Announcing AT Americas ’11 Call For Proposals

Roseville, Minn. — December 9, 2010 — IFAI is proud to announce that AT Americas ’11 is being
co-organized with the Synthetic Yarn and Fibers Association (SYFA).

Tentative categories

Aerospace · Automotive · Smart · E-Textiles · Reflective Materials · Sustainable
Applications, Research and Alternative Energy · Military

This call for extended abstracts and presentations is issued to create an innovative, varied,
and exciting Technical Program. In addition to traditional sessions, this conference solicits
proposals for activities that will allow professional colleagues to share their expertise through
Paper Presentations, Panel Discussions in these formats.

Abstract Requirements

The technical advisory committee will select extended abstracts and presentations to be
presented based on abstracts of 300-500 words. Please emphasize new developments and future
direction that will impact the marketplace. When submitting your abstract please include your name,
company/university, phone, fax, e-mail and mailing address for the person to whom the speaker
correspondence should be directed. Extended abstracts and papers may only be presented by one
speaker; however co-writers can be listed on the paper presentation. Authors MUST secure any
necessary copyright clearance needed for  presentation/publication of paper or extended
abstract. Accepted Extended Abstracts and Presentations will be published as part of the AT
Americas ’11 on-line proceedings.

Panel Discussions

Panel Discussions are 60-minute sessions that bring professionals together for discussion and
debate about technical subjects and industry issues, such as political influences, social trends
and their impact on engineering or career choices. Panel Discussions have a facilitator with
several panelists to present differing viewpoints. A published summary of the discussion is
possible. Proposals should include an outline and title, a synopsis of the expected outcome of the
discussion, preliminary names for facilitators and panelists, and any plans for publication.

All submissions will be due 1 February 2011. Final presentations will be due by 1 September
2011. Please submit your abstract, panel discussion or presentation description to

AT Americas ’11 Questions:

Kristy Meade, Director of Education and Event Development

Ruth Stephens, Managing Director – Safety and Technical Products 

Posted on December 14, 2010

Source: IFAI