Fashionology summit in Dhaka Feb 12 | 2018-01-24 |

Fashionology summit in Dhaka Feb 12

Staff Correspondent     24 January, 2018 12:00 AM printer

Top experts on apparel technology, innovation and automation from the around the world are likely to attend Bangladesh Fashionology Summit to be held in Dhaka on February 12, 2018.

A total of 17 renowned experts from 10 countries of the world are participating in the first ever fashion and tech summit to discuss about the latest apparel products, technology and innovation that will lead the future of the industry.

The summit will focus on issues – Factory of the Future, Virtual Reality and Digitalization of Supply Chain, Fashion Tech and Sustainable Innovation, and Mass Customization and on Demand Manufacturing.

The organiser of the summit Bangladesh Apparel Exchange (BAE) is also going to arrange the first ever Digital Tech Fashion Show during the event.

In the fashion show some of the most creative and innovative fashion design with digital and tech twists brought from around the world will be displayed.

The BAE is also going to exhibit the operation of Cobots (Collaborative Robots), the robots who can work along with human to achieve better efficiency during this fashion and tech summit.

The founder and CEO of Bangladesh Apparel Exchange (BAE) Mostafiz Uddin said, “By organising the Bangladesh Fashionology Summit we endeavour to bridge the gap between the present and future of Bangladesh apparel and textile industry through technology, innovation and knowledge sharing”.

“We are bringing together under one roof the most inspiring and innovative thinkers from across the globe to initiate the much-needed conversations around technology, digitalization and innovation in the apparel and fashion industry”, he added.

Leading scholars from across the world will share their expert opinions includes Jonathan Zornow who invented Sewbo, the robot to sewing a garment;  Pradeep David, General Manager of Universal Robots South Asia who is the pioneer of the concept of Cobots -- the robots who can work along with human to achieve better efficiency;  Vikas Raykar, the research scientist and expert on Cognitive Fashion at IBM Watson.