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2009 Apparel Executive Forum

AGENDA AT-A-GLANCE

Sunday, October 4, 2009/Arrival Day
3:00 - 7:00 pm Registration Open
4:30 - 5:30 pm Apparel Editorial Board Meeting
6:00 - 7:00 pm
Welcome Cocktail Reception
Evening Activities
Sponsor Networking Dinners
Monday, October 5, 2009/First Day Sessions
7:30 - 11:45 am Registration Open
7:30 - 8:15 am Networking Breakfast
8:15 - 8:20 am Forum Opening Comments
8:20 - 9:20 am Opening Keynote Address
Moving Beyond the Data to Target New Growth Opportunities
Speaker: Marshal Cohen, Chief Industry Analyst, The NPD Group Inc.
9:20 - 9:50 am Networking Coffee Break
9:50 - 10:35 am Naked Workshops - "No slides and no flipcharts: Concurrent open discussion roundtables on pertinent industry issues led by leading brands and retailers."
Session # 1 Cloud Computing & SaaS Workshop Leader: Jesse Napoli, CIO, Citi Trends
Session # 2 Sustainability in Today's World Workshop Leader: David Basson, President, Greensource Organic Clothing
Session # 3 To be announced
10:40 - 11:25 am General Session #1
The Wall Street Perspective
Speaker: Omar Saad, Equity Research Lead Analyst, Branded Apparel & Footwear, Credit Suisse
11:30 am Break for Golf and Afternoon Activities
12:30 pm Shotgun Start for Golf
6:30 - 8:00 pm Cocktail Reception
Evening Activities Sponsor Networking Dinners
Tuesday, October 6, 2009/Closing Day
7:30 - 11:30 am Registration Open
7:30 - 8:30 am Networking Breakfast
8:30 - 8:40 am Day 2 Opening Comments
8:40 - 9:30 am Second Day Opening Keynote
Unveiling the Secrets of Social Media for the Fashion Industry
Speaker: Bill Palmer, Lead Brand Architect, Activate Media Group
9:35 - 10:15 am Closing the Loop on Sustainability
Speaker: Eric Henry, President, T.S. Designs
10:15 - 10:45 am Networking Coffee Break
10:45 - 11:25 am MyShape.com - How E-Commerce is Turning Merchandising on Its Ear
Speaker: Mercedes De Luca, Global Customer Experience & Chief Information Officer, myShape.com
11:25 am Forum Closing Comments
11:30 am Apparel's 2009 Executive Forum concludes