Building a More Collaborative Advanced Textiles Ecosystem

27oct8:00 am12:00 pmBuilding a More Collaborative Advanced Textiles EcosystemHosted by the Defense Alliance of North Carolina (DANC) and North Carolina State Industry Expansion Solutions (NCSU IES)

Event Details

Invited keynote speakers and special guests include representatives from NC State Industry Expansion Solutions, Defense Alliance of NC, Catawba Valley Community College, NC State Wilson College of Textiles, Nc Defense Technology Transition Office(DEFTECH), Manufacturing Solutions Center, NC State Legislators, Office of U.S. Senator Thom Tillis, Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA), the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC), North Carolina Center for Optimizing Military Performance (NC-COMP), Mills Manufacturing,  Economic Partnership of NC, Manufacturing & Textile Innovation Network(MTIN), and other industry sector partners.

  • Learn about NC State’s Department of Defense (DoD) Advanced Textiles Program 
  • Become aware of statewide resources to support small to medium textile companies
  • Meet influencers, researched, innovators, and advanced materials researchers, robotics/automation experts and NC textile manufacturers
  • Explore opportunities for technology growth and productive partnering
  • Share in workforce recruitment strategies


(Thursday) 8:00 am - 12:00 pm(GMT+00:00)


Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) Workforce Solutions Complex

2550 US Hwy 70 SE