Kicking off the Smart Fabrics Conference in San Francisco on April 23 is an E-Textiles Hack-A-Thon hosted by Sparkfun's Dia Campbell and Pearce Melcher. The workshop runs from 8am-12pm and looks like a great way to dive into wearable tech by getting your hands dirty. Dynamic Duo: Pearce Melcher and Dia Campbell of Sparkfun Curious to find out a bit more about the workshop and the ideas behind it, we caught up with Dia Campbell for a sneak preview. You're likely to have a wide range of people attending the Smart Fabrics Hack-A-Thon, from textile experts to electrical engineers to interaction designers. Do you have any tricks for working with the diverse range of people who attend an event like this?