L'uniforme intelligent pour un travailleur en sécurité

Smart Workwear for a Safe Workforce

10 mai 2018 | Centre Phi, Montréal

May 10th 2018 | Phi Centre, Montreal

Do not miss the 4th edition of Wear It Smart,
Montreal symposium about smart garments,
organized by Vestechpro


*Note : Simultaneous interpretation will be available


8:30 am - 9:00 am     Registration (light breakfast)

9:00 am  - 9:15 am

Vestechpro Introduction

9:15 am - 9:30 am

Future Trends in Occupational Health and Safety (French)

Marie Larue, CEO, IRSST

9:30 am - 9:50 am

Integrating personal protective equipment (PPE) and wearable technology (English)
Dr. Alexander Bradley, DuPont Protection Solutions

9:50 am - 10:10 am

Sizing Systems and Anthropometric Data in the Design of Smart Wearables for Workers (English)
Linsey Griffin, Assistant Professor of Wearable Product Design, University of Minnesota

10:10 am - 10:30 am

 Hearing Protection at the Age of IoT (French)

Jérémie Voix , Associate Professor, École de technologie supérieure

10:30 am - 11:00 am     Coffee break

11:00 am - 11:20 am

Wearable personal thermal management for extreme cold through Silver nanowire and Hydrogel coated textiles (English)
Elizabeth Hirst, Research Chemist, US Army Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center

11:20 am - 12:00 pm 

PANEL : Points of views of experts in Environment, Health & Safety (French)

12:00 pm - 1:40 pm     Lunch break

1:40 pm - 2:00 pm

 Digital Transformation of Enterprises (French)

Pierre Dessureault , Marketing Advisor, MESI

2:00 pm - 2:20 pm

Strategic positioning of smart clothing in the context of Industry 4.0 (French)

Louis Rivest, professor, École de technologie supérieure

2:20 pm - 2:40 pm

Case Study : Ford SafeCap (English)

Icaro de Abreu, Head of digital and innovation, Global Team Blue (GTB) - WPP

2:40 pm - 3:00 pm

Early Warning: smart wearables, analytics & leading indicators (English)

Campbell Macdonald, CEO, Proxxi

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm      Coffee break

3:30 pm - 3:50 pm

The safety shoe at the core of the worker's connected equipment  (French)

Mathieu Destrian, CEO, Intellinium

3:50 pm - 4:10 pm

The irreplaceable role of the human worker in a digitized industry (English)

Jonas Girardet, COO and founder, ProGlove

4:10 pm - 4:50 pm

PANEL : Connected solutions (English)

Hosted by: Sergio Escobar (Founder Institute)

Guests: Mathieu Destrian (Intellinium), Jonas Girardet (ProGlove),

Nick Laperle (EERS), Campbell Macdonald (Proxxi)

4:50 pm - 5:00 pm  

Closing conference





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How to get there?


The Phi Centre is a 5-minute walk from the Square-Victoria—OACI and Place-d’Armes metro stations (orange line).

If you come by car, parking lots are available close to the venue. You can also book your parking spot in advance. 


407 Saint-Pierre Street
Montreal QC H2Y 2M3