PREVIOUS EVENT

AGENDA

A Pioneer Events

Apparel and Fashion Industry is on the cusp of a huge transformation and disruption enabled by digital and technological advances sweeping the entire business and consumer expectations landscape. Bangladesh Fashionology Summit is a pioneer initiative at bringing together the Apparel and fashion industry innovation ecosystem from around the globe in one Place. The event promises to be an ultimate platform for discovery, networking, learning and inspiration.

Our Mission

Our mission is to facilitate the much needed modern, innovative, technology driven apparel manufacturing and supply chain conversations and build a community of industry leaders and innovators who will help to guide our nation to transform into a 'next-generation' manufacturing hub enabled by digital and technological advancements.

Our Method

The ideas and discussions will be brought closer ton reality by an exhibition in parallel hosting a diverse range of forward-thinking exhibitors. All the key stakeholders of Bangladesh apparel and textile industry are going to gather at Bangladesh Fashionology Summit to discuss, show and tell the latest products, technologies and innovations that will shape the future of the industry.

First Edition: Schedule and Speakers

09:00AM - 09:35AM

REGISTRATION

09:36AM - 09:45AM

WELCOME REMARKS

 

09:45AM - 11:15AM

SESSION # 01: FACTORY OF THE FUTURE

AUTOMATION/ ROBOTICS/ MECHANOTRICS/ COBOTS CONNECTED FACTORIES/ SMART FACTORIES CYBER SECURITY AND DIGITAL HYGIENE VITURAL PROTOTYPING.

FREDERIC GAILLARD

Vice President

Product Marketing, Cutting Room LECTRA

JONATHAN ZORNOW

Inventor

Sewbo Inc

PRADEEP DAVID

General Manager

South Asia, Universal Robots UNIVERSAL ROBOTS

SHUUICHI UTENA

Industrial Engineer

Juki Corporation Japan

SONIA BASHIR KABIR

Managing Director

Microsoft Bangladesh

11:15AM - 11:30AM

TEA BREAK

11:30AM - 12:45PM

SESSION # 02: VIRTUAL PROTOTYPING AND DIGITALIZATION OF THE APPAREL SUPPLY CHAIN

Changing Customer Expectations are forcing the traditional fashion business models to re-think and change their business especially so when they feel the threat from tech savvy heavy weights like Amazon and young start-ups like Shoes of Prey, Unmade, Farfetched etc. with innovative ways to service the customers and provide newer and elevated levels of customer experiences, giving the customer what they want, when they want and where they want. The Focus is on being business to customer focused throughout the value chain - its B2C and no more B2B2C. Explore and Discover the tools, technologies that are enabling this transition - 3D printing / Additive Manufacturing or 3D printed seamless whole garments knitting machines. We hope to bring together under one roof some of the sharpest minds and most innovative thinkers to initiate the much-needed conversations around newer mass customization models.

SPEAKERS:

DAVID BIRNBAUM

Garment Guru
Transfer Pricing expert and strategic advisor to World Bank

Birnb?um & Father

MAGNUS SUNDGREN

Chief Technology Officer

Eton Systems

RAM SAREEN

CEO / Coach / Founder

TU KATECH

SUNIL SHEWAKRAMANI

Executive Vice President

Li 8. Fung India Pvt Ltd

VIKAS C. RAYKAR

Research Scientist

IBM Research

12:45PM - 01:45PM

SESSION # 03: FASHION TECH & SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION

We can thank our stars that our next generation cares about the environment. They make their purchase decisions based on their deepest held value systems. If you are brand or a product that pollutes or harms the earth, forget about being able to sell a lot to a whole lot of these eco conscious and aware customers. More brands are now paying heed to sustainability and environmental impact of their products and the whole apparel eco-system is buzzing with innovations. Join the conversations and discover the latest technologies, innovations, products focused on saving water, saving re sources and the planet. Bio Fibers, Waterless dyeing, Converting waste to brand new fibers. It's all happening here.

SPEAKERS:

AMANDA COSCO

Founder

Electric Runway

EVA VAN DER BRUGGE

Innovation Manager

Raw materials, dyeing 8. finishing

MUCHANETA KAPFUNDE

Founder and Editor

Chief of FashNerd Magazine covering fashiontech

PIM KNEEPKENS

Innovation Manager

Cut-Make-Trim

01:45PM - 02:45PM

LUNCH BREAK

02:45PM - 03:30PM

SESSION # 04: MASS CUSTOMIZATION & ON DEMAND MANUFACTURING


It is not difficult anymore to visualize a fashion designer fiddling with wires and circuits in addition to fabrics, textures, silhouettes. Fashion and Technology fusion is gaining a steady and firm foothold in the apparel and fashion industry. From technology giants like Google and apparel giants like Levi's collaborating to develop conductive denim fabric via project Jacquard, the Commute Jacket is not the stuff of a science fiction, but a jacket that was launched for customers to buy as part for Spring Summer 2017 collection!! Smart Sensors to monitor heart rate, sweat rate, conductive threads and LED lit up clothing, membranes to measure and monitor moisture wicking added to clothing, customized displays on clothing which change colors in response to your emotions, or even clothing that transmits 'hugs' electronically. Explore the new age fashion which is a fine blend of engineering and aesthetics as we bring the truly inspirational products and product makers to the Bangladesh Fashionology Summit.

SPEAKERS:

DANIT PELEG

Founder / Creative Director / Pioneer

3D Printed Fashion DANIT PELEG

MICHAEL T. FRALIX, PH.D.

President and CEO

Technology Evangelist SoftWear Automation

RICHARD OLIVER

CEO

THEUNSEEN

03:30PM - 03:45PM

TEA BREAK

04:00PM - 05:00PM

CLOSING SESSION

 
05:15PM - 05:30PM

FIRST EVER DIGITAL TECH RUNWAY SHOW IN BANGLADESH

What is a fashiontech event without a fashion show to show case the innovation and fusion of digital technology and fashion? We are bringing together from around the globe some of the most creative, innovative fashion designs with a digital and tech twist. Smart Wearables, 3D printed fashion, or LED illuminated apparel. You will find it all here. So be ready to be mesmerized and awe inspired by these next-gen fashion geeks!

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