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
  • Ms. Aurelie Pernel, Design Manager of DORINA
  • Prof. Thomas C. C. Wong, Chairman of Institute of International Sustainable Development

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

12:00 – 14:00 LUNCH
14:00 – 15:30 Panel Discussion 2:
Consumer Engagement in the Digital Age: Strategic Marketing for a Global and Local Audience

  • Ms. Adelene Chan, Key Account Manager of Google
  • Ms. Veronica Chou, Director of Novel Fashion Investments; Founder & CEO of Everybody & Everyone
  • Ms. Christine Chow, Co-founder & Creative Director of Tove & Libra
  • Mr. Giovanni Musillo, General Manager of Hong Kong & APAC, Goxip
  • Ms. Fiona Tang, Business Development Executive (Asia Pacific) of Hawke Media
  • Ms. Qing Zhang, Brand Manager of Klee Klee

Moderator:
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)

Moderator:
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.
  • Mr. Richard Cheng, Chairman of Clothing Industry Training Authority

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. Hong Lee, Assurance Specialist of Textile Exchange
  • Mr. Peter Majeranowski, CEO & Co-founder of Circ
  • Ms. Karin Malmstrom, Director, China & Northeast Asia, Cotton Council International
  • Mr. Rex Mok, Global VP Technical Marketing & Development of Lenzing Group
  • Ms. Akanksha Sharma, Head of Customer Engagement & Strategic Projects, TextileGenesis

Moderator:
Ms. Joyce Chau, Director Asia Pacific of amfori

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

  • Mr. Roger Chan, Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer of Cobalt Fashion Holding Limited
  • Ms. Christina Jiang, Head of Business Development Team I, TENCENT
  • Mr. Well Lam, Executive Director of High Fashion International Limited
  • Ms. Sharon Lim, Co-founder & CEO of Browzwear
  • Ms. Ayumi Takeyama, Digital Solution Consultant of SHIMA SEIKI

Moderator:
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
  • Ms. Jenny Chow, Chief Compliance Officer, UNDP SDG Innovative Finance
  • Prof. George G. Q. Huang, Head of Department & Chair Professor, Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
  • Mr. Hugo Petit, CFO of Renewcell
  • Mr. Paul Yeung, Managing Director and Head of Sales & Client Coverage, Business Banking, Commercial Banking, HSBC

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