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SEPTEMBER 24 - 25, 2019
North Carolina State University  |  Raleigh, NC

RISE®— INDA’s Research, Innovative & Science for Engineered Fabrics Conference

Accelerate new thinking with RISE®— INDA’s Research, Innovative & Science for Engineered Fabrics Conference. See next applications and product development directions from science-based knowledge leaders. Experience two-days of in-depth technical exploration into “what’s next” and “what’s needed” from the most prescient leaders in materials research, and innovative science as applied to engineered fabrics. Source new ideas. Scout new technologies. Discover new market segments. Stimulate innovative ideas across the spectrum of engineered materials from 130+ science-based knowledge leaders for your future business.

Join Sessions Devoted to Disruptive Technologies and Development in:

  • Material Science Innovation & Sustainability
  • Market Statistics & Data
  • Applications & Trends

Preliminary Program Includes:

  • Intelligent Heating: Conductive Coating for Nonwovens
    Vicki A. Barbur, Ph.D., Senior Director, IP and Technology Commercialization, Battelle, and Amy Heintz, Ph.D., Technical Fellow, Materials Science, Battelle Learn More »
  • Formaldehyde Free Latex Binders for Nonwovens
    Soeren Butz, Ph.D., Global Head of Technical Service Textiles, Synthomer GmbH, Germany Learn More »
  • Innovation using the Natural Circularity of Cellulose
    Tom Carlyle, Global Project Manager – Special Projects & Global Business Management –  Nonwovens, Lenzing Fibers Inc. Learn More »
  • Thermoplastic Based Nonwoven Composites – The New Promising Lightweight Materials for Automotive Structures
    Srikanth Pilla, PhD, Departments of: Automotive Engineering, Clemson Composites Center, and Materials, Science and Engineering, Clemson University Learn More »
  • Synthetic Microfiber Pollution & Textile Waste Reduction
    Andrea Ferris, Intrinsic Textiles Group Learn More »
  • 3-D Printing for Nonwovens and Textiles
    Olaf Isele, Principal, Metaxi SimBioSys LLC Learn More »
  • Microfibers & Aquatic Environments
    Jan O’Regan, Director, Nonwovens Marketing, Cotton Incorporated
  • Open Innovation and a Human-centered Approach for Nonwovens
    Matthew Tipper, Business Director, Nonwovens Innovation & Research Institute Learn More »
  • Industry Statistics & Market Data
    Brad Kalil, Director of Market Research & Statistics, INDA Learn More »

RISE® Innovation Award Finalist Presentations

The Nonwovens Institute Poster Exhibition

Tour The SpunMelt and Hydroentangling 50+ million dollar, 60,000 ft state-of-the-art pilot facilities and test labs at The Nonwovens Institute at NC State University.

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