Wearable Technology UX 2014
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Thank you for another great year at Smart Fabrics & Wearable Technology!

We've got great events coming your way in the future! Stay tuned for Wearable Technology UX in London September 22-23, 2014 and Smart Fabrics & Wearable Technology 2015 May 11-13, 2015 in San Francisco.

Follow us on Twitter @Wearables_Tech and watch for #smartfabrics #wearabletech

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Over 300 of the world's top professionals in the smart fabrics and wearable technology industry gathered in San Francisco for three days of networking, hands on experiences, and to listen to the latest content from a panel of renowned speakers.

They met face-to-face with smart fabric and wearable technology industry professionals from a variety of industries, including textiles, technology, fashion, investment and the military. They listened to key strategic insights from speakers that are changing the industry like Paul Litchfield, Reebok and Paul Brody, IBM.

Noticed something new? The Smart Fabrics conference series has even more wearable technology in the program than ever, we thought we might as well change our name too! This change is a reflection on how the industry has moved, don't worry you can count on us to have the biggest names in the industry sitting beside you in the conference room and at the podium.

Besides listening to presentations by Reebok, IBM, Health 2.0, Adidas, Universal Display Corporation, and Intel presentations check out additional opportunities at Smart Fabrics & Wearable Technology 2014.
shark tank Dive into the Shark Tank! If you're a student, entrepreneur, or start up business with a new product you can't wait to share with the world, you need to enter the Smart Fabrics & Wearable Technology 2014 Shark Tank. Three people/groups will be selected to present their product to the panel of sharks. Find out more here.
It's time to roll up your sleeves - or maybe create some new ones - and get your hands dirty as you embark on a half day adventure with SparkFun in an E-Textiles Hack-A-Thon DIY Workshop. Delegates will have a unique experience as they spend the morning building, making, and experimenting with DIY e-textiles products. SparkFun will provide an expansive selection of products you are familiar with and introduce you to quite a few more. Collaboration is strongly encouraged, so be prepared to share your artistic and technical talents with your cohorts while you create your own designs to debut at the Smart Fabrics mixer on April 23rd. Find out more here.

smart wallSmart Fabrics US 2013 was a media frenzy covered by the likes of

BBC News, Artefact, FashioningTech, and Make:. If you're interested in covering this event please contact Stephanie Whitman at swhitman@smithers.com.


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  • SparkFun Electronics
  • Adidas
  • BodiTrak
  • EEONYX Corp
  • Clothing+
  • Shimmer
  • Oryon Technologies
  • TE Connectivity
  • LUMO BodyTech
  • AiQ Smart Clothing Inc.
  • Sensoplex
  • Heapsylon
  • Snapwatch Ltd
  • NBMC


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  • Stacey Burr

    Stacey Burr


    VP Wearable Sports Electronics

  • Tom Martin

    Tom Martin

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Associate Professor, Bradley Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering

  • Tricia Wilson

    Tricia Wilson

    Fabric Works

    President / Principal

  • Kunigunde Cherenack

    Kunigunde Cherenack

    Philips Corporate Technologies, Research

    Research Scientist, Intelligent Textiles Project

  • Hap Klopp

    Hap Klopp

    Cocona Fabrics

    Executive Chairman

  • Crunchwear
  • Adafruit
  • Smart Textiles and Nanotechnology
  • Fashioning Technology
  • Plug and Wear
  • Wearable Tech Insider
  • Innovation in Textiles
  • HJMT


The Smart Fabrics Conference is organized by Smithers Apex, formerly known as IntertechPira. Smithers Apex provides events, market research, publications and strategic and technical consulting to an expanding list of niche, emerging and high growth industries.


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