Fashion Symposium 2011

Programme

Moderator: Alf Rehn

10.00 - 10.30 Registration and coffee

10.30 - 10.45 Opening & Welcome on Behalf of the Organizers Satu Mehtälä, CEO, Finatex

10.45 - 11.00 Fashion and the City: A Few Words Of Welcome From the City of Turku
Minna Arve, Chair of the City Board, City of Turku

11.00 - 11.30 Fashion and the Creative Economy - A Match Made in Heaven or Hell?
Keynote Speaker: Alf Rehn, Professor, Åbo Akademi University

11.30 - 12.15 The Swedish Fashion Miracle
Keynote Speaker: Lotta Ahlvar, CEO,Swedish Fashion Council

12.15 - 12.30 Design from Finland - A New Symbol Representing Finnish Design
Pia Mikkonen, Project Manager, The Association for Finnish Work

12.30 - 13.30 Lunch

13.30 - 14.15 The Finnish Fashion Industry - A Practicioners View
Keynote Speaker: Vesa Luhtanen, CEO, L-Fashion Group Oy

14.15 - 15.00 Artistic Development in Fashion
Keynote Speaker: Clemens Thornquist, Professor, Swedish School of Textile

15.00 - 15.30 Coffee break

15.30 - 16.00 The New Generation in Fashion - From Tradition to Innovation
Keynote Speaker: Kirsi Lille, Fashion Designer & Researcher

16.00- 16.10 Seminar Conclusions
Moderator Alf Rehn

16.30 - 17.00 Fashion Show Performing Fashion
17.00 - 18.00 Symposium Buffet

The event is open for public but there are only 230 seats.

Creatin’ - Creative Infrastructure

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Wed 26.10.2011, at 10:00 - at 18:00
Kåren
Hämeenkatu 22
20500 Turku
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