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 – 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

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

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
   Know the Differences in Marine Enclosure Materials

Booth 2059

11:30 am – Noon

Open Meeting: U.S. Fabrics / USIFI

IFAI Hub (Show Floor)

11:30 am – Noon

E-Textiles Discussion: Health & Fitness

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
   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

Booth A813

12:30 – 1 pm

Open Meetings: Awning / PAMA

IFAI Hub (Show Floor)

1 – 1:30 pm

Shade and Weather Protection Campfire

Booth 2459

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

Open Meeting: Fabric Structure/FSA

IFAI Hub (Show Floor)

1:30 – 2 pm

E-Textiles Discussion

Booth A813

2 – 2:30 pm

Shade and Weather Protection Campfire
   Fabric Structures Student Design Winner

Booth 2459

2 – 2:30 pm

Advanced Textiles Campfire

Booth A859

2:30 – 3 pm

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

Booth 2059

2:30 – 3 pm

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

Specialty Fabrics Campfire

Booth 2059

3:30 – 4 pm

E-Textiles Discussion

Booth A813

3:30 – 4 pm

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

Open Meeting: IFAI Canada

IFAI Hub (Show Floor)

5 – 6:30 pm

IFAI Expo Opening Reception

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

Open Meeting: Narrow Fabrics / NFI

IFAI Hub (Show Floor)

11 – 11:30 am

Specialty Fabrics Campfire
   China Tarrifs

Booth 2059

11 – 11:30 am

E-Textiles Discussion

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

Open Meeting: Tarp / TA

IFAI Hub (Show Floor)

12:30 – 1 pm

E-Textiles Discussion

Booth A813

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

Open Meeting: Fabric Graphics / FGA

IFAI Hub (Show Floor)

1:30 – 2 pm

E-Textiles Discussion

Booth A813

2 – 2:30 pm

Shade and Weather Protection Campfire
   Photographing Fabric Structures

Booth 2459

2 – 2:30 pm

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

Booth A859

2:30 – 3 pm

Specialty Fabrics Campfire

Booth 2059

2:30 – 3 pm

Open Meeting: Advanced Textiles

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
   Textile Industry Retirement Plan

Booth 2059

3:30 – 4 pm

E-Textiles Discussion

Booth A813

3:30 – 4 pm

Open Meeting: IFAI Japan

IFAI Hub (Show Floor)

4 – 4:30 pm

Shade and Weather Protection Campfire
   Awning and Canopy Student Design Winner

Booth 2459

4 – 4:30 pm

Advanced Textiles Campfire

Booth A859

4:30 – 5 pm

Open Meeting: Maker

IFAI Hub (Show Floor)

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

Registration Open

S220 A-D
Level 2

9 – 10 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

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

Booth A859

11:30 am – Noon

Specialty Fabrics Campfire

Booth 2059

11:30 am – Noon

E-Textiles Discussion

Booth A813

Noon – 12:30 pm

Shade and Weather Protection Campfire

Booth 2459

Noon – 12:30 pm

Advanced Textiles Campfire

Booth A859

12:30 – 1 pm

Specialty Fabrics Campfire

Booth 2059

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 cancelled no refunds should be expected. Agreement to attend the IFAI Expo acknowledges acceptance of this provision.