All locations are on Level One of the Indiana Convention Center unless otherwise noted.
*The following is subject to change. Disclaimer at bottom of page.


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Monday, November 2
Time Event Location
7:30 am – 5:30 pm

Registration Open

Hoosier Corridor
Level One

8 am – 5 pm

Exhibitor Move-In

Exhibit Halls F-K
Level One

Tuesday, November 3
Time Event Location
7:30 am – 5:30 pm

Registration Open

Hoosier Corridor
Level One

8 am – 5 pm

Exhibitor Move-In

Exhibit Halls F-K
Level One

12 - 1 pm

Advanced Textiles Welcome Lunch
For Advanced Textiles Conference Attendees

500 Ballroom Reception Room
Level One

1 - 4 pm

Ennis Fabrics Shop Tour
Buses depart from and return to Indiana Convention Center.  Open to all registration types; must sign up during registration.

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Bus Pickup on Northside of Convention Center
Under Maryland Ave. Canopy

1 – 5 pm

Advanced Textiles Conference
Must have All Access registration

Hoosier Corridor Classrooms
Level One

5 – 6:30 pm

Advanced Textiles Conference Networking Reception
For Advanced Textiles Conference attendees

500 Ballroom Reception Room
Level One

6 – 8:30 pm

Industrial Fabrics Foundation Night (off-site)
Ticket required

Hotel Tango Distillery
702 Virginia Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46203

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Wednesday, November 4
Time Event Location
6:30 am

5K Fun Run and Walk
Ticket required

Indianapolis Central Canal

8 am – 5 pm

Registration Open

Hoosier Corridor
Level One

8:30 – 9:45 am

Expo Keynote Kick off with IFAI Annual Meeting

500 Ballroom
Level One

10 am – Noon

Classroom Education

Hoosier Corridor
Level One

10 am – 5 pm

Show Floor Open

Exhibit Halls F-K
Level One

10 am – 5 pm

IFAI Hub

Show Floor
Exhibit Halls F-K
Level One

10 am - 2 pm

Puppy Adoption Fundraising Booth

Booth A2577

10:30 – 11 am

Market Segment Open Meeting: Military

IFAI Hub

10:30 – 11 am

Specialty Fabrics Campfire
Wellness Topic TBD

Booth 1447

11:30 am – Noon

Advanced Textiles Campfire
Making (Some) Sense of the DoD Budget

Booth A2447

11:30 am – Noon

Shade and Weather Protection Campfire
Smart Homes and the Window Treatment Industry

Booth 947

11:30 am – Noon

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

IFAI Hub

Noon – 12:30 pm

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

Booth 1447

12:30 – 1 pm

Market Segment Open Meetings: Awning / PAMA

IFAI Hub

1 – 1:30 pm

Advanced Textiles Campfire
Hemp Black, a Disruptive Eco-Experience

Booth A2447

1 - 1:30 pm

Shade and Weather Protection Campfire
Wrinkle-free? It Depends on the Environment Variables with the Awning Cloth!

Booth 947

1:30 - 2 pm

Specialty Fabrics Campfire
How to Sell a Company (to the Employees)

Booth 1447

1:30 – 2 pm

Market Segment Open Meeting: Fabric Structure/FSA

IFAI Hub

2:30 - 3 pm

Advanced Textiles Campfire
Perpetually Cool: How Advances in Cooling Textile Technology & Sustainability Can Help Combat Global Warming

Booth A2447

2:30 – 3 pm

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

Booth 947

2:30 – 3 pm

Market Segment Open Meeting: Tent / TRD

IFAI Hub

3 – 3:30 pm

Specialty Fabrics Campfire
How to Select the Correct Welding Technology for Your Business

Booth 1447

3:30 – 4 pm

Market Segment Open Meeting: Geosynthetics / GMA

IFAI Hub

4 – 4:30 pm

Advanced Textiles Campfire
University Panel Discussion: Working with Industry

Booth A2447

4 – 4:30 pm

Shade and Weather Protection Campfire
Topic TBD

Booth 947

4:30 – 5 pm

Market Segment Open Meeting: IFAI Canada

IFAI Hub

5 – 6:30 pm

IFAI Expo Opening Reception

Capitol Avenue Atrium
Level One

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Thursday, November 5
Time Event Location
8 am – 5 pm

Registration Open

Hoosier Corridor
Level One

8:30 – 10 am

Retrospective and Networking Breakfast
Ticket required

500 Ballroom Reception Room
Level One

10 am – Noon

Classroom Education

Hoosier Corridor Classrooms
Level One

10 am – 5 pm

Show Floor Open

Exhibit Halls F-K
Level One

10 am – 5 pm

IFAI Hub

Show Floor
Exhibit Halls F-K
Level One

10 am - 2 pm

Puppy Adoption Fundraising Booth

Booth A2577

10:30 - 11 am

Specialty Fabrics Campfire
Five Key Strategies for Reducing your Shipping Expenses

Booth 1447

10:30 – 11 am

Market Segment Open Meeting: Narrow Fabrics / NFI

IFAI Hub

11:30 am - Noon

Advanced Textiles Campfire
Maximizing Sustainable Footwear Initiatives Using Hemp Fiber

Booth A2447

11:30 am - Noon

Shade and Weather Protection Campfire
Case Studies in Shade Sail Design

Booth 947

Noon – 12:30 pm

Specialty Fabrics Campfire
Digital Printing: Unique Solution Offering that Differentiates

Booth 1447

12:30 – 1 pm

Market Segment Open Meeting: Tarp / TA

IFAI Hub

1 - 1:30 pm

Advanced Textiles Campfire
NASA Flammability Standards for the Selection of Textiles in Space Programs

Booth A2447

1 – 1:30 pm

Shade and Weather Protection Campfire
TBD Wellness Topic

Booth 947

1:30 - 2 pm

Specialty Fabrics Campfire
TBD Marine Fabricators Topic

Booth 1447

1:30 – 2 pm

Market Segment Open Meeting: Fabric Graphics / FGA

IFAI Hub

2:30 - 3 pm

Advanced Textiles Campfire
Supporting the Value Chain through the Industrial Base Program

Booth A2447

2:30 - 3 pm

Shade and Weather Protection Campfire
How to Transform Your Rooftop into Fabulous!

Booth 947

2:30 – 3 pm

Market Segment Open Meeting: Advanced Textiles / ATP

IFAI Hub

3 – 3:30 pm

Specialty Fabrics Campfire
The Added Benefit: How Antimicrobials Inhibit Surface Growth on Durable Coated Fabrics

Booth 1447

3:30 – 4 pm

Market Segment Open Meeting: IFAI Japan

IFAI Hub

4 – 4:30 pm

Advanced Textiles Campfire
Discussion Panel: Collaborating Across Borders and Continents

Booth A2447

4 – 4:30 pm

Shade and Weather Protection Campfire
Topic TBD

Booth 947

4:30 – 5 pm

Market Segment Open Meeting: Makers

IFAI Hub

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Friday, November 6
Time Event Location
8 am – 2 pm

Registration Open

Hoosier Corridor
Level One

10 am – 2 pm

Show Floor Open

Exhibit Halls F-K
Level One

10 am – 2 pm

IFAI Hub

Show Floor
Exhibit Halls F-K
Level One

11 am - 1 pm

Puppy Adoption Fundraising Booth

Booth A2577

10:30 - 11 am

Market Segment Open Meeting: Marine / MFA

IFAI Hub

10:30 - 11 am

Shade and Weather Protection Campfire
Topic TBD

Booth 947

10:30 - 11 am

Advanced Textiles Campfire
Panel Discussion on Innovations in Protective Clothing

Booth A2447

11:30 - Noon

Market Segment Open Meeting: Equipment / EQP

IFAI Hub

11:30 am – Noon

Specialty Fabrics Campfire
TBD Wellness Topic

Booth 1447

Noon - 12:30 pm

Advanced Textiles Campfire
Developing a Strategy to Manage Industrial Waste Profitability

Booth A2447

12:30 - 1 pm

Shade and Weather Protection Campfire
Topic TBD

Booth 947

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.