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Technological conferences

The Avantex Paris Agora will host a large program of conferences and roundtables, led by renowned professionals who will guide us, in light of their expertise, on the issues of the sector and the challenges of tomorrow.

MONDAY 17

10.30am – 10.50am: Keynote Optitex
Speaker: David Balouka, Optitex
Language: English
Where: Agora Avantex Paris

11am – 12noon: DITF round table: Digital textile microfactories as response to the market demand for a local production and reactive supplying chains
Moderator: Gilles Muller, Re-active
Speakers: Christian Kaiser, DITF / Didier Dubesset, Grafitroniks / Michael Nothelfer, Caddon / Mike Horsten, HP / Romain Pouzol, Quatrecarre/ Thomas Brinkhoff, Dürkopp Adler
Language: English
Where: Agora Avantex Paris

11am – 12noon: Vertigo Autumn-Winter 2019-2020, trends conference
Speakers: Louis Gérin / Grégory Lamaud, AD Texworld Paris
Language: French
Translation from French to English
Where: Agora Apparel Sourcing Paris

11am – 12.15pm: The Chinese clothing industry and the Belt and Road Initiative
Moderator: Jean-François Limantour, Evalliance
Speakers: Jean-François Limantour, Evalliance Anne-Laure Linget, Evalliance / Zhang Tao, China National Textile & Apparel Council and CCPITEX
Language: French / Chinese
Translation from French to English & from Chinese to English
Where: Conference Room H4, close to the VIP area

12noon – 12.50pm: Pantone - Embracing the Connecting Circle of Color for Autumn-Winter 2019-2020
Speaker: Leila Rodrigues Gomes, Pantone
Language: English
Where: Agora Apparel Sourcing Paris

1.15pm – 1.45pm: Keynote TCBL
Speaker: Jesse Marsh, Tcbl
Language: English
Where: Agora Avantex Paris

2pm – 3pm: Avantex round table: the sustainable dimension of innovative materials and processes
Moderator: Gilles Muller, Re-active
Speakers: Brice Auckenthaler, Tilt Ideas / Elodie Ternaux, Hyloh / Mara Poggio, CETI / Alain Claudot, Eco TLC / Pirjo Kääriäinen, Aalto University / Florence Bost, Sable Chaud
Language: French
Translation from French to English
Where: Agora Avantex Paris

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2 pm - 4.30 pm
Fashion Sustain Paris conferences 

2.00 pm - 2.35 pm
Sustainable marketing — Let your products and culture do the talk.

Speakers: François-Ghislain Morillion, Veja / Centre Commercial
Language: French & English
Translation from French to English
Where: Agora Apparel Sourcing Paris

2.35 pm – 3.10 pm
Closing the loop — From shoe to shoe.

Speakers: Patrick Mainguené, Ector / Insoft SAS
Language: French & English
Translation from French to English
Where: Agora Apparel Sourcing Paris

3.10 pm – 3.45 pm
The new alternative real leather — When Recycling becomes an asset.

Speakers: Olivier Grammont, Recyc Leather
Language: French & English
Translation from French to English
Where: Agora Apparel Sourcing Paris

3.50 pm – 4.30 pm
(TBC) What's the future for footwear — The roles of leather and recycling.

Speakers: Panel with François-Ghislain Morillion, Veja / Centre Commercial, Patrick Mainguené, Ector / Insoft SAS and Olivier Grammont, Recyc Leather
Moderator: Thimo Schwenzfeier, Messe Frankfurt
Language: French & English
Translation from French to English
Where: Agora Apparel Sourcing Paris
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2.30pm – 3.30pm: Panorama of the global clothing trade
Moderator: Jean-François Limantour, Evalliance
Speakers: Jean-François Limantour, Evalliance Anne-Laure Linget, Evalliance
Language: French
Translation from French to English
Where: Conference Room H4, close to the VIP area

3.15pm – 4.15pm: Avantex round table: eco-printing and eco-dyeing: prospective technics?
Moderator: Gilles Muller, Re-active
Speakers: Aurélia Wolff, Whole / Elise Hallab, Artiste Sérigraphe / Jérémie Blache, PILI / Clément Bottier, ENSAAMA
Language: French
Translation from French to English
Where: Agora Avantex Paris

3.30pm – 4pm: Effective know-how of apparel sourcing from Vietnam
Moderator: Jean-François Limantour, Evalliance
Speaker: Teddy Chinh, Aurora
Language: English
Where: Conference Room H4, close to the VIP area

 

Tuesday 18 september 2018

11am – 11.20pm : Keynote Coloreel
Speaker : Mattias Nordin, Coloreel
Language: English
Where: Agora Avantex Paris

11.30am – 12.30pm : Vertigo Autumn-Winter 2019-2020, trends conference
Speakers : Louis Gérin / Grégory Lamaud, AD Texworld Paris
Language: French
Translation from French to English
Where: Agora Avantex Paris

2pm – 3pm : Avantex round table: Fashion brands and influencers: appearance of paths to follow
Moderator: Gilles Muller, Re-active
Speakers: Ertan Anadol, TANKE/ Franziska Müller von der Ahé, Glutamat/ Johanna Lifschutz, Jlink/ Loïc Winckelmans, Retviews
Language: French
Translation from French to English
Where: Agora Avantex Paris

3.15pm – 4.15pm : Avantex round table: intangible innovation for the performance of creative industries: the exemplary programmes of the R3ilab
Moderator: Gilles Muller, Re-active
Speakers: Amaury Poudray, Networks/ Antoine Vaesken, Les Tissages de Charlieu/ Clara Hardy, Sericyne/ Gilles Muller, Ré-Active/ Grégoire Guyon, Armor Lux/ Hubert Federspiel, Ouest Developpement/ Luc Dognin, Dognin
Language: French
Translation from French to English
Where: Agora Avantex Paris

 

Wednesday 19 september 2018

11am – 12noon : The use, effects and developments of VR / AR / MR in the fashion industry
Moderator: Lisette Vonk, AMFI
Speakers: Kim Schoenmakers, AMFI / Pip Balhuizen, AMFI / Ineke Siersema, AMFI
Language: English
Where: Agora Avantex Paris

1.30pm – 2.30pm : BPI France / Avantex : France – Taïwan, opportunities for an innovative textile-clothing sector
Moderators: Agnès Laurent-Moreau, BPI France / Mael M’Baye, BPI France
Speakers: Audrey-Laure Bergenthal, Euveka / Marc Frouin, BioSerenity / Véronique Cuziol, Business France / Jasper Wu, Maxtek / Alex Chong, Texxar
Language: French
Translation from French to English
Where: Agora Avantex Paris

3.30pm – 4.30pm : Avantex Fashion Pitch
Moderator: Gilles Muller, Re-active
Language : French & English
Translation from French to English & from English to French
Where: Agora Avantex Paris

 

Thursday 20 september 2018

11am – 12noon : Schools commit to innovation integration in classical Fashion programmes
Moderator: Gilles Muller, Re-active
Speakers: Christine Walter-Bonini, ESMOD / Carine Andrès Nocchi, AICP / Michelle Goutagny, La Fabrique / Jael Petit-Fournier, Jaëlys / Lisette Vonk, AMFI
Language: French
Translation from French to English
Where: Agora Avantex Paris

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