2015 WFTO Conference Presentations

OPENING SESSION

1. The Fair Trade Movement and WFTO. Reflections on our journey (by Carol Wills)
2. Strategy to Use the Label (by Geoff White)
3. How we are using it and our experience with the GS process (by Safia Minney)
4. How we are using it and our experience with the GS process (by Selyna Peiris)
5. Advocating for change (by Bruce Crowther and Tadeusz Makulski)

DAY 2

PLENARY SESSION
Inspirational speaker: Francisco van der Hoff

WORKSHOP SESSION 1 (Learning)
1. It takes a Village. A case study in transforming a struggling organisation (by Ryan Jacobs)
2. Our Success stories (by Mona El Sayed)
3. Our Success stories (by Jonit Bookheim)
4. WFTO Guarantee System, What it takes to be a peer visitor! (by Carol Wills)
5. Monitoring your suppliers and building an IMS - knowing that Fair Trade is happening on the ground (by Allison Barret)

WORKSHOP SESSION 2 (Credibility and Identity)
1. Social and solidarity economy. Exploring 'domestic Fair Trade' (by Andrea Fütterer, Vittorio Rinaldi)
2. FT Fashion, changing the world (by Marina Spadafora)
3. Securing brand protection for Fair Trade (by Emanuele Montelione)

WORKSHOP SESSION 3 (Market Access and Others)
1. Retailing Handcrafts (by Geoff White)
2. Retailing Handcrafts (by Lucas Caldeira)
3. Handmade today. Trends in the US market and opportunities for Artisan Producers (by Colvin English and Allison Garafalo)
4. Market Opportunities in the EU (by Mark Kwami)
5. Best practises in Fair Trade Campaigns (by Sophie Tack)
6. Best practises in Fair Trade Campaigns (by Suzan Sahori)
7. Best practises in Fair Trade Campaigns (by Paul Chandler)

WORKSHOP SESSION 4 (Voice)
1. Small Producers & Climate Change. Context, Experiences and the Path Forward ( by Ryan Zinn)
2. FFTowns beyond the North, expanding into the global South (by Bruce Crowther, Tadeusz Makulski)
3. Gender in WFTO: Beyond Principle 6 (by Patrick Veillard)
4. Advocating and promoting Fair Trade (by Sergi Corbalán)

DAY 3

WORKSHOP SESSION 5 (Others)
1. Sustainable food supply-chains and the importance of certification (by Ana Asti and Teresa Corção) (non official English translation)
2. Using the WFTO label. Promoting your organisation and products ( by Roopa Metha)
3. Using the WFTO label. Promoting your organisation and products ( by Geoff White)
4. The potential of Fair Share, an online training programme for Fair Trade! (by Michele Stella)
5. Fair Trade Tourism (by Selyna Peiris)
6. Fair Trade Tourism (by Andrea Monti)
7. The most important conversation in Fair Trade today. Fair Prices, Fair Wages and Living Wages (by Rain Morgan, Johny Joseph, Verena Albert, and Frans Papma)
8. Living Wage Calculation Tool (by Frans Papma)