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January 19 – 21, 2020 Javits Center, NYC REGISTER NOW


This January, co-located events, Texworld USA and Apparel Sourcing USA are excited to feature a brand-new one-day conference on Sunday, January 19, dedicated to cutting-edge fabrics and materials, the latest processes and technology tools, and challenges currently facing the industry.

And don't miss the INNOVATION SPOTLIGHT, a special exhibition curated by an industry professional highlighting a selection of innovative textiles and circular design solutions.

See the conference line up:

Speaker: Madeleine Gong | Lead Apparel Engineer | Wearable X

Show Floor, Hall 1D

Text Media

Moderator: Charles Beckwith | Co-Founder | MouthMedia Network

Natasha Franck | Founder & Chief Executive Officer | EON
Andrew Wyatt | CEO | CALA
Melissa Rusinek | Recycling Consultant | Diverse Recycling Solutions LLC
Tia Nicolae | Marketing Manager | Lectra

Show Floor, Hall 1D

Listen to a panel discussion on some of the technology tools needed to compete in today’s fashion industry. This panel will explain insights into blockchain technology, circular tracing and the newest software to reduce lead times and waste.

Moderator: Celeste Lilore | Director of Industry Engagement | Textile Exchange

Lauren Johnson | Sustainability Manager, Global Sustainability | Eastman
Dr. Luke Haverhals | Founder & CEO | Natural Fiber Welding

Show Floor, Hall 1D

Join Textile Exchange on a journey from the birth of biosynthetic materials to the transition and widespread adoption of fossil fuel-based synthetics. TE will visit the present before taking you to the future of these materials. This session will include a panel discussion with industry experts and audience Q&A.

Moderator: Tara St James | Founder, Re:Source Library | Owner & Creative Director Study NY

Dr. Luke Haverhals | Founder & CEO | Natural Fiber Welding
Mike Savarie | Sustainability Enterprise Catalyst | Hemp Black
Daniel Mota Pinto | Director of Strategy & Business Development | Scoop
Ericka Gutierrez | Manager Business Development - Marketing North America | Lenzing Group
Courtney Cruzan | Vice President of Sourcing & Product Development | brrr°

Textile Talks
Show Floor, Hall 1D

Join us on an Explore the Floor Tour of our Innovation Spotlight where you will see, feel and learn about the newest innovations in bio-synthetics, smart textiles, and circular design solutions. Also learn about how established fibers and fabrics are evolving to keep up with circular and sustainable design needs.

*Schedule and speakers subject to change without prior notice. Complimentary sessions are on a first-come, first-served basis.

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