10th ISTANBUL FASHION CONFERENCE TEMPLATE PROGRAM

11st October 2017 Wednesday (1st day)
08.00 – 09.00 Registration
09.00 – 09.30 Openning Speeches
Mr. Şeref Fayat - TGSD President
Mr. Hikmet Tanrıverdi - İHKİB President
Mr. Adnan Yıldırım - Member of the Board / Acting General Manager
09.30 – 10.00 Starategies for Developing Market at Clothing: “Brand Plus Department Store"
Moderator: Volkan Akı, journalist
Mine Tozlu, Marka Yatırım Holding A.Ş., President of Board and
Avi Alkaş, JLL Turkey, President of Board Klaus Rainer Kirchhoff, Kirchhoff Consult AG, Founder and CEO
10.00 – 10.20 Nigel Gosse, The Woolmark Company, Country Manager UK and Turkey
10.20 – 10.35 Coffee Break / networking
10.35 – 11.35 Turkey’s Brands & Brands’ Exports
Moderator: Melda Yücel Kocaalp, Anchorwoman
Mustafa Küçük, LC Waikiki CEO
Süleyman Orakçıoğlu, Orka Holding President of Board
Yılmaz Yılmaz, KOTON President of Board
11.35 – 12.05 Alain Prost, Brand Consultant
12:05 – 12.25 Turkey and the World of Cotton
Marsha Powell, Cotton Council Int. & Cotton Inc.,Turkey Program Director
12.25 – 13.10 Lunch Break / networking
13.10 – 13.30 Success Story in Branding: Mavi Jeans
Emre Kurtoğlu, Chief Category Officer of Mavi Jeans
13.30 – 13.45 Why Turkey in Textiles ?
Abdülkadir Konukoğlu, Sanko Holding Honorary President
13.45 – 14.45 Partnering for a Systematic Change to a Sustainable Future
by Lenzing
Moderator : Esra Ercan, Spring Near East Manufacturing, President of Board
Speakers : Jason Kibbey, Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), CEO
Peter Bartsch, Lenzing, Sustainability Director
Serkan Tanka, H&M, Regional Country Manager Production- Europe
14.45 – 15.00 Coffee Break / networking
15.00 – 16.00 Technological Development at Garment Sector : Industry 4.0
by Glengo
Moderator : Aykut Vural, Glengo Teknoloji Tic. Ve San. A.Ş., Board President
Speakers : Joachim Hensch, Hugo Boss Industries Ltd, Managing Director
Levent Nart, Nart Sigorta&Reasürans Brokerliği AŞ., President of Board
Michael J. Lock, Gerber Technology, Director Global Business Development
16.00 – 17.00 New Creative Territories In Fashion and Digital Transformation
by İMA
Moderator : Gülin Girişmen, Istanbul Moda Academy (IMA), Head of Textile and Fashion Design
Speakers : Pascaline Wilhelm, Premiére Vision, Fashion Director
Arzu Kaprol, Fashion Designer
Ece Gözen, Fashion Designer
17.00 Closing
12nd October 2017 Thursday (2nd day) – B2B Platform
With the support of Ministry of Economy
10.00 - 11.00 B2B Meetings
11.00 - 11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 - 12.30 B2B Meetings
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch / Networking
13.30 – 15.30 B2B Meetings
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee Break
16.00 – 18.00 B2B Meetings