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Once again this season, Fashion Tech will be one of the highlights at Première Vision Paris, with “Augmented Man” as its guiding theme.

Get an insightful overview of the sector by taking part in a series of pitches, keynote discussions, masterclasses and roundtables for 3 days next 12 to 14 February 2019. Explore points of view and feedback: how can fashion brands incorporate innovation and technology? How can exhibitors help? How far could clothing go in helping us surpass our own abilities and our own human condition … A totally new program!


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Tuesday 12 February 19

2 – 3 pm : Exhibitors’ pitches

3 – 3:30 pm : Keynote  « Technology and Soft Power: the case of the fashion industry and luxury », a report commissioned by the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode / Robin Caudwell

4 – 5 pm : Round table « Sportwear and the spirit of innovation » with Pascal Morand (President of the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode), Rachel Muscat (General Manager, Hu by Pharrell Williams), and Pierre Kaczmarek, founder of the brand Afterhomework

5 – 5:30 pm : Keynote « What is a ‘Augmented Self’ and how could it overlap with desirable futures? » with Noémie Balmat

5:30 – 6:30 pm : Event cocktail


Wednesday 13 February 2019

10 – 10:30 am : Keynote « Fashion & Biomimicry » by Dounia Dems, CEEBIOS – European Center of Excellence in Biomimicry

11 – 12 pm : Exhibitors’ pitches

12 – 1 pm : Masterclass « From Concepts to Reality » by Wearable Media

Building a fashion technology product involves many steps. As a fashion house and team lead, how do you plan your product design from concept to functional prototype and finally a product on the market? In this master class, we will be going through the design and research process of bringing a fashion tech product from concepts to reality.

2 – 2:30 pm : How to source online using the Première Vision Marketplace?
Gaël Seguillon, Director of the Marketplace

3 – 4 pm : Masterclass « Building a Team » by Wearable Media 

Building a fashion technology product involves many experts. Sometimes it involves fashion design, material science, data scientists, electric engineer sand software engineers. As a product lead, entrepreneur or business, how do you put a team together for a fashion tech project? Who do you hire at each point of the product’s research and development? How do you expect them to work with each other? In this master class, we will take a look at who you need to hire and how to build a collaborative team for a fashion tech project.

4 – 4:30 pm : Keynote « Fashion & Augmented Body » By Muchaneta Kapfunde, Founder of

5 – 5:30 am :  Keynote « Incredible materials! » by Judith Goyaud-Schiltz, MatériO


Thursday 14 February 2019

10 – 10:30 am : Keynote « High-tech markets as a source of inspiration for textiles and fashion » by Stéphan Verin, Up-Tex

11 – 12pm : « Technologies & senses » with Camille Benech, Jacquard EMEA Partners and Business Development Manager at Google & Dr. Amanda Parkes, Chief Innovation Officer at Future Tech Lab.

Explore how new technologies can help the fashion world to have more pertinence, more senses in their projects, from conception to production.


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