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Full Show Floor Schedule

Wednesday, Sep 27
Time Presentation Location
 7:30 am-5:30 pm  Registration Open  Foyer Hall E
 9:30-11 am  Annual Meeting and Keynote Speaker  La Nouvelle Orleans
 11 am-5:30pm  Show Floor Open  Hall E – G
 11 am  Hackathon Design Challenge  E-Textiles Workshop A200
 11 am – 5:30pm  E-Textiles Workshop Open  E-Textiles Workshop A200
 11 am – 5:30pm  Testing Demo Open Testing Demo Zone A149
 11 am-5:30 pm  Mentor Meetings  A126
 11 am-5:30 pm  Fabric Sourcing Center  IFAI Hub
 11 am-5:30 pm  Show Stopper  Halls E-G
 11:15-11:45 am  Advanced Textiles Student Design Competition Winner  AT Campfilre A123
 11:15-12:45 am  Intro to Testing  Testing A149
 11:30 am-3:30 pm  Demo Booth: Manufacturing for Good  Booth 1455
 Noon-12:30 pm New Toxic Substance Control Act Premanufacture and
Chemical Data Reporting Requirements
AT Campfire A1111
 Noon-2 pm  E-Textiles Ask the Experts  E-Textiles Workshop A200
 12:45-1:15 pm  Spunmelt Technology for Advanced Nonwovens  AT Campfire A1111
 1-1:30 pm  Fabric Graphics Student Design Competition Winner  SF Campfire 1155
 1:30-2 pm  Training and Education for the Demands of a High Tech Industry  AT Campfire A1111
 1:30-2 pm  Fabric Structures Student Design Competition Winner  Shade Campfire S2447
 1:30-3 pm  Shade Sail Installation Demonstration  S-2639
 2-2:15 pm  Testing Q&A: Comfort  Testing A149
 2-2:30 pm  Getting the Most Out of Your Membership with IFAI  SF Campfire 1155
 2:15-2:45 pm  Advancements in Technical Textiles in the 21st Century  AT Campfire A111
 2:30-3 pm  E-Textiles Discussion: Bio / Medical  E-Textiles Workshop A200
 2:30-3 pm  Improving Profitability through Better Financial Management  Shade Campfire S2447
 3-3:15 pm  Testing Q&A: Automotive  Testing A149
 3-3:30 pm  Labeling Laws: Challenges for Innovative and Specialty Textiles  AT Campfires A111
 3-3:30 pm  Government Relations Update  SF Campfire 1155
 3:30-4 pm  E-Textiles Discussion: Structures  E-Textiles Workshop A200
 3:30-4 pm  Ask the Editors  Shade Campfire S2447
 3:45-4:30 pm  Success Stories in Innovation – Medical Textiles  AT Campfire A111
 4-4:15 pm  Testing Q&A: Home  Testing A149
 4-4:30 pm  Improving Profitability through Better Financial Management  SF Campfire 1155
 4:30-5 pm  E-Textiles Discussion: Apparel  E-Textiles Workshop A200
 4:30-5 pm  Social Media Madness  Shade Campfire S2447
 4:45-5:30 pm  Nonwovens in Filtration  AT Campfire A111
 5-5:15 pm  Testing Q&A: Military  Testing A149
 All Day  Open Meetings  IFAI Hub
Thursday, Sep 28
Time Presentation Location
 7:30 am-5:30 pm  Registration Open  Foyer Hall E
 9:30-11 am  Awards and Keynote Speaker  La Nouvelle Orleans
 11 am-5:30 pm  Show Floor Open  Hall E – G
 11 am – 5:30pm  E-Textiles Workshop Open  E-Textiles Workshop A200
 11 am – 5:30pm  Testing Demo Open Testing Demo Zone A149
 11 am-5:30pm  Mentor Meetings  A126
 11 am-5:30pm  Fabric Sourcing Center  IFAI Hub
 11 am-5:30pm  Show Stopper  Halls E-G
 11:15-11:45 am  Textiles for a Living Space  AT Campfilre A123
 11:15-12:45 am  Intro to Testing  Testing A149
 11:30 am-Noon  E-Textiles Discussion: Health / Fitness  E-Textiles Workshop A200
 11:30 am-3:30 pm  Demo Booth: Manufacturing for Good  Booth 1455
 Noon-12:30 pm  Why Does the Structural Integrity of Your
Protective Clothing Hang by a Thread
 AT Campfire A1111
 Noon-12:30 pm  Textiles 101  SF Campfire 1155
 12:30-1 pm  E-Textiles Discussion: Virtual Reality  E-Textiles Workshop A200
 12:30-1 pm  Awning & Canopy Student Design Competition Winner  Shade Campfire S2447
 12:45-1:15 pm  3D Printing for the Textile and Apparel Industries AT Campfire A1111
 1-1:30 pm  Contract Sewing SF Campfire 1155
 1:30-2 pm  Improve Health with Technology Textiles AT Campfire A1111
 1:30-2 pm  E-Textiles Discussion: Home E-Textiles Workshop A200
 1:30-2 pm  Working with Engineers Shade Campfire S2447
 2-2:15 pm  Testing Q&A: Protection Testing A149
 2-2:30 pm  Engaging the Next Generation in the Textile Industry SF Campfire 1155
 2:15-2:45 pm  Odor Control Solutions for Textiles AT Campfire A111
 2:30-3 pm  E-Textiles Discussion: Protection  E-Textiles Workshop A200
 2:30-3 pm  Preventative Maintenance for your Cutting Machine  Shade Campfire S2447
 3-3:15 pm  Testing Q&A: Medical  Testing A149
 3-3:30 pm  Will the next Alexander McQueen Be a Biologist  AT Campfire A111
 3-3:30 pm  Automation MythBusters  SF Campfire 1155
 3:30-4 pm  E-Textiles Discussion: Automotive  E-Textiles Workshop A200
 3:30-4 pm  Getting the Most Out of Your Membership with IFAI  Shade Campfire S2447
 3:45-4:30 pm  Success Stories in Innovation – Apparel  AT Campfire A111
 4-4:15 pm  Testing Q&A: Aerospace  Testing A149
 4-4:30 pm  Build Your Online Shopping Cart  SF Campfire 1155
 4:30-5 pm  E-Textiles Discussion: Military  E-Textiles Workshop A200
 4:30-5 pm  Preventative Maintenance for your Welding Machine  Shade Campfire S2447
 4:45-5:30 pm  Nonwovens in Transportation  AT Campfire A111
 5-5:15 pm  Testing Q&A: Color Testing A149
 All Day  Open Meetings  IFAI Hub
Friday, Sep 29
Time Presentation Location
 8 am-2 pm  Registration Open  Foyer Hall E
  9 am-2 pm  Show Floor Open  Hall E – G
  9-11 am  Demo Booth: Manufacturing for Good Booth 1455
 9 am – 2pm  E-Textiles Workshop Open  E-Textiles Workshop A200
 9 am – 2pm  Testing Demo Open Testing Demo Zone A149
  9 am-2 pm  Mentor Meetings  A126
  9 am-2 pm  Fabric Sourcing Center  IFAI Hub
  9 am-2 pm  Show Stopper  Halls E-G
 9:15-9:45 am  The Local-for-Local Model for Apparel
Development and Manufacturing
 AT Campfilre A123
 9:30 am  E-Textiles Hackathon Design Challenge Winners Announced E-Textiles Workshop A200
 10-10:15 am Testing Q&A: Arc Protection Testing A149
 10-10:30 am  Product Quality: Linking User Needs, Performance, and Durability AT Campfire A1111
 10-10:30 am  Rigid Enclosures SF Campfire 1155
 10:30-11 am  E-Textiles Discussion: Sports E-Textiles Workshop A200
 10:30-11 am  Getting the Most out of Your Membership with IFAI Shade Campfire S2447
 10:45-11:15 am  SizeNorthAmerica Anthropometric Survey AT Campfire A1111
 11-11:15 am  Testing Q&A: Nonwovens Testing A149
 11-11:30 am  Prototyping SF Campfire 1155
 11:30 am-Noon  E-Textiles Discussion: Aerospace E-Textiles Workshop A200
11:30 am-12:15 pm  Nonwovens in Safety AT Campfire A111
 11:30 am  Free Lunch Showfloor
 Noon-12:15 pm  Testing Q&A: Antimicrobials Testing A149
 12:30-1 pm  Special Additives for Military Textiles AT Campfire A111
 12:30-1:15 pm  Don’t leave Valuable IP Unprotected: Design Patents in
the Wearable Market: IP Wearables, Design, Patent, Intellectual
 E-Textiles Workshop A200
 All Day  Open Meetings IFAI Hub