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2015 Theme: Reinvention and Innovation
June 8-11, 2015
Price: $795

Complete program information and registration available early 2015.

Sustainability in Fashion and Textiles is a four-day series of lectures, discussions, site visits, and hands-on workshops focusing on sustainability and technology in fashion and textiles. Designed for industry professionals as well as academics wishing to broaden their understanding of sustainability and how to support its integration into the industry, this interdisciplinary program will be important for designers, technologists, educators, and those involved in creation or production, as well as those seeking greater business and professional knowledge.

The presenters are thought leaders in the field who provide current information, hands-on experiences, and fresh perspectives. Sessions have a broad-based focus on the business of fashion and sustainability from both corporate and SME (small and medium-sized enterprises) viewpoints, giving participants from all areas of the fashion and textile industry an opportunity to deepen their knowledge and expand their outlook. A diverse range of offerings lets participants choose workshops suited to their own interests. They will leave with a new understanding of a vibrant industry that stands at the intersection of design, technology, and business.

Sample Schedule:

Monday, June 8 - Sustainable Business
Tuesday, June 9 - Sustainability Measures
Circular Economy
Cradle to Cradle
Alternative Business Models
Textile Environment Design TED 10
HIGG Index
Sustainable Development
Wednesday, June 10 - Traditional Textiles Thursday, June 11 - Techno Textiles
Spider Silk
Bio Couture
Organic Cotton
Recycled Fibers
3D Printed Fabrics
Techno Fabrics
Technology & Craft
Laser Cutting Workshop


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