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WEAR Sustain presents at GFC 2018 on 31st October (Download Paper)


On the 31st October Rachel Lasebikan – Sr. Research and Innovation Manager at Queen Mary University of London and WEAR Sustain Consortium Partner – will be presenting a paper and taking part in a panel discussion at Global Fashion Conference (GFC) 2018.



The conference paper, written by Dr Nick Bryan-Kinns, QMUL, in collaboration with the consortium partner research team Camille Baker, UCA, Berit Greinke, UDK, Heritiana Ranaivoson, imec, Rachel Lasebikan, QMUL, Yongmeng Wu, QMUL, and Sankun Liu, QMUL, highlights:

  • Ethical and Sustainable Technology Innovation in Wearables and Etextiles’
    findings from the WEAR Sustain EU-funded project, in response to the conference’s Society agenda, under the theme ‘Fashion, technology and sustainability’.
    The call for papers requested design and sustainability research in the context of fashion and its systems from a variety of philosophical angles and methodological approaches. GFC 2018 is concerned with sharing new knowledge and research findings and will present a variety of submissions from scholars, educators, industry and creative practitioners, NGOs, think-tanks, provocateurs, policymakers and others, keen to represent a multiplicity of voices and perspectives.


Presented during parallel Session 3, 31st October 2018

(followed by a panel discussion):

Conference schedule and programme: 

Centre for Sustainable Fashion
University of the Arts London Research Centre
London College of Fashion.

Download a copy of the paper here (GCF WEAR paper 2018.10.31)