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WHAT YOU WILL HEAR

This track will feature some of the world’s leaders in textile innovation, from manufacturers, to fashion figureheads. Hear exclusive inside information from the developers of wearable electronics and e-textiles who are using next-generation technology in their manufacturing process, and even in the clothing produced. We are also proud to feature the latest news in sustainable innovation within the textiles industry, and a focus on recyclable textiles.

WHICH PASS?

This is a paid track and is available to holders of the following pass types – One and Two Day Conference Pass, Expo Gold Pass.

Academic and charitable discounts are available – please email info@edpltd.co.uk for further information

Themes: Enterprise IT & Wearables, Workplace, Data, Security Threats, Self-Driving Trucks, Connected Cars
9:30am
Welcome Address and Thanks

James Moar, Senior Analyst, Juniper Research

9:40am
The role of advanced materials in wearable technologies
Technology is changing and evolving. We’re thinking about how we interact with wearable technology now and where this technology might be going in the future. Beyond that, we’re considering what needs to happen to make that possible, and how to ensure the next evolutions in wearable technology are a success. But how can we do that?
Speaker

Dr Raj Partheban, CEO, WITGrip


10:15am
Integrating clothing and robotics
Panellist:

Ivana Ojukwu, COO & Cofounder, See Fashion

Speaker:

Ricardo O' Nascimento, CEO, Popkalab

10:55am
Textiles masterclass
Speaker:

Ricardo O' Nascimento, CEO, Popkalab

11.15am Networking break
11:30am
Can smart garments be fashionable and functional?
Speaker:

Ben Cooper, Managing Director, IoClothes

12:00PM
The advances in materials and fabrics
Speakers:

Mark Catchpole, Director, Conductive Transfers

Panelist:

Priti Veja, Design Strategist, Mclaren Applied Technologies

12:35PM
The Science of sound within materials
Speakers:

Francesca Rosella, Chief Creative Director and Co-Founder, CuteCircuit

1.00pm Lunch
2:00pm
Art + Technology
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Speaker:

Camille Baker, Media Artist / Researcher/ Curator, Uni of creative arts

2:30pm
How E textiles could engineer a new era of smart materials
Speaker:

Camille Baker, Uni of creative arts

3:00pm
Smart Textiles UX
Speaker:

Camille Baker, Uni of creative arts

3.20pm Networking break
3:45pm
Textiles masterclass
Speaker:

Camille Baker, Uni of creative arts

4:15pm
Creating the ultimate smart garment
Speaker:

Camille Baker, Uni of creative arts

4.35pm Closing Remarks


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