A series of 20 weekly conferences focusing on processes, practices, strategies, and solutions for fashion businesses to lead in climate change, social responsibility, environmental sustainability and circularity.

Every Thursday from
July 9th through November 19th, 2020
1:00-2:00pm EST / 10:00-11:00am PST



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The Accessories Council sponsors educational seminars, networking events, seasonal trend reports, marketing & advertising co-op initiatives, design & marketing awards for area fashion students, our exciting annual silent auction, social media events, and the esteemed black tie ACE Award Gala, an annual tribute to the leaders of the accessory industry.


OUR SPEAKERS

More speakers added daily!

Julie Verdugo


Director of Sustainability and Social Impact at Free People

Sara Kozlowski

Director of Education
Sustainable Strategies
CFDA

Lewis Perkins


President
Apparel Impact Institute

Karen Giberson


President & CEO
The Accessories Council

Jessica Couch


Founder
Luxor and Finch

Jessica Osborn


CEO & Founder
Privy Label

Tsui Pappas

Director of Sustainability and Product Development Sourcing
JS Group

Burak Ayata

Senior Director Sea and Air Logistics North America
Kuehne and Nagel

Kathleen Heygesi


Senior Sustainability
Manager at Flexport

Lisa Diegel


Senior Sustainability
Manager at Marc Jacobs

Amy Hall


VP, Social Consciousness
Eileen Fisher

Ilka Jordan


Founder & CEO
Jordan Alliance Group

Jaclyn Jones


Founder and CEO
Clover & Cobbler

Tara St James


Founder Study NY and
Re:Source

Beth Esponnette


Co-Founder
Unspun

Avedis Seferian


President & CEO
WRAP

Casey Royster

Director Product
Development & Production
Derek Lam

David Burnett


President
B&B  

Jessica Schrieber


Founder
FABSCRAP

Kathleen Kirkwood


Founder
B.R.A. ® Recycling Agency

David M. Prentice

VP Sales, On-Point Manufacturing

Samuel Man

Policy Advisor
NYC Mayor's Office of Sustainability

Eddie Rhodman, Jr.

CEO & Founder
Rhodman Enterprises PR and Brand Management

Terance Coffee

Event Planner/Producer
T.Coffee Events
Professor, LIM College and FIT

Daniella Platt


Communications &
Brand Strategist
@LookingGoodYAYA 

Valerie Eguavoen

Director of External Relations and Development
Repairers of the Breach
Creator of ON A CURVE 

Simone Cipriani


Ethical Fashion Initiative
Chief Technical Adviser

Kevin J Patel


Founder and Executive Director One Up Action

Dana Davis

VP of Sustainability, Product and Business Strategy
Mara Hoffman

Rachel K. Lincoln


Director of Sustainability
prAna Living

Tara Maurice


Founder and Creative Director/McGuffin&Co

Katina Boutis


Director of Sustainability
AWAY

Runa Ray


Creative Head & Founder
Runa Ray

Philippa Attwood


Corporate Partnerships
Tree Nation

Eszter Csicsai


Member Engagement
Sustainable Apparel Coalition  

Ngozi Okaro


Founder
Custom Collaborative

Melissa Shea


CEO / Cofounder
Fashion Mingle 

Lee Kindberg

Director, Environment & Sustainability
Maersk

Ashley Gill


Director of Standards
Textile Exchange

Jordana Guimarães


Co-Founder
Fashinnovation

Anna Livermore


Founder & CEO
V.Mora

Elizabeth Pulos


Senior Manager, Social Compliance & Sustainability
Macy's

Joelle Bond


Technical Designer
Athleta

Hope Freedman


Consumer & Brand
Purpose Marketer
Adjunct Faculty, LIM College

Soli Shin

Associate Vice President at the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP)

Michelle Alleyne

Founder
Fashion Strategist
M Shop NYC

Alexandra McNair


Founder and CEO
Fashion FWD

Nancy Miller


Chair, Fashion Merchandising
LIM College

Jamie Campbell


Manager Sizing and Fitting Human Solutions of No.America

Sabrina Moscola


Director of Product Management Ballet Group

Katie Moore


Senior Design Director
Dr. Scholls

Andrea Ferris


Co-Founder
Intrinsic Textiles Group

Fatima Anwar


Founder and CEO
Ethical & Sustainable Sourcing

Abigail Kammerzell

 
U.S. Sustainability Manager
H&M

Hana Kajimura


Manager of Sustainability
Allbirds

Sharon Rowe


Founder and CEO
Eco-Bags Products, Inc.

Ryan W. Hunt

Co-Founder
Chief Technology Officer
ALGIX | BLOOM

Jorge Mataix


Vice-President
Belda Llorens

Jenny Siede


Chief Thinker/Maker
In Style Exchange

Diviya Loomba


VP of Business Development
Eagle Fabrics

Leonardo Bonanni


Founder/CEO
Sourcemap Inc.

Rich Cohen


Founder
Elevate

Eurydice Sanchez

Assistant Director of Career Development
LIM College

Nick Ammaturo

Co-Founder/COO Fad
Head Global Procurement
Subway

Chung Yu


Director
MCM Enterprise

Mark Messura

Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain Marketing
Cotton Incorporated

Travis Wells


Pre-production, Fit, Sizing & Global Sustainability

Dorothy Crouch


Managing Editor
Apparel News

Annie Agle

Director of Brand & Impact
Cotopaxi

Megan Stoneburner
Azim

Director of Sustainability and Sourcing
Outerknown


Kerry Bannigan

Founder
Conscious Fashion Campaign

Nicole Prudence

Design Director
Dr. Scholls

Cameron Walker


GM and VP
Icebreaker

Alice Hartley

Brand and Product Sustainability
Gap Inc.

Tony Verutti


Director of Partnerships
Parley for the Oceans

Cynthia Power


Director
Eileen Fisher Renew

Suuchi Ramesh

Founder
Suuchi Inc.

OUR TEAM

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Tara Truhan

Corporate & University Partnerships
LIM College

Andrea Kennedy

Sustainability Lead, Fashiondex

Francesca Crognale


Social Media Manager
Fashiondex

Rebecca Margolis

Sustainability
Coordinator Intern
Fashiondex

Monica Rakocy

East Coast
Representative
Fashiondex

Juana Baltazar

West Coast
Representative
Fashiondex

Amie Blumberg

Vice President of Industry Relations
LIM College

Gladys Williams


Director of Advertising
Fashiondex

Rylee Bott


Fashion and Sustainability Student LIM College


Austin Sierra


Fashion and Sustainability Student LIM College


Bettina Hobson


Co-Moderator
MPS Graduate
LIM College 

Madison Ross

Co-Moderator
Supply Chain Coordinator
West Elm
LIM Alum 2019
International Business, B.S.


WEEKLY SUMMIT SPEAKERS SCHEDULE

Session updates added daily!

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A Conversation on Sustainability in Fashion with Free People and PrAna
Click here to watch week 1

A Conversation on Sustainability and Helping Fashion Brands Lower Their Impacts
A Conversation on Sustainability and Sourcing with Local and Domestic Suppliers






A Conversation on Circularity and Closed Loop Materials

A Conversation on Fashion Waste and the Circular Economy

A Conversation on Social Compliance and Ensuring Ethical Practices in Fashion
Click here to watch week 11

An Open Conversation on Transparency Traceability, and Accountability Technologies
Click here to watch week 12

A Conversation on Sustainability at Allbirds
Click here to watch week 13

Conversation with Influencers on Brand Management, 
A Conversation on Material Sustainability





Week 17
A Conversation on Working towards Brand & Store Environmental Sustainability 

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Thursday, October 29th, 2020 1:00-2:00pm EST / 10:00-11:00am PST

Policy Advisor
NYC Mayor's Office of Sustainability


Corporate Partnerships
Tree Nation

Elizabeth Pulos

Senior Manager, Social Compliance & Sustainability
Macy's

Associate Vice President at the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP)

Sustainability Lead, Fashiondex
Asst.Professor, LIM College


Week 18
An Open Conversation on Sustainability & Authenticity in Fashion Marketing

Thursday, November 5th, 2020 1:00-2:00pm EST / 10:00-11:00am PST

Communications &
Brand Strategist
@LookingGoodYAYA 


CEO / Cofounder
Fashion Mingle 

Consumer & Brand
Purpose Marketer
Adjunct Faculty, LIM College

Event Planner/Producer
T.Coffee Events
Professor, LIM College and FIT


Week 19
Sustainability in Fashion: Conversation with Sustainable Brands

Thursday, November 12th, 2020 1:00-2:00pm EST / 10:00-11:00am PST

Director of Sustainability and Product Development Sourcing/JS Group


GM and VP
Icebreaker


Week 20
Conversations on Fashion, Passion and Climate Action

Thursday, November 19th, 2020 3:00-4:30pm EST / 12:00-1:30pm PST


Creative Head & Founder
Runa Ray


Founder and Executive Director
One Up Action


Founder
Conscious Fashion Campaign

Director of External Relations and Development
Repairers of the Breach
Creator of ON A CURVE 


Week 1
A Conversation on Sustainability in Fashion with Free People and PrAna

Thursday, July 9th, 2020: 1:00-2:00pm EST / 10:00-11:00am PST


Director of Sustainability and Social Impact at Free People


Director of Sustainability
prAna Living


Co-Founder
Fashinnovation


Week 2
A Conversation on Sustainability and Helping Fashion Brands Lower Their Impacts

Thursday, July 16th, 2020: 1:00-2:00pm EST / 10:00-11:00am PST


President & CEO
The Accessories Council


President
Apparel Impact Institute

Director of Education
Sustainable Strategies
CFDA


Member Engagement
Sustainable Apparel Coalition  


Week 3
A Conversation on Sustainability and Sourcing with Local and Domestic Suppliers

Thursday, July 23rd, 2020 1:00-2:00pm EST / 10:00-11:00am PST

David M. Prentice


VP Sales
On-Point Manufacturing

Jessica Osborn


CEO & Founder
Privy Label

Director of Sustainability and Product Development Sourcing/JS Group


Chief Thinker/Maker
In Style Exchange


Founder & CEO
V.Mora


VP of Business Development
Eagle Fabrics


Week 4
A Conversation on Sustainability at Outerknown, Mara Hoffman and Away.

Thursday, July 30th, 2020 1:00-2:00pm EST / 10:00-11:00am PST

Director of Sustainability and Sourcing, Outerknown

Director of Sustainability
AWAY

VP of Sustainability, Product and Business Strategy
Mara Hoffman

Consumer & Brand
Purpose Marketer
Adjunct Faculty, LIM College


Week 5
A Conversation on Sustainability and Reducing Transportation Impacts in Fashion and Global Supply Chains

Thursday, August 6th, 2020: 1:00-2:00pm EST / 10:00-11:00am PST


Senior Sustainability Manager at Flexport

Senior Director Sea and Air Logistics North America
Kuehne and Nagel

Director, Environment & Sustainability
Maersk

Sustainability Lead, Fashiondex
Asst.Professor, LIM College

Co-Founder/COO Fad
Head Global Procurement
Subway


Week 6
A Conversation on Sustainability and Fashion at Marc Jacobs, Derek Lam, and Dr. Scholl's

Thursday, August 13th, 2020: 1:00-2:00pm EST / 10:00-11:00am PST


Senior Sustainability Manager at Marc Jacobs


Director of Product
Development & Production
Derek Lam


Senior Design Director
Dr. Scholls


Design Director 
Dr. Scholls

Assistant Director
Professional Development
and Advising
LIM College


Week 7
A Conversation on Sustainability in Fashion at Cotopaxi, H&M, and Eileen Fisher

Thursday, August 20th, 2020: 1:00-2:00pm EST / 10:00-11:00am PST


VP, Social Consciousness
Eileen Fisher


U.S. Sustainability Manager
H&M


Director of Brand & Impact
Cotopaxi


Director of Product
Management
Ballet Group


Week 8
A Conversation on Sustainable, On-Demand and Place-Based Production

Thursday, August 27th, 2020 1:00-2:00pm EST / 10:00-11:00am PST


Co-Founder
Unspun


Director
MCM Enterprise


Founder and CEO
Clover & Cobbler


SR. Vice President, Sales
OnPoint Manufacturing

Founder
Custom Collaborative

Founder Study NY and
Re:Source


Week 9
A Conversation on Circularity and Closed Loop Materials

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Thursday, September 3rd, 2020 1:00-2:00pm EST / 10:00-11:00am PST


Co-Founder
Intrinsic Textiles Group


Director of Standards
Textile Exchange


Director
Belda Llorens


Founder and CEO
Ethical & Sustainable Sourcing

Tony Verutti


Director of Partnerships
Parley for the Oceans

Co-Founder
Chief Technology Officer
ALGIX | BLOOM


Week 10
A Conversation on Fashion Waste and the Circular Economy




Thursday, September 10th, 2020 1:00-2:00pm EST / 10:00-11:00am PST


Founder 
FABSCRAP


Founder
 B.R.A. ® recycling Agency


Founder
Elevate


Founder and Creative Director/McGuffin&Co


Director
Eileen Fisher Renew

Sustainability Lead, Fashiondex
Asst.Professor, LIM College


Week 11
A Conversation on Social Compliance and Ensuring Ethical Practices in Fashion 

Thursday, September 17th, 2020 1:00-2:00pm EST / 10:00-11:00am PST


President and CEO
WRAP


Ethical Fashion Initiative
Chief Technical Adviser


Founder and CEO
Ethical & Sustainable Sourcing


Chair, Fashion Merchandising
LIM College


Week 12
An Open Conversation on Transparency Traceability, and Accountability Technologies

September 24th, 2020 1:00-2:00pm EST / 10:00-11:00am PST


VP of Marketing
Suuchi Inc.


Founder/CEO
Sourcemap Inc.


Founder & CEO
Jordan Alliance Group


Founder & Fashion Strategist
M Shop NYC


Week 13
A Conversation on Sustainability at Allbirds 

Thursday, October 1st, 2020 1:00-2:00pm EST / 10:00-11:00am PST


Manager of Sustainability
Allbirds


Week 14
Conversation with Influencers on Brand Management, 
Equity and Sustainability in Fashion

Thursday, October 8th, 2020 1:00-2:00pm EST / 10:00-11:00am PST


CEO & Founder
Rhodman Enterprises PR and Brand Management

Director of External Relations and Development
Repairers of the Breach
Creator of ON A CURVE 


Event Planner/Producer
T.Coffee Events
Professor, LIM College and FIT


Week 15
A Conversation on Material Sustainability

Thursday, October 15th, 2020 1:00-2:00pm EST / 10:00-11:00am PST


Director
Belda Llorens


Founder and CEO
Fashion FWD


Founder and CEO
Eco-Bags Products, Inc.

Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain Marketing
Cotton Incorporated


Brand and Product Sustainability
Gap Inc.


Managing Editor
Apparel News


Week 16
Reducing Waste: A Conversation on Sustainability, Sizing and Garment Fit

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 1:00-2:00pm EST / 10:00-11:00am PST

Jamie Campbell


Manager Sizing and Fitting Human Solutions of No.America


Founder
Luxor and Finch


President
B&B  


Technical Designer
Athleta


Pre-production, Fit, Sizing & Global Sustainability


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