The workshop participants come from varied fields and backgrounds and have been specially invited to facilitate rich discussions.

Mike Anusas – Teaching Fellow – University of Strathclyde

Douglas Atkinson – Innovation Research Fellow – London College of Fashion

Yemi Awosile – Textile Designer – Open School East

Dr. Camille Baker – Lecturer School of Engineering and Design – Brunel University London

Zowie Broach – Head of Fashion – Royal College of Art

Bushra Kelsey Burge – Artist and Designer

Alice Clough – PhD candidate – Nottingham Trent University

Melissa Coleman – PhD candidate – Goldsmiths

Brian Condon – Co-Director, Networks and Outreach – C4CC

Elizabeth Corbin – MA student Materials Anthropology Design, Researcher – Institute of Making

Fiona Curran – PhD candidate, Lecturer – Slade School of Fine Art / Royal College of Art

Chris EbbertSenior Lecturer Product Design – Nottingham Trent University

Julian Ellis – Proprietor – Ellis Developments

Dr. Karen Gaskill – Curator – Crafts Council

Berit Greinke – PhD candidate – Queen Mary University of London

Ruby Hoette – Lecturer in Design (Fashion and Textiles) – Goldsmiths

Clare Johnston – Professor and Head of Programme, Textiles – Royal College of Art

Anthony Kent – Professor of Fashion Marketing – Nottingham Trent University

Dr. Sarah KettleySenior Lecturer Product Design – Nottingham Trent University

Brian Loudon – Product designer – Loud 1 Design

Dr. Eleanor Morgan – Research Fellow – Slade School of Fine Art

Prof. Raymond Oliver – Professor in Interactive Materials – Northumbria University / P3i

Younghee Park – Fashion Knitwear & Textile DesignNottingham Trent University

Bruna Petreca – PhD candidate – Royal College of Art

Dr. Rachel Philpott – Lecturer in Textiles – Loughborough University

Anna Piper – PhD candidate – Nottingham Trent University

Susan Postlethwaite – Course Director MA Fashion Futures – London College of Fashion

Roy Mohan Shearer – Freelance designer / maker / engineer – Zero Waste Design

Rhian Solomon – Research Assistant – Nottingham Trent University

Prof. David Smith – Nottingham Business School – Nottingham Trent University

Lynn Tandler – PhD candidate – Northumbria University / P3i

Thomas Thwaites – Speculative Designer

Katherine Townsend – Principal Lecturer Fashion, knitwear and textile designNottingham Trent University

Madaleine Trigg – Performance Artist – C4CC

Mat Trivett – Producer – Near Now

Sarah Walker – PhD candidate – Nottingham Trent University

Annie Warburton – Creative Programmes Director – Crafts Council

Dr. Sarah Wilkes – Research manager – Institute of Making

Amy Winters – MPhil student (Textiles) – Royal College of Art