Speakers and other joining experts (2018)

Heinz Zeller

Hugo Boss 

Prof. José Teunissen

London College of Fashion 

Robert Antoshak

Olah Inc. 

Phil Hadridge

idenk 

Rolf Heimann

hessnatur Stiftung 

Dorothy Lovell

OECD 

Mark Jarvis

WTIN 

Alex Deitermann

Tailorlux 

Thomas Schäfer

Dr. Thomas Schäfer

bluesign academy 

 

 

 

Speakers and other joining experts (2017 edition)

Ronald Gerbeth

Südwolle Group

Product Manager

Giuseppe Gherzi

Giuseppe Gherzi

Gherzi 

Managing Partner

Simone Seisl

Simone Seisl

Textile Exchange 

Special Projects – TE Ambassador and Consultant – Materials

James Carnahan

James Carnahan

Archroma 

Global Sustainability Manager

Dr. Gunther Duschek

RUDOLF GROUP 

Global Head of Research & Development, Health, Safety, Quality and Environment (HSQE)

Carlo Centonze

HeiQ 

CEO HeiQ Group & Co-founder

Dr. André Matthes

Technische Universität Chemnitz 

Head of natural fabrics and sustainability + Deputy head of the chair

Benjamin Itter

LEBENSKLEIDUNG 

Co-Founder & CEO Lebenskleidung

Prof. Dr. Jochen Strähle

straehle.netReutlingen University, Xi’an Polytechnic University 

Professor for International Fashion Management

Stefan Thumm

Bavarian/southwestgerman textile and apparel association 

Coordinator for Innovation, Environment and Technology VTB/SWT/Gesamtmasche
AFBW (Allianz Faserbasierte Werkstoffe Baden-Württemberg e.V.)
SWT (Verband der Südwestdeutschen Textil- und Bekleidungsindustrie – Südwesttextil e.V.)

Dr. Pamela Ravasio

The European Outdoor Group 

IDP-C, Head of CSR & Sustainability; Chair FESI Sustainability Committee, Winner Observer Ethical Award 2011

Daniel Probst

Verwegener & Trefflich 

Founder / Innovation-Strategy-Consultant and Facilitator

Minimal Viable Innovation System (PDF, 3.5 Mb)

Heinrich Becker

Miles GmbH 

Senior Manager Quality

Marsha Dickson

University of Delaware 

Co-Director of Sustainable Apparel Initiative / Irma Ayers Professor of Human Services

Phil Patterson

Phil Patterson

Colour Connections 

Managing Director

Karla Magruder

Fabrikology International 

Textile Consultant

Dr. Mark Sumner

Uni. of Leeds – School of Design 

Lecturer: Sustainability, Fashion & Retail at University of Leeds

Marina Chahboune

Hess Natur-Textilien GmbH 

Senior Project Manager Responsibility

Dr. Reiner Hengstmann

go4more 

Founder go4more, CSR, Sustainability, Supply Chain Management, Project Management

Assad Farooq

Dr. Assad Farooq

University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan 

Assistant Professor & Incharge / Department of Fibre & Textile Technology

Markus Reichwein

Markus Reichwein

œrlikon barmag 

Senior Manager, Business Development

Miriam Böttcher

Miriam Böttcher

Terrot 

Research and Development

Wolfgang Höhn

Wolfgang Höhn

Dystar 

Expert Business Development Textile Auxiliaries

Perrin Akcakoca

Prof. Dr. E. Perrin Akçakoca Kumbasar

Ege University Izmir

Head of textile finishing division at Ege University – Textile Engineering Department

Lars Fassmann

Lars Fassmann

Chemmedia 

Mario Geißler

JProf. Dr. Mario Geißler

Chemnitz University of Technology 

Mauro Scalia

Mauro Scalia

Euratex 

Head of Sustainable Business Euratex

Charmaine Nuguid

 

go4more 

Corporate Citizenship and Responsibility Advocate/Practitioner, Sustainable/Ethical Supply Chains, Projects Manager

Dr. Heike Illing-Günther

Dr. Heike Illing-Günther

Sächsisches Textilforschungsinstitut e.V. (STFI) 

Research Director

Robert van de Kerkhof

Robert van de Kerkhof

Lenzing AG 

Chief Commercial Officer, Member of the Management Board

Antje Mehlhorn

Zschimmer & Schwarz Mohsdorf GmbH & Co KG 

Head of Application Technology / Textile Auxiliaries Division

Javier Goyeneche

Javier Goyeneche

ECOALF 

Presidente, Fundador de ECOALF

Yves-Simon Gloy

Dr. Yves-Simon Gloy

Managing Scientific Director, Sächsisches Textiforschungsinstitut (STFI) 

Head of Division Textile Machinery/Production Technologies + Member of the Management at the Institut für Textiltechnik der RWTH Aachen University

Lorenz Wied

Mag. Lorenz Wied, MBA

Lorenz Wied Consulting GmbH 

Specialist in Positioning

Maja Kuko

Maja Kuko

Avilox 

Project Manager New Work

Robert Mothes

Robert Mothes

Sächsisches Textilforschungsinstitut e.V. (STFI) 

Scientific Assistant / Project coordination futureTEX

Clay Hickson

Clay Hickson

Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) 

Vice President, Strategy & Business Development

Holger Cebulla

Prof. Dr. Holger Cebulla

Chemnitz University of Technology 

Professorship Textile Technologies

Thomas Schäfer

Dr. Thomas Schäfer

bluesign academy 

Managing Director

Mark Temme

Mark Temme

ELEVATE 

Director, Business Development Germany and Central Europe

Peter Bartsch

Peter Bartsch

Lenzing 

Sustainability Director

Marlen Gabriele Arnold

Prof. Dr. Marlen G. Arnold

Chemnitz University of Technology 

Professorship Corporate Environmental Management

Traci Kinden

Traci Kinden

Circle Economy 

Project Manager Circle Textiles Programme

Dr. M. M. Hundekar

Dr. M. M. Hundekar

School of Fashion Technology, Pune 

Principal

Georg Dieners

Georg Dieners

OEKO-TEX® 

Secretary General

 

Laura Walin

Laura Walin

European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 

Scientific Officer,
REACH 2018 Programme Manager + Roadmap Coordinator

Helene Smits

Hélène Smits

Recover 

Business development manager

Sabine Nowak

Sabine Nowak

Five Elements Capital Ltd. 

Managing Partner

Edward Fernando

Edward Fernando

Greenkeepers (Pvt) Ltd. 

Founder and CEO

Christina Raab

Dr. Christina Raab

ZDHC Programme | ZDHC Foundation

Implementation Director

Auret van Heerden

Auret van Heerden

Equiception

Founder

Friederike von Wedel-Parlow

Friederike von Wedel-Parlow

Beneficial Design Institute

Director and Founder

 

Joana Lisa Braun

Joana Lisa Braun

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