The ICA’s first virtual event – Vision 2020 took place online on 28 & 29 October and attracted more than 500 participants. The event featured sessions from a variety of industry leaders with plenty of opportunity to network and engage online. You can re-watch any session via our YouTube channel, more info below...
Vision 2020 is accessible to the entire cotton community and you can re-watch any session on-demand via our YouTube channel, simply click the buttons for each session below.
Wednesday 28 October
Has the context for global trade changed?
This session will explore the impact of Covid-19 on global trade; from the sustainable sourcing of cotton to how the geopolitical landscape has and continues to change. Jerry Marshall (Yiyang Company) will host experts from trading, economics and sustainability to deliver an interesting and thought-provoking discussion whilst also taking questions from our virtual audience.
If not now, when?
This session will explore the concept that Covid-19 has created a stimulus for change in terms of diversity in the cotton industry. Eimear McDonagh (Namoi Cotton Alliance) will interview panellists from the industry on their thoughts and experiences with one question in mind – if not now, when?
Thursday 29 October
What you don’t see coming hurts the most when it hits you…
Join Ron Lawson as he explores the macro-economic landscape of the commodity market place as the world continues to battle with Covid-19. Ron will take a look at speculative money flows, driven by participants from outside the physical commodity markets whilst also exploring vertical market risk management.
Discover what the ICA has been doing for you, whether you are a member or potential member of the Association. Bill will describe the busy year that we have had and the initiatives that we have lined up for the betterment of the cotton community in future.
Vision 2020 featured sessions from a variety of industry leaders and used the latest technology to ensure there is plenty of opportunity to network and engage online.