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11th Annual Sustainable Business and Design Conference

April 4 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Each year, the Sustainability Council organizes and hosts a the Sustainable Business and Design Conference on the campus of FIT.  The purpose of the event is to inform, involve, and inspire the entire FIT community about sustainability and how to incorporate sustainability as a model into all aspects of what we do.

This year’s theme is “Sustainability: Responsible Global Citizenship.”

Schedule:

9-9:30: Check-In and Breakfast

9:30-9:40 am: OPENING REMARKS
Sustainability Council

9:40-10 am: WELCOME
Dr. Joyce F. Brown
President, FIT

10-11:15 am: KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Kindley Walsh Lawlor, FIT alumna, BFA in Fashion Design
Vice President, Gap P.A.C.E (Personal Advancement and Career Enhancement)

11:30 am-12:45 pm: Then and Now: Recent Alumni Panel
Jacquelyn Costello B.S. Textile Development & Marketing
Elizabeth Poulos, B.S. International Trade & Marketing
Meghan Navoy, B. S. Textile Development & Marketing
Caitlin Powell, B.S. Textile Development & Marketing
Daniel Silverstein, B.F.A. Fashion Design

12:45-1 pm: BREAK

1-2 pm: BREAKOUT SESSIONS

2:15-2:20 pm: AFTERNOON WELCOME

2:20-2:30pm: FIT HIVES DOCUMENTARY

2:30-3:30 pm: FEATURED SPEAKER
Emily Friedman, Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U)
Senior Commitments Manager

3:45-4:45 pm: BREAKOUT SESSIONS

5 pm: CLOSING REMARKS

For more information, click here.

Venue

John E. Reeves Great Hall
Conference Center
New York City, NY 10001 United States
Phone:
212 217.7999
Website:
http://www.fitnyc.edu/visit/map.php

Organizer

Nomi Kleinman
Email:
nomi_kleinman@fitnyc.edu
Website:
fitnyc.edu/sustainability