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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 Pavillion

125 West 18th Street
New York, NY 10011

Featuring a 25,000 sqft space with 16-foot ceiling heights, the industrial-finished Metropolitan Pavillion will be the stage of FIS 2021.

700+
Attendees
60+
Exhibitors
AGENDA
Our Schedule

Day One
Dec 13, 2021
Day Two
Dec 14, 2021
9:00 am - 9:40 am
Closer to Fantasy
Kostika Spaho (Ica & Kostika)
9:40 am - 10:10 am
Digital Transformation at Scale
Yazan Malkosh (Swatchbook)
10:10 am - 10:40 am
What is the Best Fitting Shoe in the World?
Geoffrey Gray (Heeluxe)
10:40 am - 11:00 am
Refreshment Break
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Blockchain technology for the Footwear Industry
Timo Wolthof (CADChain)
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Panel - Digital Transformation: Latest Industry Applications of Digital Technology
Kostika Spaho (Ica & Kostika), Yazan Malkosh (Swatchbook), Ben Conway (VNTANA), Robert Haleluk (Print Parts)
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Using 3D Outside of DPC - How to leverage 3D in sales & marketing
Ben Conway (VNTANA)
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Networking Lunch
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
The Next Generation of Fit Personalization
Jeff Chen (NetVirta)
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Traceability for Digital and Physical Goods
Robert Haleluk (Print Parts)
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Panel - Disruptive Retail Technology: Reimagining the Future of Footwear Retail
Scott Labbe (Keen), Sam Payrovi (Consortium), Ovidio Garcia (Arc’teryx)
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Refreshment Break
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Footwear Ergonomics & Deep Technology
Dr. Von Homer, PhD (HXInnovate)
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
Sargis Karapetyan (Embry Tech)
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cocktail Networking
9:00 am - 9:40 am
Keynote Speaker
Christian Decker (DESMA)
9:40 am - 10:10 am
If a Sneakerhead and a Scientist Walked into a Bar
Alan Lugo (Natural Fiber Welding)
10:10 am - 10:40 am
Panel - How can Sustainability Drive Business Success?
Caroline de Baere (Ashbury Skies), Alan Lugo (Natural Fiber Welding)
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
Panel - Customization: Impact on the Manufacturing Process, Supply Chain, and Data Collection
Dr. Von Homer (HXInnovate), Dr. Geoffrey Gray (Heeluxe), Jeff Chen (NetVirta)
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Enabling Footwear Speed & Agility
James Gau (Shoe-Bot)
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Networking Lunch
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Connecting Global Brands to Chinese Consumers
Emma Lee (Alibaba)
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
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.