The 2016 edition of the IT4Fashion will be held at the "Ex Manifattura Tabacchi" in Florence, the 20th - 22nd of April, 2016.

The first two days (20th and 21st) will be organized according the classic IT4Fashion format, validated during the previous edition of the conference, with the presence of six parallel sessions, divided into two different groups, one in the morning and one in the evening.

The plenary sessions will be dedicated to the speech of the gold sponsors, whilst the parallel sessions will be reserved to fashion brands C-level speeches.

The streams of the parallel sessions will be six: NPD, PLM, RFId, SCM, Retail and Digital & Social.

The third day (22nd) will be organized with the classic schema of the scientific conference, with plenary presentations together with parallel sessions.

Preliminary agenda


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21th

22th




Industrial Day






Industrial Day






Scientific Day


The scientific commitee

The IT4Fashion event is organized by the research laboratory Logislab, supported by a Scientific Committee for scheduling and selecting the interventions. It is composed of an academic side and an industrial side, where researchers and IT managers of the main fashion companies are the protagonists.

In detail, the Scientific Committee for the 2016 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
Andrea Agnolucci, Member of Logistics Steering Committee and IT Manager at Prada Group
Andrea Bassignana, IT Director at Proenza Schouler
Fabrizio Boratto, BI Manager at Geox
Walter Carmagnini, Group CIO at Salvatore Ferragamo
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
Andrea Di Clemente, IT Manager at Geox
Oscar Grignolio, CIO at Dolce&Gabbana
Stefano Graffeo, IT Manager at Cris Conf
Luca Isidori, IT Manager at Peuterey Group
Alvise Mariuzzo, experienced CIO
Giuseppe Orlando, IS&T Manager - Supply Chain at Fendi
Andrea Pertici, Associate WW MIS Director, Program & Governance Director at Gucci
Roberto Raspini, CIO at Emilio Pucci
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
Federico Caniato, Polytechnic of Milan, Associate Professor at School of Management
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