WORLDWIDE TALKS
5TH EDITION

the biggest fashion & innovation
event in the world

WORLDWIDE TALKS
5TH EDITION

the biggest fashion & innovation
event in the world

INTERNATIONAL LEADERS IN THE FASHION, TECHNOLOGY, AND INTERSECTING INDUSTRIES WILL GATHER FROM AROUND THE WORLD TO CONNECT WITH ONE ANOTHER. YOU'LL WATCH AND LISTEN TO 15 HOURS OF PURE CONTENT, A TRUE KNOWLEDGE MARATHON

Philip <br>Kotler

Philip
Kotler

Professor & Marketing Specialist (Father of Marketing)

Camila <br>Coutinho

Camila
Coutinho

Communicator, Founder & CEO, Garotas Estúpidas and GE Beauty

Anita <br>Dongre

Anita
Dongre

CCO, House of Anita Dongre Limited

Adina <br>Kamkhatchi Mizrahi

Adina
Kamkhatchi Mizrahi

Founder & Creative Director, Adina's Jewels.

Cristiana <br>Arcangeli

Cristiana
Arcangeli

Serial Entrepreneur & CEO, Beauty’In / Shark Tank Brazil

Keith <br>Lissner

Keith
Lissner

Executive Vice President of Design, Vera Wang

Randy <br>Cousin

Randy
Cousin

SVP of Product Concepts and The People's Place Program, Tommy Hilfiger

Marriam <br>Mossalli

Marriam
Mossalli

FOUNDER & PARTNER, NICHE ARABIA

Romeo <br>Hunte

Romeo
Hunte

Creative Director, Romeo Hunte

Ana Carolina <br>Dalcolmo

Ana Carolina
Dalcolmo

Influencer and Social Media Expert

Ankiti <br>Bose

Ankiti
Bose

Founder & CEO, Zilingo

Annie <br>Jackson

Annie
Jackson

Co-Founder & COO, Credo Beauty

  • entrepreneurship and experimentation
  • Sustainability in Fashion by experts
  • Innovation and technology trends
  • Inclusivity & Diversity

The world of fashion is and has always been at the forefront of change – be it through cultural adaptation or even economically. And we, at Fashinnovation, are taking one step forward to a more innovative, inclusive, and sustainable industry. Fashion is not only about clothes, Fashion means innovation, culture, people, entrepreneurship, art… It means REVOLUTION. How can we better use the resources we already have available and stop harming the planet so much? How can we help entrepreneurs who are struggling on a daily basis with many different issues? What are the alternatives available for the Fashion Industry? What is wrong with the Industry? How can we help fix it?

Main topics

SDG’S
INCLUSIVITY/EMPOWERMENT
SOCIAL IMPACT
MANUFACTURING/PRODUCTION
NEW TEXTILES
ENTREPRENEURSHIP
E-COMMERCE
TECHNOLOGY/INNOVATIONS
marketing

THROUGHOUT THE DAY, GUESTS EXPERIENCED:

  • keynote talks
  • panel discussions
  • shared experiences
  • the biggest brands in the industry
  • Startup Pitch Competition

PANELS AND DISCUSSIONS HELD AT THE
5TH EDITION OF THE WORLDWIDE TALKS

  • 08:00 AM EST

Opening Remarks: Fashion Is Community: Listen, Talk, Watch

JordanaGuimaraes

Jordana
Guimaraes

Co-Founder, Fashinnovation

MarceloGuimaraes

Marcelo
Guimaraes

Founder, Fashinnovation

  • 08:10 AM EST
Fashion is Media’s Role in Amplifying Women Social Entrepreneurs

This fireside discussion will explore the role of media in amplifying the visibility of women social entrepreneurs transforming the fashion industry. Celebrating the evolution of the Conscious Fashion Campaign, the speakers will discuss the importance of increasing media and advertising representation of women in fashion that are a driving force in shaping the new era.

Bandana <br>Tewari

Bandana
Tewari

Fashion Journalist and Sustainability Activist

Kerry <br>Bannigan

Kerry
Bannigan

Founder, Conscious Fashion Campaign

  • 08:35 AM EST

Fashion Is Cultural Heritage

Anita Drongre will share her experience as a successful designer, as well as explain how she embraces her culture in her collections.

Anita <br>Dongre

Anita
Dongre

CCO, House of Anita Dongre Limited

Fiona Sinclair <br>Scott

Fiona Sinclair
Scott

Global Editor CNN Style

  • 09:00 AM EST

Fashion Is Profitability Driving ESG in Fashion & Supply Chain Digitization

You’ll learn with Ankiti how to power a global supply chain via technology. She will inspire entrepreneurs and show how it’s possible to have ethical and socially responsible apparel textile sourcing while still profiting.
Ankiti <br>Bose

Ankiti
Bose

Founder & CEO, Zilingo

Jade <br>Scipioni

Jade
Scipioni

Senior Reporter, CNBC

  • 09:25 AM EST

Fashion Is Brand & User Experience Via Technology

AI, AR, Customer body data, Omnichannel solutions, Digital textiles, On-demand. These are some terms you can expect to understand better after this panel. Learn how to increase efficiency, reduce waste and minimize costs through technology.

Adam <br>Gam

Adam
Gam

Chief Marketing Officer & VP, Perfect Corp

Daina <br>Burnes

Daina
Burnes

CEO, Bold Metrics

Lilach <br>Aviad

Lilach
Aviad

VP product & Marketing, Twine Solutions

Luca <br>Tonello

Luca
Tonello

CEO, Zedonk & Sales Director, Dedagroup Stealth

Michael <br>Ferraro

Michael
Ferraro

Executive Director, FIT DTech Lab

  • 10:25 AM EST

Fashion is Dressing and Addressing Regardless for Everyone

Size-inclusivity isn’t easy to adopt for start-up brands with limited resources, however, bigger brands should set an example for the market. Learn this and more in this conversation.

Patrick <br>Herning

Patrick
Herning

Founder, 11 Honore

Virgie <br>Tovar

Virgie
Tovar

Contributor who covers the plus size market, Forbes

  • 10:50 AM EST

Fashion Is Marketing via Branding & Strategy

Marketing & branding are much more than advertising. Come learn from Jessica, Giuseppe, and Pierre-François how to identify your market necessities, how to develop products/services that solve a problem, how to properly reach your customers, and put forth your brand/company in the best light.
Pierre-François <br>Le Louet

Pierre-François
Le Louet

President, NellyRodi

Jessica <br>Zweig

Jessica
Zweig

Founder & CEO, SimplyBe

Giuseppe <br>Stigliano

Giuseppe
Stigliano

Professor of Marketing Innovation & Co-Author of Online Fashion

Ann <br>Kasper

Ann
Kasper

President & Founder, Ann Kasper Consulting

  • 11:30 AM EST
Fashion Is More Than Clothing: Expect The Unexpected
Ahmet <br>Mercan

Ahmet
Mercan

CEO, AlphaTauri

  • 11:55 AM EST
Fashion is Designing a Circular Economy
Transforming the fashion industry requires new ways to design and make clothes so that we reduce waste. In this panel, you’ll hear about the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s vision of a circular economy for fashion where products are used more and made from safe and recycled or renewable inputs.
Laura <br>Balmond

Laura
Balmond

Lead, Make Fashion Circular, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

  • 12:10 PM EST

Fashion Is Eco & Socially Impactful Beauty

Are you conscious of how important transparency is in fashion? Come learn how to manage profitability on both sides when selling products, how to handle crises when it comes to selling third-party products, and how to communicate your product’s essence in a clear way.
Annie <br>Jackson

Annie
Jackson

Co-Founder & COO, Credo Beauty

Kayla <br>Greaves

Kayla
Greaves

Senior Beauty Editor, InStyle

  • 12:35 PM EST
Fashion Is Breaking Barriers & Paving Paths
This entrepreneur will teach you how a luxury communications consultancy firm works as well as share experiences when it comes to Saudi’s emerging fashion sector.
Marriam <br>Mossalli

Marriam
Mossalli

FOUNDER & PARTNER, NICHE ARABIA

Tijana <br>Ibrahimovic

Tijana
Ibrahimovic

FOUNDER, POP STYLE TV

  • 01:00 PM EST

Fashion Is Building a Successful Business

Cris Arcangeli will bring up lots of insights for entrepreneurs. You’ll learn how to bring Fashion and Innovation closer together and what differentiates a successful entrepreneur from an entrepreneur who can’t scale the business.

Cristiana <br>Arcangeli

Cristiana
Arcangeli

Serial Entrepreneur & CEO, Beauty’In / Shark Tank Brazil

Shelley <br>Zalis

Shelley
Zalis

Founder & CEO The Female Quotient

  • 01:25 PM EST
Fashion is a Palette of Choices: Creating the Right Legal Strategy to Build and Grow Your Brand

Whether you are a startup looking for initial funding, an established brand scaling your business to the next level, or a global brand, your legal strategy needs to support your business goals. Join to learn the value of working on an effective legal strategy and best practices in protecting intellectual property and implementing appropriate policies and agreements that cover the life cycle of your business.

Laura <br>Ganoza

Laura
Ganoza

Partner, Co–Chair Fashion Apparel & Beauty Team, Foley & Lardner LLP

  • 01:35 PM EST

Fashion Is Startup Pitch Competition: The Next Big Thing

Six startups will present their solutions to all of you and a group of judges. Regardless of who wins, they all have amazing businesses that have the potential to be the next BIG thing in the industry.

Kirill <br>Moisyeyev

Kirill
Moisyeyev

CEO & CFO, The Fitting Room

Nick <br>Romeo

Nick
Romeo

CEO & Visionary, Pickups Mobi

Jessica <br>Kelly

Jessica
Kelly

Founder & CEO, THR3EFOLD

Dr. Robert <br>G. Andosca

Dr. Robert
G. Andosca

Co-founder, President & CEO/CTO, INVIZA®️

Camilla <br>Bottari

Camilla
Bottari

Founder, Eve's Disclosure

Paige <br>McConney

Paige
McConney

CEO & Founder, Spruce

  • Judges
Sarah <br>Willersdorf

Sarah
Willersdorf

Managing Director & Partner and Global Head of Luxury, Boston Consulting Group ( BCG)

Laura <br>Ganoza

Laura
Ganoza

Partner, Co–Chair Fashion Apparel & Beauty Team, Foley & Lardner LLP

Julia <br>Lucidi

Julia
Lucidi

International Soft Landing Manager, Cambridge Innovation Center

Fredrik <br>Timour

Fredrik
Timour

Head of Fashion Innovation Swedish Fashion Council

  • 02:35 PM EST
Fashion Is Disrupting the Industry for the Good
Anja will bring a different perspective on the Fashion Industry: the academic side of it! How can we make everyone more critical about the Fashion Industry and the products they consume? How can the academy and the industry work together toward improvement?
Anja <br>Cronberg

Anja
Cronberg

Founder & Editor in-Chief , Vestoj

Joshua <br>Williams

Joshua
Williams

Assistant Professor, Parsons School of Design

  • 03:00 PM EST

Fashion Is Print-on-Demand Towards Sustainability

Gooten is a smart supply chain solution for brands looking to leverage print-on-demand manufacturing and profitability. But how can this help the Fashion Industry become more sustainable? What are some actions brands can take to avoid waste? Join us and learn everything about this and more on this panel!

Brian <br>Rainey

Brian
Rainey

CEO, GOOTEN

Kristopher <br>Fraser

Kristopher
Fraser

Associate Editor, AS IF Magazine

  • 03:25 PM EST

Fashion Is the Science Behind Textiles

It’s no news that Fashion & Sustainability have to walk side by side. But how? How does it work in practice? Is it really possible? In this panel, you’ll learn about innovative Textile Replacements and the best ways for a clothing brand to give back and generate social and environmental impact.

Andras <br>Forgacs

Andras
Forgacs

Co-Founder, Modern Meadow

Harjas <br>Singh

Harjas
Singh

CEO & Co-Founder, Reistor

Ingvar <br>Helgason

Ingvar
Helgason

CEO & Co-Founder, VitroLabs Inc

Sarah <br>Willersdorf

Sarah
Willersdorf

Managing Director & Partner and Global Head of Luxury, Boston Consulting Group ( BCG)

  • 04:05 PM EST

Fashion Is Marrying Style With Purpose

Following the sustainable clothing theme, stay with us and keep learning about how a brand can take its first steps to be more sustainable, how to lead with diversity, the challenges sustainable brands face, and, most importantly, how to ensure fair payment for everyone involved in the production chain?

Jasmine <br>Rennie

Jasmine
Rennie

Founder, Gracemade

Mäby <br>Dutra

Mäby
Dutra

Founder, DaCosta Verde

Amit <br>Hooda

Amit
Hooda

CEO, Secteur 6

Alden <br>Wicker

Alden
Wicker

Freelance journalist specializing in fashion sustainability

  • 04:45 PM EST
Fashion Is E-Commerce Technology Disrupting the Resale Market

Technologies are big allies of our industry, from textiles to software it has helped us in unimaginable ways. There are technologies that we don’t even know exist and can solve if not all, most of our problems. Join us to learn how resale technology can help a business scale quickly and sustainably.

Wilson <br>Griffin

Wilson
Griffin

Co-Founder & COO , Recurate

Genevieve <br>Saylak Rudin

Genevieve
Saylak Rudin

Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Brass Clothing

Manasa <br>Gogineni

Manasa
Gogineni

Reporter, VentureBeat

  • 05:15 PM EST

Fashion Is Discovering Alternatives to End Ocean Pollution

Marc <br>Yaggi

Marc
Yaggi

Executive Director, Waterkeeper Alliance

Lucy <br>Hughes

Lucy
Hughes

Founder, MarinaTex

Edward <br>Hertzman

Edward
Hertzman

Executive VP at Fairchild Media & Founder and President, Sourcing Journal

  • 05:45 PM EST

Fashion Is Using, Re-Using & Re-Selling

Has thrift shopping grown in the past couple of years? What are the reasons most presented by people who do not want to buy second-hand clothing? How does thredUP work and where do they select brands and products? Come get the answer to these questions and much more.

Anthony <br>Marino

Anthony
Marino

President, thredUP

Halie <br>LeSavage

Halie
LeSavage

Fashion Commerce Editor, Harper's Bazaar

  • 06:10 PM EST

Fashion Is Delivering the Right Message Through Typography

Have you ever taken a deeper look at the Museum of Modern Art in New York when it comes to its visual aspects? Well, you must know: this and many other important companies and places have Paula’s signature on it. In this panel, she’ll bring out her perspective on typography and explain how it can be a powerful communication vector.

Paula <br>Scher

Paula
Scher

Partner, Pentagram

Alexa <br>Carlin

Alexa
Carlin

Author of Adaptable & CEO, Women Empower X

  • 06:35 PM EST

Fashion Is Influencing Your Way Towards Entrepreneurship

Camila Coutinho is an incredible entrepreneur and influencer from Brazil, she’ll speak about her journey as a digital influencer with 2.8 million followers as well as how to reconcile her tight schedule with 2 successful businesses. How can brands approach influencers? Where is the influencer market headed? Join and find out! Fashion is Not What You Think: Myths vs Realities
Camila <br>Coutinho

Camila
Coutinho

Communicator, Founder & CEO, Garotas Estúpidas and GE Beauty

Alexandra <br>Finkel

Alexandra
Finkel

Director of Talent Acquisition and Inclusion, BDG

  • 07:00 PM EST

Fashion Is Entrepreneurship: No Matter the Age

Paul Tasner took a different path from most, he started his entrepreneurial journey after his retirement, when most believe it’s “too late”. He is a true inspiration! His company, PulpWorks, designs and manufactures sustainable packaging. They offer compostable products, molded from 100% post-consumer paper waste and agricultural waste.

Paul <br>Tasner

Paul
Tasner

Co-founder & CEO, PulpWorks Inc

Kerry Hannon

Kerry
Hannon

Career Management and Personal Finance Strategist, Bestselling Author & Contributor to The New York Times

  • 07:25 PM EST

Fashion is Not What You Think: Myths vs Realities

Designers, when you left college, a lot of doubts arose, right? Where to start, what are the first steps, how to build a successful career… Well, Keith Lissner came to enlighten your journey. Bringing a current view of the market, Vera Wang’s VP of Design will demystify the reality of the fashion market.

Keith <br>Lissner

Keith
Lissner

Executive Vice President of Design, Vera Wang

Rachelle <br>Hruska

Rachelle
Hruska

CEO & FOUNDER, LINGUA FRANCA

  • 08:00 PM EST

Fashion Is Using Jewelry to Express Yourself

Adina’s pieces can be seen in some of the biggest celebrities. With trendy, but also long-lasting jewelry, her brand has found its way to thrive and conquer not only customers but true fans. Get inspired by her successful journey as a women entrepreneur and jewelry designer.

Adina <br>Kamkhatchi Mizrahi

Adina
Kamkhatchi Mizrahi

Founder & Creative Director, Adina's Jewels.

Marie Driscoll

Marie Driscoll

Managing Director, Luxury & Retail, Coresight Research

  • 08:25 PM EST

Fashion Is Personal Branding Towards Inclusivity

What’s the importance of personal branding when it comes to running a business? How can an entrepreneur align his/her personal brand with the company’s brand? Why is it important to be inclusive (size and color)? How to use social media to create strong branding and to raise awareness towards inclusivity? You’ll learn this and much more at this incredible panel.
Ana Carolina <br>Dalcolmo

Ana Carolina
Dalcolmo

Influencer and Social Media Expert

Myles <br>Loftin

Myles
Loftin

Freelance Photographer

Fotini <br>Copeland

Fotini
Copeland

Founder, The Fotini Factor

Melissa <br>Megginson

Melissa
Megginson

Senior Community Manager, Tailwind

  • 09:05 PM EST
Fashion Is Selling Better, Faster and More Sustainably
Have you ever heard of a digital showroom? Do you know how your brand can benefit from one? Learn how Hatch can help you sell better, faster, and in a more sustainable way! They aim to change the fashion industry for good by allowing brands to digitize wholesale selling through Digital Showrooms. Curious to learn more? Join us on the 9th!
Anne-Christine <br>Polet

Anne-Christine
Polet

Founder, Hatch & Stitch

Ramon <br>Ray

Ramon
Ray

Founder, SmartHustle.com

  • 09:30 PM EST

Fashion Is Reinventing the Industry via Collaboration

Randy Cousin, SVP of Product Concepts and People’s Place Program at Tommy Hilfiger, and Romeo Hunte, the talent behind his namesake brand, will share all about their newest collaboration. Bringing to light the importance of praising voices in the BIPOC community, the speakers will share the backstage of the collection and how this type of collaboration can be a game-changer in the history of fashion brands.

Randy <br>Cousin

Randy
Cousin

SVP of Product Concepts and The People's Place Program, Tommy Hilfiger

Romeo <br>Hunte

Romeo
Hunte

Creative Director, Romeo Hunte

Shelby <br>Hyde

Shelby
Hyde

Fashion Market Editor, Harper’s Bazaar

  • 10:05 PM EST
Fashion Is Owning Who You Want to Become
Gabby <br>Hirata

Gabby
Hirata

President, Diane von Furstenberg

Shaway <br>Yeh

Shaway
Yeh

Founder, yehyehyeh

  • 10:30 PM EST

Fashion Is Digital – It’s Time to Embrace It

Yazan <br>Malkosh

Yazan
Malkosh

Founder & CEO, Swatchbook

Arthur <br>Chipman

Arthur
Chipman

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, LA FASHION WEEK

  • 10:55 PM EST

Fashion Is Marketing from A to Z: Lessons from Philip Kotler

Philip Kotler, aka the Father of Marketing, will bring his 70+ years of experience in the Industry to bring different perspectives in the Fashion Merchandising Market, as well as give advice on how Fashion Houses should proceed in the modern days to achieve more success. How to turn customers into fans? What’s changed the most since the ‘80s? Where is the market headed and how can companies keep up?
Philip <br>Kotler

Philip
Kotler

Professor & Marketing Specialist (Father of Marketing)

Ana <br>Canuto

Ana
Canuto

Head of Marketing, Fashinnovation

  • 11:20 PM EST

Closing Remarks

JordanaGuimaraes

Jordana
Guimaraes

Co-Founder, Fashinnovation

MarceloGuimaraes

Marcelo
Guimaraes

Founder, Fashinnovation

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FASHINNOVATION IS A COMMUNITY. AS WE ALWAYS SAY, PEOPLE ARE THE KEY, IT'S IMPOSSIBLE TO INNOVATE ALONE. THESE ARE SOME OF THE INCREDIBLE COMPANIES THAT PARTICIPATED IN THE 5TH EDITION OF OUR WORLDWIDE TALKS.

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