27 sepConvention day 1

09:30 AM

10:10 AM

10:25 AM

Keynote Address

by Francesco Marchi 

Mr Francesco Marchi, Director General, EURATEX  

10:50 AM

Special Address

by Fred Lemoine 

Special Address by Mr. Fred Lemoine , Vice President, Weave Services Ltd. (part of TAL Group)

 

12:00 PM

Session 1: New Opportunities in Sourcing

by Alexander Shumsky  , Prashant Agarwal  , Ashok Rajani  , Faruque Hassan  , Belinda Edmonds  , Alex Thomas  ,

Mr. Prashant Agarwal, Jt. Managing Director Wazir Advisors (Moderator)

Mr. Faruque Hassan , Senior Vice President, BGMEA, Bangladesh Mrs. Belinda Edmonds, Executive Director ACTIF, Africa Mr. Ashok Rajani, Chairman AEPC, India Mr. Alex Thomas, Vice President VF Asia

Mr. Alexander Shumsky, Executive President Russian Fashion Council

 

01:30 PM

02:30 PM

Session 2: New Opportunities in Retailing

by Rakesh Biyani  , Govind Shrikhande  , B.S. Nagesh  , Aniruddha Deshmukh  ,

Mr. B.S. Nagesh, Founder TTRAIN

Mr. Aniruddha Deshmukh, CEO & MD Mafatlal Industries Limited

Mr. Govind Shrikhande, Managing Director Shoppers Stop

Mr. Rakesh Biyani, Jt. Managing Director Future Retail

Mr. Vinay Nadkarni, MD & CEO Globus

04:30 PM

Session 3: New Opportunities in Technology

by Vonita Samtani  , Mike Fralix  , Simon Fernandes  , Philippe Ribera  , Mark Jarvis  ,

Dr. Mike Fralix, President & CEO [TC]² (Moderator)

Mr. Philippe Ribera, Innovation director Lectra Mr. Simon Fernandes, Regional Director Alvanon Mr. Mark Jarvis, CEO WTiN

Ms. Vonita Samtani VP (Strategic Channel Partners) WGSN

28 sepConvention day 2

10:00 AM

Session 4: New Opportunities in Denim

by Claudio Grotto  , Anurag Asthana  , Sanjay Vakharia  , Harminder Sahni  , Darshan Mehta  ,

Key Note Presentation: Mr. Darshan Mehta, President & CEO Reliance Brands Panel Discussion : Mr. Harminder Sahni, Managing Director Wazir Advisors (Moderator)

Mr. Claudio Grotto, Founder GAS Jeans

Mr. Anurag Asthana, Vice President (PD & Sourcing) Myntra Designs Pvt. Ltd

Mr. Sanjay Vakharia, Director Spykar

Mr. Subir Mukherjee, Business Head (Denim) Bhaskar Industries

11:30 AM

Session 5: New Opportunities in Branding

by Dr. Darlie Koshy  , Manjula Tiwari  , J. Suresh  , Gaurav Mahajan  , Bruce Atherley  , Ashish Dikshit  ,

Keynote Presenter: Mr. Bruce Atherley, Executive Director Cotton Council International

Dr. Darlie Koshy, Director General & CEO Institute of Apparel Management (IAM) & Apparel Training & Design Centre (ATDC) (Moderator)

Mr. Ashish Dixit, President Madura Garments Mr. Gaurav Mahajan, President (Apparel Group) Raymond

Ms. Manjula Tiwari, CEO Future Style Lab

Mr. J Suresh, CEO & MD Arvind Brands

   

01:30 PM