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Smart fabrics: getting smarter on April 24, 2018

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Register for the 2018 Smart Fabrics Summit by April 23, 2018

The 2018 Smart Fabrics Summit will be held on April 24, 2018, in Washington, D.C., at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. Co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), the goal of the summit is to foster greater collaboration among the U.S. apparel, technology and textile industries and to identify the public policies that can help to accelerate the design and manufacture of smart fabrics products by U.S. companies.
The theme of this year’s summit is “Smart Fabrics: Getting Smarter. Emerging Trends in Research, Technology and Public Policy.”

The agenda is now complete, covering:

  • Education and collaboration
  • Trends in public and private partnerships
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Solar-powered fabrics
  • Data security and privacy
  • Current developments in the smart and interactive fabrics market

Registration for the 2018 Smart Fabrics Summit is open through April 23, 2018. For more information and to register, visit

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