AATCC Committee Meetings



May 21- 23, 2019 , Research Triangle Park, NC  USA

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!


DEADLINE : Tuesday May 14, 2019

Pre-register online by Tuesday, May 14  to facilitate meeting preparations.  Only on-site registration will be accepted after May 14.  There is no fee to attend meetings


To facilitate global participation,  AATCC offers remote access to most meetings . Please register online to receive web and/or phone conference details.  Refer to the schedule for meeting times (Eastern Standard Time)


DEADLINE : April 27, 2019

Discounted rates of US$164 per night are available at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center located at 4700 Emperor Blvd, Durham, NC. Use the reservation link or contact the hotel directly at  +919.941.5050 and mention the AATCC meetings. Reserve by  April 27, 2019 to ensure the discounted rate and availability.  Your timely reservation as part of the AATCC room  block also helps keep meeting costs low and allows AATCC to offer free registration for the meetings, including receptions and presentations.



NETWORKING  RECEPTION    May 21,  5:30-6:30pm   

Mingle with industry colleagues over complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a drink. Registration includes one drink ticket.  A cash bar is also available.

UNIFIRST TOUR   May 23, 8:30-11:30 am
Cap off the meeting week with a tour of UniFirst. Join fellow AATCC members to learn more about supplying and cleaning uniforms, including personal protective equipment. The plant is conveniently located just 10 minutes from the meeting hotel.

TCR MEETING  May 22, 5:30-6:30 pm                 

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.

NEW ATTENDEE RECEPTION   May 21, 10:15 – 10:55am

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