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How to Adapt Your Quality Control Program During COVID-19

QIMA discusses how textile and apparel businesses can adjust their quality control programs to ensure business continuity during COVID-19.
Audience: Open industry. All apparel and footwear industry professionals, regardless of AAFA membership, are encouraged to participate.


As one of the industries that has been hit hardest by the COVID-19 related shutdowns and economic downturn, textile and apparel businesses around the world are confronted with new and unforeseen challenges. 

Now more than ever, textile and apparel businesses must be flexible and able to adapt quickly to global conditions. This is easier said than done. During this webinar we will share practical advice on how businesses can overcome the unique challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Attendees of this webinar will learn:
  • New obstacles textile and apparel businesses are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • How you can adapt your sourcing and quality control program to deal with these challenges.
  • Solutions to help ensure business continuity.



Dory Lanenter
Senior Quality Control Manager

Dory Lanenter has been a Senior Quality Control Manager at QIMA since 2012. Dory brings his expertise in product integrity and ethical compliance to support multiple client success programs at QIMA, a global quality control and compliance services provider. As a certified social compliance auditor, Dory supports QIMA's North American operations, helping QIMA's clients ensure ethics and sustainability throughout their supply chains.


Kristen Kern
Manager, Supply Chain & Sustainability Initiatives

As Manager of Supply Chain and Sustainability Initiatives, Kristen leads the AAFA Sustainability portfolio, working with government and industry professionals to further environmental sustainability in the apparel and footwear industry. She also leads the AAFA Product Safety portfolio, collaborating with stakeholders to create best practices and regulations for safe, quality products for consumers. Kristen holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Fashion Merchandising and Design, and French, with a minor in Chemistry from Virginia Tech.

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7/9/2020 2:00 PM - 7/9/2020 3:00 PM