On-demand: all talks and presentations from Transformation Conference Helsinki
We enjoyed an action-packed schedule of interviews, panels, and case studies at the fourth edition of the Transformation Conference. Have a look at all the recorded talks on demand below.
28 Jun 2023

A look at the EU textile strategy — latest updates and what it means for fashion brands

A fresh update on the latest developments of the new EU directives and what they mean for fashion brands.

Speaker: Mauro Scalia, director sustainable businesses, European Apparel and Textile Federation.

The green transformation in the fashion industry

There are a lot of challenges facing the fashion industry, from recycling to transparency to communication. This panel discusses the challenges from a macro perspective and how to solve them.

Marika Ollaranta, head of decarbonizing industries, Business Finland.
Mauro Scalia, Director Sustainable Businesses at European Apparel and Textile Federation.
Kirsi Niinimäki, associate professor design and fashion research, research team leader Fashion/Textile Futures, Aalto University.
Emilia Gädda, chief advisor, sustainability and circular economy, Finnish Textile and Fashion.

Innovating textiles through new innovations

A look at how Spinnova has used its technological innovation to help foster transformation in the fashion industry.

Speaker: Shahriare Mahmood, chief sustainability officer, Spinnova.

Interview with Juha Vehmaanperä, Young Design of the Year Finland

Juha Vehmaanperä, Young Design of the Year 2022 Finland

ESG 2.0 — a framework for startups

A framework for fashion brands and startups on how to navigate the fast-evolving ESG legal and societal landscapes.

Speaker: Jessica Rameau, partner, Wellstreet.

The need for cross-industry, cross-country collaboration

Transformation requires a deep understanding of both existing practices and new innovations. What can fashion brands and tech companies learn from each other? This cross-industry panel discusses how to build bridges.

Olli Kähkönen, founder, Nordic Bioproducts Group.
Jessica Rameau, partner, Wellstreet.
Thomas Håkansson, designer, Swims.
Elin Silfvast, production manager and sustainability lead, Brixtol Textiles.

Rester — building an active value chain for textile recycling in Scandinavia

Recycling is one of the hottest topics in the fashion industry’s transformation. Rester wants to foster new collaborations between fashion brands to create new material streams.

Speaker: Outi Luukko, CEO, Rester

How to commercialize creativity

We discuss how designers can exchange their creativity, and sometimes radical ideas, for commercial success while keeping an eye on the environment.

Alice Bouleau, principal & head of creative pole, Sterling International.
Robin Douglas, creative director, Swedish Fashion Council.
Tuomas Merikoski, founder, Aalto Recoded.