BCI 2017 Global Cotton Conference Keynote Speakers

Announcements Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

The BCI 2017 Global Cotton Conference will take place in Berlin, Germany, from the 16–18 of May 2017. The conference will bring the entire sector together to shape a more sustainable future for the cotton industry and provides a unique opportunity to explore themes at field-level, in the value chain, and in consumer-facing business.

BCI is pleased to host the following keynote speakers:

Alan AtKisson
Alan is the CEO of AtKisson Group, an author, keynote speaker, and senior advisor in the field of sustainability, organisational strategy, and transformative change. He is the Co-Founder of Center for Sustainability Transformation and has nearly 30 years of experience in sustainability.

Frank Henke
Frank is the Vice President, Global Social & Environmental Affairs at adidas group and leads a team of 65 experts operating in 14 countries responsible for the development and management of the adidas Group Sustainability Strategy.

Joost Oorthuizen
Joost is the Executive Director of the Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH), which aims to deliver mainstream sustainable impact in commodity supply chains through supply chain transformation and landscape management.

Jason Clay
Jason is the Senior Vice President for Food and Markets at World Wildlife Foundation and he works with some of the world’s largest companies to reduce the impact of their operations on the environment. He is the author of 20 books, and is National Geographic’s first-ever Food and Sustainability Fellow.

Jürg Reinhart
Jürg Reinhart is the President of International Cotton Association (ICA) and Managing Director of Paul Reinhart; a family owned company founded in 1788. Jürg runs the company in the 7th generation together with his cousin Thomas Reinhart.

Come and join industry experts, business leaders and other key stakeholders to share perspectives on the keys to unlocking a better future for cotton. See the full agenda here.

The BCI 2017 Global Cotton Conference has nearly sold out. There are less than 20 seats still available! Register here.