Smart Fabrics in the spotlight

smart_fabrics_2009.jpgIntertechPira released the final program details for its 5th Smart Fabrics conference which takes center stage from March 10-12 at the Holiday Inn Rome West Hotel in Rome, Italy.

The fifth edition of the Smart Fabrics conference is packed full with high profile speakers and presentations. To serve the growing number of available information and interests, this years conference will feature parallel sessions focusing on topics of Business Perspective chaired by Stacey Burr from Textronics, Visionary Applications chaired by Martijn Krans from Philips and the Technology and Innovation session chaired by Danilo de Rosi Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Pisa.

The conference is held on March 11 and 12 with a plenary session in the morning and the above listed parallel sessions in the afternoon. It will be a tough decision to be made for visitors which of those topics to visit as all of them have experts from the top wearable electronic companies and institutes lines up.


A special highlight is the preceding half-day workshop on March 10 lead by Maksim Skorobogatiy from the University of Montreal and Kathy Schicker (we have posted about her ‘weaving with light‘) from Central Saint Martins College, London will get an insight in the findings of the collaboration between these two institutions on photonic textiles.

You still can claim an early bird 10% discount when booking before Jan 30. Check out IntertechPira’s Smart Fabrics conference site or download the full program details.


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