Upcoming Events

4th Future Fibres Symposium

Date and location to be announced – 2nd quarter 2020

The 4th Future Fibres Symposium will be held in the 2nd quarter of 2020 and will again feature invited international keynote speakers, as well as updates from Hub researchers. More details will be released shortly.

Previous Events

3rd Future Fibres Symposium

Monday 18th – Tuesday 19th February 2019, Institute for Frontier Materials, Deakin University Waurn Ponds campus

The 3rd Future Fibres Symposium was held in February 2019. Day 1 of the event was an open session to which other researchers were invited and featured four international keynote speakers and updates from Hub industry partners and researchers. Day 2 was closed to Hub members and enabled the sharing of detailed research updates and networking across the Hub. Read more about this event here.

2nd Future Fibres Symposium

Monday 6th – Tuesday 7th August 2018, Waurn Ponds Estate, Deakin University Waurn Ponds campus

The 2nd Future Fibres Symposium was held in August 2018. Day 1 of the event was an open session to which other researchers were invited and featured three keynote speakers and updates from Hub industry partners and researchers. Day 2 was closed to Hub members and enabled the sharing of detailed research updates and networking across the Hub. Read more about this event here.

Motorcycle Safety Seminar

Friday 27th October 2017, Institute for Frontier Materials, Deakin University Waurn Ponds campus

Motorcyclists represent an increasing proportion of road users killed (17 per cent) and seriously injured (23 per cent) in Australian road crashes.

An upcoming seminar organised by the Institute for Frontier Materials (IFM), and co-sponsored by the ARC Research Hub for Future Fibres, will bring experts together to raise questions and identify topics for research and development for the advancement of motorcycle safety.

To learn more about this Seminar read the article here.

Hub Mini-conference

Wednesday 18th October, Institute for Frontier Materials, Deakin University Waurn Ponds campus

The mini-conference provided an opportunity for Hub members to connect and be updated on progress on Hub-funded projects over the last 6 months. It also combined a session on intellectual property which proved very useful.

To learn more about this mini-conference read the news article here.

Smart and Intelligent Textiles Conference

Thursday 24th August 2017, Institute for Frontier Materials, Deakin University Waurn Ponds campus

The Smart and Intelligent Textiles Conference, organised by the Technical Textiles and Nonwoven Association (TTNA) and sponsored by the ARC Research Hub for Future Fibres, was held at IFM on Thursday 24th August 2017. Delegates from industry and academia came together to listen to five speakers discussing current and future trends in smart textiles.

To learn more about this conference read the news article here.

Future Fibres Symposium

27-28th February 2017, Institute for Frontier Materials, Deakin University Waurn Ponds campus

The inaugural Future Fibres Symposium was held in February 2017 and featured keynote presentations from international partner investigators as well as Hub researchers.

To learn more about the Symposium read the news article here.