From startups to large companies, new FashionTech products are coming to market every week. But beyond the buzz generated by such product, we should focus on the biggest hurdles currently faced by brands, when it comes to the mass production of their fashion tech prototype.
How can brands take not just a product, but products to market ?
Founded January 2015 by Muchaneta Kapfunde and Mano ten Napel, FashNerd.com is one of the fastest growing digital magazines writing about fashion technology. Driven to translate technology in a fashion voice, FashNerd is unique because its foundation is based on the need to start an open conversation, whilst also giving people a platform to communicate and engage with an audience interested in what they have to say.
Muchaneta KAPFUNDE, Founder & Editor at FashNerd
15h00-16h00// FASHION STUDIES: WHICH CURRICULUM FOR FASHIONTECH TODAY? (FR)
Round Table: Plateau Média
With the emergence of new technologies (3D printing, laser engraving, new cutting machines), the working methods and the know-how of the clothing industry is evolving
How to protect French excellence in clothes confection, while innovating continuously? What will the work of textile workers look like in 20 years? What specific curriculum for FashionTech today? How to teach innovation in fashion schools?
- Chantal FOUQUÉ, Directrice, La Fabrique
- Sissi JOHNSON, Brand Strategist & Huffington Post Contributor
- Coline RIVIERE, Directrice des relations institutionnelles et des partenariats, Showroomprivé
Moderation: Franck DELPAL, Directeur du programme IFM entrepreneur
16h00-17h00// FASHION & BEAUTY SHOPPING IN 2037
- Emilie CANCIANI, Customer Journey Manager, Klépierre
- Desiree REID, Iman Cosmetics
- Loic BOUQUET, International Development director, Damart
Moderation: Christian KITTERY, President, France Fullbright Alumni Association
17h00-18h00// OBSERVING CONNECTED WEARABLES: WHEN OUR CLOTHES ASK FOR PERSONNAL DATA (FR)
Round Table: Plateau Média
Among the various wearable projects that are currently being developed, some have the peculiarity of being connected to the Internet in order to fully fulfill their function. They collect and use our personal data for different purposes: to improve our health, to help us in our organization, to help us travel, etc … A team of specialists in technological watch has observed these projects and will discuss the problems related to them: how does our personal data circulate? How can they be used? How to avoid the risks associated with the collection of these data?
- Gaël CLOUZARD, Editor-in-chief and business partner of INfluencia
- Matthieu VETTER, CEO et Co-founder of SILEX ID
- Béatrice SUTTER, Editor-in-chief, L’ADN
- Jean-Jacques VALETTE, Journalist at We Demain
Moderation: Audrey BILLARD, Programmer, Oeil de Links