2nd Digital Fashion Innovation e-Symposium

28 – 29 June 2021

2nd Digital Fashion Innovation e-Symposium 2021

28 – 29 June 2021 | Online | 12:00 – 14:30 GMT
Manchester 13:00 – 15:30 BST | Beijing 20:00 – 22:30
New York 08:00 – 10:30 | Dhaka 18:00 – 20:30

You are cordially invited to participate in the DFI 2021 e-Symposium, an international virtual forum for the dissemination of research, innovation, creative practice and pedagogy surrounding digitalised fashion world and for the generation of new ideas and collaborations.

A partnership between Manchester Fashion Institute and the Textile Institute

The Textile Institute

The event covers the following topics, but are not limited to:

  • Digital Fashion Design and e-Prototyping
  • Digital Fashion Business and Promotion
  • Digital Human Modelling and VR/AR Technology
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Call for Papers/Presentations - NOW CLOSED

Contributions from established and early-career researchers, postgraduates, practitioners, makers, educators, academics, industry experts, professionals and students will be presented under the following topics:

Digital Fashion Design and e-Prototyping

  • Computer-aided Design (2D/3D)
  • Virtual Fashion Simulation and fit analysis
  • Digital pattern cutting, marker making, Zero-waste concept
  • Digital design for 3D printing

Digital Fashion Business and Promotion

  • E-Commerce for Fashion Business
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Product Life Cycle Management (PLM)
  • E-tools for Supply Chain, Sustainability and Transparency
  • Block chain technologies
  • Big Data
  • Artificial Intelligence for business applications

Digital Human Modelling and VR/AR Technology

  • Body Scanning, Sizing, Digital Anthropometry
  • Virtual Avatar, Animation and Digital twin for fashion
  • Virtual Reality (VR), Digital Fashion Mirror and Augmented Reality (AR) technology

Publication

  1. All accepted abstracts will be included in the “Digital Fashion Innovation 2021 Book of Abstracts” and published online.
  2. Shortlisted speakers will be invited to submit their full manuscripts for publication in the “Digital Fashion Innovation” special issue of the International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education.                      Submissions are now closed 

Registration Fees

Registration fees for all attendees are shown below:

Delegate and Speaker: £60
Student: £45

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Symposium Programme

Day 1
Monday 28 June 2021
12:00 – 14:30 GMT

Day 2
Tuesday 29 June 2021
12:00 – 14:30 GMT

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Technical Programme Committee

  • Professor Fiona Hackney, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Professor Alhussein Albarbar, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Dr Richard Kennon, University of Leeds
  • Dr Pammi Sinha, University of Leeds
  • Dr Abu Sadat Muhammad Sayem, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Dr Anthony Bukowski, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Dr Delia Vazquez, University of Manchester

Organising Committee

  • Dr Abu Sadat Muhammad Sayem, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Ms Anita Mitchell, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Dr Phoebe Apeagyei, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Dr Zhimin Chen, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Ms Stephanie Dick, The Textile Institute (www.textileinstitute.org)

Contact

Dr Abu Sadat Muhammad Sayem CTex FTI (Chair)
Manchester Fashion Institute
Telephone: +44 (0)161 247 2673
E-mail: dfi@mmu.ac.uk