Session III
Date & Time
Thursday, April 28, 2022, 2:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Designer Talks: Making Next-Gen Materials Luxurious
Nicholas Kirkwood, Co-founder, Nicholas Kirkwood; Billy McCall, Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Kintra Fibers, Inc.; Dr. Amanda Parkes, Chief Innovation Officer, PANGAIA; and Nicole Rawling, Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder, Material Innovation Initiative, with Nikara Johns, Senior Editor, Footwear News

The Value of Data and Supply Chain Transparency in Today’s Changing World
Gary Adams. Chief Executive Officer, U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol; and Liz Hershfield, Senior Vice President & Head of Sustainability, J.Crew Group, and Senior Vice President, Sourcing, Madewell, with Kaley Roshitsh, Sustainability Editor, WWD
Presented by U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol

Fashion Acts NOW: In Perspective 
Amber Valletta, Supermodel & Sustainability Advocate

Fashion Acts NOW: In Conversation
Elizabeth L. Cline, Director of Advocacy & Policy, Remake; Sara Kozlowski, Vice President, Program Strategies, Education & Sustainability Initiatives, CFDA; Seth Levey, Head of Public Policy & Sustainability, thredUP; Ibada Wadud, Faculty, Parsons School of Design, Head of Impact & Founder, LULAH, Global Design Strategist, Sustainability & DEI, and Global Consultant, adidas, with Kaley Roshitsh, Sustainability Editor, WWD