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Agenda

Date of Wilson College of Textiles Research Open House: Friday, April 15, 2022, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

We will start off the Research Open House bright and early at 9 am with some words from our very own Dean Hinks and ROH organizing secretary, Karuna Nambi Gowri. After the introduction, we will have a panel discussion on recent innovations in the textile industry with industry professionals. 

Following the panel discussion, student oral presentation sessions will take place. There will be opportunities to network and speak with presenters during the breaks. 

We will provide coffee, snacks, and lunch for all of our participants. 

In the afternoon, we will have a student poster presentation session. Members of our faculty will judge the oral presentation and poster presentation sessions. Winners for each competition will be announced following the last oral presentation session.

Schedule

TimeDescription
8:00 amRegistration begins
9:00 am – 9:10 amOpening remarks from Dean Hinks 
9:10 am – 10:00 amPanel Discussion: Recent Innovation in the Textile Industry
10:00 am – 10:15 am Short coffee break with snacks
10:15 am – 11:15 amStudent Oral Presentations competition (session 1)
11:15 am – 11:25 amBrief snack break and Networking
11:25 am – 12:15 noonStudent Oral Presentations competition(session 2)
12:15 noon – 1:00 pmLunch and Networking
1:00 pm  – 2:00 pmStudent Poster Presentation competition
2:00 pm – 3:00 pmStudent Oral Presentations competition (session 3)
3:00 pm – 3:20 pmAward presentations
3:20 pm – 3:30 pmClosing Remarks