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2019 Sustainable Business and Design Conference: Innovation in Sustainability
April 3 - April 4
April 3 and 4, 2019
The Sustainability Council at FIT hosts a Sustainable Business and Design Conference each spring. The event provides a platform for collaboration and discussion throughout the creative industries, highlighting advances in sustainable design and thought leadership. Environmental and social challenges and potential solutions are explored through innovative student projects, cross-institutional research, and industry partnerships. In recent years, breakout sessions have included topics such as farm-to-fashion, textile development, sustainable fashion supply chain, mindfulness in design, and packaging materials and recycling. The wide-ranging program features keynote speakers, panels, and projects that delve into pressing issues and exciting developments in the industry.
For a full schedule and to register for the conference, visit fitnyc.edu/innovation-in-sustainability/conference.php.
This year’s conference will be held in tandem with the FIT Annual Awards Gala, hosted by the FIT Foundation. Learn more about the gala and its honorees, visionaries in sustainability, at fitnyc.edu/innovation-in-sustainability.