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Please help us spread the word about the E-Textiles Workshop, part of the new Smart Fabrics Program at IFAI Expo 2017 (New Orleans, LA Sept. 26-29). 


We’re looking for recommendations/connections for participants in these areas:


  1. Exhibitors in the E-Textiles Workshopplease invite material/tech suppliers to exhibit/sponsor.
  • E-Textiles Workshop exhibitors would provide expertise and/or materials for the kits and design challenge.
  • Meet partners, educate attendees, participate in the discussions, show thought leadership and dedication to this space.
  1. E-Textiles Design Competitionplease invite competitors
  • Entrants would use only materials found in the E-Textiles Workshop to create the most innovative new e-textiles product.
  • Projects displayed/winners announced on Friday.
  • Researchers, product developers, students, entrepreneurs...everyone invited.
  1. E-Textiles Workshop. Market Discussionsplease invite discussion participants
  • 30 minute open forum discussions focused on e-textiles markets, facilitated by application specific experts.
  • Designed to foster networking, problem solving and idea generation within a certain market.
  • Open to anyone interested in the subject
  • Proposed topics include: apparel, bio/medical, health/fitness, military, aerospace, automotive, packaging, virtual reality, home, large structures/geo
  1. E-Textiles Workshop. Ask the Expertsplease spread the word
  • Wednesday, Sept. 27. Noon-2pm
  • Experts from various backgrounds (tech, materials, testing, mechanics, etc.) will field questions from the audience.
  • To be held in the E-Textiles Workshop on the show floor
  1. Advanced Textiles educationplease spread the word
  • Advanced Textiles Conference Tracks: Smart Fabrics, Testing, Medical, Military
  • Campfire Education- 30 minute informal education, on the show floor


You may also be interested in other programming at IFAI Expo, including the Testing Program and Mentor Meetings,


Help us spread the word.  Use these program ads on your website, e-newsletters, and email signature!



Casey Strauch

Advanced Textiles Product Manager, IFAI // // // +1 651 225 6904


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IFAI Expo 2017 in New Orleans, LA (Sept. 26-29)

Show floor: Sept 27-29

Advanced Textiles Conference starts 26th

2017 map/2017 exhibitor list 

Advanced Textiles @ IFAI Expo 2016 pdf

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