IPC E-Textiles Initiative

The e-textiles supply chain is working together to develop industry standards, collaborate on education innovations and spurn the advancements of e-textiles—all through IPC.

IPC has created opportunities for members of the growing e-textiles industry to become involved in improving the reliability of products and the strengthen the industry overall.

Participate in IPC E-Textiles Standards Development

The IPC E-Textiles Committee has several opportunities for you to participate in the committee’s activities to shape international industry standards for e-textiles. Email ChrisJorgensen@ipc.org for details about the following or to propose new standards topics.

IPC-8921, Requirements for Woven and Knitted Electronic Textiles (E-Textiles) Integrated with Conductive Fibers, Conductive Yarns and/or Wires

  • Final Draft for Industry Review comments due June 19

IPC-8941, Guideline on Connections for E-Textiles

  • Ask about joining one of the teams developing working draft content for this new standard.

Sports and medical e-textiles

  • An ad hoc group is strategizing industry standards needs for e-textiles technologies for these product lines.

Printed electronics e-textiles

  • Seeking volunteers with interest in this area to develop a new industry standard for designing printed electronics for textiles-based applications.

Register Today for IPC E-Textiles 2019

Drexel Center for Functional Fabrics
Philadelphia, PA
September 10-11, 2019


IPC E-Textiles 2019 is a two-day technical and business education workshop on e-textiles that will bring together innovators, technologists and engineers to collaborate on solutions, identify partners and identify solutions to propel growth for the e-textiles market.

This conference will feature:

  • 14 technical presentations
  • Tours of the newly renovated Drexel Center for Functional Fabrics
  • Special Interactive Session (stay tuned for details on this popular session)
  • Exhibits
  • Networking opportunities
  • IPC D-70 E-Textiles Committee Standards Meeting – unique to any other e-textiles conference you will attend

Exhibiting and Sponsorship Opportunities

Showcase your company and your technical and technological offerings? Register today for a tabletop exhibit and sponsor the Opening Night Reception, which will feature tours of the Drexel Center for Functional Fabrics. View full details and pricing for exhibits and sponsorships.

Register for IPC E-Textiles 2019

When registering for the event, be sure to sign up for the Drexel Center for Functional Fabrics tours (space limited) and the pre-conference IPC D-70 E-Textiles Committee Standards Meeting, September 10, 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM.
View event details and register today.

Mark Your Calendar for IPC E-Textiles Europe 2019

Munich, Germany
November 12-13, 2019

IPC E-Textiles Europe 2019 will provide a platform for presenters and their companies to promote their expertise in e-textiles technologies to key contacts from such industries as fashion design, health and medical, sports and athletics, automotive and military/aerospace.

Stay tuned to this page for the conference agenda and registration details.

Interested in joining the IPC D-70 E-Textiles Committee in Europe? Email ChrisJorgensen@ipc.org.

Other Events Where You Will See IPC This Year

WEAR Conference
June 19-21, 2019
Seattle, WA

IFAI Expo 2019
October 1-4, 2019
Orlando, FL


Chris Jorgensen
Director, Technology Transfer
Office: +1 847-597-2826
Mobile: +1 773-682-2900
Email/Skype for Business: ChrisJorgensen@ipc.org
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrisjorgensen926/


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