Program

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Day 1
19 Jun 2018
09:55 - 10:00

Opening Remarks

Mentoring Session (Table 2): PR & Business

The Mentoring Sessions are designed to help startups in tech-based industries to accelerate their business, value and impact. Selected startups can take part in in-depth mentoring sessions with investors, successful...
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Maria Urban
Marc-Pierre Hoeft

Workshop: Design Your Own Glowing Jewellery!

In this workshop by Lina Wassong and Anja Dragan – with kind support of Make Light – you’ll get the chance to create your very own jewelry piece made out...
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Lina Wassong
Anja Dragan

Workshop: Design Your own Festival Bag!

Create your own fashion and tech visual that will be freshly printed on your personal Wear It Festival bag – with kind support of IVB Transfertdruck GmbH – to take...
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The Business of Imagination, Opening Minds & Shaping Fashion

An overview of the trends in wearable tech industry, focusing on Fashion Tech and Fashion Tech products for women.
Muchaneta Kapfunde

ELEMENTS – A PHYGITAL DANCE-BRAINWAVES WORKSHOP

ELEMENTS brings the creative experience of Dance together with the innovative character of neurosensing and motion tracking technology. Through the use of a Brain-Computer interface – BCI developed by award-winning...
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Federico Foderaro
José-Fernando Andrade

Earthbeat – Feeling The World Around You

Moon Ribas goes into detail about her revolutionary projects, her philosophy as a “cyborg artist” and what drove her to co-found the Cyborg Foundation. Through cutting-edge technology – she has...
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Moon Ribas

behind the scenes of wearable tech

from idea to product – how to develope an innovative product for the mass market
Thomas Gnahm

Mentoring Session (Table 1): Investment & Business Development I

The Mentoring Sessions are designed to help startups in tech-based industries to accelerate their business, value and impact. Selected startups can take part in in-depth mentoring sessions with investors, successful...
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Rose Oger
Bartek Bialecki

Mentoring Session (Table 3): Investment & Business Development I

The Mentoring Sessions are designed to help startups in tech-based industries to accelerate their business, value and impact. Selected startups can take part in in-depth mentoring sessions with investors, successful...
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Ricardo J. Méndez

Imagining a Battery and Charger-Free Future

What’s the number one reason consumers abandon wearables, and the biggest barrier to broader IoT deployment? Power. The good news: solutions are already on the market. Thermoelectric technology converts heat...
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Nicole Cifani
11:15 - 11:30

Coffee Break

Women In Tech – Ignite Talks

Wear It Festival welcomes women from any tech-based industry. Our Women In Tech sessions will help female entrepreneurs or professionals explore new opportunities, ideas and collaborations - it’ll be truly meaningful networking!
Edwina Huang
Sabine Faller
Rachel Freire
Despina Papadopoulos
Muchaneta Kapfunde
Nicole Cifani
Susan Danziger
Sabine Engelhardt
Moon Ribas

Smart Textiles and Wearables – Design Considerations

Andreas Roepert is member of the scientific advisory boards at ITA (Institute for Textile Technology at RWTH Aachen) and TITV (Textile Institute of Thueringen-Vogtland), and participates as expert in the...
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Andreas Roepert

What Will The Nerds Be Wearing Tomorrow?

Where are wearables at? This session will dig into wearable technology’s very latest trends and discuss their impact on the way we interact with digital technology in the near –...
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Paul Lukowicz

Mentoring Session (Table 1): Product Development

The Mentoring Sessions are designed to help startups in tech-based industries to accelerate their business, value and impact. Selected startups can take part in in-depth mentoring sessions with investors, successful...
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Andreas Roepert

Workshop: Bring Learning to Life – Empower Education Through Augmented Reality

“Students immerse in learning when school subjects come to “life”by visualizing them in 3D with the use of Augmented Reality AR) technology. Innovative AR tech will disrupt the education sector...
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Inna Armstrong

Women In Tech – Power Circles

In 2018, Wear It Festival welcomes women from any tech-based industry. Our Women In Tech sessions will help female entrepreneurs or professionals explore new opportunities, ideas and collaborations – it’ll...
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Muchaneta Kapfunde
Susan Danziger

Mentoring Session (Table 3): Product Development

The Mentoring Sessions are designed to help startups in tech-based industries to accelerate their business, value and impact. Selected startups can take part in in-depth mentoring sessions with investors, successful...
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Ben Cooper

Mentoring Session (Table 5): Product Development

The Mentoring Sessions are designed to help startups in tech-based industries to accelerate their business, value and impact. Selected startups can take part in in-depth mentoring sessions with investors, successful...
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Marc Nagel

From Prototype to Product: How to Release Your Wearable In Just Three Months!

‚How did you bring your product to the market in such a short time?’, is a question that we are asked frequently not just by startups and investors. I will...
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Sascha Buehrle

Office Hour (Table 5): Pilotfish

Join Marc Nagel (Partner and Cofounder, Pilotfish) at Table 5 and benefit from his expertise in: – Digital Strategy – Business Model Innovation
Marc Nagel

Future Revenue Streams For The Fashion Industry

When fashion brands transforms into content providers they will convert the consumers to users and give birth to new revenue streams and business models.
Fredrik Timour
13:00 - 14:00

Lunch Break

Plug In At Work: Connecting Human Workers To The IoT

It doesn’t matter how many automated processes you put in: human workers are still the crucial part of the industrial process. There are some things robots simply cannot do –...
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Thomas Kirchner

Networking: Fractal, Fruit, Punch!

Take the “work” out of networking in a sweet, fun challenge! Felipe leads a unique, fast paced connection session – designed to link you with a brand new, unexpected collaborator....
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Felipe Duarte

Panel: The Quest For Compelling Use Cases

Wearables, Hearables, Nearables: the buzz around many of these promising technology categories is slowly fading out. When prototyping, bringing your product to market or scaling things up, many lessons are...
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Despina Papadopoulos
Ben Cooper
Mano ten Napel

Mentoring Session: Life’s a pitch! Performance & Public Speaking Training

The Mentoring Sessions are designed to help startups in tech-based industries to accelerate their business, value and impact. Selected startups can take part in in-depth mentoring sessions with investors, successful...
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Philippe Linus Petit

Office Hour (Table 3): H&M Lab Germany

We founded the H&M Laboratory Germany in January 2018 to work on disruptive innovations. We are looking for interesting ideas and partners to collaborate and define the future of retail,...
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Oliver Lange

Office Hour (Table 5): DesignFarm Berlin

Are you looking for ways to start-up in wearables & fashiontech? Drawing on her experience from running an accelerator, DesignFarmTeam provides feedback on your product/service and evaluates with you strategies...
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Anastasia Zagorni

Office Hour (Table 2): Kreativwirtschaftsberatung Berlin

Kreativwirtschaftsberatung Berlin is part of KREATIV KULTUR BERLIN – an information point and a consulting service center for the cultural sector and the creative industries in Berlin. www.kreativkultur.berlin. KREATIVWIRTSCHAFTSBERATUNG BERLIN...
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Melanie Seifart

Office Hour (Table 4): Bold Push

Are you thinking about how you can best grow your revenues, reach the right customers with creative marketing, and expand into new markets? Come visit Bold Push at the Wear...
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Joseph Troutt
Michel Gagnon

Office Hour (Table 7): Textilforschungsinstitut Thüringen-Vogtland

TITV is a non-profit, industrial-oriented research organization and is engaged in the development of special textiles and flexible materials. The focuses of research are mainly in the topics textile microsystems/smart...
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Jessica Tautkus

Worldwide Wearables: How Do You Internationalise Your Wearable Startup?

Today’s startups are thinking global from the very start. That is why Start Alliance facilitates quickly and cheaply testing out new markets in North America, Europe or Asia to effectively...
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Ana Arinio
Julia Krüger
15:15 - 15:30

Coffee Break

Workshop: Fashion Tech Hands-On

Learn how to build functional, scalable products with the Neue Playground platform. We look at hardware and how to configure it as well as how to build apps and functions....
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Fredrik Timour

Performance

Electra I stand in the middle of the stage as an automated diva, moving my arms, turning my face to the sky. I sing loud and let my luminous costume...
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Geneviève Favre Petroff

Expanding our cognitive behaviour through Anomaly Detection Algorithms

Throughout history humans have been using sensory organs to detect threats and abnormal behaviour in a constantly changing environment. Our survival is dependent on it, so what impact will the...
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Avi Elran

WATIFY – Success Stories of Technological Transformation

WATIFY is a European Union initiative designed to help SMEs transform and adopt advanced technologies through awareness-raising campaigns. In this workshop, discover real examples of companies who have used WATIFY...
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Geta Rasciuc
Shirley Vollenberg

Workshop: Testing The Hololens

Testing the Hololens with several applications, for example maintenance and museum.
Alexander Kramer

Good Vibes, Man: Become a Better Musician With Smart Music Wearables

Julian Vogels is a music technology engineer, IoT developer and co-founder of Hong Kong / Berlin startup Soundbrenner. He will give insights on how to improve your music skills with...
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Julian Vogels

Startup Pitches

Meet the Innovators on Stage: Startups present themselves in a 3-minutes talk. • amisor GmbH (Raafat Hantoush, Co-Founder and Managing Director) • FilOS3D / FilOS materials GmbH (Cornelius Schmitt, CEO)...
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17:00 - 18:30

Networking

18:30

Doors Close

Day 1
20 Jun 2018
09:55 - 10:00

Opening Remarks

Workshop: Design Your own Festival Bag!

Julia Kastner

Smart Inkjet Printing

Jacob Skinner
Alexander Mankowsky
11:45 - 12:00

Coffee Break

Piedad Rivas
Oliver Lange

Office Hour H&M Lab Germany

Joseph Troutt
Jan Varak

Office Hour (Table 7): Ackee

Malte Behrmann
Malte Behrmann
Petar Djekic
13:00 - 13:55

Lunch Break

Julia Körner
Amanda Parkes

Solo Talk

15:25 - 15:40

COFFEE BREAK

Justyna Zubrycka
Olivia Haas
17:05 - 18:30

Networking

18:30

Doors Close