Int. Conference on Cellulose Fibres 2022 2 – 3 February 2022, hybrid event, Cologne (Germany)

Panel Discussion with all Speakers of the Session and the managing director of the Austrian Fiber Institute Friedrich Weninger on:

„Cellulose as a sustainable,renewable material - to be inspired by new technologies and applications“

Date: February 3, 2022 at 03:45 pm.
Program and registration:



Call for Papers 2022

The programme committee is now accepting paper proposals for the Dornbirn GFC Global Fiber Congress 2022.

Looking forward to receiving high-quality submissions that will help shape the challenging future for the fibre- and textile industry and contribute to our world-class technical program.

  • Fiber Innovations
  • Sustainability and Circular Economy/recycling
  • Machinery and equipment for Recycling
  • Digitalisation and Smart Textiles
  • Energy and Mobility
  • Smart, functional Surface
  • Apparel, Sports and Leisure Wear
  • Nonwovens, Technical Textiles and Home Textiles

To present futhermore the most important developments and findings, we kindly invite you to submit your proposal for lectures:Registration form

Proposals will now be accepted through 15 January 2022.


Textile Innovation Week, 25 - 29 October, online

Visit the exhibition booth of DORNBIRN-GFC on the textile innovation event. We present the visitors lectures on the topics NEW FIBRES and further information about the Dornbirn-GFC.

Innovate is a textile innovation event — the showcase for breakthrough production technologies, innovative new textile materials and global innovator.

Our highlight on the WTIN Innovation Week: Panel Discussion
Title: Mega Trends in Fibers
Date: October 28th at 17:30 CET, 5.30 pm CET
Duration: totally 1 hour (40 minutes discussion & 20 minutes Q&A)
Participants: Robert van de Kerkhof ( CCO Lenzing), Gunnar Seide (Professor Biopolymer Institute Maastricht University), Nick Earlam ( CEO Plexus - Cotton), Juha Salmela (CEO Spinnova)







Great public interest in the 60th Dornbirn GFC 2021

With around 500 visitors, the 60th Dornbirn 2021, online event, was a great success.International brands such as Microsoft, Continental, Nike, Adidas etc. were on the road as visitors to the 96 presentations and 25 exhibitors. International brands such as Microsoft, Continental, Nike, Adidas etc. were on the road as visitors to the 96 presentations and 25 exhibitors.

With new contacts and ideas we are starting with the preparations for the 61st Dornbirn-GFC 2022 from September 14 - 16 at the Kulturhaus Dornbirn, Austria.


Visit the exhibition area at the Dornbirn GFC

From 15 - 17 September we will be online for our visitors on air with 96 presentations and an exhibition area with 25 booths. Here are a few examples of the colorful mix.




See and be seen!

Is the motto for the visitors in the meeting room ““. With one click congress participants get into a conversation. Guests can see who is speaking to whom. They move their picture around with their mouse. To join a conversation, they move closer. To leave it, they move away. Simple as that.
As in Dornbirn itself , networking and the exchange of informations is the focus of the congress.


60. Dornbirn-GFC 2021, 15 – 17 September

25 exhibitors: virtual exhibition hall
"": meeting point for getting to know each other and networking
Innovation platform: Packaging Industry meets Fibre Industry
Deep Dive Session & round table: Edana/Index & Dornbirn GFC

 96 technical presentations on the topics:
- Fiber Innovation
- Sustainability and Circular Economy
- Apparel & Fashion & Sustainability
- Surface Modification
- Nonwovens
- Machinery
Program and ticket registration:
Ticket price all inclusive: € 300,-



Specialists from the global fiber world give insight into their latest innovations. We present the speakers of the 3-day online congress from September 15 to 17, 2021. We thank all speakers from industry and research for their support at the anniversary online event.

Information, speaker line-up, ticket registration:


Program with 96 presentations online!

96 expert presentations from industry and academic research support the Dornbirn-GFC 2021 in online format with lectures. Use our innovation platform to secure your knowledge advantage on the following topics.
- Fiber Innovations
- Circular Economy, Sustainability
- Machinery
- Surface Modification
- Apparel &Fashion & Sustainability

60. Dornbirn-GFC 2021 form 15 - 17 September.
Program and ticket registration:


2021 the 60. Dornbirn-GFC network online!

The Global Fiber Congress will network visitors online with 96 lectures and 20 exhibitors from the fiber industry. The program from September 11 - 13, 2021, is available for download on our homepage. The registration for the 3 day ticket is also possible from now on our homepage.

The congress presents the following topics: Fiber Innovation, Circular Economy, Sustainability, Surface Modification, Apparel and Machinery.