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Tuesday 12 March

17:30 - 19:30

Fashion Reimagined: Rethink, Reuse, Revive

Join us for the first event of MSF 2024, centred around the theme "Sustain Tomorrow Today," as we shine a spotlight on the environmental impact of the fast fashion industry. This forum calls for a transformative approach within the fashion realm, urging stakeholders to rethink conventional practices and embrace sustainability. Through the lens of "Rethink, Reuse, Revive," we'll delve into the imperative need for everyone to shift their shopping habits towards reusing clothing and extending their lifespan through practices like upcycling, repurposing and adopting circular economy models. Our goal is to foster a conscious consumer and industry mindset, exploring innovative solutions and inspiring collective action towards a fashion landscape that is both visually captivating and environmentally sustainable. Join us as we pave the way towards a healthier planet and a brighter future for fashion.

17:30 Introduction

17:35 Welcome address, Mr Marcel Cassar, CEO, APS Bank

17:40 Official message by H.E. Dr George Vella, President of Malta

17:45 Rethinking the future of fashion in a circular economy, Mr Steve Diacono, Network Community Manager, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

18:00 Panel Discussion with Q&A

- Mr Luke Azzopardi – Creative Director, Luke Azzopardi Studio

- Ms Tamara Fenech – Sustainable Brand Strategist, Cosie Studio

- Ms Kelly Pisani – Content Creator, Thrift.MT

- Ms Yolande Svensson – Group CEO Executive Assistant and Sustainability/Corporate Marketing Lead, Hudson

19:25 Concluding Remarks, Mr Matthew Swain, Head of Sustainability, APS Bank