It’s conference season and the first must attend conference of the year is Smart Fabrics 2012 taking place April 17-19 in Miami. Join me this year to meet some of the major players from the fashion, electronics, research, academia, and action sports industry.
In addition to the wonderful talks (see full conference agenda here), two pre-conference workshops are offered. I’m particularly looking forward to the “Electronic Textile Interface Swatch Book Workshop” led by Clint Zeagler.
Below is a description of the workshop (including schedule):
The goal of this workshop is to generate discourse and collect feedback about how textile interfaces, a sub domain of the broader “e-textile” domain, can be integrated into pedagogical practice across variable fields, institutions, and communities.
The workshop will include concept ideation and prototyping. Fabrication skills are encouraged and technicians and experts will be on hand to support your activities.
- Introduction to swatch book Recap of physics of soft circuits
- Design session Sketching & Ideation
- Discussion about opportunities
- Meeting with coders
- Wrap Up Discussion
Hope to see you there!