San Francisco Sustainable
Fashion Week International 2019 

Sustainable Fashion Industry, West Coast Conference
Experts United!
April 27, 2019

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A big thank you to all of those who participated in the
First Sustainable Fashion Industry, West Coast Conference – Experts United!

Our intention was to gathered experts in the industry that could inform and educate the public at large: Professionals, future designers, creators, innovators and those interested in knowing more about what sustainable fashion is all about.
People from all over attended. And, we welcomed them all.

A big thank you to each Speaker, professionals in the industry that gave their time and knowledge to our audiences.
A big thank you to all of the Models that make the runway a demonstration of the creativity of designers committed to creating with natural fibers or modifing existing fabrics into something new.
To all of the Designers, Thank You for your participation!
A special Thank You to Community Media Center of Marin for their partnership with iGreen Media Group in filming the event.
We are looking forwward to continue growing the community of committed people working towards climate change solutions through sustainable fashion!
Until April 2020!
Interested in participate with us?

Please, Contact us!

Sustainable Fashion Industry, West Coast Conference
Experts United!
April 27, 2019



9:30 AM              Registration 
9:55 AM              Conference Recording Session Starts

10:00 AM          Welcome by MC, Kristy Drutman
Introducing, founder of SFSFWI; Sandra Hanns

10:05 AM           Keynote Speaker, Debbie Raphael
Director of San Francisco Department of the Environment              

10:15 AM            Sustainable Apparel Coalition, Workshop
by Julie Brown, Director Higg Index
Direction and Innovations in The Fashion Industry
11:15 AM             Exercise and Q&A
Designers, discover your POWER in sustainability before the designing process starts!

11:40 AM            Fashion Industry, Fair Trade; Honoring those in the Industry
Rachel Fischbein Esq., 
Executive Director at Fashion Incubator SF; Founder, Law On The Runway
Rachel Farell, Founder & Creative Director at Tonlė
Julie Brown, Sustainable Apparel Coalition, Director Higg Index
MC, Kristy Drutman, Environmental Media Host, Brown Girl Green

12:10AM            Introducing Italia Hannaway & Zoh Hollinger; Sustainable Zero-Waste Designers 
Up-and-coming Designers from FIDM


12:15 PM          Tyese Cooper; San Francisco Bay Area/Paris
                           The 2024 Fashion Paris Initiative & The Everyday Day
Sustainable Designer in Paris


12:30 PM       Lunch Break!

1:15 PM          Sustainable Fashion Innovators!
SFSFWI Educational Library: Videos, New Textiles from Waste!

1:20 PM         Social Media: Promoting and Branding Your Fashion
Caro Collazos, Co-Founder, Bee Social Group & Tangui Business  

1:35 PM          Nika Ivanoff, Felt: Ancient Threads & Natural Dyes 

2:20 PM          Video Greetings…I Wish I Was There!
Using Video-Technology to unite those in the sustainable fashion industry around the world.

Valen Suarez, Co-Founder & Director; MOLA, Uruguay
Susan Stevens, Founder; Made with Respect, New Zealand
Maria Paz Romero, Founder & Designer; Cerrito de Indios, Uruguay
Carla Andrea, Designer & Natural Dyes and Textiles, Argentina
                         Creations & Designs by Savannahs Adler; Hawaii & India

Introducing, Professionals in the Industry! 

Tammy Hsu
Chief Scientist Office, TInctorium.

Juliias Tomiyama Ellis
Founder, Desing for Earth

Juliya Raquel
Founder & CEO, Couturme