by Jan Appel


We have translated our theme ‘Our industry in transition: Building stronger, smarter and more sustainable supply chains into a conference program of keynote speeches and panel sessions featuring speakers and moderators from all over the world. The quality of the speakers is high, featuring a mix of c-level speakers from brands, retailers, manufacturers, associations, and top class suppliers to the industry.

Check out this year’s impressive line-up of speakers:

  • Yusuf Amdani, Chairman, GK Foundation; Author, Forbes Books (Keynote)
  • Tom Glaser, Former Tapestry & VF Corporation Executive (Keynote)
  • Brad Ballentine, CEO, MAS ACME USA
  • Jo Anne Benson, Senior Director, Product Solutions, Pivot88
  • Alejandro Ceballos, General Manager, Laboratorios Alfer; Vice President, VESTEX
  • Katie Crumpton, Executive Account Manager, Cotton Incorporated
  • Sarah Dadush, Professor of Law, Rutgers University; Director, Responsible Contracting Project
  • Karin De León, Director, VESTEX
  • Cindy DiPietrantonio, CEO & President, Boathouse Sports
  • Becky Flax, Assistant Professor, Textile Design, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Sandra Gagnon, Director, 3D Virtual/Transformation, Target
  • Petra Ghicu, Management Consultant, McKinsey & Company
  • Leila Naja Hibri, CEO, The Australian Fashion Council
  • Mark Jarvis, Managing Director, WTiN
  • Aysegul Kaya, Innovation & Sustainability Manager, TYH TEKSTİL A.S
  • Meghan Kelly, Assistant Professor, Textile Design, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Jennifer Knight, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles, Consumer Goods, Materials Industries, Critical Minerals and Metals Industry and Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Alexander Kohnstamm, Executive Director, Fair Wear Foundation
  • Steve Lamar, President & CEO, American Apparel & Footwear Association
  • Bryant LaPres, Senior Director, Industry Engagement, Apparel Impact Institute
  • Sheng Lu, PhD., Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies, University of Delaware
  • Kimberly Morgan, Chief Commercial Officer, K3
  • Jessica Ramey, CEO, Mercantilia Consulting; Production Manager, lemlem
  • Avedis Seferian, President & CEO, Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP)
  • Dominic Sluiter, 3D Adoption Partner, EnhanceThat
  • Ganesh Subramanian, Founder & CEO, Stylumia
  • John Thorbeck, Chairman, Chainge Capital
  • Scott Walton, Head of Global Business Development Brands, Kornit Digital
  • Julie Willoughby, PhD., Chief Commercialization Officer, Circ