Upcoming conferences of Jakajima

Jakajima, the matchmaker for innovators in the high tech industry, ranging from 3D printing to Internet of Things, from Drones to Health Tech, invites you to take a look at our upcoming conferences:

  • Sports Innovation Conference – March 08, 2016, at Thomas More in Turnhout, Belgium. The event includes two workshops, focused on StartUps in Sport, powered by Sport eXperience.org and parallel sessions featuring international leading specialists from Microsoft, The Danish Institute for Sports Studies, European Platform for Sports Innovation / EPSI, BonkaCircus, SICS Swedish ICT, Mobilab, SAP, JOHAN, SensoRUN, Videobserver, Phits Insoles, AAA-LUX Lighting, who will share their knowledge and views on the topics of interest.
  • 3D Food Printing Conference – April 12, 2016, at Villa Flora in Venlo, The Netherlands.The conference will cover a variety of topics related to 3D food printing such as food components, business models & legal issues, hardware & software developments, applications for elderly and the health care industry, new value chains, safety – f.i. HACCP, food processing & design and custom nutrition. International leading speakers from institutions and companies such as Sardegna Ricerche, Black Dog Consulting, byFlow, 3dchef, Wageningen University and Print Cheese have already confirmed their presence at the conference.
  • Footwear HealthTech Conference – April 19, 2016, at SLEM Waalwijk, The Netherlands. Renowned scientists and engineers will be talking about and demonstrating state of the art technologies in footwear that will profoundly improve fit, performance, health and safety. This years conference will be focusing on wearable technology and its implementations in footwear. Experts will touch on new ways of monitoring and improving health, motion sensors, smart insoles, and interactive footwear to name but a few subjects. It will be an inspiring day of innovation for footwear professionals, orthopedic shoemakers, podiatrists, health insurance companies and investors. The following speakers have already confirmed their presence: Dr. Mariani, CEO Gait UP, Joep Maussen – Head of Innovation – Sports & Outdoor Shoes, Fashion Accessories, Mighty Styley, Dr. Wallen Mphepö – Display Technology research scientist for iShüu Technologies inventors of the Volvorii Timeless smart shoe.
  • Future Footwear Materials Conference, April 20, 2016, at SLEM Waalwijk, The Netherlands. Internationally renowned speakers will show and talk about how to find sustainable resources, the circular economy, bioprinting, smart textiles, new ways of treating and making leather and much more. The confirmed speakers include Professor Shahin Rahimifard, Sustainable Engineering, Loughborough University, Sanne van den Dungen – Consultant Circular Economy for FBBasic and RTB, Kristel Peters, Shoe Designer, KASK, University College Ghent and Els Zijlstra, Founder and Creative Director at Materia.
  • Photonic Integration Symposium, April 25, 2016,at Eindhoven University of Technology, Blauwe Zaal, in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.The symposium will cover recent developments in photonics integration. The speakers that have confirmed their presence at the event include Thomas Koch – Arizona State University, Sailing He – Zhejiang University, Mike Wale – Oclaro Technologies, Ton van Leeuwen – AMC, Katarzyna Lawniczuk – TU/e / JePPIX and Hugo ThienPont – VUB. Furthermore, in the last session an overview of the Integrated Photonics activities in the Netherlands and the Eindhoven region will be given and the foundation of an Integrated Photonics Institute by TU/e will be announced.
  • 3D Design & Engineering Conference, May 24, 2016, at Club-C in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. The 3DDE Conference offers design and engineering professionals the chance to learn and meet the possibilities of 3D printing, and to look at design challenges from different perspectives.
  • Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference, May 26, 2016, at Twente Safety Campus in Enschede, The Netherlands. This year’s conference will bring specialists from all over the world together to assess the potential of Unmanned Cargo Aircraft (UCA) and address related questions and issues of interest. Professionals in logistics, aircraft manufacturers, regulators, system developers and airlines will be present at the conference, providing full of opportunities to network, share knowledge and create new partnerships. Many international speakers will present their views around all aspects of UCA.
  • Internet of Things Event, June 07-08, 2016, at High Tech Campus Eindhoven in The Netherlands. This 2-day event will give insights in the rapidly developing market, in new technologies and in how other businesses apply the new opportunities that are brought by IoT. The following topics will be covered during the conference: Market & developments overview | Big data applications for IoT | IoT security | IoT & Artificial Intelligence (AI + IoT = ?) | Design of IoT (Product/Service/Experience) | New business models & strategies, a paradigm shift | Legal issues and social aspects | Photonics brings new options for IoT.

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Press Release: SLEM organizes two new revolutionary footwear conferences in December

SLEM organizes two revolutionary international footwear conferences on December 10 & 11, both taking place in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. These ‘SLEMinars’ are organized together with Jakajima – matchmaker for innovators – and will feature internationally renowned scientists, technologists, material experts, physicians and designers, speaking on the subjects of footwear health technology and future footwear materials.

This way SLEM aims to create connections between the footwear industry and other innovative industries and universities. Both sides might not be aware of the business opportunities and research possibilities that they can offer each other. At the SLEMinars they can get to know each other and build a relationship.

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Each conference deals with a different subject; the Footwear Health Tech conference on the 10th of December will focus on innovative technologies that help people live more healthy lives because of the their footwear. For instance, biomechanics professors will talk about combatting arthritis through shoes, orthotics specialists will speak on customization with 3d printing and inventors will show footwear projects for helping people with Parkinson’s or visual handicaps.

Leading companies like Materialise, Delcam and Feetz will demonstrate their exciting technologies in the exhibition space. This is just a small sample of all the lectures the Footwear Health Tech conference has to offer. For a full program please go to http://www.footwearhealthtech.com

Future Footwear Materials Conference

Future Footwear Materials
The Future Footwear Materials conference on the 11th of December will show an exciting range of innovative footwear materials, like smart textiles and synthetics with pre-programmed behavior, wool made from recycled plastics and sustainable performance coatings by Stahl. The exhibition space will feature many more interesting material technologies demonstrations from companies like Recreus, presenting flexible filament for 3D printed shoes and Lightmotif, using micro lasering technology to improve the functions of outsoles. The complete program can be found at the dedicated conference website http://www.futurefootwearmaterials.com.

Tickets for the conferences are available on the websites. Special rates are available for those wanting to attend both conferences.

The fully catered seminars will be held at the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven, an international hub for high-level scientific and technological research. Eindhoven station and Eindhoven airport are nearby, providing excellent travel connections to the campus.
SLEM is an innovation and education institute for the footwear industry. Its goal is to research and develop meaningful innovation and provide the footwear industry with creative solutions. Jakajima is a matchmaker for innovators, organizing conferences on innovation and innovative technologies.

Editorial note

We have limited seats available for trade press. Please apply with your press badge and information about your publication at: yassine@slem.nl.

We would be happy to arrange interviews with one or more speakers.