Signing Ceremony of the Mutual Recognition of Engineer Competency Evaluation of the Guangdong Textile Engineering Society, the Guangdong Institution of Engineers and the Hong Kong Institution of Textile and Apparel

In order to strengthen the exchange and integration of textile engineering and technical personnel in Guangdong Province and Hong Kong, promote the mutual recognition of the ability evaluation of engineers in the Greater Bay Area, and promote the flow of talents and collaborative innovation and development in the Greater Bay Area, the Guangdong Textile Engineering Society, the Guangdong Institution of Engineers and the Hong Kong Institution of Textile and Apparel, after comparative study, agreed that the requirements of professional textile engineers in Guangdong Province and Hong Kong are substantially equivalent in terms of their professional background, education, training and practice. After discussion, all parties agreed to cooperate in carrying out the mutual recognition of the competence evaluation of textile engineers in Guangdong and Hong Kong. The agreement has been reached and the online signing ceremony of the Guangdong Textile Engineering Society, the Guangdong Institution of Engineers and the Hong Kong Institution of Textile and Apparel was successfully held on 19 December 2022.

The agreement includes that professional textile engineers of the Hong Kong Institution of Textile and Apparel (including Professional Members and Fellow Members) can apply for the competence evaluation of professional textile engineers (including Engineers and Senior Engineers) in Guangdong Province through the following conditions:

  1. Household registration: Permanent resident of Hong Kong, China.
  2. Professional ability requirements:
    • Must be an engineer/ technician engaged in the field of textile engineering;
    • Must be a Professional Member or Fellow Member of the Hong Kong Institution of Textile and Apparel at the time of application;
    • Meet the professional textile academic requirements recognized by the Hong Kong Institution of Textile and Apparel;
    • Meet the requirements of the Hong Kong Institution of Textile and Apparel on training and work experience.

Hong Kong applicants for mutual recognition of engineer ability evaluation should submit application to the Hong Kong Institution of Textile and Apparel. After being reviewed by the Hong Kong Institution of Textile and Apparel, applicants who meet the requirements for mutual recognition will be further recommended to the Guangdong Textile Engineering Society.

If member of the Hong Kong Institution of Textile and Apparel (HKITA) is interested in applying for this mutual recognition, please send your inquiries to HKITA Secretariat at info@hkita.org.

SFBC Webinar on AiDLab: Sharpen your competitive edge with AI

Sustainable Fashion Business Consortium (SFBC) will organise a zoom webinar on 27 MAY afternoon. This webinar is co-organised with the Clothing Industry Training Authority (CITA) and Laboratory for Artificial Intelligence in Design (AiDLab) with details as below:

Webinar on AiDLab: Sharpen your competitive edge with AI
Date: 27 May 2022 (FRI)
Time: 3:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Webinar Format: ZOOM
Language: Cantonese

The webinar is free of charge. Please register online to join: https://forms.gle/4ajurY7NpPtJFyXQA

THEi – “Sustainable Technology and Design in Fashion Development” Webinar (26 June 2021))

The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) is going to have the “Sustainable Technology and Design in Fashion Development” webinar of the Seminar Series on “Sustainable Fashion Development for the Greater Bay Area” on 26 June 2021 (5:00-8:00 pm). The seminar series aims to provide a platform for the exchange of knowledge and practices on the recent applications of sustainable technology and design in the fashion industry. Academics and industry professionals will share their insights on the topic.

Please kindly check the message below for further details and registration.

For inquiry, please contact Ms. Mary Chan | THEi (Tel.: 3890 8387 / Email: mmwc@thei.edu.hk)

THEi – Sustainable Textile Materials in Fashion Design Webinar (17 April 2021)

The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) is going to have the Seminar Series: Sustainable Fashion Development for the Greater Bay Area – Sustainable Textile Materials in Fashion Design Webinar on 17 April 2021 (10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.).

If you are interested, please check the following poster for information and registration.

For inquiries, please contact the Faculty of Design and Environment THEi at (852) 3890 8323 / 3890 8375.

HKDI Gallery – “Dai Fujiwara The Road of My Cyber Physical Hands” exhibition

“Dai Fujiwara The Road of My Cyber Physical Hands” exhibition | HKDI Gallery

HKDI Gallery is honoured to present its flagship exhibition of the year: “Dai Fujiwara The Road of My Cyber Physical Hands”, renowned Japanese designer Dai FUJIWARA’s first solo exhibition in Hong Kong.

This exhibition is a first-ever look into Dai Fujiwara earliest works tracing from his time as a student of design up to his most recent creations. It is an exploration into his journey that started with creating objects by hand and gradually expanded into design engineering and addressing social issues.

This is a conversation between the present and the future, capturing Fujiwara’s journey through different realms, from nature and technology to design, art, community and society; and travels through the past, present, and future, blurring the borders of each.

Date: From now on until 28.3.2021

Time: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. (Closed on Tuesdays, 6 December 2020, 13 December 2020, and 20 December 2020)
Venue: HKDI Gallery at Hong Kong Design Institute
Access: MTR Tiu Keng Leng Station Exit A2

*Free Admission

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Registration for On-site Exhibition Visit
https://hkdigallery_daifujiwara_admission.eventbrite.com (Online pre-registration is required** )

Online Exhibition Experience Journey
https://www.hkdi.edu.hk/en/hkdi_gallery/gallery.php?product_id=183

Hong Kong Denim Festival 2021 (HKDF2021)

Organized by the Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI), the first Hong Kong Denim Festival (HKDF) was held from 11 to 27 Jan 2019, Emotional attachment of denim culture was the major focus, which has engaged more than 60,000 visitors from different sectors, including students, designers, manufacturers, retailers, tourists and the general public.

In HKDF2021, the theme is set as “Denim Tomorrow, which aims at building up and promoting the synergy between young design talent and the denim industry through a series of denim techno-related activities. These activities intend to nurture and enlighten creative talents with innovative strategies being applied to denim design and manufacturing that respond to global denim market challenges.

For more information about the HKDF event timetable, please check the following website: https://www.hkdenimfestival.com/events?fbclid=IwAR1JlGlrtspiDfOEh5E3uaqsEhdSC5-4TtV9KNlZxGV2q4r23mvtr5xh3jA

For inquiries about HKDF, please contact HKDI – Mr. Kinyan Lam at tel: +852 3928 2902 / email: kinyanlam@vtc.edu.hk.

ITC – Dean’s Distinguished Industry Lecture Series | Troubled Times Opportunities for the Bold & Determined (25 Feb 2021)

The Institute of Textiles and Clothing, PolyU will have the Dean’s Distinguished Industry Lecture Series | Troubled Times: Opportunities for the Bold & Determined, having Dr Henry Tan, the Chairman of the Textile Council of Hong Kong to be the speaker on 25 Feb 2021 to give an overview on the outlook of the industry and his view on where opportunities are knocking.

Please access via following link for registration:
https://www6.polyu.edu.hk/itc/event/eform.php?id=137

More information is available from below poster or the following webpage: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/itc/en/news/news-events/?itceventid=560

Free BODW Offer

If you didn’t catch BODW Live, not to worry, BODW is now offering you on-demand access FREE! Sign up by 31 December 2020 to watch over 50 sessions for one month (from 18 December 2020 to 18 January 2021), covering our 3-in-1 contents (BODW Summit + Leadership Forum + DFA Awards).

Get BODW On Demand

If you have watched BODW Live, you can now revisit BODW sessions on demand which we have extended your access from 1 month to 2.5 months (from 18 December 2020 to 28 February 2021), covering our 3-in-1 contents (BODW Summit + Leadership Forum + DFA Awards).

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Gain valuable insights shared by more than 100 visionaries and creative leaders from BODW, offering simultaneous interpretation in English, Cantonese & Putonghua (not including MasterClasses).

Enquiry: please call Aureole Shum at (+852) 3793 8436

The Hong Kong Showroom & Pop-up Spaces virtual exhibitions

Organized by the Hong Kong Design Centre, the Fashion Asia Hong Kong creates the Hong Kong Showroom & Pop-up Spaces virtual exhibitions to showcase the best of local designs and graduate collections respectively. Experience the virtual exhibitions or discover more details, please visit the link below: https://www.fashionasiahk.com/en/programme/hong-kong-showroom-pop-up-spaces/

For enquiry, please contact Fashion Asia HK via tel.: (+852)2522-8688 or email: (fashionasia@hkdesigncentre.org)

 

 

DFA Awards Exhibition 2020

Organized by Hong Kong Design Centre and themed as Design Steers, the DFA Design Awards Exhibition 2020 from 27 Nov to 10 Dec, will exhibiting this year winners’ projects and illustrating an Asian perspective and cultural heritages. Please check their website (https://dfaawards.viewingrooms.com/ ) and below post for more information.

For inquiry, please contact them via tel 2522-8688 or email dfaa@dfaawards.com.