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What`s Included

The Footwear Innovation Summit focuses on connecting professionals with impactful content, it is the most comprehensive innovation summit offering impactful content in the following ways:

25 Seminar Sessions

Lectures by experts on the latest developments and breakthroughs on Sustainable Sourcing, Digital Transformation, and more!

60+ Exhibitors

Showcasing experts and enterprises with products and ideas that can inspire and benefit the footwear industry.

700+ Attendees

Networking with global brands, manufacturers, suppliers, marketing/consulting firms, agencies and more.

VENUE
Metropolitan West

639 West 46th Street,
New York, NY 10036

Featuring 2 floors of 10,000 sqft spaces, the industrial-finished Metropolitan West will be the stage of FIS 2021.

700+
Attendees
60+
Exhibitors
AGENDA
Our Schedule

Day One
June 16, 2021
Day Two
June 17, 2021
9:00 am - 9:40 am
Keynote Speaker
9:40 am - 10:10 am
TBD
Yazan Malkosh (Swatchbook)
10:10 am - 10:40 am
TBD
Geoffrey Gray (Heeluxe)
10:40 am - 11:00 am
Refreshment Break
11:00 am - 11:30 am
How to Recycle Your Textile Waste Responsibly with FABSCRAP
Camille Tagle & Jessica Schreiber (fabscrap.org)
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Digital Transformation: Latest Industry Applications of Digital Technology
Sam Payrovi (Awl & Sundry)
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
TBD
TBD (Atom)
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Networking Lunch
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
The Circular Economy of Innovative Packaging
Michael Newman (Returnity)
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Challenging the Take-Make-Waste system of Footwear
Laura Novich (Hyloh)
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
How can Sustainability Drive Business Success?
Asher Clark (Vivobarefoot), Stuart Ahlum (Thousand Fell), Allbirds (TBD)
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Refreshment Break
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Democratizing Mass Customization with 3D Printing and Software
Jonathan Borduas (Shapeshift 3D)
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Reconnecting #Design into the Supply Chains Utilizing 3D, AI and Cloud Technology
Andrey Golub (ELSE Corp)
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
TBD
TBD (Find Me A Shoe)
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cocktail Networking
9:00 am - 9:40 am
Keynote Speaker
Jack Ostrowski (Yellow Octopus)
9:40 am - 10:10 am
TBD
Emma Lee (Alibaba)
10:10 am - 10:40 am
"Disruptive Technology Innovators: Reimagining the Future of Footwear"
TBD (Mother App), TBD (handsfreelabs)
10:40 am - 11:00 am
Refreshment Break
11:00 am - 11:30 am
TBD
Bob Shorrock (Ching Luh Factory)
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Customization: Impact on the Manufacturing Process, Supply Chain, and Data Collection
Juan Carlos Gonzalez Garcia (Institute of Biomechanics)
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Go Green, Get Growth: How Digital Tech Makes it Possible for Footwear Brands
Susan Olivier (Dassault Systemes & Centric Brands)
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Networking Lunch
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
TBD
TBD (Parker)
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
TBD
TBD (HuaFon)
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
TBD
TBD (L&E)
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Refreshment Break
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
TBD
Dr. Min Zhu (SGS)
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
TBD
Lucas Tyson (Woolmark)
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Award Ceremony & Closing
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cocktail Networking
Speakers
Our Speakers
Who's Speaking?

Hear 25 inspiring talks, meet the most innovative footwear professionals in the world, and change the industry together after the event!

Jack Ostrowski

[Yellow Octopus]

Asher Clark

[Vivobarefoot]

Yazan Malkosh

[Swatchbook]

Susan Olivier

[Dassault Systemes & Centric Brands]

Stuart Ahlum

[Thousand Fell]

Sam Payrovi

[Awl & Sundry]

Mike Newman

[Returnity]

Lucas Tyson

[Woolmark]

Juan Carlos Gonzalez Garcia

[Institute of Biomechanics]

Jonathan Borduas

[Shapeshift 3D]

Jessica Schreiber

[fabscrap.org]

Emma Lee

[Alibaba]

Camille Taggle

[fabscrap.org]

Bob Shorrock

[Ching Luh Factory]

Andrey Golub

[ELSE Corp]
...And Many More!
Tickets
Ticket Info

Bringing the footwear industry’s greatest minds together, we invite you to the first Footwear Innovation Summit in New York City for a two-day exploration into the most transformative industry technology and innovations.

$
20.00
Exhibition Floor-Only

2 Days

  • Access to mobile app
  • Access to exhibition floor
  • Access to seminars
  • Lunch, beverages, snacks, and cocktail are included.
$
150.00
Student Ticket

2 Days

  • Access to mobile app
  • Access to exhibition floor
  • Access to seminars
  • Lunch, beverages, snacks, and cocktail are included.
$
750.00
Standard Ticket

2 Days

  • Access to mobile app
  • Access to exhibition floor
  • Access to seminars
  • Lunch, beverages, snacks, and cocktail are included.
$
675.00
Group Package (3+)

2 Days

  • Access to mobile app
  • Access to exhibition floor
  • Access to seminars
  • Lunch, beverages, snacks, and cocktail are included.