All locations are in the South Concourse
*The following is subject to change. Disclaimer at bottom of page.


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Monday, Sept 30
Time Event Location
7:30 am – 5:30 pm

Registration Open

S220 A-D
Level 2

8 am – 5 pm

Exhibitor Move-In

South Halls A&B
Level 1

Tuesday, Oct 1
Time Event Location
7:30 am – 5:30 pm

Registration Open

S220 A-D
Level 2

8 am – 3:30 pm

Behind the Scenes Tour at Disney
Ticket required

Walt Disney World

8 am – 5 pm

Exhibitor Move-In

South Halls A&B
Level 1

1 – 5 pm

Advanced Textiles Conference
Must have All Access registration

S210 A-D
Level 2

5 – 6:30 pm

Advanced Textiles Conference Networking Reception
For Advanced Textiles Conference attendees

Destination Lounge
Level 2

6:30 – 9:30 pm

Industrial Fabrics Foundation Night
Ticket required

Lafayette’s Music Room
9101 International Dr #2220

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Wednesday, Oct 2
Time Event Location
6:30 – 8:30 am

Fun Run
Ticket required

OCCC

8 am – 5 pm

Registration Open

S220 A-D
Level 2

8:30 – 9:45 am

IFAI Annual Meeting Followed by Keynote Speaker

Sponsored By:

S230 A-C
Level 2

10 am – Noon

Classroom Education

S210 A-D
Level 2

10 am – 5 pm

Show Floor Open

South Halls A&B
Level 1

10 am – 5 pm

Fabric Sourcing Center and Welcome Desk

Booth 1205

10 am – 5 pm

E-Textiles Pavilion

Booth A813

10 am – 5 pm

IFAI Hub

Show Floor

10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Pet a Puppy Fundraising Booth

Booth A831

10:30 – 11 am

Market Segment Open Meeting: Military

IFAI Hub (Show Floor)

11 – 11:30 am

Shade and Weather Protection Campfire
Architectural Shifts to Outdoor Venues – “Benefits of Pergolas and Structures”

Booth 2459

11 – 11:30 am

Advanced Textiles Campfire
Advanced Textiles Student Design Winner

Booth A859

11:30 am – 3:30 pm

Demo Booth: Manufacturing for Good

Booth A879

11:30 am – Noon

Specialty Fabrics Campfire
Explore the Differences in Marine Enclosure Materials

Booth 2059

11:30 am – Noon

Market Segment Open Meeting: U.S. Fabrics / USIFI

IFAI Hub (Show Floor)

11:30 am – Noon

E-Textiles Discussion: If We Build It, Will They Wear It?

Booth A813

Noon – 12:30 pm

Shade and Weather Protection Campfire
Designing Shade to Consider the Path of the Sun

Booth 2459

Noon – 12:30 pm

Advanced Textiles Campfire
InfraRed (IR) Thermal Cameras for Clothing Evaluations – scientific tool or just a toy?

Booth A859

12:30 – 1 pm

Specialty Fabrics Campfire
Selling Specialty Products

Booth 2059

12:30 – 1 pm

E-Textiles Discussion: Designing Antimicrobial Knitted Spacer Fabric for Vacuum Assisted Wound Closure

Booth A813

12:30 – 1 pm

Market Segment Open Meetings: Awning / PAMA

IFAI Hub (Show Floor)

1 – 1:30 pm

Advanced Textiles Campfire
Idea Blueprint: Mapping out your idea

Booth A859

1:30 – 2 pm

Specialty Fabrics Campfire
Exploring Industrial Fabric Welding Equipment and their Applications

Booth 2059

1:30 – 2 pm

Market Segment Open Meeting: Fabric Structure/FSA

IFAI Hub (Show Floor)

1:30 – 2 pm

E-Textiles Discussion: Integrating Technology into Fabric Products: A Case Study in Solar Powered Fabric

Booth A813

2 - 2:30 pm

Advanced Textiles Campfire
Supporting the Textile Industry: Textile Testing and Development Resources for Startups, Small Business, Students & Corporations

Booth A859

2:30 – 3 pm

Specialty Fabrics Campfire
Government Relations Update: Trade, Tariffs, and
Military Procurement

Booth 2059

2:30 – 3 pm

Market Segment Open Meeting: Tent / TRD

IFAI Hub (Show Floor)

3 – 5 pm

Classroom Education

S210 A-D
Level 2

3 – 3:30 pm

Shade and Weather Protection Campfire
Engineering with Air: Understanding Inflatable
Technologies and their Applications

Booth 2459

3 – 3:30 pm

Advanced Textiles Campfire
“Spacetex-2“ – Enhancing Evaporative Heat Loss
 in Performance Apparel for Astronauts

Booth A859

3:30 – 4 pm

E-Textiles Discussion: Smart Medical Textiles Designs Needed for More Effective Patient Visits

Booth A813

3:30 – 4 pm

Market Segment Open Meeting: Geosynthetics / GMA

IFAI Hub (Show Floor)

4 – 4:30 pm

Shade and Weather Protection Campfire
Shade Sail University Chapter 3: How do I sell
these things?

Booth 2459

4 – 4:30 pm

Advanced Textiles Campfire
Understanding how Coated Fabric Manufacturers
adhere to Prop 65 Requirements

Booth A859

4:30 – 5 pm

Market Segment Open Meeting: IFAI Canada

IFAI Hub (Show Floor)

5 – 6:30 pm

IFAI Expo Opening Reception

Sponsored By:

S230
Level 2

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Thursday, Oct 3
Time Event Location
8 am – 5 pm

Registration Open

S220 A-D
Level 2

8:30 – 9:45 am

Awards and Networking Breakfast
Ticket required

S230 A-C
Level 2

10 am – Noon

Classroom Education

S210 A-D
Level 2

10 am – 5 pm

Show Floor Open

South Halls A&B
Level 1

10 am – 5 pm

Fabric Sourcing Center and Welcome Desk

Booth 1205

10 am – 5 pm

E-Textiles Pavilion

Booth A813

10 am – 5 pm

IFAI Hub

Show Floor

10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Pet a Puppy Fundraising Booth

Booth A831

10:30 – 11 am

Market Segment Open Meeting: Narrow Fabrics / NFI

IFAI Hub (Show Floor)

11 – 11:30 am

Specialty Fabrics Campfire
Textile Tariff Update – China 301 and More

Booth 2059

11 – 11:30 am

E-Textiles Discussion: Aerospace

Booth A813

11:30 am – 3:30 pm

Demo Booth: Manufacturing for Good

Booth A879

Noon – 12:30 pm

Shade and Weather Protection Campfire
Shade Sail University Chapter 5: Shade Sail
Installation

Booth 2459

Noon – 12:30 pm

Advanced Textiles Campfire
The Added Benefit: How Flame Retardants Contribute
to Coated Fabrics

Booth A859

12:30 – 1 pm

Specialty Fabrics Campfire
Dynamic Energy Developments: Data, Digitalization,
Demand, Distributed Generation & Decarbonization

Booth 2059

12:30 - 1 pm

E-Textiles Discussion: Leveraging E-Textiles as a Driver of Innovation in Wearable Technology

Booth A813

12:30 – 1 pm

Market Segment Open Meeting: Tarp / TA

IFAI Hub (Show Floor)

1 – 1:30 pm

Shade and Weather Protection Campfire
Overhead: Knowing Your Costs so that You Actually
Make Money

Booth 2459

1 – 1:30 pm

Advanced Textiles Campfire
An Update on the IPC E-Textiles Committee’s
Standards Activities

Booth A859

1:30 – 2 pm

Specialty Fabrics Campfire
Fire Retardancy in Shade Structures – requirements
and solutions

Booth 2059

1:30 – 2 pm

Market Segment Open Meeting: Fabric Graphics / FGA

IFAI Hub (Show Floor)

1:30 – 2 pm

E-Textiles Discussion: Antimicrobial Treatments of Textiles

Booth A813

2 – 2:30 pm

Advanced Textiles Campfire
Development of Textile-based Sensors for Inspection
of Composite Materials

Booth A859

2:30 - 3 pm

E-Textiles Discussion: Use Cases for Energy Generation in Fabric Products

Booth A813

2:30 – 3 pm

Market Segment Open Meeting: Advanced Textiles / ATP

IFAI Hub (Show Floor)

3 – 5 pm

Classroom Education

S210 A-D
Level 2

3 – 3:30 pm

Shade and Weather Protection Campfire
Fabric Structures and the Building Code

Booth 2459

3 – 3:30 pm

Advanced Textiles Campfire
The Evolution of Medical Textiles for Vascular
Surgical Applications

Booth A859

3:30 – 4 pm

Specialty Fabrics Campfire
How the Textile Industry Retirement Plan Can Improve
Your 401(k) Benefit

Booth 2059

3:30 – 4 pm

E-Textiles Discussion: Realizing E-textiles for Clinical and Tele-Health Monitoring

Booth A813

3:30 – 4 pm

Market Segment Open Meeting: IFAI Japan

IFAI Hub (Show Floor)

4 – 4:30 pm

Advanced Textiles Campfire
Supporting the Textile Industry: Textile Testing and Development Resources for Startups, Small Business, Students & Corporations 

Booth A859

4:30 – 5 pm

Market Segment Open Meeting: Makers

IFAI Hub (Show Floor)

5 - 6 pm

Emerging Leaders Happy Hour

Hilton Orlando, Lobby Bar

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Friday, Oct 4
Time Event Location
8 am – 2 pm

Registration Open

S220 A-D
Level 2

8:30 – 9:30 am

Industry Leaders Panel Discussion

S230 A-C
Level 2

10 am – Noon

Classroom Education

S210 A-D
Level 2

10 am – 2 pm

Show Floor Open

South Halls A&B
Level 1

10 am – 2 pm

Fabric Sourcing Center and Welcome Desk

Booth 1205

10 am – 2 pm

E-Textiles Pavilion

Booth A813

10 am – 2 pm

IFAI Hub

Show Floor

11 am – 1 pm

Demo Booth: Manufacturing for Good

Booth A879

11 am - 1 pm

Pet a Puppy Fundraising Booth

Booth A831

11 – 11:30 am

Market Segment Open Meeting: Marine / MFA

IFAI Hub (Show Floor)

11 – 11:30 am

Shade and Weather Protection Campfire
Fire Retardancy in Shade Structures – requirements
and solutions

Booth 2459

11 – 11:30 am

Advanced Textiles Campfire
Important Trends Impacting Nonwoven Technology in Industrial Fabric Markets

Booth A859

11:30 - Noon

Market Segment Open Meeting: Equipment / EQP

IFAI Hub (Show Floor)

11:30 am – Noon

E-Textiles Discussion: Aerospace

Booth A813

2 pm

Expo Concludes

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*IFAI Disclaimer: Although every reasonable effort is made to provide the speakers, topics, and sessions listed, some changes or substitutions may occur. Speakers and sessions are subject to cancellation or change up to and including the day the session(s) are scheduled to be held. Changes or cancellations are made at the discretion of IFAI and may be done without notifying attendees. If sessions are changed or canceled no refunds should be expected. Agreement to attend the IFAI Expo acknowledges acceptance of this provision.

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