Week of Celebration

November 15-18, 2021

  • 2021 Textile Discovery Summit

    Preliminary List of Topics and Speakers

    PROTECTIVE TEXTILES SESSION
    • Insect Resistant Fabrics Having a Combination of Controlled Release Plant Based Insect Repellents and Synthetic - Dr. Kiarash Arangdad, Elevate Textiles
    • Reusable Personal Protective Textiles with Daylight-Induced Antibacterial and Antiviral Functions - Gang Sun, University of California
    • Antiviral Treatment for Face Masks - What are the Benefits? - Darrell Burnette, Sanitized (USA) Inc.
    CIRCULAR TEXTILES SESSION
    • Exploration of the Feasibility of Hops as a Textile Material - Margaret Zee, University of Idaho
    • Biodegradable Synthetics to Reduce Fugitive Fiber Pollution - Andrea Ferris, Intrinsic Advanced Materials
    • New Challenges and Opportunities for Reusable Medical Textiles - Frank Keohan, Bolger & O'Hearn Inc.
    PERFORMANCE TEXTILES SESSION
    • Evaluation of Cold Weather Multi-Layer Clothing Systems on Moisture Management and Thermal Comfort - Bella Latham, North Carolina State University
    • Cotton/Graphene Fabric as a Performance Textile for Thermal Regulation - Renuka Dhandapani, Cotton Incorporated
    • Measuring Lint and Pet Hair Attraction to Fabrics due to Static Electricity - Victor Kholodkov, Ascend Performance Materials
    • Wearable Products Inclusive of Disability - Grace Jun, Open Style Lab
    E-TEXTILES SESSION
    • Design and Development of a Smart Bra for the Early Detection of Breast Cancer - Md Nakib Ul Hasan, Louisiana State University
    • Carbon Nanotube Smart Textiles for Wearable Articular Thermotherapy - Md. Milon Hossain, North Carolina State University
    COLOR, LIGHTING, AND FASHION SESSION
    • Three-Dimensional Simulation Technology for the Fashion Industry - Shahida Afrin, North Carolina State University
    • Software as the Critical Enabler of a Hybrid (Digital and Analogue) Supply Chain for Printed Textiles and Apparel - Nick Langford - AVA CAD/CAM Group Ltd
    • A Brief History of Color - Elisabeth Berry Drago, Science History Institute
    By attending this meeting, you give the Association consent to use any photos, videos, or images of you or your likeness in any Association media or materials.

  • Summit Highlights

    POSTER SESSION (Pre-function)
    Posters will be available for viewing November 16 from 4:30 – 7:30 pm and all day on the 17th. Presenters will be in attendance at a designated time to discuss their research and address questions.

    TABLETOP EXHIBITS (Imperial 4,5,6,7)
    Tabletop exhibits will feature color management software, systems, and solutions; auxiliaries; dyes, and chemicals; and testing equipment and services for the apparel and textile wet processing industry. Exhibits will be open November 16 during the Exhibitor Reception and on November 17  including live Summit Sessions from 10:30 – 11:00 am, 12:00 – 1:30 pm and 2:30 – 3:0 pm. A box lunch will be served in the exhibit area on November 17 and a reception will be held in the exhibit area that evening from 6:00 pm –  8:00 pm. Admittance to the exhibit area will require a conference badge.

    EXHIBITOR RECEPTIONS (Imperial 4,5,6,7)
    Socialize with your colleagues and visit the tabletop exhibits while enjoying hors d’oeuvres and beverages during the 6:00 – 7:30 pm reception on November 16 and from 6:00 – 8:00 pm on November 17.

    Full registration includes admittance to the receptions. Additional tickets may be ordered in advance at US$40 each.

    AWARDS LUNCHEON (Imperial 4,5,6,7)
    The Awards Luncheon will be held from 12:00 – 2:00 pm on Thursday, November 18. The program will feature the presentation of the Olney Medal for outstanding achievement in textile chemistry, the Harold C. Chapin Award for service to AATCC, the TCR Service Award, the J. W. Weaver Award for best paper published in AATCC Journal of Research, and the winners of the Herman and Myrtle Goldstein Graduate Student Paper Competition.

    Full registration includes ONE ticket to the Awards Luncheon. Additional tickets may be ordered in advance at US$45 each.

    OLNEY MEDAL ADDRESS (Imperial 1,2,3)
    The Olney Medal Address will be presented on Thursday, November 18, from 8:15 – 8:55 am.

    HERMAN AND MYRTLE GOLDSTEIN GRADUATE STUDENT PAPER COMPETITION (Imperial 1,2,3)
    The Herman and Myrtle Goldstein Graduate Student Paper Competition will be held Thursday, November 18, from 10:00 – 11:00 am. Papers are judged on origicntific value, and presentation. Results of the competition will be announced at the Awards Luncheon.

    ONSITE RESOURCES (Crown A & Crown B)
    AATCC Demo Labs will be hosted by the AATCC Technical Team on November 17 from 10:00 am –  4:00 pm and from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm on November 18.
    Professional headshots by Devin Steele, eTextileCommunications (eTC) , will be available on November 17 from 10:00 am –  4:00 pm and from 9:00 am – 10:30 am on November 18.

    BREAKOUT SESSION – Tutorial (Auditorium)
    Details available soon.

    BREAKOUT SESSION – Roundtable Discussion (Royal)
    Details available soon.

  • Exhibitor and Sponsor Resources

    ExhibitorsSponsorship

    Exhibitor’s Contract   Exhibitor’s Registration Form (return with signed contract)

    Exhibit Overview    Security Information    Shipping Information

    EXHIBITOR PACKAGES 
    ROYAL
    8 available
    CLASSIC
    27 available

    AATCC Corporate Member

    $3,650$1,250

    Non-member

    $6,050$2,075

    Complimentary attendee registration for all functions and events

    3 Included1 Included

    8'x36" table located in Summit Showroom**

    1 Included1 Included

    Recognition on AATCC Summit website landing page (company logo, name)

    IncludedIncluded

    Logo placement and company recognition in pre-event marketing via social media & email

    IncludedIncluded

    SUMMIT SESSIONS! Spotlight your new product or process launch, share information about your business, or provide educational marketing content during an uninterrupted, live 10-minute promotional presentation! These premium Summit Sessions are designed to feature exhibitors and are available during key breaks throughout the event!

    1 Included--

    Promotion of company white paper located on AATCC Summit website for attendee download (exhibitor to provide)

    1 Included--

    ¼-PAGE AD IN AATCC REVIEW! Promote your business and products to the global AATCC audience! This special edition of the AATCC Review will be the Summit resource for onsite attendees and distributed globally to all subscribers. ***

    Included--

    ‘Featured Exhibitor’ promotional email for AATCC Summit including branding, promotional copy, and one attached or linked white paper

    Included--

    Preferred exhibitor table placement within Summit Showroom with an optional additional 8’x8’ floorspace for display and promotion*

    Included--

    Pre-event Summit Sessions Series promotion distributed on AATCC social media platforms – 3 posts per exhibitor September through November 2021

    Included--

    *Royal Exhibitors Only - Exhibitor additional floorspace plans must be submitted for approval to AATCC Education Director, Angela Jabara, by August 1, 2021.

    **ALL Exhibitors - Costs for AV, power, & items not mentioned in package description are separate and must be covered by Exhibitor directly.

    ***Ad may not be substituted, exchanged, or modified in any way.

    Sponsorship Form

    SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
    PARTICIPANT ACTIVITIES & RESOURCESAVAILABILITYPRICE
    Summit WiFi (company name as password)1$1,500
    AATCC Demo Labs Official Partner3$650
    Centennial Meeting Room1$1,250
    Educational Breakout Tutorial (topic/details available upon request)3$750
    Roundtable Discussion Breakout (topic/details available upon request)3$750
    General Session Educational Program Official Partner (full program topic/details available upon request)10$500
    Participant Badge Lanyard1$700
    Exit Drawing Giveaway - Apple Watch2$550
    RECEPTIONS & BREAKSAVAILABILITYPRICE
    Wednesday Morning Sunrise Coffee Station2$1,500
    Thursday Morning Sunrise Coffee Station2$1,500
    Tuesday Evening Reception Official Partner4$750
    Wednesday Evening Reception Official Partner4$750
    Wednesday Evening Reception Carving / Specialty Station3$975
    Thursday Mid-Morning Break - Coffee & Tea Station4$750
    Awards Luncheon Official Partner6$1,000
    AATCC 100 Year Celebration Official Partner25$500
    AATCC Contributionopenopen

  • Registration & Accommodations

    RegistrationAccommodations

    EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday, October 18.
    Register Online (Available Soon)
    Downloadable Registration Form (Available Soon)

    Pre-registrants will be sent confirmations. After October 18, you must register on-site and increased fees will apply. Badges, function tickets, and conference materials may be picked up on site at the AATCC Registration desk located in the Sheraton Imperial. A conference badge is required to enter all the sessions and exhibits. Lost badges will be replaced at a cost of US$35 each.

    Textile Discovery Summit Registration Fees
    REGISTRATION TYPEAATCC MEMBERNONMEMBER
    Full RegistrationUS$550US825
    Full Registration (after Oct. 18)US$600US$875
    Retired Member*US$275Unavailable
    Retired Member* (after Oct. 18) US$300Unavailable
    StudentUS$70US$100
    Complimentary Limited Registration (Emeritus** and AATCC Student Members Only)***US$0Unavailable

    * (65+ and retired from full-time employment)

    ** Must be retired with 30 consecutive years of AATCC membership

    *** Complimentary Emeritus or AATCC Student Member registration includes admission to the educational program. It does not include admittance to the food and beverage functions (Receptions & Lunches)

    Corporate members please complete the downloadable registration form and return it to Kim Nicholson to receive the discounted member's rate.

    CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY
    Registration cancellations received in writing by October 25 at the AATCC Technical Center will be honored minus a US$75 administrative fee. No refunds will be given after October 25. Cancellation requests may be e-mailed or mailed to AATCC, PO Box 12215, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-2215 USA; e-mail Kim Nicholson.

    Sheraton Imperial Hotel
    4700 Emperor Blvd
    Durham, NC
    919-941-5050

    A block of rooms has been reserved at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel, 4700 Emperor Blvd., Durham, North Carolina, USA, telephone +1.919.941.5050. Reservations may be made online or contact the hotel directly and specify attendance at the AATCC Summit to receive the group rate of US$149.00/night.

    The group rate will be available until October 25 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. Once the room block is filled the group rate will NOT be honored.

    A first night’s room and tax deposit are due with each reservation. Deposits may be made by check or charged to an accepted credit card. Any changes to your hotel reservation must be made directly with the hotel.

  • Virtual Summit

    Details coming soon!

ATI

Hohenstein

James Heal

natific AG

Organic Dyes and Pigments

SDL Atlas

Testfabrics

Texbase

Featured Exhibitors

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