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December 2017

‘WEAR’binars Week: Expert Support + Q&A

December 12, 2017 - December 19, 2017

A special week of LIVE online events by WEAR Sustain. Guidance and support for your: – funding application – – ethical/sustainable product development – – collaborative agreements & IP  – Leading experts and the WEAR Sustain team will host three important ‘WEAR’binars, dedicated to providing you with essential information, support and answers to your questions. To Join, visit wearsustain.eu/2017/12/09/wearbinars_week/

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Sustainability and Ethics for Wearables and E-textiles [WEARbinar]

December 12, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm UTC+1

– Embedding life-cycle development and ethical design from the start – This session is critical for current teams who have just been through their mid-term review, as well for new applicants wanting to know more about the issues to help prepare their project proposals. Tuesday 12th December, 2017 10.30am-11.30am GMT/ 11.30am-12.30pm CET Duration: 30 minutes of presentations + 30 minutes discussion + Q&A Register:  https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2811232816584389633

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The Power of Arts and Technology Collaboration [WEARbinar]

December 14, 2017 - December 21, 2017

Date & Time TBC, December, 2017 This discussion is critical to learn how arts and technology inform each other and catalyse each toward more novel approaches to creation and design. Each have their own language and philosophy and collaboration can be both challenging and extremely rewarding and bring pioneering outcomes. Thursday 14th December, 2017 1.30pm-2.30pm GMT/ 2.00pm-3.00pm CET Duration: 20 minutes + 30 minutes discussion + Q&A Register : https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8999457980714729731

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Legal and IP considerations in co-creating wearables and e-textiles [WEARbinar]

December 19, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am UTC+1

– Essential considerations in co-developing wearables and e-textile prototypes, and beyond – The aim of this webinar is to aid creative and technology partners to pre-consider legal obligations, IP, contracting and joint development, prior to forming a team and applying to the WEAR Sustain Open Call. The webinar will cover the long-term opportunities of co-creation, including exploitation, ownership and contribution to an ethics and sustainability strategy. Tuesday 19th December, 2017 10.00-10.40am GMT/ 11.00-11.40am CET  Duration: 20 – 30 minutes + 10…

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January 2018

WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2018 EUROPE

January 1
ICM, Messe München GmbH, Messegelände, 81823 München, Germany

In 2017 WT | Wearable Technologies went into the 11th year with the conference in Munich! It has become THE meeting point for global professionals involved in this field of technology. This is the 2017 B2B2C event for the entire wearable ecosystem. On top of the conference stage, WT has an extensive exhibition area which features companies from every market segment, therefore offering you the ideal networking experience. Date to be confirmed. More Information: https://www.wearable-technologies.com/events/wt-wearable-technologies-conference-2018-europe

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March 2018

WEAR Sustain: Sustainability consultation at V&A E-Stitches

March 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm CET
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW7 2RL, UK, Cromwell Road
Brompton, UK

WEAR Sustain invites you to participate in a consultation at the V&A Sackler Centre, from 4-6pm on Friday March 9th (pre-e-stitches meetup):The consultation is to get feedback on the development of our WEAR Sustain Sustainability Strategy Toolkit, for future smart/e-textile and wearable technology design teams and development, which is one of the key outputs for the project.The Sustainability Strategy Toolkit is intended to support, guide and facilitate future collaborations between artist/designer and technology collaborations, SME's and stakeholders, and in the European smart/e-textile…

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WEAR Sustain: Panel Discussions @ WEARABLE Technology Show 2018

March 13
ExCel, London E16 1XL, UK Custom House, UK

Join Dr. Camille Baker, UCA and WEAR Sustain at the Wearable Technology Show. Camille will be chairing two panels: 10:05am - Panel Discussion: Beyond the Wearable This frank conversation discusses the reasons that the luxe fashion industry is beginning to use technology beyond the wearable in order to engage with consumers. A talk which navigates the potential for building consumer-designer relationships through technology, and how brands are beginning to connect directly with their audience. Moderator: Camille Baker, Researcher & Reader, University for the Creative Arts Panellists:  Tammy…

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WEAR Sustain Sustainability Consultation: The future of fashion at Material Xperience

March 14 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm CET

WEAR Sustain invites you to participate in a consultation at Material Xperience in Rotterdam from 2-7pm on Wednesday March 14. Aniela Hoitink, founder of NEFFA and leading the WEAR project MycoTex, as well as Marina Toeters, CEO of by-wire and leading the WEAR project Closed Loop Smart Athleisure Fashion and other WEAR project leaders will participate to the interactive roundtable, gathering entrepreneurs, researchers, investors who have a strong opinion on ethics and sustainability in smart materials, e-textiles and wearable technology. The session will be moderated…

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WEAR Sustain Sustainability Consultation: Experts Webinar Development of an Ethics and Sustainability Toolkit for Wearables and E-textiles

March 15 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm CET
Online webinar

WEAR sustain Expert Consultation on Ethics and Sustainability Toolkit for Wearables and E-textiles: Future Design Support. This webinar is targeted at for experts in Ethics and Sustainability, focusing on the development of a useful toolkit for the future. Date: March 15, 2018 at 12:30 PM (CET) To join this webinar please register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4208596648842593027 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. If you have any issues with registering please email: sustain@wearsustain.eu

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WEAR & STARTS: at La Triennale di Milano, Milano Digital Week

March 17 - March 18

SAVE THE DATE !WEAR Sustain, along with our other STARTS Project partners - Vertigo and STARTS Prize will be taking part in La Triennale di Milano, as part of the official program at the first Milano Digital Week.Highlights will include video installations, a roundtable with Triennale and workshops. For updates follow us via our Twitter or Facebook Social Media channels.https://milanodigitalweek.com/https://www.starts.eu/projects/ 

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