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Learn from Leaders at Farfetch, Alibaba and Rent the Runway at VOICES 2020

 Learn from Leaders at Farfetch, Alibaba and Rent the Runway at VOICES 2020

With just under two weeks to go, we are excited to share some of the latest confirmed speakers at VOICES, BoF’s annual gathering for big thinkers.

Farfetch founder, chairman & chief executive José Neves joins Alibaba Group president J. Michael Evans in their first live conversation about the recent game-changing partnership with Richemont.

The renowned sleep expert Matt Walker joins Oura chief executive Harpreet Rai in a discussion about the science of sleep.

Rent the Runway co-founder & chief executive Jennifer Hyman will share her learnings on the pandemic’s impact on the fashion rental model.

Belgian economist Jan-Emmanuel De Neve will reveal insights on wellbeing, productivity, economic growth and inequality from The World Happiness Report.

Deepak Chopra, the New York Times best-selling author and pioneer of integrative medicine, and Carmen Busquets, investor and entrepreneur, will speak on how meditation can awaken the mind.

Rashad Robinson, president of Color of Change, a leading racial justice organisation driven by more than 7.2 million members who are building power for Black communities, will speak on the global racial reckoning of 2020.

Sinéad Burke, activist and advocate for disability, will speak to Samira Nasr, editor-in-chief of Harper’s Bazaar on inclusion in fashion and media.

Designer Jonathan Anderson and artist Anthea Hamilton will speak to BoF’s Tim Blanks about their recent groundbreaking creative collaboration for Tate Britain.

Virgil Abloh, artistic director of Louis Vuitton Men will speak to Paul Davison, chief executive and co-founder of Clubhouse, the pioneering social audio app.

Discover the full agenda for VOICES 2020, where you can see an overview of each session and all the global experts we are convening for the fashion industry’s most anticipated annual conference.

If you’re a BoF Professional member, register here. If you’re not, learn more and sign up for a 30-day trial to BoF Professional, which includes access to VOICES 2020.

For senior executives who want to go deeper, a VOICES 2020 Executive Pass will give you a more immersive VOICES experience.

VOICES 2020 is made possible in part through our partners McKinsey & Company, Affirm, SCAD and Invisible Collection.


VOICES brings together the movers, shakers and trailblazers of the global fashion industry and unites them with the big thinkers, entrepreneurs and inspiring people who are shaping the wider world, hosted by BoF founder and editor-in-chief, Imran Amed, and led by BoF’s expert editors and correspondents. Register now to reserve your spot.

1. THE WIDER WORLD: Making sense of 2020 and charting a way forward
2. INSIDE THE FASHION SYSTEM: Addressing the industry’s most important challenges and opportunities
3. TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION: Exploring how new technologies will change consumer behaviour
4. REINVENTING RETAIL: Understanding how forces accelerated by the pandemic are completely reshaping the retail landscape
5. LIVE YOUR BEST LIFE: Finding the balance, insight and inspiration to be the most authentic, healthy version of yourself


This year, VOICES will be delivered via a live broadcast adapted to the unique circumstances of the Covid-19 era — and BoF Professional and BoF Professional Student members anywhere in the world can take part in this live global conversation as the industry looks ahead to 2021. If you are not a member, sign up today with our 30 day trial, including access to VOICES 2020.

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