Smart Textile Summit 2018

Wed 12.9.2018
12 – 15

Aalto University Learning Centre, Otaniementie 9, Espoo

Smart Textile Summit is continually organized networking event that deals with the latest from Finnish smart textile research and industry. In the first event, we take a look of human experiences with smart textiles in different forms of our everyday life. Summit provides latest news from the field and research with seminars international speaker line-up. Event is organized in collaboration of Happy Textiles Bazaar, Aalto University Experience Platform, Aalto University Materials Platform, and Start North.

Event is free of charge and open for everybody. Registration latest on Wed 5.9.2018 through this  link.

Event is a part of the official Helsinki Design Week program



12:00     Antti Ainamo, Aalto University, ”introducing Happy Textile Bazaar” (event host)

12:15     Heidi Henrickson & Markus Ahola, project managers, Aalto University, ”introducing Aalto Materials and Experience Platforms”

12:30     Kjell Carlstrom, Finnish road racing cyclist, Israel Cycling Academy, “Professional Cycling with Smart Textiles”

12:50     Terho Lahtinen, Senior Manager, Future Concepts, Suunto Oy, 

13:10     Emmi Pouta, doctoral candidate, Aalto University “Touch Interwoven – Interactive Textile as an Interface Between Physical and Digital Worlds”

13:30    Pirjo Kääriäinen, Professor, Design driven fibre innovation, Aalto University, “Sustainable Textiles Materials for the future”

13:50    Sandra Wirtanen, Aalto University, Ma Thesis in Fashion, Clothing and Textile Design 2018, “Solar cells inside woven materials”

14:10    Networking and coffee

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