Southern Textile Association 2020 Winter Technical Seminar 

When

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 from 8:15 AM to 1:45 PM EST
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Where

Gaston College - Textile Technology Center 
7220 Wilkinson Boulevard
Belmont, NC 28012
 

 
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Contact

Lillian Link 
Southern Textile Association 
704-860-6624 
llink@southerntextile.org 

 


2020 Vision:
Focusing on Networking, Safety,
Economics, Technology and More!

Bringing clarity to the textile industry in the new year.

Program

8:15 AM
Registration/Networking

9:15 AM
Opening Remarks
Presiding: Rick Carpenter, STA First Vice President, Conitex-Sonoco
Opening Remarks: Matt Shannon, STA President, Greenwood Mills

9:30 AM
"TRAFFIC AND HIGHWAY SAFETY"
Officer Raymond H. Pierce, Traffic Safety Officer
North Carolina Highway Patrol

10:00 AM
"2020: ELECTION YEAR ECONOMICS"
Dr. John Connaughton, Barings Professor of Financial Economics
Belk College of Business, University of North Carolina Charlotte

10:45 AM
Break/Networking

11:15 AM
"NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR UPDATE"
Commissioner Cherie Killian Berry
North Carolina Department of Labor

11:45 AM
Lunch/Networking

12:45 PM
"THE BEHAVIORAL BASED SAFETY CULTURE JOURNEY"
Kevin Nix, Safety, Training, and Risk Mitigation Manager - Anderson Plant
Jack Woodson, Director of Operations - Anderson Plant
Glen Raven Custom Fabrics, LLC

1:15 PM
"EVOLUTION OF CHEMICAL APPLICATORS FOR TEXTILES
A HISTORICAL REVIEW OF CHASING WATER"
Preston Aldridge, Vice President Sales
FTA, Inc.

1:45 PM
Adjourn