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ReMode Releases Agenda for Two-Day Event and Adds Top Fashion Leaders to Speaker Lineup


NEW YORK, Sept. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ReMode, the premier event for disruptive and sustainable fashion, today announced the agenda and latest confirmed headliners for its inaugural conference, taking place November 13–14 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. 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.

Newly confirmed speakers for the event include:

  • Rebecca Minkoff, Co-Founder and Creative Director at Rebecca Minkoff
  • Anna Gedda, Head of Sustainability at H&M
  • Arti Zeighami, Global Head of Advanced Analytics and AI at H&M
  • Erik Bang, Innovation Lead at the H&M Foundation
  • Jennifer Silberman, VP of Corporate Responsibility at Target
  • Nina Farran, Founder & CEO at Fashionkind
  • David Breslauer, CSO & Co-Founder, Bolt Threads
  • Adam Pritzker, Chairman and CEO at Assembled Brands and Co-Founder of General Assembly
  • Patricia Ermecheo, CEO & Founder at OSOMTEX
  • Patrick Duffy, Founder of the Global Fashion Exchange
  • Jifei Ou, Researcher at MIT Media Lab

Other renowned business leaders speaking at the event include Michael Preysman, Founder & CEO of Everlane; Andréa Mallard, CMO of Athleta; Joey Zwillinger, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Allbirds; Mary Renner Beech, CMO of Kate Spade; Paul Dillinger, Head of Global Product Innovation at Levi Strauss & Co.; Amy Hall, Director of Social Consciousness at Eileen Fisher; and Rati Sahi Levesque, Chief Merchant at The RealReal. For a full list of speakers, visit

ReMode has curated 75+ exclusive sessions for the inaugural event designed to equip professionals with a strong action plan for an omnichannel growth strategy executed in a responsible and sustainable way. Sessions and workshops will be organized into four pillars (ReMarket, ReMake, ReInvest and ReThink) to address the industry-wide need to approach change from all angles and will be tagged so that brands and businesses of all sizes can attend the sessions most relevant to them (Start, Grow, Transform).

Featured sessions at ReMode include:

  • Building a Sustainable Brand 
  • The Ins and Outs of Funding Direct-to-Consumer Brands
  • Winning with Wholesale
  • Secrets to Exponential Retail Growth
  • On Demand Manufacturing
  • The Building of an Influencer
  • Sustainable Sourcing 
  • Transparent by Design
  • The Role of VCs in Early Stage Fashion Brands
  • Storytelling Versus TouchScreens: How Culture and Content, rather than Technology will save Retail!

The full conference agenda can be viewed at

"As an industry we need to evolve," said Rebecca Minkoff in a statement about ReMode "That's why I'm excited about the ReMode conference. It is an incredible opportunity to rethink how we do fashion and will bring the best minds from fashion and tech together."

In addition to panels, workshops, keynotes and networking events, attendees will have the opportunity to complete their profile on ReMode's AI-powered matchmaking app to receive customized recommendations on fellow attendees who share similar interests and expertise, speaker sessions that they would benefit from, and solution providers who can help them address unmet needs and goals within their business. Additionally, organized dinners for attendees at trendy LA restaurants, networking mixers and morning fitness classes will encourage discussion and collaboration among participants.

To learn more about the ReMode experience, visit

About ReMode
ReMode is the premier global fashion event for disruptive and sustainable fashion. The inaugural event, which takes place in Los Angeles November 13–14, will bring together established and up-and-coming fashion brands as well as innovators from 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 businesses, including different financing, shorter time to market, new skills, new tools, new technologies, new materials and new solutions 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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