WEAR sustain Final Event and Symposium
November 21 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm CET
Under the umbrella of Sustainable and Ethical Wearables and Smart/E-textiles, speakers will discuss how the fashion, textiles/e-textiles and electronics industries can:
1. Focus on aiding future design teams and industries to become more environmentally, economically and socially sustainable in their product life-cycle processes, especially sourcing materials and manufacturing.
2.Make necessary future shifts in creativity/aesthetic and technology implementation design approaches?
3. Support for European creative collaboration processes & team development, and well as (open) IP issues necessary for better dynamics?
4. Support/ nurture innovation feasibility, potential & longevity, as well as open and ethical business models?
5. Shift toward more ethical vs/& open data collection & how to support ethical labour practices in Europe and globally?
The symposium agenda will be as follows:
9:30 Panel 1 Creativity & Aesthetics/Technology & Implementation
11:15 Panel 2 Collaboration & Team dynamics/IP issues
14:00 Panel 3 Feasibility & Business Models
15:45 Panel 4 Data & Ethics
17:00 WEAR sustain Sustainability Toolkit talk and discussion
18:30 WEAR sustain fashion show/demos