Check list for MAFA 2019

  • Directions to Millersville University (MU). Click here.
  • MU campus map. Click here.
  • Schedule for MAFA’s 2019 United in Fiber conference is here.
  • Activities open to day trippers and the public, click here.
  • Plan your shopping visits, as well as fiber-related activities using the Marketplace map, available here.
  • Where to check in, what to bring, WiFi access, and much more in the Housing and Dining section of the FAQs. Click here.
  • Wednesday Arrivals – look for an email before the conference with dorm check-in information.
  • Late Arrivals – please email the Registrar for your dorm assignment and check in instructions.
  • Commuters arriving on Friday – please let Registrar know, and we will have your conference tote delivered to your classroom. Workshop locations have been assigned. Click here.
  • Materials and supplies for your workshop: Check student supply lists for your workshop, accessible through the workshop section on the website.
  • Check the latest updates for participants in the Art Exhibit, Fashion Exhibit and Show, and Skein Competition and Exhibit.
  • Dining Hall Elevator Access – MU dining hall staff members will be at or near the elevator on the lower and upper levels to assist those needing elevator access in Gordinier Hall.
  • Box Lunch Pick Up – If you pre-ordered a box lunch, plan to pick it up after Sunday Breakfast, 8:15 – 8:45 a.m., in the ground floor lobby of the dining hall.
  • Access the updated conference brochure here to export as a PDF.
  • Need help? or to report a problem? Two options:
    Ask someone with a red badge holder, or
    Call the hotline: ‭(504) 372-1096‬

Can you help?

As an all-volunteer organization, MAFA relies on conference attendees to help make the event run smoothly. Can you help?

Volunteer at the 2019 Conference

Upcoming Deadlines

  • June 22: Kitchen Towel Exchange. Sign up here
  • June 22: Skein Competition. Sign up here
  • June 22: Spinning Games. Sign up here

Special Requests and Preferences

A survey was sent to all conference attendees and the deadline for submissions has passed. But if you missed it, we will try – but cannot guarantee – to honor late requests until June 10.

  • Elevator access to the 2nd floor dining hall
  • Handicapped parking near workshop locations

Networking Lunches

New this year!  On Friday, we’ll group tables by states, so you cam meet members of your neighboring guilds at the State Guilds Lunch  It’s a great opportunity to talk about sharing visiting instructors, local exhibits and festivals, and co-hosting events.
On Saturday, find tables for guild leaders for the Birds of a Feather networking lunch. Presidents, Treasurers, Program & Workshop, Newsletters & Website, and Outreach coordinators can discuss guild leadership issues with your peers.