MILAN – More new speakers have been announced for the forthcoming Planet Textiles event which opens on June 12th in the Congress Centre at ITMA 2023 in Milan.
They include Maxine Bédat, director of the New Standard Institute; Evan McCauley, VP for innovation at PVH Corp; and Karen Diaz, project manager for ‘The Industry We Want’ initiative.
Also added to the list of speakers are Alessandra Profumo, head of sustainability Italy for BNP Paribas; Ebru Debbag, executive director of global sales and marketing for Soorty Enterprises; and Kendall Tang, CEO of RT Knits.
They join a roster of experts including Jeremy Lardeau, VP for Higg Index at the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC); James Schaffer, chief strategy officer, Worldly (formerly Higg); and Payal Luthra, global apparel and textile lead, WWF; Amina Razvi, CEO, Sustainable Apparel Coalition; and Pascal Brun, head of sustainability at H&M.
The event is taking place at the ITMA trade event, the world’s largest international textile and garment technology exhibition, once again after a four-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Planet Textiles will once again provide the opportunity to collaborate and work towards driving collective action, change and progress within the sector.
The event will explore the following key themes: collective action on climate; the data of sustainability; decent work for all; the nature of sustainable fashion; and changing legislative landscapes.
Organised by the SAC, and run in partnership with MCL News and Media, publisher of Ecotextile News, the 11th edition Planet Textiles will for the first time take place over two days from 12th – 13th June at ITMA 2023, at the Fiera Milano Rho exhibition centre in Milan, Italy.
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