Italian Design Day

‘The Italian Way: Sustainability and Circular Economy’ - moderator

5th edition of the Italian Design Day, July, 2021

The virtual meeting, opened by Ambassador to the U.S Mariangela Zappia,  focused on sustainability, the circular economy, and environmental protection.

Panelist included:

  • Stefano Boeri, Architect & Urban Planner and President of the Triennale Milano

  • Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator of the Department of Architecture & Design of the R&D museum of Modern Art (MoMa), New York Cit

  • Marva Griffin, Founder, and curator of SaloneSatellite, Milano

  • Carlo Capasa, President of the National Chamber of Italian Fashion

‘The Italian Way: Creativity, Craftsmanship and Innovation' - panelist

4th edition of the Italian Design Day, November, 2020

The virtual meeting, opened by The Italian Consul General to Miami, Cristiano Musillo, celebrated Italian design and its creativity through development, innovation, and sustainability and its potential in cultural and economic fields.

I spoke about innovation in Design and Fashion

Panelist included:

  • Alba Cappellieri, Professor at the Politecnico di Milano, Director of the International Master in Fashion Accessories Design and the Master on Brand and Product Management at the Milano Fashion Institute

  • Silvia Barisione, Chief Curator from the FIU Wolfsonian Museum, Miami

  • Giovanna Talocci (Roma), Designer and former Vice President of the Association for Industrial Design.

Latin American Fashion Summit

'The State of Fashion: Retail Overview 2020'

3rd edition of LAFS, October, 2020

 

Opening panel for the LAFS Virtual Summit, where I presented a 2020 Retail overview, giving an in-depth analysis of the current state of the fashion industry, to understand the present and future of our industry and the impact of Covid-19.

'The State of Fashion: Retail Overview 2019'

2nd edition of LAFS, November, 2019

Opening panel for the LAFS about retail focusing on emerging trends, markets, and a general overview of the sector in 2019

'Transforming Fashion: Future Fashion Panorama'

1st edition of LAFS, November, 2018

Overview of the changes and new technologies within the Fashion industry

 

'Disruptive Marketing' - moderator

1st edition of LAFS, November, 2018

Panelists included: 

  • Mario Rodriguez Graniel, Director of Client Relationship for Prada & Miu Miu; 

  • Lisa Pomerantz founder of LFP Collective;

  • Donatella Minelli Yirmiyahu Luxury consultant and brand strategists

Luxury Law Summit

‘A Tale of a City: Miami Transformed, Designing Luxury' - moderator

The Luxury Law Summit, December 2020

 

Panelists included:

  • Eva Hughes, CEO & Founder of Adira consulting, former CEO of Condé Nast Mexico and Latin America,

  • Craig Robins, CEO of Dacra Development and co-founder of Miami Design District,

  • Liam Stefanov International Sales Executive at Fortune International Group

Fashinnovation Worldwide Talks

'Fashion is Art, Sustainability & Design' - moderator

3rd Fashinnovation Worldwide Talks: NYFW, September 2020

Panelists included:

  • Oskar Metsavaht- Founder & Creative Director of Osklen, Founder & President of Instituto-E, 

  • Sofia Tchkonia- Founder & Creative Director of Mercedes - Benz Fashion Week Tbilisi,

  • Marina Testino- Creative Director, Artivist & Founder at Point Off View,

  • Mara Hoffman - Founder and Creative Director of Mara Hoffman Brand

Expressions at MDD

'Expressions Talk Series' - co-curator & moderator

Miami Design District launched 2018

Co-curate with the Miami Design District an annual program of cultural expressions for a two-day series of conversations that brings together an array of luxury brands.

 

The panels are dedicated to innovative fashion, design, art, and architecture and are led by local and international influencers and industry professionals including:

Thom Browne, Prada, ICA Miami, Barbara Hulanicki, Fendi, Ocean Drive Magazine, Camilo Rios, Callyann Barnett