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 Fabrics Summit calls for proposals

November 28th, 2022

The 2023 Smart Fabrics Summit is set to take place April 11–12, 2023, at North Carolina State University (NC State), Raleigh, N.C. The two-day event, sponsored by the Advanced Textiles Association and the Wilson College of Textiles, NC State, will feature educational sessions, product showcases, tours of the college’s facilities, and networking opportunities.  Industry participants […]

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Student research showcased at the Smart Fabrics Summit

April 11th, 2022

Ph.D. candidate Zoe Newman demonstrated a new textile with highly stretchable and auxetic properties that was designed for combat uniforms.  With this year’s Smart Fabrics Summit taking place on the campus of North Carolina State University (NC State), another day of activities was added, which included student demonstrations and tours of the Zeis Textiles Extension […]

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U.S. Department of Commerce and IFAI host Smart Fabrics Summit

February 19th, 2016

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker was announced as the moderator for a panel of senior level business leaders for the Smart Fabrics Summit on April 11, 2016. Secretary Pritzker will be joined by David Lauren, executive vice president of Ralph Lauren; Josh Walden, senior vice president and general manager of Intel; and Mary Hennessy, […]

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