Panel Discussion - What is Academia Doing to Overcome the Digital Skill Deficit and What Can Industry be Doing to Support Them?

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk-


What are the challenges within academia (technological, systemic, and psychological) to better education around new digital technologies and innovations?
How can industry best leverage the expertise of academia in exploring and making the transition to new technologies and innovations in the product development process?
What are the most exciting ways that new technologies can disrupt old habits and thinking, and support better product and more sustainable systems?
We endeavor to train students for a wide variety of positions yet have to choose what software is best for our budgets. What types of technology are taught in the university setting and why?
What corresponding skill sets should be provided so that students are prepared for internships/careers?
How is academia relevant to the world of fit?
How does academia tackle the integration of different technologies in order to simulate the work flow?
How does academia seek industry partnerships and how are these fostered/developed?
Period27 Oct 2017
Event titleProduct Innovation Apparel Berlin 2017
: Discover the technologies disrupting the fashion, apparel and footwear industry
Event typeConference
LocationBerlin, GermanyShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational