• Programme Key

  • Data Creation & Management
  • Digital Product Creation
  • Innovation
  • NB: Focus Groups and Think Tanks are delegate only sessions.
Day 1: 26 October 2017
07:30
Delegate Registration

Lobby

08:30
Chairperson's Welcome Address

Room 1

Craig Crawford, IT Strategist, Crawford IT

08:50
PI Keynote - From Farm to Finished Garment: How is Blockchain Technology Revolutionising the Fashion Supply Chain?

Room 1

Martine Jarlgaard, Founder/CEO, Martine Jarlgaard London

09:35
How Digital Platforms are Redefining How Designers Approach & Improve Fit

Room 1

Michael Ernst, Professor Textile Product Development/Virtual Product Development, HS Niederrhein Mönchengladbach

'The Way We Work' - PLM in Supporting Company-wide Collaboration and the Launch of New Brands & Products

Room 2

Olav Fyldeng, Head of Business Applications, Varner

10:15
Morning Refreshment Break

Exhibition Hall

10:30
Networking 121s

Exhibition Hall

11:30
5 Reasons Why Digitizing Quality Should be Top of your Priority List in 2018

Room 1

Stephane Boivin, CEO, Pivot88

3D Virtual Design - Are You Ready to Innovate?

Room 2

Ingrid Heijnen, Manager Atelier - Specialist Fit & Construction, G-Star Raw

Christian Harris, ‎3D Product Owner, Gerber Technology

12:10
Digital Innovation - 3D Prototyping, Body Scanning and Virtual Reality in Action

Room 1

Sean Lane, Senior Manager/Formerly Director, Product Technologies & Digital Innovation, Kalypso

Tim Devlin, Senior Consultant, Kalypso

Focus Group - What Role does PLM Play in Supporting an Enterprise-wide Digital Strategy?

Room 3

Carl Borg, CIO, GANT AB

12:50
Networking Lunch

Exhibition Hall

13:50
Realising Creative Output and Agile Processes from the Digitalization of Fashion Design

Room 1

Rickard Lindqvist, Founder, Designer & Researcher, Atacac

Jimmy Herdberg, Digital Creative, Atacac

GERMAN SPEAKING SESSION: The Supply Chain Goes Digital - Opportunities And Challenges

Room 2

Wilfried Bäuning, Chief Digital Officer (CDO), Bugatti

14:30
3D in Shortening Development Timelines & Gaining First-Hand Consumer Feedback

Room 1

Lien Van de Velde, Head, R&D Projects, Van de Velde

Dick Laan, Lead, Innovation R&D, Van de Velde

Driving Operational Efficiency by Digitizing the Product Development Chain

Room 2

Christian Schneider, Vice President Product Development & Innovation, Swarovski

15:10
Afternoon Refreshment Break

Exhibition Hall

15:20
Networking 121s

Exhibition Hall

16:20
The MICROFACTORY - Proof that a Fully Integrated, Automated and Adaptable Workflow Process from Design Concept to Finished Garment is Possible with Digital

Room 1

Alexander Artschwager, Project Research Management, Deutsche Institute für Textil- und Faserforschung (DITF)

Christian Kaiser, Project Research Management, Deutsche Institute für Textil- und Faserforschung (DITF)

Focus Group - Planning for Future Systems Integrations and Compartmentalising Datasets to Suit

Room 3

Esben Raahede Aarøe, Product Lifecycle Manager, Group Product - Product Management, Pandora

17:00
PI Keynote - How Can Augmented and Virtual Reality Technologies Disrupt & Revolutionise Product Creation & Consumer Engagement?

Room 1

Magdalena Maczkowski, AR/VR Owner, Audi Business Innovation GmbH

17:50
Chairperson's Closing Address

Room 1

Craig Crawford, IT Strategist, Crawford IT

18:00
Networking Drinks Reception

Exhibition Hall

Day 2: 27 October 2017
07:30
Think Tank - Why Virtual Reality is Becoming the Reality of Product Design and Development

Room 3

Tobias Rausch, Appearance Portfolio Manager, X-Rite Pantone

08:30
Chairperson's Welcome Address

Room 1

Craig Crawford, IT Strategist, Crawford IT

08:40
PI Keynote - Creating The Future of Supply Chain

Room 1

Paul Fowler, Chief Information Officer, Li & Fung

09:25
Panel Discussion - What is Academia Doing to Overcome the Digital Skill Deficit and What Can Industry be Doing to Support Them?

Room 1

Alexis Kantor, VP, Apparel & Accessories Product Development, Target

Deborah Beard, Associated Chair, Technical Design, Fashion Institute of Technology

Michael Ernst, Professor Textile Product Development/Virtual Product Development, HS Niederrhein Mönchengladbach

Sandra Kuijpers, Teacher/Researcher - CAD Patterns and 3D Virtual Prototyping / Sampling, Physical vs Virtual Material, AMFI

Evridiki Papachristou, Fashion Engineer, Research Associate, Technical University of Crete

Christiane Luible, Head of Fashion & Technology, University of the Arts Linz, Kunstuniversität Linz

Evolving Product Development to Support Multi-Dimensional Growth, Agile Operations & Reduced Time to Market

Room 2

Esben Raahede Aarøe, Product Lifecycle Manager, Group Product - Product Management, Pandora

Focus Group - Re-inventing Consumer-Product Interaction with a Fully Digital Online Design Experience

Room 3

Safir Bellali, Sr Director, Advanced Digital Creation, Vans, a VF Company

Alexander Thomas, VP, Engineering, VF Corporation

10:05
Morning Refreshment Break

Exhibition Hall

10:15
Networking 121s

Exhibition Hall

11:15
The Power of 3D - Working within a Digital Network to Expedite the Design Process

Room 1

Audrey Renard, Manager, 3D Model Making, Decathlon

Reaching Strategic Business Goals - How Can PLM Pave the Way to the Digital Transformation Revolution?

Room 2

Paul Krüsemann , Senior Manager Core Applications, Tom Tailor Group

11:55
3D Virtual Prototyping to Better Manage Fit and Shape Consistency Across Styles & Suppliers

Room 1

Alan Wragg, F&F Technical Director, Tesco PLC

The TEK-TILES Project – Connecting Design, Development & Manufacturing to Get ‘Smart Garments’ from Concept to Market

Room 2

Debera Johnson, Executive Director, Pratt Institute|Brooklyn Fashion+Design Accelerator

Focus Group - 3D.RC Mission, Goals & Steering Committee

Room 3

Alexis Kantor, VP, Apparel & Accessories Product Development, Target

Sandra Gagnon, Director - 3D Virtual Transformation, Target

12:35
A Survival Guide to the New Era in the Apparel Industry

Room 1

Asaf Landau, CEO, EFI Optitex

MetaVertical and the Digital Twin

Room 2

Keith Hoover, President, Black Swan Textiles, LLC

13:15
Networking Lunch

Exhibition Hall

14:15
Panel Discussion - Driving the Uniformity of Material Measurements for Accurate Virtual Simulation

Room 1

Sandra Kuijpers, Teacher/Researcher - CAD Patterns and 3D Virtual Prototyping / Sampling, Physical vs Virtual Material, AMFI

Abinash Sahoo, Senior Manager, Li & Fung

Dominic Sluiter, Director Digital Creation, PVH

Sandra Gagnon, Director - 3D Virtual Transformation, Target

Christiane Luible, Head of Fashion & Technology, University of the Arts Linz, Kunstuniversität Linz

Overturning Traditional Approaches to Fit to Engage & Empower Consumers Both Physically & Psychologically

Room 2

Raphael Guth, Co-Founder & CMO, Morph Clothes

14:55
What Does it Really Mean to 'Go Digital'?

Room 1

Craig Crawford, IT Strategist, Crawford IT

Focus Group - Industry 4.0 as a Foundation of Digital Transformation and as a Means of Meeting Consumer Demand

Room 3

Alexander Artschwager, Project Research Management, Deutsche Institute für Textil- und Faserforschung (DITF)

Christian Kaiser, Project Research Management, Deutsche Institute für Textil- und Faserforschung (DITF)

15:35
Virtual Reality (VR) Technology - Unlocking the Potential for Product Development

Room 1

Alexis Kantor, VP, Apparel & Accessories Product Development, Target

Sandra Gagnon, Director - 3D Virtual Transformation, Target

Manufacturing Business Ecosystem Strategies - Realising the Next Generation of Collaboration, Automation and Customer Experience

Room 2

Ivano Ortis, Vice President, IDC

16:15
Panel Discussion - Standardizing Digital Platforms to Overcome Issues of Systems Interoperability and Data Transfer

Room 1

Alexis Kantor, VP, Apparel & Accessories Product Development, Target

Avihay Feld, Chief Product Officer, Browzwear

Ed Gribbin, President, Alvanon

Simon Kim, CEO, CLO Virtual Fashion

Asaf Landau, CEO, EFI Optitex

Bill Brewster, Vice President & General Manager, Enterprise Software Solutions, Gerber Technology

Martin Lades, Director Fashion Product Systems, Human Solutions

Philippe Ribera, Vice President, Innovation, Lectra

Ram Sareen, CEO - Founder, TUKATECH, INC

17:10
Chairperson's Closing Address

Room 1

Craig Crawford, IT Strategist, Crawford IT