Sourced In The Seas: Ocean Waste Fibres


Thursday 29th November 2018

11:45 - 12:45 CET

Expert Talk Area

From removing and recycling ocean waste to inventing new business models, textile manufacturers are developing innovative concepts to contribute to the daunting task of removing plastics from waterways and creating a circular economy. This panel discussion will look at how companies are introducing disruptive technologies to clean up the oceans and engage consumers in new ways.

Panel discussion speakers include:
Moderator: Sophie Bramel
Christian Lott, Director, Hydra Marine Sciences
Niccy Kol, Brand Development Manager, Waste2Wear

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About the orator

Ms Sophie Bramel


Independent Journalist

About the orator

Sophie Bramel is a freelance journalist who has been writing on smart textiles, sportswear and fashion for the past twenty years. Consultant Technical Editor for World Sports Activewear (WSA), she has also authored several books on the history, development and future of functional fibers and fabrics.

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