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2010 Apparel Tech Conference West


Tuesday, March 23, 2010
9:30 am Registration and Exhibits Open (Exhibits Remain Open All Day)
10:00 - 11:00 am Keynote Presentation: 2010's Hot Button Issues, Presented by Ilse Metchek, President, California Fashion Association

Presentation of Apparel's Sustainability All Stars
11:30 am - 12:00 pm

  • Utilizing Collaborative PLM and Sourcing Solutions in a Global Environment: Billabong Group, Presented by Mark Burstein, NGC (New Generation Computing) & Billabong Group
  • PLM: The Technology Backbone for Better Margins, Reducing Cycle Time and Enabling Innovation, Presented by JP Provencher, PTC & Jeff Goldman, Agron Inc.
12:00 - 1:00 pm
1:00 - 1:30 pm
  • Dressed for Success: GUESS Designers Give the Straight Talk on PLM, Presented by Brea Haley, Associate Designer, GUESS & Susan Olivier, Director, Retail, Footwear and Apparel Market Development, ENOVIA, Dassault Systèmes
  • Rise to the Top with a PLM Integration, Presented by Simon Poulton, Vice President of Sales - Strategic Fashion and PLM, Lectra.
2:00 - 2:30 pm
  • 24/7 Global Operations: Supply Chain & PLM - A Customer Case Study, Presented by Lenny Weiss, Gerber Technology and Bobbie Jo Foster, Cutter & Buck
  • MRP as Your Primary Engine: How High 5 Sportswear Drove Home Success, Presented by Stillman Saunders, High 5 Sportswear & Bob McKee, Lawson
3:00 - 3:30 pm
  • Understanding the Key Factors Involved in Achieving Rapid Benefits from PLM: A Case Study, Presented by Centric Software
  • Lean Retail: Cutting the Fat with RFID, Presented by Xterprise  

3:45 - 5:00 pm Networking Reception at The FIDM Museum & Galleries, featuring: "Hollywood 2010: The Art of Motion Picture Costume Design"