• Programme Key

  • 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
11:00am

KEYNOTE TALK - Animated Costume Design and Digital Construction

Track 1

Fran Kalal, Technical Director, Pixar

11:40am

Interlude

Break

11:45am

TALK: Embracing the Disruption & Navigating the Commercial Realities of Digital Fashion

Track 1

Ronny Mikalsen, CEO, Carlings

ROUNDTABLE PART 1 - How Should a Company Go About Deploying Machine Learning & AI?

Track 3

Stacia Carr, Director of Engineering, Zalando

ROUNDTABLE PART 1 - Navigating the Change Management Needed for 3D Design & the Broader Digital Transformation

Track 4

Elliott Emerich, Project Manager, 3D, Under Armour

12:15pm

Interlude

Break

12:20pm

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

Track 1

Brian Waterfield , Digital Manufacturing Manager & Digital Consultant, Automotive

ROUNDTABLE PART 2: Continued

Track 3

Stacia Carr, Director of Engineering, Zalando

ROUNDTABLE PART 2: Continued

Track 4

Elliott Emerich, Project Manager, 3D, Under Armour

12:50pm

Interlude

Break

12:55pm

SPONSORED TALK: Digital & The Poor Fit Endemic - Enabling the Sharing of 3D Fit Standards across Your Supply Chain

Track 1

Don Howard, Executive Director, Alvanon

SPONSORED TALK

Track 2

1:25pm

Interlude

Break

1:30pm

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

Track 1

Samantha Cordoba, 3D Senior Director, Li & Fung

ROUNDTABLE PART 1 - Understanding Intellectual Property, Patents and Brand Protection as They Relate to AI & ML

Track 3

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

ROUNDTABLE PART 1 - How to Profit from the Emerging Digital-only Fashion Industry

Track 4

Kerry Murphy, Founder + Creative Director, The Fabricant

2:00pm

Interlude

Break

2:05pm

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

ROUNDTABLE PART 2: Continued

Track 3

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

ROUNDTABLE PART 2: Continued

Track 4

Kerry Murphy, Founder + Creative Director, The Fabricant

2:35pm

Interlude

Break

2:40pm

SPONSORED TALK - On Demand Fashion: Creating the Next Generation Supply Chain

Track 1

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

Track 2

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

Jamie Campbell, Manager, Sizing and Fitting, Human Solutions

3:10pm

Interlude

Break

3:15pm

PANEL DISCUSSION - The Monetization of Digital Assets

Track 1

Ronny Mikalsen, CEO, Carlings

Kerry Murphy, Founder + Creative Director, The Fabricant

Cameron Wilson, CEO, The Diigitals

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

4:15pm

Interlude

Break

4:20pm

KEYNOTE TALK - Building Next Generation Experiential Fashion with Digital

Track 1

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

Day 2: 10 November 2020
11:00am

KEYNOTE TALK - How Digital Twin Gaming Engines Work Within the Process of Product Lifecycle from Design Visualization through to Manufacturing, Marketing, Sales & Internal Communications 

Track 1

Michael Wilken, Technical Manager, Epic Games

11:40am

Interlude

Break

11:45am

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

ACADEMIC ROUNDTABLE PART 1 - Leveraging 3D Technologies to Create New Sizing & Shape Standards for Individuals with Disabilities

Track 3

Martha Hall, Director of Innovation, University of Delaware

ROUNDTABLE PART 1 - How to Make the Jump from 3D Digital Assets to an xR Experience Both In-house & In-store?

Track 4

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

12:15pm

Interlude

Break

12:20pm

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

Track 1

Elliott Emerich, Project Manager, 3D, Under Armour

ACADEMIC ROUNDTABLE PART 2: Continued

Track 3

Martha Hall, Director of Innovation, University of Delaware

ROUNDTABLE PART 2: Continued

Track 4

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

12:50pm

Interlude

Break

12:55pm

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 - Advancing Your 3D journey, From Concept to Consumer

Track 2

Josh Hansen, Managing Director, PixelPool

Joost Alferdinck, Chief Product Officer, PixelPool

1:25pm

Interlude

Break

1:30pm

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

Track 1

Stacia Carr, Director of Engineering, Zalando

ROUNDTABLE PART 1 - Building Your Own Digital Avatar

Track 3

Cameron Wilson, CEO, The Diigitals

ACADEMIC ROUNDTABLE PART 1 - Can Soft Avatars with Realistic Soft Tissue Properties Overcome the Inaccuracies of 3D's Fit Prediction?

Track 4

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

2:00pm

Interlude

Break

2:05pm

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

Track 1

Isaac Korn, Director of Innovation, Perry Ellis International

ROUNDTABLE PART 2: Continued

Track 3

Cameron Wilson, CEO, The Diigitals

ACADEMIC ROUNDTABLE PART 2: Continued

Track 4

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

2:35pm

Interlude

Break

2:40pm

PANEL DISCUSSION - Forcing the Re-Invention of the Wheel in the Face of Pandemic Disruption

Track 1

Cameron Wilson, CEO/Founder, The Diigitals

Kerry Murphy, Founder + Creative Director, The Fabricant

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

Sponsored Think Tank - Photorealism & Flexibility for Material Digitalization

Track 3

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

3:10pm

Interlude

Break

3:15pm

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

Track 1

Brian Waterfield , Digital Manufacturing Manager & Digital Consultant, Automotive

Michael Wilken, Technical Manager, Epic Games

Daniel Frith, 3D Manager, IKEA

Fran Kalal, Technical Director, Pixar

4:15pm

Interlude

Break

4:20pm

KEYNOTE TALK - Empowering Designers to Visualize & Create Product in Digital Before it Becomes a Fully Fledged Product

Track 1

Day 3: 11 November 2020
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

11:40am

Interlude

Break

11:45am

TALK: The Future of Materials - What Opportunities Lie Within Our Waste & the Natural World Around Us?

Track 1

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

ROUNDTABLE PART 1 - Changing Mindsets & Culture to Be More Digital, More Sustainable & More Disruptive

Track 3

Ronny Mikalsen, CEO, Carlings

ROUNDTABLE PART 1 - How to Dress Your Digital Avatar

Track 4

Cameron Wilson, CEO, The Diigitals

12:15pm

Interlude

Break

12:20pm

TALK: Digital Design Sprint Shareout - Achieving Digital Fabric Interoperability Between 3D Softwares

Track 1

Abinash Sahoo, Lead Product Owner, Target

ROUNDTABLE PART 2: Continued

Track 3

Ronny Mikalsen, CEO, Carlings

ROUNDTABLE PART 2: Continued

Track 4

Cameron Wilson, CEO, The Diigitals

12:50pm

Interlude

Break

12:55pm

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

Track 1

Marcus Chung, VP, Manufacturing & Supply Chain, ThirdLove

ROUNDTABLE PART 1 - 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 3

Fran Kalal, Technical Director, Pixar

ROUNDTABLE PART 1 - Navigating the Anxieties of a 3D Investment as an SME: Budget, Transformation, Shortfalls & Opportunities

Track 4

Greg Rosborough, CEO, Creative Director, Abasi Rosborough

1:25pm

Interlude

Break

1:30pm

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

Track 1

James Guszcza, US Chief Data Scientist, Deloitte

ROUNDTABLE PART 2: Continued

Track 3

Fran Kalal, Technical Director, Pixar

ROUNDTABLE PART 2: Continued

Track 4

Greg Rosborough, CEO, Creative Director, Abasi Rosborough

2:00pm

Interlude

Break

2:05pm

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

Track 1

Mark Charlton, Head, Technical Design, Carhartt

ACADEMIC ROUNDTABLE PART 1- How Academia, Solution Providers, and Brands Can Collaborate to Better Foster the Next-Generation of Product Creators & Product Creation

Track 3

Tyler Simigran, Adjunct Professor, LIM College

ROUNDTABLE PART 1 - Internal 3D Buy-in as a Foundation for Selling Digital to Your External Network

Track 4

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

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

ROUNDTABLE PART 1 - Data Format & Structure as a Foundation for xR Success

Track 5

Brian Waterfield , Digital Manufacturing Manager & Digital Consultant, Automotive

2:35pm

Interlude

Break

2:40pm

SPONSORED TALK

Track 1

ROUNDTABLE PART 2: Continued

Track 3

Tyler Simigran, Adjunct Professor, LIM College

ROUNDTABLE PART 2: Continued

Track 4

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

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

ROUNDTABLE PART 2: Continued

Track 5

Brian Waterfield , Digital Manufacturing Manager & Digital Consultant, Automotive

3:40pm

Interlude

Break

3:45pm

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

Track 1

Veronika Scott, CEO & Founder, The Empowerment Plan