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FLUX 2017 - 25th & 26th April 2017

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Assay Office Birmingham

Icknield Street


B18 6RZ

United Kingdom

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Fair Luxury launched in 2016 as the UK’s first responsible jewellery conference, organised by FLUX, an independent group of changemakers in the jewellery industry.

FLUX is a two day event. Delegates can book for each day individually or both days together at a discounted rate. Select either date and click the TICKETS button to see the options.

If a student ticket is purchased, please present a valid student I.D card, on arrival, to avoid any additional costs.

Our events bring together pioneering figures from the worlds of jewellery, fashion and beyond, giving our audience the chance to hear from industry leaders as they question the ways we approach provenance and sustainability and examine the journey between original source and end consumer.

Topics covered include:

Mining, sourcing and importing; design, production and manufacturing; retail, selling, marketing, PR and press/media

Delegates are actively encouraged to:

Learn from industry experts and engage in Q & A; participate in workshops focusing on 'mine-to-market' topics; find out how straightforward responsible and traceable sourcing can be; discuss questions, ideas and concerns with existing ethical businesses; network with like minded people

Our keynote speakers will be:

- Harriet Kelsall - creating a successful ethical business

- Sarah Greenaway (Mosami) - the ethical consumer & ethical brands

- Juliane Kippenberg (Human Rights Watch) - ethics and human rights in the jewellery supply chain

- Vincent Pardieu - gem mining and the environment

Tickets are available for each day individually at £85 per day or for two days together at £150

FLUX - Focus for Day One -

Focus will be on a range of introductory topics relating to responsible sourcing in the jewellery sector. This will include talks from an independent, ethical jeweller and a brand specialist, with a panel discussion on the jewellery supply chain and breakout sessions on other initiatives. Also, practical ideas for implementing change in a jewellery business. There will be a viewing of a short film by April Doubleday prior to the newtworking session. We will also announce the winner of the Ingle & Rhode 2017 Fairtrade Gold Design Award.

Day One Speakers -

Anna Loucah, Arabel Lebrusan, Marcin Piersiak (Alliance for Responsible Mining), Peter Crump (Vipa Designs), Fairtrade Gold, Tim Ingle (Ingle & Rhode), Jon Dibben, Sam Rose (September Rose) - More speakers will be announced soon!

FLUX - Focus for Day Two -

Day two will delve into key subject areas of the supply chain and also some case studies, plus a panel discussion on the activities and achievements of bigger brands, breakout sessions featuring and key trade organisations.

Day Two Speakers -

Lisa Levinson (ForeverMark), Jack Cunningham (Gemfields), Claus Teilmann-Petersen (Pandora), Andrew Bone (Responsible Jewellery Council), Peter Oakley, Estelle Levin Nally, Michael Rawlinson (NAJ), Fairtrade Gold, Alan Frampton (CRED), Mary Michel (Incorporation of Goldsmiths), David Crump (Cockpit Arts), Anna Barker (Estelle Levin), Stuart Pool (Nineteen48) More speakers will be announced soon!

The format for each day will be as follows:

09.30 Arrival and registration

10.00 Introduction to the day

10.10 Assay Office

10.20 Icebreaker

10.30 Keynote speaker

11.15 Tea/coffee break

11.45 Panel session

12.45 Audience feedback

13.00 Lunch

13.45 Breakout sessions (3 options)

15.00 Tea/coffee break

15.30 Keynote speaker

16.15 Audience feedback

16.45 Closing remarks

17.00 Conference finish

17.15 Drinks and networking

18.45 End

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Assay Office Birmingham

Icknield Street


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United Kingdom

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