After months of hard works by the Fmnii team and partners, the Footwear Innovation Summit has been held successfully in Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown on Oct. 2nd.
Over 170 attendees and partners gather at the LA summit, including leading footwear brands adidas, Aldo, Alibaba, Allbirds, Amer Sports, ASICS, Bata, Breakthrough Sport Performance, BRG Sports, Brooks, Caleres, Clarks, Coach, Cole Haan, Columbia, Converse, Crocs, DC Shoes, Deckers, Ecco, FitFlop, Lululemon, Nike, Reebok, Skechers, Tory Burch, Under Armour, Wolverine World Wide and more.
There were 12 sessions and a panel discussion on Sustainable Innovation, the topics were: 3d Visualization – The Future of Materials, 3d Design and Digital Creation, Revolutionizing Footwear with Fitstation Powered by HP, Combining 3d Foot Scanning with AI in Footwear, The Future Is Custom, Footwear Comfort and Health in The Age of Mass Customization, The Future Factory and Smart Manufacturing, The Future Of 3d Scanning for Footwear, Leveraging 3d, VR And AR to Promote Your Product and Brand Online, Measured Materials in a Digital Workflow Using AxF, and Biomechanics and Fit for Footwear. The attendees were excited by the interesting and relevant insights shared by the speakers.
Natacha Alpert, Founder, MIRAS3D Innovation & Adjunct Professor, Washington University
Elizabeth McGarry, MCGARRY&sons Co-Founder & Creative Director
Yazan Malkosh, Founder and CEO of Swatchbook
Ellery Connell, Creative Specialist at Foundry
Panel Discussion, Moderated by Natacha Alpert
Swatchbook, Alibaba, Dassault, Lenzing (Left to Right)
Sarah Clevinger, Sr. Business Development and Strategic Partnership Manager HP Inc.
Anna Ultvedt Malkan, VP Sales of Volumental
Shamil Hargovan, Co-Founder and CEO of Wiivv;
Chris Bellamy, Senior Engineer of Wiivv
Paul Langer, DPM, OLT Footwear
Christopher R. Lane, CEO of 3dMD
Alban Denoyel, Co-founder and CEO of Sketchfab
Marc Ellens, Senior Research Scientist of X-rite Pantone
Dr. Geoffrey Alan Gray, DPT, Founder, Heeluxe Inc