Workshop 1

DFN Workshops

Digital Fashion Workshop
26 October 2023

Key activities of the UKRI AHRC Digital Fashion Network Project kicked off with an industry-academia gathering at BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology (BUFT) in Bangladesh in the morning of the 26th of October 2023. Later in the afternoon, the first digital fashion workshop was organised, which was delivered by the project lead Dr. Abu Sadat Muhammad Sayem from the Manchester Fashion Institute of the Manchester Metropolitan University and hosted by the international co-lead Professor Ayub Nabi Khan from the BUFT.


The workshop facilitated an insightful interaction between industry and academia including the academics from BUFT, Northern university Bangladesh and World University Bangladesh, and the designers and professionals from the Zaber & Zubair Fabrics Ltd., Next Sourcing Ltd., Team Sourcing Ltd., Aspire Apparels Ltd., GMS+, Ed-Walters, and Synergy Sourcing Ltd. In total 28 participants attended the workshops.