Fashion and Wearable Technology | Thursday, September 29, 2016
5:30 pm Tour of On You:Wearing Technology with co-curator Clint Zeagler
7:00 pm Panel Discussion: Fashion and Wearable Technology
Fashion in terms of apparel and branded items are obviously the most commercial wearable products. Anything a person puts on their body has to do more than function; it also has to conform to their personal and societal representation of themselves. The fashion industry and technology industry work on different timetables and have different trending mechanisms. The people that work in these industries use different terminology, and have very different training and interests. When and how will we see true technology integration in fashion, in clothing, in textiles? Will we see tech couture by major fashion houses?
Moderator: Clint Zeagler – Program Manager for the Georgia Tech Wearable Computing Center
Panelist: Lucy Dunne – Founder of the Wearable Technology Lab and Professor of Apparel Design
Panelist: Kevin Knaus – Professor of Fashion Marketing and Luxury Management at the Savannah College of Art and Design
Panelist: Susan Spencer – Founder and Product Manager for open source software project Valentina
Admission is free with regular admission to MODA, but seating is limited. Please register in advance by clicking here. Arrive at 5:30 and join Clint Zeagler, co-curator of On You: Wearing Technology, for a guided tour of the exhibition. Panel discussion will begin at 7:00 pm.
Members -FREE | Non-members $10 | Military, Educators, Seniors $8 / Students $5 with valid ID.
A special thanks to the following panel sponsors: