The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) announced that the 2024 Textile Discovery Summit will be held October 6–8 in the historic district of Savannah, Ga. This year’s theme is A Path Forward Through Innovation.

Attendees of the Textile Discovery Summit will have the opportunity to attend educational presentations, networking receptions, breakout sessions and witness the latest advancements in textile technology at the exhibitor showroom. Participants will be able to enjoy a golf challenge on The Westin’s 18-hole PGA Championship course and an evening boat cruise along the Savannah River on Sunday, Oct. 6.

Join the NC170 session, “Research Personal Protective Technologies for Current and Emerging Occupational and Environmental Hazards,” on Sunday, October 6, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.. This session addresses the critical need for effective Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) across industries such as firefighting, health care, military and more. NC170 aims to bridge the gap in research and innovation of PPE, promoting the research and development of materials and product designs, and developing consensus standards for PPE to ensure the safety, welfare and competitiveness of our nation. Admission to the NC170 session is included with summit registration.

The 2024 Textile Discovery Summit is open to all individuals who wish to participate. For comprehensive program details, accommodation information, sponsorships, tabletop reservations, or registration, please visit

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