On March 16-17 over 30 world fashion industry leaders from 12 countries will meet in the very center of Moscow to discuss contemporary trends and main challenges of the industry. During Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia the Central Exhibition Hall Manege will become the heart of the primary innovative fashion technologies.
International conference of Fashion Futurum, successfully launched last year at the initiative of the National chamber of fashion with the support of the Ministry of industry and trade of the Russian Federation and Department of culture of Moscow, will be devoted to the transformation of the fashion industry under the impact of scientific and technological revolution. Formats: panel discussions, sessions, round tables and master classes of leading experts will address the theme of confrontation between new media and glossy magazines, changing consumer behavior, e-Commerce features, the phenomenon of eco fashion world and other trends of fashion industry.
Karim Rashid (Designer, USA), Pascal Morand (Executive President of French Chamber of the Haute Couture and prêt-à-porter, France), Carlos Espinosa de los Monteros (Vice-President of Inditex Group, Spain), Michael Burke (Head of Industry (Fashion, Sports & Toys), Google, USA), Scott Emmons (Head of the innovation Lab, Neiman Marcus, USA), Danilo Venturi (Director of Polimoda, Italy), Covadonga O'Shea (Founder of ISEM Fashion Business School in Madrid, author of the best-seller ‘The Man from Zara’, Spain), Amanda Parks (Chief of Technology & Research at Manufacture NY, USA), Mark Jarvis (Forward Thinking and Creative Financial and Business Strategist at World Textile Information Network, Great Britain), Eddie Mullon (CEO at Launchmetrics, founder of Fashion GPS, USA), Marvin Liao (Partner, 500 Startups, USA), Giusi Bettoni (CEO, C.L.A.S.S. — Creativity Lifestyle And Sustainable Synergy, Italy) and other visionaries will become speakers and mentors in the Fashion Futurum Conference.
Together with the innovation center «SKOLKOVO» and the Agency of strategic initiatives of the national chamber of fashion holds a competition for innovative fashion startups. March 17 in the Fashion Futurum young team, proposing original solutions for the fashion industry, for the first time will present their ideas on the main fashion platform in the country, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia. To apply for participation at the link http://sk.ru/events/3422.aspx#.
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