Smart Textiles, Fashion that Responds, Genevi�ve Dion, at Golden Networking's @WearableCompCon by staronepr


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                                                          Julia Petrova
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                                                          Golden Networking

  Smart Textiles, Fashion that Responds, Geneviève Dion, at Golden
                  Networking's @WearableCompCon

Building off of the momentum of past successful conferences, Golden Networking
  brings Wearable Computing Conference 2013 New York City (www.wearable-, "Revolutionizing the Human Experience Through
                    Next-Generation Technology", November 7.

                      New York City, NY, USA (November 2, 2013) -- Geneviève Dion is
                      Assistant Professor, Director, Shima Seiki Haute Technology
                      Laboratory at Drexel University, will speak at Golden Networking's
                      Wearable Computing Conference 2013 (http://www.wearable-
            , "Revolutionizing the Human
                      Experience Through Next-Generation Technology", to be held in
                      New York City, on November 7.

                     Ms. Dion is an award winning designer with an extensive
                     background in bespoke clothing and industrial design. Her
                     collections have been sold at Bergdorf Goodman and Barneys in
New York and Holt Renfrew in Canada. Her work on permanently pleated silk is in the
permanent collections of the Victoria and Albert museum in London (2003) and the
DeYoung Museum in San Francisco (2010).

Her research focuses on identifying production methods that advance the field of
wearable technology intended for a variety of high performance textiles applications. In
2012 following the signing of a groundbreaking $1 million partnership agreement with
Shima Seiki USA, Ms. Dion founded the Shima Seiki Haute Technology Laboratory, a
state of the art knitting facility dedicated to the design and prototyping of smart and
technical textiles.

The Haute Tech Lab is located in Drexel's ExCITe Center and supported by University's
Colleges of Media Arts and Design, Engineering, Nursing and Health Professions,
Medicine, Information Science and Technology and the School of Biomedical Engineering,
Science and Health Systems. In her Laboratory Ms. Dion collaborates with a
multidisciplinary team of faculty and students researching the development of knitted
electronic components into garments, versatile production methods and mass
customization of smart textiles and wearable technology.
Wearable Computing Conference 2013 is produced by Golden Networking
(, the premier networking community for business and
technology executives, entrepreneurs and investors:

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- High-frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2014 New York City, May 6
- High-frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2014 Chicago, October 9 (http://www.High-

Panelists, speakers and sponsors are invited to contact Golden Networking by sending an
email to


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