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LA TEXTILE SEMINAR SERIES


Below is a sampling of seminars featured at the March 2019 edition of LA TEXTILE. Stay tuned for October's show details!

Our seminar program features top industry experts presenting a variety of essential business insights and sales education, seasonal trend overviews, more to help your company grow and to help inspire your design ideas.

LA TEXTILE seminars are held in the CMC Penthouse on Floor 13A. Attendance is free and open to registered attendees. Click Here to view our Admissions Policy.


DESIGN WITH TOMORROW IN MIND: SPRING/SUMMER 20 INSPIRING STORIES
  Wednesday, March 6  |  10:30am - 11:30am

Peclers will share the key socio-cultural influences for the season and the creative transformation into colors, materials, silhouettes, prints and patterns.


Presented by:
Jennifer Karuletwa, Peclers Paris
 
THIRD PARTY VERIFICATION FOR ORGANIC TEXTILE LABEL CLAIMS
  Wednesday, March 6  |  1:00pm - 2:00pm

Learn about U.S. regulations for organic textile labeling, different kinds of organic claims, and how the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) can be used for legal verification and to prevent "greenwashing".

Presented by: Lori Wyman, Global Organic Textile Standard; Barry Cik, Naturepedic; Harmony Susalla, Harmony Art Fabrics
 
THE INTELLIGENCE OF CREATION: SPRING/SUMMER 20 KEY TREND DRIVERS
  Wednesday, March 6  |  2:30pm - 3:30pm

Explore the emerging social cultural key trends & influences that will have an impact on your creative and strategic thinking through expressions of colors, materials, finishes, fashion and product design for Spring / Summer 20.

Presented by: Jeanine Mililo, Carlin Creative Trend Bureau
 
TOP 14 MISTAKES STARTUP DESIGNERS MAKE & HOW TO AVOID THEM
  Friday, March 8  |  10:30am - 11:30am

Ensure your fashion business is profitable by understanding the top 14 mistakes newbies make and how to avoid them. You'll also learn how to cut costs to increase profits, how to properly plan for your business, and which steps to take so you don’t waste any time or money.

Presented by: Christine Daal, Fashion Angel Warrior
 

 
 
 
SUSTAINABLE FASHION FORUM


Presented by Fashiondex & LA Textile
  Thursday, March 7  |  Fashion Theater, Main Lobby

A one-day conference focused on sharing digital and tech-based solutions so fashion designers, manufacturers, factories, and retailers can become leaders in sustainability, transparency, efficiency, supply chain optimization, waste reduction, speed-to-market, data utilization, marketing, ecommerce, and profitability.


CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
8:30 am  |  Check in and Kendor Breakfast
9:00 am  |  Welcome to the Forum
9:10 am  |  Sustainability with the Apparel Impact Institute
9:45 am  |  Sustainability, On-Demand Manufacturing and Automation
10:40 am  |  The Addlane Coffee Break
10:50 am  |  Sustainability at Eileen Fisher
11:30 am  |  The CFDA's Guide to Sustainable Strategies
12:05 pm  |  Textiles, Technology and Sustainability
12:45 pm  |  Lunch and Networking Break
1:30 pm  |  Collaboration and Connection Technology
1:40 pm  |  Digital Solutions to Product Development
2:00 pm  |  How AI Can Help Sustainability & Predicting Customer Preferences
2:40 pm  |  Sustainability & Tech Solutions for Material, Supply Chain & Meaningful Impact Visualization
3:35 pm  |  Coffee Break
3:45 pm  |  Social and Environmental Responsibility at Patagonia
4:30 pm  |  Sustainability and Circular Economy Solutions
5:15 pm  |  Wine and Wonder Time with All the Sustainability Experts
Visit Fashiondex online to see full list of featured seminar speakers and details.
 

 
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