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BEIJING – China will host a conference next month focused on sustainability challenges and opportunities in global natural fibres supply chains. The Sustainable Natural Fibres (SNF) Global Conference is organised by the International Cooperation Committee of Animal Welfare (ICCAW) of the China Association for the Promotion of International Agricultural Cooperation (CAPIAC).

The conference will see high profile speakers address issues such as climate change, regenerative agriculture, animal welfare, supply chain innovation and green finance. It will cover the breadth of natural fibres industries including down, cashmere, silk and wool.

The SNF Global Conference will take place at the Jinhai Lake International Convention Centre, situated in the scenic Pinggu District of Beijing.

The conference is being held with support from the Government of the Beijing Pinggu District. Partners of the event include the Australian Wool Growers’ Association,Mohair South Africa, the China Down Industry Association, National Wool Industry Technology System, National Mulberry and Silkworm Industry Technology System, and Inner Mongolia Academy of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry.

As part of the two-day event, the conference will also see the launch of the Sustainable Natural Fibres International Fashion Design Competition. The competition will provide a showcase for emerging designers specialising in the use of natural fibres. Innovative design creations will be exhibited at the conference venue, while a fashion show for a new generation of talented designers will take place at the U-town Shopping Centre.

There, participants will have the opportunity to witness progressive fashion crafted by up-and-coming designers, skilfully blending creative concepts with a commitment to sustainability.

About the location

The Pinggu District in Beijing offers a blend of natural beauty and culture. Nestled among stunning landscapes, Pinggu offers picturesque views of Jinhai Lake and hosts the International Peach Blossom Festival every year in April.

In addition to its natural attractions, Beijing’s cultural richness is reflected in its iconic landmarks such as the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven, and the Great Wall of China.

The city also boasts a vibrant culinary scene, bustling markets, dynamic arts and entertainment, and a thriving fashion and retail hub that blends traditional craftsmanship with contemporary style.

Join the Conference

To find out more about the SNF Global Conference, view the event overview here or contact info@sustainablefibre.org for more information on how to register.

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