Focuses on Progress in Production

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, September 11th, 2020 • 8:30am-5:30pm
Tickets
Sponsor
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Summit 2019
Summit 2018

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

THANK YOU TO OUR FABULOUS SPONSORS




Belda Llorens- producing sustainable yarns for over 60 years and the first in the world to spin yarn for knitting from recycled fibers.

Ecolife Yarn by Belda Llorens is a sustainable yarn saving resources for every lb produced, and is made with the best technology and guaranteed quality.

Ecolife is distributed in Europe, North Africa and America, where lowering the climate footprint for the planet is important.

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, 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.


OUR AMAZING SPEAKERS

More speakers added weekly.

Avedis Seferian


Senior Sustainability Manager at Marc Jacobs


President and CEO
WRAP


Founder Study NY and
Re:Source


Co-Founder Unspun


VP, Social Consciousness
Eileen Fisher

Manager Sizing & Fitting - Fashion Human Solutions of North America, Inc.

Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain Marketing
Cotton Incorporated


CEO and Co-Founder
Suuchi Inc.


Chair, Fashion Merchandising
LIM College


Director USA and Canada
RePack


Managing Director
MCM Enterprise 


SR. Vice President, Sales
OnPoint Manufacturing

Avedis Seferian

Senior Director, Agricultural & Environmental Research
Cotton Incorporated

Avedis Seferian


Founder of FABSCRAP


Founder and CEO
Clover & Cobbler

Avedis Seferian

Vice President of Production RTW Accessories & Footwear at
3.1 Phillip Lim

Avedis Seferian

Director of Industry
Engagement
Textile Exchange

Avedis Seferian


Program Manager
Flexport.org

Avedis Seferian

Senior Manager, Social Compliance & Sustainability
Macy's

Avedis Seferian

Business Development Manager, Innerwear & Knits,
Lenzing Fibers

Avedis Seferian


CEO
DL1961 Premium Denim

Avedis Seferian


Consumer & Brand Purpose Marketer LIM College Faculty 

Avedis Seferian


Founder and CEO,
Eco-Bags Products

Avedis Seferian


Manager, Member Engagement 
Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Avedis Seferian


Faculty, LIM College
Founder, Fashiondex

SUMMIT 2020 SCHEDULE*

*Subject to change

8:30am - 8:55am


Check-in & Breakfast

9:00am- 9:15am

MAIN HALL

Reducing Impacts @ the Fashion
& Sustainability Summit

Andrea Kennedy of LIM College and Fashiondex

9:15am- 9:45am

MAIN HALL

Making Action Plans @ Eileen Fisher
Amy Hall of Eileen Fisher

9:45am - 10:30am

MAIN HALL

Domestic Production Panel
Tara St James of Re:Source
Jaclyn Jones of Clover & Cobbler
Suuchi Ramesh of Suuchi Inc.
Chung Yu of MCM Enterprises

10:30am - 11:00am

COFFEE & NETWORKING

11:00am - 11:45pm

EAST WING

Packaging Solutions
Mitch Barlas of RePack
Hope Freedman of LIM College
Sharon Rowe of Eco-Bags Products

WEST WING

Transportation Solutions
Kathleen Hegyesi of Flexport
Andrea Kennedy of LIM College and Fashiondex

11:45am - 12:30pm

MAIN HALL

Responsible Brand Panel
Zahra Ahmed of DL1961
Katina Boutis of Away
Lisa Diegel of Marc Jacobs
Tsui Yuen-Pappas of Philip Lim

12:30pm - 1:00pm

MAIN HALL

Eco-Life Yarns
Jorge Mataix

1:00pm - 1:30pm

LUNCH

1:30pm - 2:15pm

MAIN HALL

On-Demand Production
Beth Esponnette of Unspun
Nancy Miller of LIM College
David Prentice of OnPoint Manufacturing

2:15pm - 3:00pm

MAIN HALL

Climate Action & Cotton
Dr. Ed Barnes of Cotton Inc.
Céleste Lilore of Textile Exchange
Mark Messura of Cotton Inc.

3:00pm - 3:15pm

COFFEE & NETWORKING

3:15pm - 4:00pm


EAST WING

TBD


WEST WING

Circular Textile Solutions
Céleste Lilore of Textile Exchange
Malvina Hoxha of Lenzing Fibers

4:00pm - 4:45pm

MAIN HALL

Socially Responsible Production
Nancy Miller of LIM College
Avedis Seferian of WRAP

4:45pm - 5:30pm                      

MAIN HALL

Change Makers Panel
Eszter Csicsai of Sustainable Apparel Coalition
Hope Freedman of LIM Panel
Elizabeth Pulos of Macys
Jessica Schreiber of FABSCRAP

5:30pm - 6:30pm

WINE & NETWORKING


Thank you from Fashiondex.com and LIM College

Summit-Floor-Plan-2018.pdf