CfP: Sustainable Fashion in a Circular Economy -Seminar and Doctoral Colloquium

October 11 -12, 2017 Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Finland
Fashion/Textile FUTURES Research Group

Welcome to participate and construct a network of researchers, designers, practitioners and PhD students from different disciplines around fashion in a circular economy.

The Aalto University is organizing a one-day interdisciplinary seminar aiming to open new views into sustainable fashion in the circular economy context. New perspectives will be provided, how to see circularity as a design and business asset based on systems thinking in the sustainable development context. Furthermore existing business examples will be provided. International experts will provide the newest knowledge from design for circular economy and how to use this knowledge in the fashion and textile sector. The seminar will consist of presentations, a poster session, an exhibition and networking event.

Speakers
Professor Kirsi Niinimäki, Aalto University, Finland Sustainable Fashion in a Circular Economy; a Need for Systemic Change

Professor Cosette Armstrong, Oklahoma State University, USA:
Digital Collaborative Clothing Consumption and the Circular Economy: A Research Agenda

Professor Ulla Ræbild, Design School Kolding, Denmark How to design garments for a subscription service?

Research Associate Sara Han, Manchester Fashion Institute, UK Circular Economy Fashion Strategies

Chairman Rolf Heimann, Hessnatur Foundation, Germany Sustainability as a value driver

Founder and Director Ruari Mahon, Loughlin Joseph, USA Promoting Circular Economy Practices through Consumer Engagement

Fashion Designer Ina Budde, Design for Circularity, Germany Design for Circularity – Product and System Innovation for a circular future of fashion

Lecturer Claudia Henninger, University of Manchester, UK Sharing is caring… or so they say – Exploring the role of ownership and its implications for swapping in the fashion industry

CEO Ann Runnel, Reserve Resources
The Undiscovered Business Potential of Production Leftovers within Global Fashion Supply Chains: Creating a Digitally Enhanced Circular Economy.

Date
11th of October 2017
Place
Aalto University, Hämeentie 135C, Helsinki, Finland Time 9-17, +networking event and exhibition 17-20 Last

Booking Date for this Event 20th of September 2017 through link https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sustainable-fashion-in-circular-economy-seminar-tickets-35749976141
Costs
The seminar is free of charge, but no show will be billed with 95€ More information http://ftfutures.aalto.fi/sustainable-fashion-in-a-circular-economy-seminar-11102017/

CALL FOR SUSTAINABLE FASHION DOCTORAL COLLOQUIUM 12.10.2017 A VIEW PLACES LEFT

The Sustainable Fashion Doctoral Colloquium provides doctoral students the opportunity to present their work to senior faculty and engage with one another in a setting that is relatively informal but that allows for the fullest of intellectual exchanges. Students receive feedback on their research from Professor Cosette Armstrong, Professor Ulla Ræbild, Lecturer Claudia Henninger, Professor Kirsi Niinimäki and student peers.

Applications to participate in the Doctoral Colloquium are encouraged from doctoral students in the sustainable fashion field. We are seeking broad representation under topic sustainable fashion. Possible topics include, but are not limited:
1. Design for longevity
2. Design for services
3. Design for re-use in manufacture
4. Design for material recovery

Date: 12/10/2017
Location: Aalto University, Hämeentie 135C, Helsinki, Finland To apply for Doctoral Colloquium Submit by 16th of September to essi.karell@aalto.fi
– A research summary of your work (1000 words)
– A brief description of your research stage
– Your name
– Affiliation/University
– Email
– Phone number

(Notification of acceptance by 20rd of September. Places are limited.) More info: http://ftfutures.aalto.fi/call-for-sustainable-fashion-doctoral-colloquium/

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