For Companies

4/6: The Future of Textile Materials

"Are you ready for the circular future?" is a webinar series focused on exploring circular economy principles and their application in the textile and fashion industries. Led by Alisa Mick and Riikka Olli, Circular economy professionals, the series comprises six bi-weekly sessions covering a range of topics, including new regulations, circular business models, supply chain management, new materials, and marketing. Each one-hour session features a use case company sharing their journey with circularity.

Designed for executives from textile and fashion companies committed to their circularity objectives, this series aims to provide insights into the strategic decisions necessary to prepare for the future and making circularity a core part of business. The series offers invaluable and practical insights for companies looking to implement changes towards profitable circular models.

4/6: The Future of Textile Materials

Jo Conlon
Senior Lecturer, Programme Director, Fellow of the Textile Institute, Digital Specialist

In the fourth webinar in the "Are you ready for the circular future" series, Dr Jo Conlon will shed light on the future of materials, addressing key challenges and opportunities facing the textile industry. From innovative technologies to sustainable practices, attendees will gain invaluable insights into navigating the evolving landscape of materials and circularity.

Dr. Jo Conlon is a specialist in textiles value and supply chains. With a background in the fashion industry, where she played a pivotal role in developing new fabrics, onboarding suppliers, and ensuring quality and compliance, Dr. Conlon has firsthand insight into the intricacies of textile processes. Passionate about sustainability, Dr. Conlon is on a mission to empower decision-makers with the knowledge they need to drive meaningful change within the textile industry. Her upcoming book, 'Digital Fashion Business: Technology and Innovation across the Fashion Industry,' co-authored and slated for publication in June 2024, underscores her commitment to advancing sustainable practices.

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