WEAR 2016 Program of Activities

Smithers Apex WEAR Conference 2016 included three full days of programming like interactive workshops, tours and visits to companies on the cutting edge, and commercial, technical and engaging presentations from the best and brightest in the smart fabrics, wearable technology, health tech and consumer experience fields.  The Agenda featured multiple keynote presentations, tours, workshops, more than 10 plenary sessions and 50+ presentations in six tracks over 2 days, all related to the business of smart fabrics, wearable technology, and consumer experience.

WEAR 2016 thanks the following Keynote Speakers:

The Revolution Will be Digitized, presented by Theo Forbath, Global Vice President, Digital Transformation, at Cognizant Digital Works

1995-2016: What has Changed about Product Launch? presented by Jules Pieri, Co-Founder & CEO, The Grommet

On the Design of Bionic Leg Devices: The Science of Extreme Interface, presented by Prof. Hugh Herr, Associate Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, and the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, MIT Media Lab

What Can a Wristband Tell You about your Brain Health? presented by Prof. Dr. Rosalind Picard, Founder and Director of the Affective Computing Research Group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab, Co-Founder and Chief Scientist of  Empatica, Inc, and Co-Founder of Affectiva, Inc.

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