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Advanced Textiles Campfires

Wednesday, Oct 2
Title
11 – 11:30 am Emergency Avalanche Transceiver Garment | Advanced Textiles Student Design Winners
Noon – 12:30 pm InfraRed (IR) Thermal Cameras for Clothing Evaluations – scientific tool or just a toy?
1 – 1:30 pm Idea Blueprint: Mapping out your idea
2 – 2:30 pm Supporting the Textile Industry: Textile Testing and Development Resources for Startups, Small Business, Students & Corporations
3 – 3:30 pm “Spacetex-2“ – Enhancing Evaporative Heat Loss in Performance Apparel for Astronauts
4 – 4:30 pm Understanding How Coated Fabric Manufacturers Adhere to Prop 65 Requirements
Thursday, Oct 3
 
Noon – 12:30 pm The Added Benefit: How Flame Retardants Contribute to Coated Fabrics
1 – 1:30 pm An Update on the IPC E-Textiles Committee’s Standards Activities
2 – 2:30 pm Development of Textile-based Sensors for Inspection of Composite Materials
3 – 3:30 pm The Evolution of Medical Textiles for Vascular Surgical Applications
4 – 4:30 pm Supporting the Textile Industry: Textile Testing and Development Resources for Startups, Small Business, Students & Corporations
Friday, Oct 4
 
11 – 11:30 am Important Trends Impacting Nonwoven Technology in Industrial Fabric Markets

Specialty Fabrics Campfires

Wednesday, Oct 2
Title
11:30 am – Noon Explore the Differences in Marine Enclosure Materials
12:30 – 1 pm Selling Specialty Products
1:30 – 2 pm Exploring Industrial Fabric Welding Equipment and their Applications
2:30 – 3 pm Government Relations Update: Trade, Tariffs, and Military Procurement
Thursday, Oct 3
 
11 – 11:30 am Textile Tariff Update – China 301 and More
12:30 – 1 pm Dynamic Energy Developments: Data, Digitalization, Demand, Distributed Generation & Decarbonization
1:30 – 2 pm Fire Retardancy in Shade Structures – Requirements and Solutions
3:30 – 4 pm Textile Industry Retirement Plan

Shade and Weather Protection Campfires

Wednesday, Oct 2
Title
11 – 11:30 am Architectural Shifts to Outdoor venues – “Benefits of Pergolas and Structures”
Noon – 12:30 pm Designing Shade to Consider the Path of the Sun
3 – 3:30 pm Engineering with Air: Understanding Inflatable Technologies and their Applications
4 – 4:30 pm Shade Sail University Chapter 3: How do I sell these things?
Thursday, Oct 3
 
Noon – 12:30 pm Shade Sail University Chapter 5: Shade Sail Installation
1 – 1:30 pm Overhead: Knowing Your Costs so that You Actually Make Money
3 – 3:30 pm Fabric Structures and the Building Code
Friday, Oct 4
 
11 – 11:30 am Fire Retardancy in Shade Structures – Requirements and Solutions

E-Textiles Discussions

Wednesday, Oct 2
Title
11:30 am – Noon If We Build It, Will They Wear It?
12:30 – 1 pm Antimicrobial Treatments of Textiles
1:30 – 2 pm Integrating Technology into Fabric Products: A Case Study in Solar Powered Fabric
3:30 – 4 pm Smart Medical Textiles Designs Needed for More Effective Patient Visits
Thursday, Oct 3
 
11 – 11:30 am Aerospace E-Textiles Discussion
12:30 – 1 pm Leveraging E-Textiles as a Driver of Innovation in Wearable Technology
1:30 – 2 pm Designing Antimicrobial Knitted Spacer Fabric for Vacuum Assisted Wound Closure
2:30 – 3 pm Use Cases for Energy Generation in Fabric Products
3:30 – 4 pm Realizing E-textiles for Clinical and Tele-Health Monitoring
Friday, Oct 4
 
11:30 am – Noon Aerospace E-Textiles Discussion