Transparency & Traceability in Down and Wool


Wednesday 20th November 2013

14:00 CET

Presentation Area next to the PERFORMANCE FORUM

As traceability and transparency become increasingly important in performance sportswear, for some natural materials, the trail leads to the farm. Down and wool, two highly popular performance materials, raise a specific set of challenges that will be discussed by experts in traceability and certification. Discussing are:

Ms Sophie Bramel, Mediator
Ms Juliane Hedderich, Business Manager for EDFA (Down Manufacturers Association)
Mr. Goetz Giebel, Südwolle Group
Ms Nina Jamal, Vier Pfoten

About the orator

Ms Sophie Bramel


Independent Journalist

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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