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WEAR Conference

December 5-6, 2023
San Diego, CA

Agenda Released for WEAR 2023!

December 5-6, 2023 | San Diego, CA 

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.

At the 2023 event:

  • Hear expert presentations from The NBA, Microsoft Research, Air Force Research Laboratory, AFFOA, AATCC, Qualcomm, Exponent, NuCurrent, and more. Speakers >>
  • Explore topics that are impacting the industry right now. Including opportunities, smart textiles, human centric wearable design, wearables in healthcare, and more. Agenda >>
  • Receive access to presentation video recordings and speaker materials after the event
  • 4+ hours of networking built into the program
  • Make new connections within the industry with like-minded individuals
  • Get complete access to the conference app and online platform to connect with other attendees, speakers, and sponsors
  • Enjoy networking lunches, a welcome reception with drinks and hors d'oeuvres at the end of the first day, and more – all included in your registration

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Registration and Continental Breakfast
Session I: Exploring Industry and Opportunity
Session II: Wearable Apparel Smart Textiles
Session III: Human Centric Wearable Design
Networking Reception
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Session IV: Wearables Filling the Gap
Session V: Wearable in Healthcare
End of Conference
Alberto Peralta - NuCurrent

Alberto Peralta

CTO at NuCurrent
Diana Wyman - AATCC

Diana Wyman

Executive VP at AATCC
Christopher Tabor, Ph.D. - Air Force Research Laboratory

Christopher Tabor, Ph.D.

Polymer and Responsive Materials Research Team Lead, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate at Air Force Research Laboratory
David Weiss - National Basketball Association (NBA)

David Weiss

Senior Vice President, Player Matters at National Basketball Association (NBA)
Teddy Seyed, Ph.D. - Microsoft Research | Lead of The Future of Wearables Team

Teddy Seyed, Ph.D.

Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research | Lead of The Future of Wearables Team
Naomi Clayman - Exponent

Naomi Clayman

Managing Scientist at Exponent


Pickering Laboratories, Inc.
Stacey Burr - Consultant

Stacey Burr

Wearable and Tech Advisory at Consultant
Dan Ledger - Analog Devices

Dan Ledger

Director of Emerging Business and Applications at Analog Devices
Teddy Seyed, Ph.D. - Microsoft Research | Lead of The Future of Wearables Team

Teddy Seyed, Ph.D.

Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research | Lead of The Future of Wearables Team
Tom Martin - Virginia Tech

Tom Martin

Professor Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech
Pankaj Kedia - 2468 Ventures

Pankaj Kedia

Founder and Managing Partner at 2468 Ventures
Simge Uzun - Meta

Simge Uzun

Research Scientist, Engineered Textiles Lead at Meta

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