The “Fashioning an Ethical Industry” team are putting together their annual conference which will take place on 11th March 2009 at the Rich Mix in London from 9.30am- 17.20pm.
The event will divulge into the ethical nature of the fashion industry bringing together students, tutors and industry experts to review current practice. The event will present pioneering methods and present an opportunity to network and participate in the key debates.
Speakers include: Dr Kate Fletcher author of Sustainable Fashion & Textiles, Representatives from People Tree and Action Aid and Asda. Babul Akhter and Kalpona Akter will talk about their work to improve working conditions for workers in Bangladesh and Liz Leffman will share her knowledge on global sourcing.
Visit the website for further information including a podcast of last years event.
I will update this posting in March after attending.