PRESENTATION : FASHION GREEN DAYS
Circular Fashion Forum - 2nd edition
2 DAYS OF CONFERENCES & PRESENTATIONS I
During this 2 days forum, companies, specialists, public authorities, researchers and creators will share their solutions aimed at reducing the environmental impact of the clothing and fashion business.
The first edition of Fashion Green Days - circular economy forum - exposed the limits to the current linear economic model of the fashion and clothing business, and also showcased technical, economic and societal solutions to adopt a circular approach to this sector of activity.
This second forum will address the need for innovation across three key initiatives necessary to adopt a circular approach within the fashion market , whilst nevertheless maintaining and developing the level of activity and employment.
(1) Innovative Business models : Sell less, better, differently
How can innovation within distribution enable the fashion and clothing business models to improve performance in the light of new trends in consumption?
(2) Innovation in product development: mastering the manufacturing process, re-use, recycling, upcycling, ecoconception
How can the re-use, repair, recycling, upcycling and econconception of products reduce the environmental impact and diminish risk exposure directly linked to an uncontrolled supply chain?
(3)Territorial action plan : scenarios for the future
How can we converge available resources ( raw materials, know how etc) within the territories of our business, leveraging the circular economy and impacting new business strategy for local companies
Eco-conception I New models of distribution and consumption I recyclingI new business models I new territories
Thursday 23rd May 2019
9h00 I Welcome : Time for action !
9h15 I Why is it time to take action ?
9h45 I Status of the ecological, social and economic impact of the clothing and fashion business.
10h45 I BREAK
11h00 I Which policy to adopt to take action ?
What is the political vision and which steps are being taken to encourage the development of a circular economy in the fashion business ?
12h00 I Lunch, preview of the exhibition ‘ The downside of my style’
13h30 I Keynote I Barriers to change
13h45 I Keynote I Circular economy within the clothing industry I – Taking action : innovative business models Sell less, better, differently
14h00 I Status of fashion distribution in France. The Retail sector within the fashion market is entering a phase of re-invention. Performance indicators are showing a declining market and new emerging trends in consumption.
15h00 I Selling less, but better. Creating communities, informing consumers, producing mini-collections, made to measure, on demand…
16h00 I Break
16h15 I The changing face of business
17h30 I Side-Event in the ENSAIT Library. SloWeAre I UAMEP ( An Alternative Fashion is possible)
" New creative ideas serving circular fashion" : Designers and creators explain their convictions, , their approach and their innovative ideas to develop a more circular fashion business.
18h30 I cocktail
FRIDAY 24th May 2019
II. More ecological products : Re-use, recycling, upcycing, eco-conception
09h00 I The boom of the second hand market
10h00 I Break
10h15 I Keynote I Sustainable supply chain
10h30 I Eco-conception and fast track : local solutions
11h30 I Natural fibers, recycled materials, product development and finishing/treatments
12h15 I Lunch
12h30 I Film show/ L'Or Bleu /Blue Gold : documentary about natural craft dyeing
with Marion Clément, Green Door Stories
III I Taking action in the territory : Networks and solutions for the future
14h I Update on networks in action
14h45 I Break
15h00 I How to develop a compelling strategy to convince the fashion business and it’s key players to take action ?
On site exhibitions,in the main hall :
60 EXBIBITORS I 5 THEMES
5 EXHIBITORSI SPONSORS IN THE CORPORATE PAVILION
(Final selection pending, validation date 15 th March 2019)
EXHIBITION "THE DOWNSIDE OF MY STYLE" BY ADEME & UNIVERSAL LOVE