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June
13
Tuesday
6:45pm
29041

Dine with Head of the Fashion Innovation Agency at London College of Fashion: the convergence of fashion & tech

at The Modern Pantry, Clerkenwell (map)

Who's coming

  • Miguel

    Startup, Mongiardino - The Five Button Shirt

  • Claire

    Co Founder, TableCrowd Talent

  • Cesar

    Head of Retailer Development, rewardStyle

  • Irene

    Senior Strategy Manager, Plentific

  • Tamsin

    Director, Winternational.co.uk

  • Tracey +1

    Director - Media, Arts & Entertainment, La Playa

  • Mehdi

    Co-Founder & CTO, Save Your Wardrobe

  • Matthew

    Head of Fashion Innovation Agency, London College of Fashion

  • Hasna

    Co-Founder, Save Your Wardrobe

  • Sarah

    Technology Transactions/Data Protection Partner, Cooley LLP

  • Kiara

    independent

  • Saher

    Lawyer, Taylor Wessing LLP

Venue

The Modern Pantry

International
47 - 48 St John's Square, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 4JJ
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Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Matthew Drinkwater is the Head of the Fashion Innovation Agency at London College of Fashion. Working at the crossroads of fashion, retail and tech, the Fashion Innovation Agency, partners the most exciting designer talent in London with the very latest fashion-tech. The result? Ground breaking brand collaborations across the fashion, retail, lifestyle, cultural and digital industries. Matthew will be talking about the intersection between fashion and technology and what the future of fashion tech has in store for us all.

This dinner is perfect for…
Business owners, fashion designers and brands working in the wearables, AR/VR, fashion technology and IoT sectors.
If you'd like to join but don't fall neatly within the above categories, please email us at hello@tablecrowd.com to discuss whether this is the right dinner for you. Also feel free to check out our other dinners as another might match you perfectly!

The dinner conversation will be…
Matthew speaks passionately about how technology is breaking down the doors of the fashion industry and on the night will be talking about:
✓ Rewiring the fashion industry and building truly digital designer businesses.
✓ How fashion designers and brands can challenge the traditional fashion business model.
✓ From wearables, mixed reality to AI - fashion trends we are likely to see in the near future.
✓ How fashion designers can meet and take advantage of new global business markets.
Expect to be immersed in fashion and tech and to meet others that share your passion. You’ll leave with plenty of practical advice of how your business can take advantage of this exciting and growing sector.

Who is Matthew Drinkwater
Matthew Drinkwater heads up the Fashion Innovation Agency at the London College of Fashion. He’s currently working on global concepts in wearables, AR/VR, fashion technology and IoT. Matthew delivered the world's first digital skirt for Nokia, wireless charging clothing for Microsoft, a 3D-printed bionic arm to help celebrate the launch of Star Wars: The Force Awakens and what Forbes described as 'the first example of truly beautiful wearable tech' for Disney. He was named in the 100 most influential in the world of Wearable Technology, amongst the 'Top 15 people in UK tech' by BBC3 and as a 'fashion-tech trailblazer changing the course of retail' by Drapers.

What’s included?
You get a private dining experience with a knowledgeable speaker, 2 course dinner with wine or 2 soft drinks plus highly curated and relevant crowd.

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P.S. TableCrowd are offering complimentary cab rides home (£15) thanks to their partner, Gett, on first download of the app. Download the app in advance.

Matthew Drinkwater works at the crossroads of fashion, retail and tech, heading up the Fashion Innovation Agency at the London College of Fashion. Matthew is currently working on global concepts in wearables, AR/VR, fashion technology and IoT.

Matthew delivered the world's first digital skirt for Nokia, wireless charging clothing for Microsoft, a 3D-printed bionic arm to help celebrate the launch of Star Wars: The Force Awakens and what Forbes described as 'the first example of truly beautiful wearable tech' for Disney. He was named in the 100 most influential in the world of Wearable Technology, amongst the 'Top 15 people in UK tech' by BBC3 and as a 'fashion-tech trailblazer changing the course of retail' by Drapers.

A regular speaker at tech conferences, Matthew can usually be found on stage talking about the convergence of fashion and tech. He has presented at True Start R:evolution, Internet of Things Summit, London Business School Ecommerce Conference, Wearables Europe Berlin, Disney Learning Expo, Wearables 2015, The Children's Media Conference, Web Summit Unbound Digital , Innovate UK, Dubai Fashion Forward, Wearable Technology Show, FashTech Summit, DigitalK, London Technology Week, SXSW, The Virtual Reality Show, Decoded Fashion and Millennial 20/20, to name just a few!

For any dietary requirements, worry not, we have it covered, as long as we know in advance. If you are vegetarian, vegan, dairy free or gluten intolerant let us know by filling out the dietary requirements section in the your preferences section of your profile on the TableCrowd website

Claire, head of the TableCrowd hosting team will be on hand to make sure you are welcomed through the door and introduced to the most relevant people to you.

Claire is our COO and Chief Host. She is hugely passionate about entrepreneurship starting her career with global fresh produce entrepreneurs at Tesco and then micro entrepreneurs in East Africa as CEO of a charity. Having hosted over 100 dinners for TableCrowd and 100 volunteer events for Grow Movement Claire adds a natural sparkle to our events.

For any advance questions about this dinner, it is best to reach us at hello@tablecrowd.com

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