Committee Meetings

More than 40 AATCC research committees will meet to develop test methods, conferences, and other educational programs or publications. Administrative committees and interest groups will also meet. Unless otherwise noted, meetings are open to all. There is no fee to attend, and input is welcome. You can impact the textile tests used all around the world!

UPCOMING — FALL 2020 COMMITTEE MEETINGS 

November 10 – 12, 2020
Remote Participation (web/phone) Only

You must register to receive web/phone conference details. Meeting times are listed in Eastern Daylight Time.

Registration and details coming soon.  

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Many meetings invite guest speakers to share their expertise as well as industry trends. Continue to visit this site as invited speakers will be noted here.  (See Spring 2020 Meetings speakers noted below.)

 

TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2020

 

11:00 – 11:40am EST    RA109, Flammability
Low Formaldehyde Flame Retardants for Cotton
Ken Greeson, Cotton Incorporated

 

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2020

 

8:45 – 10:10am EST    RA63, Water Resistance, Absorbency & Wetting Agency Eval
An Enhancement of AATCC TM22, Test Method for Water Repellency: Spray
Stephen Payne, Cotton Incorporated

 

10:15 – 10:45am EST   RA80, Printing Technology
Innovative Developments in Digital and Analog Textile Printing
Sangetta Sachdev, SPG Prints          Scott Aitken, SPG Prints

 

1:00 – 2:25pm EST     CAIG, Chemical Application Interest Group
What is Sustainability?
Renee Lamb, Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts

 

Fate of Textile Microfibers released during home laundering in aquatic environments: The effect of Fabric, Type, Washing conditions, and Finishes
Marielis Zambrano, North Carolina State Univ.

 

2:30 – 3:55pm EST      C2C, Concept to Consumer Interest Group
Recycled Content Products – From Manufacturing to Marketing,
Min Zhu, SGS North America Inc.

 

4:00 – 5:25pm EST      MAIG, Materials Interest Group
What is Sustainability?
Renee Lamb, Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts

 

Sustainability – Flame Retardants for the Military Uniform
Margaret A. Auerbach, US Army CCDC SC

 

Sustainability in Packaging
JoAnn Ratto Ross, Natick

 

 

AATCC REMOTE Committee Meetings
Spring 2020
* Closed meeting (committee members only)
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
   
  8:15 – 9:25 C2-S1 International Test Methods
   
  8:45 – 9:25 RA45 Finish Analysis
   
  8:45 – 10:10 RA32 Static Electricity
    RA104 Garment Wet Processing
   
  9:30 – 10:10  RA106 UV Protective Textiles
    C1-S14  Employee Benefits
    RA34 Preparation
   
  11:00 – 11:40 CS75 Young Professionals Committee
    RA24 Fiber Analysis
    RA109 Flammability
    C17SC Education Advisory Board Sub-Committee
   
  11:45 – 1:00 AATCC Foundation Annual Meeting*
   
  1:00 – 1:55 C11 Committee on Conferences
   
  1:00 – 2:25 RA100 Global Sustainability
    RA60 Colorfastness to Washing
    RA57 Floor Covering
   
  1:45 – 2:25 CS65 Olney Medal Award*    Rescheduled
   
  2:00 – 2:55 C17 Education Advisory Board
   
  2:30 – 3:10 CS61 Chapin Award *    Rescheduled
    RA103 Spectroscopic Technologies
   
  2:30 – 3:55 RA111 Electronically Integrated Textiles
    RA31 Antimicrobial Activity
   
  3:15 – 3:55  CS70 Milson Award *   Rescheduled
   
  3:15 – 4:20 C6 Membership
   
  4:00 – 5:25 RA88 Home Laundering
    RA75 Evaluation for End Use Performance
   
  4:00 – 4:40 RA43 Professional Textile Care
   
  4:25 – 5:25 C7 Publications
   
  4:45 – 5:25 RA112 Thermal Regulation
   
  7:30 C2 Executive Committee on Research *
   
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
  8:00-8:40 RA63TG Task Group on Reference Fabric Development
    RA23 Colorfastness to Water
    RA36 TG Color Measurement Task Group
   
  8:45 – 10:10 RA63 Water Resistance, Absorbency & Wetting Agency Evaluation
    RA59 Fibrous Test Materials
   
  8:45 – 9:25 RA36 Color Measurement
   
  9:30 – 10:10 RA89 Hand Evaluation
   
  10:15 – 10:55 RA42 Dimensional Changes
    RA80 Printing Technology
   
  11:00 – 11:40 RA61 Appearance Retention
    RA50 Lightfastness and Weathering
   
  11:45 – 12:55 C1-S8 Building & Grounds *
   
  1:00 – 1:40 RA33 Colorfastness to Atmospheric Contaminants

 

   
  1:00 – 2:25 CAIG Chemical Application Interest Group
    RA56 Stain Resistance
   
  2:30 – 3:10 RA102 Statistics Advisory
    RA49 Insect Resistance
   
  2:30 – 3:55 C2C Concept 2 Consumer Interest Group
   
  3:15 -3:55 RA99 Technical Manual Ed. Review
   
  3:15 – 4:40 RA87RA92 Applied Dyeing & Dyes & RA92, Interaction of Dyes & Finishes – Joint Mtg
   
  4:00 – 5:25 MAIG Materials Interest Group
    C5 Appropriations *
   
  4:45 – 5:25 RA38 Colorfastness to Crocking
   
  5:30-6:30 C3 Technical Committee on Research

  

  6:30-6:45 C2 Executive Committee on Research
   
Thursday, May 21, 2020
  9:00-12:00 C1 AATCC Board of Directors *

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