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Conference Program

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Thursday, 21st May 2015 (Courtyard Marriott, Andheri (E), Mumbai)

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Pre-Conference Networking Dinner for "Sponsors and Speakers" only.


Friday, 22nd May 2015 (Majestic Ballroom I, The Lalit, Sahar, Mumbai)

08:00 am to 6:00 pm: 1st International GOTS Conference (Agenda)

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm: Networking Dinner for all attendees

Download Conference Guide 

Part 1 (7 MB)

Part 2 (7 MB)

Part 3 (7 MB)


Links to Presentations and Videos

Session 1:

Storytelling: Brands’ and Retailers’ Business Case for Sustainability through GOTS

Moderator: Claudia Kersten, GOTS Marketing Director, Germany

GOTS Simple Show Clip (4 minutes)


  1. Charline Ducas, C&A Europe 
  2. Dr. Ulrich Hofmann, Brands Fashion GmbH, Germany
  3. Shishir Goenka, Fusion Clothing Co., India

Session 2:

Going for ­­­­GOTS

Moderator: Marcus Bruegel, GOTS Technical Director, Germany

Audit Checklist and Methods: Ecological and Social ComplianceDr. Binay Kumar Choudhury, General Manager, Control Union Inspections and Certifications India Pvt Ltd, India

Risk Management in Chemical Use and TestingRahul Bhajekar, Technical Committee, GOTS and General Manager, Hermes Eco Laboratories, India

Labelling Organic Textiles- Legal conditions and GOTS RequirementsMarcus Bruegel, GOTS Technical Director, Germany


Session 3:

Sustainability Standards: National or International? -The Role of International Voluntary Sustainability Standards in Relation to National Statutory Compulsory Sustainability Standards

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Arvind Sinha, Business Advisors Group, India

Mathieu Lamolle, International Trade Centre (ITC), Switzerland (Recorded Video Presentation)


GOTS Video- Changes in Version 4.0 (English Version, 22 minutes)