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Southern Textile Association Winter Seminar

February 21 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Southern Textile Association Winter Seminar

The Southern Textile Association is pleased to announce plans for our annual Winter Seminar, being held Wednesday, February 21 at the Textile Technology Center at Gaston College, Kimbrell Campus in Belmont, NC. The event will start at 8:30 a.m., ending after lunch, which will be served around 12:30 p.m. Coffee and registration begin at 8 a.m.

A Meet & Greet will be held on Tuesday evening, February 20 at The Lodge Tavern & Tap in downtown Belmont from 6-8 p.m. This will include drinks tickets, hor d’oeuvres – and plenty of networking!
We hope you will plan to participate – the planning committee has worked tirelessly to create a dynamic program. 

Topics and Speakers:

“How Wearable Tech Will Improve Your Life in 2024”
Matt Kolmes
Supreme Corp./VOLTech

“The Economic Outlook for 2024”
Dr. John E. Connaughton
Professor of Financial Economics & Director
of the UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

“Redefining Clean – Advances in Textile Antimicrobial and Anti-Odor Solutions”
Yihong Li, Ph.D.
Senior Technical Manager, Textiles
Microban International, Ltd.

“Polymeric Barrier Chemistries and Their High-Performance Applications in Textiles: A Look to the Past, Present and Future”
Frank Adamsky, Ph.D.
Regulatory Affairs Manager
Daikin America

“How to Soar Personally and Professionally in 2024”
Greg Blake
Chief Engagement Officer


February 21
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Textile Technology Center at Gaston College
Belmont, NC 28012 United States + Google Map