Brenda Andersen & Constanza Darderes – Co-founders and directors of Cocoliche Ropa con Otra Oportunidad from Argentina
Topic: Second hand cool fashion, circular economy, new consumption habits.
Cornelia Kangur – CEO and Founder at Finest Fashion Site, co-founder at Sustainable Finest Fashion
BA Fashion and Textile Resource Management, MSc Marketing and Business Management. “Been working as Sales Advisors for four years. I also have had experience as intern in several Fashion companies like Baltika AS and MarKina Style OÜ. Last summer had an opportunity to supplement my knowledge of the Fashion industry in Thailand as an exchange student.” Speaker from Estonia
Topic: Can fashion really be sustainable?
Dr. Ervin László – Founder of systems philosophy and general evolution theory, Founder of Club of Budapest
Keynote Speaker. Systems philosopher, scientist, integral theorist, founder of Club of Budapest, guest professor at various universities in Europe and the Far East, Member of different academies, author of more than 70 books, 200 publications.
Dr. Medgyessy Ildikó – Director at Elegant Design Zrt.
Speaker from Hungary
Director of Localizing the SDGs in Public Policies and Coordinator of the Local Parliaments Network on the SDGs of Smartly, Buenos Aires
Topic: Public Policy and Legislation in Sustainable Fashion (Presentation with Analia Pastran)
Heiðrún Ósk Sigfúsdóttir – Chief Executive Officer at Rebutia
Speaker from Iceland. “I’m a passionate business founder committed to reducing waste in the world with substantial experience in the business environment, motivated to identify strategies and techniques to attract customers and provide products and services that help people and simultaneously do good for the planet.” Goals: reduce waste, make a difference, to protect the environment
János Keresnyei – President of Kreatív Ipari Klaszter
Speaker from Hungary. Business Innovation Coach at European Commission EASME, a mentor in WORTH Partnership Project Innovation management in cultural and creative industry. Specialities: creative production, international relations, innovation managament, technology skills, technology evaluation, intellectual wealth management, risk analysys.
Topic: Innovation management in cultural and creative industry
Ninette Murk – Social Entrepreneur, Founder/Director at Beauty without Irony and Designers against Aids; Director MintRed PR
Speaker from Belgium. Social entrepreneur/activist, consultant, creative director, fashion & lifestyle journalist, PR, trendwatcher, curator, fashion editor, producer, writer, event planner
Topic: For a better fashion world
Olga Antonova – Founder Designing Beautiful Eco Solutions for Sustainable Future
Sustainability Expert, Educator, Journalist: Fashion & Lifestyle. Executive Board Member of Global Sustainable Fashion Week, Visiting Lecturer. “My vision is a beautiful and sustainable world where people live in harmony with themselves, each other and nature. In my work and life I am driven by beauty as the universal value and the teachings of deep ecology. Sustainability is what people and businesses need to embody today in order to continue to live in a safe, healthy, prosperous and beautiful world.”
Solomatine Nathalie – Creative director on FEODORA. Moscow
Natalia N. Solomatine is a fashion designer, born in 1972 in Moscow, Soviet Union. Since 1995 she is the author of many collections, costumes, performances, exhibitions and publications signed by Solo-Matine. Since 2014 she is working in a new kind of fashion approach in the pattern cutting developed by a fashion label Feodora.moscow
Topic: FEODORA ZERO WASTE FASHION CUT – The Tradition and the Innovation
Zuzana Kralova – Designer · fashion, accessories and footwear | Sustainability + Technology Consultant
Fashion Designer with experience in the sector of textiles and innovation/ sustainability, working in departments of woman/man developing ready-to-wear and knitwear. Founder of KRALOVA, a studio focused on creative direction, fashion consulting and design.
Topic: ́SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY CHAIN ́
Martina Mareková Kuipers – Revolution Country Coordinator for Slovakia
Experienced slow fashion designer with own brand Bartinki and with history of working in the apparel and fashion. Educator on environmental topics with focus on sustainability, transparency and ethics in fashion industry. Fashion Revolution Country Coordinator for Slovakia
Dr. Gabriella Manyi-Walek – President of NFLH and Global Sustainable Fashion Week, Member of the Stearing Board of WORTH, FR country coordinator, owner of IMÁZS DC.
Mariel Jumpa – Advisor & Founder of Slow Fashion World Regional Advisor and Director LATAM for #GSFW
Speaker from Sweden. She is passionate about building communities and matchmaking businesses driving local and global social innovation, sustainability and diversity
Topic: Empowering Latin American Fashion into the digital world (Presentation with Dominique Langer)
Mia Sylvia Herrod – Founder of MiaSylvia
Her background is in textiles and as environmental activist. MiaSylvia is for the eco-conscious. People who are looking for eco alternatives in the wedding industry and also pieces that are ethical towards others and the planet. I source vintage and second hand dresses and re-purpose them with natural dyes.
Topic: Eco conscious production of wedding dresses