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A one-day conference focused on processes, practices, and tangible solutions and ways a fashion business can lead in climate change, environmental sustainability, and ethical responsibility.

Location, Date, and Time

LIM College • Maxwell Hall
216 East 45th Street
New York , NY 10017

Friday, April 12th, 2019 • 8:30am-5:30pm
Tickets
Sponsor
Press Release

For info call 212 647 0051 or email summit@fashiondex.com

THANK YOU TO OUR FABULOUS SPONSORS


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The Wastewear mission is to do our part in saving the world. Our apparel is made from 100% WASTE through a process which is sustainable, saves large amounts of water, and keeps waste out of landfills.


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Kreussler Inc. is a professional textile chemical company focusing on the dry cleaning industry. Our innovations include creating the sustainable wet cleaning process and developing bio-based SYSTEMK4 which is the most earth-friendly dry cleaning process on the market.


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KenDor takes great pride in specializing in environmentally & socially responsible knit and woven textiles. We strive to ensure that our partner mills adhere to multiple global standards of environmental and social compliance, including the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®. Tencel, rayon from bamboo, organic cotton, Modal, hemp, and recycled polyester are just a few of the many sustainable fibers we carry in our low minimum, in-stock program, and custom sourcing is available for your more specific needs.

Proudly Canadian. Serving the Global textile industry since 1953.


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Male and female models of all sizes for fitting, showroom, and print. Asian, Athletic, Big & Tall, Contemporary, Curvy, Full Figured, Intimate, Junior, Junior Plus, Maternity, Misses, Petite, Petite Plus, Shoes, Swim, Tall, Urban. Additional categories and services upon request. TRUE provides professional models for many leading fashion houses worldwide. Modeling career guidance led by top models, fashion designers and technicians. New talent interviewed daily.


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Sextet Fabrics specializes in fine gauge circular knits produced in the USA.

We make fabrics for Ready-To-Wear, Sportswear, Intimate Apparel, and Technical textile markets.

We are proud to say that our Viscose, Micro Modal and Tencel are all made from Lenzing Fiber and are considered 'Eco-friendly' due to its environmental friendliness of the chemical processing combined with its softness, drape, resistance to growth of bacteria which create odors, and other properties.


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Fish leather manufacturer/agent out of Canada, carefully selecting, processing and transforming a variety of fish skins into a unique and exotic leather.


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The North American Suri Company is dedicated to the promotion of Suri fiber - one of the rarest protein fibers on the planet. Natural, earth friendly, and luxurious. Stop by our table and learn how you can incorporate Suri into your sustainable fashion program.


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Join TEXWORLD for one of the largest sourcing events on the East Coast for apparel fabric buyers, product R&D specialists, designers, merchandisers and sourcing professionals. Texworld USA is an international business platform and can't-miss industry event that offers a wide product range covering the entire fabric spectrum – season to season attendees discover textiles of innovative structures, material mixes, and surprising color palettes.


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Our custom woven clothing labels are made to your specifications including logos, colors, and styles on your choice of fabric. We offer professional services, quick turn-around, low prices, and very low minimums with NO SETUP FEE on every label order. 


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Fashion Mingle is a fashion tech startup that is pioneering a powerful networking platform for fashion industry professionals. We believe that growing a successful fashion business begins with a strong local fashion community.


THANK YOU TO OUR AMAZING SPEAKERS

VP, Social Consciousness
Eileen Fisher

VP of Sustainability
Product and Business Strategy
Mara Hoffman

Chief Brand Strategist
Executive Advisor
Mara Hoffman


Director of Strategic Initiatives
The RealReal

Director of Sustainability
Loomstate

Sustainability
Allbirds

Founder of FABSCRAP



Development
Sustainable Apparel Coalition


Executive Director
Waterkeeper Alliance


Founder/CEO
Sourcemap Inc.


Executive Director
Custom Collaborative

Founder and CEO 
Sustainable and Ethical
Sourcing


Patagonia District Environmental Coordinator NYCT


LIM College’s Dean of Graduate Studies

Business Development Manager
Intrinsic Advanced Materials

Associate Chair of
Fashion Merchandising
LIM College


Founder & Executive Director
Mercado Global


CEO
Bishop Collective

Business Development Manager, Innerwear & Knits, Lenzing Fibers

Senior Director Sea and Air Logistics North America
Kuehne and Nagel


Founder and Creative Director of McGuffin&Co

Founder
Suuchi Inc.


Co-Founder of BPCM

Business Development Manager
Intrinsic Advanced Materials


HOVE Social Good Intelligence


Faculty, LIM College

Vice President for
Academic Affairs
LIM College

Faculty, LIM College
Founder, Fashiondex
Climate Reality Corps

SUMMIT 2019 SCHEDULE*

*subject to change

8:30 - 9:00am


Check-in & Breakfast

9:00am- 10:10am

MAIN HALL

Fashion, Ethics and Environmental and Social Justice
Dr. Gayathri Banavara of LIM College
Celine DeCarlo of Mara Hoffman
Karenna Gore of Center for Earth Ethics
Andrea Kennedy of LIM College and Fashiondex
Ngozi Okaro of Custom Collaborative
Marc Yaggi of Waterkeeper Alliance

10:10am- 10:50am

MAIN HALL

Sustainability and the Bottom Line at Eileen Fisher 
Amy Hall of Eileen Fisher

10:50am - 11:05am

MAIN HALL

Sustainability and Textile Waste
Jessica Schreiber of Fabscrap

11:10am- 12:00pm

EAST WING

Ethical and Place-Based Manufacturing
Fatima Anwar of Sustainable and Ethical Sourcing
Dr. Gayathri Banavara of LIM College
Ruth DeGolia of Mercado Global
Dimitri Koumbis of Bishop Collective and LIM College
Suuchi Ramesh of Suuchi Inc.

WEST WING

Burak Ayata of Kuehne and Nagel & LIM College
Andrea Kennedy of LIM College & Fashiondex

12:00pm- 12:45pm

MAIN HALL

Measuring Impacts of What We Make
Scott Miller of Sustainable Apparel Coalition

12:45pm - 1:30pm


 Lunch and Networking

AM session ends at 12:45pm
PM session begins at 1:30pm

1:30pm- 2:05pm

MAIN HALL

Sustainability at Allbirds
Hana Kajimura of Allbirds

2:10pm- 2:35pm

MAIN HALL

Sustainability and the Circular Economy
Allison Sommer of The Real Real

2:35pm- 3:15pm

MAIN HALL

Circular Textile Innovations
Dennis Baacke of Intrinsic Textile Innovations
Malvina Hoxha of Lenzing Fibers
Michael Londrigan of LIM College

3:20pm - 4:10pm

EAST WING

Digital and Data Solutions to Sustainability
Leonardo Bonanni of Sourcemap
Michael Londrigan of LIM College
Cindy Lin of Hove Social Goods

WEST WING

Robert Conrad of LIM College
Tara Maurice of McGuffin & Co
Carrie Ellen Phillips of BPCM

4:15pm - 5:15pm

MAIN HALL

Sustainability and the Responsible Brand Experts
Dr. Susan Baxter of LIM College
Katina Boutis of Loomstate
Brenna Cohen of Patagonia
Dana Davis of Mara Hoffman

5:15 - 5:45pm


Cocktails and Conversation 


Thank you from Fashiondex.com and LIM College

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Mobirise

The Wastewear mission is to do our part in saving the world. Our apparel is made from 100% WASTE through a process which is sustainable, saves large amounts of water, and keeps waste out of landfills.