Wednesday 02 November 2016
University of Huddersfield - 13.45 to 18.00 (Registration from 12.45)

ASBCI is delighted to announce its student conference at the University of Huddersfield on 2nd November 2016 'FASHION (R)EVOLUTION'

Cost to members is £20 and £35 for non-members.

Confirmed speaker organisations are:  

Pretty Little Thing, Lectra, Smiffys, Debenhams, Marks & Spencer, R H Smith & Sons (Smiffys)


**There are a couple of spaces left, so feel free to come along as payment can be taken at registration - Please call 01422 354666 to let us know**  

If you have any other queries or wish to book your place online, please complete the booking form and pay via PayPal or email [email protected] or call 01422 354666.


12.45 - 13.45       Registration

13.45 - 13.50      Start - Introduction from Alan Cannon Jones, Chairman ASBCI Student Membership   Committee; Board Member and Trustee CapitB

13.50 - 14.20

'Quality First - a day in the life of a retail brand' - Debenhams - Fiona Graham (Head of Quality Assurance) & Elina Mackevica (Assistant Garment Technologist)

14.20 - 14.50

'Clicking with the Consumer - an insight into the success of an online retailer' Pretty Little Thing - Laura Purcell (Assistant Merchandiser)

14.50 - 15.20

'The Mighty M&S - Innovation today' Marks and Spencer - Paschal Little (Head of Innovation and Quality for Womenswear, Lingerie and Beauty)

15.20 - 15.35

Presentation of the ASBCI 2016 Dissertation Prize sponsored by Marks and Spencer presented by Paschal Little (Head of Innovation and Quality for Womenswear, Lingerie and Beauty)

15.35 - 16.20 - Complementary Refreshments

16.20 - 16.50

'The Fashion Market now and the future - focus on PLM' Lectra - Elizabeth Brandwood (Marketing Manager) & Kevin Li (Business Consultant)

16.50 - 17.20

Dangerous Fashion' RH Smith and Sons (Smiffys) - Cat Steeples (Senior Technologist)

17.20 - 17.50

'The Readymade Garment Industry in Bangladesh - Prospects & Challenges' Prof. Dr. Engr. Ayub Nabi Khan (Pro Vice Chancellor BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology (BUFT)

17.50 - 18.00 - Closing Comments

18.00 - Close

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