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Home Textiles Today's Virtual Material Changes Conference

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Home Textiles Today will present its fourth annual Material Changes Conference for forward-thinking suppliers and retailers interested in learning about trail-blazing developments in home textiles. With topics covering the latest innovations and technological advances, the conference is a must-attend for anyone staking out a leadership position for their business. The fast-moving yet in-depth program will feature experts in their respective fields … a rare opportunity to learn from and connect with innovative resources.

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Welcome – Jennifer Marks, Editor-in-Chief, Home Textiles Today
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Material Changes: The Big Picture
Learn what the industry has done during these unprecedented times and the extraordinary things now in development for the future.
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U.S. Cotton Leaps Ahead: How Brands and Stakeholders Can Get Involved
Learn more about what’s happened in the cotton industry and how to take part from our panel of experts.
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Textile Circularity Looks to Scale in the U.S.
Accelerating Circularity Inc is preparing to launch a pilot textile recycling system. Learn how stakeholders in the textiles supply chain can get involved.
· Networking
Networking Break
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Product Claims: Opportunities and Minefields
Innovations are increasing, creating new testing protocols for the industry. Dr. Min Zhu will discuss the considerations & consequences with new technologies.
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Health & Wellness
Products that offer personal health and wellness qualities are on the rise. Learn about what’s available and coming next from other innovators.
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Advances in Odor-Free Textiles
Karel Williams shares exclusive research on consumer laundry habits/behaviors during these unprecedented times. Intellifresh technology delivers odor prevention
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It's Organic
The term “organic” has been kicked around the industry for decades but it has taken on new relevance. Learn how to make sure you are getting the real deal.
· Networking
Networking Break
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The Vendor View
Suppliers & retailers are offering sustainable, traceable and eco-friendly products. This panel discussion will feature recent developments from this industry.
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Fibers of Tomorrow....Today
An expert from The Wilson College of Textiles at NC State will discuss technologies on the horizon and current work being done in fibers, fabrics & finishes.
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Material Changes 2025
What will the industry’s products look and feel like, where will they be made, what will they be made of and what will consumers be demanding in five years?
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Virtual Cocktail Party & Networking


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