• Programme Key

  • Innovation
  • Advanced Technology
  • Digitalisation
  • NB: Focus Groups and Think Tanks are delegate only sessions.
Day 1: 02 April 2019
08:00

Delegate Registration

Lobby

08:55

Welcome Address

Room 1

Richard Hobbs, CEO & Founder, Brand New Vision Ltd

Felix Chung, Member of the Legislative Council of HKSAR, Legislative Council of HKSAR

09:20

PI Keynote - How Will We Ever Achieve a Truly Digital Supply Chain When We are So Afraid of Change?

Room 1

Delman Lee, President & Chief Technology Officer, TAL Apparel Ltd.

10:00

Where Will Fashion Technology Innovation Take the Industry in the Next 3-5 Years?

Room 1

Gloria Yao, Director, Project Development, HKRITA

Focus Group - Achieving Accurate Colour Measurement, Management & Recreation from a Digital Image

Room 3

John Xin, Chair Professor , Institute of Textiles and Clothing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Focus Group - Creating the Micro-Studio: Centralising the Entire Supply Chain into One Studio to Increase Speed to Market

Room 4

Aaron Jackson, VP, R&D, Clover Group International Limited

Jenny Cho, Vice President, Won.House

10:40

Morning Refreshment Break

Exhibition Hall

10:50

Prearranged 121 Meetings

Exhibition Hall

11:50

The Digital Roadmap - The Impacts of 3D on Product Design, Development & Manufacturing

Room 1

Jayatissa Dwg, General Manager, Product Developemt, Star Garments Group

How Academic Research is Driving the Digital Supply Chain - From Product Creation to Digital E-Commerce

Room 2

Tracy Mok, Associate Professor, Fashion & Textile Technology - Clothing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Jintu Fan, Head and Chair Professor, Fiber Science and Apparel Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Focus Group - The Impact of New Technologies on the Approval Process: Providing a Common Visual Language to Brands and Vendors

Room 3

Laura Gozman, Technical Design Director, Carter's Global Sourcing

Focus Group - It's No Longer What We Do With Digital, But How We Find the Right People to See It Through

Room 4

Nicoline van Enter, CEO, Footwearists

12:30

Case Study

Room 1

Hamish Dean, CEO, ShapeShifter Technology Limited

Learn How PLM Delivers Value through a Connected Digital Supply Chain

Room 2

Brion Carroll, VP, R&C Global Business Development, PTC

Think Tank - How Sustainable Innovation Can Help Companies Stand Out

Room 3

Mathieu De Backer, Senior Director Innovation, Apparel, Avery Dennison

13:10

Networking Luncheon

Exhibition Hall

14:10

Panel Discussion - Future Tools for Product Sourcing and Quality Management to Maximize Transparency, Agility and Real Time Decision Making

Room 1

Khan Niaz Rehman, Senior Director Global Quality Assurance, Product Integrity & Product Safety, Levi Strauss & Co

Tamas Muntyan, Regional Quality Assurance Manager - North Asia Sourcing, Levi Strauss & Co

Azfar Hasan, CEO & Founder, TRIPLE TREE Solutions

Jan Hilger, CEO, Global Supply Chain, Triumph/Hilger Consulting

Panel Discussion - Taking Collaboration Between Academia, Industry, Technology & Government to the Next Level

Room 2

Nicoline van Enter, CEO, Footwearists

Gloria Yao, Director, Project Development, HKRITA

Jintu Fan, Head and Chair Professor, Fiber Science and Apparel Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Robert Meeder, Associate Chair Building Arts, Fashion and Language Studio, SCAD

Focus Group - The Chasm Between 'Expectations' and 'Reality': How Far Apart are the Visions of Customisation & Speed to Market, and the Practicalities of Manufacturing?

Room 3

Richard Hobbs, CEO & Founder, Brand New Vision Ltd

14:50

Drive Transparency in your Supply Chain with Actionable Data you can Trust

Room 1

Veit Geise, Retired - Former Vice President Product Supply, VF Asia, Pivot88

Stephane Boivin, Founder, President & CEO, Pivot88

Fashion on Demand Powered by Lectra

Room 2

Charlie Xu, VP of Professional Service , Lectra

15:30

Afternoon Refreshment Break

Exhibition Hall

15:40

Prearranged 121 Meetings

Exhibition Hall

16:40

PI Keynote - How Next-Generation Technology is Disrupting A Siloed Quality Control Industry

Room 1

David Klein, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Inspectorio

Danny Lo, Chairman, Winga Apparel Group

17:25

Chairperson's Closing Remarks

Room 1

Richard Hobbs, CEO & Founder, Brand New Vision Ltd

17:30

Networking Drinks Reception

Exhibition Hall

Michael Colarossi, Vice President, Product Line Management, Innovation and Sustainability, Avery Dennison

Day 2: 03 April 2019
08:30

Think Tank - Fostering a 3D Skillset : Do You and Your Teams Have What it Takes to Succeed in the Future World of Product Development ?

Room 3

Jacqueline Lewis, Course Development Director, MOTIF

Eryn Gregory, Founder, ergodesign inc.

Think Tank - Implementing Process Optimization in your Factories - How to Ensure Quality, Speed, and Productivity by Engaging your Makers

Room 4

Deepak Kumar, COO, Impactiva

Ed Gribbin, CEO, Gribbin Strategic

Think Tank - How Can We Leverage Today's Technologies to Better Manage Colour in the Future?

Room 5

Azfar Hasan, CEO & Founder, TRIPLE TREE Solutions

Detlev Pross, Head/Managing Director, Color Solutions at CTIC Shanghai

Karl Koch, CEO, BasiCColor GmbH

09:30

Chairperson's Opening Remarks

Room 1

Richard Hobbs, CEO & Founder, Brand New Vision Ltd

09:40

PI Keynote - How Will AI, Robotics & Automation Transform Product Design, Manufacturing and the Wider World Around Us?

Room 1

David Hanson, Founder, Chairman, Chief Creative Officer, Hanson Robotics

10:25

Realising In-Store Manufacturing to Support Personalisation and Produ-tainment

Room 1

Nicoline van Enter, CEO, Footwearists

Panel Discussion - Innovating & Automating the Auditing of Manufacturers

Room 2

Angie Lau, CEO, Clover Group International Limited

Peter Cheng, Chairman, Key Links Technology

Carlos Moncayo Castillo, CEO and Co-Founder, Inspectorio

Mahagamage Jude Moyne Perera, Chief Executive Officer, Stretchline Hong Kong

Focus Group - Exploring the Interplay Between Humans and Technology for Integration Success

Room 3

Anker Oerum, Head of Business Development Manager - Production, H&M

Focus Group - Harnessing the Future: Defining Collaborations Between Industry & Academia

Room 4

Robert Meeder, Associate Chair Building Arts, Fashion and Language Studio, SCAD

11:05

Morning Refreshment Break

Exhibition Hall

11:20

Prearranged 121 Meetings

Exhibition Hall

12:20

Panel Discussion - The Circular Economy

Room 1

Aamir Sakhia, COO, Lane Crawford

Christina Dean, Founder & Board Chair/Co-Founder & CEO, Redress/The R Collective

Gloria Yao, Director, Project Development, HKRITA

Jacqueline Lewis, Course Development Director, MOTIF

Chung Yuen Tam, Senior Technical Services Manager, SGS Hong Kong Ltd

Panel Discussion - The Future of On-demand Manufacturing

Room 2

Marc C. Close, CEO, Bespokify

Carlos Conde Bande, GM Innovation and Experimentation , Li & Fung

Yuhua Chen, CEO, Shenzhen TBT Technologies Ltd.

Focus Group - Communication & Training in Succeeding in the Global Implementation of Business Solutions

Room 3

Leonardo Silva, Senior Manager, Global Brands Group

13:00

The Difference That Data Makes in Your Quality Control Program

Room 1

Michael Bland, Senior Director, QIMA

Fashion Design in Digital 3D

Room 2

Jun Xing, General Manager Assistant, China Fabric Sample Warehouse, Human Fashion Design and Development Centre

Think Tank - Leveraging the Benefits of an Integrated Process: Incorporating 3D and PLM in a New and Innovative Vision of Apparel Industry 4.0

Room 3

Alexander Ho Young Chan, Co-Director, The Mills Limited

Federica Giachetti, President, Morgan Tecnica

Anandakumar Duraisamy, CEO, Asia Operations, Morgan Tecnica Spa

13:40

Networking Luncheon

Exhibition Hall

14:40

Brixon’s Journey to Digitization

Room 1

Steve Moore, Owner, Brixon

Claire Turton, Vice President of Services and Account Management, Bamboo Rose

Using Technology to Guide Better Sustainability Practices

Room 2

Luis Velazquez, Director of Business Consultancy, DeSL

Julian Mussi, VP Business Solutions, DeSL

15:20

Panel Discussion - A Conversation with Executives: How Should We Embrace the Disruption of Emerging Technologies?

Room 1

Angie Lau, CEO, Clover Group International Limited

Stanley Szeto, Executive Chairman, Lever Style Inc.

Arindam Sinha, Group CIO, Alfa Start Limited

Idy Lee, Senior Vice President – Digital Product Development, Li & Fung

Panel Discussion - RFID: A Game Changer for your Digital Transformation Strategy

Room 2

Michael Colarossi, Vice President, Product Line Management, Innovation and Sustainability, Avery Dennison

Stephen Lam, Chief Operating Officer, GS1 Hong Kong

Focus Group - How Can All Stakeholders Work Collaboratively Towards Common Sustainability Goals?

Room 3

Nikhil Hirdaramani, Director, Hirdaramani International Exports

16:00

Digital Roadmap - The Power of an End-to-End Holistic Digital Supply Chain

Room 1

Idy Lee, Senior Vice President – Digital Product Development, Li & Fung

16:40

Chairperson's Closing Remarks

Room 1

Richard Hobbs, CEO & Founder, Brand New Vision Ltd