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Saturday, March 14 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Digital Skins: A New Age of Fashion Manufacturing

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Seamless integration of new technologies into fashion that makes its wearer’s life better: it’s already happening. From 3D-printed and sound-responsive clothing, to washable batteries and smart textiles that generate power and capture physiological data to reveal emotional interactions, we’ll explore what’s next in advanced materials and wearable technology.
Moderated by Hayley Ard, Senior Editor – Consumer Lifestyle, Stylus, learn how designer Francis Bitonti and Manufacture NYC are pushing the boundaries for fashion manufacturing, and transforming the industry in the near future.
See samples of Bitonti's beautiful 3D-printed work and images of brand new materials. Presented by Decoded Fashion.

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Hayley Ard

Sr Editor - Consumer Lifestyle, Stylus.com
Hayley Ard is Senior Editor - Consumer Lifestyle at Stylus, a global innovation research and advisory firm. She develops macro trends that describe long-term patterns in global consumer behaviour. She also leads reporting on consumer lifestyle and technology trends.
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Francis Bitonti

Founder, Francis Bitonti Studio
Designer Francis Bitonti is ushering in a new manufacturing paradigm through his sui generis blend of computational design techniques and emerging manufacturing technologies. Blurring the lines between fashion and technology, Bitonti’s trademark process merges cutting edge digital... Read More →

Amanda Parkes

Chief of Technology & Research, Manufacture NYC
Dr. Amanda Parkes is a fashion technologist and biomedia designer with over 10 years of experience in interaction design, wearable technology, and fashion innovation. She is the co-founder and Chief of Technology and Research at Manufacture NY, a new hybrid fashion incubator/factory/research... Read More →

Saturday March 14, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm
JW Marriott Room 205 110 E 2nd St

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