• Programme Key

  • Digital Supply Chain
  • Sustainability & Innovation
  • Disruptive Technology
  • Scaling Digital
  • Foundational 3D
  • NB: Focus Groups and Think Tanks are delegate only sessions.

All timings are Eastern Time

Day 1: 09 November 2020
10:55am

Opening Remarks

Track 1

David Wilcox, Head of Communications, PI Apparel

11:00am

KEYNOTE TALK - Animated Costume Design and Digital Construction

Track 1

Fran Kalal, Technical Director, Pixar

11:35am

Interlude

Break

11:40am

SPONSORED TALK: Garment Development in 3D: What Are You Trying to Achieve?

Track 1

Don Howard, Executive Director of Consulting, Alvanon

Tracy Rickert, Senior Consultant, Alvanon

SPONSORED TALK: The Art of the Possible: Unleashing the Power of 3D Digital Design

Track 2

Teresa Ayling, Digital Product Development Manager, Marks & Spencer

12:10pm

Interlude

Break

12:15pm

ROUNDTABLE - How Should a Company Go About Deploying Machine Learning & AI?

Track 3

Stacia Carr, Director of Engineering, Zalando

ROUNDTABLE - Navigating the Change Management Needed for 3D Design & the Broader Digital Transformation

Track 4

Elliott Emerich, Project Manager, 3D, Under Armour

ROUNDTABLE - Could Your Workflow Afford to Lean Towards More of the Digital, and Less of the Physical, in an Effort to Positively Impact Your Environmental Footprint?

Track 5

Fran Kalal, Technical Director, Pixar

1:15pm

Interlude

Break

1:20pm

TALK: Defining Your 3D Structure & Communicating 3D as a Cross-Functional Digital Journey

Track 1

Samantha Cordoba, 3D Senior Director, Li & Fung

TALK: Why We Should Digitize the Entire Supply Chain

Track 2

Joachim Hensch, Chief Transitioning Officer, Ex Managing Director Hugo Boss Textile Industries

ROUNDTABLE - How to Profit from the Emerging Digital-only Fashion Industry

Track 3

Kerry Murphy, Founder + Creative Director, The Fabricant

ROUNDTABLE - Understanding Intellectual Property, Patents and Brand Protection as They Relate to AI & ML

Track 4

Caroline de Baere, Founder, Laforma, Inc./ Bendy

1:50pm

Interlude

Break

1:55pm

TALK: The Practicalities of Digital Avatar Creation & Their Use in Selling the Story of Digital Across Your Business

Track 1

Cameron Wilson, CEO, The Diigitals

TALK: Made in USA: Building The Supply Chain of the Future to Meet the Needs of the Changing Fashion Industry

Track 2

John Elmuccio, COO, Managing Partner, Evolution Saint Louis

ROUNDTABLE: Continued

Track 3

Kerry Murphy, Founder + Creative Director, The Fabricant

ROUNDTABLE: Continued

Track 4

Caroline de Baere, Founder, Laforma, Inc./ Bendy

2:25pm

Interlude

Break

2:30pm

TALK: Out of the Box: Introducing VR Technology into the Product Development Process

Track 1

Brian Waterfield , Digital Manufacturing Manager & Digital Consultant, Automotive

TALK: What Could/Should the Future of Supply Chains Look Like Post-Trade Wars and Pandemic Disruption?

Track 2

Stephanie Benedetto, CEO & Co-Founder, Queen of Raw

2:30-3:30PM ROUNDTABLE: Navigating and Starting your Digital Journey

Track 3

Joachim Hensch, Chief Transitioning Officer, Ex Managing Director Hugo Boss Textile Industries

3:00pm

Speed Networking

Break

3:30pm

SPONSORED TALK: Size NorthAmerica - The Key to Unlocking Today’s Consumer

Track 1

Lynn Boorady, Professor & Department Head, Department of Design, Housing and Merchandising, Oklahoma State University

Jamie Campbell, Manager Sizing & Fitting, Human Solutions

SPONSORED TALK - Digital & Connected Operations to Respond, Recover and Thrive

Track 2

Quach Hai, VP Retail Product Management, PTC

Steve Riordan, Global Director, Retail/CPG Practice Leader, Kalypso

4:00pm

Interlude

Break

4:05pm

PANEL DISCUSSION - The Monetization of Digital Assets

Track 1

Kerry Murphy, Founder + Creative Director, The Fabricant

Cameron Wilson, CEO, The Diigitals

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

Morten Grubak, Executive Creative Director, Vice Media Group

ROUNDTABLE: How Can We Create A Customer Mindset Focused on Sustainability?

Track 3

Michael Londrigan, Associate Professor/Advisor to the Provost, LIM College

4:45pm

Interlude

Break

4:50pm

KEYNOTE TALK - Building Next Generation Experiential Fashion with Digital

Track 1

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

5:25pm

Closing Remarks

Track 1

David Wilcox, Head of Communications, PI Apparel

5:30pm

General Networking

Track 1

Day 2: 10 November 2020
9:55am

SPONSORED THINK TANK - How to Create a Winning 3D Strategy

Track 3

Ashley Crowder, CEO/Co-Founder, VNTANA

Benjamin Conway, COO, VNTANA

Miriam Tinberg, Tech Development Partnership Manger, Verizon 5G Labs

SPONSORED THINK TANK - How to Push Innovative Products in Front of Your Customers Faster Through a Collaborative Textile Network

Track 4

Wayne Fan, CSO, FRONTIER.COOL

Keith Wilson, Head of Brand Marketing, Frontier

SPONSORED THINK TANK - Photorealism & Flexibility for Material Digitalization

Track 5

Nicolas Paulhac, Head of Content Creation, 3D & Immersive, Substance

10:55am

Opening Remarks

Track 1

David Wilcox, Head of Communications, PI Apparel

11:00am

KEYNOTE TALK - Digital Twins: How Game Engines Are Accelerating the Product Lifecycle from Design Visualization to Manufacturing, Sales, and Marketing 

Track 1

Michael Wilken, Technical Manager, Epic Games

11:35am

Interlude

Break

11:40am

TALK: 3D Scale Up - Extension of Digital Asset Creation & Use Across the Wider Supply Chain

Track 1

Scott Simpson, Sr. Director GM Private Brands Quality and Tech, Walmart

Carolina Haddad, Sr. Manager II- Apparel Digital Innovation, Walmart

TALK: Mitigating Disruption in the Supply Chain: Partnerships and Flexibility

Track 2

Hebe Schecter, President, Kaltex

12:10pm

Interlude

Break

12:15pm

ROUNDTABLE - Leveraging 3D Technologies to Create New Sizing & Shape Standards for Individuals with Disabilities

Track 3

Martha Hall, Director of Innovation, University of Delaware

Jamie Campbell, Manager Sizing & Fitting, Human Solutions

ROUNDTABLE - Can Soft Avatars with Realistic Soft Tissue Properties Overcome the Inaccuracies of 3D's Fit Prediction?

Track 5

Dinesh Pai, Professor and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair, University of British Columbia

1:15pm

Interlude

Break

1:20pm

SPONSORED TALK - How Brands and Retailers can take Supply Chain Visibility and Collaboration to a Whole New Level

Track 1

Michael Bland, Senior Director, QIMA

SPONSORED TALK - Going to Market Digitally: The Virtual Showroom and Harnessing The Power of 3D

Track 2

Gary Plunkett, Business Manager, PixelPool

ROUNDTABLE - Building Your Own Digital Avatar

Track 3

Cameron Wilson, CEO, The Diigitals

1:50pm

Interlude

Break

1:55pm

TALK: The Power of Leveraging 3D Virtually in Times of Pandemic and Decentralized Work

Track 1

Elliott Emerich, Project Manager, 3D, Under Armour

TALK: From Fast Fashion to Made-To-Order: Increasing Personalization & Reducing Overproduction

Track 2

Mariano deGuzman, Founder, Nimbly

ROUNDTABLE: Continued

Track 3

Cameron Wilson, CEO, The Diigitals

2:25pm

Interlude

Break

2:30pm

TALK: 3D Technology as a Foundation for a New and Sustainable Product Ecosystem

Track 1

Isaac Korn, Director of Innovation, Perry Ellis International

TALK: Leveraging Digital 3D Data & Machine Learning to Move from Reactive to Proactive Experiences for the Consumer Around Sizing & Fit

Track 2

Stacia Carr, Director of Engineering, Zalando

3:00pm

Speed Networking

Break

3:30pm

PANEL DISCUSSION - Digital at Scale and Digital Effectiveness across a Product Lifecycle

Track 1

Sara Sampson, Senior Director, Digital Product Creation, Nike, Inc.

Brian Waterfield , Digital Manufacturing Manager & Digital Consultant, Automotive

Michael Wilken, Technical Manager, Epic Games

Daniel Frith, Digital Subject Matter Expert, Independent

ROUNDTABLE: Transforming the Traditional Supply Chain Model to Combat Disruption

Track 3

Sabrina Finlay, CEO, Otabo

4:30pm

Interlude

Break

4:35pm

KEYNOTE TALK - Disrupting the Way We Innovate - Where is the Future of Fashion Going With Digital?

Track 1

Daniel Frith, Digital Subject Matter Expert, Independent

5:10pm

Closing Remarks

Track 1

David Wilcox, Head of Communications, PI Apparel

5:15pm

General Networking

Track 1

Day 3: 11 November 2020
10:55am

Opening Remarks

Track 1

David Wilcox, Head of Communications, PI Apparel

11:00am

KEYNOTE TALK: Extending the Use of Digital Assets Through AR-Powered Mobile Advertising

Track 1

Tony Parisi, Head of AR/VR brand solutions at Unity Technologies, Unity Technologies

11:35am

Interlude

Break

11:40am

TALK: Taking a 'For Us, By Us' Approach to Creating the Homegrown Technologies Needed to Underpin a Truly End-to-End Digital Supply Chain

Track 1

Michael Chen, CTO, Evolution Design Lab

TALK: How to Create Digital Fashion and Move it From Just a Concept to the Pockets of Millions of Instagram Users

Track 2

Morten Grubak, Executive Creative Director, Vice Media Group

12:10pm

Interlude

Break

12:15pm

ROUNDTABLE - Navigating the Anxieties of a 3D Investment as an SME: Budget, Transformation, Shortfalls & Opportunities

Track 3

Greg Rosborough, CEO, Creative Director, Abasi Rosborough

ROUNDTABLE - Internal 3D Buy-in as a Foundation for Selling Digital to Your External Network

Track 4

Carolina Haddad, Sr. Manager II- Apparel Digital Innovation, Walmart

Janette Marquardt, Technical Designer I, Walmart

Elizabeth Kraidich, Technical Designer II, Walmart

Libby Wilson, Technical Design Manager I, Walmart

Seon-Joo Yang, Sr. Manager I - Technical Design, Walmart

ROUNDTABLE - How to Dress Your Digital Avatar

Track 5

Cameron Wilson, CEO, The Diigitals

1:15pm

Interlude

Break

1:20pm

TALK: Trends and Concepts for a New Materials World

Track 1

Kristine Upesleja, Manager, Textiles & Materials, Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

TALK: Today's Retail Resurgence Lies with the Supply Chain

Track 2

Shelagh Stoneham, President, Power WearHouse Inc

ROUNDTABLE - Data Format & Structure as a Foundation for xR Success

Track 3

Brian Waterfield , Digital Manufacturing Manager & Digital Consultant, Automotive

1:50pm

Interlude

Break

1:55pm

TALK: Achieving Digital Fabric Physics Interoperability – 3DRC Innovation Subcommittee Read Out

Track 1

Sarah Pierson, Senior Manager, Kalypso

Giulietta Camarda, 3D Technical Designer, Perry Ellis International

Michelle Greenhouse, Senior 3D Artist, Target

TALK: AI, Machine Learning & the Perfect Fit - Impacts on Sourcing & Production

Track 2

Marcus Chung, VP, Manufacturing & Supply Chain, ThirdLove

ROUNDTABLE: Continued

Track 3

Brian Waterfield , Digital Manufacturing Manager & Digital Consultant, Automotive

2:25pm

Interlude

Break

2:30pm

TALK: Adapting & Navigating Your Construct of Fit to Better Meet the Demands of Your Consumers

Track 1

Mark Charlton, Head, Technical Design, Carhartt

TALK: Artificial Intelligence vs Artificial Stupidity: Reframing AI as an Evolution of Human - Machine Interaction

Track 2

James Guszcza, Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioural Sciences, Stanford University

2:30-3:30PM ROUNDTABLE: Is On-Demand Manufacturing the Answer to Supply Chain Uncertainty?

Track 3

Amanda Curtis , CEO, Nineteenth Amendment

3:00pm

Speed Networking

Track 1

3:30pm

L.L.Bean’s 3D Journey: Four Keys to Rapidly Scale DPC

Track 1

Lauren Mills, Senior Process Manager, L.L.Bean

SPONSORED TALK - Medical-Grade Smartphone 3D Body Scanning Technology in Consumer-Facing Applications

Track 2

Jeff Chen, CEO & Co-Founder, NetVirta

3:30-4:30PM SPONSORED THINK TANK - Retail's Rebound: Pivoting in the time of a Pandemic

Track 3

Heather Tellier, Brand Director, True Fit

4:00pm

Interlude

Track 1

4:05pm

PANEL DISCUSSION: What Did We Implement in the Face of COVID-19 and Did It Work?

Track 1

Nate Herman, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain, American Apparel & Footwear Association

Sabrina Finlay, CEO, Otabo

Isaac Korn, Director of Innovation, Perry Ellis International

Elliott Emerich, Project Manager, 3D, Under Armour

4:50pm

Interlude

Break

4:55pm

KEYNOTE TALK - Rehabilitation, Reskilling & Repurposing: How a College Project Evolved into a Global Humanitarian Effort Against Homelessness

Track 1

Veronika Scott, Founder & CEO, The Empowerment Plan

5:30pm

Closing Remarks

Track 1

5:35pm

General Networking

Exhibition Hall