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ReMode Confirms Keynote Speakers from Top Retailers and Brands Leading Innovation and Sustainability in Fashion

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NEW YORK, July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ReMode, the premier event for disruptive and sustainable fashion, today announced its latest confirmed keynote speakers for its inaugural conference.  ReMode is the first event to bring together innovators across the entire value chain of the fashion industry to share ideas, find practical solutions and forge new connections. Event programming will address relevant topics such as artificial intelligence (AI) in fashion, omnichannel retailing, sustainable production, circular fashion and financing.

Newly confirmed speakers for the event, which takes place November 13-14 in downtown Los Angeles at the LACC, include: Joey Zwillinger, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Allbirds; Mary Renner Beech, EVP & CMO of Kate Spade; Rati Sahi, Chief Merchant of The RealReal; and Bob Lamey, Co-Founder of Shopbop. 

"At Allbirds, we're dedicated to rethinking the way the footwear industry operates and bringing a new level of sustainability to all our products. We're passionate about creating new materials and processes that have the power to spark industry-wide change, and that's why we're so excited about ReMode. This conference is an amazing opportunity to come together with other leaders in fashion and retail to discuss the current hurdles to sustainability and collaborate on innovative solutions that can make a real impact," said Joey Zwillinger, CEO of Allbirds.

ReMode speakers represent a wide array of sectors within the fashion industry including senior executives from innovative retailers, sustainability advocates, established and startup-level fashion brands from all categories (e.g., apparel, footwear, accessories), Venture Capital firms and global technology companies. Additional newly confirmed speakers include:

  • AMI Paris- Nicolas Santi-Weil, CEO
  • Amber Valletta- Actress & Co-Founder of Master & Muse
  • ba&sh- Pierre-Arnaud Grenade, Global CEO
  • BAUME- Marie Chassot, Head of BAUME
  • CFDA- Steven Kolb, President & CEO
  • Rosario Dawson- Actress & Co-Founder of Studio One Eighty Nine
  • Fung Capital- Janie Yu, Partner
  • Fashion Revolution- Orsola de Castro, Founder
  • Genius Group- Adriano Goldschmied, Founder
  • GREATS- Ryan Babenzien, Founder & CEO
  • HanesBrands- Ned Monroe, Chief Global Design Officer/Activewear
  • Jacquard Project by Google- Dr. Ivan Poupyrev, Director of Engineering
  • JOOR- Kristin Savilia, CEO
  • Maison de Mode- Amanda Hearst & Hassan Pierre, Co-Founders
  • NOT JUST A LABEL- Stefan Siegel, CEO and Founder
  • Reformation- Kathleen Talbot, VP Operations & Sustainability
  • Rhone- Nate Checketts, Co-Founder and CEO
  • ThirdLove- Heidi Zak, Co-Founder and Co-CEO

A complete list of the 100+ speakers is available online at ReMode.com.

"We are excited that ReMode is gaining such attention. Not only do we continue to amass an impressive lineup of speakers, but a growing list of attendees which represent some of the most disruptive and emerging fashion brands and retailers across all categories," said ReMode founder and fashion entrepreneur Pierre-Nicolas Hurstel. "ReMode is the right conference at the right time, and is going to inspire the critical dialogue necessary to for attendees to collaborate, innovate, and equip themselves with the tools to affect long-term, positive change in their organizations."

ReMode speakers will provide attendees with exclusive resources and tools within each of the event's four pillars: ReMake, ReThink, ReInvest, and ReMarket. Each pillar features panels, workshops, keynotes, networking events and a curated selection of innovative solution-providers. For more information and to register, visit https://remode.com/.

About REMODE

REMODE is the premier global fashion event for disruptive and sustainable fashion. The inaugural event, which takes place in Los Angeles on November 13th and 14th, will bring together established and up-and-coming fashion brands, as well as innovators across the entire value chain of the fashion business, to share ideas, find practical solutions and forge new connections. Today's fashion brands must change as the consumer is the new channel. This requires deep transformation of their businesses including different financing, shorter time to market, new skills, new tools, new technologies, and new materials, and require new solution providers. REMODE was created by UBM Fashion, the leading producer of world-renowned fashion trade shows such as COTERIE, PROJECT, FN PLATFORM and MAGIC.

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