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NCSU To Host IFFTI Conference

The International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes (IFFTI), an India-based association comprised of fashion education institutions, will stage its eighth annual conference June 18-22 at North Carolina State University (NCSU) College of Textiles, Raleigh, N.C. The theme of this year’s conference will be Fashion in the Digital Age.

IFFTI’s Executive Committee meeting will convene Sunday, June 18, and the IFFTI Council meeting and student design competition judging will take place the following day. A series of five morning and afternoon sessions covering The Process, The Tools, The Materials, Intellectual Property and Future Leaders, and The Business will begin Tuesday morning, June 20, and conclude with a Thursday morning session on June 22.

A keynote address will kick off each day, beginning with a presentation Tuesday morning titled “Integrating Technology in Costume Design” by Douglas Enderle, an Emmy Award-winning costume designer at Disney World. Judson Early, corporate vice president and chief technology officer, Textile/Clothing Technology Corp., will deliver Wednesday’s address, “Digital Toolbox”; and Marshal Gordon, senior vice president, worldwide sales and marketing, TradeCard Inc., will speak on “ Financing Fashion” on Thursday morning.

Other events include a conference dinner Wednesday evening, as well as tours and the closing session of IFFTI’s Executive Committee meeting Thursday afternoon.

IFFTI was formed in 1999 to develop a global network of fashion education institutions that would collaborate to advance education in design, technology and business for fashion and related businesses. Activities include the annual conference, collaboration on bilateral agreements and professional development initiatives. The foundation’s student design competition, organized by Japan-based Bunka Women’s University and presented during the annual conference, rewards student design achievements.

June 13, 2006




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