UCRF is delighted to announce the forthcoming student-led Local Assembly ‘Local Fibers : Local Futures’ in Vancouver, BC, bringing together students, faculty, researchers and industry to engage in critical conversations around improving policies for sustainable textile practices. Event Name: Local Fibres / Local Futures When: Nov 30, 2019, 1-4pm. Where: IMS Studio, Emily Carr University, 520 E 1st Ave, Vancouver, BC V5T 0H2, Canada. The event is free. But registration is strongly suggested due to […]
On 11th September a group of around 40 people met in OsloMet University for a UCRF local assembly. Around 10 discussions took place around themes suggested by participants. A summary can be found below. In addition the Local Assembly put together a list of priorities for ‘here, now’. These were called the ‘Oslo Priorities‘: Request that innovation funds fund post-growth projects. Explore legal frameworks to incentivise staying small. Recognise that responsibility for producers and users […]
Join us for a gathering of Union members and other interested parties at Oslomet on 11th September in Oslo. Hosted by SIFO (Consumption Research Norway) and Oslomet and facilitated by Kate Fletcher, the Assembly will discuss urgent questions and issues around fashion and sustainability linked to UCRF’s manifesto. It will be organised using Open Space methodology. The Assembly will be preceded by a seminar on fashion, design and sustainable consumption called Practices of Change. Practices of Change speakers:– Kate Fletcher […]
On June 17th, CFDA held its yearly education summit in NYC, this time on the lengthy theme of “Diversity + Inclusion. Regenerating + Maintaining. Sustainability + Circularity: Identifying Shared Needs and Priorities and Developing an Action Plan.” Lynda Grose and Otto von Busch were invited to discuss the topic “Reflections on sustainability + circularity – where are we? Where do we need to be?” at the CFDA education summit in NYC. After a shared presentation […]
Mark your diaries! Another UCRF Local Assembly is scheduled, this time taking place in Oslo on 11th September 2019. More information will follow in due course.