Unless otherwise noted in the agenda, all activities will take place at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.
* Full Registration is required to attend the Pre-Expo conference.
** Requires purchase of a ticket.

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Sunday, October 14
7:30 am–5:30 pm Registration Open
8 am – 5 pm Exhibitor Move-In
Monday, October 15
6:30 am – 5:30 pm Registration Open
7 am – 8 am * Pre-Expo Conference Breakfast
8 am – 5 pm Exhibitor Move-In
8 am – 5:30 pm * Pre-Expo Conference Breakout Sessions
9:50 – 10:10 am * Pre-Expo Conference Morning Break
Noon – 1:15 pm * Pre-Expo Conference Lunch – Hot Topics Discussions
3:20 – 3:40 pm * Pre-Expo Conference Afternoon Break
5:30 – 7 pm * Pre-Expo Conference Reception
6:30 – 9:30 pm ** Industrial Fabrics Foundation Night (Off-Site at Hyatt Regency Dallas “Reunion Tower/Cloud 9”)

Tuesday, October 16
7 – 8:15 am IFAI Board of Directors Meeting (private / invite only)
8 am – 5 pm Registration Open
8 am – 5 pm ** GeoDallas
8:30 – 10 am IFAI Annual Meeting followed by Keynote Speaker
10 am – 5 pm Show Floor Open
10 am – 4 pm Mentor Meetings
10 am – 5 pm The IFAI Hub

Fabric Sourcing Center
Market Segment Open Meetings
IFAI Member Services

10 am – 5 pm 5 Areas of Show Floor Education

Campfire: Shade
Campfire: Specialty
Campfire: Advanced Textiles
Testing Q&A
E-Textiles Workshop & Discussions

11 am – 12:30 pm Intro to Testing Course
11:30 am – 3:30 pm Demo Booth: Manufacturing for Good
5:30 – 7:30 pm ** Expo Opening Reception (Off-Site at 2616 Commerce Event Center)
Wednesday, October 17
7:30 am – 5 pm Registration Open
8 am – 5 pm ** GeoDallas
8–9 am ** Awards Breakfast
8–9 am Open Meeting: Equipment / EQP
9 am – 5 pm Show Floor Open
9 am – 4 pm Mentor Meetings
10 am – 5 pm Buyer Meeting
9 am – 5 pm The IFAI Hub

Fabric Sourcing Center
Market Segment Open Meetings
IFAI Member Services

9 am – 5 pm 5 Areas of Show Floor Education

Campfire: Shade
Campfire: Specialty
Campfire: Advanced Textiles
Testing Q&A
E-Textiles Workshop & Discussions

11 am – 12:30 pm Intro to Testing Course (repeat)
11:30 am – 3:30 pm Demo Booth: Manufacturing for Good
5:30 – 6:30 pm Emerging Leaders Happy Hour
Thursday, October 18
8:30 –10 am Division Leadership Meeting (invite only)
8:30 am–2 pm Registration Open
9 am – 1 pm Show Floor Open
9 – 11 am Demo Booth: Manufacturing for Good
9 am – Noon Mentor Meetings
9 am – 1 pm The IFAI Hub

Fabric Sourcing Center
Market Segment Open Meetings
IFAI Member Services

9 am – 1 pm 5 Areas of Show Floor Education

Campfire: Shade
Campfire: Specialty
Campfire: Advanced Textiles
Testing Q&A
E-Textiles Workshop & Discussions

1 – 4 pm ** Post Expo Shop Tour (Off-Site) – SOLD OUT
1 – 8 pm Exhibitor Move-Out (additional time: Friday 8am-5pm)

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* Full Registration is required to attend Pre-Expo events/sessions.
** Requires purchase of a ticket.

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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