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Unveiling Fashion: Textiles, Design, and the Circular Economy

September 28 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm $5 – $125

Fashion’s environmental and social impacts have come centerstage as consumers have begun questioning traditional models of consumption across industries. Building on last year’s conversation around sustainability, our second-annual one-day conference will examine fashion’s broken make-buy-throw model and unpack new models of success that value both human and natural resources.

CONFERENCE AGENDA

OPENING REMARKS

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Elizabeth Cline, Journalist and Author of The Conscious Closet

SESSION 1

The Current Fashion Economy Model

BREAK

PRESENTATION #1

The Human Cost of the Fashion Industry

Allie Gardner, Business Development Manager, GoodWeave

LUNCH (Lunch will be provided)

Attendees may take a tour of the Textile Museum or view the Fast Fashion/Slow Art Exhibit at the Brady Gallery, Corcoran.

SESSION 2

Designing A New Textile Economy in Fashion

PRESENTATION #2

An Examination of the Fashion Industry’s Impact on the Environment

Dimitri Deheyn, Marine Biologist, University of California, San Diego

BREAK

SESSION 3

The Circular Economy in Action

CLOSING REMARKS

HAPPY HOUR/BOOK SIGNING EVENT

After the conference, Join us at Tribute (2412 18th Street, Suite R, Washington, DC 20009) where you can eat, drink, and network with your fellow attendees. Elizabeth Cline will be signing her new book, The Conscious Closet. Elizabeth Cline will be signing her new book, The Conscious Closet.
Admission to this event is included in your conference ticket purchase. Tickets are available for the general public (those who are not attending the conference).

Details

Date:
September 28
Time:
8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$5 – $125
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/unveiling-fashion-textiles-design-and-the-new-circular-economy-registration-47100002375

Venue

500 17th Street
Washington, DC 20006 United States
Unveiling Fashion: Textiles, Design, and the Circular Economy