Biobased Textiles and Plastics

16 Oct 2018 09:00 - 17:00


The importance of biobased materials is still growing in the European textile and plastic converting industries. Each year, new applications are being developed imposing increasingly stringent demands on mechanical properties, durability and additional functionalities.
The 3rd International Conference on Biobased Textiles and Plastics will identify the main changes and trends in the fiels of biobased thermoplastics for textiles and plastics, and provide a comprehensive update of all aspects for commercial applications. The focus will be on durable and high-end applications.

Call for Papers and scientific posters

We kindly invite you to present a lecture and/or scientific poster at the conference that will focus on:

  • Biobased textiles and plastics
  • Applications
  • Legislation
  • Standardisation

Authors are invited to submit papers and posters on:

  • Biobased materials
  • Processing of biobased raw materials
  • Coatings or finishes on biobased materials
  • Applications of biobased materials in products
  • Additives for biobased textiles and plastics
Abstracts and CV to be introduced to the conference secretariat before April 15, 2018 by means of this word template.
Please note that all submitted abstracts will be peer-reviewed by the scientific committee and acceptance will be communicated shortly.


  • Submission of abstract lectures and scientific posters: April 15, 2018
  • Submission of presentations: September 15, 2018
  • Submission of posters proposals in A4: October 1, 2018

Target groups

  • Producers and distributors of bioabased thermoplastic polymers and compounds
  • Producers of biobased end products in the textile and plastic converting sectors
  • Research centres and universities
  • Authorities (legislation, standardisation...)

Conference Language


Promote your products/services

The conference organisation offers two promotion packages:

€ 300 promotion package

Publication of your corporate logo

  • on the conference website
  • on the welcoming slides
  • on/in all conference-related publications

€ 800 promotion package

Promotion stand
Publication of your corporate logo

  • on the conference website
  • on the welcoming slides
  • on/in all conference-related publications



The conference participants will visit the promotion stands during the coffee and lunch breaks

  • the stands may be installed on October 16, 2018 (morning)
  • table on demand

Registration fees

Early bird discount of 10% for registrations made before August 31, 2018

Basic registration fee:

300 euro

Reduced fees for:

  • Centexbel and partner members, participants presenting a scientific poster and sponsors: 270 euro
  • Conference speakers: 150 euro

Centexbel member conference speakers

  • free of charge


  • conference attendance: cost recovery rates (please contact Ann De Grijse for more details)

The registration fee covers attendance of the conference sessions, the conference proceedings, coffee breaks and lunch.
VAT not included in prices. Payment upon reception of invoice.

Conference Office

Ann De Grijse | Centexbel
e-mail: adg [at] centexbel [dot] be
phone : +32 9 243 82 20



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