202030 – The Berlin Fashion Summit: Recap Last Edition



Watch the full programme of the last edition of 202030 - The Berlin Fashion Summit which took place during Berlin Fashion Week in September 2021.

202030 – The Berlin Fashion Summit. Recap videos from September 2021

Sept 2021 ++ Day 1 ++ Circular Systems – how to think and design positive impact?

Circular Systems – Fashion ecology

INTERVIEW
Fashion ecology
Prof. Kate Fletcher | Centre for Sustainable Fashion, London College of Fashion
Moderated by Geraldine de Bastion | Konnektiv, Global Innovation Gathering

Circular Systems – Fashion and the anthropocene

KEYNOTE
Fashion and the anthropocene
Prof. Dr. Sebastian Sierra-Barra | Media Anthropologist Protestant University of Applied Sciences Berlin

Circular Systems – The potential of positive impact through circular fashion systems

PANEL DISCUSSION
The potential of positive impact through circular fashion systems
Matthias Fuchs | OceanSafe
Prof. Dr. Melanie Jaeger-Erben | TU Berlin
Lavinia Muth | Armedangels
Daniel Magunje | Lablaco
Moderated by Geraldine de Bastion | Konnektiv, Global Innovation Gathering

Circular Systems – Can fashion be the driver for change?

PANEL DISCUSSION
Implementing positive impact – can fashion be the driver for change?
Amber Jae Slooten | The Fabricant
Daniel Pinto | WeSustain, Responsible Fashion Collective
Ina Budde | Circular.fashion
Lauren Boucher | Redress
Moderated by Geraldine de Bastion | Konnektiv, Global Innovation Gathering

Sept 2021 ++ Day 1 ++ Circular Systems – From the anthropocene to the humanozene – the blue vision

INTERVIEW
From the anthropocene to the humanozene – the blue vision
Matthias Horx | Zukunftsinstitut Horx
Moderated by Geraldine de Bastion | Konnektiv, Global Innovation Gathering

Sept 2021 ++ Day 1 ++ Circular Systems – How to build new value chains

COLLABORATION TALKS
How to build new value chains!
Harald Cavalli-Björkman | Renewcell
Steven Bethell | Bank & Vogue, Beyond Retro

Sept 2021 ++ Day 1 ++ Circular Systems – Closed loop pilot

COLLABORATION TALKS
Closed loop pilot
Mario Malzacher | Circular.fashion
Lavinia Muth | Armedangels
Lisa Franke | Otto
Thomas Ahlmann | Fairwertung
Moderated by Max Gilgenmann | studio MM04

Sept 2021 ++ Day 2 ++ Local Ecosystems – how to organise and foster positive impact?

Local Ecosystems – Circular city Berlin

PRESENTATION
Circular city Berlin
Christine Henseling | IZT - Institute for Futures Studies and Technology Assessment

Local Ecosystems – The power of a local ecosystem

PANEL DISCUSSION
The power of a local ecosystem
Afra Gloria Müller | Send e.V.
Arianna Nicoletti | A-Gain Guide, Circular Berlin
Prof. Günter Faltin | Stiftung Entrepreneurship
Leon Reiner | Impact Hub Berlin
Moderated by Max Gilgenmann | studio MM04

Local Ecosystems – Local culture – glocal impact

KEYNOTE
Local culture – glocal impact
Orsola de Castro | Fashion Revolution

Local Ecosystems – Fashion culture – fostering local and global ecosystems

PANEL DISCUSSION
Fashion culture – fostering local and global ecosystems
Cecilie Thorsmark | Copenhagen Fashion Week
Clare Press | Wardrobe Crisis Podcast
Moderated by Geraldine de Bastion | Konnektiv, Global Innovation Gathering

Sept 2021 ++ Day 3 ++ Valuation Systems – how to define quality and measure impact?

Valuation Systems – Tools that build trust

PANEL DISCUSSION
Tools that build trust
Ali Azimi | Co-Founder Drip by Drip
Jess Fleischer | Son of a Tailor
Larissa Roviezzo | Regenerate
Moderated by Geraldine de Bastion | Konnektiv, Global Innovation Gathering

Valuation Systems – Agreeing on fashion impact criteria

PANEL DISCUSSION
Agreeing on fashion impact criteria
Alexander Nolte | Stop! Microwaste
Dr. Max Marwede | Fraunhofer IZM
Nora Vehling | Fashion Revolution Germany
Varena Junge | Yook
Moderated by Max Gilgenmann | studio MM04

Valuation Systems – Chemistry of fashion – quality & impact

KEYNOTE
Chemistry of fashion – quality & impact
Kim Scholze | Sympatex

Valuation Systems – How to value and measure true quality?

INTERVIEW
How to value and measure true quality?
Prof. Dr. Michael Braungart | EPEA - Internationale Umweltforschung
Moderated by Geraldine de Bastion | Konnektiv, Global Innovation Gathering

Valuation Systems – How can fashion embrace true quality?

INTERVIEW
How can fashion embrace true quality?
Claudia Hofmann | Claudia Hofmann Studio, Co-Founder Fashion Council Germany
Moderated by Magdalena Schaffrin | studio MM04

Valuation Systems – Good data – good decision making

DEBATE
Good data – good decision making
Johannes Luderich | Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Veronica Bates Kassatly | Independent Analyst & Consultant

Jan 2021 ++ Pre Summit ++ Policy Lab

Policy Lab | Keynote: Gijs Koenings from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands introduced a promising policy program on circular textiles in fashion and the “All Good(s) project” to connect and inspire sustainable entrepreneurs.

Policy Lab | Keynote: Ulrich Plein from the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) presented the government-run certification “The Green Button” that aims to raises awareness of sustainable textile production and supply chains among companies and consumers.

Policy Lab | Panel: Gijs Koenings from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Ulrich Plein from the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) discussed with Marte Hentschel from Sqetch about possible policy strategies for fashion transformation.

 

Jan 2021 ++ Day 1 ++ Fashion Culure

Fashion Culture | Keynote: Bandana Tewari from Craft Diplomacy argues that fashion and its creators and consumers need more compassion. It’s about a more balanced culture between humans and nature where consumers reconnect with the real value of their garments.

Fashion Culture | Review: Prof. Friederike von Wedel-Parlow from the Beneficial Design Institute demonstrated a review from the Pop Up Think Tank on Fashion Culture. Crucial topics were that education is key and that we need to redefine fashion as a culture to foster the appreciation of craft as well as diversity.

Fashion Culture | Interview: Patrick Duffy from Global Fashion Exchange/The SwapChain discussed with Dr. Amanda Parkes from Pangaia/Future Tech Lab on sustainable material innovations, the role of science, and cultural changes in consumer behavior since the pandemic.

Fashion Culture | Demonstration: Cecilia Palmér introduced her project “The Craft Atlas”. The Craft Atlas is a digital platform which connects fashion stakeholders locally and globally for trade, production, collaboration, knowledge exchange and craft-based supply chains – for more cultural appreciation.

Fashion Culture | Demonstration: Rune Orloff showed this project “Pool”. Do we really need to own fashion to enjoy it? Pool works as a fashion service with a subscription wardrobe for men that supports a more waste-free circular fashion industry.

Fashion Culture | Panel: In the panel “Re-defining fashion culture – from fast desire to true pleasure and beauty” Melissa Drier, former German correspondent from Women’s Wear Daily, Prof. Dr. Renate Strauss from the American University of Paris and Rune Orloff from Pool debated on fashion as culture. The panel was moderated by Geraldine de Bastion.

Jan 2021 ++ Day 2 ++ Fashion Economy

Fashion Economy | Keynote: Prof. Dr. Michael Braungart from Braungart EPEA – Internationale Umweltforschung GmbH indicated in his keynote “True beauty – A triple top line for fashion and the economy” that we need to create products that are good for all species and not only less bad.

Fashion Economy | Review: Max Gilgenmann from studio MM04 explained the key findings from the Think Tank workshop on Fashion Economy. The review included, amongst other topics, the potentials of digital experiences, customization, and transparent networks.

Fashion Economy | Interview: Magdalena Schaffrin from studio MM04 talked with Eva Kruse from the Global Fashion Agenda about the status quo of the current fashion system and possible solutions with regards to policies, value shifts, and business models.

Fashion Economy | Demonstration: Ina Budde from Circular.fashion showcased three key drivers to enable a more circular fashion economy. These are circular designs, engaging customers in reusing their clothes and making material information accessible for sorters and recyclers.

Fashion Economy | Demonstration: Lablaco is a blockchain-powered platform that aims to redefine the relationships between suppliers, brands, and customers through transparency and circularity. Presented by Lorenzo Albrighi.

Fashion Economy | Panel: Orsola de Castro from Fashion Revolution, Jade Buddenberg from Zalando SE, and Dr. Ulf Jaeckel from the Federal Ministry for Environment in Germany discussed the panel topic “Re-evaluating fashion economies – from global to a glocal home”. The panel was moderated by Geraldine de Bastion.

Jan 2021 ++ Day 3 ++ Fashion Product

Fashion Product | Keynote: Matthew Drinkwater from the Fashion Innovation Agency demonstrated in his keynote “A virtual future for fashion” tech-based opportunities for the future of fashion products and experiences. Fashion goes digital with virtual fashion shows, mixed-reality interactions and virtual-try on where customers can try on clothes digitally.

Fashion Product | Review: Marte Henschel from Sqetch pointed out the key findings from the Think Tank workshop on Fashion Product. Key drivers for fashion product transformation will be, for instance, personalization, the use of artificial intelligence as a tool for good, and automation for demand as well as local manufacturing.

Fashion Product | Interview: The journalist Federico Poletti spoke with Amber Jae Slooten from the Fabricant about new opportunities that come with digital-only clothing. One of the features of wearing digital clothes is that the garments do not cause any physical waste

Fashion Product | Demonstration: Marjorie Hernandez de Vogelsteller presented Lukso, the platform for the next wave of mainstream Blockchain applications. Lukso provides a decentralized innovation and trust infrastructure for fashion brands, start-ups, and customers.

Fashion Product | Demonstration: Amber Jae Slooten from the Fabricant inspired the audience with a digital-only fashion collection. The Fabricant leads the fashion industry towards a new sector of digital-only clothing.

Fashion Product | Panel: The consultants Dr. Anne Prahl and Femke Zijlstra examined with Leslie Holden from The Digital Fashion Group and the moderator Geraldine de Bastion the topic „Re-focusing fashion products – driven by user demands and system transformation“.