Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Economy Session at 28th IAF World Apparel Convention
Economy Session at 28th IAF World Apparel Convention
13
Jun '12

Speakers from renowned companies and organisations worldwide have already confirmed their attendance at the 28th IAF World Apparel Convention tobe held on 26 and 27 September 2012 in Oporto, Portugal. The International Apparel Federation (IAF) is pleased to announce the moderator and speakers in the Economy Session. The Economy Session will focus on the general economic outlook of Europe, USA, Asia and Latin America. The opportunities for fashion business in emerging markets will be discussed as well as the possibilities of positioning a brand in a new market.

The moderator of this session, Camilo Lourenço, is an economics journalist and scholar. He is former Editor of Economics on radio stations and columnist of SIC Notícias (news channel). At present he is a columnist at Jornal de Negócios (Business Journal), Record (Sports Journal) and is a TV analyst at the Portuguese State channel RTP and RTP-N for economic issues. He also comments on the football business and is the author and presenter of radio programs on economy and investment issues.

Kenote speaker Professor Daniel Bessa has a Degree in Economics and a Master in Economics. He is Professor at the University of Oporto and has taught at the University of Economics, the University of Engineers and at the Institute of Entrepreneurship. Bessa also serves as Administrator of Finibanco Holding, is a non-executive administrator at Efacec Capital and the Agency for Investment and External Trade of Portugal. He is also President of the supervisory board at GALP Energy, Sonae SGPS and Bial and President of the advisory council of the Institute for the Capitalization Fund Management of the social security. At present Bessa is Director General at COTEC (Portugal) and has been an economist since 1983.

Speakers in the Economy Session include Carlos Botero, Director at INEXMODA (Colombia), Kevin Burke, President and CEO at the American Apparel and Footwear Association (USA) and Jiang Hui, Chairman of the China Chamber of Commerce for Import & Export of Textiles (China). Director of the Brazilian Textile and Apparel Industry Association, Fernando Pimentel (Brazil), will also be speaking, as will Govind Shrikhande, CEO at Shoppers Stop (India).

The upcoming 28th IAF World Apparel Convention will be held on 24 – 28 September 2012 in Oporto, Portugal, and will focus on the theme Fashion Business in a Changing Environment. Registration, which can be done on the IAF website, has officially opened. All interested delegates are invited to consult the website for information regarding theme, program and registration.

IAF World Apparel Convention

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: American Apparel

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Feb 2017

Gildan to make some American Apparel products outside US

Gildan Activewear, which recently acquired US fashion brand American...

Courtesy: Kolon Sport

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Feb 2017

Kolon Sport to set up JV with ANTA for Chinese market

Kolon Sport, an outdoor gear and clothing brand of Korea based Kolon...

Designer Karishma Jumani with Niraj Jawanjal, founder and director of IIFW. Courtesy: IIFW

Textiles | On 25th Feb 2017

IIFW to bring together premium lingerie brands

India Intimate fashion Week (IIFW), dedicated to showcasing the...

Interviews View All

Mukesh Agarwal & Rajesh Agarwal
Madhuram Fincap Pvt Ltd

Increasing prices and lack of demand main issues facing industry

Neel Sawhney
One Friday

‘The share of kidswear segment in the online sector is still small in...

Jurgen Gauger
Spreadshirt

‘Buying crowdsourced or creative designs are much more appealing to the...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
February 2017

February 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search