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    "GREEN SHOES FOR A SUSTAINABLE LIFE"
    STEP TO SUSTAINABILITY
    Final Conference at GDS trade fair
    International Lounge (Administration Building, Ground Floor)
    Thursday 28th July 2016, 10:30 - 13:00
    Dusseldorf, Germany


    AGENDA
    Moderator: Helge Neumann, Editor at Schuhkurier


    10:30 - 10:40 Welcome by Kirstin Deutelmoser, Director of GDS and Tag it!
    Opening remarks by Carmen Arias, General Secretary of European Confederation of the Footwear Industry (CEC)

    10:40 - 11:00  STEP2SUSTAINABILITY project - How to implement Sustainable Manufacturing in Footwear - a new occupational profile and training opportunities.
    Speaker: Rita Souto, Footwear Technology Centre of Portugal, CTCP

    CO2shoe, LIFE+ project - A carbon footwear calculation tool for manufacturers. Speaker: Carmen Arias, CEC

    11:00 - 11:45 1st Panel: Manufacturing and Sourcing
    - Mario Gil Moreira, CEO of Klaveness Footwear, Portugal
    BATA Brands, Nicole Voillat, Global Sustainability Director, Switzerland
    - Mike Redwood, editor at LeatherNaturally, and lecturer at South Hampton and Bath Universities
    Open discussion

    11:45 - 12:30 2nd Panel: Retailers
    Deichmann, Andreas Tepest, Global Head of Quality Management/ Corporate Social Responsibility / Sustainability
    - Zumnorde, Bruno Zumnorde
    Avocado Store GmbH, Eco Fashion & Green Lifestyle, Mimi Sewalski
    Open discussion
    12:30 - 13:00 Cocktail lunch



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