Sustainable & Responsible Fashion: Creativity, Design and implications for innovation in production, consumption and supply systems

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Description

This event brings together academics and practitioners of sustainable & responsible fashion to discuss and debate current issues in relation to the design, production and consumption of fashion & textiles. The first half of the afternoon will commence with a talk by Dr Helen Goworek, Lecturer in Creative Marketing at the University of Leicester. The programme will involve breakout groups representing academia and industry to discuss questions on the present trends and future opportunities for sustainable fashion & textiles. Feedback, conclusions, future directions and their implications will be gathered together in plenary, before Bleue Wickham-Burnham, Head of Sustainability & Assistant Store Manager at Oliver Spencer concludes the afternoon with a keynote talk in the importance of product footprint in the fashion industry.

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When

1st May 2019, 12:00 - 16:00 (including lunch)

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Who Should Attend

The event will be of interest to academics, practitioners and students in the fields of sustainability, ethics, responsible and social enterprise and fashion.

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Benefits of Attendance

- Gain insights into the key issues in sustainable and responsible fashion
- Bring academics and industry participants together to discuss pertinent issues in relation to the past, present and future of fashion
- Develop understanding in innovation in production, consumption and supply systems of fashion
- Discover areas of collaboration in the development of sustainable and responsible fashion among participants

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Location

Manchester Metropolitan University Business School
Oxford Road, M15 6BH
Manchester, UK

Room TBC

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Provider Information

Manchester Metropolitan University SEEG and BAM Sustainable and Responsible Business SIG

The Sustainable and Ethical Enterprise Group (SEEG) is at the forefront of sustainability and responsibility research & teaching within Manchester Metropolitan University's Faculty of Business and Law, also acting as an interdisciplinary bridge between our sister faculties in such as Science & Engineering.

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Contact

For specific information about this event please contact the workshop facilitator(s): 
Dr. Konstantina Skritsovali, 
Email: k.skritsovali@mmu.ac.uk
Phone: 0161 247 3698

For general enquiries please contact Linh Dang at the BAM Office on +44(0)2073837770, or at eventsofficer@bam.ac.uk

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Event Fee 

The event is free of charge

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Registration

22nd April 2019

If you are not a BAM member and would like to join BAM or find out more about the benefits of being a BAM member, please go to BAM membership.
 

 

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Cancelation Policy - Should you wish to cancel your place, you will receive a full refund if your cancelation is made 4 weeks prior to the event. After this, full payment will be required.  BAM reserves the right to cancel the event if there are not enough people to justify running the workshops.
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1st May 2019   to   4:00 PM
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Contact For more information on this event please contact the BAM Office on +44(0)2073837770, or at eventsofficer@bam.ac.uk.
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