The International Federation of Knitting Technologists (IFKT) will be held in Turkey from September 25 to 26, 2014. IFKT 2014 will take place simultaneously with the International Congress on Healthcare and Medical Textiles. IFKT was founded in 1956. It aims to promote the interests of the knitting industry. It has national sections in Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Korea, Mongolia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovenia and Switzerland, Turkey and Ukraine.
IFKT is the center of interest for researchers from different knitting areas where they can discuss and share knowledge and also provide a platform for further conceptual development on all symposium topics. The conference will cover areas like new fibers and materials innovation in knitting technology and knitting machines, technical textiles, functional knitted materials, comfort and wellbeing simulation and modeling fashion in knitting and clothing, finishing treatments of the knitted fabrics, quality and testing in knitting marketing, and management in knitting education in knitting.