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AAFA announces 2011 Summit Speaker Roster
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Mar '11
The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) is pleased to announce the full roster of speakers slated to address more than 175 senior industry executives at the 2011 AAFA Annual Executive Summit being held March 2 – 4, 2011 in Washington, D.C at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel.

Key themes of the Summit include: the impact of social media, cotton and other commodity prices, global geopolitical issues, the changing face of Asia as a major supplier of the apparel and footwear industries, and America's competitiveness in the world marketplace.

Wednesday, March 2

4:30 - 5:30 PM - Building a Network: The Impact of Social Media
OPEN PRESS – RSVP REQUIRED

Jon Kubo - Vice President and Chief Information Officer, The Wet Seal

Michael Haines -Regional Vice President, Facebook

6:00 - 8:00 PM - Opening Evening Reception
OPEN PRESS – RSVP REQUIRED

Thursday, March 3
8:30 - 8:45 AM - State of the Industry Address
OPEN PRESS – RSVP REQUIRED

Kevin M. Burke
AAFA President and CEO

8:45 - 9:15 AM Cotton Prices: Key Factors and Market Effects
OPEN PRESS – RSVP REQUIRED

J. Berrye Worsham, President and CEO,Cotton Incorporated

9:15 - 10:00 AM - Hot Spots at Home and Around the World
OPEN PRESS – RSVP REQUIRED

General Michael Hayden
Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
Former Director of the National Security Agency

10:15 – 10:45 AM - Challenges and Opportunities in the International Environment
OPEN PRESS – RSVP REQUIRED

Stephen Hadley
Former National Security Advisor

11:15 AM - Noon - One on One with Hayden and Hadley
OPEN PRESS – RSVP REQUIRED

1:15 - 2:15 PM - An Insider's View of China
OPEN PRESS – RSVP REQUIRED

David Eisenhower

2:15- 3:15 PM - Asia in Transition - 2011 and Beyond
OPEN PRESS – RSVP REQUIRED

Henry Tan, CEO and President, Luen Thai Holdings

3:45 - 5:00 PM - Politically Incorrect
OPEN PRESS/OFF THE RECORD – RSVP REQUIRED

Mark Shields and Patrick Buchanan

7:00 - 10:00 PM - Gala Reception and Dinner
Halcyon House
CLOSED PRESS

Friday, March 4

8:30 - 10:00 AM - Jobs, Economic Growth and Prosperity: Getting America Moving in the Right Direction
CLOSED PRESS

Newt Gingrich
Former Speaker of the House

American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA)

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