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Global leading experts on apparel technology, innovation and automation will share experience to Bangladeshi apparel manufacturers to enrich them about latest trend at Bangladesh Fashionology Summit to be held in Dhaka.
The day long fashion tech summit on apparel industry will be held on February 12 at International Convention Center, Bashundhara in Dhaka.
Bangladesh Apparel Exchange (BAE), a non-profitble orgnisation to promote RMG sector, the organiser of the event is also going to arrange the first ever Digital Tech Fashion Show during the event.
Meanwhile, 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 summit is aimed at presenting the latest technology used in the clothing industry to make Bangladeshi Manufacturers familiar with it and to encourage them to go on use of it.
A total of 16 renowned speakers from 10 countries will participating the first ever fashion and tech summit to discuss about latest apparel products, technology and innovation that will shape the future of the industry.
In four seminars-Factory of the Future, Virtual Reality and Digitalization of Supply Chain, Fashion Tech and Sustainable Innovation and Mass Customization and on Demand Manufacturing, the Speakers will share their experience and knowledge to inform Bangladesh manufacturers.
The Founder and CEO of Bangladesh Apparel Exchange (BAE) Mr. Mostafiz Uddin said: "By organizing 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.
the experts and thinkers are Jonathan Zornow who invented Sewbo or the robot to sew a garment; Pradeep David, General Manager of Universal Robots South Asia and a pioneer of Cobotconcept, Vikas Raykar, an expert on Cognitive Fashion at IBM Watson, David Birnbaum, the Strategic Advisor to the World Bank, Sunil Shewakramani, the Executive Vice President of Li & Fung India Pvt Ltd, Muchaneta Kapfunde, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Fashnerd,
Michael T. Fralix, the President and CEO of [TC2], Frederic Gaillard, Vice President of Lectra, Ms. Danit Peleg, Founder and Creative Director of 3D Printed Fashion, Richard Oliver, CEO of Theunseen, Ram Sareen, Founder and CEO of Tukatech, Amanda Cosco, Founder of Electric Runway; Magnus Sundgren, Chief Technology Officer of Eton Systems; Sonia Bashir Kabir, Managing Director of Microsoft Bangladesh, Eva Van Der Brugge and Pim Kneepkens, Innovation Manager of Fashion for Good.  

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