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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE 2018-08-31T09:46:50+00:00

CONFERENCE
SCHEDULE AND VENUE

What’s Going On? A discourse on Fashion, Design and Sustainability

31st OCTOBER

NATURE & CULTURE

This session will explore agendas such as, but not limited to, fashion learning from nature, fashion and human nature, fashion systems for sustainability & fashion habits and habitats. It will reference fashion’s social practice, fashion making and meaning, cultures of care & fashion’s identity, stories and rituals.

8.30 – 9.00am Coffee and Registration

Welcome
Dilys Williams – Director Centre for Sustainable Fashion

Opening
Mary Creagh – Member of UK Parliament

PRESENTATIONS
Kate Fletcher – Professor of Sustainability, Design, Fashion, Centre for Sustainable Fash- ion, London College of Fashion
Helen Crowley – Head of Sustainable Sourcing Innovation, Kering
Chair – to be confirmed

IN CONVERSATION
Katharine Hamnett – Fashion Designer

12.00pm | LUNCH

13.00pm PARALLEL SESSIONS

Break

PRESENTATIONS
Stephen Sterling – Emeritus Professor University of Plymouth
Edwina Ehrman – Senior Exhibition Curator, curator of Fashioned From Nature, Victoria & Albert Hall Museum
Praveen Nahar – Senior Faculty member in Industrial Design, National Institute of Design – India
Chair – to be confirmed

17.00 – 17.30pm | CLOSING REMARKS

19.30pm | Gala Reception
The Gala Reception will take place at the House of St Barnabas (Soho).

The House of St Barnabas is a charity pledging to break the cycle of homelessness and social exclusion in London. It runs a social enterprise, a not-for-profit members’ club, which helps to fund its Employment Academy aimed at supporting people back into lasting paid work. The House of St Barnabas is seeking to redefine the notion of a members’ club, to challenge stereotypes around the idea of exclusivity and to create a different kind of membership. The club is a creative, socially conscious and vibrant space.

1st NOVEMBER

POWER & SOCIETY

This session will explore agendas such as, but not limited to, fashion design for democracy, fashion business practices for better buying, fashion education for equality, fashion as activism, fashion and politics. It will reference migration and conflict, fashion business and fashion design for sustainability strategies and a sustainable model of development.

8.30 – 9.00am Coffee and Welcome

Workshop

Welcome
Isabel Cantista – Global Fashion Conference

Harold Tillman – Fashion Retailer Entrepreneur and former chair of British Fashion Council

PRESENTATIONS
Otto Von Busch – Associate Professor of Integrated Design, Parsons New School of Design
Lynda Grose – Professor, Chair of the Fashion Program at California College of the Arts
Chair – to be confirmed

PANEL DISCUSSION
Sophie Slater – Brand Director, Birdsong
Claire Bergkamp – Global Director of Sustainability& Innovation, Stella McCartney
Orsola de Castro – Founder and Creative Director, Fashion Revolution
Chair – to be confirmed

12.00pm | LUNCH

13.00pm PARALLEL SESSIONS

Break

IN CONVERSATION
Frances Corner – Head of London College of Fashion, PVC, University of the Arts, London
Lola Young – Baroness Young of Hornsey
Vanessa Kingori – British Vogue Publisher
Angela McRobbie – Professor of Communications, Goldsmiths University of London
Chair – to be confirmed

17.00 – 17.30pm | Closing Remarks

ALL DAY during the two conference days
Common Room/Fringe Activities
Raw Power Movement
Live Streaming of keynotes
Installations
Bookseller

This Programme may be subject to changes due to unforseen circumstances

VENUE

UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS, LONDON COLLEGE OF FASHION

20 JOHN PRINCE’S STREET – LONDON W1G 0BJ

20th of October (Thursday)

Morning

Welcome and Opening
Karin Helander – Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Human Science Academic Area
Paula von Wachenfeldt – Centre of Fashion Studies, Stockholm University

Pannel 1

Luxury and Fashion
David Zajtmann – IFM – Institut Français de la Mode
Delphine Bellini – Deputy General Manager at Elsa Schiaparelli SAS
Chair: Dominique Jacomet – IFM – Institut Français de la Mode

Pannel 2

Luxury, Fashion & Technology
John Armitage – Winchester School of Arts – University of Southampton
Charlie Andersson – Head of PR and Marketing at Image Group AB, Stockholm
Chair: Isabel Cantista – Universidade Lusíada do Porto

In the afternoon

Parallel sessions
Presentations, testimonials, workshops

8 p.m.

Gala Dinner
Filmhuset Bar & Bistro

21st of October (Friday)

Pannel 3

Luxury, Fashion and Sustainability
Dylis Williams – Director Centre for Sustainable Fashion, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts
Cecilia Strömblad Brännsten – H & M Hennes & Mauritz GBC Ab. Sustainability Dept.
Chair: Teresa Sádaba – ISEM Fashion School, Madrid

Pannel 4

Stockholm: The Nordic Fashion Tech Capital
Oscar Juhlin – Stockholm University – Computer and Systems Sciences
Elin Frändberg – CEO of the Swedish Fashion Council
Johanna Pietsch – CEO of ENGELBERT Jewel Company
Elin Larsson – Sustainability Director Filippa K
Chair: Paula von Wachenfeldt – Centre for Fashion Studies, Stockholm University

In the afternoon

Parallel sessions
Presentations, testimonials, workshops

Concluding Remarks:

Paula von Wachenfeldt– Centre for Fashion Studies, Stockholm University
Farewell and Invitation to GFC2018 – Isabel Cantista – CEO FFI – Fast Forward Innovation