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FIT to host four-day seminar on Sustainability in Fashion
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Apr '14
The Fashion Institute of Technology presents – ‘Sustainability in Fashion and Textiles’ a four-day series of lectures, discussions, site visits, and hands-on workshops focusing on sustainability and technology in fashion and textiles. 
 
To be held from June 16-19, 2014, it is an intensive, four-day summer series of lectures, discussions, site visits, and hands-on workshops focusing on sustainability and technology in fashion and textiles. 
 
Designed for industry professionals as well as academics wishing to broaden their understanding of sustainability and how to support its integration into the industry, this interdisciplinary program will be important for designers, technologists, educators, and those involved in creation or production, as well as those seeking greater business and professional knowledge.
 
The presenters are thought leaders in the field who provide current information, hands-on experiences, and fresh perspectives. Sessions have a broad-based focus on the business of fashion and sustainability from both corporate and SME (small and medium-sized enterprises) viewpoints, giving participants from all areas of the fashion and textile industry an opportunity to deepen their knowledge and expand their outlook. 
 
A diverse range of offerings lets participants choose workshops suited to their own interests. They will leave with a new understanding of a vibrant industry that stands at the intersection of design, technology, and business.
 
Designed for industry professionals, as well as academics wishing to broaden their understanding of sustainability and how to support its integration into the industry, this interdisciplinary program is important for designers, technologists, and educators, as well as those seeking greater business and professional knowledge.
 
Topics include: Life Cycle Assessment; World Fiber Consumption; Alternative Fabrics and Fibers; Sustainable Fibers in the Textile Supply Chain; Quality Assurance; and Cause-Related Marketing.
 

Fashion Institute of Technology


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