IFFE SEMINAR SCHEDULE

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NEW YORK — In addition to the fabrics, trimmings and CAD/CAM systems on display at next week’s International Fashion Fabric Exhibition, 14 seminars have been scheduled.

Monday, March 20
8:30 a.m.: “Think Globally: Textiles in the Global Economy,” with William J. Armfield 4th, vice chairman of Unifi Inc., and outgoing president of the American Textile Manufacturers Institute.
11 a.m.: “Viewpoint on Apparel: A Multimedia Presentation on Fabric, Color and Print/Pattern Trends for Spring-Summer ’96,” with Alison Webb, manager of creative services at Wellman Inc.
12:30 p.m.: “Speaking of Color: Presenting Current Color Trends from Europe,” with Haysun Hahn, creative director of Promostyl USA.
4 p.m.: “Color and Trends…,” with Virginia Borland, senior writer for Sourcing News/ Trends in Progress.

Tuesday, March 21
8:30 a.m.: “The IFFE Color Committee: Spring-Summer ’96 Color Projections,” with Lisa Mainardi, manager of apparel fashion marketing at Cotton Incorporated; Margaret Walch, associate director of The Color Association of the U.S.; Anne Mitchell, corporate fashion director of Ames Department Stores; Hahn, and Sharon Graubard, creative director of Tobe-The Next Step.
11 a.m.: “Times of Endurance, Spring-Summer ’96,” with Mainardi.
1 p.m.: “New Dimensions in Fashion Color and Fashion Trends for Spring ’96,” with Mary Ann Madamas, design director of The Color Box.
3 p.m.: “Top 10 Trends for Spring ’96: The Major Forces That Will Influence Men’s and Women’s Textiles for the Seasons,” with David Wolfe, creative director of The Doneger Group.
4:30 p.m.: “Global Fashion Adventure,” from the Photo Report.

Wednesday, March 22
8:30 a.m.: “Linen Trends for Spring-Summer ’96; Colors, Structures and Themes,” with the Masters of Linen, International Linen Promotion.
11:30 a.m.: “Strategic Importing: Maximizing Benefits and Minimizing Risks,” with Peter Klestadt, partner at Grunfield, Desiderio, Lebowitz & Silverman.
1 p.m.: “Reengineering for Preeminent Customer Service,” with Jon DeShano, vice president of Levi Strauss, North America.
2:30 p.m.: “CAD/CAM: Now and Beyond,” with Holly Henderson, designer at Federated Merchandising Corp.; Ray Kinlock, professor at Fashion Institute of Technology, and Alison Grudier, principal of Alison Grudier Consulting.

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