The Smart Fabrics Conference 2023

May 8th, 2023

Air Force Research Laboratory scientists have discovered a unique stretchable conductor that uses a polymerized liquid metal network. Photo: Second Bay Studios. This year’s Smart Fabric Summit was again organized by the Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) and the Wilson College of Textiles, North Carolina State University (NC State) in Raleigh, N.C. The event took place […]

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Smart Fabric Summit set for April 11-12

February 13th, 2023

The 2023 Smart Fabrics Summit will take place April 11-12, once again at North Carolina State University (NC State) in Raleigh, N.C. This one-and-a-half day event offers engaging education, organization displays, a look at NC State’s new Flex Factory, a student research showcase and networking opportunities. On-site registration begins at 8:30 a.m., April 11, with opening remarks at 10:00 […]

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Registration for Smart Fabrics Summit 2022 opens

December 13th, 2021

Registration is now open for the Smart Fabrics Summit 2022, which will be held at North Carolina State University (NC State), Raleigh, N.C. March 28-29. This event offers education, product showcases, facility tours and networking opportunities.  Speakers currently scheduled include:  Dr. Amanda Mills, a fusion designer and project coordinator in the Nano-EXtended Textiles (NEXT) research […]

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Smart Fabrics Summit call for proposals opens

November 11th, 2019

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has released a call for proposals for the 2020 Smart Fabrics Summit, April 16–17, 2020, in Washington D.C. The conference theme is "Ideation to Commercialization." The 2020 Summit will focus on bringing a smart product to market, from the initial concept, to development, to end product distribution. IFAI seeks proposals that demonstrate this concept or that will […]

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IFAI’s Smart Fabrics Virtual Summit is May 14-15

April 8th, 2019

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) hosts the Smart Fabrics Virtual Summit May 14-15. This online event will provide a forum for public and private sector leaders in technology, apparel and textiles to highlight recent developments in the smart fabrics industry, identify opportunities for collaboration and discuss key industry challenges. Participants may register for one […]

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