13 Oct.
Day 1Oct. 14

09:00 AM

Opening Speeches

Opening speeches by the presidents of IAF, TCMA and IHKIB Mr. Şeref Fayat - TGSD President Mr. Rahul Mehta - IAF President Mr. Hikmet Tanrıverdi-IHKIB President

09:45 AM

Opening Keynote Speech

by Christoph Auhagen 

Hugo Boss, Chief Brand Officer (CBO)

10:15 AM

Keynote Speech

by Gordon Richardson 

Topman, Creative Director By the Woolmark Company

10:45 AM

11:00 AM

Dynamics of the World Cotton Market

by Marsha Powell 

Cotton Council International and Cotton Incorporated, Turkey Program Director

11:15 AM

The impact of FTAs on the Textile and Clothing Industries

Moderator: Francesco Marchi, Director General of Euratex Michelangelo Margheritha, Deputy Head of Unit, European Commission

12:00 PM

12:15 PM

Developments in Sourcing & Supply Chain Organisation

by Ed Gribbin  , Roland Schuler  , Jan Hilger  , Kurt Cavano  , Achim Berg  ,

Moderator: Roland Schuler, President of IACDE-International Association of Clothing Designers and Executives Achim Berg, McKinsey Leader of the European Apparel, Fashion and & Luxury Group Jan Hilger, COO Ahlers Group Kurt Cavano, GT Nexus Edward Gribbin, President of Alvanon

01:00 PM

02:30 PM

CSR and Sustainability Session

by Han Bekke 

Moderator: Han Bekke Leyla Ertur, Country Manager Production, Europe Region, H&M Murat Akkun, CSR Country Manager, Inditex

03:10 PM

03:30 PM

Coface Turkey

Belkis Alpergun – Chairperson of the Board

03:45 PM

Emerging Brands

Moderator: Sena Suerdem -Kiğılı Leyla Gündemir- Lia Lea –Founder&Creative Director Bünyamin Aydın - Les Benjamins Hande Gülşen/Duygu Gülşen – 2Wins

04:45 PM

Young Designers Talk

by Souraya Bouwmans  , Andrea Landa  ,

Moderated by Souraya Bouwmans Dominique Jacomet, Institute Francais de la Mode Aslı Filinta- Fashion Designer Andrea Landa - Fashion Designer
Day 2B2B meetings

10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

B2B meetings

Producers and buyers come together with appointment system platform
Day 2Workshops

01:30 PM

Workshop Underwriter Laboraties (UL)

Turkish Legislation on the control of consumer goods traded in the Turkish market vs. EU reach requirements

03:00 PM

Apparel Sizing & Fit Workshop

by Ed Gribbin 

Speaker: Ed Gribbin, Alvanon Join an interactive discussion on trends and best practices around sizing strategies to maximize customer engagement and retention, and technical tips for ensuring accurate and consistent fit execution. The workshop will be led by Ed Gribbin, widely considered the “global sizing and fit guru”, who will share how some of the most successful brands in the world develop and implement winning sizing and fit strategies and practices.