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Program

Program

“GREEN REVOLUTION”

15. ISTANBUL APPAREL CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Before Midday

8:30 - 13:00

  Opening Session

Ramazan Kaya, Co-Chair, TGSD
Cem Altan, President, International Apparel Federation & Head of Conference Organizing Committee, TGSD
Ahmet Öksüz, Chairman, İTHİB
Mustafa Gültepe, Chairman, TİM & İHKİB

  Human Factor on Green Revolution

Moderator: Barış Esen, Anchor, Bloomberg HT İbrahim Kara, Vice President, Karafiber Tekstil

 Sustainability Journey of Puma

Moderator: Matthijs Crietee, General Secretary, IAF
Stefan Seidel, Senior Head of Corporate Sustainability, Puma
Nesrin Başer, Head of Corporate Sustainability, SLN Tekstil ve Moda

  The Sustainable Fiber Gap

Florian Heubrandner, VP Global Textile Business, Lenzing AG – Tencel TM

  Sustainable Raw Materials

Moderator: Sedef Uncu Akı, Director, Orta Anadolu
Petri Alava, CEO, Infinited Fiber
Marika Ollaranta, Head of Decarbonizing Industries, RRF, Business Finland
Rui Fontoura, Fiber & Materials Strategy Lead: Cotton & Fiber Crops, Textile Exchange
Yunus Kara, Board Member, Karafiber Tekstil

  Herno’s Journey to Sustainable Clothing

Claudio Marenzi, President, Herno
Vittorio Zagaia, CEO & Vice President, Galata Int’l Freight Forwarding

  Providing Verified Assurances through Data and Supply Chain Transparency

Stephanie Thiers-Ratcliffe, Director, European Brands and Retailers, Cotton Council International

Afternoon

14:00 - 18:00

  Recycleable designs from recycled materials

Zafer Kaplan, Chairman, Gama Recycle & Fashion Show
Arzu Kaprol, Human Innovation Designer

  Net Zero Energy Ecosystem Wind/Solar/Solarcharge

Utku Korkmaz, CEO, Solarçatı
Hulusi Toprak, Deputy Chairman, Taypa Tekstil

  Sustainable Partnerships

Moderator: Dilek Bil, Founder, Purpose – Sustainable Ideas
Armando Guastella, Partner of the Turkish Office, Bain & Company
Edipcan Yıldız, Ece Altunmaral & Eray Erdoğan, Co-Founders, Reflect Studio
Muzaffer Kayhan, CEO, Söktaş

  Pathway to Green Factory

Dr. Emre Ilıcalı, Co-Founder, Altensis

  Purchasing Practices

Moderator: Matthijs Crietee, General Secretary, IAF
Marsha Dickson, CEO, Better Buying
John Thorbeck, Chairman, Chainge Capital
Gerwin Lippink, EU Representetive, Wrap Compliance

  Latest Trends in Innovative Threads

Yiğit Durak, Board Member & Marketing Director, Durak Tekstil

  Why is digital transformation key to growing your bottom line?

Wesley Ekman, Senior Global Commercial Director, Coats Digital

  Where is global trade heading?

Moderator: Barış Esen, Anchor, Bloomberg HT
Ege Cansen, Economist
Prof. Asaf Savaş Akat, Economist