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Cutting Edge Fashion and Retail - powered by 3D, Technology, Sustainability

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EAG, Women in Tech and InvestHK presenting this event within the StartmeUp Festival 2018 - Cutting Edge of Retail. http://www.startmeup.hk/festival2018/community-events/#community

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In the world of constant commerce and fast fashion, when you can get the fashion week runway outfit online or on the racks in few days; the Amazon effect on the retail world, the demand from brands is higher than ever. Sustainability, increasing costs, individualization of the customer adds to the complexity and drives the demand for more sophisticated tools.

In this panel, we will discuss the 3D product development and other technology and sustainability as the solution to the industry and its impact on the supply chain from design to sales –be it retail, wholesale, e-commerce or mobile.

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Natasha Rai - Senior Manager, 3D Virtualisation, VF Asia

Natasha recently joined VF Corporation in Hong Kong as the Senior Manager of 3D - Digital Product Creation. In her role, she is responsible for executing the 3D Digital Product Creation strategy and activities for apparel and equipment as the company drives digital capabilities to execute their strategies on speed and agility. She moved to Hong Kong from Germany, where she was with Adidas implementing Digital Product Creation across apparel product categories. Prior to that, she worked for Browzwear in Singapore; and started her career in the retail industry in Portland, USA at Nike as a Digital Creation Leader for apparel and footwear categories. Natasha graduated from the Academy of Arts from San Francisco, majoring in 3D Modeling & Virtual Material Creation and Texturing.



Dennis Zelazowski - Co-Founder, 3DNA.

Optician in the third generation, Dennis had begun his career working in his family optical stores, Spectacles, etc., and he experienced all about the eyewear industry from luxury to middle market, ophthalmic lens processing, materials, and frame designs from around the world. Unsatisfied with the state of retail software, he designed and built an efficient and highly automated custom web application and a medical records database, retail optical POS and lab for wholesale and retail optical industry customers. His eyewear design and production company for the 21st century - 3DNA connects eyewear manufacturers, retailers and consumers to the power of parametric design and digital manufacturing.


Natalia Grishkova - Founder, Art Director, GoNat's

Natalia runs her luxury products e-commerce start up GoNat's that designs and sells exclusive womenswear while working as the Art Director at her day job, designing for brands including Marc Cain and Paul&Joe.
She was born and educated in Russia’s textile capital Ivanovo, she moved to Europe at a young age and gained experience in the European fashion world.
Before moving to Hong Kong world she was working for Russia's famous haute couture brand Valentin Yudashkin. She is passionate about art and photography.

Petra Schweiger - CEO, Lily Fld.

Petra is the CEO and Founder at LILY FLD, an import and distribution company for premium quality, fully biodegradable, single-use drinking straws made in Germany. Sustainability has always been her interest, developed during her corporate career working in garment manufacturing, sourcing and buying with companies like Mothercare, Esprit, O'Neill, Tom Tailor. LILY FLD helps F&B industry in Hong Kong, Macao, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand to switch to sustainable solutions.


The purpose is to learn and connect with sourcing, apparel, consumer goods, retail professionals, designers.
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