Sao Paulo, Brazil / October 17 - 19, 2010

“Compliance, Sustainability and Profitability”


ITMF Conference 2010

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Conference Programme

SATURDAY, OCT 16

11.30 – 14.30 Meeting of ITMF Honorary Officers and Past Presidents (Hilton Meetings D, 2nd Mezzanine level)
14.00 – 19.00 Registration – International Delegates (Hilton Meetings C, 2nd Mezzanine level)
15.00 – 16.30 Meeting of the ITMF Home Textile Producers Committee (Hilton Meetings D, 2nd Mezzanine level)
16.45 – 18.15 Directors Meeting (Hilton Meetings D, 2>nd Mezzanine level)
member associations, associate and corporate members
19.00 – 22.00 Joint Reception and Dinner (Foyer & Hilton Meetings 5, 3rd Mezzanine level)
ITMF and Host Association Office Bearers and Directors of member associations, associate and corporate members - with spouses -

SUNDAY, OCT 17

8.30 – 10.00 Meeting of the ITMF Spinners Committee (Hilton Meetings D, 2nd Mezzanine level)
10.30 – 13.00 Meeting of the ITMF Joint Cotton Committee (Hilton Meetings D, 2nd Mezzanine level)
13.30 – 19.30 Registration – International Delegates (Hilton Meetings C, 2nd Mezzanine level)
14.00 – 22.00 Registration – National Delegates (Morumbi Ballroom Foyer - Lobby level)
12.00 – 13.15 Lunch (The Residence, P2 Level)
13.15 – 14.30 Fibre Session – Cotton  (Morumbi Ballroom Lobby level)
Moderator: Andrew G. Macdonald, ITMF Advisory Board and Consultant, Brazilian Cotton Growers Association - ABRAPA (Brazil)

Is Genetically Modified Cotton Sustainable? – A View from the USA
Don Cameron, General Manager, Terranova Ranch (USA)

Is Genetically Modified Cotton Sustainable? – A View from Brazil
Haroldo Cunha, President, Brazilian Cotton Growers Association - ABRAPA (Brazil)

International Cotton Market: Volatility and Uncertainty
Terry Townsend, Executive Director, International Cotton Advisory Comittee - ICAC

Panel Discussion and Q&A
16.15 – 16.45 Coffee Break
16.45 – 18.00 Fibre Session – Man-made Fibres

Brazil as a Producer of Synthetic Fibres Based on Recent Oil Field Discoveries
Richard Ward, CEO, PetroquímicaSuape (Brazil)

Sustainable Development Applied to Man–made Fibers Production: Rhodia’s Brazil Case
Marcos A. de Marchi, President, Rhodia Latin America (Brazil)

Man–made Fibers Role for a Sustainable Textile World Advansa’s (Turkey) Case
David Bayliss, Business Director, ADVANSA (Turkey)

Panel Discussion and Q&A
19.00 – 20.30 Welcome Get-together (Morumbi Ballroom Foyer, Lobby level)
Offered by Golden Química

MONDAY, OCT 18

8.00 Registration – National Delegates (Morumbi Ballroom Foyer - Lobby level)
9.00 – 10.45 Formal Opening Session  (Morumbi Ballroom)
Brazilian Anthem
Maestro João Carlos Martins
Orchestra Filarmônica Bachiana Sesi - SP

Welcome Addresses
Halit Narin, President, ITMF
Aguinaldo Diniz Filho, President, Brazilian Textile and Apparel Industry Association - ABIT (Brazil)

Keynote Address
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, President of Brazil
10.00 – 10.45 Coffee Break
13.15 – 15.00 1st General Session:
The Global and Brazilian Economy – Situation and Outlook Two Years after the Global Financial and Economic Crisis
 (Morumbi Ballroom)
Moderator: George Vidor, O Globo Newspaper Editorialist and Economic Commentator of GloboNews Channel (Brazil)

Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance

View and Perspectives of the World Economy for 2011
John Hawksworth, Head of Macroeconomics, PwC (UK)

Panel Discussion and Q&A
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch (Hilton Meetings 3/4/5/6/7, 3rd Mezzanine level)
14.00 – 15.30 2nd General Session:
BraziI’s Textile and Clothing Industry: Its Role in the Americas and the World

(Morumbi Ballroom)
Moderator: George Vidor, O Globo Newspaper Editorialist and Economic Commentator of GloboNews Channel (Brazil)

The Importance of the Textile and Apparel Industry for the Development of Brazil
Luciano Coutinho, President, Brazilian Development Bank - BNDES (Brazil)

Overview of the Brazilian Textile and Apparel Industry and Distribution
Fernando Valente Pimentel, Executive Director, Brazilian Textile and Apparel Industry Association - ABIT (Brazil)

The Competitive Advantage of the Integration of a Strong Productive Chain with the Economy of Knowledge
Nelson Alvarenga, Board Member and Shareholder, InBrands (Brazil)

Competitive Advantage of the Fashion Industry in Brazil: Biodiversity, Technology and Design
Oskar Metsavaht, Style and Creative Director, Osklen (Brazil)

Panel Discussion and Q&A
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee Break
14.00 – 15.30 3rd General Session:
Neo Consumer – His Behaviour and Expectations
 (Morumbi Ballroom)
Moderator: Marcos Gouvêa de Souza, CEO & Senior Partner, GS&MD - Gouvêa de Souza (Brazil)

Flávio Rocha, CEO, Riachuelo Department Store (Brazil)
Catalina Restrepo, Marketing Manager, Leonisa (Colombia)
Maryelle Allemand, Senior Marketing Project Manager, Groupe Carlin International (France)
Vicente Donini, Chairman of the Board, Marisol (Brazil)
Theodore Schachter, Assistant Professor, Fashion Institute of Technology of New York - FIT (USA)

Panel Discussion and Q&A
19.30 – 22.30 Reception and Gala Dinner with Entertainment (Espaço Contemporâneo)
15 minutes bus transfer from the Hilton Hotel Gather at the meeting point at 19.30 (Lobby Level)

TUESDAY, OCT 19

8.30 – 10.00 4th General Session:
Internationalisation of the Brazilian Textile Industry & Investment Opportunities
 (Morumbi Ballroom)
Moderator: Rafael Cervone, CEO Texbrasil Program, Brazilian Textile and Apparel Industry Association - ABIT (Brazil)

Alessandro Teixeira, President, Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency - ApexBrasil (Brazil)

Infrastructure Investments in Brazil and Opportunities for Use of Technical and Technological Fabrics
Júlio Ramundo, Deputy Director of the Industrial Area, Brazilian Development Bank - BNDES (Brazil)

Technical Textiles – Application of Geosynthetics in Civel and Environmental Engineering
Laerte Guião Maron, President, Brazilian Association of Nonwovens and Technical Textile, ABINT (Brazil)

Technologies in Materials: New Paradigms for the Textile Industry
António Braz dos Santos Costa, General Manager, Technological Centre Specialized in Textile and Clothing Technologies - CITEVE (Portugal)

Panel Discussion and Q&A
10.00 – 10.30 Coffee Break
10.45 – 12.15 5th General Session:
Sustainability and Profitability – Do They Go Together?
 (Morumbi Ballroom)
Moderator: Bashir H. Ali Mohammad, ITMF Vice Presidents

From White Gold to Green Shirt: Sustainable Development through the Vertical Supply Chain
John Cheh, Vice Chairman & CEO, Esquel Group (China)

Key Drivers of Sustainability in the Global Textile Supply Chain
John Easton, Ecology Solutions Manager, Dystar (UK)

Sustainability: Achieving Profits Through Principles
Jeffery S. Harlowe, Senior Vice President, Latin America, Levi Strauss & Co. Mexico

Sustaining a 3G Approach in the Textile Industry: Green, Governance and Gains
Giuliano Noci, Professor of Marketing, Politecnico di Milano (Italy)

The Sustainable Development Strategy for China’s Textile Industry in the Post-crises Era
Tiankai Wang, Vice President, China National Textile & Apparel Council (China)

Panel Discussion and Q&A
12.30 – 12.45 The Global Textile Machinery Market Situation
Christian P. Schindler, Director General, ITMF
12.45 – 12.50 Closing Remarks
Aguinaldo Diniz Filho, President, Brazilian Textile and Apparel Industry Association - ABIT (Brazil)
Halit Narin, President, ITMF
12.50 – 13.00 Invitation to the ITMF Annual Conference 2011
13.00 – 14.15 Meeting of the Committee of Management (Morumbi Ballroom) working lunch incl
13.00 – 14.15 Lunch (Hilton Meetings 3/4/5/6/7, 3rd Mezzanine level)
Afternoon Football Museum
Join the Spouse Tour to Visit the Fundação Maria Luisa e Oscar Americano
Evening Free

 


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Special Thanks to
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  • Libero Commodities SA
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