Conference Program

Conference Program

by Dunja Hoejenbos
The convention caters to industry leaders and therefore cover a broad spectre of strategic issues, ranging across the supply chain, from raw materials to retail and from sourcing and supply chain management to retail and branding.

'Transforming Fashion Together'

The conference program consists of a keynote speaker who will be giving a general overview of key developments in the industry. The following panel discussions will elaborate on the various aspects relating to the key note speech and, of course, the convention theme ‘Transforming Fashion Together’.

Conference Program

Day 1 – November 14
Registration
09:30 – 10:30
Keynote 1:
10.30 – 10.45
The government’s perspective on industry transition
Keynote 2:
10.45 – 11.00
A multinational retailer’s perspective on industry transition
Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:20
Speaker Panel 1:
11.20 – 12.20
Creating better supply chains together:
How should we redefine the buyer-supplier relationship to enable supply chains to deliver a more sustainable product, with better conditions for its people and better profitability for the companies
Lunch
12.20 – 14.00
Speaker Panel 2:
14.00 – 15.00
Climate and Financing:  Reducing GHG emissions together
Reaching climate goals needs true partnerships and investments by all parties involved. It needs a clear direction so investments are focused. It needs a clear picture of return on investments and of the availability of capital
Coffee Break
15:00 – 15:20
Speaker Panel 3:
15.20 – 16.20
Education and Digitalisation
Digitalisation of the industry requires a transformation of processes which in turn requires different job roles and different skill sets.
Keynote 3:
16.20 – 16.45
Concluding the day with global industry trends.
Top