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Innov_ex 2012

The growing number of Rohantime readers with a deep interest in outdoor gear and innovation will find the upcoming conference  The Innovation Journey Continues at Lancaster University Management School of great interest.

Innov_ex is the brainchild of Karrimor founder Mike Parsons – think Karrimat, KSBs and more – and Lancaster University academic Mary Rose, and has been running the conference for no fewer than ten years. It has built up a great reputation for looking deeper into topics of interest to the industry with particular reference to sustainability and innovation.

This year’s conference , is sponsored by Pertex and supported by The Textile Institute and takes place over two days on 18-19 April at Lancaster University Management School and is themed ‘The Innovation Journey Continues‘.

Check out the Agenda some really interesting topics including:

Focus on how SMART technologies are moving towards the mainstream and implications for outdoor products for all ages.
What SMART footwear means for the outdoors.
Social Hiking – shareyouradventure.comMobile apps, the outdoors and social media.
Exclusive interview with David Brailsford British cycling’s performance director, highlights the sport’s extensive innovation.
More on sustainable design, re-use and recycling.

More details, latest news, assorted blogs and some fascinating associated reading at

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