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Innovation and Sustainability within the Fashion and Textile Sector in South Australia for Small to Medium Businesses or Organisations

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Department for Innovation and Skills, in partnership with the Commonwealth Government, Green Industries South Australia, The Department for Environment and Water, TAFE SA, Flinders University, IMAGEWORKS and SA clothing label ACLER and Holiday Trading Co, is hosting a South Australian National Innovation Games Challenge focussing on sustainability within the Textile, Clothing and Fashion supply and value chain in South Australia.

Who Can Get Involved:

An employee or owner of any Australian small to medium business or organisation interested in innovation and sustainability with the fashion and textile sector.

Where:

  • The event will be held virtually (paddl.com) and in person at the Adelaide Town Hall, as you can choose how you would like to attend this event.

Cost:

  • Free for everyone to participate.

Why:

  • The Textile, Clothing and Fashion supply chain globally contributes 10% of all carbon emissions and 20% of all wastewater. This event is your opportunity to find out (for free!) what’s involved in achieving sustainably within the fashion and textile sector
  • Representatives from relevant South Australian and national businesses, educational institutions and tech innovation will be invited to form teams to solve specific industry problems
  • The Textile, Clothing and Fashion supply chain starts partly in agriculture, and moves through a design, manufacture and delivery chain (both bricks and mortar and online) which is global
  • The industry in South Australia encompasses uniform and sportswear manufacturing and soft furnishings as well as bridalwear, street fashion and footwear

Please find registration details at National Innovation Games Challenges – National Innovation Games for the Sustainable Fashion and Textile Sector in South Australia Innovation Games event, which the Department for Innovation and Skills  are sponsoring in collaboration with GISA, DEW, Flinders, TAFESA, The City of Adelaide and several South Australian fashion and textile industry partners.

Details

Date:
May 26
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Venue

Adelaide Town Hall
128 King William Street
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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Phone:
0403 219 203

Organiser

Government of SA