Digital Fashion 2013 is the inaugural event organised and hosted by Fashion Digital Studio, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London and establishes a premier international forum for the dissemination of novel scholar work on the interplay between fashion, digital technology and interaction design. The event will be attended by industry and academia and will feature keynote speakers and presentations from both.

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How to get to the conference

20 John Prince's St, W1G 0BJ

Nearest tube: Oxford Circus, exit 4

John Prince's Street runs parallel to Regent Street and is just off Oxford Street, Europe's busiest shopping street. There are many cafes, bars and restaurants near by where you can stop off for some refreshment.

Other well-known areas close to John Princes Street include Soho, Carnaby Street, Marble Arch, Covent Garden and Hyde Park

We will be hosting high-quality research papers that introduce new ideas to the field and stimulate future trends or surveys that summarise effectively the state-of-the-art. In addition to the core topics of fashion design and creativity which bridge the physical and digital realms, we have submissions from areas related to computer graphics and computer vision, including: computer games, computer-aided design, digital fabrication, 3D scanning and 3D printing.


Registration's deadline 6th May

Main Topics


Abstracts for papers, panel discussions and student posters can be submitted by emailing . Please include the names of all authors, full contact address and affiliations. The deadline for submitting abstracts is 15th January 2013. THE ABSTRACT DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 31st JANUARY 2013.


Abstracts should have an approximate length of 200-400 words and must clearly indicate the contents and contribution of the paper. Please be sure to include keywords. Provisional acceptance of the papers will be made on the basis of the abstracts. Final acceptance will be given after review of the draft paper. All papers will be peer reviewed by the Technical Committees before the final acceptance and publication in the Conference proceedings. A Tesla K20 graphics card, courtesy of NVIDIA, will be awarded as a prize for the best paper presented at the conference

Panel Discussions

Panel sessions usually involve up to five panellists commenting on a specific topic, in a discussion moderated by a session chair, and offer a platform for interaction and engagement between panellists and the audience. If you would like to propose a panel session, please submit an abstract of 200-400 words, outlining the topic for discussion, key questions and a title.

Student Poster Competition

As part of the programme we will be hosting a 'student only' poster session. MA and PhD students who are attending the conference are invited to present a poster describing their research in a special session dedicated to such presentations. The purpose of this session is to provide a forum in which students can share research presentations with their peers and to encourage networking. Poster and oral presentations will be evaluated by judges and the best presenters will be awarded a prize. Students who wish to enter the competition should submit an abstract of approximately 200-400 words, detailing their research.

Important Dates

Online registration is now open


The Online registration is now open for Digital Fashion 2013. The registration fees for delegates and students are given below in GB Sterling. Please note that onsite registration during the conference will not be possible. Registration fees include: the full conference programme, lunches, teas and coffees, drinks reception and a copy of the conference proceedings. The 'early bird' rate will remain available until 15th March 2013 and online registration will close on 6th May.

Conference Organisation

The 1st International Conference on Digital Fashion is organised by Fashion Digital Studio, a pioneering centre for technology and innovation in fashion. Through collaborative research and development, skills and knowledge transfer, FDS is driving innovation in the practical development and creative use of digital technologies. It is recognised as a national and international resource for creative solutions in the fashion, media and technology industries.

Fashion Digital Studio works with a wide range of partners from individual designers to large global brands, from technology developers, manufacturers and media companies, to education providers and students. Activity centres on technology innovation, looking at the latest exciting digital technology developments. Work includes Research & Development, Knowledge Transfer and the delivery of a wide range of services, ranging from 3D Digital Printing to Consultancy. The industry areas that the FDS works with include: Fashion & Textiles, Architecture, Film & Games, Sports, Engineering, Bioscience, Wellbeing and Media.

Organising Committee

Technical Committee


Susan Hamilton (Conference Secretary)
Fashion Digital Studio
London College of Fashion
20 John Princes Street
London, W1G 0BJ, UK

16 - 17th May 2013
London College of Fashion,
20 John Princes Street,
London W1G 0BJ

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