American Apparel CTO to Deliver Closing Keynote at Apparel Magazine's Tech Conference West

American Apparel CTO to Deliver Closing Keynote at Apparel Magazine's Tech 
Conference West 
COLUMBIA, SC -- (Marketwire) -- 02/19/13 --  Stacey Shulman, Chief
Technology Officer for American Apparel, will deliver the Closing
Keynote Address, "Building an IT Innovation Team," at the upcoming
Apparel Tech Conference West, to be held Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at
LA Trade Tech College. The Conference is produced by Apparel
Magazine, and complimentary registration is available to qualified
apparel retailers, brands and manufacturers at  
Shulman is responsible for technology, web and asset protection for
American Apparel globally. She has more than two decades of
experience in retail-focused technology and is a specialist in
international growth and localization. The solutions architected by
Shulman and her teams are currently in use in more than 100,000
retail locations in more than 75 countries. 
In this highly informative and in-depth session, Shulman will share
her philosophy on the cultural shift needed in order to move past a
traditional IT "break/fix" mentality and into an innovation-focused
and consultative mentality with a goal of helping propel your
business forward. Against this backdrop she will share some of the
exciting IT projects in motion at American Apparel, such as RFID
(including a new project to achieve real time item movement tracking
on the sales floor), progress with an augmented reality mobile app,
innovations in the brand new American Apparel distribution center and
The Apparel Tech Conference West is designed to help executives
strengthen their firm's strategic direction, technology roadmap and
overall competitiveness. Included are up to a dozen expert-led
educational sessions focused on design, PLM, ERP, all-channel retail,
supply chain management, information technology, mobility and more,
as well an exhibit area where attendees can meet one-on-one with
leading technology solution providers.  
To date, technology sessions will be presented by Dematic, Gerber
Technology, Infor
 Lectra, NGC Software and SheerID.  
Registration is complimentary for qualified apparel brands,
manufacturers and retailers only. Visit to register.
For questions and/or to register by phone, contact Dita Alexandrakis
at 973-607-1
347 or Solution, technology
and service providers interested in sponsoring should contact  
About Apparel 
 Apparel magazine offers technology and business
insight from concept to consumer, providing competitive, actionable
information to executives representing the world's most successful
apparel brands, retailers and manufacturers. Its targeted content
addresses Retail Intelligence, Supply Chain, Sourcing & Logistics,
Concept-to-Spec and Fiber-to-Fabric. An Edgell Communications
publication, Apparel also produces the Apparel Executive Forum,
Apparel Business and Technology Leadership Conference in New York,
Apparel's Sourcing Summit at MAGIC, numerous web events,
e-Newsletters,, a variety of leading-edge industry
research reports and more.  
About Edgell Communications 
 For the past 25+ years, Edgell
Communications has been connecting leading executives with the
world's leading service and solutions providers. Today, Edgell
remains a powerhouse in the IT industry, offering unparalleled market
expertise and unlimited resources for leading technology companies to
reach thousands of customers and prospects -- in print, in person and
online. Edgell reaches more than 143,000 business and IT executive
subscribers through its six vertical brands, including Apparel,
Consumer Goods Technology, RIS (Retail Info System News), Mobile
Enterprise, VSR (Vertical Systems Reseller) and Hospitality
Susan Nichols 
Publisher, Apparel 
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