In­dia: 14th ICAHT con­fer­ence sets sight on 10 mil­lion new jobs in ap­parel industry

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The na­tional cap­i­tal of In­dia, New Delhi, will once again play host to the In­ter­na­tional Con­fer­ence on Ap­parel & Home Tex­tiles (ICAHT), to be held in as­so­ci­a­tion with Okhla Gar­ment and Tex­tile Clus­ter (OGTC). The 14th edi­tion of the con­fer­ence will take place on 8th Septem­ber 2018 at the In­dian Habi­tat Cen­tre.

No­tably, ICAHT is a plat­form where the own­ers of ap­parel ex­port houses and mid-level man­age­ment as­sem­ble un­der one roof to ex­plore the strengths and weak­nesses of man­u­fac­tur­ers and bar­ri­ers ham­per­ing the growth of ap­parel industry, be­sides other is­sues faced by the small-scale en­ter­prises in the de­vel­op­ing world.

This year, the event will be based on the theme – ‘Cre­ation of 10 mil­lion jobs in Ap­parel Sec­tor by dou­bling the size of the industry’.

The con­fer­ence is ex­pected to en­hance net­work­ing, col­lab­o­ra­tion, and com­bined ef­forts among all the industry stake­hold­ers to iden­tify ma­jor trends in ap­parel man­u­fac­tur­ing.

Im­por­tantly, the con­fer­ence is di­vided into two parts; in the first part, par­tic­i­pants from all spe­cial­ties and skills will give a 30-minute long pre­sen­ta­tion to all the at­ten­dees at the event.

In the sec­ond part, 90-minute work­shops on Hu­man Re­sources, Pro­duc­tion and Mer­chan­dis­ing will be held at the con­fer­ence. Here, dig­i­tal­is­ing HR sys­tems, op­ti­mis­ing process via lat­est tech­nol­ogy and a prac­ti­cal ap­proach to­wards dig­i­tal mer­chan­dis­ing will be cov­ered.

Mean­while the top­ics that will be cov­ered in the first half of the con­fer­ence are fur­ther di­vided into three parts – pre­pro­duc­tion, pro­duc­tion and post-pro­duc­tion – on which the speak­ers will pro­vide their in­sights to the au­di­ence.

The con­fer­ence is ex­pected to en­hance net­work­ing, col­lab­o­ra­tion, and com­bined ef­forts among all the industry stake­hold­ers to iden­tify ma­jor trends in ap­parel man­u­fac­tur­ing.

ICAHT con­fer­ence will pro­vide an im­por­tant plat­form to dis­cuss the var­i­ous is­sues of the ap­parel industry

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