by Dunja Hoejenbos

Photos November 8 - morning

Welcome by Han Bekke, Immediate Past President IAF, Cem Altan, IAF President, Guy Ryder, Director General ILO

Panel session – Supply Chain Collaboration
Speakers: David Sävman, H&M, Haldun Boz, Nova Fashion Group, Miran Ali, Bitopi Group/BGMEA. Vivek Ramachandran, Serai

Panel session – Digitalisation
Speakers: Mehmet Kaya, TYH, Kristina Nedeljkovic, 3DKN, Dominic Sluiter (moderator), button-up

Photos November 8 - afternoon

Panel session – E-Fashion in Manufacturing
John Thorbeck interviews: Stanley Szeto, Lever Style, Gonçalo Cruz, PlatformE, Brad Ballentine, Fox River Mills

Panel session – Towards a More Transparent and Circular Supply Chain
Speakers: Veit Geise, VF Asia, Casey Potenzone, K3 Business Technologies, Leontien Hasselman-Plugge, SIM, Bülent Özipek, Istanbul University

Panel session – Overview of Global Apparel and Textile Business Trends
Speakers: Saskia Hedrich, McKinsey, Christian Schindler, ITMF, Michiel Scheffer, Wageningen University & Research

Photos November 9 - Plenary

Alberto Paccanelli, EURATEX President

Keynote Video Message
Thierry Breton, European Commissioner for Internal Market

Opening Panel
Claudio Marenzi (CEO of Herno), Miguel Pedrosa Rodrigues (Corporate Manager of Pedrosa&Rodrigues), Verena Thies (CEO of Theis), Robert Van De Kerkhof (CCO of Lenzing), Mark Jarvis (Managing Director, WTiN)

Photos November 9 - Morning Workshops

Workshop on Traceability
Maria Teresa Pisani (Economic Affairs Officer, UNECE) and Jo Van Landeghem (Quality, Safety & Sustainability Officer, Creamoda)

Workshop on Textile Waste Recycling
Matteo Magnani (Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Project Manager) and Alejandro Laquidain (CEO, Laquidain Group)

Workshop on Going Global
Otakar Petracek (Mileta, Chairman) and Dirk Vantyghem (EURATEX, Director General)

Workshop on EU-Turkey Relations
Bülent Özipek (Board Member, ITKIB), Pınar Artıran (Assistant Professor of Private International Law, WTO Chair Holder) and Bahar Güçlü (Deputy Director General, Ministry of Trade)

Workshop on skills challenge
Roger Gerards (Director, Master Tailor Institute Amsterdam) and  Elena Lai (ETSA, Secretary General)

Workshop on Product Environmental Footprint (PEF)
Andrea Crespi (Eurojersey, CEO) and Mauro Scalia (EURATEX, Director of Sustainable Businesses)

Photos November 9 - Afternoon Workshops

Workshop on EU funding and programme opportunities
Lutz Walter (ETP, Secretary General) and  Jan Laperre (Centexbel, General Manager)

Workshop on the new EU chemical strategy
Sylvie Lemoine (CEFIC, Executive Director Product Stewardship) and  Leigh Stringer (Chemical Watch, Managing Editor Europe)

Workshop on energy efficiency and decarbonisation
Michael  Engelhardt (Senior Expert Energy and Climate Policy, T+M) and Cecilia Tall (Secretary General, TEKO)

Closing sessions
9 moderators of the 9 workshops

Photos Convention - Miscellaneous