Speakers and Contributors

Jan Beringer

Leiter der Head of Development, dept. F&C, Hohenstein Institute

Wolfgang Mildner

Owner and Founder of MSWtech

Milan Baxa

Expert for smart textiles & wearable electronics

Alice Gras

President/Founder at Hall Couture

Laura Kriefman

Founder: Guerilla Dance Project. INK Fellow 2016, WIRED Fellow 2015

Steven Cook

Partner at Edenspiekermann Berlin

Jan Thar

Media Computing Group/Fab Lab Aachen

Michael Jänecke

Director Brand Management Technical Textiles & Textile Processing at Messe Frankfurt Exhibition

David Schmelzeisen

Researcher at Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) at RWTH Aachen University

Esther Zahn

FAshiontechdesign & Founder of UX.FTT Fashion Textile Technology

Maks Giordano

Co-Founder of kreait

Philipp Miehlich

General Manager Business Unit OEM at VARTA Microbattery

Billie Whitehouse

Designer, Founder & CEO WearableX (horizontal thinker)

Wolfgang Langeder

Founder of Skarabeos

Kristina Dimitrova

Founder of INTERLACED

Esteban Bayro Kaiser

Co-founder and CEO at WearHealth

Mauricio Piper

Founder at Wotch

Borre Akkersdijk

LAB BYBORRE, Founder

Matthew Drinkwater

Head of Innovation Agency at London College of Fashion

Ricardo O’Nascimento

artist and fusionist designer, Popkalab

Lina Wassong

Creative Technologist

Martina Uhlig

Senior User Experience Consultant at UID

George Kapellos

Head of Marketing & Partnerships, Mativision

Andrea Ehrmann

Professor at Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences

Stefan Henzgen

Founder Lunative

Patrick Kramer

Chief Cyborg Officer at Digiwell - upgrading people

Claire Eliot

Designer & Technologist

Sasha de Koninck

Educator at New Roads School

Arthur Menard

Founder & CEO of SPARTAN

Former Contributors

Jörn Watzke

Head of Product Management, Garmin, Germany

Eva Hotz

Mantis Green Technology, Germany

Myrijam Stoetzer

Franz-Haniel-Gymnasium Duisburg, Germany

Inga Noll

Institut für Textiltechnik der RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Troy Nachtigall

Designer at SLEM and FilaFlex, ArchInTex, Netherlands

Jenny´s Playlist

Music Performance, Germany, France, Japan

Lizzy Scharnofske

Performer, Germany

Maartje Dijkstra

Designer, Netherlands

Gesche Joost

Digital Champion for the EU commission & Wear It Festival Ambassador

Madeleine Cordier

Designer, Germany

Oscar Tomico

Eindhoven University of Technology, H2020 ArcInTexETN research project, Spain

Alex Murray-Leslie

Chicks on Speed, University of Technology | Sydney, Australia

Riccardo Marchesi

Plug and Wear, Managing Director Texe srl, Italy

Barbro Scholz

Cofounder Stühmer|Scholz Design Office Germany

Pedro Lopes

Hasso Plattner Institut, Germany

Dr. Jan Zimmer

Head of Forster Rohner Textile Innovations, Switzerland

Tim Hüfner

CEO of Catapult Sports Germany

Kati Hyyppä

Workshop Leader, Netherlands

Tatsuru Arai

Performance Artist, Germany, Japan

Nano Kid

Performance Group, Germany

Christian Bruns

Founder of Moon Berlin, Germany

William Ismael

Performer at WILLPOWER STUDIOS

Stijn Ossevoort

Ossevoort Design, Netherlands

Nicolas Zimmer

Nicolas Zimmer – CEO Technologiestiftung Berlin, Germany

David Schmelzeisen

Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) der RWTH Aachen, Germany

Andrea Ehrmann

Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Bradley Quinn

fashion strategist and author, UK

Leonhard Peschta

Founder FORMBYTIME, Austria

Viktoria Modesta

Bionik Pop Artist, UK

Walter Lunzer

designer and consultant, Otto Bock, Austria

Moritz Waldemeyer

Designer, UK

Basia Dzaman

School Of Form, Poland

Vivien Leung

Zalando SE