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PI Apparel Berlin With Deb Johnson

PI is a CIO-led learning community for manufacturers. Their mission is to provide the CIO, their executive team, as well as future talent, with the network and peer-led knowledge to respond to opportunities and threats in an information-centric World.

On October 26th and 27th, PI Apparel Berlin will feature Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator Executive Director Deb Johnson as she discusses “The TEK-TILES Project – Connecting Design, Development & Manufacturing to Get ‘Smart Garments’ from Concept to Market.”

This session will discuss:

    • Where is the industry now and where does it need to be to make commercial-scale smart garment production a reality
    • What is the TEK-TILES project? – drivers, members and vision
    • Creating a process for ongoing research in embedding technology into fabrics
    • Phase I – Collaboratively building a library of 20 technologically-activated material swatches (TEK-TILES)

For more information, or to RSVP, go here.


Thursday, October 26, 2017 @ 8:00 am
Friday, October 27, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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Maritim ProArte
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Berlin, 10117 Germany
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