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WEAR Conference

December 4-6, 2023
San Diego, CA

Dates and Location Confirmed for WEAR 2023!

December 4-6, 2023 | San Diego, CA 

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The annual WEAR Conference examines the significant breakthroughs and new opportunities made possible through the integration of textiles and technology through wearables. This event regularly brings together key players from across the smart fabrics, e-textiles, and wearable tech marketplace to hear the latest updates on market dynamics & industry innovations, wearable and smart fabric standardization, intellectual property and data collection, textile technology, wearable healthcare and wellness, and more.

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2023 session topics include:

  • Wearables Market: Size, Growth, Trends (What’s happened in the last decade)
  • Wearables in healthcare (personal use, remote patient monitoring etc.)
  • Design considerations and challenges
  • Combining soft goods and hard electronics
  • Functional fabrics (research being conducted?  products are on the market?)
  • Case studies and research
  • Enterprise applications, opportunities and success. ie job training, construction, military
  • Data and security
  • User experience ie haptics, AR/VR
  • Textile based energy solutions
  • Textile integrated haptics
  • Cutting edge wearable technology, innovations and future
  • Use case (market acceptance…consumer/customer experience)
Kristy Jost, Ph.D - Meta Reality Labs

Kristy Jost, Ph.D

Manager, Research Science at Meta Reality Labs
George Sun - Nextiles

George Sun

CEO and Founder at Nextiles
Evelina Barhudarian - Microsoft Research

Evelina Barhudarian

Principal Technical Manager at Microsoft Research
Dean Stoyer - Phoenix Suns

Dean Stoyer

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer at Phoenix Suns
Jerrah Edwards - Western Regional United States Patent and Trademark Office

Jerrah Edwards

Acting Assistant Regional Director at Western Regional United States Patent and Trademark Office
Seth Casden - CELLIANT

Seth Casden

CEO & Co-Founder at CELLIANT

2022 Sponsors

Pickering Laboratories, Inc.

2022 Agenda

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Registration and Continental Breakfast
Session I: Exploring Industry and Opportunity
Session II: Wearables Filling the Gap
Networking Lunch
Session III: Wearables Filling the Gap Continued
Session IV: Wearable Apparel Smart Textiles
Networking Reception
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Session V: Maintaining Active Lifestyles and where Wearables are stepping in
Session VI: Wearables in Health Care
Networking Lunch
Session VII: Collaboration and Case studies
End of Conference

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