Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The 21st Century Global Apparel Value Chain and Implications for U.S. Cotton in the World Marketplace

The 2014 University of Rhode Island ("URI") Cotton Summit, "THE 21ST CENTURY GLOBAL APPAREL VALUE CHAIN AND IMPLICATIONS FOR U.S. COTTON IN THE WORLD MARKETPLACE," will take place Monday, September 22, 2014, on the URI campus. Announced speakers are:
  • MARIA D'ANDREA, supervisor of Office of Textiles and Apparel ("OTEXA"),U.S. Department of Commerce
  • JULIA HUGHES, President, U.S. Fashion Industry Association
  • NATE HERMAN, Vice President, American Apparel and Footwear Association
  • ERIN ENNIS, Vice President, US-China Business Council
  • Dr. KITTY DICKERSON, Consultant & Professor Emerita, University of Missouri
  • Dr. STACEY FREDERICK, Research Scientist, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness at Duke University
  • ROBERT ANTOSHAK,Managing Director, Ohal Inc.
  • JON DEVINE, Senior Economist, Cotton Incorporated
  • DAVID TRUMBULL, Principal, Agathon Associates

For more information, the agenda, or to register, go to http://uricotton2014.wordpress.com/.

The event is FREE and open to the public!

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