• Programme Key

  • PI Keynote
  • 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 - Leading and Inspiring Product Teams in a Disruptive, Digital Age

Room 1

09:35
How Digital Platforms are Revolutionizing 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
Why are the World’s Leading Brands Moving Towards Factory Self-Inspection?

Room 1

Case Study

Room 2

12:10
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

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

Room 2

Carl Borg, CIO, GANT AB

Focus Group - Placing Future PLM-3D Integration at the Very Center of Both Deployment Roadmaps

Room 3

Mark Charlton, VP Technical Services Calvin Klein Apparel, PVH Corp

12:50
Networking Lunch

Exhibition Hall

13:50
How Digital Tools Can Help Any Company of Any Size Disrupt and Maximise their Product Value Chain

Room 1

Rickard Lindqvist, Founder, Designer & Researcher, Atacac

Case Study

Room 2

14:30
Converging 3D & Body Scanning Technologies for More Accurate Fit Prototypes and Faster Sample Speeds

Room 1

Gopal Chat, Director, Digital Development Center, Columbia Sportswear

Gina Patterson, Fit Engineering Manager, Columbia Sportswear

Sarah Moore, 3D Project Manager, Columbia Sportswear

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, Fully Automated and Fully 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)

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

Room 2

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

17:20
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

Simon Kim, Chief Strategy Officer, CLO Virtual Fashion

Martin Lades, Director Fashion Product Systems, Human Solutions

Mary McFadden, Executive Director, CAD Product Development, Gerber Technology

Asaf Landau, CEO, Optitex

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, Market Manager, X-Rite Pantone

Think Tank

Room 4

08:30
Chairperson's Welcome Address

Room 1

Craig Crawford, IT Strategist, Crawford IT

08:40
PI Keynote - What Does it Really Mean to 'Go Digital'?

Room 1

Craig Crawford, IT Strategist, Crawford IT

09:25
Virtual Try-On – The New Consumer Experience

Room 1

Walter Waehlt, Director Advanced Creation - Apparel Technology Pattern & Digital Creation, adidas

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 - 3D.RC Mission, Goals & Steering Committee

Room 3

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

Sandra Gagnon, Director - 3D Virtual Transformation, Target

10:35
Morning Refreshment Break

Exhibition Hall

10:45
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

Case Study

Room 2

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

Keeping Process Deployments Fresh, Exciting and Engaging Post-implementation

Room 2

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

12:35
Demystifying the Concept of Global Fit and Subsequently Reevaluating Global Product Creation

Room 1

Mark Charlton, VP Technical Services Calvin Klein Apparel, PVH Corp

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

13:05
Networking Lunch

Exhibition Hall

14:05
Case Study

Room 1

Case Study

Room 2

14:45
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

Communication, Collaboration & Data Standardization Across a Global Operation

Room 2

15:25
Panel Discussion - What is Academia Doing to Overcome the Digital Skill Deficit and What Can Industry be Doing to Support Them?

Room 1

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

Sandra Kuijpers, Senior Lecturer CAD-CAM, Patterns and 3D Virtual Prototyping, Amsterdam Fashion Institute

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

Manufacturing Operations Technology - How Industrie 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing Are Disrupting Fashion/Apparel

Room 2

Ivano Ortis, Vice President, IDC

16:00
PI Keynote

Room 1

16:45
Chairperson's Closing Address

Room 1