What: Los Angeles International Textile Show, Spring-Summer 2012
Where: California Market Center, 110 East Ninth Street
When: March 28-29, 10 a.m.–6 p.m., March 30, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Seminars: Held in suite 19 in the A-wing penthouse on the 13th floor. Free to registered attendees.

March 28
10:30–11:45 a.m.:
“Back to the Future for Spring-Summer ‘12” presented by Arnold & Fran Sude of Design Options.
12:30–1:45 p.m.: “Spring-Summer ‘12 Women’s Wear” presented by Lindsey Wong, Los Angeles trend director at Stylesight.
2-3:15 p.m.: “Megatrends: Moving Towards Sustainability” Presented by Nicole Bassett, sustainability consultant at Textile Exchange.
3:30–4:45 p.m.: “Technology-Driven Fashion” presented by Fabric Link Network.

March 29
10:30–11:45 a.m.:
“Textile & Color Spring-Summer ‘12” presented by Sally Lohan, West Coast content director at WGSN.
12:30–1:45 p.m.: “Fabric Sourcing: Today’s Challenges & Innovations.” Panel sponsored by Lenzing with Ned Pilchman, sales manager of American Fabrics International; David Sasso, vice president of international sales and marketing at Buhler Quality Yarns; Brian Meck, vice president of Marketing at Fessler USA, and Pat Tabassi, product development and marketing manager at Design Knit Inc.
2–3:15 p.m.: “Ladies & Denim Trend Direction for Spring ‘12” presented by Melissa Moylan, trend director at Fashion Snoops.
3:30–4:45 p.m.: “Make It in Los Angeles: Bringing Manufacturing Back to the Industry Cluster.” Panel moderated by Ilse Metchek, president of the California Fashion Association. Panelists include William Golant from the Project Café, David Perry from the DSP Group, Randy Youngblood from Apparel Resources Inc. and Brian Weitman from STS-QST.

March 30
10:30–11:45 a.m.:
“Spring-Summer ‘12 Inspirations” presented by Sarah S. Brady from Peclers Paris.
12:30–1:45 p.m.: “Tactile Impressions” presented by Yvonne Johnson, associate director of product development at Cotton Inc.
2–3:15 p.m.: “New Rules of Fashion Marketing & PR” presented by Macala Wright, publisher of Fashionably Marketing.
3:30–4:45 p.m.: “Trademarks & Licensing: How to Legally Protect your Brand” presented by Melissa K. Dagodag, founder of the Law Offices of Melissa K. Dagodag.

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