• Programme Key

  • Ideation to Production
  • Digitization
  • Production to Retail
  • NB: Focus Groups and Think Tanks are delegate only sessions.
Day 1: 17 September 2019
8:30am

Delegate Registration

Lobby

9:30am

Chairperson's Opening Remarks

Lincoln Hall

Michael Londrigan, Vice President for Academic Affairs, LIM College

9:50am

PI Keynote: Supply Chain Digitization - Optimizing Demand Accuracy, Speed & Enterprise Value

Lincoln Hall

Rajiv Malik, Senior Vice President, Global Product Services, Kohl's

10:35am

Creating Value For The Apparel Supply Chain Through Blockchain Technology

Lincoln Hall

Amit Gautam, CEO & Founder, TextileGenesis

Florian Heubrandner, VP Global Business Management Textiles, Lenzing Aktiengesellschaft

Digitized Integrated Process = Actionable Data = Supply Chain Transparency

The Library

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

Dean Draughn, VP, Sourcing Services, Under Armour

11:15am

Morning Refreshment Break

Exhibition Hall

11:30am

Prearranged 121 Meetings

Exhibition Hall

12:30pm

Adopting More Sustainable Design & Ensuring Ethical Standards Across Disparate Teams

Lincoln Hall

Kristen Fanarakis, Founder , Senza Tempo

Roundtable Discussion: The Digital Skill Deficit & Making Supply Chain Careers More Attractive to Students

Bates

Michael Londrigan, Vice President for Academic Affairs, LIM College

Roundtable Discussion: Supply Chain Management - Is Fast The Only Factor?

Welles

Hebe Schecter, President, Kaltex

1:10pm

Lunch

Exhibition Hall

2:10pm

Panel Discussion: How to More Suitably Adopt Sustainability Models across Production and Distribution

Lincoln Hall

Jessica Schreiber, Executive Director & Founder, FABSCRAP

Nate Herman, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain, American Apparel & Footwear Association

Andrea Kennedy , Sustainability Professor, LIM College and Founder, Fashiondex.com, LIM College

Ammara Yaqub, Founder and Creative Director, AMMARA

Stephanie Benedetto, CEO & Co-Founder, Queen of Raw

Alex Penades, North America Brand Director, Jeanologia

3:10pm

Afternoon Refreshment Break

Exhibition Hall

3:25pm

Prearranged 121 Meetings

Exhibition Hall

4:25pm

Deploying & Integrating Innovative Technologies to Ensure Delivery of the Right Product, to the Right Customer at the Right Time

Lincoln Hall

Ashesh Amin, CEO, Jump Design Group

Roundtable Discussion: Sport Obermeyer's Journey - How Can We Set Out to Modernize Company Mentality & Culture to Facilitate Technology-led Change?

Bates

Dave Popple, President, Psynet Group

Roundtable Discussion: US Textile and Apparel Trade Policy - Opportunities & Risks

Welles

Maristella Iacobello, Vice President Customs Compliance & Government Relations , PVH Corp

5:05pm

From Last Mile to First Mile, The Greatest Untapped Opportunity in Supply Chain Optimization

Lincoln Hall

Fernando Moncayo Castillo, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Inspectorio

5:50pm

Chairperson's Closing Remarks

Lincoln Hall

Michael Londrigan, Vice President for Academic Affairs, LIM College

6:00pm

Drinks Reception

Exhibition Hall

Michael Hu, Director of Digitization , Avery Dennison

Day 2: 18 September 2019
8:30am

Think Tank: The Role of Analytics in the Apparel Industry

Bates

Suuchi Ramesh, CEO & Founder, Suuchi Inc.

Stephen Rector , CEO & Founder, Bakertown Consulting

Think Tank: Blockchain In Bolstering, Supply Chain Transparency & Traceability

Welles

Greta Moser , Sr. Product Line Manager, Brand Protection, Avery Dennison

Think Tank: Using RFID to Drive Inventory Accuracy in Your Supply Chain

Blair

Greg Czerpak, President & COO, 2nd Skull

Bill Hardgrave, Sr. VP, Auburn University

Carl Rysdon, VP RFID Systems, Checkpoint

9:30am

Chairperson's Opening Remarks

Lincoln Hall

Michael Londrigan, Vice President for Academic Affairs, LIM College

9:40am

PI Keynote: Adopting an Holistically Integrated Digital Business Model to Drive Efficiency from Design to Distribution

Lincoln Hall

Ariel Moriyon, Divisional Vice President, Business Solutions, Tapestry Inc.

10:25am

Panel Discussion: Lessons on Creating the Next Generation Supply Chain

Lincoln Hall

Michael Hu, Director of Digitization , Avery Dennison

Ursula Davies, Head of Business Development, Unmade

Katy O'Brien , Engineering Manager for Manufacturing Innovation , New Balance

Ben Alun-Jones, Chief Product Officer & Co-founder, Unmade

What Does Connected Planning Mean for Businesses Today? Everything.

The Library

Scott Lyon, Regional Vice President of Sales, Anaplan

Derek Davis, VP Operations, OML, Carter's

11:05am

Morning Refreshment Break

Exhibition Hall

11:15am

Prearranged 121 Meetings

Exhibition Hall

12:15pm

AI, Machine Learning & the Perfect Fit - The Impacts of These Tools on Sourcing & Production

Lincoln Hall

Marcus Chung, VP, Manufacturing & Supply Chain, ThirdLove

Roundtable Discussion: What Does ' Assetization' Mean for The Industry & The Fast Fashion Model?

Bates

Ammara Yaqub, Founder and Creative Director, AMMARA

Roundtable Discussion: Using a Digital Supply Chain Platform to Reduce Lead-time and Optimize Inventory

Welles

Yildiz Wisniewski, Sr. Director, Product Development, Jockey International, Inc.

David Luther, Sr. Director of Corporate Planning, Jockey International, Inc.

12:55pm

Lunch

Exhibition Hall

1:55pm

End-to-End Connectivity from Ideation to End of Life

Lincoln Hall

Stephanie Benedetto, CEO & Co-Founder, Queen of Raw

Roundtable Discussion: Offshoring vs Nearshoring - Which is better?

Bates

Jenny Sim, Vice President, Global Sourcing, Foot Locker, Inc.

2:35pm

Made in NY: Creating and Implementing Change Through Ecosystem Development to Support a Shift in Local On-Demand Production

Lincoln Hall

Jeffrey Gambrell, Director of Leasing , New York City Economic Development Corporation

Roundtable Discussion: The Implementation of Digital Technologies to Improve Efficiency and Speed

Bates

Alfred Greenblatt, Senior Vice President General Manager, Swim USA

Roundtable Discussion: What Sourcing Alternatives Does the Trade War Present to the Apparel & Footwear Industry?

Welles

Nate Herman, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain, American Apparel & Footwear Association

3:15pm

Closing Panel Discussion: How to Make an End-To-End Digital Transformation a Business Priority

Lincoln Hall

Lena Lim, Chief Commercial Officer , Browzwear

Michael Londrigan, Vice President for Academic Affairs, LIM College

Jenny Sim, Vice President, Global Sourcing, Foot Locker, Inc.

Stephanie Benedetto, CEO & Co-Founder, Queen of Raw

Derek Davis, VP Operations, OML, Carter's

Marcus Chung, VP, Manufacturing & Supply Chain, ThirdLove

4:15pm

Chairperson's Closing Remarks

Lincoln Hall

Michael Londrigan, Vice President for Academic Affairs, LIM College