RESHAPE FORUM 2019

Three days of meetings and appointments give life to Reshape Forum, our event at INDUSTRY-From Needs to Solutions in the framework of the Barcelona Industry Week – counting more than 5 000 visitors. Connecting fashion companies, institutions and industry players, our speakers and attendees include key actors in the wearables and product design markets such as: Adidas, Luxottica, Autodesk, Sony CLS, Institutional parts as The Parsons School of Design, Waag Society, IaaC, Fab Textile, IED Barcelona, and a range of experts from the design scene.

APPOINTMENTS

ROUNDTABLE

INDUSTRY-From Needs to Solutions and Reshape put together a panel of experts in the areas of fashion design, product innovation, and wearable technology. The main talking points revolve around opportunities for further business development and future applications in these sectors.

1:1 CORNER

The 1:1 corner is a face-to-face meeting between the emerging designers and partnering company of Reshape. The selected designers from the Reshape competition will meet with entrepreneurs and experts in the field of education and research, to present their solutions to the market needs. This format wants to enhance new collaborations and partnerships among the parts involved.

PROJECTS PRESENTATION

Selected designers from Reshape competition will go on stage to present their projects. During the Reshape Forum at the INDUSTRY From Needs to Solutions event, designers will pitch their research in front of a large audience of experts and companies of the sector.

EXHIBITION

The Reshape Forum will open the event presenting the Reshape exhibition. A showcase of the most valuable projects, submitted from all over the world for the Reshape prize
consideration. The exhibitions bring together a wide array of artistic approaches. International emerging designers open up diverse perspectives on wearable technology and product design. 

AWARD CEREMONY

Reshape celebrates the winner designers on the main stage of INDUSTRY From Need  Solutions. During the Reshape Forum, experts are called to define the honourable mentions and the final two positions of the competition, from both categories.

NETWORKING NIGHT

The Reshape Networking Night is a close event for Industries and company to connect with best talents of the Reshape competition to build up professional networks and new synergy. This networking function brings together representatives from a wide range of industry sectors as, Adidas, Luxottica, Wasp, Marcelo Vilà and many experts from the fashion and product design fields.

PROGRAM

Thu, Oct 29, 2019

Wed, Oct 30, 2019

Tur, Oct 31, 2019

Reshape Exhibition - Cognified Matter

10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: Exhibition area – Arena

Reshape Exhibition - Cognified Matter

10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: Exhibition area – Arena

Project Presentation

Smart Product
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Location: Speaker Corner

Wearable technology
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm

Location:  Speaker Corner

1:1 Corner

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: tbc
Prvate event

Reshape Networking Night

9:00 pm – 00:00 am
Location: Casa degli Italiani de Barcelona
Private event 

Reshape Exhibition - Cognified Matter

10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: Exhibition area – Arena

Symposium

3:00 pm – 3:40 pm
Location: Main Stage
3:00 – 3:10 pm – Aldo Sollazzo
3:10 – 3:20 pm – Behnaz Farahi
3:20 – 3:30 pm – Rachel Buj
3:30 – 3:40 pm – Alberto Lovisetto 

Roundtable

3:40 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Main Stage
Moderator: Laurenti Arnault
Panel: Behnaz Farahi / Raquel Buj / Alberto Lovisetto

Reshape Awards Ceremony

5:00 pm – 5:20 pm
Location: Main Stage

Symposium

4:10 pm – 4:40 pm
Location: Main Stage
4:10 – 4:20 pm – Simone Cesano
4:20 – 4:30 pm – Julia Weems

Roundtable

4:40 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: Main Stage
Moderator: Amanda Cosco
Panel: Julia Weems / Simone Cesano / Bradly Dunn

MODERATORS

Laurenti Arnault
WTVOX

Laurenti Arnault
Journalist
WTVOX Founder.

Amanda Cosco
Electric Runway

Amanda Cosco
Journalist
Electric Runway Founder.

SPEAKERS PANEL

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Aldo Sollazzo
Reshape Director and Noumena Director, leading a multidisciplinary team towards the definition of new design strategies informed by tech-driven applications. Also, since 2018 He direct the IaaC Master in Robotics and Advanced Construction.

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Adidas

SIMONE CESANO
Art director Adidas.
“I was surprised by the number of connections that happen very quickly. We have been talking to very different people in a very short amount of time. Barcelona is a very interesting place for design, and the way things are approached here is somewhat unconventional, which is exactly what we’re looking for.

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Alberto Lovisetto
Currently working for Moncler as 3D Project coordinator. Alberto worked for Dainese since 2008 and created the last technical motorbike and ski wear collections. Always been technology enthusiastic immediately tried to utilize innovative instruments in order to speed up his work results. 

 

Reshape Jury member - behnaz farahi

Behnaz Farhai
Architecture, Fashion and Interaction Designer.Behnaz Farahi is interested in exploring the potential of interactive environments and their relationship to the human body through the implementation of emerging technologies in contemporary art/architecture practice.

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Reshape partners - Zap_Buj

ZAP & BUJ
Zapico and Raquel Buj are Co-founders of ZAP & BUJ a platform that works at the intersection between Architecture, Fashion and Technology from the experimentation in new materials and digital tools that make this approach is possible.

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Reshape partners - IED

Julia Weems
Fashion School Director at IED Barcelona Escola Superior de Disseny.