2021 Program


9:30 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 10:15 Day 1 Opening

Welcome Remarks
Hon. Felix Chung Kwok-pan, Chairman of Fashion Summit (HK) 2021

Keynote Speech by Guest of Honour
Mr. Edward Yau Tang-wah, GBS, JP, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development,
HKSAR Government

Opening Speech
Mr. Richard Cheng, Chairman of Clothing Industry Training Authority

10:30 – 12:00 Panel Discussion 1: What are the Designs for the Future?

  • Dr. Alison Gwilt, Associate Professor of Design, University of New South Wales
  • Mr. Vincent Li, Director & Designer of VINCENT LI
  • Prof. Thomas C. C. Wong, Chairman of Institute of International Sustainable Development

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

12:00 – 14:00 LUNCH
14:00 – 15:30 Panel Discussion 2: Winning Cloud Marketing

  • Mr. Julian Ho, Director & General Manager of D Byford Holdings Ltd.
  • Mr. Giovanni Musillo, General Manager of Hong Kong & SEA, Goxip
  • Ms. Fiona Tang, Business Development Executive (Asia Pacific) of Hawke Media

Ms. Janice Wang, CEO of Alvanon

15:30 – 16:00 Networking Break
16:00 – 17:30 Panel Discussion 3: Are we failing the future of fashion with the lack of sustainability education?

  • Dr. Chris Lo, Associate Professor, Institute of Textiles and Clothing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Ms. Morgane Parizot, Education Director of REDRESS
  • Ms. Sara Stefanski, Senior Director, Global Sustainability & Responsibility Strategy, VF Corporation
  • Ms. Miruna Vlad, Dirty Laundry – Amsterdam Fashion Institute (AMFI)

Ms. Tanja Wessels, Co-founder & Head of Communications, Revive Consulting

9:30 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 10:30 Day 2 Opening

Opening Address

  • Ms. Jersey Yuen, Assistant Head of Create Hong Kong, HKSAR Government
  • Ms. Vanessa Cheung, Group Managing Director of Nan Fung Development Ltd.

Keynote Presentation
Ms. Lindita Xhaferi-Salihu, Sectors Engagement Lead, UN Climate Change – Global Climate Action

10:30 – 12:00 Panel Discussion 4: Future Fashion Materials

  • Mr. Bruce Atherley, Executive Director of Cotton Council International
  • Mr. Amit Gautam, CEO & Founder of TextileGenesis
  • Mr. Hong Lee, Assurance Specialist of Textile Exchange
  • Mr. Peter Majeranowski, CEO of Circ
  • Mr. Rex Mok, Global VP Technical Marketing & Development of Lenzing Group

Ms. Joyce Chau, Director Asia Pacific of amfori

12:00 – 14:00 LUNCH
14:00 – 15:30 Panel Discussion 5: Multifaceted Virtual Fashion

  • Mr. Well Lam, Executive Director of High Fashion International Limited
  • Ms. Ayumi Takeyama, Digital Solution Consultant of SHIMA SEIKI

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

15:30 – 15:50 Networking Break
15:50 – 17:20 Panel Discussion 6: Green Finance – Resilient to Changes

  • Dr. Peter Cheng, Chairman of Hanbo Enterprises Limited
  • Mr. Hugo Petit, CFO of Re:newcell

Prof. Emil Chan, FinTech Committee Chairman of Smart City Consortium