Michela Ornati

PhD Candidate / Lecturer
Università della Svizzera italiana - USI / University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland - SUPSI

Michela Ornati is a PhD Candiate at Università della Svizzera italiana, Institute of Digital Technologies for Communication (ITDxC). The focus of her doctoral research is haptics in digital fashion, specifically e-commerce. She is also a Lecturer on contract at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland – SUPSI.

Ms Ornati is a fashion and luxury expert with thirty-years’ executive experience in leading industry firms such as DMC, Mantero, Bulgari and Giorgio Armani. She now coaches business  startups, particularly for the creative industries.

Michela Ornati acquired a Master's Degree in English, Languages and Foreign Literature (Laurea Specialistica) at Istituto Universitario Lingue Moderne - IULM (Milan, Italy) and a Master of Business Administration at Jefferson University (formerly Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science, USA). She also holds a SUPSI Certificate in Advanced Studies in Didactics.

Ms Ornati lectures internationally on fashion and luxury industry topics and is a frequent guest speaker on industry-related media events. 

Sessions in which Michela Ornati attends

Thursday 6 May, 2021

Time Zone: EDT/(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:30
9:30
11:30
11:30
13:30
13:30
Ellen Lupton
Keynote speaker
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsoni...
David Howes
Moderator
concordia university
Professor, Sociology and...
15:30
15:30

Friday 7 May, 2021

Time Zone: EDT/(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
11:30
11:30
13:30
13:30
Jordan LeBel
Moderator
concordia university

Saturday 8 May, 2021

Time Zone: EDT/(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:30
9:30
13:30
13:30
Diane Roberts
Speaker
Concordia - HUMA program
PhD Candidate
David Howes
Moderator
concordia university
Professor, Sociology and...
15:30
15:30

Sunday 9 May, 2021

Time Zone: EDT/(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:30
9:30
11:30
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12:00
12:00
13:30
13:30
15:30
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