The QIMA Supply Chain Conference

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Eaton Club Central

5/F, Champion Tower

3 Garden Road

Central, HKI

Hong Kong

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Join Us in Hong Kong to Discuss the Evolution of Sourcing, Quality and Compliance in Global Supply Chains

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After two years of sold-out success, the QIMA Conference returns to Hong Kong on October 17, 2019.

Join hundreds of senior supply chain professionals and thought leaders to discuss the issues facing global sourcing in a world of trade wars and rising sustainability concerns.

QIMA Supply Chain Conference 2019 in a nutshell:

• A half-day event with two sessions featuring five panel discussions, two keynote presentations and live Q&A

• Speakers and panelists from Hasbro, KPMG, Redress, Academy International Ltd., the Mekong Club, Clover Group International Ltd., S-WAY, amfori, and more

• 300+ senior supply chain professionals, sourcing experts and NGO representatives from organizations including Sears, BSR, Columbia Sportswear, Tesco, Ralph Lauren, Skechers, EcoVadis, Casino Group, and Debenhams



Session 1: Navigating the Shifting Landscape of Global Supply Chain

9.00 – 9.30am PANEL: The Second Year of the Trade War: The Economic and Legal Implications

9.30 – 9.50am PRESENTATION: Shift Disruptions in the Apparel Global Sourcing Landscape: Regulatory and Migratory Sourcing, Supply Chain Design and Type, and Technology Shifts

9.50 – 10.20am PANEL: Emerging Regions: Growing Pains for Businesses Expanding into New Geographies

10.20 – 10.35am CASE STUDY: KPMG Origins Case Study and Live Demonstration

10.35 – 11.10am PANEL: From Traceability to Sustainability: the Virtually Limitless Applications of Technology in Global Supply Chains

11:10 – 11:30am BREAK AND NETWORKING

Session 2: Ethical and Sustainable Sourcing: Progress and Challenges

11:30-12:00pm FIRESIDE CHAT: The Present and Future of Circularity in Fashion

12:00-12:30pm PANEL: Are Global Supply Chains Making Progress in Ensuring Safe and Decent Work?

12:30-1:00pm PANEL: Technology for Good: Innovative Tools for Protecting Worker Rights


Our star speaker line-up includes:

Joyce Chau, amfori, Director Asia Pacific

Finbarr Bermingham, South China Morning Post, Production Editor, Political Economy

Sally Peng, Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, Associate

Alicia Garcia-Herrero, NATIXIS, Chief Economist - Asia Pacific

Robert Grieves, American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, Chairman

Holly Smith, US-China Relations and Policy, Consultant

Caspar ter Horst, ProductIP, Managing Director

Anita Lo, ICTI Ethical Toy Program, Program Director

Bonnic Chung, WRAP, Head of Operations

Lynne Sprugel, Academy International Limited, Committee Vice-Chair

Mathieu Labasse, QIMA, Chief Marketing Officer

Michelle Lee, The R Collective, Marketing and E-Commerce Director

Angie Lau, Clover Group International Ltd., CEO

Jennifer Tam, Chicks Lifestyle, Business Development Director

Stan Tesseire, QIMA, Global Operations Director

Reza Nobar, KPMG China, Director, Management Consulting

Benjamin Usinger, KPMG China, Manager, Management Consulting

Louis Vanegas, Hasbro, Director, Asia Ethical Sourcing

Stefan Karlsson, S-WAY, Director

Silvia Mera, The Mekong Club, Program Director

Ines Kaempfer, CCR CSR, Executive Director

Elena Fanjul-Debnam, Workplace Options, VP of Labor Solutions

Dr. Christina Dean, Redress, Founder and CEO

Gabriel Amouyal, QIMA, Audit Services Manager

Why attend the QIMA Supply Chain Conference 2019:

  • Learn first-hand from industry leaders and experts
  • Spark new ideas during focused discussion and Q&A sessions
  • Network with representatives of world-class brands, retailers and NGOs
  • Bring back actionable insights on how to improve, optimize and secure your global supply chain

Registration is free (subject to validation) and seating is limited.

Register Today!

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Eaton Club Central

5/F, Champion Tower

3 Garden Road

Central, HKI

Hong Kong

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