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Schedule

The full programme is listed below. Please view the conference brochure here, and click here to purchase tickets.

Tuesday 17 April 2018

18.30-20.30
Welcome Cocktail Reception for all attendees
Palácio de Xabregas, Lisbon

Wednesday 18 April 2018: Day One

08.15: Registration and Refreshments
Pátio da Galé, Lisbon

09.00: Conference Commences

Welcome Remarks
Jonathan Newhouse, Chairman and Chief Executive, Condé Nast International

Welcome Remarks
H.E. António Costa, Prime Minister of the Portuguese Republic

Welcome to The Language of Luxury
Suzy Menkes, International Vogue Editor, Condé Nast International

A New Generation on the Move
Alexandre Arnault, Co-CEO, RIMOWA

The Future Language of Luxury
Sophie Hackford, Futurist

Portugal’s Language of Luxury
Sofia Lucas, Editor-in-Chief, Vogue Portugal

Connecting with a New Generation and New Geography of Consumers
Paula Amorim, Owner and Chairman, Amorim Luxury Group

A Different Approach
Alfredo Orobio, Founder, AWAYTOMARS

11.45: Morning Refreshments

12.15: Conference Continues

Christian Louboutin in conversation with Suzy Menkes

The Language of Online
Federico Marchetti, Founder, YOOX; Chief Executive Officer, YOOX NET-A-PORTER Group

Maria Grazia Chiuri, Artistic Director, Christian Dior, in conversation with Suzy Menkes

13.30: Lunch

14.40: Conference Continues

The Lusophone Link – Retail
Carlos Jereissati, Chief Executive Officer, Iguatemi, in conversation with Suzy Menkes

The Lusophone Link – Jewellery
Ara Vartanian, CCO and CEO, Ara Vartanian

The Lusophone Link – Footwear
Alexandre Birman, Chief Executive Officer, Arezzo&Co

From Portugal to the World
Marta Marques and Paulo Almeida, Founders, MARQUES’ALMEIDA, in conversation with Sofia Lucas, Editor-in-Chief, Vogue Portugal, and Suzy Menkes

Uruguay and Portugal!
Gabriela Hearst in conversation with Karla Martinez de Salas, Editor-in-Chief, Vogue México y Latinoamérica, and Suzy Menkes

16.10: Afternoon Refreshments

16.40: Conference Continues

The Language of Imagination

Keynote: Brand-Building through the Language of Imagination
Mark Shapiro, Co-President, WME IMG

Sabine Getty in conversation with Suzy Menkes

Giambattista Valli in conversation with Suzy Menkes

Active Luxury
Hilary Swank, Founder, Mission Statement, in conversation with Suzy Menkes

18.05: Day One Closing Remarks
Suzy Menkes, International Vogue Editor

18.10: Close of Conference Day One

19.30 – 00.00: Condé Nast International and Portugal Fashion Party
Pedro Leitão Ballroom, Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon

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Thursday 19 April 2018: Day Two

08.00: Morning Refreshments

09.00: Conference Day Two Commences

Day Two Welcome Remarks
Suzy Menkes, International Vogue Editor, Condé Nast International

Philipp Plein in conversation with Suzy Menkes

Imagining the Future
Michele Norsa, Member of the Board of Directors, Ermenegildo Zegna; Vice-President, Biagiotti Group

Adrian Cheng, Founder, K11, in conversation with Suzy Menkes

The Poetry of Connections
Simone Rocha in conversation with Suzy Menkes

11.05: Morning Refreshments

11.35: Conference Continues

The Material World

The New Language of Bottega Veneta
Claus-Dietrich Lahrs, Chief Executive Officer, Bottega Veneta

The New Language of Materials
Sophie Hackford, Futurist

Johnny Coca, Creative Director, Mulberry, in conversation with Eugenia de la Torriente, Editor-in-Chief, Vogue España and Suzy Menkes

The Language of Power Dressing
Hervé Pierre in conversation with Suzy Menkes

13.15: Lunch

14.30: Conference Continues

China’s Language of Luxury
Angelica Cheung, Editorial Director, Vogue China

The Language of Beauty
Marisa Berenson, Founder and President, Marisa Berenson Cosmetics, in conversation with Suzy Menkes

The Language of Beauty
Simona Cattaneo, Chief Marketing Officer, Coty Luxury, in conversation with Suzy Menkes

The Road of Excess Leads to the Palace of Wisdom. Or Does It?
Stefan Siegel, Founder and CEO, Not Just A Label

Felipe Oliveira Baptista, Creative Director, Lacoste, in conversation with Manuel Arnaut, Editor-in-Chief, Vogue Arabia, and Suzy Menkes

16.10: Afternoon Refreshments

16.40: Conference Continues

The Nature of Luxury
Vania Leles, Founder and Creative Director, VANLELES Fine Jewellery, in conversation with Suzy Menkes

The “Other” Future of Luxury
Uche Pézard, CEO, Luxe Corp. Group; Founder and Chief Curator, Luxury Connect Africa

Summary
Sophie Hackford, Futurist, and Stefan Siegel, Founder and CEO, Not Just A Label

Closing Remarks
Suzy Menkes, International Vogue Editor, Condé Nast International

Closing Remarks
Jonathan Newhouse, Chairman and Chief Executive, Condé Nast International

17.50: Close of Conference

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© 2018, Condé Nast International. The organisers reserve the right to change the programme without giving prior notice. All session titles subject to change.

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View the conference brochure here.