Keynote Speakers

  • Sanjay Garg
    Sanjay Garg

    Founder, Raw Mango

  • Uma Prajapati
    Uma Prajapati

    Fashion Designer, Activist, Entrepreneur, and Founder & Creative Director of Upasana

Speakers

  • Ruma Devi
    Ruma Devi

    Traditional Handicraft Artisans, President, Gramin Vikas Evam Chetna Sansthan, Barmer (Raj.)

  • Mahavir Sharma
    Mahavir Sharma

    Chairman, TiE Global Board of Trustees, TiE India Angels and RAIN (Rajasthan Angels)

  • Commodore Vijay Chaturvdei
    Commodore Vijay Chaturvdei

    General Secretary, International Foundation for Fashion Technology Institutes (IFFTI)

  • Prof. Ian King
    Prof. Ian King

    Prof. of Aesthetics & Management, Research Initiatives, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, England

  • Prof. Annick Schramme
    Prof. Annick Schramme

    Former President, European Network on Cultural Management & Policy (ENCATC), Academic Director, Knowledge Community Creative Industries Antwerp Management School, University of Antwerp, Belgium

  • Dr. Dirk Reynders
    Dr. Dirk Reynders

    Director, Amsterdam Fashion Institute (AMFI), Faculty of Digital Media & Creative Industries, University of Applied Sciences, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Vikram Joshi
    Vikram Joshi

    Textile Historian, Owner Rangotri Exports & Director

  • Mukesh Gupta
    Mukesh Gupta

    Chief Executive, Morarka Foundation

  • Sonalika Sahay
    Sonalika Sahay

    Fashion Model & Founder- Stylearrest

  • Pratima Pandey
    Pratima Pandey

    Fashion Designer, Label Prama by Pratima Pandey

Workshops

  • Garment Pattern Technique

    Anuj Sharma
    Anuj Sharma

    Fashion Designer, Label Button Masala

  • Dyeing techniques

    Brij ballabh Udaiwal
    Brij ballabh Udaiwal

    Master Craftsman

Research Paper Presenters

Change makers - Innovative Fashion Business Models

  • Antonella Petrecca
    Antonella Petrecca

    Graduate, Interdepartmental Center Sapienza Design Research, Architecture Faculty – Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

  • Gianni Denaro
    Gianni Denaro

    PhD student, Department of Planning, Design & Technology of Architecture, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy

  • Pirjo Seddiki
    Pirjo Seddiki

    Principal Lecturer, University of Applied Sciences/ Design, Finland

  • Sam Chandrasekara
    Sam Chandrasekara

    Programme Leader BA Hons., Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

  • Victoria Eskdale
    Victoria Eskdale

    Lecturer, Fashion Business Management, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

  • M.A. Tarja Saari
    M.A. Tarja Saari

    Senior Lecturer, Häme University of Applied Sciences, Finland

  • Mara Debora Costa
    Mara Debora Costa

    Consultora De Estilo Consciente, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

  • Marina Santa Helena
    Marina Santa Helena

    University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

New Technologies & New Paradigms - Stories of Transformation

  • Anshu Singh
    Anshu Singh

    B.Des, NIFT, India

  • Chinouk Filique
    Chinouk Filique

    Design Researcher & Critical Fashion Practitioner, Netherlands

  • Ishan Khosla
    Ishan Khosla

    Visual Artist, Designer and Cultural Researcher

  • Galina Mihaleva
    Galina Mihaleva

    Associate Professor, School of Art, Design and Media, Nayang Technological University, Singapore

  • Katharina Sand
    Katharina Sand

    Parsons Paris, The New School, France

  • Dr. Kirsten Scott
    Dr. Kirsten Scott

    Programme Leader for PG Fashion Design, Istituto Marangoni, UK

  • Kiran Vajpey
    Kiran Vajpey

    Program Leader, Domus Academy Milano, Italy

  • Simonetta Buffo
    Simonetta Buffo

    Lecturer, Istituto Marangoni , Milano, Italy

  • Prof. Vandana Bhandari
    Prof. Vandana Bhandari

    Professor & Former Dean, NIFT, New Delhi, India

Disruption & Innovation in Fashion - Academia & Industry.

  • Dr Sarah O’Hana
    Dr Sarah O’Hana

    Lecturer, Birmingham City University, UK

  • Elisabeth Pfahl
    Elisabeth Pfahl

    American Artist & Designer

  • Marion HA Lean
    Marion HA Lean

    Researcher, Royal College of Art, London, UK

  • Nishant Sharma
    Nishant Sharma

    Associate Professor, NIFT, Kannur

  • Rebecca Hannon
    Rebecca Hannon

    Associate Professor, Divion of Craft, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Canada

  • Susanne Goetz
    Susanne Goetz

    Asst. Chair, Deptt. Of Textile and
    Surface Dsign, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, USA

  • Shalini Gupta
    Shalini Gupta

    Head of Department Styling and Beauty, Pearl Academy, India

Myths to Meaning - Narratives Towards Sustainable Futures

  • Adrien Roberts
    Adrien Roberts

    Director of Education, Academia Costume & Moda, Roma, Italy

  • Andrea Zapp
    Andrea Zapp

    Senior Research Fellow in Impact, Creative Technologies and Textile, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

  • Dr. Julie King
    Dr. Julie King

    Deputy Dean, Faculty of Creative Industries, University of South Wales, Cardiff, UK

  • Debora Tognini de Freitas
    Debora Tognini de Freitas

    University De Sao Paulo USP Leste,
    Brazil

  • Professor Eiluned Edwards
    Professor Eiluned Edwards

    Professor, Global Cultures of Textiles and Dress, Nottingham Trent University, UK

  • Ioana Corduneanu
    Ioana Corduneanu

    Architect, Founder & President of
    Semne Cusute Association, Romania

  • Julia Valle Noronha
    Julia Valle Noronha

    Associate Professor, Estonia Academy of Arts, Estonia

  • Nicoletta Morozzi
    Nicoletta Morozzi, Fashion Scientific Advisor, NABA (A)

    Advisory Board & Senior Lecturer, NABA,
    Italy Member of the Superior Council of Cultural Heritage Ministry

  • Piret Puppart
    Piret Puppart

    Professor and Head of Department, Fashion, Estonian Academy of Arts

  • Robert Burton
    Robert Burton

    Head of Dept. (Design, Built and Natural Enviorment) Teesside University, UK

  • Siddhali Doshi
    Siddhali Doshi

    Fashion Forecaster, Symbiosis Inst. Of Design

  • Smruti Mahapatra
    Smruti Mahapatra

    Ph.d Student Apparel Design, Fiber Sciences and Apparel Design, Cornell University, NewYork, USA

  • Terry Newman
    Terry Newman

    Sr. Lecturer, University for the Creative Arts, Epsom, UK

  • Veronica Manlow
    Veronica Manlow

    Associate Professor,
    Department of Management, Koppelman School of Business, Brooklyn

  • Vikki Haffenden
    Vikki Haffenden

    Dept. of Fashion Textiles, School of Art, University of Brighton, UK