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!



Please mark the date:   May 11 – 13, 2021

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The following speakers attended our Fall 2020 Meetings.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

8:45 – 10:10am                            RA63 Water Resistance, Absorbency & Wetting Agency Evaluation
“Water Absorbency Spray Rating (WASR) Testing: Durable Water Repellency Measurements”
Stephen Payne, Cotton Incorporated


11:00 – 11:40am                          RA113 Emerging issues
AATCC & ASTM Collaboration : General Purpose Textile Face Coverings
WHO Face Covering Guidance update
Diana Wyman, AATCC


1:00 – 2:25pm                              RA100, Global Sustainability
“Incorporating Sustainability through Inclusivity and Diversity”
Ritu Jadwani, Namaste, New York


Wednesday, November 11, 2020

10:15 -10:55                            RA80,Printing Technology
“EFI Reggini: At the Edge of Textile Printing Technology”
Paolo Torricella, EFI Reggiani


1:00 – 2:25pm                              Chemical Applications Interest Group
“Acteev Nylon Fiber with Antiviral Properties”
Harrie Schoots, Ascend Performance Fibers


2:30 – 3:55pm                           Concept-2-Consumer Interest Group
“Antimicrobial Claims: Current Challenges”
Sravanth Kanukuntla, Softlines, SGS North America, Inc.


4:00 – 5:25pm                           Materials Interest Group
“What are Carbon Fibers?”
Matt Weisenberger, University of Kentucky


“Super Capacitor Yarns Based on 2D Materials”
Wei Gao, North Carolina State University

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