Pre-Expo Conference  – Monday, October 15 with 24 sessions dedicated to the Advanced Textiles field. Session content includes: Aerospace, Medical, Safety and Protective, Testing, Smart Fabrics and Fabric Advancements. A Full Registration is required and includes continental breakfast, hot topic discussion luncheon, education and a closing networking reception.

 

Smart Fabrics Program with E-Textiles Workshop – Located on the show floor, the E-Textiles Workshop is a gathering place for e-textiles innovators, suppliers, beginners and experts. Get inspired, make connections, discuss opportunities and find suppliers as you explore:

  • E-Textiles Samples – gather samples of materials used in the construction of e-textile products.
  • E-Textiles Learning – 30-minute discussions facilitated by application specific experts.
  • Deconstruction Sessions – sessions show how the end-user experience is delivered through the deconstruction of various e-textiles currently on the market
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Testing ProgramIn cooperation with NC State College of Textiles, learning opportunities for the Testing Program are available both on and off the show floor.

  • Pre-Expo Conference: Testing Curriculum

Improve your decision-making based on textile properties and better understand the methodology and interpretation of standard test procedures. A full registration is required to participate.

  • Textile Testing Certificate

Complete the Testing Track at the Pre-Expo Conference and additional lab requirements within the Testing Demo Zone to earn this certificate, which can be applied toward North Carolina State University’s (NCSU) Textile Technology Certificate Program. A full registration is required to participate.

  • Testing Demo Zone

Located on the show floor, the Testing Demo Zone allows you to interact with experts and see the latest equipment from Testing exhibitors. You’ll find live demonstrations, Q&A sessions, Intro to Testing Seminar and videos designed to create a better understanding of testing, current research, product development and product claims. Included with Show Floor registration.

  • Intro to Testing Certificate

Complete the Intro to Testing Seminar and additional lab requirements within the Testing Demo Zone to earn this certificate, which can be applied toward NCSU Textile Technology Certificate Program. Included with Show Floor registration.

 

Advanced Textiles Campfires [Booth A2214] – free, 20-minute presentations on the show floor
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Advanced Textiles Lounge [Booth A2519] – located on the show floor; a place to relax, recharge and network
Presented by Jomar Softcorp, Booth A3131

 

ATP DivisionAdvanced Textiles Product Division (ATP) – ATP supports the entire industry and offers support, networking, education and scholarships to help ensure its future. For more information on ATP including a member list, scholarship information, a list of webinars and the latest news, click here.