AATCC Spring 2024 Research Committee Meetings

May 7, 2024 - May 9, 2024

Change the textile world!

Join us at our upcoming Spring 2024  Research Meetings

 May 7 – 9 , 2024

Additional details coming soon.


Attend AATCC Research Committees meetings to help develop and revise standards and testing materials used around the world.

Fall 2023 ScheduleFall 2023 Meeting HighlightsFall 2023 Events Fall 2023 Speakers

Fall 2023 Research Committee Meetings Schedule

Meetings conducted onsite and remotely. All times are Eastern Daylight Time.
* Closed meeting (committee members only)
Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023
Tues. 8:30amRegistration
Tues. 9:00 - 9:25am Welcome Session
Tues. 9:30 - 10:10amRA32Static Electricity
Tues. 9:30 - 10:10amRA23Colorfastness to Water
Tues. 10:15 - 10:55amRA24Fiber Analysis
Tues. 10:15 - 10:55amRA49Insect Resistance
Tues. 10:15 - 10:55amRA100SCSubCmte Global Sustainability
Tues. 11:00 - 11:40amRA100Global Sustainability
Tues. 11:00 - 11:40amRA89Hand Evaluation
Tues. 11:00 - 11:40am RA45Finish Analysis
Tues. 11:40 - 1:00pmLUNCH PROVIDEDAATCC Technical Center
Tues. 1:00 - 2:25pmRA111/ASTM D13.50Electronically Integrated Textiles
Tues. 1:00 - 1:40pmRA60Colorfastness to Washing
Tues. 1:00 - 1:40pmRA104Garment Wet Processing
Tues. 1:45 - 2:25pmRA75Eval for End Use Performance
Tues. 1:45 - 2:25pmRA103Spectroscopic Technologies
Tues. 2:30 - 3:10pmRA88Home Laundering
Tues. 2:30 - 3:10pmRA42Dimensional Changes
Tues. 3:15 - 4:40pmC2C Concept 2 Consumer Interest Group
Tues. 5:00 - 6:00pmNetworking Reception Hotel Hyatt House (10030 Sellona Street, Raleigh, NC)
Tues. 5:30 - 7:30pm*C2* Executive Committee on Research
Wed. Nov. 8, 2023
Wed. 8:45 - 9:25am RA63 Water Resistance
Wed. 8:45 - 9:25amRA33 & RA59 Joint Mtg. Colorfastness to Atmosph Contam & Fibrous Test Materials
Wed. 8:45 - 9:25am RA106 & ASTM D13.65 UV Protective Textiles/ASTM D13.65
Wed. 9:30 - 10:10amRA114Moisture Management
Wed. 9:30 - 10:10 amRA80Printing Technology
Wed. 9:30 - 10:10amRA50Lightfastness & Weathering
Wed. 10:15 - 10:55amRA61SCSubCmte Color Management with LED
Wed. 10:15 - 10:55amRA87Applied Dyeing & Dyes
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 - 1:00pmLUNCH PROVIDEDAATCC Technical Center
Wed. 1:00 - 2:25pmC2-S1/TAGIntl Test Methods/TAG
Wed. 1:00 - 2:25pmRA31Antimicrobial Activity
Wed. 1:00 - 1:40pmRA56Stain Resistance
Wed. 1:45 - 2:25pmRA112Thermal Analysis
Wed. 2:30 - 3:10pmRA43Professional Textile Care
Wed. 2:30 - 3:10pmRA36Color Measurement
Wed. 3:15 - 3:55pmC3Technical Cmte Research
Wed. 4:00 - 4:15pm *C2 *Executive Committee on Research
Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023
Thurs. 9:00 - 12:00pmC1 AATCC Board of Directors*


Fall 2023 Events

*Welcome Session        Tues.  Nov 7,  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.

*Lunch at the Technical Center    Tues. Nov 7 &  Wed. Nov 8 , 11:40 – 1:00pm

Join attendees as we enjoy lunch from a varied menu selection. A tasty opportunity to engage with colleagues or form new professional contacts.

 *Networking Reception      Tues. Nov 7, 5:00 – 6:00pm

Don’t miss this evening social session of networking and refreshments. Registration includes one drink ticket.  A cash bar is also available. Hotel Hyatt House 10030 Sellona Street,  Raleigh, NC

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

The Technical Committee on Research (TCR, C3) meeting includes a brief report from each committee and interest group – a great way to catch up on anything you missed.

*Embark on an Epic AATCC Scavenger Hunt! Tues.  Nov. 7 & Wed. Nov 8 , 9:00am – 4pm

Over the next 2 days, take a break between sessions to comb the technical center for a unique list of items each day. Be amongst the first 5 people daily to complete the search by tracking down all items and snapping photographic proof – only those super speedy sleuths will win the coveted technical manual prize. Want to showcase your scavenger skills? Post photos of your search online for an opportunity to snag an extra surprise prize. With different item lists daily, only the quickest and most observant attendees will be able to conquer these 2 challenges. Dare to take on this challenge? The search begins soon!

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

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

 9:30 – 10:10am             RA32, Static Electricity
Static Decay and Surface Resistivity: Benefits and Shortcomings
Shane Burns, Electro-Tech Systems, Inc.


1:00 – 1:40pm                RA104, Garment Wet Processing
Sustainable Technologies for Garment Wet Processing 
Pepa Silla, Jeanologia – Miami


1:45 – 2:24pm                RA103, Spectroscopic Technologies
“Max Weaver Dye Library: A Treasure Trove”
Nelson R. Vinueza, North Carolina State University


3:15 – 3:55pm C2C Interest Group
Color communication throughout the supply chain.

Moderator: Doug Bynum, Natific

Thomas Braun, Swisstex
Carol Little, The North Face/VF Corp.
Kelly Mallory, Natific
Marielle Newman, Under Armour



Wednesday, November 8, 2023

9:30 – 10:10am               RA80, Printing Technology
ITMA 2023: Innovation & New Printing Technology
John Knox, Cotton Incorporated




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