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Event: Talking Trade @ FIT Lecture Series Tariff Engineering: Strategic Designing for the Bottom Line
When: Thursday, September 18, 2014 6:30pm-8pm 
Where: FIT's Employee Dining Room, Dubinsky, 8th floor, Alcove
Moderator: Prof. Sonja Chapman, Director International Traffic and Customs Compliance, The Golden Touch Group
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Event: Talking Trade @ FIT Lecture Series:  How Government Policies Facilitate the Global Sourcing and Marketing of Fashion Goods and Services        
When: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 6:30pm - 8pm        
Where:  FIT's Employee Dining Room, Dubinsky Student Center, 8th floor Alcove
Speakers:  Nikolay Anguelov, Ph D., Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, ITM's 2000
Sophie Miyashiro, United States Customs Broker, ITMs 2014
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Event:  Talking Trade @ FIT Lecture Series: A Day in the Life of a Transformative Leader
When:  Wednesday, November 12, 2014 6:30pm-8pm
Where:  FIT's Employee Dining Room, Dubinsky Student Center, 8th floor Alcove
Special Guest Speaker: Mr. Victor Luis, CEO, Coach, Inc.
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Four FIT students participated in the World Retail Congress Competition held in Paris from October 7th- 9th. The students: Alexis Katsafanas (FMM), Jaime Duncan (FMM), Eleanor Arye (AMC) and Wen Jenny Zhao (TDM) presented their idea to take the retailer STORY and expand it to Paris and other cities around the world. Theirs was the winning presentation! Congratulations! The team was accompanied by FMM Chair, Robin Sackin.

Students receive the award from WRC in Paris on October 9, 2013.

In April, Dean Steven Frumkin attended the 19th International Fashion Forum of the 2013 Shanghai International Cultural Fashion Festival Greater Donghua Fashion Week.

photo of Steven Frumkin and page from festival program

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