E-Textiles 2023: Call for Papers

E-Textiles 2023 invites researchers, students, and experts working in industry to send original abstracts on E-Textile research and innovations for peer review by the Technical Programme Committee. Selected abstracts will be chosen for oral presentations, while other accepted abstracts will be presented at the conference in a poster format. There will also be a Best Student Paper Prize. Extended abstracts (four pages) of accepted papers will be published in indexed, open access Conference Proceedings.

Topics of interest include:

Sensing and Actuating

  • Different sensing systems
  • Different (novel) actuators
  • Stretchable/flexible/soft textile compatible sensors and electronics

Reliability, Sustainability & Future Trends

  • Opportunities and challenges
  • Reliability testing
  • The durability of material stacks
  • Sustainable materials, methods, EoL solutions
  • Simulation and modelling

Manufacturing & Materials

  • Production methods
  • Printed electronics
  • Roll-to-roll materials and methods
  • Emerging functional materials for e-textiles
  • Functionalized yarn manufacturing
  • Packaging and encapsulation

Standards & Certification

  • Certifications to enter the market
  • Standards developed/being developed

Design & Fashion

  • User-centred design
  • Fashion applications
  • Embodied, Tactile and Sensory E-Textiles (therapeutic, stimulating, engaging applications)

Healthcare and Sport Applications

  • Data privacy and cyber security
  • VR, AR, Motion Capture

Work Wear and Protective Apparel Applications

  • Defence applications
  • Civil Security (Police/Firefighters)
  • Industrial Workwear

Energy Solutions for E-Textiles

  • Energy harvesting power supplies
  • Textile batteries and supercapacitors


Please use the attached E-Textiles 2023 Abstract Template (1 page + figures) to submit your abstract. Please also supply a short one paragraph biography and preferably submit these in PDF format. Submissions should be made here: https://www.conftool.org/e-textiles2023/

When submitting an abstract, please indicate whether you would like to be considered for an oral presentation, poster presentation or both. If you require a visa to attend the conference, you can select “Early Review” and we will endeavor to provide additional time for visa application.

Abstract deadline:

Friday 8th September 2023. Authors will be informed of the successful acceptance of their abstract approximately one month prior to the conference.