Misum proudly presents Hybrid Talks in collaboration with HT founder and director, Annika Shelly. Together with the Swedish Fashion Council and MISTRA Future Fashion, we would like to invite you to an afterwork on innovation driven by sustainability. February 8th, room KAW, Sveavägen, 16.30 - 18.00.
Welcome to listen to micro talks by well-known speakers from London, Geneva and Stockholm with different perspectives.
Moderator: Annika Shelly, Founder and Director of Mode Hybrid + Hybrid Talks and partnered with UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme)
Hybrid Talk No. 1:
"Should we be making fast fashion ultrafast?" - Professor Rebecca Earley, University of the Arts, London
Professor Rebecca Earley is a Professor in Sustainable Textile and Fashion Design at University of the Arts London, part of Textiles Environment Design (TED) at Chelsea and Director of the University’s Textile Futures Research Centre (TFRC), Central St Martins. Professor Earley is Global Change Award judge, Conscious Foundation, H&M and has worked with PUMA, Vivienne Westwood and VF Corporation.
Hybrid Talk No. 2:
"Are luxury brands the key to sustainability?" - Eduardo Escobedo, RESP, Geneva
Eduardo Escobedo is Executive Director and Founder of RESP (Responsible Ecosystem Sourcing Platform). RESP founding members include Chanel, Armani, Burberry, Mulberry, Bulgari, LVMH. Prior to founding RESP, Eduardo has worked with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), the Mexican Ministry of the Economy, and General Electric.
Hybrid Talk No. 3:
"Could monks revolutionize fashion production in India?" - Martin Johnson, Rajda, Kolkata/Stockholm.
Martin Johnson is the Global Key Account Director for thr Rajda Group, an Indian leather accessories producer based in Kolkata. Rajda works with many of the top Swedish and international fashion brands.
Hybrid Talk No. 4:
"More than just pretty pictures - Textiles and the conservation of endangered species" -Dr. Susanna Paisley-Day, Cambridge University.
Dr. Paisley-Day is a Professor of Zoology at Cambridge University, the founder of luxury eco-brand Paisley Newton and a Fellow at the National Geographical Society.
Hybrid Talk No. 5:
"Spider Silk: Nature's strongest fibre's extraordinary uses" - (Professor My Hedhammar, KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm)
Professor Hedhammar is an Associate Professor in Biochemistry at Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and Swedish University of SLU, the founder of Spiber Technologies AB and is a Wallenberg Academy Fellow.
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