Knits - Leather - PU - Rubber - Textiles - Coated - Foam - Synthetics
Join us for this first-ever Footwear Materials Summit focused on helping professionals better understand current and emerging materials and material developments at an in-depth technical level.  Get hands-on experience in the design, management, and production of materials used in footwear production.

Gain the knowledge. Tour the labs. Network with peers.

Speakers include footwear industry innovation leads and world-renowned
material experts from NC State University's College of Textiles.  

We've already confirmed a number of great speakers including:
Chris Hillyer
Director of Innovation
Deckers Brands
Scott Labbe
Vice President Product Development, Virtual Innovations, Advanced Concepts
Wolverine Worldwide
Dr. Trevor Little
Textile & Apparel Technology & Management (TATM) Program
Dr. Traci Lamar
Textile & Apparel Technology & Management (TATM) Program