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2019 CONFERENCE PROGRAMME


9:00 – 9:30 Registration Starts
9:30 Day 1 Opening
‣ Welcome Address

  • Hon. Felix Chung Kwok-pan, Chairman of Fashion Summit (HK) 2019

‣ Opening Speech

  • Mr. Edward Yau Tang-wah, GBS, JP, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development,
    HKSAR Government

‣ Keynote Presentations

  • Ms. Lindita Xhaferi-Salihu, UN Global Climate Outreach Officer
  • Mr. Philip Mok, Executive Council Member & Trustee; Chairman of Development Committee of WWF-Hong Kong
  • Mr. Frank Michel, Executive Director, ZDHC Foundation
  • Ms. Neliana Fuenmayor, Founder & CEO, A Transparent Company
10:40 – 11:00 Networking Break
11:00 Panel Discussion:
Fashion Brands Sustainability Achievements

  • Ms. Sandy Liu, Sustainability Manager (North Asia), Lenzing Group
  • Ms. Tracy Nilsson, Senior Director (Social Environmental Affairs), adidas Sourcing Limited
  • Ms. Amina Razvi, Executive Director, Sustainable Apparel Coalition
  • Ms. Susanna Wilson, Global Head of Sustainable Networks and Entrepreneurship, HSBC

Moderator: Mr. Pat-nie Woo, Partner of KPMG China

12:15 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 Panel Discussion:

 

Enabling Sustainability in Global Supply Chains

 

  • Mr. Manuel Baigorri, Senior Director Sustainability, Levi Strauss & Co.
  • Ms. Shevanthi Fernando, Head of Sustainability and Diversity & Inclusion, MAS Intimates Division, MAS Holdings
  • Ms. Karen Ho, Head of Corporate and Community Sustainability, WWF-Hong Kong
  • Mr. Ajay Sharma, Regional Head of Global Trade and Receivables Finance, Asia Pacific, HSBC
  • Ms. Joyce Tsoi, Senior Manager, Supply Chain Sustainability, VF Corporation

Moderator:
Dr. Winnie Law, Associate Director & Principal Lecturer, Centre for Civil Society and Governance, The University of Hong Kong

The Way-forward to Achieve the Sustainability Goals

 

  • Mr. Marc Beckermann, Project Director, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
  • Mr. Frank Michel, Executive Director, ZDHC Foundation
  • Ms. Amina Razvi, Executive Director, Sustainable Apparel Coalition
  • Mr. Alex Young, Group CEO of Tex-Ray Industrial Co. Ltd.

Moderator:
Prof. Philip Yeung, Executive Director of Clothing Industry Training Authority

15:30 – 16:00 Networking Break
16:00 Panel Discussion:

Sustainable Technology Development from a Brand Perspective

 

  • Ms. Malin Lundahl, Sustainability Manager- Sales Market Greater China, H&M Group
  • Mr. Chris Moses, Senior Director, Technical Strategy and Innovation, Gap Inc.
  • Ms. Janice Ngai, Head of Sourcing Sportswear, Asia, HUGO BOSS Hong Kong Ltd.
  • Ms. Brenda Tsang, Division Manager, Eurogroup Far East Ltd.

Moderator:
Prof. Robert Meeder, CEO of Academy of Design (AOD) Sri Lanka

Collaboration for Nature and People –
A Blockchain Pilot Case Sharing

  • Mr. Amit Gautam, CEO & Founder, TextileGenesis
  • Ms. Jennifer Tam, Business Development Director, Chickslifestyle
  • Mr. Harold Weghorst, VP Global Branding, Lenzing Group

Moderator:
Ms. Karen Ho, Head of Corporate and Community Sustainability, WWF-Hong Kong

9:00 – 9:30 Registration
9:30 Day 2 Opening
‣ Welcome Remarks
‣ Opening Speech

  • Mr. Edwin Keh, CEO of The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel

‣ Keynote Presentations

  • Mr. Albert Brenninkmeijer, Board Director, C&A Foundation
  • Ms. Carol Hanlon, Founder of Textile Clothing Footwear Resource Centre of Western Australia Inc.
  • Mr. Mattias Jonsson, CEO of Re:Newcell
10:30 Introduction of Fashion Future Challenge Award
10:35 – 11:00 Networking Break
11:00 Panel Discussion:
The Positioning of Asia-Pacific in Fashion Design’s Sustainability

  • Hon. Felix Chung Kwok-pan, Member of HKSAR Legislative Council (Textiles & Garment)
  • Ms. Catherine Cole, CEO, MOTIF, ALVANON
  • Mr. Stanley Szeto, Chairman of Textile Council of Hong Kong; Executive Chairman of Lever Style Inc.
  • Mr. George Yeung, Director of Operations at Jeanswest Corporation

Moderator:
Dr. Alison Gwilt, Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, University of South Australia

12:10 Signing Ceremony of << UNFCCC Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action >>
12:15 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 Panel Discussion:

Techstyle for Sustainability

  • Mr. Mattias Jonsson, CEO of Re:Newcell
  • Ms. Brooke McEver, Product Lead at Unspun
  • Mr. Cédric Vanhoeck, Founder Regeneration bvba, Resortecs
  • Dr. Gloria Yao, Director, Project Development, The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel

Moderator:
Mr. Alexander Chan, Co-Director of The Mills Fabrica

Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Sustainable Fashion Education

  • Prof. Jane Gottelier, Master of Fashion and Knitwear Design at DeTao Masters Academy
  • Ms. Cristina Kountiou, Professor of Fashion Marketing and Management, SCAD HK
  • Prof. Robert Meeder, CEO of Academy of Design (AOD) Sri Lanka
  • Ms. Basia Szkutnicka, Professor of Practice (Fashion Design), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Moderator:
Dr. Christina Dean
Founder/Chair of Redress & Founder/CEO of The R Collective

15:00 – 15:20 Networking Break
15:20 Panel Discussion:

Getting Sustainable Fashion to Market

  • Mr. Lorenzo Albrighi, CEO & Co-Founder of Lablaco
  • Dr. Christina Dean,
    Founder/Chair of Redress & Founder/CEO of The R Collective
  • Ms. Michelle Lee, Marketing Director of The R Collective & E-Commerce Consultant
  • Ms. Dorothy Pun, Founder of 22 Factor & Vice President of Cobalt Fashion

Moderator:
Ms. Divia Harilela, Fashion Editor/Consultant

Small Steps, Big Impact, Act Together!

  • Sustainable Vision for Hong Kong Retail Industry
    Mr. Arnault Castel, Owner & Founder of Kapok Ltd.
  • Rentable Runway – Solution to longer product like span
    Ms. Ellen Ng, Owner & Founder of Pret-a-Dress
  • Every little step to build a sustainable collection
    Ms. Dawn Lee, Founder & Owner of Ruri’s World
  • Take your sick clothes to the doctors
    Ms. Kay Wong, Owner & Founder of Fashion Clinic
    Ms. Toby Crispy, Owner & Founder of Fashion Clinic
  • Waste or Treasure
    Ms. Sissi Chao, Founder of Remakehub
  • Ab Fab Sustainable!
    Mr. Kevin Germanier, Founder of Kevin Germanier
  • Youth Voice on Sustainable Lifestyle
    Youth from WWF-Hong Kong

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