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January 21 — 23, 2019 Javits Center, NYC REGISTER NOW

2018 Summer Seminar Series

Review and watch our Summer 2018 Seminar Series organized by Lenzing Fibers.

Day 1

FASHION 101: HOW TO START A FASHION LINE ( PART 1 )
Mercedes Gonzalez, Founder and Director - Global Purchasing Companies

“VERTIGO” - AUTUMN/WINTER 2019 - 2020
Louis Gerin, Texworld USA Art Directors - Texworld USA

GLOBAL SOURCING - SUCCESSFULLY NAVIGATING SOURCING IN THE AMERICAS, BANGLADESH, INDIA AND KOREA
Moderator: Edward Hertzman, Founder + CEO - Sourcing Journal
Fatima Anwar, Founder + CEO - Sustainable + Ethical Apparel Sourcing
Marci Zaroff, Founder + CEO - Metawear
Diego Cuenca, Sales Representative - Mercardos Internacionales, S.A. de C.V.

CHOOSING PREFERRED FIBERS MAKES A DIFFERENCE
Moderator: Celeste Lilore, Director of Industry Engagement - Textile Exchange
Karla Magruder, Founder - Fabrikology International
Malvina Hoxha, Manager, Business Development, Apparel/ Knits - Lenzing Fibers
David Sasso, Vice President, Sales - Buhler Quality Yarns/ Samil Spinning

Day 2

FASHION 101: HOW TO START A FASHION LINE ( PART 2 )
Mercedes Gonzalez, Founder and Director - Global Purchasing Companies

RIVERBLUE FILM SCREENING
Tara St. James, “Production Coordinator + Research Fellow” - Pratt Institute - Brooklyn Fashion and Design Accelerator
Alex Penades, Brand Director North America - Jeanologia

MICROPLASTICS: THE HIDDEN PROBLEM WITH MICROFIBERS
Moderator: Arthur Friedman, Senior Editor - Sourcing Journal
Tricia Carey, Director of Business Development Apparel, Denim - Lenzing Fibers
Kristen Kern, Government Relations Representative - American Apparel & Footwear Association

THE KEY TO CONFIDENCE: DECONSUMPTION - DO CONSUMERS REALLY WANT TO BUY LESS?
Trish Martin, Consultant - OEKO-TEX

Day 3

HOW APPAREL CAN ADVANCE THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGS)
Moderator: Caterina A Conti, Ambassador - Textile Exchange
Andreas Dorner, Commercial Director, Europe + Americas -Textiles Lenzing Fibers
Joanne Beatty, Director - KPMG

MADE IN THE USA: PANEL DISCUSSION ON HOW TO PRODUCE A FASHION LINE IN AMERICA IN 2018 AND WHERE AMERICAN MANUFACTURING IS HEADED
Moderator: Christine Daal, Fashion Business & Career Coach, Image Consultant + Stylist, Speaker - Fashion, Angel, Warrior
Laura Dotolo, Managing Principal - Clutch Bags LLC / Clutch Made
Anthony Lilore, Ambassador + Sustainability All-Star -RESTORE Clothing
Eric Beroff, President - Spoiled Rotten USA, Inc.

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