The first US Footwear Innovation Summit by FMNII will display latest innovations in the technology and footwear sectors to 250 industry leaders from footwear brands, design institutes and factories, on October 2, 2018. The summit will be moderated by oth Natacha Alpert, founder of Miras3D, and Katherine Stein, Director of business at SGS. It will introduce advanced innovations in 3D design, sustainable innovation materials, 3D scanning and 3D printing for the footwear industry.
Brendon Marczan, Manager of leading digital creation enterprise Foundry, will present their in-house technologies Modo and Colorway. Chris Lane, CEO, 3dMD, will share developing technology in 3D scanning that will help shape the future of footwear designs. Dr Geoffrey Alan Gray, founder of footwear testing lab Heeluxe, will break down the new technologies like wearable sensors, 3D printing, and additive manufacturing to show how these are helping create more comfortable shoes for brands.
The event will attract enterprises from the US, Europe and Asia to exhibit their most innovative products, ranging from machinery to digital creation, from sole materials to sustainable textiles and more.