PI Apparel 2017 Program

  • Program Key:

  • PI Keynotes
  • Pre-Production
  • Production
  • Supply Chain
  • Sustainability
  • Innovation

Focus Groups are for delegates only.

This is an English speaking event.

Day 1: 05 April 2017
07:30
Delegate Registration

Foyer

08:25
PI Apparel Welcome Address

Room 1

Murray Ross, Director, PI Apparel

Hans M Buehr, Independent, HMB Consulting

08:35
A Few Words from an Industry CEO

Room 1

Stanley Szeto, Chairman & CEO, Lever Style Inc.

08:45
PI Keynote - ‘Seeing the Unseen’ – Combining Science and Design to Create A New World of Materials

Room 1

Lauren Bowker, The Material Alchemist, T H E U N S E E N

09:30
Improving Your Product Adoption Rate

Room 1

Kenneth Wong, Managing Director, Top Form Brassiere Mfg. Co., Limited

Focus Group - Automation and Cutting Edge IT to Bolster Partner Factory Productivity

Room 3

Eddie Chan, COO, Lever Style Inc.

Focus Group - Supply Chain-Brand Partnerships: A Shift in the Conversation

Room 5

Amy Hall, Director, Social Consciousness, Eileen Fisher

Hilmond Hui, Development Manager, Profits Fund Global Holding Ltd

10:10
Morning Refreshment Break

Exhibition Hall

10:20
Morning Prearranged 1 to 1 Meetings

Exhibition Hall

11:20
Should I Stay or Should I Go? – How Smart Factories Can Stop the Textile Sourcing Caravan

Room 1

Joachim Hensch, Managing Director, Hugo Boss Textile Industries Ltd, Turkey

Why 3D Technology should be Considered a Worthy Enterprise-wide Investment

Room 2

Alexis Kantor, VP, Apparel & Accessories Product Development, Target

Focus Group - What Role Can Software Play in the Quality Control Process and What are the Benefits to Production?

Room 3

Yan Yee Jacker Chan, Head of Production, INTERSPORT Development (Shenzhen) Ltd

12:00
Case Study - Leveraging Digitalization to Enhance Design Collaboration and Product Development Visibility

Room 1

Celine U, Head, Merchandising Planning, Les Enphants

Grace Hsu, Business Consultant - Professional Services, Greater China, Lectra

Case Study - Is the Consumer the Solution to Combatting Economic, Political and Market-wide Turbulence?

Room 2

Alexis Man Chi Yung, Garment Engineering Director, Product Innovation, TAL Apparel Ltd.

Tom Adeyoola, CEO & Founder, Metail

12:40
Networking Lunch

Exhibition Hall

13:40
Siloed to Systemic Sustainability - Positioning Sustainability at the Very Core of Your Organization

Room 1

Amy Hall, Director, Social Consciousness, Eileen Fisher

Focus Group - Fostering Design Talent & Culture in a Largely Manufacturing/Sourcing-based Geography

Room 3

Julia Gaimster, Professor of Fashion Practice & Associate Head of School, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Focus Group - A 3D Call to Action - Working Collaboratively for a Better Tomorrow

Room 5

Alexis Kantor, VP, Apparel & Accessories Product Development, Target

14:20
Case Study - Driving Digital Transformation with Centric Software PLM

Room 1

Eddie Li, IT Director, Tristate Holdings

Case Study - How Can the Digital Enterprise Power Flexibility, Agility and Efficiency to Turn Your Value Chain into Competitive Advantage?

Room 2

Alastair Orchard, VP Digital Enterprise, Siemens

15:00
Educating & Working With Your Wider Vendor Network to Boost Factory-wide Efficiencies & Standards

Room 1

Alexander Thomas, VP, Engineering, VF Asia Ltd.

Focus Group - Impacts of 3D Technology on Accuracy, Efficiency & Collaboration

Room 3

Lynn Tan, Co-Founder & Director, Bodynits International Pte Ltd

Focus Group - Fostering a Culture and Model of Open Innovation - Looking Outside the Box When it Comes to Technology

Room 5

Julia Miller-Osborn, R&D Manager, Clover Group International Limited

15:40
Afternoon Refreshment Break

Exhibition Hall

15:50
Afternoon Prearranged 1 to 1 Meetings

Exhibition Hall

16:50
PI Keynote - Understanding the Role of Technology in Reshaping the Global Fashion Operation

Room 1

Angie Lau, CEO, Clover Group International Limited

17:35
Chairman's Closing Remarks

Room 1

Hans M Buehr, Independent, HMB Consulting

17:45
Networking Drinks Reception

Exhibition Hall

Day 2: 06 April 2017
09:00
Chairman's Welcoming Address

Room 1

Hans M Buehr, Independent, HMB Consulting

09:15
PI Keynote - Tying Technology, Innovation and Sustainability Together for Success

Room 1

Anderson Lee, Chairman, Sustainable Fashion Business Consortium

10:00
Production Floor Technology in Maximising Data Accuracy, Transparency and On-Schedule Timelines

Room 1

Lynn Tan, Co-Founder & Director, Bodynits International Pte Ltd

Focus Group -  Unlocking the Potential of 3D Design for Demand-Driven Supply

Room 3

Abinash Sahoo, Senior Manager, Li & Fung

Focus Group - Deploying Industrie 4.0 in an Innovative, Unique and Smart Way

Room 5

Joachim Hensch, Managing Director, Hugo Boss Textile Industries Ltd, Turkey

10:40
Morning Refreshment Break

Exhibition Hall

10:50
Morning Prearranged 1 to 1 Meetings

Exhibition Hall

11:50
Case Study - From PDM to PLM to Support a One-Source of Truth Model of Collaborative Work

Room 1

Ferdinand Diener, Manager - Process and Quality, Helly Hansen

Case Study - Why are the World’s Leading Brands Moving Towards Factory Self-Inspection?

Room 2

Bart DeMeirsman, MD, Hong Kong, Quiksilver

Isabelle Pilon, Co-Founder & COO, Pivot88 HK limited

12:30
Digital Business Transformation - The Five Pillars of Success

Room 1

Mike Ghasemi, Research Director - Retail Insights, IDC Asia Pacific

Focus Group - The VF 3rd Way: Manufacturing Excellence and Technical Services

Room 3

Alexander Thomas, VP, Engineering, VF Asia Ltd.

Focus Group - Is IoT in Fashion for Real?

Room 5

Ben Wong, Head, Launch Pad, Global Sources

13:10
Networking Lunch

Exhibition Hall

14:10
Case Study - Moving from PDM to a True PLM System and Understanding their Differences

Room 1

Jackie Fung, Senior Business Analyst, Lafayette 148

Focus Group – Exploring the Consumer's Desire for Customization and Its Implications for the Fashion Industry

Room 3

Quinn Lai, Founder, Director, Eoniq

Focus Group - Technology as Magick - Leveraging Technology to Break the Rules & Challenge Perceptions

Room 5

Lauren Bowker, The Material Alchemist, T H E U N S E E N

14:50
Panel Discussion - Collaborative Global Sustainability

Room 1

Anderson Lee, Chairman, Sustainable Fashion Business Consortium

Mike Ghasemi, Research Director - Retail Insights, IDC Asia Pacific

Yan Chan, Director, BD, HKRITA

Hilmond Hui, Development Manager, Profits Fund Global Holding Ltd

Julia Miller-Osborn, R&D Manager, Clover Group International Limited

Leveraging 3D Technology to Provide High-End and Perfect-Fit Custom Clothing

Room 2

Gregory Karpinski, Chief Operating Officer, Isabella Wren

Sarah Chessis, CEO and Founder, Isabella Wren

Focus Group - Challenging the Tech Investment Status Quo - Do we Really Need the Next Big Technology?

Room 3

Michael Collinson, SVP, Quality Assurance and Manufacturing Excellence, PVH Far East Limited

15:30
Afternoon Refreshment Break

Exhibition Hall

15:45
PI Keynote - Re-purposing Disused Factory Space to Create a Fashion Technology Incubator & Creative Design Hub

Room 1

Cherry Chan, PIC, The Mills Limited

16:30
Chairman's Closing Remarks

Room 1

Hans M Buehr, Independent, HMB Consulting