• 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 HK Ltd

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, Director, Product Technologies & Digital Innovation, Columbia Sportswear

Tim Devlin, Strategic Analyst Digital Product Creation, Columbia Sportswear

Technology-enabled Materials Innovation & Its Impact on Product, Process & People

Room 2

Brooke Roberts-Islam, Co-Director, BR Innovation Agency (BRIA)

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

Thomas Zuchtriegel, Head of AR/VR Process & Technology, 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, Head of Global Innovation, Vans, a VF Company

Alexander Thomas, VP, Engineering, VF Asia Ltd.

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 Corp

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

Niels Thoné, CEO & Co-Founder, Morph Clothes

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, Chief Strategy Officer, 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