Call for papers

Your ideas for topics and speakers

Your proposals

You’ve got unique ideas for topics and speakers for the 36th International Cotton Conference Bremen? Let us know.

The 36th International Cotton Conference Bremen will take place from March 30 to 31, 2022 in Bremen, Germany. The conference will be surrounded by the Bremen Cotton Week (March 28 to April 1) with several additional cotton and textile related meetings and workshops.

Visitors from all over the world are expected to attend this bi-annual event. The whole value-added chain from cotton breeding and production; testing and trading to processing, textiles and retail is represented in the conference topics. The conference visitors reflect the whole scope of the world of cotton.

The Bremen conference is a unique meeting opportunity for people from ALL sectors of the cotton business and from all continents. The event is organized by Faserinstitut Bremen e.V. (Bremen Fibre Institute) and the Bremen Cotton Exchange.

The conference will be hybrid, allowing for both on-site presentations in Bremen as well as online presentations.

You are invited to submit proposals for topics and speakers through our Call for Papers.

Conference topic areas

Present your own topic at the 36th International Cotton Conference Bremen.

Conference topic areas are:
  • Cotton breeding and production in the regions, ginning
  • Cotton quality and testing
  • Cotton trading
  • Textile processing: spinning, weaving/knitting, finishing
  • Innovative textile and technical cotton based products
  • Competition in the fibre market
  • Developments in the textile and apparel sector
  • Sustainability in cotton and textile production, circular economy, transparency
  • Developments in the fashion industry / retail; consumer expectations

You have the opportunity to present your topic as a conference presentation, in a panel discussion or as a conference poster. You have the option to present directly at the conference or on occasion of the other events during the Bremen Cotton Week such as:

  • Spinners and Textile Seminar (ITMF / IVGT)
  • International Committee on Cotton Testing Methods (ITMF)
  • ICAC Panels as CSITC, SEEP

For submitting your proposals, please visit this link to Oxford Abstracts and insert your contact and planned presentation topic (external link, registration required):

In case of questions, please contact the conference organizers directly (,

In addition, we invite you to recommend interesting topics and their presenters besides your own presentation.

In order not to clash with the summer holidays, we have decided to set the deadline on September 12th.
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