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ICAMFD 2017 : 19th International Conference on Apparel Merchandising and Fashion Design

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICAMFD

International Research Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICAMFD 2017: 19th International Conference on Apparel Merchandising and Fashion Design aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Apparel Merchandising and Fashion Design. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Apparel Merchandising and Fashion Design.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Apparel Merchandising and Fashion Design are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICAMFD 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Apparel Merchandising and Fashion Design. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Oracle JDE Enterprise One ERP Implementation: A Case Study
Abhimanyu Pati, Krishna Kumar Veluri
2) The Influence of Fashion Bloggers on the Pre-Purchase Decision for Online Fashion Products among Generation Y Female Malaysian Consumers
Mohd Zaimmudin Mohd Zain, Patsy Perry, Lee Quinn
3) Tensile Properties of 3D Printed PLA under Unidirectional and Bidirectional Raster Angle: A Comparative Study
Shilpesh R. Rajpurohit, Harshit K. Dave
4) Optimizing and Evaluating Performance Quality Control of the Production Process of Disposable Essentials Using Approach Vague Goal Programming
Hadi Gholizadeh, Ali Tajdin
5) The Design Optimization for Sound Absorption Material of Multi-Layer Structure
Un-Hwan Park, Jun-Hyeok Heo, In-Sung Lee, Tae-Hyeon Oh, Dae-Kyu Park
6) Optimization of Surface Roughness in Additive Manufacturing Processes via Taguchi Methodology
Anjian Chen, Joseph C. Chen
7) Green Technologies and Sustainability in the Care and Maintenance of Protective Textiles
R. Nayak, T. Panwar, R. Padhye
8) Improvement of Water Distillation Plant by Using Statistical Process Control System
Qasim Kriri, Harsh B. Desai
9) Students’ Perceptions of Mobile Learning: Case Study of Kuwait
Rana AlHajri, Salah Al-Sharhan, Ahmed Al-Hunaiyyan
10) Analyzing the Usage of Social Media: A Study on Elderly in Malaysia
Chan Eang Teng, Tang Mui Joo
11) Effectiveness of Lean Manufacturing Technologies on Improving Business Performance: A Study of Indian Manufacturing Industries
Saumyaranjan Sahoo, Sudhir Yadav
12) Social Media as a ‘Service’ for Value Co-Creation by Integrating Sponsoring Companies, Sports Entities and Fans
Harri Jalonen
13) An Analysis of the Relationship between Manufacturing Growth and Economic Growth in South Africa: A Cointegration Approach
Johannes T. Tsoku, Teboho J. Mosikari, Diteboho Xaba, Thatoyaone Modise
14) Study of Influencing Factors on the Flowability of Jute Nonwoven Reinforced Sheet Molding Compound
Miriam I. Lautenschläger, Max H. Scheiwe, Kay A. Weidenmann, Frank Henning, Peter Elsner
15) Material and Parameter Analysis of the PolyJet Process for Mold Making Using Design of Experiments
A. Kampker, K. Kreisköther, C. Reinders

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