• Programme Key

  • Digitization
  • Footwear
  • New Business Models
  • Sustainability
  • NB: Focus Groups and Think Tanks are delegate only sessions.
Day 1: 25 February 2020
8:00am

Delegate Registration

Lobby

8:45am

Chairperson's Opening Remarks

Room 1

Matthew Drinkwater, Head, Fashion Innovation Agency, London College of Fashion

9:00am

PI Keynote: Pixar & the Storytelling Magic of Digital

Room 1

Masha Ellsworth, Technical Director, Pixar

9:45am

3DRC: Standardizing Digital Materials & Unlocking Transferable Fabric Libraries

Room 1

Chris Hillyer, Director, Innovation, Deckers Brands

Sandra Gagnon, Director - 3D Virtual Transformation, Target

How Digital Transformation Can Accelerate the Circular Economy

Room 2

Nicoline van Enter, CEO, Footwearists

Focus Group: How Can We Use Technology & Innovation to Support a Shift Back to Local Manufacturing?

Room 3

Caroline de Baere, founder / co-founder, Laforma, Inc./ Bendy

Focus Group: Off-The-Rack: How XR, AI, & Virtual Humans are Pret â Porter in Retail & Apparel

Room 4

Annie Hanlon, Co-Founder, Alchemy - Tech & Entertainment Group

Chadwick Turner, Partner, Simulated Ventures

Lisa Gerber, Co-Founder, Alchemy - Tech & Entertainment Group

10:25am

Morning Refreshment Break

Exhibition Hall

10:35am

Morning 121 Meetings

Exhibition Hall

11:35am

3DRC: 3D Certification - Digital Upskilling for Our Industry

Room 1

Safir Bellali, Sr Director, Advanced Digital Creation, VF Corporation

Panel Discussion: The Economic & Strategic Benefits of Executing Circular Business Models

Room 2

Steven Frumkin, Dean, Fashion Institute of Technology

Tom Duhoux, Founder, HNST

Melissa Martin, Global Brand Sales Manager, Unifi, Inc

Nicoline van Enter, CEO, Footwearists

Nathalie De Marco, Marketing and Communication Director, Aquafil S.p.A

Focus Group: Should Digital Replace Traditional Design or Can it Instead Compliment It to Create a Whole New Means of Creating Product?

Room 4

Juan Carlos Olmos Guerra, Virtual Fashion Specialist & Senior Cloth Simulation Technical Director, Juan Carlos Olmos

Focus Group: The Future is Custom

Room 5

Christopher Bellamy, Product Strategy and Engineering, Wiivv

Shamil Hargovan, Founder & CEO, Wiivv

12:15pm

How to Prevent Returns Before they Happen

Room 1

Greg Moore, CEO, BodyBlock AI

The New Normal: How On-Demand and Personalization Models are Changing the Way Fashion Does Business

Room 2

Teodora Nicolae, Marketing Manager, Fashion & Apparel, Lectra

Edward Hertzman, Founder & President, Sourcing Journal

Think Tank: On the Road with Digital Technology from 3D CAD to PLM to Reaching Sustainability

Room 3

Michael Rabin, Country Sales Manager for the America’s, Morgan Tecnica

12:55pm

Lunch

Exhibition Hall

1:55pm

Mobile 3D Body Scanning Technology & Its Implications on Digital Commerce Over the Next Decade

Room 1

Whitney Cathcart, Co founder/ Chief Strategy Officer, 3DLOOK

Do Sustainable & Circular Business Models Have to Mean a Hit to Your Bottom Line?

Room 2

Stefano Aldighieri, President, another design studio 2.0

Focus Group: The Opportunities & Challenges of On-Demand Manufacturing

Room 3

Mariano deGuzman, Founder, Nimbly

Christian Birky, Cofounder, Nimbly

Focus Group: Reducing Your Footwear Footprint - Educating Manufacturers & Enlightening Consumers

Room 4

Jill Mazur, Independent Business Consultant, Fashion Mannuscript

Focus Group: Beyond All or Nothing: Maximizing Value While Minimizing Risk Through the Creation Process

Room 5

Bryston Ulrich, DPC Product Director, Nike

Lori Thune, Digital Product Director, Nike

2:35pm

Case Study: Escaping POC Purgatory: Leading Practices for Scaling Digital Product Creation

Room 1

Drew Cekada, Sr Manager, Kalypso

Lauren Crawley, Sr Manager, Kalypso

Case Study: Smartphones-based 3D Body Scanning for Apparel & Footwear Applications

Room 2

Jeff Chen, CEO & Co-Founder, NetVirta

Think Tank: Fitting Inclusive Sizes in 3D

Room 3

Tracy Rickert, Senior Consultant, Alvanon

3:15pm

Afternoon Refreshment Break

Exhibition Hall

3:25pm

Afternoon 121 Meetings

Exhibition Hall

4:25pm

The 3D Digital Transformation of IKEA

Room 1

Daniel Frith, 3D Manager, IKEA

Focus Group: Implementing Change Management Processes to Support the Initial Adoption of Digitization

Room 3

Masha Ellsworth, Technical Director, Pixar

5:05pm

PI Keynote: How Fashion & Film Are Building Experiential Future Retail

Room 1

Matthew Drinkwater, Head, Fashion Innovation Agency, London College of Fashion

Tim Alexander, Visual Effects Supervisor, ILMxLAB

5:50pm

Chairperson's Closing Remarks

Room 1

Matthew Drinkwater, Head, Fashion Innovation Agency, London College of Fashion

6:05pm

Drinks Reception

Exhibition Hall

Day 2: 26 February 2020
9:00am

Think Tank: Architecting a Data-Driven Supply Chain for Retail Survival

Room 3

Suuchi Ramesh, CEO & Founder, Suuchi Inc.

Think Tank: Energize Your 3D Journey From Design to Sales

Room 4

Josh Hansen, Managing Director, PixelPool

Joost Alferdinck, Chief Product Officer, PixelPool

10:00am

Chairperson's Opening Remarks

Room 1

Matthew Drinkwater, Head, Fashion Innovation Agency, London College of Fashion

10:10am

PI Keynote: Invisible IoT: The Future of Ambient Computing

Room 1

Barry McGeough, Director, Advanced Technology & Projects, Google

10:55am

Morning Refreshment Break

Exhibition Hall

11:10am

Morning 121 Meetings

Exhibition Hall

12:10pm

Adopting New Business Models as a Foundation for Innovation & Market Opportunity

Room 1

Steven Frumkin, Dean, Fashion Institute of Technology

Panel Discussion: The X Factor of XR

Room 2

Annie Hanlon, Co-Founder, Alchemy - Tech & Entertainment Group

Daniel Frith, 3D Manager, IKEA

Jenny Rodenhouse, Director of Immersion Lab, Assistant Professor, Art Center College of Design

Matthew Drinkwater, Head, Fashion Innovation Agency, London College of Fashion

Safir Bellali, Sr Director, Advanced Digital Creation, VF Corporation

Focus Group: Looking Past Traditional Hemp Textiles – Exploring the Disruptive & Technological Properties of Hemp

Room 4

Michael Savarie, Sustainability Enterprise Catalyst, Hemp Black

12:50pm

Innovate to Elevate with Sustainability

Room 1

Melissa Martin, Global Brand Sales Manager, Unifi, Inc

Re-Configuring Footwear Design & Production to Accelerate Sustainability

Room 2

Caroline de Baere, founder / co-founder, Laforma, Inc./ Bendy

Focus Group: Realistic Avatars & Virtual Change Rooms of the Future; the Likeness Threshold

Room 5

Roz McNulty, Principal, Fashion Innovation Centre

1:30pm

Lunch

Exhibition Hall

2:30pm

Realizing In-Store Manufacturing to Support Personalization & Produ-tainment

Room 1

Nicoline van Enter, CEO, Footwearists

Small Choices = Big Change: How & Where to Start on a Sustainable Business Journey

Room 2

Rachel Lincoln, Director of Sustainability, prana living

Focus Group: People & Processes: Effective Change Management Strategies for Scaling Digitization

Room 3

Daniel Frith, 3D Manager, IKEA

Focus Group: Implementing Digitization at a Multi-Brand Organization

Room 4

Kelton Lovell, Director, Program Delivery - Digital Product Creation & Advanced Manufacturing, VF Corporation

Focus Group: Think Future Footwear

Room 5

Cynthia Arcas, Designer and Founder, Arcas Bear

3:10pm

Digital Twin: A True End-To-End Solution for the Apparel Industry

Room 1

Keith Hoover, Partner / Digital Product Lead, Black Swan Textiles, LLC

Focus Group: The Digitization of a Leaner & More Virtual Supply Chain - A Manufacturer's Perspective

Room 3

Hemal Mehta, VP of Business Technology, Tegra Global

Nicholas Chope, VP Innovation & Automation, Tegra Global

Focus Group: Educating the Consumer on Sustainability as a Value-Add vs a Cost Burden

Room 4

Sheri Marnell, Interim Director of St. Croix Valley Innovation Center & College of Business & Economics Lecturer, University of Wisconsin - River Falls

Focus Group: The Future of Immersing XR Into Apparel Design

Room 5

Jenny Rodenhouse, Director of Immersion Lab, Assistant Professor, Art Center College of Design

3:50pm

PI Keynote: The First Fully Circular Denim Company - Demystifying the Myth that Innovation is Only Driven by Being Quicker & Cheaper

Room 1

Tom Duhoux, Founder, HNST

4:30pm

Chairperson's Closing Remarks

Room 1

Matthew Drinkwater, Head, Fashion Innovation Agency, London College of Fashion