Virtual Learning Series Announced!
AAFA will present one of our heritage programs, the Footwear Workshop, normally hosted at New Balance, as a virtual e-learning series in 2020!
Join us for our new Fall Footwear E-Learning Series where we will cover sustainability, product safety & compliance, the changing retail environment, and trade policy. These four episodes will be released over four weeks this fall! Check back for complete details and a synopsis of each episode.
Join the first episode! AAFA engaged in conversations with New Balance and Fung Group about footwear experience and views on sustainability - what it means, and where the future of sustainable footwear is headed. Don't miss the inaugural episode that covers digitization and material sustainability.
John Stokes, Head of Global Sustainability, New Balance Athletics, Inc.
Greg Montello, Head of Product Chemistry, New Balance Athletics, Inc.
Laura Rainier, General Manager, Sustainability, Fung Group
Moderator: Kristen Kern, Manager, Supply Chain and Sustainability Initiatives, AAFA
Episode 1: September 29, 2020 - Sustainability - Now available for viewing!
Episode 2: October 5, 2020 - Product Safety & Compliance - Now available for viewing!
Episode 3: October 12, 2020 - The Changing Retail Environment - Now available for viewing!
Episode 4: October 19, 2020 - Trade Policy - Now available for viewing!
Free Member Registration:
This series will be free for AAFA members who register in advance, through November 30, 2020.
Register prior to each episode to save!
Non-members have a registration fee of $25 per episode. By registering in advance for the series, you will receive first access to view the episodes.
A separate registration is required for access to each episode.
After November 30, the episodes will be available to purchase for download from AAFA's Learning Center at $25 per episode for members and $50 per episode for non-members.
Thank you to our sponsors!
For sponsorship opportunities, email Megan Balkovic or call (202) 573-3011.
Please check back for up to date information.