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Synthetic Yarn and Fiber Association supports IFAI Expo
Sep '10
Synthetic Yarn and Fiber Association (SYFA) is proud to be a supporting organization of the upcoming IFAI Expo 2010. The Expo will be held from October 27-29 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL

IFAI Expo Americas is rolling out a new educational format at this year's event and below is information for these very informative sessions.

Advanced Textiles Conference featuring the 7th International Conference on Safety and Protective Fabrics - Textiles for Extreme Applications

Science and technologies are constantly blending to create new opportunities. These developments lead to inventive ideas for business to acquire the competitive edge needed in today's advancing marketplace. The Advanced Textiles Conference offers a forum to discover new research while demonstrating how to use technology to benefit your company's next generation of products.

Two distinctive tracks...

The Business Track has been designed to give your business the tools to add to your bottom line. The sessions in this track will provide practical information from marketing tips, economic forecasts, best practices and new product development to how to increase awareness of your brand by using social media. Visit www.ifaiexpo.com for full session line up.

The Fabrication Track will highlight practical learning opportunities ranging from fabric welding and sewing workshops to bending, designing cutting and patterning for marine and awning applications. A peer-to-peer learning experience has been developed by creating roundtable discussions that will provide tips-and -tricks from your fellow industry leaders. Visit www.ifaiexpo.com for full session line up.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. John Connaughton, UNC Charlotte
The Recovery from the Great Recession of 2008-2009
Wednesday, October 27
8:00 - 10:00 am

Learn the factors that contribute to recovering from the economic conditions of the last two years from the leading source of economic information for North Carolina. Attendees will gain insight into the recovery process and the role consumer sentiment will play in the pace of expansion and job growth.

As an expert in developing economic impact reports, Dr. Connaughton has conducted studies on a number of well-known public agencies and private companies. He uses his knowledge from such studies and applies it to his sought after writings and to share with the audience of his speaking engagements.

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