Call for The Future of Sustainable Fashion – Roundtable

This call is reserved for MSc (age limit 30 years) and Ph.D. candidates from around the world interested in participating in a roundtable discussion on the theme The Future of Sustainable Fashion.

The roundtable is due to occur during the 2nd edition of the BEYOND ALL LIMITS conference, on 12th May, from 14:30 to 16:30 (CET), and it will be carried out in English. In order to join the roundtable, the applicants shall send a video (less than 5 minutes long) presenting their perspective on the theme, connecting as much as possible their arguments with the results of their research.

Each author will receive comments on the video from a Panel of Experts from the Learning Network on Sustainability, and the selected videos will be linked on the conference website. A description sheet of the accepted videos will be published on the conference proceedings (<1000 characters + 5 keywords + 1 picture). The MSc and Ph.D. candidates selected for the panel will be invited to write up a joint paper summing up the main discussions, which will be integrated into the conference proceedings.

Please, register as an Video Maker on the conference website to submit your video.

On the initial slide of the video presentation, the authors should include key information (name, e-mail, country, institution, supervisor, current research theme).

Video specs:

1920 x 1080 px (HD resolution)
H264 mp4 encoding
Maximum duration 300 s (5 minutes)
Images and soundtrack contained without copyright

28th February Deadline for registration
Regular fee € 60,00
Free registration is granted to scholars from the DEVELOPING COUNTRIES LIST
17th MarchDeadline for sending links with video presentations (<5 minutes);
4th AprilFeedback from a Panel of Experts and analysis of thematic clusters;
18th AprilSelection of roundtable participants and official invitation;
12th MayRoundtable discussion during Beyond All Limits Conference;
31 MayPublication of joint paper derived from the roundtable.

Final Presentation specs:
TemplateIt uses the presentation template available here
PlaceMake sure you position yourself on a quiet place with access to natural light
LightTry to find a light for greater contrast, brightness, sharpness and saturation; try avoid shading on the face by using artificial light; put the light source (natural or artificial) behind the camera and not against it;
BackgroundAvoid windows or places with great movement were used in the background, prioritizing either a neutral background or decorated space or background elements with references to the speech
FramingWe recommend that your camera be positioned close to your eye height, with the face centered on the screen, avoiding too high or too low angles
AudioMake sure you are as much as possible close to the microphone, having avoided a noisy location
CopyrightUnlicensed commercial videos, images or music cannot be used.
Presentation Scheme14:30 – 15:00 – What is your point of view on the future of sustainable fashion? – a 7,5 minutes oral + slide presentation of each participant 15:00 – 15:30 – Could you share some examples from your country? – open discussions with the possibility of sharing slides

15:30 – 16:00 – Cross questioning – each participant presents a question or reflection to another roundtable participant

16:00 – 16:30 – Selected questions/provocations from the conference attendees

hybrid International Conference on Sustainability in Architecture, Planning, and Design

With the patronage of the European Commission
Representation in Italy

Ministero della Transizione Ecologica

With the patronage of  Regione Campania