Industry Seminars

Industry leaders and icons will come together to deliver a series of talks designed to educate and inform.
Free for registered AAFW delegates.

FASHION AS A FORCE FOR CHANGE

Presented by IMG, Australian Fashion Council and City of Sydney

Wednesday, 2 June, 2pm
The Talks Room, Carriageworks

This session will explore how Australian fashion brands can be a force of change by embedding and activating responsible practices into their business - through diversity, gender equality, ethical practice and sustainability.A panel of industry experts will weigh in on why brands should champion a purpose-led approach and what strategies they must develop to create a positive impact in a rapidly changing world.

Moderator
Rosanna Iaconno, Managing Partner + Advisor, The Growth Activists

Panelists
Leila Naja Hibri, CEO, Australian Fashion Council
Mary Lou Ryan, Co-Founder, bassike
Grace Forrest, Director + Co-Founder, Minderoo Foundation
Yatu Widders-Hunt, Director, Cox Inall Ridgeway

CAMILLA AND MARC
DRIVING SOCIAL CHANGE THROUGH FASHION

Friday, 4 June, 2pm
The Talks Room, Carriageworks

Camilla and Marc will discuss using their platform and brand to raise awareness for Ovarian Cancer through their most recent campaign.

Moderator
Jessica Montague, Deputy Editor Vogue Australia

Panelists
Marc Freedman, Co-Founders
Camilla Freedman, Co-Founders

THE FUTURE OF FASHION IS INTELLIGENT

Presented by The Department of Industry

Friday, 4 June, 4.30pm
The Talks Room, Carriageworks

The NSW Government presents an industry panel featuring leading NSW fashion companies utilising AI and other digital platforms to drive sales in an intelligent way.

Moderator
Amy Brown, CEO Investment NSW.

Panelists
Erica Berchtold Chief Executive Officer, The Iconic
Zolton Csaki, Co-founder Citizen Wolf
Jie Lu Director, UTS Australian Artificial Intelligence Institute
Daniel Avakian, Designer of DA and Co-Founder of Epitomye