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KNITify the World | G3D - 6th Global 3D Knitting Seminar

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SHIMA SEIKI LA Showroom

2301 E 7th St

Suite A350

Los Angeles, CA 90023

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Day 1: Speaker Schedule

  • 9:30 am ~ 10:30 am: SHIMA SEIKI U.S.A - Knit(net)working & Early Bird Session
    (Light pastries and coffee served)

  • 10:30 am ~ 10:45 am: SHIMA SEIKI U.S.A - Opening Remarks - Intro to KNITify the World
    Senna Nakaya - President, Hayato Nishi - Sales and Senior Business Development

  • 10:50 am ~ 11:30 am: Southern Textile Association / Conitex Sonoco - TBA
    Rick Carpenter - Sales Manager

  • 11:35 am ~ 12:15 pm: Jenny Sabin Studios - Knitting Responsive Architecture
    Jenny Sabin - Principal and President

  • 12:15 pm ~ 1:25 pm: LUNCH BREAK
    (Light lunch catering provided by SSUSA)

  • 1:30 pm ~ 2:10 pm: String Theory - Sustainability in Knitwear
    Lysanne Latulippe - Textile Designer and Owner

  • 2:15 pm ~ 2:55 pm: Parkdale Mills - CICLO: Sustainable Textile Technology
    Cheryl Smyre - Director, Business Development Advanced Materials

  • 3:00 pm ~ 3:30 pm: Break Time
    KNIT(net)Working and Machines in Action

  • 3:35 pm ~ 4:15 pm: SHIMA SEIKI U.S.A - KNITify the World
    Samantha Burdett - Sales and Senior Product Development

  • 4:20 pm ~ 5:00 pm: UPW - The Greener Future
    John Yau - UPW Assistant Manager - Design and R&D


Day 2: Speaker Schedule

  • 9:00 am ~ 9:45 am: SHIMA SEIKI U.S.A - Knit(net)working & Early Bird Session
    (Light pastries and coffee served)

  • 9:45 am ~ 10:00 am: SHIMA SEIKI U.S.A - Opening Remarks - Intro to KNITify the World
    Senna Nakaya - President

  • 10:05 am ~ 10:45 am: APEX Mills - Partners in Ubiquity: Knitted Textiles and Electronics
    Stephanie Rodgers - Director, Advanced Product Development

  • 10:50 am ~ 11:30 am: NC State University - Wilson College of Textiles - The Zeis Textiles Extension in the Wilson College of Textiles at North Carolina State University. The "Future Factory" Ideas on Concept, Design, Product Development, Testing and Sustainability
    Dr. Andre West - Director of the Zeis Textiles Extension and Associate Professor of the Textiles and Apparel Technology, and Management Department in the Wilson College of Textiles at North Carolina State University.

  • 11:35 am ~ 12:15 pm: MOTIF - Going 3D: Opportunities and Challenges
    Jill Coleman - VP Global Sales and Business Development

  • 12:15 pm ~ 1:25 pm: LUNCH BREAK
    (Light lunch catering provided by SSUSA)

  • 1:30 pm ~ 2:10 pm: MITSUFUJI - TBA
    Rina Tokunaga - Sales Division

  • 2:15 pm ~ 2:55 pm: Drexel University - Transdisciplinary Engagement and Collaboration to create Innovative Textile Systems
    Genevieve Dion - Director, PA FDC; Director, CFF; Professor, Design Westphal College

  • 3:00 pm ~ 3:30 pm: SHIMA SEIKI U.S.A. - New Machine Introduction
    Matt Llewellyn - Vice President

  • 3:35 pm ~ 4:15 pm: FLEX - Automated, Customizable Soft Systems Engineering with 3D Knitting
    Allison Bowles - Sr. Textile Design Engineer

  • 4:20 pm ~ 5:00 pm: Tailored Industry - TBA
    Alex Tschopp - Co-Founder & CEO, Kady Gray - Co-Founder & Director of Operations

Getting There

  • Please note, if you are traveling by car, parking spaces are limited.
  • If you plan to drive here, parking is available at $20/day on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  • Otherwise, we highly recommend that you stay in the DTLA area, and take a taxi or a car service.


Due to popular demand, we are hosting our 6th G3D (Global 3D Knitting) Seminar. This time, the theme will be centered around KNITify™ the World, which was announced during ITMA Barcelona earlier this year. Here we will showcase our latest knitovations (knit innovations), and feature keynote speakers across various industries that are changing the world into knits, or KNITifying the World. We will also be holding knit(net)working seminar for you to speak with industry experts to help inspire your next knit development. Please note capacity is limited. RSVP before tickets are gone.

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2301 E 7th St

Suite A350

Los Angeles, CA 90023

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