Tuesday, October 18, 2016
9:30 – 11:00 am

Charlotte Convention Center 210AB
Introducing the advanced textile technology, market and products of Japan

9:30 – 10:15 am

Mr. Tamon Akiba
Japan Chemical Fiber Association, Toray Industries, Inc.
Title: Future on the Japanese high functional/performance fibers

– History of chemical fiber industry in Japan

– Strength of chemical fiber industry in Japan

– Case study of high performance fibers

– Case study of high functional fibers

– Outlook and future of the industry/technology

 – Case study of futuristic advanced products

10:15 – 11:30 am

Ms. Hanako Ogawa
Chukoh Chemical Industries, Ltd.
Title: Learning from natural disasters – safety of the lightweight membrane materials
Abstract: Japan has suffered from the damages of many natural disasters, including the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011. The presentation is to share the issues of public facilities against disasters and to introduce several applications of advanced textile products for architecture.

Japan package registration price: members $119.00     non-members $179.00
No additional Fee for Expo Plus registrants. Includes keynote lunch on Tuesday and show floor admission.
To Register, please Contact Jennifer Fisher jarfisher@ifai.com  +1 651 225 6987