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SLDF Will Be Held From 15th to 18th November

Jonas Eder-Hansen,the iconic figure in sustainable fashion from the Scandinavian region,due to take part in Sri Lanka Design Festival 2012(SLDF),has arrived in the island.SLDF will be held from 15th to 18th November.

Jonas is behind the Copenhagen Fashion Summit–the world's largest event on sustainable fashion and will be leading the'Sustainable Fashion Symposium'under the theme of'Sustainability–Towards a Global Consensus,'at SLDF this year.

The symposium engages key players of the global apparel value chain along with experts on sustainability to discuss one of the world's most pressing issues.Other participants of the symposium include global retailers/brands,designers,local/regional manufacturing enterprises,journalists,academia and international development agencies and NGOs looking to support and work in sustainable design.

The symposium led by Jonas will touch on the topics of'Green Conscience:The new Imperative for Supply Chain Integration,''Speed vs Sustainability:The Role of Logistics'and'Handicrafts and Sustainability in Fashion'.

Jonas himself will speak on the topic of'Sustainable Leadership in the Era of Climate Change'where his knowledge is extremely broad and current.His leading role at the Sustainable Fashion Symposium promises to play a pivotal role in revolutionising ethical practices in fashion and design for Sri Lanka and the world.For reserving tickets,registrations for forums,scheduling B2B meetings and more information reach Sri Lanka Design Festival through its official website or call 11 5737303 or visit the festival secretariat at 29,Lauries Road,Colombo 4.

SLDF was founded by Sri Lanka's international design campus AOD and is supported by the Ministry of Economic Development,the Export Development Board and JAAF as the key stakeholders,Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau–Tourism Partner,SriLankan Airlines–Official Airline,Mount Lavinia Hotel–Official host,MAS as the Main Sponsor of Sri Lanka Fashion and Apparel Awards,TradeCard–Official Software Partner,Hellmann Worldwide Logistics–Official Freight and Fashion Logistics,Textured Jersey–Official Fabric Partner,Coats Thread–Official Thread Partner,MTV/MBC–Electronic Media Partners,and PrintCare–Official Printer.

British Council and Goethe Institut are also supporting SLDF as Knowledge Partner and International Program Partner while WGSN,JustStyle and Textile Institute/Textiles magazine are promoting the festival internationally as the international media partners.SocialMidea is the official Social Media Partner and Cheryl Gooneratne is the official Hair and Makeup Partner for the festival.

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Sustainable Fashion Icon Jonas Eder-Hansen to Attend SLDF