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A sneak peek into AIFT 2019 Keynote Session
Publish Date: 2019/09/20
This year, the 2nd Artificial Intelligence on Fashion & Textile International Conference (AIFT 2019) conference programme brings together different perspectives in AI Technology application in fashion and textile industry from across our community that will elaborate the development and examine the challenges ahead. The Keynote Session is scheduled to be held from 10: 00am to 12: 30pm on 26nd November 2019 (TUE) at Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Pudong Shanghai. Meet the inspiring keynote speakers that will help shape the conversation:
Prof. Calvin Wong
Cheng Yik Hung Professor in Fashion, Institute of Textiles and Clothing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Topic 1:
Artificial Intelligence:
The Inevitable and Revolutionary Future of the Fashion and Textile Industry
Today, utilizing image for decision making has been popular and crucial in whatever our daily life while fundamental research on AI techniques has been a hot topic brought by the rapid technological advancement of computing technology in a recent decade. This talk will discuss the current applications of how AI makes use of the fashion, apparel and textile images for decision making and its challenges, opportunities, as well as its future trend.
Prof. Anne Toomey
Head of Textile Programme, Royal College of Art, London
Topic 2:
SOFT SYSTEMS: Neo Couture for the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR).
With the convergence of electro and bio domains we move towards programmable materials. What happens when the binary world of computing coding merges with genetic code? Can we use machine learning and advanced robotics to replicate the bespoke and intricate craftsmanship that characterises couture? How can we configure a future materials landscape for designers where 0/1 meets ATGC? Can we codify design reasoning and idea generation? What are the new aesthetics of 4IR?
Prof. Chua Tet Seng
KITHCT Chair Professor, School of Computing, National University of Singapore
Topic 3:
Artificial Intelligence X Multimedia: Booster for the Fashion Industry
In this talk, Prof. Chua will present recent advances in AI and multimedia, and the related research on fashion product search, style matching, content discovery, and multimodal recommendation. He will also present their research on the construction of multimodal fashion taxonomy, and its use in multimodal conversation systems and fashion trend analysis. Finally Prof. Chua will discuss future trends on AI in fashion applications.
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