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Programme Future Makers 2017


On Wednesday, the 14th of June ArtEZ Centre of Expertise Future Makers will be organizing the seminar Future Makers 2017, a meeting for researchers, creative professionals and entrepreneurs on the development of new materials and circular creative processes in fashion and design.

Below you will find the programme for this day.



Programme Future Makers 2017

12.30: Start with coffee and tea and the opportunity to visit the exhibition with results of the Future Maker Projects (including student work) and work of speakers.

13.00: introduction Future Makers
Jeroen van den Eijnde, Professor E| |scape, Product & Interior Design
Danielle Bruggeman, Professor Fashion, ArtEZ

13:30: Keynote speech by Luc Kikkert, Supply Chain Manager Auping

14.00: Keynote speech by Arne Hendriks, artistic researcher

14.30: Pitches students about their research work in Future Makers projects
Pitch from AITEX (The Textile Research Institute from Spain) to introduce the new edition of WORTH Partnership Project (see also

15.00: Break With opportunity to talk with the students about their work

15.30: Parallel sessions
Speakers will give 15-minute presentations about their work in the field of development and application of new materials and/or production processes. With subsequent Q&A.
Speakers have the option to show their work during the day in ‘exhibition-on-the-side’.


Auditorium Plein3
Koen Meerkerk and/or Hugo de Boon

Fruitleather Rotterdam


Simone Post

Project Post-Vlisco


Suzanne Oude Hengel

Knit Development / Footwear Innovation

Rosanne van der Meer

The Girl and the Machine


Lilian van Daal

Project Dynamorphosis


Aniela Hoitink

Project Mycotex

Maartje Janse

Studio MEN

Richard Vijgen

Project Spectrum Tapestry (Composing the New Carpet)


Clarent Savi



Simeon Morris

Project GRACE (Virtual Sizing)

Closing drinks, with final remarks & an introduction to State of Fashion 2018


We hope to welcome you on June 14th! Tickets can be bought here.