adidas, Patagonia, Cotton Inc., Facebook and lululemon to Headline WEAR 2017 Conference, This June

AKRON, Ohio--()--Smithers Apex is pleased to announce that WEAR 2017 will be held in San Francisco, June 12-14, 2017. Featuring expert speakers in the smart fabrics and wearable technology industry, this year’s speaker lineup includes representatives from Catapult, Fashion Institute of Technology, Fisher Price, Indiegogo, Verizon and many more. Recently announced presentations include:

“As the longest-running smart fabrics conference, uniting the entire supply chain for leading-edge commercial and technical presentations on wearables, smart textiles and material innovation, the WEAR conference attracts some of the most influential speakers in the industry”

  • Sustainability as a Constraint for Innovation presented by Patagonia
  • Holistic Consideration in Design and Development of Smart Textiles: From Fiber to Finish from the Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Connecting the Dots: Open Innovation and e-textile Interconnects from Cotton Incorporated and Principled Design
  • Knitting Your Own Sweater presented by adidas
  • 5G: The Next Stage in Mobile Connectivity from Verizon

The WEAR Conference agenda features three full days of programming including 45+ presentations, four pre-conference workshops and pre-conference tour of The Autodesk Gallery at One Market.

“As the longest-running smart fabrics conference, uniting the entire supply chain for leading-edge commercial and technical presentations on wearables, smart textiles and material innovation, the WEAR conference attracts some of the most influential speakers in the industry,” said Kimberlee Rohrer, Head of Production for Smithers Apex. “This year’s conference will allow attendees to split their time between two dedicated tracks, one on smart fabrics and the other focusing on wearable tech; giving them the most out of every discussion, presentation and panel happening at WEAR 2017.”

For more information on WEAR 2017, visit www.wearconferences.com. Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are available, if interested; contact Michael Weilacher at mweilacher@smithers.com or +1 (330) 762-7441 ext. 1138.

About Smithers Apex:

Smithers Apex is a global business that provides events, market research, publications and strategic and technical consulting to an expanding list of niche, emerging and high-growth industries, including home and personal care; lighting, imaging and displays; plastic electronics and alternative energy.

For more information about Smithers Apex, please visit www.smithersapex.com.

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Melissa Adams, +1-330-762-7441
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