WEDNESDAY JUNE 4

Afternoon ARRIVAL INVITES + SPEAKERS
7:00PM INFORMAL DINNER FOR ALL GUESTS
9:30PM SOIREE - INSTALLATION OF BELGIAN DESIGNER CHRISTIAN WIJNANTS @ CONCEPT STORE HUNTING AND COLLECTING

Presented by Hunting and Collecting and MAD Brussels, Mood Sequence invites you to a intimate journey into the world of Christian Wijnants.
The Antwerp-based, Belgium designer reveals his extensive archive of mood imagery, collection photography and show footage by a multi-channel video installation. In a stream of consciousness, the various sources of inspiration are a guideline through the creative process and also the major influences in his work.

THURSDAY JUNE 5

9:30AM IN THE PRESENCE OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN MATHILDE
WARM WELCOME BY ALEXANDRA LAMBERT, DIRECTOR MAD BRUSSELS
WELCOME SPEECH BY ANTONIO TAJANI, VICE PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION
WELCOME SPEECH BY CELINE FREMAULT,MINISTER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE BRUSSELS CAPITAL REGION, RESPONSIBLE FOR ECONOMY, EMPLOYMENT, SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND FOREIGN TRADE
WELCOME SPEECH BY PHILIPPE CLOSE, PRESIDENT OF MAD BRUSSELS,
10:30AM COFFEE BREAK
11:00AM "THE CURRENT STATUS OF EUROPEAN FASHION DESIGN"
A UNIQUE VIEW BY 3 INTERNATIONAL FASHION INSTITUTIONS AND EXPERTS :
  • WENDY MALEM, DIRECTOR CENTER OF FASHION ENTERPRISE
  • JONAS EDER - HANSEN, DANISH FASHION INSTITUTE
  • STEFAN SIEGEL, FOUNDER NOT JUST A LABEL
  • JEAN-PIERRE BLANC, DIRECTOR INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF FASHION AND PHOTOGRAPHY, HYERES
12 :30PM THEME DEBATES
"FASHION EDUCATION IN THE FUTURE"
MODERATOR: FILEP MOTWARY, JOURNALIST, PHOTOGRAPHER, FASHION & COSTUME DESIGN
  • CAROLINE MIEROP, DIRECTOR ENSAV LA CAMBRE
  • SYLVIE EBEL, DEPUTY DIRECTOR INSTITUT FRANÇAIS DE LA MODE
  • LESLIE HOLDEN, HEAD OF DEP. FASHION & DESIGN AND FASHION & MANAGEMENT AMFI
  • SILVIA KADOLSKY, DIRECTOR ESMOD GERMANY
1:30PM NETWORKING LUNCH
2:30PM THEME DEBATES
"THE FUTURE BUSINESS MODEL"
MODERATOR: VEERLE WINDELS, JOURNALIST DE STANDAARD
  • LIESBETH IN'T HOUT, DIRECTOR DUTCH FASHION COUNCIL
  • RAISSA VERHAEGHE, OWNER RAVER, EX GENERAL MANAGER RAF SIMONS, EX VICE GENERAL MANAGER BVBA 32, EX COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR VERONIQUE BRANQUINHO/strong>
  • MURIEL PIASER, GLOBAL INTERNATIONAL FASHION DEVELOPPER, EX DIRECTOR PRET-A-PORTER PARIS
3:30PM COFFEE BREAK
4:00PM WORKSHOPS SESSION 1
WORKSHOP 1
THE BUSINESS MODEL 3.0 FOR YOUNG BRANDS. CREATION & PRODUCTION, COMMERCIAL STRATEGY & POSITIONING, DISTRIBUTION & COMPETITION.

WORKSHOP 2
FASHION EDUCATION IN THE FUTURE ACADEMIC SCHOOL VS BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

WORKSHOP 3
PRODUCTION & NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN THE FUTURE : THE EVOLUTION OF NEW PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGIES & SUSTAINABLE FASHION
6:30PM [SURPRISE] KEY NOTE SPEAKER
7:00PM COCKTAIL 'DINATOIRE' WITH INTERNATIONAL AND BELGIAN GUESTS

Leçon de Mode — "30 YEARS OF NATAN" (www.natan.be)
IN COLLABORATION WITH THE COSTUME AND LACE MUSEUM BRUSSELS
CITY HALL BRUSSELS - GRAND PLACE, 1000 BRUSSELS

FRIDAY JUNE 6

9:00AM CREATIVE MORNING WORKSHOP
10:00AM WORKSHOPS SESSION 2
11:15AM COFFE BREAK
11:45AM WORKSHOPS SESSION 3
1:00PM NETWORKING LUNCH
VISIT “SHOWROOM14, A PRIVATE VIEW ON BRUSSELS FASHION DESIGN”
3:00PM CLOSING PRESENTATION MADIFESTO 2014
IN THE PRESENCE OF JEAN FRANCOIS AGUINAGA, HEAD OF UNIT TEXTILE, FASHION, DESIGN AND CREATIVE INDUSTRIES, EUROPEAN COMMISSION

OPTIONAL

9:00PM FASHION RUNWAY SHOW LA CAMBRE MODE[S]

The MADIFESTO - European Fashion Summit will be held in English.