RISE 2017

Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics

Conference to connect innovations with real-world applications

The seventh edition of RISE®   - The Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics Conference - announces acclaimed keynote speakers presenting innovations in global plastics extrusion, multifunctional fabric technologies, innovative apparel manufacturing, and disruptive engineered materials Sept. 12-14, 2017 at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel, Raleigh, NC.  Registration is now open for the conference on www.inda.org/events/rise17, which is organized by INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry.

The RISE® Conference keynote speakers include:

  • Bernd Kunze, Dr. Ing., CEO, Reifenhäuser REICOFIL - will present a leading global machine producer's perspective for expanding conceptual planning with the latest predictive analytical techniques.
  • Keith Hoover, V.P., Material Process & Color Innovation, Under Armour - will discuss the global manufacturing landscape and new manufacturing models for apparel creation.
  • Yoel Fink, Ph.D., CEO, Advanced Functional Fabrics of America, and Director, Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - will present the leading edge multifunctional fiber devices that are extending the frontiers of fiber materials.
  • Behnam Pourdeyhimi, Ph.D., Professor, North Carolina State University, and Director, The Nonwovens Institute - will present potentially disruptive material science technologies and key areas of materials research.

For more information: www.inda.org/events/rise17


Rise 2017 Speakers
Source: INDA
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