There’s an ever present need to discuss how fashion and tech is going to make use of each other and evolve together in the future. Here are a few of the upcoming conferences not to miss this spring and early summer.
First out is the brand new Swedish Beauty & Tech conference in Stockholm on April 25. The event is organized by the Swedish online tech mag Breakit that over the past year or so, have started to focus their interest more on the ever expanding fashion tech area. Their one day conference Beauty & Fashion Tech 2018 will be held on April 25 in Stockholm and includes speakers such as H&M:s new brand /Nyden, digital beauty service Dashl and digital fitting solution Virtusize among others.
Copenhagen Fashion Summit on May 15-16, focuses on sustainability and innovation technologies in that area. Among the speakers are Stella McCartney, who is collaborating with spider silk company Bolt Threads.
Fashion Tech Talks in Stockholm, is back for a second edition on June 5, again at Fotografiska in Stockholm. No speakers are confirmed at this point.
Wear Conference 2018, New York City, June 11-13: features three days of presentations, workshops and sessions about wearables, featuring for instance Ivan Poupyrev from Google ATAP, Aldjia Begriche from biosensing garment brand OMSignal and dr Amanda Parkes from Future tech Labs.
Wear It Festival in Berlin, June 19-20, is focusing on the potentials of wearables, development of new products, and creation of prototypes.