THEME:              “New Research Directions in Sustainable Garment Production”

DATES:                5-7 March 2019

VENUE:              Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

ORGANIZERS:  Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh


      Aalborg University, Section of Sustainable Production, Denmark.

Important Deadlines:

Suggestions for thematic streams, workshops and round tables are welcome.

Deadline: 1 August 2018.

Submission of abstracts on scientific papers and practitioner experience.

Deadline: 1 October 2018.

Notification of acceptance of abstracts

Deadline: 1 November 2018.

Early bird registration

Deadline: 1 December 2019.


The focal themes on the garment industry (but not restricted to):

Lean, productivity and quality

Lean and social sustainability

Occupational health, safety, and ergonomics

Supplier development

Supply chain reconfiguration

Auditing challenges

Gender and ethnic issues

Environmental sustainability

Suppliers Capability Development

Impact of Institutions on firm’s sustainability and sustainable production

Corporate Social Responsibility and Labour Rights

Relationships and Governance in Global value chain


Submission, Review Process and Announcement of Acceptance:

The conference invites abstracts, case studies, work-in-progress, and full papers from academics and practitioners from all over the world who are working on the garment industry. Kindly use the abstract template available on our web page. All paper submissions will be double blind reviewed. All relevant information is available on the conference homepage at:

In case of more information, contact: M. Mamun Hossain <[log in to unmask]>


Kind Regards


Mohammad B. Rana
PhD (Aalborg, DK) MBA (Rajshahi,BD), MSc (Stirling, UK)
Associate Professor of International Business and Strategy

International Business Centre
Department of Business and Management
Aalborg University
Room # 113
Fibigerstręde  4
Aalborg 9220


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