Knit FUTURES

Knit Futures is a symposium to energize the advancement of knitting to support people, environment, and place across disciplines, and to engage researchers from both academia and industry for conversation, knowledge exchange, and collaboration.


When:

March 21-22, 2024
Kent State University, School of Fashion

Register for Knit Futures

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Schedule:

Wed., March 20, 2024

1- 4 p.m. Schroth Workshop with Knitwear Lab


Thurs., March 21, 2024

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Booth set-up
8:30 - 9 a.m. Registration, Light Refreshments
9 - 10:15 a.m. Breakout Session 1 - Materials and Structures
10:30 - 11:45 a.m. Breakout Session 2 - Functional & Wearable
12 - 12:45 p.m. Lunch
1 - 1:45 p.m. Welcome Remarks and Keynote Lecture
1:45 - 2:30 p.m. Resource exhibit, Knitting Beyond the Body (in Kent State Museum)
2:30 - 3:45 p.m. Breakout session 3 - Digital Development
3:45 - 5 p.m. Resource exhibit, Knitting Beyond the Body (in Kent State Museum)


Friday, March 22, 2024

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Booth set-up
8:30 - 9 a.m. Registration, Light Refreshments
9 - 10:15 a.m. Breakout Session 4 - Interactive Textiles
10:30 - 11:45 a.m. Breakout Session 5 - 3D Design & Technology
12 - 12:45 p.m. Lunch
1 - 1:30 p.m. Parting remarks, feedback
1:30 - 2 p.m. Resource exhibit, Knitting Beyond the Body (in Kent State Museum)
2 - 3:15 p.m. Breakout session 6 - Exploring Space and Shape
3:30 - 4 p.m. Booth take-down
 

Hotel

Kent State Convention Center

A discount rate will be available to book from January 5, 2024 until February 3, 2024 at the Kent State Hotel + Conference Center. Use promo code KSUFASH for the discounted rate or call 330-346-0100 and share the promo code for this School of Fashion event.

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Contact

KnitLAB@kent.edu