American Apparel and Footwear Association

we wear education

Each year, AAFA organizes educational events, programs, seminars, and webinars related to every aspect of the apparel and footwear industry. 

 

Apparel & Footwear Training Conference: Product Safety, Worker Safety, and Supply Chain Compliance

December 9, 2014  |  Dhaka, Bangladesh
 

GOVERNMENT PRODUCT SAFETY STANDARDS & REGULATIONS – What Every Factory Needs to Know                                                                                                                

Karen Kyllo
Deputy Vice President, Global Softlines 
SGS

Jorg Diekmann
Director International Sales
Hohenstein Textile Testing Institute, International OEKO-TEX Association

 

A COMPLIANT SUPPLY CHAIN: What is It, What’s Its Not (TESTING FAILURES, PRODUCT RECALLS, AND NON-COMPLIANCE

Ben DeVito
Sales and Technical Manager
TUV SUD

Mike Hess
 Vice President for Compliance (Sourcing)
Knights Apparel

Niraj Singh
 Head of Technical Governance, Softlines & Analytical Global Technical Services
Bureau Veritas

 

WHAT A SUCCESSFUL WORKER HEALTH & SAFETY PROGRAM LOOKS LIKE

Saeed Sheikh
Subject Matter Expert, Textiles and Apparel
UL

John Eapen
Vice President, Environmental, Health & Safety, Sustainability
American & Efird

Avedis Seferian
President & CEO 
Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) 

Owner
One Composite Factory

Professor Abul Alamgir

Associate Professor

University of Texas

 

in the spotlight

AAFA invites you to partner and co-sponsor webinars with us as an alternative way to elevate your global presence. Learn more >

legislative action

The Affordable Footwear Act is a common sense duty reduction on low-cost and children's footwear. Learn more about stomping out the shoe tax >

 

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