Wednesday, November 13th 2018 – New York
08:15 Morning Refreshments & Registration
08:50 Welcome & chair’s opening remarks
Barbara Kolsun, Professor of Fashion Law and Director, Cardozo’s FAME (Fashion Arts Media and Entertainment) Program
09:00 Luxury Futures: From tech to trade
Despite disruption on a global scale, business opportunities have never been better for the luxury industry. We will explore how luxury brands are emboldened to re-engineer in a world of change.
09:30 Disruptive Luxury: An inside track
Technology is playing a major role in putting luxury disruptors ahead of the game. Tim Hirsch talks rental, technology and why Silicon Valley is helping shape luxury for the better.
Tim Hirsch: General Counsel, CaaStle
10:00 GC Talk: Luxury Brand Insights
Our first panel looks at how 2019 is shaping up for general counsel in the sector, what is disrupting their businesses and how they are dealing with business and legal issues on their desks. These include:
- What are the common challenges and what solutions are being identified?
- How are the changes which are driving the luxury sector – digitisation, diversification and collaboration?
- How millennials are driving business and reshaping the industry
Chair: Barbara Kolsun, Professor of Fashion Law and Director, Cardozo’s FAME (Fashion Arts Media and Entertainment) Program
10:30 Refreshments and networking
11:00 TechTalk: Interacting With Luxury Tech
Chair: Roxanne Elings, Partner, DWT
11:30 TradeTalk– A Global Perspective
12:00 The CEO Interview
Adam Orlebar, Founder, Orlebar Brown
12:30 Counterfeiting Matters: How to protect your business in Canada and the US
- Recent developments in US and Canadian law impacting the ability to limit the flow of counterfeit products and grey goods in the luxury goods space.
- Best practices in the US and Canada to prevent the influx of counterfeit luxury goods
- Recent trademark and copyright cases of interest in each country which will impact the luxury goods area.
Louis Ederer, Partner, Arnold & Porter
Michelle Nelles, Counsel, Torys
13:00 Lunch and networking
14:00 Luxpreneurs: Creating, growing and selling a luxury business
14:15 Antitrust & Competition Law Strategies: Protecting Your Brand
More than ever before, luxury brands are facing competitive threats. What can you do to mitigate?
14:45 Global Paths
15.20 Luxury in China
Jason Drangel, Partner, Epstein Drangel
Ashly Sands, Partner, Epstein Drangel
15.50 Sustainable Luxury
16.10 Fashion Talk
16.30 Aviation Elite: Luxury travel
16.50 TechTalk: Humanising Technology
How can technology learn from art to become emotionally intelligent? What implications does this have for the luxury marketplace?
Domhnaill Hernon is an award-winning technology, innovation and creativity executive who has previously led research organizations and developed and executed strategies to overcome the “innovation valley of death”. He is overseeing a new initiative to fuse art and engineering/science to develop solutions that humanize technology. Domhnaill’ s work has been featured in Wired Magazine, Times Square, SXSW, MWC and Inspirefest to name just a few.
Domhnaill Hernon, VP position at Nokia Bell Labs as Head of Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T)