New York
February 14, 2013 | #DFNYC
The first Fashion + Tech event in the Tents

New York
The Fashion Hackathon Finale
See Top Fashion Hacks revealed on the Runway


9:00 am
Registration & Networking
10:00 am
The New Definition of “Commerce”:
E-Commerce & M-Commerce
The lines between e-commerce, mobile commerce and in-store shopping are blurring. Hear how brands, designers and startups utilize and merge various platforms.
Shauna Mei, Founder, AHAlife
Bryan Wolff, CFO, Bonobos
Farryn Weiner, Global Director of Social Media, Michael Kors Worldwide
Moderated by Lisa Green, Head of Industry Luxury & Retail, Google
10:30 am
Top Influencer Chat
A discussion on the benefits, challenges, and future developments of tech in fashion, and how the industry should adapt its traditions to make for more efficient businesses.
Uri Minkoff, Founder & CEO, Rebecca Minkoff
Philippe von Borries, Co-Founder, Refinery 29
Interviewed by Liz Bacelar & Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, Decoded Fashion
10:45 am
Fashion Keynote
Zac Posen, Fashion Designer
Interviewed by Scott Dadich, Editor-in-Chief, Wired
11:00 am
A Fab Business
How a $600 million company was built in less than two years.
Jason Goldberg, Founder & CEO,
Bradford Shellhammer, Founder & Chief Design Officer,
11:10 am
The Connected Closet:
A New Approach to Forecasting Trends
Rohan Deuskar, CEO/Co-Founder, Stylitics
11:15 am
Hackathon Pitches
The top three finalist teams of the World’s First Fashion Hackathon will pitch their apps to a panel of Fashion judges, who will determine which idea is the most inspiring to the industry. Winning team receives $10,000 cash prize and a launch supported by the Council of Fashion Designer of America.
Steven Kolb, CEO, CFDA
Zac Posen, Fashion Designer
Uri Minkoff, Founder & CEO, Rebecca Minkoff
Susan Lyne, Chairman, Gilt Groupe
Dirk Standen, Editor-in-Chief,
Master of Ceremonies: Candy Pratts Price, Contributing Editor,
11:50 am
Decoded Fashion Showcase, Part I:
Startups to Watch in 2013
Decoded Fashion presents two early-stage startups that promise to inspire the Fashion industry.
SayDuck • Kapture
Networking Break
Sponsored by FashionGPS with Fresh Juices by Juice Press.
12:30 pm
Fashion & Tech Discuss the Future
Glamour leads a discussion on how emerging technologies, video, blogging platforms and tablets are spurring fashion designers to use tech to reach consumers in new ways through such avenues as in-store retail technology, customer engagement tools, and social media.
Kevin Kollenda, Founder, Two Hustlers
Coco Rocha, Super Model
Valentine Uhovski, Fashion Evangelist, Tumblr
Moderated by Cindi Leive, Editor-in-Chief, Glamour
12:55 pm
Hackathon Winners Revealed
1:05 pm
Decoded Fashion Showcase, Part II:
Startups to Watch in 2013
Decoded Fashion presents three early-stage startups that promise to inspire the Fashion industry.
Fashion.Me • Cinematique • Glossi
1:20 pm
Tech Keynote
Dennis Crowley, Founder, Foursquare
Interviewed by Meredith Melling Burke, Senior Market Editor, Vogue
1:35 pm
Fashion In 3-D
The rise in prevalence of 3-D printing has led to new methods of production and the ability to create items that could never be made by the human hand. Learn pros and cons of the technology, its potential for Fashion, and how an American designer incorporated it into a Fall 2013 collection.
Carine Carmy, Director of Marketing, Shapeways
Kimberly Ovitz, Fashion Designer
Markus Ferrigato, Head of Innovation, Swarovski Professional
Moderated by Nicholas Thompson, Editor,
1:55 pm
Closing Remarks
2:00 pm
Cocktails by Fashion.Me
US Launch of Fashion.Me, Brazil’s Largest Fashion Social Network
Hosted by Beca Alexander, Curator-in-Chief of with Snacks by Juice Press + Champagne