Metaverse Roundtable: Just another buzzword or the next digital “holy grail”?

Applications, challenges and knowledge gaps in the Digital Fashion Industry.

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Join this in-person roundtable, exploring the applications, challenges and knowledge gaps in the Digital Fashion Industry.

While the Metaverse is still in the earliest stages of definition and development, David Schulzmann and panellists will discuss these key questions:

  • Does the ideal Metaverse vision have real potential in the future?
  • What new value streams may emerge and how will they impact each of us?
  • How do we prepare for the potential challenges that may affect individuals and companies at a national and international level?

Event Programme: 




Welcome and Introduction


Status and Opportunities for the Digital Fashion Industry in the Metaverse


Challenges and Knowledge Gaps for the Digital Fashion Industry in the Metaverse


Roundtable Discussion Groups on the Digital Fashion Industry and Feedback


Networking and Refreshments


Event Close

The event is sponsored by the University of Leeds Challenge Fund project 'Transformational Impact of Digital Platforms Ecosystems on Global Value Chains accelerated by COVID-19'.

Speakers Include:

Dr David Schulzmann, Lecturer of International Business, Centre of International Business University of Leeds, and Visiting Researcher, Aalborg University Business School in Denmark

Dr Alena Kostyk, Associate Professor, University of Glasgow

Clare Hillis, Senior Policy Officer, Information Commissioner’s Office

Lili Eva Bartha, CEO, GN3RA

Daniel O’Connell, Founder and Chairman, BrandLab Fashion

Rebecca Morter, Founder and CEO, Lone Design Club

David Loseby, Visiting Professor of Research Impact in Supply Chain Management, Leeds University Business School

Andrew Douthwaite, Chief Commercial Officer, Dubit

The event will be recorded and used for future external grant applications.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Grace Carter at Leeds University Business School.