The 2nd edition's speaker line-up



Tuesday 13 September

9:30   Start Circular Textile Days
10:10   Nicolas Prophte - Why the Denim Industry may lead the way in terms of circularity in the global Fashion Industry 
PVH Europe

Mariska Boer & Martin Böschen - The EU strategy to spin circular textiles
Boer Group & TEXAID

12:15   Circular Design Lunchcafé - Powerd by CLICKNL
Which design choice do you make to enlarge the impact of circularity?
by Anisha Sharma (BYBORRE) | Annemieke Koster (TexPlus) | Arnoud van Vliet (Zeeman) | Stijntje Jaspers (Fibershed Nederland)
13:45   Josse Kunst - The chemical recycling of polyester
CuRe Technology
14:45   Peter Koppert - Update about Extended Producer Responsibility (UPV in Dutch)
15:35   Edwin Maes - Everything you need to know about Certification.
16:45   Claire Teurlings - Key insights in building a circular eco-system in the MRA (Amsterdam)
Amsterdam Economic Board
17:30   Closing the first day Circular Textile Days 2022 with a drink.
Drinks on own account, bites on the house.


Wednesday 14 September

9:30   Start 2nd day Circular Textile Days 2022

Sina Steidinger - Circular Design for Jeans
Self-employed denim designer for MUD Jeans i.a.

10:50   Isabel de Schrijver - Circular use of plastics and textiles: challenges and opportunities
11:40   Michiel Kort | Wouter de Waart - Collaboration in the Circular Textile Chain LIVE matchmaking
Rebel Group
13:15   Kimberley van der Wal - From start-up to scale-up as the solution for the Extended Producer Responsibility for retail
Wolkat Group & Drop&Loop
14:00   Erica van Doorn - Let's put the R-strategy in practice for post-consumer textiles! 

Henk Gooijer, Arthur Linssen & Rudolf Vendrig - Professional Textile Care, the catalyst for creating a more sustainable textile chain
FTN (Federatie Textielbeheer Nederland - Dutch Textile Care Federation)

16:10   Aletta Westra, Theresia Grevinga & Jens Oelerich - Towards circular corporate workwear
Dutch Ministry of Defense & Saxion
16:50   Talkshow: interactive recap of the Circular Textile Days based on provoking questions & statements
By Niki de Schryver (COSH!), Arnoud Passenier (Ministry of Waterways and Public Works - I&W) & Rudolf Vendrig (Vendrig)
17:30   End of Circular Textile Days 2022

Workshops we had

Tuesday 13 September

10:00 - 12:00   Circular design: Collaborate - Change by product design (FULLY BOOKED)
14:00 - 15:30   Supply Chain Responsibility - Comply with upcoming due diligence rules


Wednesday 14 September

10:00 - 11:30   Eco-Tools - Making sustainability measurable (FULLY BOOKED)

Information Square & Innovation Forum

Beside exhibitors with groundbreaking novelties, there is an extensive information square with inspiring presentations.

Next to that knowledge institutes and exhibitors will present the latest developments in the innovation forum, such as:

  • Bio-based materials and yarns
  • Eco-friendly finishing and dyeing
  • Collecting and disassembling methods
  • Eco-design of garments
  • Labelling and traceability
  • Eco-design sewing yarn and accessories

Selected innovative companies and start-ups will be invited for a presentations about their new developments!

Companies with innovative concepts, feel free to contact Circular Textile Days directly.

The participants who made their pitch


Time schedule Innovation Forum