Tim Gunn Returns to Speak at Gerber Ideation 2016
“Project Runway” star Tim Gunn will be speaking about the convergence of fashion and technology at Gerber Technology’s Ideation technology conference in Miami Beach, Fla.
This marks Gunn’s second time speaking at the event. Set for Sept. 28–30 at The Ritz-Carlton, the event will feature a conversation between Gunn and Gerber Technology Chief Executive Officer Mike Elia on “the role of technology in fashion and how businesses can leverage technology to enhance innovation and improve their competitive edge.”
In addition to serving as co-host and mentor on Lifetime fashion reality show “Project Runway,” Gunn is also one of the show’s producers. He has also served as fashion dean at Fifth & Pacific, chief creative officer at Liz Claiborne Inc., and as a member of the administration and faculty at Parsons School of Design, where he was design chair of the department of fashion design. He is also the author of several books, including “Tim Gunn: A Guide to Quality, Taste and Style”; “Gunn’s Golden Rules: Life’s Little Lessons for Making It Work”; "Tim Gunn’s Fashion Bible: The Fascinating History of Everything in Your Closet"; and "Tim Gunn: The Natty Professor: A Master Class on Mentoring, Motivating and Making It Work!”
In addition to Gunn and Elia’s discussion, Ideation will feature a series of panel discussions, breakout sessions and case studies, workshops and demonstrations, a fashion show, a customer appreciation event, and networking opportunities.
For more information or to register to attend, visit www.gerbertechnology.com/ideation2016.