THE FUTURE OF FASHION, TECHNOLOGY, AND TALENT

FASHION TECH FORUM 2015

11TH JUNE 2015

PIER 36, NEW YORK

Our invitation-only event will host 700 of the most exceptional inventors, thinkers, founders, designers, investors and CEOs in fashion, retail, media and technology.  This year’s key pillars for discussion include: wearable technology, the future of retail, personalization, sustainability, and company culture.

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FEATURED SPEAKERS

Andrew Rosen

Andrew Rosen

Founder, CEO

Theory

Emily Weiss

Emily Weiss

Founder, CEO

Into the Gloss / Glossier

Steven Alan

Steven Alan

CEO

Steven Alan

Victor Luis

Victor Luis

CEO

Coach

Lisa Gersh

Lisa Gersh

CEO

goop

Livia Firth

Livia Firth

Creative Director

Eco-Age

Iain Renwick

Iain Renwick

Executive Chairman

Eco-Age

Kirsten Green

Kirsten Green

Founder

Forerunner Ventures

Miroslava Duma

Miroslava Duma

Founder

Buro 24/7

 Nasiba Adilova

Nasiba Adilova

Director of Business Development

Buro 24/7

Amber Venz Box

Amber Venz Box

President

LIKEtoKNOW.it

Joe Zee

Joe Zee

Editor in Chief and Executive Creative Officer

Yahoo Style

Anna Bakst

Anna Bakst

President, Accessories and Footwear

Michael Kors

Scott Galloway

Scott Galloway

Founder and CEO

L2

Ellie Wheeler

Ellie Wheeler

Principal

Greycroft Partners

Hanneli Mustaparta

Hanneli Mustaparta

Fashion Influencer and Photographer

Hanneli.com

Francesca Amfitheatrof

Francesca Amfitheatrof

Design Director

Tiffany & Co.

Poppy Harlow

Poppy Harlow

Anchor & Correspondent

CNN

Tom Kartsotis

Tom Kartsotis

Founder

Shinola, Bedrock Manufacturing

Allison Johnson

Allison Johnson

Co-Founder

West

Stephane Marceau

Stephane Marceau

CEO

OMSignal

Yael Aflalo

Yael Aflalo

Founder, CEO

Reformation

Christene Barberich

Christene Barberich

Editor-in-Chief & Co-Founder

Refinery29

Amy Smilovic

Amy Smilovic

Founder

TIBI

Thomas Thurston

Thomas Thurston

Managing Director

WR Hambrecht Ventures

Jodie Fox

Jodie Fox

Co-Founder

Shoes of Prey

Danika Laszuk

Danika Laszuk

Vice President of Marketing

Jawbone

Brit Morin

Brit Morin

CEO

Brit + Co.

Alexandra Hoffnung

Alexandra Hoffnung

Creative Director, Social Commerce

Net-a-Porter

Ken Seiff

Ken Seiff

Managing Director

Beanstalk Ventures

Mathias Jakobsen

Mathias Jakobsen

Learning Designer

Hyper Island

Nikki Kaufman

Nikki Kaufman

CEO

Normal

Jenny Fancy

Jenny Fancy

General Manager, Audience for Life + Style

Maker Studios

Apu Gupta

Apu Gupta

CEO

Curalate

Antonia Thompson Weisman

Antonia Thompson Weisman

Group Director

ITB Worldwide

Maria Hatzistefanis

Maria Hatzistefanis

Founder and CEO

Rodial

Roger Wood

Roger Wood

CMO

Orion

Kate Dimmock

Kate Dimmock

Fashion Director

People StyleWatch

AGENDA

8:00 AM: BREAKFAST AND REGISTRATION

8:45 AM: OPENING REMARKS AND WELCOME

  • Meditation let by Roshi Pat O’Hara, Village Zendo

SESSION I: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

  • Panel Discussion: Contextual Commerce: The Future of E-Commerce
  • Panel Discussion: The Power of Influence. Gaining Credibility with Connected Consumers: How Strong Brand Partnerships with Influencers Cut Through the Noise
  • Presentation: Greg Petro, CEO, First Insight

SESSION II: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

  • A Conversation with Industry Icon Andrew Rosen, Founder and CEO, Theory
  • The New Economy: Content and Commerce: Amber Venz Box, President of LIKEtoKNOW.it; Miroslava Duma, Founder, and Nasiba Adilova, Director of Business Development, Buro 24/7
  • Presentation and Panel Discussion: Eco-Age Futures, moderated by Livia Firth, Creative Director of Eco-Age
  • Presentation: Transformation and Storytelling: a Conversation with Victor Luis, CEO, Coach and Tom Kartsotis, CEO, Shinola, and Founder of Fossil

LUNCH: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

SESSION III: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

  • Panel Discussion: The Future of Fashion and Technology: Wearables and Beyond
  • Panel Discussion: The Future of Retail, Personalization and Customization: Insights from Innovators and Industry Experts
  • The New Beauty: Real: A Conversation with Emily Weiss, CEO, Into the Gloss and Glossier
  • Panel: An Investor’s Perspective: Working with Entrepreneurs and Creating Companies of the Future

SESSION IV: 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM

  • The Founders of the Future Challenge, presented by ELLE Magazine and Karen Harvey Consulting Group.  Hosted by Joe Zee, Editor in Chief, Yahoo Style
  • Founders of the Future Challenge Winner Announced
  • Closing Remarks

PARTY!  COCKTAILS AND CONNECTING: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

  • Music by DJ May Kwok

OUR PARTNERS