In Person Event
Collaborate to share insights
Network with fellow Participants
Learn best Practices
Saturday, March 4th 2023
9am Keynote, Mike Valvano, President at Graphite International
10am Special Guest Speaker, Ivan Sayers
Ivan Sayers is a fashion historian who specializes in the study of women's, men's, and children's fashions from 1700 to the present. He has collected period costumes for over 50 years and now has one of the largest and most comprehensive private collections of historical clothing in Canada.
From 1970 to 1990, Ivan was Curator of History at the Museum of Vancouver, then became a Museum Consultant and Lecturer. He now produces Historical Fashion shows and Museum exhibitions across western and central North America, and lectures at several local universities and colleges. He is currently the Honorary Curator of the Society for the Museum of Original Costume whose mandate it is to establish a museum of clothing and textiles in the lower mainland.
Ivan has received awards from the Western Canadian Designers and Fashion Association, the Vancouver Historical Society and was given a distinguished service award by the British Columbia Museum Association in October 2010.
In May of 2015, Ivan was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree by Kwantlen Polytechnic University and in September 2016, Ivan was honoured by the Museum of Vancouver with the distinction of Curator Emeritus.
What can I expect at ApparelCamp?
Lead a discussion or facilitate the panel you've always wanted
Anyone who is interested in leading a session can submit a proposal to email@example.com
Your topic will be published on our website along with your name and bio.
Voting will be conducted online
With only 15 available breakouts available on the schedule, we will send you a link to cast you vote so that we can create the schedule.
The event starts with a keynote speaker followed by 5 breakout sessions throughout the day.
Plenty of time for networking as well as an open bar to close the event.
Attend only the sessions you want
Once published, you can pick and choose your schedule for the afternoon.
5 breakout sessions are run concurrently to give you options. Go to the talks that interest you. Not feeling it? No worries: find another session or network in the foyer.
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