Agenda

Monday, April 22, 2013
4:00 pm Opening Ceremony“A Celebration of Creative Style”
Location: Hunt Library Auditorium
Attendees: Board members, Industry partners, Special guests, Faculty, Students
5:00 pm Reception“Interaction with Creativity”
Location: Hunt Library
Area: Emerging IssuesExhibition “Imagination, Collaboration, Innovation”
Featuring: Student projects and professional artisans
Attendees: Board members, Industry partners, Special guests and Academia
6:30pm Fashion Runway“A Fusion of Extremes”
Location: Hunt Library Auditorium
Attendees: Board members, Industry partners, Special guests, Faculty, Students
7:30pm Reception “Interaction with Creators”
Location: Hunt Library
Area: Emerging Issues
Attendees: Student exhibitors and designers, Models, Board members, Industry partners, Special guests and Faculty
Dress is Professional Business Attire
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
8:30 am NC State University Fashion Week 2013 Forum
“Imagination, Collaboration and Innovation”
Welcome and Introductions
8:45 am J. Barry Leonard – “Making a Difference”
Welspun USA, Inc.
CEO/President
9:45 am Break
10:00 am Andrea Praet – “An Inside Look at Trend Forecasting Through The Lens of S/S 14″
WGSN
Senior Trend Specialist
11:00 pm Break
11:15 pm George Rakotci – “Ralph Lauren Retail Development – Always Lead”
Ralph Lauren Corporation
Senior Vice President
12:15 pm Luncheon
Location: W. Duke Kimbrell Atrium
1:30 pm John Caruso – “Building a Brand from Concept to Creation”
Tommy Hilfiger
VP Design-Specialty Retail Design
2:30 pm Break
2:45 pm Chris Pawlus – “Ingenuity Born Out of Necessity”
Timberland
Creative Brand Director
3:45 pm Break
4:00 pm Margo LaFontaine – “Concept to Creation: the Journey from an Idea to the Runway”
Vera Wang
5:00 pm Conclusions and Closing Comments
Dress is Professional Business Attire
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
9:00 am NC State University Fashion Week 2013 Forum
“Design, Innovation and Technology, Color, Fashion, Functionality

Welcome – “The Hidden Gem”, Dean A. Blanton Godfrey, College of Textiles
9:30 am Anastasia Charbin & Hari Kenkare – “A Fashionable Partnership: Lectra and NC State”
Fashion Marketing Director & Schools Partnership Manager
10:10 am Laura Blalock – The Hanesbrands and NCSU Connection
Hanesbrands
11:00 am Jennifer Peavy – “The Eastman Innovation Center at NCSU”
Eastman Chemical
11:40 am Vince Hankins – “Marine Design Challenge”
Glen Raven Custom Fabrics, LLC
Industrial Business Manager
12:20 Lunch
1:30 pm Mary Fenske – “Collaboration with Industry for a Real World Health Application”
Posture Wings
Inventor and Founder
Drs. Cindy Istook and Kate Carroll – NC State University
2:10 pm Dr. David Hinks – “Color in Science, Business and Government:Broad Impacts on Society from Retail to Solving Crimes”
NC State University
Cone Mills Professor of Textile Chemistry and is Associate Department Head and Director of Graduate Programs
2:50 pm Break
3:15 pm Dr. Traci Lamar – “Partnering to Develop Better Patient Attire: Functional AND Dignified”
NC State University
Associate Professor
Kenneth Murray
Wake Med Health and Hospitals
Director of Performance Improvement
Dr. Terry Montgomery
Vice President and Business Director of the Woven Division
Precision Fabrics Group, Inc
4:00 pm Tour of the College
Dress is Professional Business Attire
Thursday, April 25, 2013
7:00 pm Art to Wear “Hypernatural”
Location: Court of the Carolinas
Friday, April 26, 2013
7:30 pm Threads Senior Fashion Show
Directions: http://www.tx.ncsu.edu/about/visiting-us/directions-and-parking.cfm
Hotels: http://www.tx.ncsu.edu/about/visiting-us/hotel-information.cfm
 
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