WEAR 2017 Tours and Workshops
* You must register for the full WEAR 2017 conference to attend the tours and workshops
The Autodesk Gallery at One Market
Your Autodesk Ambassador will greet you at the Autodesk Gallery at One Market (2nd floor) in San Francisco for your tour. Tours begin and end on schedule so please arrive on time. Get ready for an inspiring glimpse into the future of making things!
Fashion Incubator San Francisco
Fashion Incubator San Francisco is the leading hub for fashion and technology in the San Francisco Bay Area. Through its Fashion Business Development Program, public programming, and fashion tech relationships, the Incubator facilitates innovation in fashion technology and helps emerging apparel and accessories design businesses scale their operations while supporting fashion industry economic growth and job creation in the San Francisco Bay Area. Designers receive individualized mentorship from a network of fashion and technology industry experts, hands-on sessions with business development professionals, design studio space, education through workshops and events, access to resources, and high-profile opportunities to showcase lines on a local-to-national scale. The Incubator is supported by the City of San Francisco, Macy’s, and Union Square Business Improvement District
Sim Gulati, Co-Founder, Dropel Fabrics and Candice C. Decaire, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
This workshop will focus on strategies for building a commercially useful IP portfolio, using case studies and real-life examples to discuss issues ranging from foundational due diligence to specific means for protecting IP and proprietary data.
Pavan Bahl | Founder and CEO of Open Source Fashion (OSF)
Produced by MouthMedia Network, Fashion Is Your Business is the fashion industries globally leading podcast. The informative and fun weekly show is produced and hosted by Pavan Bahl, Rob Sanchez, and Marc Raco. Fashion Is Your Business (“FIYB”) features discussions inspired by recent news, useful in-depth interviews with industry leaders and innovators.
FIYB makes necessary insights into business and technology within the fashion industry entertaining, meaningful and accessible.
Ilan Cohen | Sr. Manager of Hardware Outreach of Indiegogo
Running a successful crowdfunding campaign is more than just making a video and throwing it up on a page. Learn what to do before, during, and after to ensure the highest likelihood of success. We'll explore how the top campaigns prepared for their launch and learn why crowdfunding is now the default strategy to launch hardware products.
Dr. Patrick Kramer | Founder of Digiwell - upgrading people
Since Evolution is slow, an increasing number of people are choosing to upgrade their bodies manually and have microchips implanted under their skin.
These implants constitute a new interface in human-machine interaction with a growing range of uses and opening the exciting world of Cyborgs.
We want to give you the opportunity to be part of exploring this fascinating technology.
Join this workshop, when you like to know better the real digitalization of humans, where this is heading to and get an implant-upgrade for yourself.
Become the Future!