IPC E-Textiles 2020 Virtual Summit Offers Top-notch Education

Virtual summit to help turn concepts into real-world applications

The IPC E-Textiles 2020 Virtual Summit, to be held Oct. 1 and 2, is a two-day event consisting of educational workshops, interactive panel discussions, and a tour of the University of Minnesota Wearable Technology Lab. IPC E-Textiles 2020 Virtual Summit is an ideal event for companies actively involved in e-textiles development, such as EMS and OEM companies, or product innovators and materials suppliers investigating how to apply e-textiles technologies to future products.

Registrants get early access to new IPC e-textiles education community

IPC is launching a new online educational community within IPC EDGE for the e-textiles industry and wants IPC E-Textiles 2020 Virtual Summit registrants to be the first to take advantage of this new offering. IPC will send exclusive passes to registrants this month.

The following is the agenda for IPC E-Textiles 2020 Virtual Summit. Workshops will be split into morning and afternoon sessions, and IPC will record all workshops for attendees who can’t attend all four sessions. 


October 1:

E-Textiles Products for Consumer and Medical Applications
Speakers: Madison Maxey, LOOMIA; Md. Tahmidul Islam Molla, Cornell University; and Paul J. Wagner, Minnesota Wire

Material Issues and Wash Factors
Speakers: Chuck Kinzel, Liquid Wire; Lauren Cantley, MIT Lincoln Laboratory; and Mary Johnson, P+G Fabric and Air Care

October 2:

E-Textiles for Defense and Government Applications
Speakers: Brian Farrell, Human Systems Integration and Carole Winterhalter, U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command

University of Minnesota Wearable Technology Lab Demonstrations

During this session, students and faculty will provide demonstrations and discussions on recent projects and lab capabilities, as well as a virtual tour of the Wearable Technology Lab.

Registration for IPC E-Textiles 2020 is $120 for IPC members, $150 for nonmembers. Sponsorships are available, starting at $500. For more information about the conference, visit www.ipc.org/E-Textiles-NA or e-mail Chris Jorgensen, IPC director of technology transfer.