IFAI Expo Keynotes

Mina Starsiak Hawk and Karen Laine of the hit HGTV show, Good Bones

IFAI Virtual Expo 2020 keynote speaker
Included for free with all registration packages

Join us for an exciting keynote!  IFAI welcomes the mother-daugher duo of the hit HGTV show, Good Bones. On the show, they hunt down battered homes in bleaker Indianapolis neighborhoods and transform them with the help of some rough-and-ready demo teams.



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Tim Akes

Software Representative, MPanel Software Solutions LLC

Session Type:
Shade and Weather

Steven Avendano

Project Development Engineer, YKK

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Campfire

Sara Beatty

President, White Haven Trade

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Specialty Fabrics

Katelyn Bell

Product Launch Specialist, Trivantage, LLC

Session Type:
Campfire

Dr. Jan Beringer

Senior Scientific Expert, Hohenstein Group

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Advanced Textiles

Ilse Beterams

Vice President of North America, Serge Ferrari

Session Type:
Campfire

Colin Blackford

Director of Business Development, Mermet USA

Session Type:
Shade and Weather

David Bowick, P.Eng.

Engineer Principal, Blackwell Engineers

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Shade and Weather

Gregg Burrows

Sales Manager, Wholesale Shade

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Shade and Weather

Seth Casden

CEO and Co-Founder, Hologenix, LLC

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Advanced Textiles

Aaron Christensen

Engineering Manager, YKK

Session Type:
Campfire

Steve Christenson

SVP National Accounts, Marsh & McLennan Agency

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Business Operations

Sebastian Collet

Vice President, GuildWorks Llc.

Session Type:
Shade and Weather

Andre Comitre

COO, Artisan Window Fashions

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Shade and Weather

Courtney Cruzan

Vice President of Sourcing & Product Development, brrrº

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Advanced Textiles

Justine Decaens

R&D Director, CTT Group Inc.

Session Type:
Advanced Textiles

Robin DuBroy

Director of Customer Training Programs, Wholesale Shade

Session Type:
Shade and Weather

Beatriz Ferreyra

Lead Design, GuildWorks Llc.

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Shade and Weather

Chris Fredericks

President, TVF INC

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Specialty Fabrics

Bob Gazich

Founder, Global Impex USA Inc.

Session Type:
Business Operations

Kim Glas

President and CEO, NCTO

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Advanced Textiles

Gozde Goncu-Berk

Assistant Professor, Design, UC Davis

Session Type:
Advanced Textiles

Brian Holian

Western Regional Sales Manager, Trivantage, LLC

Session Type:
Campfire

Patrick Howe

Founder and CEO, Wholesale Shade

Session Type:
Shade and Weather

Jesse Jur

North Carolina State University; Department and Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science

Session Type:
Advanced Textiles

Martin King

Professor, TECS, North Carolina State University

Session Type:
Advanced Textiles

Matthew Kolmes

CEO, VOLT Wearable Tech, a division of Supreme Corporation

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Advanced Textiles

Patrick Lane

President, Alnet Americas, Inc.

Session Type:
Campfire

Jing Liang

President, Medical PPE Consulting LLC

Session Type:
Advanced Textiles

Andrew Medley

Regional Sales Manager, Trivantage, LLC

Session Type:
Specialty Fabrics

Amanda Mills

Senior Design Project Coordinator & NEXT Fusion Designer, North Carolina State University

Session Type:
Advanced Textiles

King Mukherjee

Founder and Owner, Global Impex USA Inc.

Session Type:
Business Operations

Andrew Nasarczyk

Senior Director of R & D, GALE Pacific

Session Type:
Campfire

Zoe Newman

Graduate Student, North Carolina State University Wilson College of Textiles

Session Type:
Advanced Textiles

Marie O'Mahony

Founder + Director, O'Mahony Consultancy

Session Type:
Advanced Textiles

Bryan Ormond

Associate Professor, TECS/TPACC, North Carolina State University

Session Type:
Advanced Textiles

Evelyne Orndoff

Textiles Engineer, NASA

Session Type:
Campfire

Elif Ozden Yenigun

Senior Tutor in Textiles, Royal College of Art

Session Type:
Advanced Textiles

Jonathan Palmer

CEO, Autometrix, Precision Cutting Solutions

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Specialty Fabrics

Ron Paratore

Account Manager, Trivantage, LLC

Session Type:
Campfire

Truy Pham

Director of Global Sales, Autometrix, Inc

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Specialty Fabrics

Paul Ricciuti

Account Manager, Trivantage, LLC

Session Type:
Campfire

Mar Ricketts

Principal, GuildWorks Llc.

Session Type:
Shade and Weather

Bryon Robinson

Senior Manager - Sales Engineering, YKK

Session Type:
Campfire

Stephanie Rodgers

Director, Advanced Product Development, Apex Mills Corporation

Session Type:
Advanced Textiles

Dave Rousse

President INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry

Session Type:
Advanced Textiles

Steve Schiffman

President and CEO, Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI)

Session Type:
Advanced Textiles

Jordan Schindler

Founder/CEO, Nufabrx

Session Type:
Advanced Textiles

Amanda Schneider, LEED AP, MBA

Researcher, Writer and Founder, ThinkLab

Session Type:
Campfire

Dr. Reinhold Schneider, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist, Teamleader Textile Printing, Textile Chemistry, Environment and Energy, German Institute for Textile and Fiber Research (DITF) Denkendorf

Session Type:
Advanced Textiles

Jeff Sponseller

Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Miller Weldmaster

Session Type:
Specialty Fabrics

Thomas Stegmaier

Head of Competence Center Textile Chemistry, Environment, Energy, German Institute for Textile and Fiber Research (DITF) Denkendorf

Session Type:
Advanced Textiles

Alan Stewart

Vice President, MPanel Software Solutions LLC

Session Type:
Shade and Weather

Sasha Stolyarov

CEO of Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA)

Session Type:
Advanced Textiles

Auggie Tantillo

President, SRG & Associates

Session Type:
Specialty Fabrics

Cynthia Thompson, MFA

Founder, President, Transformit

Session Type:
Shade and Weather

Anne Toomey

Head of Programme, Textiles and Reader in Smart Textiles, Royal College of Art

Session Type:
Advanced Textiles

Chad Twombly

Vice President - Direct Sales, Herculite

Session Type:
Campfire

Ed van Hinte

Lightness-Studios Foundation

Session Type:
Advanced Textiles

Andre West

Director, Zeis Textiles Extension, Associate Professor, TATM, North Carolina State University

Session Type:
Advanced Textiles