Schedule

Time  Topics and Speakers 
09:00 - 09:30  Registration
(coffee and continental breakfast provided by Kendor Textiles)

Visit Sustainable Vendors
09:30 - 10:00 Welcome

Sustainable Education Overview 
Christine Helm, FIT

Farm 2 Fashion: Alpaca Project 
Holly Henderson, FIT
10:00 - 10:30 Keynote Address

Sustainable Initiatives: State of the Industry
Nick Hahn, Hahn International 
10:30 - 12:30 Panel Presentations and Discussion - Session I

Natural Fibers & Textiles
Rachel Miller, Artist

Natural Coloring
Chuck Stewart, Tumbling Colors

Transparency & Certification
Georgia Kalivas, IMO
11:30 - 12:30 Avenues of Sustainable Fashion
Anthony Lilore, Restore Clothing, Jennifer Gootman, Global Goods and Lisa Hendrickson, The Hendrickson Group

Session I Q & A
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch Break

Visit Sustainable Vendors
1:30 - 2:30 Breakout Sessions/Workshops

Natural Dyes 
Georgia Kalivas, Dubinsky Building Lab

Sustainable Fashion Technology 
Shima Seiki, SR2
2:45 - 5:00 Panel Presentations and Discussion - Session II

Conscious Fashion @ Retail 
Naomi Gross, FIT

SUSTAINABLE FASHION DESIGN SHOWCASE - Fiber to Fabulous!
David Peck, CrOp; Meghan Sebold, Afia; Ambika Conroy, Ambika Boutique; Nimet Deg, Soham Dave; Sharon Epperson, Simply Natural Clothing; Tara St. James, Study NY
4:30 - 5:00 Closing Remarks

Amy DuFault, Editor-in-Chief of EcoSalon

Session II Q & A
5:00 - 7:00 FIT Museum Visits

Meet & Greet 
Mustang Sally’s, 7th Avenue at 28th Street