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Future Textiles: How to Use Tomorrow’s Materials Today

May 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

From transparent leather and biosynthetics, to wearable circuits and bionic yarn, it’s a brave new world in textiles. Join us to hear about these cutting edge materials and learn how to use them. Meet fellow manufacturers, brands, and entrepreneurs and share your favorite materials hacks with each other.

Kristine Upesleja, Principal at Madisons Innovative Materials and Manager of FIDM’s Innovative Textiles & Materials Department, will kick off the conversation, with a talk about tomorrow’s most exciting textiles.

Special guests will include:

  • Sabri Sansoy – CEO & Roboticist, Orchanic LLC
  • Julia Koerner – Founder, JK Design, Lecturer UCLA Architecture & Design
  • and more to come…


  • 6:30 – Check-in and refreshments
  • 6:45 – Talk and Q&A
  • 7:10 – “Un-Panel” discussion
  • 7:45 – Networking
  • 8:30 – Adjourn

Early bird tickets $10 off until May 14, 2017.


La Kretz Innovation Campus
525 S. Hewitt St.
Los Angeles, CA, CA 90013 United States
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