Cashmere World Forum | Year of the Cashmere Goat • In Praise of Lightness

 
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Register on or before 15 Sep

Standard Rate (USD)
Register period 16 Sep - 
8 Oct

First-time Forum attendee
USD180 per person
USD200 per person
Past Forum attendee
USD100 per person
USD200 per person
Group bookings of 3
USD500 per group
USD600 per group

PROGRAMME | 7 OCT 2015 | Room S428, Level 4, HKCEC
10:00 Keynote address: In praise of lightness
   
10:25 Cashmerenomics: weighing the supply and demand for fine fibres
   
12:15 Cashmere World Colour Trends 2016/17
   
12:30 Networking Lunch
   
14:00 Alpaca: What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWYG), the importance of a quality mark
   
14:30 The Future of Fine Fibres: ushering cashmere and fine fibres into a new era of lightness
   
15:05 From light retail to not so light: the rise of E-cashmere, the advent of O2O (Online to Offline) and phygical sales
   
15:50 Cashmere and fine fibres: a hot bed for entrepreneurial talent
   
17:00 Closing

SPEAKER PROFILE
 
 
 
 
 
Jane Singer
Editorial Director
Inside Fashion
Hong Kong

 

 
David Lee
D
irector  
Cashmere Fibres
UK

 

 
Jayne Esteve Cure
Founder
Jayne Fashion Consultancy
France

 

 
César Lutgens
President & Executive Director
Peruvian Alpaca & Camelids Institute (IPAC) &
International Alpaca Association (AIA)
Peru 
 
Dr Walid Daoud 
Associate Professor
City University of Hong Kong
 
James Blewett
CEO
Qaria Cashmere Afghanistan

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Thibault Villet
CEO
Mei.com
China

 
 
Anthony Keung 
President and C.E.O.
Fenix Group Holdings Ltd
Hong Kong

 

 
Liz Flora
Editor-in-Chief
Jing Daily 
China

 

 
Klaartje Genbrugge
Owner
Madame Seguin
 Belgium

 

Daniel Mauroy Operational Communication & Marketing Consultant. AVSF & Mongolian animal fibres value chains Mongolia
 
Olivier Guillemin
Designer and Creative Director
 www.ooparis.fr
 France

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Andrea Dominici
CEO
Myak
Italy 
 
Luciano Bandi 
Managing Director of Sales
Zegna Baruffa
Italy 

 

 
Edoardo Festa Bianchet
CEO
Lora & Festa
Hong Kong
 

 

 
Paula Cheng
 Project Manager
InDhouse
Hong Kong
 
Naindra Prasad Upadhaya
Secretary Ministry Government of Nepal (GON, Ministry of Commerce and Suppliers
Nepal

 

 
Jyotika Jhalani 
Founder
Janavi
India

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Patrice Nordey
CEO
VELVET GROUP
China

 

 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

 

 
 
ADVISORY COMMITTEE

An Advisory Committee with members from different backgrounds include scientists, anthropologists, breeders, buyers, traders and fashion designers are currently working on the programme of Cashmere World Forum 2015. Their accumulated experience and knowledge represent an unprecedented wealth of expertise that should benefit the whole trade.

Members include:

 
 
   
 
Karl Spilhaus

President
Cashmere and Camel Hair Manufacturers Institute (CCMI)
USA
 
Abdul Basir Hotak 

President
Herati Cashmere Afghanistan
 
Alessandra Cocchi

Managing Director  EastMax Fashion

Hong Kong
 
Selmin Kormin

Vice General Manager 
Silk & Cashmere 
Turkey
 
Nora Kravis

Director Chianti Cashmere Italy
 
Ronnie Lamb

International Cashmere Consultant
                     
                     
                 
David Lee

D
irector  Cashmere Fibres UK
 
 Ornella Bignami

Creative Director
Elementi Moda
Italy
 
 
           
                     




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