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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
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Future Footwear Supply Chains
Christian Decker (DESMA)
9:30 am - 10:00 am
If a Sneakerhead and a Scientist Walked into a Bar
Alan Lugo (Natural Fiber Welding)
10:00 am - 10:30 am
The Next Generation of Fit Personalization
Jeff Chen (NetVirta)
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Footwear Ergonomics & Deep Technology
Dr. Von Homer, PhD (HXInnovate)
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Marring Shoe&Tech
Sargis Karapetyan (Embry Tech)
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Using 3D Outside of DPC - How to leverage 3D in sales & marketing
Ashley Crowder (Vntana)
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
What is the Best Fitting Shoe in the World?
Geoffrey Gray (Heeluxe)
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Networking Lunch
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Panel - Digital Transformation: Latest Industry Applications of Digital Technology
Kostika Spaho (Ica & Kostika), Scott Oldham (Swatchbook), Ashley Crowder (VNTANA), Robert Haleluk (Print Parts)
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Panel - Disruptive Retail Technology: Reimagining the Future of Footwear Retail
Scott Labbe (Keen), Sam Payrovi (Consortium), Ovidio Garcia (Arc’teryx)
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Panel - How can Sustainability Drive Business Success?
Caroline de Baere (Ashbury Skies), Alan Lugo (Natural Fiber Welding)
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Refreshment Break
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Digital Transformation at Scale
Scott Oldham (swatchbook)
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Blockchain technology for the footwear industry
Timo Wolthof (CADChain)
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Enabling Footwear Speed & Agility
James Gau (Shoe-Bot)
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.