While we’re bummed we can’t gather IRL this July, we’re thrilled to bring our popular Expert Talks series directly to you, LIVE! Join us Monday, July 20 – Thursday, July 23 for captivating discussions and technical presentations led by experts, blazing the trail toward a more sustainable and resilient industry. To register, simply select the sessions (below) that you wish to participate. If you are unable to attend a live session, the recording will be shared with registrants in the days to follow. To view the details of each session, visit https://www.functionalfabricfair.com/new-york/en-us/expert-talks-live-webinar-series.html

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Expert Talks Live Webinar Series Schedule
You may choose which sessions to register for on the next page

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MONDAY, JULY 20, 2020

10:00 AM — Microfiber Analysis for More Sustainable Product Development | Dr. Jan Beringer, Senior Scientific Expert, Hohenstein Institute

11:30 AM Social Impact is the New Black: Where the fashion and apparel industry is going wrong with diversityModerated by: Tara Donaldson, Editorial Director, Sourcing Journal

1:00 PM — Growth strategies that work - Learn the 6 most important areas in your apparel business for guaranteed growth | Ana Kristiansson, Founder, Apparel Entrepreneurship

TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2020

10:00 AM — Colors & Trends - Summer 2022 / Stories of Another Tomorrow | Nora Kühner, Color Expert & Design Consultant

11:30 AM — Verification and Validation: Communicating Sustainability Efforts to Consumers | Elana Taylor, Account Executive, Hohenstein Institute of America

1:00 PM — Waste and Natural Fibers: A Pathway to Circularity and Localization in Fashion IndustryTricia Langman, Director of Design & Trend, Spoogi

WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2020

10:00 AM — Utilizing 3D and 4D Technologies – A Fitting Solution for Faster Design Processes | Dr. Jan Beringer, Senior Scientific Expert, Hohenstein Institute

11:30 AM — Fabric Forum: Exploring the categoriesAlexa Dehmel, Trend Curator & Design Consultant, Active Sports Design

1:00 PM — Sustainable Sourcing and Supply Chain Management | Elana Taylor, Account Executive, Hohenstein Institute of America

THURSDAY, JULY 23, 2020

10:00 AM — Inspired by Nature: The evolution of Sport & Textile | Nora Kühner, Color Expert & Design Consultant

11:30 AM — Forecasting Fabric TrendsAlexa Dehmel, Trend Curator & Design Consultant, Active Sports Design

1:00 PM — Collaboration is Key | Diana Wyman, Executive Director, The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC)

 

The views and opinions expressed by 2020 Expert Talks Live Webinar Series speakers do not reflect the views of Functional Fabric Fair or Reed Exhibitions.