AATCC Spring 2024 Research Committee Meetings

May 7, 2024 - May 9, 2024

Change the textile world!

Join us at our Spring 2024  Research Meetings

Help develop and revise standards and testing materials used around the world.

We are delighted to announce the AATCC Spring 2024 Research Meetings’ host site as

UL University –  Underwriters Laboratory, Inc
12 Laboratory Drive, RTP, NC  27709 

We extend our gratitude to UL for the use of their spacious facility.

 May 7 – 9 , 2024

Approximately 40 research committees will host their semi-annual meetings this May. Unless otherwise noted, meetings are open to all interested parties and there is no fee to attend.  We welcome you and your input.

Registration ScheduleEvents Spring 2024 Speakers Hotel Stay

Hybrid Format

Spring 2024 Research Committee Meetings will be conducted in a hybrid (onsite and virtual) format.

Hosted at Underwriters Laboratory (12 Laboratory Drive, RTP, NC 27709)  and virtually accessible using Microsoft Teams, the meetings offer opportunity for engagement onsite or remotely.

Pre-registration for onsite attendance is availble through Wednesday, May 1, 2024. 
After May 1, all onsite attendees will register at UL.

Virtual attendees will receive links to access meetings with emailed registration confirmation. 

REGISTER to attend  ONSITE Meetings  — Located at Underwriters Lab

REGISTER to  attend  REMOTE Meetings — Virtual

Spring 2024 Research Committee Meetings Schedule

Meetings conducted onsite and remotely. All times are Eastern Daylight Time.
* Closed meeting (committee members only)
Tuesday, May, 7, 2024
Tues. 8:30amRegistration
Tues. 9:00 - 9:25amWelcome Session
Tues. 9:30 - 10:10amRA113Emerging Issues
Tues. 9:30 - 10:10amRA32Static Electricity
Tues. 9:30 - 10:10amRA23Colorfastness to Water
Tues. 10:15 - 10:55amRA100SCSubCmte Global Sustainability
Tues. 10:15 - 10:55amRA24Fiber Analysis
Tues. 10:15 - 10:55amRA45Finish Analysis
Tues. 11:00 - 11:40amRA100Global Sustainability
Tues. 11:00 - 11:40am RA60Colorfastness to Washing
Tues. 11:00 - 11:40amRA112Thermal Analysis
Tues. 11:40 - 1:00pmBreak
Tues. 1:00 - 1:40pm
RA88Home Laundering
Tues. 1:00 - 2:25pmRA31Antimicrobial Activity
Tues. 1:00 - 1:40pmRA103Spectroscopic Technologies
Tues. 1:45 - 2:25pmRA75Eval for End Use Performance
Tues. 1:45 - 2:25pmRA34Preparation
Tues. 2:30 - 3:10pmRA115PFAS
Tues. 2:30 - 3:10pmRA112SC & RA114SCJoint SubCmtes
Thermal Analysis & Moisture Managment
Tues. 2:30 - 3:10pmRA111E-Textiles
Tues. 3:15 - 5:00pm*C2*Executive Committee on Research (Closed Meeting)
Tues. 5:30 - 6:30pmNetworking SocialHotel Hyatt House (10030 Sellona Street, Raleigh, NC)
Wed. May 8, 2024
Wed. 8:45 - 9:25amRA63 Water Resistance
Wed. 8:45 - 9:25amRA80Printing Technology
Wed. 8:45 - 9:25amRA106UV Protective Textlies/ASTM D13.65
Wed. 9;30 - 10:10amRA33 & RA59Joint Mtg. Colorfastness to Atmosph Contam & Fibrous Test Materials
Wed. 10:15 - 10:55amRA61Appearance Retention
Wed. 10:15 - 10:55amRA36SCColor Measurment with LED Subcommittee
Wed 11:00 - 11:40amRA61Appearance Retention
Wed. 11:00 - 11:40amRA113Emerging Issues
Wed. 11:00 - 11:40amRA36SC SubCommittee DELab/CMC in TM
Wed. 11:40 - 1:00pmBREAK
Wed. 1:00 - 1:40pmRA114Moisture Management
Wed. 1:00 - 1:40pmRA104Garment Wet Processing
Wed. 1:00 - 1:40pmRA50Lightfastness & Weathering
Wed. 1:45 - 2:25pmRA89 Hand Evaluation
Wed. 1:45 - 2:25pmRA87Applied Dyeing & Dyes
Wed. 1:45 - 2:25pmRA56Stain Resistance
Wed. 2:30 - 3:10pm*C1-S8 *Building & Grounds (closed)
Wed. 2:30 - 3:10pmRA36Color Measurement
Wed. 3:15 - 3:55pmC3 Technical Research Cmte /Annual Mtg.
Thursday, May 9, 2024
Thurs. 9:00 - 12:00pm*C1 *AATCC Board of Directors (closed)

Spring 2024 Events

*Welcome Session        Tues.  May 7th ,  9:00 – 9:25am EDT

If you are new to the AATCC committee meetings – or still have questions,  join staff and key officers for an informal overview of what to expect, what to do, and who to ask.


 *Networking Social      Tues. May  7, 5:30 – 6:30pm

You’re invited to engage in a social session with other attendees at this evening event. Registration includes one drink ticket.  A cash bar is also available. Hotel Hyatt House 10030 Sellona Street,  Raleigh, NC


*Tour of Underwriters Laboratory, Inc   Tues. May 7,   2 sessions (3:15 & 3:45pm)

Don’t miss the opportunity to gain insight into the intricate workings of the global leader in safety science. With one shift at 3:15pm and the other at 3:45pm, a group of 7 attendees each will be guided on a 30-minute tour of Underwriters Lab, Inc.  Sign up onsite at the Registration desk – first come, first served.


*Technical Committee on Research Meeting     Wed May 8, 3:15 – 3:55pm

The Technical Committee on Research (TCR, C3) meeting will host the AATCC Annual Meeting. Here  outgoing officers are recognized and a brief report is shared by each committee: A great way to catch-up on any missed information.


*AATCC Foundation Research Grant Recipients & Project Updates Tues. May 7, 10 am – 5 pm and Wed. May 8, 9 am – 3:30 pm

Immerse yourself in the groundbreaking research conducted by students, delving into the innovative methodologies and findings that push the boundaries of textile science and technology.


*Introducing AATCC’s Latest Test Methods Tues. May 7, 9 am – 5 pm and Wed. May 8, 9 am – 3:30 pm

Walk through an engaging display showcasing the recent test methods and laboratory procedures outlined in the Technical Manual.

Several committees host industry expert guest speakers.  Continue to visit here for upcoming announcements.


Wednesday, May, 8, 2024


8:45 – 9:25am EDT     RA80, Printing Technology

“Exploring Apparel Decorating Technologies”,  Johnny Shell, Keypoint Intelligence

This session will review the major apparel decorating platforms used, the latest developments and technology advancements, and the pros and cons of screen printing, direct-to-garment, direct-to-film, and dye-sublimation technologies.

Discounted daily rates of $132 are available at the Hyatt House Raleigh/ RDU/ Brier Creek/ 10030 Sellona St, Raleigh, NC 27617

CLICK HERE to Reserve Your STAY or Contact the hotel directly.

To make a reservation by phone,  dial 1-866-974-9288 and ask for the AATCC MAY 2024 GROUP ROOM BLOCK MAY 6-9, 2024.  The group code is G-CCTA.

**HOTEL NOTES:  A valid credit or debit card is required at check-in.  The full amount of the stay plus a $30 incidental charge will be authorized upon check-in.  Cash is not accepted at check-in.

The cutoff date for reservations is Monday, April 15, 2024.  Should anyone miss the cutoff date, they will need to contact the sales department at the hotel.

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