The Future of Fashion Technology
Expo and Conference for Fashion Entrepreneurs
04-05, October 2023
ITC Gardenia, Bengaluru
FASHION TECH WEEK 2023 to be held on 4th & 5th October 2023 at the ITC Gardenia, Bengaluru, Bengaluru has been conceptualized as the ﬁrst ever-global Fashion Tech Platform in India for the fast-growing Indian Retail & Manufacturing market.
The way forward for fashion retailers, brands and manufacturers today is to deliver innovation with speed through digitalisation of the entire supply chain. Using AI & data analytics and social platforms to identify trends and learn more about consumer preferences, as also using AR/VR/3D rendering solutions to communicate design, increases the dynamicsyof collaborative effort between manufacturers and brands, to make decisions more quickly and manufacture products faster. Digitalising the entire supply chain from farm to consumer is the way forward to achieve long-term growth.
Fashion Tech Week (FTW) is a platform for all fashion technology providers to come together and talk Overview about ever-evolving innovations with the sector’s four key areas – retail, manufacturing, wearable and marketing. This event will not only offer an opportunity to the participants to network, discuss and showcase their technologies to the fashion industry but also gain knowledge
The global AI in fashion market size is expected to grow from US$ 228 million in 2019 to US$ 1, 260 million by 2024, at a CAGR of 40.8 percent.
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FASHION TECH WEEK 2023 is a platform for all fashion technology providers to come together and talk about ever-evolving innovations with the sector’s four key areas – retail, manufacturing, wearable and marketing. This event will not only offer an opportunity to the participants to network, discuss and showcase their technologies to the fashion industry but also gain knowledge. Digitalising the entire supply chain from farm to consumer is the way forward to achieve long-term growth in the fashion business and Fashion Tech Week aims to provide exactly that.
Retail, Manufacturing, Wearable Tech Entrepreneurs
Fashion Brands, Retailers, Manufacturers
Innovators and Investors
11:15 - 12:15
Intelligence Store: Leveraging AI to Transform Fashion Retail
AI today is being leveraged by fashion retailers to reduce revenue losses, eliminate stockout, and gain visibility into customer behaviors. Using cameras, sensors and algorithms, retailers are collecting data and then making data-driven decision to create intelligent stores. Join the session to know different ways of reforming a fashion retail business.
11:15 - 11:30
How AI helps reduce online return rate?
Bad fit is the primary reason for returning garments that consumers buy online and such returns can cost as much as 38-40% of the product’s original price. Join the session that discusses how AI determines consumers’ measurements once an image is uploaded and suggests shoppers a list of brands that fit them in the measured size.
11:50 - 12:35
Logistics 4.0: Smart Warehousing Leads to Operational Excellence
With rapidly changing retail landscape, it’s obvious the allied industries also get impacted. Management of ports, warehouses, orders, vendors, inventories and even retail stores are being digitalized and redefined today to eliminate manual errors. Automatic equipment such as lifters, robots and loaders/unloaders are something that is entirely human-less and takes considerable lesser time than a human to perform operations. The session will discuss how using robotics can help eliminate manual error in retail and warehouse operations.
12:15 – 12:30
Building Fashion Store on E-commerce: Best Way Out
Customers today are moving towards online shopping but they want an experience in their shopping. User-friendly features, easy payment gateway, attractive UX/UI, and speed of order fulfilment process etc. are requisite for a brand that wants to go online. Listen to experts how next-level e-commerce store can be built.
12:40 – 13:25
From Driver-less cars to Operator-less Operations: A Paradigm Shift
Today robots are sewing garments though the use of robots is limited! However, the companies are using robotic pick and place system, robotic loaders and unloaders to ease sewing and embroidery operations. Feasibility of robots and humans co-working in the apparel manufacturing and the possibility of concept’s scaling in the future, especially in labour intensive countries will be the discussion points.
14:10 – 14:55
IOT in Manufacturing: Building a Digital Twin
Exposing hidden factory performance is the first step in improving the operational performance and profitability of any garment unit. Advanced MES – IOT-enabled tool, can help make factory go digital and see drastic changes through real-time monitoring; not to forget to create digital twin of sewing operator or an entire factory.
14:15 – 14:30
On-Demand Manufacturing and India: Feasibility and Opportunities
On-demand manufacturing concept has been gaining pace in the Indian garment industry for a couple of years now with the advent of innovative D2C fashion brands. Speed to market and less inventory model is further giving wings to this concept. Attending the session will give a clear idea to the industry why on-demand should scale-up in India.
15:00 – 15:15
How AI makes consumers’ purchase decisions easier?
While shopping online, consumers often think if a color would look good on them or not! E-tailers can help them with AI-powered virtual styling tools or image consulting that assist customers in choosing right products for their body type, skin tone and apparel needs. The session discusses how can AI help e-commerce brands to increase sales by making consumers mind for a product.
15:00 – 15:45
Inventory? No way; Just Print it and Deliver
From on-demand spare part inventory printing to 3D printing of garments, additive manufacturing has emerged as key tech concept. Join to witness industry bigwigs converse about 3D printing examples, future opportunities and feasibility in the fashion domain at large scale.
16:05 – 16:50
Arduous Product Development Process? 3D Comes to the Rescue!
There is no more waiting for the laborious process of making a 2D sketch, tech packs and samples. The tech tools today allow designers to 3D render at the click of a button. The session will discuss how 3D is becoming substantial concept both for factories and retail brands.
16:15 – 16:30
Automatic Product Tagging Reforming Fashion Business
Inconsistent and unstructured tagging of fashion product descriptions and facets lead to broken textual searches on the website or app and impede product discoverability for both retailers and shoppers. The session will discuss how it can be rectified with the use of automatic product tagging technology that uses AI-based image recognition system to identify exact products what a shopper searches for.
16:55 – 17:40
Is time for fashion metaverse now in India?
Metaverse fashion is reshaping Indian culture and creating a stir in the fashion industry. Many Indian designers have launched collections since 2021 in an effort to get a foot in the virtual world. Brands are building stores in metaverse, design studio and even malls are being created virtually. The session will discuss the future possibilities for metaverse providers in Indian fashion industry.