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FEI Conference: The one Constant is Change

Location:
Out of the Blue, 36 Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh, EH6 8RG
Date(s):
23 March 2011 10:00-17:00

Fashioning and Ethical Industry* (FEI) Conference

An event for fashion and textile tutors and students

The production, consumption and marketing of fashion in the future will look very different.  Can we transform the way we design, make and relate to fashion so that the industry is ethical and sustainable? Introducing exciting new approaches, this event will equip Scotland’s fashion & textile tutors and students with ideas for engaging in this emerging area.

A day of presentations, workshops and discussions with contributions from:

High Street Retailer // New Look
Victoria McQuillan // Online Ethical Store - Think Boutique
Kate Fletcher // Slow Fashion Pioneer
Kate and Fi Mackay // Edinburgh-based Design Duo
Tania Pramschufer // PR Company - Handupmedia
Nuran Gulenc // Garment Worker Advocate

Places are free for fashion & textile tutors and students and £25 for other interested parties.

* Fashioning an Ethical Industry works with HE and FE fashion courses to support the integration of sustainability and ethics into teaching and learning. DFID are currently supporting FEI to share their expertise and experience with universities and colleges in Scotland and develop a self-sustaining Network. With the support from FEI the Network hosts events, develops resources and shares best practice related to corporate social responsibility in the fashion industry  www.fashioninganethicalindustry.org  and http://ethicalfashionforum.ning.com/group/scottishnetwork

Website:
http://www.fashioninganethicalindustry.org/newsandevents/events/conference2011

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