By bringing together people from many different horizons, each contributing complementary experiences, it is the aim of ISEND 2011 Europe to provide a genuine platform for discussing the crucial issues facing the cultural and economic revival of natural dyes and colorants, and to present examples of the contribution they already make to a “greener” world. This International Symposium and Exhibition on Natural Dyes will last for six days, featuring lectures, posters, films, dyeing demonstrations, a market of natural dyes and pigments and products using them, two special exhibitions (at the Aquarium and at the Museum of Natural History). We shall also organize field excursions to visit farmers growing dye plants, laboratories and to meet the local species of purple-producing muricids along the sea-shore ... http://www.isend2011.com
Travel grant available to Textile Society of America Members. Applicants do not need to be presenting papers to apply for this TSA program. Grant recipients will be asked to provide some time to TSA during the conference, to be determined. We also ask that recipients provide a brief report (500 words) on their experience, to be included in the TSA newsletter. The Textile Society of America Travel Grant Program to attend ISEND 2011 Natural Dye Conference, LA ROCHELLE, France April 25-30, 2011
Thanks to the generosity of The Reed Foundation, The Textile Society of America is offering travel funds in the amount of $2000 each to assist three Textile Society of America members to attend the ISEND conference (for more information please use the link below):
These funds are intended to help cover some of the travel costs associated with the conference, and applicants will need to demonstrate that they understand the total funds needed to attend by submitting a budget with the application. Grants will be awarded through an open application process for all TSA members.
If you are interested to apply, please complete and submit the linked brief application form no later than February 1, 2011: Contact TSA.Awards2011@gmail.com with any questions you may have. Also, please type TSA TRAVEL GRANT in the subject line. Applicants will be notified by Feb 20th.