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Sunday, October 3, 2010 / 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, Oct., 4, 2010 / OPENING DAY
 
7:30 am - 6:30 pm Registration Open
 
7:30 - 8:15 am Networking Breakfast
 
8:15 - 8:20 am FORUM OPENING COMMENTS
 
8:20 - 9:10 am Opening Keynote: Cultivating Innovation: The FiveFingers Story
Tony Post, President & CEO, Vibram USA
 
 
9:15 - 9:55 am General Session #1
GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN TRENDS (2010 - 2012): ARE WE READY FOR RECOVERY? LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE GLOBAL RECESSION
Dan Stolarski, Principal, PRTM
 
9:55 - 10:25 am Networking Break
 
10:25 - 11:10 am General Session #2
THE RACE TO EMBRACE CONSUMER MOBILE APPS
Jim Crawford, Executive Director, Global Retail Executive Council
 
11:15 am - 12:30 pm NAKED WORKSHOPS
"No Slides and No Flipcharts" - the focus is on key business topics in an open, interactive discussion format.
 
NAKED WORKSHOP #1
SOCIAL MEDIA
Workshop Leader: Bill Palmer, President, Activate Media Group
 
NAKED WORKSHOP #2
CRM - FROM LOYALTY PROGRAMS TO GIFT CARDS TO POS SOLUTIONS
Workshop Leader: Dan Stolarski, Principal, PRTM
 
NAKED WORKSHOP #3
ADOPTION OF ITEM-LEVEL INTELLIGENCE SOLUTIONS
Workshop Leader: Marshall Kay, Principal, RFID Sherpas LLC
 
12:30 - 1:35 pm Networking Luncheon
 
1:35 - 2:25 pm General Session #3
SMART GROWTH STRATEGIES FROM APPAREL MAGAZINE'S 2010 INNOVATORS
Moderator: Jim Crawford, Executive Director, Global Retail Executive Council

Panelists:
Matt Raines, Vice President of Technology, Bluefly
William "Bill" Schroeder, Jr., Chief Information Officer & VP, Destination Maternity Corporation
 
2:30 - 3:45 pm 1:1 Meetings
 
5:30 - 6:30 pm Cocktail Reception
 
Evening Activities: Sponsor Networking Dinners
 
Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010 / CLOSING DAY
 
7:30 - 11:30 am Registration Open
 
7:30 - 8:30 am Networking Breakfast
 
8:30 - 8:40 am Day 2 WELCOME
 
8:40 - 9:30 am Day Two Keynote
ECO-CAPITALISM
Keynote Speaker: Tom Szaky, Chief Executive Officer, TerraCycle
 
9:35 - 10:15 am General Session #4
SUSTAINABILITY
Speaker: Randy Harward, Sr. Director of Research, Quality, Patagonia
10:15 - 10:40 am Networking Coffee Break
 
10:40 - 11:25 am General Session #5
MEETING THE MULTI-CHANNEL RETAIL CHALLENGE
Speaker: Sahir Anand, Vice President and Principal Analyst, Retail, Hospitality & Banking, The Aberdeen Group
 
11:25 - 11:30 am FORUM CLOSING COMMENTS
 
11:30 am Apparel's 2010 Executive Forum concludes