• Programme Key

  • Data Management
  • Digital Product Creation
  • Sustainability
  • Materials Science
  • Innovation
  • NB: Focus Groups and Think Tanks are delegate only sessions.
Day 1: 12 February 2018
07:30
Delegate Registration

The Lobby

08:30
Chairperson's Welcome Address

Room 1

08:50
PI Keynote - Breaking Habits & Smashing Paradigms

Room 1

09:35
The Material Exchange - Advancing the Management and Accuracy of Virtual Materials in One Central, Vendor-fed Industry-wide Library

Room 1

Chris Hillyer, Director, Innovation, Deckers Brands

Darren Glenister, VP Innovation, PTC

Ideating the Future of Fashion and Leveraging Technology to Realize Business Alignment

Room 2

Laura Coppen, Creative Business Development for the Laboratory of H&M Group, H&M Group

Focus Group - Planning for Digital Transformation within Design – How Technology Drives Shifting Design Paradigms to Better Service the Needs of the Consumer

Room 3

Ryan Bezenek, Vice President, IT, Ariat International

10:15
Morning Refreshment Break

Exhibition Hall

10:30
Networking 121s

Exhibition Hall

11:30
Case Study

Room 1

Case Study

Room 2

12:10
Re-inventing Consumer-Product Interaction with a Fully Digital Online Design Experience

Room 1

Safir Bellali, Head of Global Innovation, Vans, a VF Company

Digitally Transforming Your Product Creation Process

Room 3

12:50
Networking Lunch

Exhibition Hall

13:50
A 42-day PLM Implementation to Maximize Data Consistency, Operational Efficiency and Robust Product Realization

Room 2

Pam Buckingham, Director, PLM & Product Development, Shoes for Crews

Focus Group - Why is it So Hard to Move into 3D?

Room 3

14:30
Case Study

Room 1

Case Study

Room 2

15:10
Afternoon Refreshment Break

Room 1

15:25
Networking 121s

Room 1

16:25
Panel Discussion - What is On-Demand Manufacturing & Why Should You Care?

Room 1

Hal Watt, CEO & Founder, Unmade Ltd

André Wolper, Founder, CEO, embodee

Panel Discussion - How is Technological Disruption of Materials Re-defining Traditional Models of Design & Manufacturing?

Room 2

Natacha Alpert, Senior Innovation Manager, Caleres

Matt Dwyer, Director of Materials Innovation, Patagonia

17:05
PI Keynote - Good for Business, Good for the Planet

Room 1

Rick Ridgeway, VP, Environment & Public Engagement, Patagonia

17:50
Chairman's Closing Remarks

Room 1

18:00
Networking Drink's Reception

Room 1

Day 2: 13 February 2018
08:00
Think Tank

Room 3

Think Tank

Room 4

09:00
Chairman's Opening Remarks

Room 1

09:10
PI Keynote - Exploring & Leveraging the Intersection of Physical & Digital Worlds to Realize New Products & Consumer Experiences

Room 1

09:55
Accelerating, Standardizing & Unlocking the True Potential Available of 3D Visualization/Virtualization

Room 1

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

Sandra Gagnon, Director - 3D Virtual Transformation, Target

Automation & Robotics to Herald Immense Changes in How the Apparel Industry Operates

Room 2

Xinhong Tang, Chairman, TY Garments USA,LLC

Focus Group - Maximizing Business Process Efficiency & Profitability Across a Multi-Brand Organization

Room 3

Walter Wilhelm , VP - Integration, The Safariland Group, LLC

10:35
Morning Refreshment Break

Exhibition Hall

10:50
Networking 121 Meetings

Exhibition Hall

11:50
Case Study

Room 1

Case Study

Room 2

12:30
Panel Discussion - The Convergence of Sustainability, Innovation & Technology for Success

Room 1

Rick Ridgeway, VP, Environment & Public Engagement, Patagonia

Jason Kibbey, CEO, The Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Michael Kobori, Vice President, Levi Strauss & Co.

Panel Discussion - Understanding the Legal Implications of Integrating Technology into Your Product Portfolio

Room 2

Gina Bibby, Founder, TF Law Group

Karl Manheim, Professor of Law, Loyola Law School

13:10
Networking Luncheon

Exhibition Hall

14:10
Digital and Data-led Technologies in Combatting Counterfeit Supply Chains

Room 1

Case Study

Room 2

14:50
From Farm to Finished Garment: How is Blockchain Technology Revolutionising the Fashion Supply Chain?

Room 1

How Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning are Set to Transform Customer Experience & Retail

Room 2

Focus Group - What Needs to Change to Ensure Speed of Development & Quality of Product Become Our Industry's Top Priorities?

Room 3

Tom Cooke, VP Product, Reef, a VF company

15:30
PI Keynote

Room 1

16:15
Chairman's Closing Remarks

Room 1