Agenda

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2019


Time Event Location
3:00-7:00 PM REGISTRATION & CHECK-IN Registration Desk
5:00-6:00 PM KEYNOTE ADDRESS: “GLOBAL TEXTILE TRENDS & HOW INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS ARE ADAPTING”
Speaker: Brian Francois, Executive Vice President, AATCC
TBD
6:00-8:00 PM COCKTAILS & HORS D’OEUVRES Beachcomber’s or Atlantic View II*

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2019


Time Event Location
6:30-8:30 AM BREAKFAST (VOUCHERS PROVIDED) Café Amalfi
7:45 AM WELCOME – DAY 1 PRESENTATIONS
Mike Leamon, STRC Chairman
TBD
8:00 AM “EVOLUTION OF CHEMICAL APPLICATORS FOR TEXTILES – A HISTORICAL REVIEW – PART I”
Speaker: Preston Aldridge, Vice President, FTA, Inc.
9:00 AM “EVOLUTION OF CHEMICAL APPLICATORS FOR TEXTILES – A HISTORICAL REVIEW – PART II”
Speaker: Preston Aldridge, Vice President, FTA, Inc.
10:00 AM BREAK TBD
10:15 AM “VALUE-ADDED FINISHING IN THE USA,STRATEGIES ENABLING INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURIAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT”
Speaker: Don Alexander, President, Anovotek, LLC
11:15 AM “EVALUATING TEXTILES WITH PERFORMANCE PROPERTIES”
Speaker: Dr. Roger Barker, Director, Textile Protection and Comfort Center (TPACC) and Burlington Distinguished Professor, Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science, NCSU
Value
12:15 PM WRAP-UP DISCUSSION
12:30 PM LUNCH TBD
AFTERNOON SOCIAL ACTIVITIES/PERSONAL TIME Value
7:00-9:00 PM COCKTAILS & DINNER Beachcomber’sor Atlantic View II*

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2019


Time Event Location
6:30-8:30 AM BREAKFAST (VOUCHERS PROVIDED) Café Amalfi
8:00 AM WELCOME – DAY 2 PRESENTATIONS
Election of Officers
Amendments to By-Laws
TBD
8:15 AM “NOVEL APPROACH TO DYEING USING FOAM TECHNOLOGY”
Speaker: Tim Heller, Vice President/Plant Manager, JB Martin
9:15 AM “ADVANCEMENTS IN DIGITAL PRINTING MACHINERY”
Speaker: Katelyn Lee, Textile Chemist, Cotton Incorporated
10:15 AM BREAK TBD
10:30 AM “ADVANCEMENTS IN DIGITAL PRINTING INKS AND CHEMISTRY”
Speaker: David Clark, Ink Jet Textiles, Huntsman Textile Effects
11:30 AM CONFERENCE WRAP-UP
NOON CONFERENCE ADJOURNS

* Weather alternative location