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LEGACY Responsible Fashion Summit 13 & 14 March 2019

March 13 - March 14

LEGACY Responsible Fashion Summit 13 & 14 March 2019

Organised by consultancy Ndless:The New Normal in partnership with The Australian Fashion Council and Fashion Revolution Australia, the LEGACY Responsible Fashion Summit is an industry event that aims to dive deep into apparel supply chains, address the social and environmental challenges facing the industry and arm fashion brands and retailers with practical solutions to implement in their businesses.

This two-day event will be held on March 13 and 14 in Surry Hills from 8:30am – 5:30pm.

It will feature an expert lineup of speakers, panellists and innovators from across the industry. There will be a series of keynote presentations, expert panel conversations and interactive breakout sessions.

Speakers: Kit Willow of KITX, Lizzy Abegg of Spell & The Gypsy Collective, Lucy King, Sustainability Manager at Country Road Group & David Jones Limited, Clare Press, Sustainability Editor at Vogue Australia, Courtney Sanders, co-founder of Well Made Clothes, Andrew Cuccurullo of Waverley Mills, Dean Jones, co-founder of GlamCorner, Jaana Quaintance-James, Head of Sustainability & Ethical Sourcing at The Iconic, Bryce Alton, CEO of Nudie Jeans Co Australia, Martin Rice, Acting CEO and Head of Research of The Climate Council and many more.

LEGACY Responsible Fashion Summit 13 & 14 March 2019 - Kit Willow Speaker at Legacy Fashion Summit

 

LEGACY Responsible Fashion Summit 13 & 14 March 2019 - Lizzy Abegg Spell & The Gypsy Collective

Among the topics that will be covered at the two-day summit:

  • Responsible materials sourcing
  • Sustainable fibres
  • Circular economy and designing with circularity
  • Worker empowerment
  • New business models shaping the future of fashion
  • On-shoring and the revival of Australian made
  • Sustaining traditional artisan communities through genuine brand partnerships
  • Climate change
  • Managing hazardous substances
  • Developing a best practice ethical sourcing programme
  • Introduction to Sedex and SMETA
  • Sustainability storytelling and communicating value
  • Navigating certifications and determining credible standards
  • Retail packaging obligations
  • Overview of how to read a social audit
  • Introduction to Textile Exchange
  • Decarbonising supply chains and much more…

Lucy King, The Country Road Group, Legacy Fashion Summit

General admission price is $350 until midnight 22nd Feb but we’re excited to announce that the event organisers are offering EWP readers an exclusive discount!

EWP readers will receive a 15% discount off early bird price and 35% discount off full price tickets to the two-day event, so you pay just $295!
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If you work in the fashion industry, studying fashion or just want to be at the forefront of the industry and gain access to knowledge, best practices and innovative sustainability practices this is an unmissable event.
We hope to see you there! For more details about the programme or to purchase your tickets, visit legacysummit.com.au.

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