CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION 2021

Accelerating Sustainability in Fashion, Clothing, Sportswear & Accessories

23rd International Conference
Online Conference: 15th-21st March 2021
Business School
University for the Creative Arts
Epsom
Surrey
KT18 5BE
UK

Programme

Day 1 – 15th March 2021

Chair: Professor Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design ®, Business School for the Creative Industries (BSCI), University for the Creative Arts, UK

12:00Introduction
Professor Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design, Business School for the Creative Industries (BSCI), University for the Creative Arts (UCA), UK
12:05Address by UCA
Professor Catherine Harper, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, UCA UK
Professor Philip Powell, Director, BSCI, UCA, UK
12:20Address by UNCTAD
Isabelle Durant, Deputy  Secretary General, UNCTAD, Switzerland
12:30Vision
Roberta Annan, Founding Partner, Annan Capital Partners, US
13:00Global Overview
Michael Stanley Jones, Co Secretary, UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion, Switzerland
13:30Policy/Governance
Amina Razvi, Executive Director, Sustainable Apparel Coalition, US *
15:00Market/Consumers
Helena Leurent, Director General, Consumers International, Switzerland
14:30Entrepreneur
Arthur Huang, Founder & CEO, Miniwiz, Taiwan
15:00Panel: Accelerating Sustainability
Chaired: Professor Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design, BSCI, UCA, UK
15:45Break
16:15SpeedNET: Speed Networking
16:45New Approaches: Dutch Circular Textile Valley
Professor Dr Jacqueline Cramer, Chairman, Dutch Circular Textile Valley, Netherlands
17:00New Materials
Adrian Lopex Velarde & Marie Cazarez, Founders, Desserto, Mexico
17:15New Processes
Professor Dr Jan Mahy, Sustainable & Functional Textiles, School of Creative Technology, Saxion: University of Applied Science, Netherlands
17:30Brand Transparency
Frankie Philips, Founder, Creative & Sustainability Director, TOBEFRANK, UK
17:45New business models
Bert van Son, Founder & CEO, Mud Jeans international BV, Netherlands
18:00Sustainable Innovation
Rogier van Mazijk, Investment Director, Fashion for Good, Netherlands
18:15Panel: Accelerating Sustainability
Chaired: Michael Schragger, Founder, Sustainable Fashion Academy, Sweden
18:55Closing remarks
19:00Close

* To be confirmed

Day 2 – 16th March 2021

Chair: Professor Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design ®, University for the Creative Arts, UK

12:00Introduction
Professor Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design, Business School for the Creative Industries (BSCI), University for the Creative Arts (UCA), UK
12:05Vision
María Eugenia Girón Davila, Chairman, Go Beyond Investing, Spain
12:35New Business Models
Christine Goulay, Head of Sustainable Innovation, Kering, France
13:05Entrepreneur
Bernice Pan, Founder & Creative Director, DEPLOY London, UK
13:35Materials
Professor Rebecca Earley, Co Director, Centre for Circular Design, University of the Arts, UK
14:05Technology
Trevor Davis, Managing Director, Trevor Davis & Associates, UK
14:35Panel: Accelerating Sustainability
Chaired: Professor Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design, BSCI, UCA, UK
15:20SpeedNET: Speed Networking
15:50Closing remarks
16:00Close

Day 3 – 17th March 2021

Chair: Professor Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design ®, University for the Creative Arts, UK

12:00Introduction
12:15SpeedNET: Speed Networking
12:45Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 1
13:15Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 2
13:45Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 3
14:15Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 4
14:45Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 5
15:15Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 6
15:45Panel: Refereed speakers
16:15Closing remarks
16:30Close

Day 4 – 18th March 2021

Chair: Professor Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design ®, University for the Creative Arts, UK

12:00Introduction
12:15SpeedNET: Speed Networking
12:45Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 1
13:15Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 2
13:45Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 3
14:15Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 4
14:45Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 5
15:15Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 6
15:45Panel: Refereed speakers
16:15Closing remarks
16:30Close

Day 5 – 19th March 2021

Chair: Professor Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design ®, University for the Creative Arts, UK

12:00Introduction
12:15SpeedNET: Speed Networking
12:45Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 1
13:15Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 2
13:45Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 3
14:15Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 4
14:45Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 5
15:15Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 6
15:45Panel: Refereed speakers
16:15Closing remarks
16:30Close

Day 6 – 20th March 2021

Chair: Professor Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design ®, University for the Creative Arts, UK

12:00Introduction
12:15SpeedNET: Speed Networking
12:45Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 1
13:15Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 2
13:45Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 3
14:15Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 4
14:45Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 5
15:15Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 6
15:45Panel: Refereed speakers
16:15Closing remarks
16:30Close

Day 7 – 21st March 2021

Chair: Professor Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design ®, University for the Creative Arts, UK

12:00Introduction
12:15SpeedNET: Speed Networking
12:45Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 1
13:15Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 2
13:45Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 3
14:15Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 4
14:45Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 5
15:15Refereed paper: Theme 1: Paper 6
15:45Panel: Refereed speakers
16:15Closing remarks
16:30Close

Programme may be subject to change

Contact

For more information on Sustainable Innovation 2021   please contact:

Professor Martin Charter
Director
The Centre for Sustainable Design ®
University for the Creative Arts
UK
Tel: + 44 (0) 1252 892772
Fax: + 44 (0) 1252 892747
Email: mcharter@ucreative.ac.uk
Website: cfsd.org.uk

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