FUTURE FORUM: Fabricating the Future

Oct 7, 2022

Oct 7, 2022

1:00 pm To 8:30 pm

335 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10017



Event Description

Discover how German and American innovators are working to make the fashion industry more sustainable.

Open to All:

October 7, 2022 (1:00 PM – 6:30 PM): Main Stage Presentations – Hear inspiring presentations about the problem of our current fashion economy and ideas for how to move forward

October 7, 2022 (6:30 PM – 8:30 PM): Night Labs – Discover innovative solutions to the future of sustainable fashion design

Who’s speaking?

We’re featuring an exciting lineup of German and American industry representatives including:

  • Isabel Slone – Journalist and Critic, New York Times, Harper’s Bazaar, ELLE
  • Gwyn Conaway – Costume Concept Artist, Costume Designers Guild IATSE 892
  • Barbro Scholz – E-textiles Designer-Researcher, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences / StühmerScholz Design
  • Natascha von Hirschhausen – Zero-waste fashion designer
  • Matthias Finkbeiner – Chair of Sustainable Engineering, Technical University Berlin

See the full lineup of speakers and additional information on our conference website.


DWIH New York


About the Organizers

The German Center for Research and Innovation (DWIH) New York promotes German-American exchange on science, research and technology. We host regular free events with innovators and academics on issues such as artificial intelligence and climate change with the aim of fostering greater transatlantic collaboration and knowledge-exchange. We hope you'll join us!

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