2018 Archive Sourcing Summit

Registration is now closed for the Sourcing Intelligence Summit 2018 on Tuesday, July 24, 2018

There are no hotel blocks, but we suggest you stay in downtown NYC near the Stock Exchange. Also, please note NYSE requires a business casual attire (no jeans or sneakers).

We invite you to attend the Footwear Sourcing Intelligence Summit. On the evening of July 23 we will have a we will have a special networking reception for attendees at The Standard, High Line in partnership with the Portuguese Footwear Association. On July 24, we will have a full day summit at the New York Stock Exchange exploring global footwear sourcing, supply chain and factory compliance issues and trends.  The event features special keynotes from industry executives as well as panels covering specific countries featuring industry directors and experts.

This is the only sourcing summit focused 100% on footwear. Last year’s summit had 130 footwear sourcing and supply chain execs, directors and managers who walked away with actionable data and analysis. We encourage you to attend to hear from industry experts and leaders discussing:

  • Robotics Changing Factory Production
  • Trump & Tariffs: Current Updates and Projections
  • Augmented Reality: Changing How We Design and Sample
  • Material Exchange: Help with Better Material Selection and Management
  • Future Factories – 3D Printed Shoes in Stores?
  • Innovation in Sustainable Materials and Production

Confirmed Speakers

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Joey Zwillinger
Co-Founder, Co-CEO, Allbirds
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Dan Friedman
President of Sourcing and Global Supply Chains, Caleres
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Ian Spaulding
CEO, ELEVATE Global Ltd.
Sara Irvani
Okabashi Brands
Sara Irvani
CEO, Okabashi Brands, Inc.
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Ben DeVito
Global Sales & Technical Director, TUV SUD
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Joe Passio
Director Global Footwear Development and Sourcing, Fila
Scott Labbe
Vice President, Advanced Concepts and Sourcing, Wolverine Worldwide
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Sergio Dulio
Head of Research & Innovation,
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Nicoline van Enter
Founder, the Footwearists
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Brandon Cohn
Founder, Lee & Barrett
Jean-Marc Pedeboy
Vice President, Roman CAD/Strategies
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Jose Suarez
Founder and CEO, Impactiva
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Michael Hanrahan
Senior Vice President, Super Dry International Americas
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Mike Piza
Vice President, Apex Logistics International
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Jeff McCauley
Vice President of Global Accounts, Integration Point
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Matt Priest
President and CEO, FDRA
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Xaviar Vital
Global Environmental Services Manager, SGS
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Andy Polk
Senior Vice President, FDRA
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Santiago de Mucha Mendiola
Vice President of International Trade, (CICEG) Leon Mexico Footwear Chamber
Dr. Marc Ellens
Senior Software Engineer and TAC Specialist
X-Rite Pantone

Special Thanks to our Sponsors!