2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Beyond Wearables: Future Fabrics and Fashion Design

Sunday, March 15
9:30AM - 10:30AM

JW Marriott
Room 206
110 E 2nd St

Much for the current recent fashion technology discussion involves the idea of wearables: things like wristwatches and Google glass.

But a lot of innovation is going on both in terms of fabric technology as well as approaches that will change the way we dress ourselves and how designers make everything from everyday fashion to haute couture.

From futuristic Swiss fabrics that don't require cleaning, to fabrics that give sensory or "haptic" feedback, to rapid prototyping and 3-D printing being applied to fashion design, we'll investigate with a diverse panel -- ranging from professors to practitioners to learn more about this fascinating new space.


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Abe Burmeister


Outlier Incorporated

Abe Burmeister is co-founder of Outlier, a web-based performance clothing company based in Brooklyn.

Billie Whitehouse

Designer & Dir

Wearable Experiments

Colin Nagy

Exec Dir of Media & Distribution

The Barbarian Group

Colin Nagy is Executive Director of Media at The Barbarian Group. In this role, he leads a team that provides client counsel at the intersection of creativity, public relations, social media, paid ...

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Rebeccah Pailes-Friedman

Assoc Professor Industrial & Fashion Design at Pratt Institute

Interwoven Design Group

Designer, researcher, author, Rebeccah Pailes-Friedman is the founding principal of RPF Design Studio, a multi-disciplinary practice working across disciplines exploring the connection between the ...

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