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Galaxy of speakers lined up for 'Global Denim Conference'
Oct '10
As the countdown begins for the 'International Denim Conference' to be held in the hallowed premises of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad on October 29-30, 2010, about 15 eminent speakers from the global denim and textile sector have confirmed their presence, so far, with more yet to confirm.

Textile Association India, Ahmedabad Unit is all set and geared up to host the conference on the global denim & jeans industry in association with Fibre2Fashion, under the chairmanship of Dr. PR Roy.

The inaugural keynote address on 'Strategic Issues in Managing Global Denim Business' is slated to be delivered by Mr Sanjay Lalbhai, Chairman and Managing Director of one of the largest global denim producers – Arvind Ltd., India.

Robin Anson, Managing Editor, Textiles Intelligence, UK, will share insights on 'India's potential in the International Market for Denims & Jeans vis-a-vis China, Bangladesh, Pakistan & Sri Lanka'.

Mr Shumone Chatterjee, Head Marketing, Levi Strauss (Asia Pacific Region) will deliver his views on 'Global Brands entry into emerging Indian Market'.

Another well-known face in Branding & Retail - Mr Darshan Mehta, CEO, Reliance Brands will speak on 'Premium Denims & India - Branding & Retailing' while Mr Rajiv Dayal – Managing Director of Mafatlal Denim will provide an 'Overview of Indian Denim Business'. Ms Jenna Caccavo from Cotton Inc, USA will delve on the 'US Denim & Jeans Industry'.

There will also be a panel discussion on 'Jeans' which will be chaired by J Suresh - CEO, Arvind Brands.

Enrique Silla representing Jeanologia from Spain - a consultant for the apparel industry, specialised in product and process research and development, and engineering solutions for garment production will speak about 'Recent developments in garment treatment for jeans'.

Organic clothing is making a quiet entry into the wardrobes of Indian and global consumers. To provide an insight on this potentially high growth segment will be Mr Mahesh & Mr Alok Dubey from Arvind Ltd on 'Organic Cotton & Denims'. Mr Chakor Jain from VF Corporation will provide an overview of the 'Indian Jeans Business'.

Also get set to hear on one more contemporary subject impacting the global textile and denim industry in a big way as never before; Sustainability. The conference will hear Mr Manish Bansle representing Dystar, talk about 'Sustainable Denims'.

The icing on the cake will be a talk on 'Novel Product Development in Denims - Indigo Wool & Silk' by - Dr. PR Roy, Mr MK Deb & Dr. JJ Shroff from Malwa Group.

Mr Rajesh Narkar of Malwa Group will speak on 'Competitive Marketing Strategies of Indian Denim Players' while Mr Sai Prasanna of Dystar will deliver an address on 'Garment Finishing'.

So, mark the dates - October 29-30, 2010 in your diary, as the countdown to the 'International Denim Conference' to be held at IIM, Ahmedabad has begun.

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