Synthetic Yarn and Fabric Association

The Synthetic Yarn and Fabric Association is a non-profit organization comprised of individuals affiliated with the synthetic yarn and fiber industry.  Representation in the industry includes fiber producers, texturizers, staple yarn manufacturers, fabric producers for apparel, automotive, upholstery, and industrial markets.  Additionally, raw material suppliers, equipment manufacturers, and service providers related to the industry are valuable contributors to the organization.

Synthetic Yarn and Fabric Association Fall Conference

The Strong Economy and Advances in Technology
November 29-30, 2018
Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel

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Fall Conference Schedule At A Glance



Thursday, November 29, 2018

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Complimentary Lunch Served During Registration

1:00 p.m. -1:10 p.m. -   Opening Remarks: SYFA President, Machell Apple, True Textiles

1:10 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. -  Roger Tutterow,  Kennesaw State University
                                      Title:  Economics

1:50 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. -  Apurba Banerjee, Brrr
                                      Title:  Cooling Technology

2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. - Break

2:45 p.m.- 3:30 p.m. -    Lynn L BergesonBergeson and Campbell 
                                      Title:  CA Proposition 65

3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. -   Dan Garrison, VP Human Resources, Milliken & Company 
                                       Title:  Human Resources

4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. -   Sara Beatty, NCTO
                                       Title: Trade Updates

* SYFA Cocktail Reception 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 



Friday, November 30, 2018

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. - Registration and Complimentary Breakfast Buffet  

8:00 a.m. - 8:10 a.m. - Opening Remarks: SYFA President, Machell Apple, True Textiles

8:10 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. - Laura Murphy, PCI Wood Mackenzie
                                     Title:  Fiber Update

8:50 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. -  Anna Lucea, Giovanni Bosetto S.p.A.
                                     Title:  CAE Chemistry (Carbonic Acid Ester)

9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. -  Break

9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Aaron Nesser, CEO, AlgiKnit, Inc.
      Title: Sustainable Textile Innovation:                                                                                      Bio yarn made from Kelp Fiber

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. - Dennis Giff, EVP Operations, Salem Leasing
                                         Title: Logistics

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Keir High, Sales Manager, Heat & Cut Protection, 
                                        Teijin Aramid USA, Inc.
                                        Title:  Aramids and how to continue in the global market



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