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The 2018 edition of the IT4Fashion will be held at the Pagliere, Giardino delle Scuderie Reali in Florence, the 18th - 20th of April, 2018.
The event is structured through case studies presentations, panel debates illustrated by the major companies operating in the fashion industry, and an exhibition area dedicated to breakthrough and innovative products - both software than hardware - able to support to the entire product lifecycle. The topics of the case studies may range from the product development phase (New Product Development or NPD) to the area of Customer Relationship Management (CRM), from ERPs to SCM software, from business intelligence tools to software measuring customer experience, from Virtual Design to3D & 2D platforms coming together.

In line with the title of the conference, the first two days (18th and 19th) will be organized as a a talk track that maps a tomorrows world digital supply chain journey.
Plenary sessions with gold sponsors, key note speeches and parallel sessions, reserved to fashion brands C-level speeches, will focus on six different suggestions, Data Intelligence, Digital Creative Platforms (3D & 2D) coming together, 3D Virtual Design, PLM Platforms, Downstream (1) & Upstream (1) digitally connected supply chain. The last day, 20th, will be organized with the classic schema of the scientific conference, with plenary presentations together with parallel sessions. A new addition this year will be the recruiting day in order to put companies in touch with young talents and a startup day.

The IT4Fashion event is organised by the research laboratory Logislab, supported by a Scientific Committee for scheduling and selecting the interventions.
In detail, the Scientific Committee for the 2018 event is composed of:

Scientific Manager

Prof. Rinaldo Rinaldi, University of Florence, LogisLab Founder

Program Chair

Romeo Bandinelli, University of Florence, Research Fellow at LogisLab

Industrial Partners

Fabrizio Boratto, BI Manager at Geox
Walter Carmagnini, Executive Consultant - Former CIO
Francesco Cavarero, Corporate CIO at Miroglio Group
Alfonso Cinque, MIS Business Relationship & Process Management Director - MIS Manufacturing & Industrial Operations Director at Luxury Goods International - Gucci
Giovanni Ciraolo WW MIS Solution Architect & Governance Manager - Gucci
Andrea Di Clemente, IT Manager at Geox
Stefano Graffeo, experienced CIO
Luca Isidori, IT Manager at Peuterey Group
Alvise Mariuzzo, experienced CIO
Antonio Martini, IT & SC Operations Manager at Jimmy Choo
Giuseppe Orlando, IS&T Manager - Supply Chain at Fendi
Roberto Raspini, CIO at Emilio Pucci
Davide Santillo WW MIS BI Manager - Gucci
Andrea Sbisà, IT Manager at Stefano Ricci
Lorenzo Tazzi, IT Manager at Tessilform
Stefano Valente, Group CIO at Versace
Andrea Veroni, CIO at Liu Jo

Academic Partners

Gaetano Aiello, University of Florence, Head of Economics and Management Department
Romeo Bandinelli, University of Florence, Research Fellow at LogisLab
Alessandro Brun, Polytechnic of Milan, Associated Professor at Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering
Federico Caniato, Polytechnic of Milan, Director at Supply Chain Finance Observatory
Elisabetta Cianfanelli, University of Florence, Associated Professor at Industrial Design Bachelor
Rinaldo Rinaldi, University of Florence, Full Professor at Mechanical Engineering and Economics and Management Bachelors and LogisLab Founder
Antonio Rizzi, University of Parma, Full Professor at Industrial Engineering Bachelor and RFID Lab Founder
Sergio Terzi, Polytechnic of Milan, Associated Professor at Economics and Industrial Engineering Bachelor and Osservatorio GeCo Director
Andrea Vinelli, University of Padua, Osservatorio Sistema Moda Director

Scientific Conference Committee

Conference Chairs

Rinaldo Rinaldi, University of Florence, Italy
Romeo Bandinelli, University of Florence, Italy

Scientific Committee

Hamideh Afsarmanesh, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Gaetano Aiello, University of Florence, Italy
Kate Armstrong, University of Greenwich, London, UK
Romeo Bandinelli, University of Florence, Italy
Liz Barnes, University of Manchester, UK
Verónica Arribas Barreras, ISEM Fashion Business School, Navarra, Spain
Alessandro Brun, Politecnico of Milan, Italy
Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Fethi Çalişir, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Federico Caniato, Politecnico of Milan, Italy
Ricardo A. Cassel, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil
Elisabetta Cianfanelli, University of Florence, Italy
Donatella Corti, University of applied sciences and arts of southern             Switzerland (SUPSI), Switzerland
Pamela Danese, University of Padova, Italy
Stefano Dotti, University of Bergamo, Italy
Raffaele Donvito, University of Florence, Italy
Marcello Fera, Second University of Naples, Italy
Jonathan Gander, University of the Arts London, UK
Nevin Cigdem Gursoy, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Patsy Perry, University of Manchester, UK
Antonio Rizzi, University of Parma, Italy
Matteo Montecchi, The British School of Fashion, GCU London, UK
Rinaldo Rinaldi, University of Florence, Italy
David Romero, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico
Klaus-Dieter Thoben, BIBA - Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbH, Germany
Quan Yu, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway
Sergio Terzi, Politecnico of Milan, Italy Yi Wang, University of Manchester, UK