DESIGN TALKS presents THE IMPACT SUMMIT at NASDAQ for DESIGN PAVILION



DESIGN TALKS presents THE IMPACT SUMMIT at NASDAQ for DESIGN PAVILION

Date(s)
05/13/2019


Time
8:00 am - 6:00 pm


Admission Fee
Free to all - REGISTRATION REQUIRED - LIMITED SEATING

Event Description

The Impact Summit, is a Design Talk special forum for all industries committed to designing a circular future. Encompassing all design disciplines, with speakers from architecture, fashion, interior, and mobility design, we offer a full-day conference at Nasdaq, focused on sustainability. The Summit is sponsored by Design Pavilion, Nasdaq, Times Square Alliance, Global Fashion Exchange and Mazars USA.

For a full roster of speakers + schedule go to designtalksnyc.com . REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

The summit is sponsored by Design Pavilion, Nasdaq, Times Square Alliance, Global Fashion Exchange and Mazars USA.

 

SPEAKERS AND TOPICS INCLUDE:

9:00

Welcome by organizers

and

Nasdaq

Transitioning into Transparency, Efficiency and Responsibility

Evan Harvey, Global Head of Sustainability, Nasdaq

 

 

9:15

The Future We Don’t Want –  A Call for Transformative Action

Christian V. Braneon, PhD, professor,Environmental Science; Barnard College, scientist, Goddard Institute for Space Studies

 

 

10:00

Azimut|Benetti presents Sustainability on the Sea

Federico Ferrante, President of Azimut Benetti Americas, Azimut Benetti Group

Andrea Semprevivo, CEO, Seakeeper

Jan Pachner, Secretary General, One Ocean Foundation

Gianfranco Bestetti, consultant architect, Paola Lenti |

Nicola Pomi, Vice President, Marine Engine Sales Europe, Volvo Penta

Moderator:  Evan Harvey, Global Head of Sustainability, Nasdaq

 

 

11:00

Adidas FutureCraft: Bringing Circularity to Sports

A presentation by Adidas on the problems around post-consumer waste at large and generating the start of the end of waste.

James Carnes, Vice President Strategy Creation, lead on sustainability strategy and long-term vision

 

 

11:30

Reparative Design: A Conversation with Eileen Fisher and Paola Antonelli

 

Eileen Fisher,  Founder, Co-CEO and Chairwoman of EILEEN FISHER, Inc.

Paola Antonelli, Senior Chief Curator, Museum of Modern Art, Department of Architecture + Design

Moderator: Anne Slowey

 

12:30

Intermission

 

1:30

Green Homes and Offices: The Untapped Potential for Sustainable Buildings

Angela Spangler, International WELL Building Institute

Wayne Turett, The Turett Collaborative: Architects, Interior Designers
Moderator:  John Oppermann, Executive Director, Earth Day Initiative; Associate Real Estate Broker, Healthy & Green Home Specialist, Compass

 

2:30

Mazars USA presents

Economic Empowerment through Sustainable Investments

Led by Stuart Nussbaum, Partner, Mazars USA

Sarah Ditty, Fashion Revolution leads to positive social impact

LanVy Nguyen, Fashion 4 Freedom, Greed Is Good:How harnessing the power of capitalism

Stan Stalnaker, CEO and Chief Information Security Officer, Ven Finance Ltd.

 

3:30

Cultural Sustainability for the Futurecity

Sherry Dobbin, Managing & Cultural Director, Futurecity

 

4:00

#Wearnext – Redesigning Fashion for a More Sustainable Future

A campaign partnership between NYC Economic Development Corp., DSNY, and Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Lindsay Clinton, SVP, NYCEDC

Stephanie Benedetto, Queen of Raw

Emily Scarlett, H&M USA

Francois Souchet, Head of Ellen MacArthur Foundations’s Make Fashion Circular

Dana Davis, Vice President of Sustainability, Product & Business Strategy, Mara Hoffman

Moderator: Burak Cakmak, Dean, Parsons School of Design

 

 

5:00

Next Gen + New Ideas: 

How young innovators are bringing fresh ideas to old models

Farah Ahmad, licensed Architect, LEED AP, NYC School Construction Authority

Sebastian Gier, Founder of Designdrives, and Designer at BMW Group

Thomas Kosbau, Founding Principal Architect, ORE Design and Technology

Devin Gilmartin, co-Founding Pres. Querencia Studio, The Canvas by Querencia Studio, Future Fashion Group

Moderator: Patrick Duffy, Founding Principle, Global Fashion Exchange

 

6:00

Final Keynote

United Nations Environment Program

Designing for Sustainable Future a Way Forward

Jamil Ahmad, Director, Intergovernmental Affairs, United Nations Environment Programme, New York Office