Advanced Textiles Virtual Conference

Join us for targeted advanced textiles virtual education! Your choice of ten 50-minute virtual sessions will cover content such as testing and standards; lab to market; developments and derailments in fibers and fabrics, and the industry impact and responses to COVID-19.

Must purchase an Advanced Textiles Virtual Conference Registration.

Want more Advanced Textiles opportunities? Also included in the Advanced Textiles Virtual Conference Registration are additional of Advanced Textiles sessions and Advanced Textiles campfires on top of all other Expo virtual education!

Click here to view the Advanced Textiles Virtual Conference agenda!


Advanced Textiles Exhibitors

IFAI Virtual Expo 2020 includes virtual exhibit hall space for AT innovators, suppliers, beginners and experts. Get inspired, make connections, discuss opportunities and find suppliers.


Advanced Textiles Virtual Campfires

Participate in 25-minute presentations on the virtual event platform that highlight exhibiting companies, product demos, and more!


Advanced Textiles Virtual Education

Below is a sampling of education and presenters confirmed for 2020’s Advanced Textiles Virtual Conference, and Advanced Textiles Virtual Expo Education!  Click here for the full schedule!

  • Flammability Standards for the Selection of Textiles in Space Programs – NASA
  • Designing Lightness: Structures for Saving Energy (with Book Launch) – Ed van Hinte
  • Clothing: The Next Frontier in Drug Delivery – Jordan Schindler, Nufabrx
  • Smart Textiles: From Lab Prototypes to Commercial Products – Justine Decaens, Groupe CTT
  • Perpetually Cool: How Advances in Cooling Textile Technology & Sustainability Can Help Combat Global Warming – Courtney Cruzan, brrr°
  • Textiles are the “T” in STEM – Stephanie Rodgers, Apex Mills

ATP Division

Advanced 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.


“Having now visited all the IFAI shows since more than 5 years, I’d like to share with you our excitement and satisfaction during this year’s show. This year was particularly effective for us, as we had several opportunities to share our public funded research results with interested public.”

—Andreas Bisinger, DITF–German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research, Germany