Designing a Pipeline of Urban Innovators

Recording: Designing a Pipeline of Urban Innovators, Mar 11, 2019


The Baltimore Uprising birthed a movement to provide inspiration, purpose, and an outlet for Baltimore youth, creatives , and techies to make a difference in the world with their talent. This panel provides insight on how the urban wearable tech movement was born to birth businesses in Fashion Tech, support them in a designated incubator, and promote them via the @GlamTechUSA expo. This session will questions such as how can wearables impact generational wealth? What tools and trainings are being provided to transform mindsets? How can other wearable designers and makers join the movement to build their businesses and showcase their work? This panel will prove how innovation at work with accomplished urban techies, business leaders, and government officials is transforming an industry.

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Advanced