The St. Kate’s Apparel, Merchandising and Design Department is pleased to announce a 2-day Guest Speaker event sponsored by the School of Business and Professional Studies. This event is focused on technology to advance digital literacy, future scholarship, and explore a successful business model for technology infused fashion and foster industry partnerships. Sylvia Heisel, a fashion designer, will be on campus from Wednesday, February 21 – Friday, February 23.
Sylvia Heisel, is a fashion designer and creative director working with new materials, manufacturing and physical computing for fashion and wearables. Based in New York, Sylvia is an expert on 3D printing, functional fashion, design for smart wearables, and new materials manufacturing applications for fashion. She is currently developing a work-flow and manufacturing system for 3D printed apparel and she was named one of the “12 Amazing People You Need To Know in New York Fashion Tech”. If you would like additional information on Sylvia Heisel, check out this website (link opens to website).
We would like to invite you to a series of presentations:
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
PUBLIC LECTURE – 4:00-5:00pm — Recital Hall
This lecture will be on wearable garment technology, 3D printing, and sustainability
QUESTION/ANSWER – 5:00-5:30pm
Friday, February 23, 2018
Classroom Presentation: Technology Trends in Fashion- 11:45am-12:45pm- Fontbonne 108
NOTE: PLEASE RSVP for the Classroom Presentation to Barb Gritzmacher at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than February 12, 2018 to be sure there’ll enough space for all who want to attend.