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Published on Friday, 08 April 2016

Copenhagen Fashion Summit adds speakers

Written by Tommy Lee

COPENHAGEN – Eight new speakers have been announced for the Copenhagen Fashion Summit which takes place on 12 May at the Copenhagen Concert Hall in Denmark. They include James Carnes, vice president of strategy creation at Adidas, Daniella Vega, director of sustainability at Selfridges, Lewis Perkins, president at Cradle to Cradle’s Product Innovation Institute, and Susan Rockefeller, CEO at Protect What Is Precious.

Also announced are Scott MacKinlay Hahn, co-founder of Loomstate, Linda Hewson, creative director at Selfridges, Elisa Niemtzow, director of consumer sectors at BSR, and Vivek Batra, CEO at Hessnatur.

Previously announced speakers of the 2016 Copenhagen Fashion Summit include Vivienne Westwood's head of couture, Brigitte Stepputtis, founder of the Centre for Sustainable Fashion Dilys Williams, Australian Vogue's editor-in-chief Edwina McCann, German Harpers Bazaar's fashion director Kai Margrander, and strategic fashion consultant Peter Ingwersen.

The Copenhagen Fashion Summit takes place the day after Planet Textiles 2016 (running on 11 May) and in the same week as the two-day annual member meeting of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition.

As part of a partnership between MCL Global, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition and the Danish Fashion Institute, delegates at the Planet Textiles conference automatically receive a 30 per cent discount to attend the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, and vice versa. Click here for more details.

View the full preliminary speaker line-up and register here