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ITAA is a professional, educational association composed of scholars, educators, and students in the textile, apparel, and merchandising disciplines in higher education. ITAA welcomes professionals employed in those fields who wish to join with members of the Association in the pursuit of knowledge, interchange of ideas, and dissemination of knowledge through meetings, special events, and publications.

The International Textile and Apparel Association promotes the discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge and is a primary resource for its members in strengthening leadership and service to society.

Focus and Scope

The ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings is accepting proceedings from the 2023 Annual Conference.

Submission Checklist

The submission process consists of the following steps:

  • Read and accept the notices on this page;
  • Provide information about your paper. Under abstract, please provide a brief abstract of up to 150 words;
  • Provide information about the author(s);
  • Upload the file containing the full abstract;
  • Review the information provided and submit.

Your paper must be completed using the template for the 2023 Annual Conference proceedings. Add name and affiliation for all authors as well as keywords.

Copyright Notice

Author(s) who publish in the ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings retain copyright in their work, and give the International Textile and Apparel Association and the Iowa State University Digital Press non-exclusive permission to reproduce, distribute, prepare derivatives of, and display the work in order to manage, publish, and preserve the Proceedings. Papers in the ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings are published under a Creative Commons Attribution License, which allows others to copy, share, and adapt the paper, so long as the original work and its publication in these proceedings is properly cited. 

Peer Review

Abstracts submitted for presentation undergo double-anonymous peer review. Proceedings files of accepted presentations do not undergo further review.


International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference Proceedings allows the following licences for submission:

  • None
  • CC BY 4.0
    Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.

Publication Fees

There are no fees to publish in the ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings.

Publication Cycle

The proceedings are published annually following the conclusion of the annual conference.


Section or article type

Public Submissions

Peer Reviewed


Keynotes, Special Sessions, and Workshops

Consumer Behavior

Creative Design: Graduate

Creative Design: Professional

Creative Design: Undergraduate


Curatorial Exhibition Scholarship

Design and Product Development


Merchandising/Marketing/Retailing: Branding

Merchandising/Marketing/Retailing: Management

Pedagogy and Professional Development

Social and Psychological Aspects

Sustainability and Social Responsibility

Textile and Apparel Industries

Textile and Apparel Science

Undergraduate Research