Debates «FashionNet: realizing the potential of Russian designers and brands under the conditions of the global fashion market transformation»

Discussion issues:

Global threshold of the fashion industry – how to consider global trends in development of designer business models in Russia? FashionNet as a part of the national technological initiative (NTI): problems or new opportunities? Influence of technologies on the supply chain in fashion – destruction or new format? How to increase competitiveness of the Russian designers and brands using NTI? What are the barriers for development in the domestic market and for export? What are the most promising segments for the Russian designers – today and tomorrow? How can the infrastructure of the light industry be used to scale designer micro business?

Moderator:

Aleksandr Shumskiy, Executive President of the National Fashion Chamber

Invited Experts:

  • Alla Verber, fashion director of TSUM, Vice-President of Mercury
  • Konstantin Andrikopulos, Development Director of Bosco Di Ciliegi
  • Anastasia Butrym, Director of the British Higher School of Art and Design
  • Dmitry Golovachyov, Director General of the leather accessories factory Alyans
  • Yuliana Gordon, Director General at Aizel.ru
  • Ekaterina Inozemtseva, Vice-President of the Skolkovo Foundation
  • Elena Kapustina, Head of the Consumer Market Development Department of the Committee for Entrepreneurship and Consumer Market Development in St. Petersburg
  • Sergey Karnaukhov, Head of the Russian Art-Engineers Alliance
  • Evgeny Kovnir, Deputy Director of the Young Professionals line of ANO “Agentstvo strategicheskikh initsiativ po prodvizheniyu novykh proektov” (Agency of Strategic Initiatives for New Projects Development)
  • Aleksey Lykov, Director General of Tekstil-Profi
  • Evgeny Pen, Head of the AO “Ediny Depositary Rezultatov Intellektualnoy Deyatelnosti” (Common Depository of Intellectual Property) (AO EDRID)
  • Natalya Pochinok, President of the Russian State Social University, initiator of the Academy of Fashion Industry project
  • Tatyana Rivchun, Vice-Dean of the Communications, Media and Design Department of the National Research University Higher School of Economics (NIU VShE)
  • Zalina Saralpova, Development Director at the Wildberries online-store
  • Sergey Sarkisov, Vice-President of Novard Group of Companies
  • Andrey Tarasov, Founder of OOO “Torgovy Dom Meucci”
  • Sofya Trotsenko, Director of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANHiGS) School of Design
  • Ekaterina Shakina, Projects Manager of the Support Department of NTI (National Technological Initiative) ANO “Agentstvo strategicheskikh initsiativ po prodvizheniyu novykh proektov” (Agency of Strategic Initiatives for New Projects Development)
  • Nikolay Yakovlev, Advisor for the Head of the Committee for Entrepreneurship and Consumer Market Development in St. Petersburg