Designers of Things Conference Returns December 2-3, 2015 in San Jose, CA

Now Accepting Abstracts from Designers and Developers on Wearable Tech, 3D Printing and the Internet of Things through July 2, 2015

Jun 4, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, June 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Designers of Things, dedicated to the designer and developer community involved in the exciting world of wearable tech, 3D printing, and the Internet of Things, today announced its Call for Abstracts (CFA) for its 2015 conference. The event will return for its second year and cover new aspects of the design, development and business of wearable tech, 3D printing and application of IoT. Designers of Things will take place December 2-3, 2015 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, CA. For more information and to submit your abstract by July 2, visit:

Designers of Things will take place December 2-3, 2015 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, CA.

This year's Designers of Things will dive even deeper into the constantly evolving IoT space as well as 3D printing innovations, with a special emphasis on the medical industry, one of the biggest platforms for IoT. Attendees will also have access to BioMed San Jose, an event focused on the emerging trends in medical device design that will run alongside Designers of Things 2015. For more information on BioMed San Jose, visit:

The Designers of Things Advisory Committee is seeking proposals for the following session formats:

Conference Sessions: 30-minutes

"How-to," informative style presentations that reveal new ways of thinking about and applying new technologies, plus tips and tricks, proven strategies and techniques for improving performance, reducing development time, cutting costs in the design/development process and building/expanding a business.

Intensive Sessions: 1 or 2 hours  

A comprehensive look at a specific topic as it relates to the topic areas. Submissions should include any special requirements needed to be effective (e.g. - additional equipment, power, etc.), projected demos or hands-on elements. 

Pitch Coaching & Workshop: 30-minutes

Proven entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and coaching professionals can join our team of "pitch coaches" and help the next round of startups get off the ground.

Priority will be given to ideas and submissions with applicability in the medical device, medical informatics and ehealth space.

Areas of Interest for 2016:

Internet of Things:

  • Developing for IoT Devices
  • Developing for Wearable Devices
  • Design Principles
  • Verticals
  • IoT and Wearable Connectivity.
  • The Business View of the IoT

3D Printing:

  • Beyond Prototyping
  • Designing in 3D
  • Networked Objects

Why Should You Be At DoT?
Speakers of Designers of Things will hit the stage in front of the industry's top decision makers, investors and influential media.  The event serves as the premier conference for all levels of the designer and developer community to gain key insight from top industry leaders.

"The Designers of Things audience is a group of top-notch professionals eager to lead and transform an already exciting industry," said Pamela Moore, SVP of Content and Strategy with UBM, PLC. "I can't wait to see the collaboration and innovation within the heart of investor territory at this year's event"

To stay up-to-date on the latest from Designers of Things 2015 and to submit your abstract by the July 2, 2015 deadline, visit:

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About Designers of Things
Designers of Things is a new conference produced by UBM that is dedicated to the revolutionary potential of Wearable Tech, 3D Printing and the Internet of Things (IoT), the business strategies and inventive people behind these technologies, and how they can successfully accelerate innovation to take their inspirations to the next level. Through in-depth educational programs, ground breaking technology demonstrations and unmatched networking opportunities, Designers of Things offers one of the most comprehensive and impactful meeting places for the technology design and development communities in the world. The event will run alongside BioMed San Jose ( an event focused on the emerging trends in medical device design. For more information, follow us on Twitter at @DoThingsCon

About UBM Canon
UBM Canon is the leading B-to-B event producer, publisher, and digital media company for the world's $3 trillion advanced, technology-based manufacturing industry. Our print and electronic products deliver trusted information to the advanced manufacturing market and leverage our proprietary 1.3 million name database to connect suppliers with buyers and purchase influencers. We produce more than 50 events and conferences in a dozen countries, connecting manufacturing professionals from around the globe.  UBM Canon is part of UBM plc (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B-to-B communities and markets.

Media Contact:
Kimberly Samra
Designers of Things Public Relations

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