Join your fellow peers May 22-24, 2018 at the highly acclaimed Techtextil North America Symposium in Atlanta, GA. Choose a one or two day symposium pass and enjoy a complimentary three day show floor pass to visit the exhibitor’s booths during your down time.
Techtextil North America 2018 - Symposium Schedule22. - 23.05.2018
Techtextil North America - 2018 Symposium Schedule- Program
8:30 am — 10:00 am
Smart Textiles Part 2: Building Smart Textiles into the Fashion Apparel Value Chain
As consumers expand their love affair with smart technology, smart
fashion apparel is the new frontier. This panel will discuss the opportunities
and the challenges associated with incorporating smart textiles into the
fashion apparel value chain, from garment design, through manufacturing, to
delivering a successful smart consumer experience.
10:15 am — 11:45 am
Novel Medical Textiles
Electrospinning technology has been developed into a new stage of
directly fabricating medical devices and even implants in varied shapes and structures
with nanofibers. In this session, we
will explore advancements in the technologies and manufacturing processes from
internationally renowned researchers.
12:00 pm — 1:00 pm
BONUS SESSION: New Approaches in Testing: Technical Textiles on Performance
This session will give an overview on which performance attributes are
much requested and offered recently and how testing procedures must react to
the constantly new evolving functions. The range is from technical performance
and smart textiles for sports, outdoor and PPE over automotive and aviation to
1:30 pm — 3:00 pm
Advanced Functional Materials for Professional Protections
Protection of military, firefighters, and medical workers with advanced functional materials has advanced in recent years, and latest developments will be presented in this symposium.
3:15 pm — 4:45 pm
Technical Textiles: Enabling Future Mobility in Electric & Smart Cars
This session will focus on how technical textiles enable the future of sustainable mobility in electric cars and intelligent/autonomous driving in smart cars. The range is from textiles composites (CFK) as autobody and chassis over heating and cooling components for more efficient passenger comfort systems to smart textile displays and sensors around the driver.