Traceability Seminar 2020

supply chain traceability transparency

workshop info

AAFA, the American Apparel & Footwear Association, invites you to this two-day seminar to get into the different processes involved to achieve transparency in your company’s supply chain.

Achieving transparency in a company’s supply chain is not only the right thing to do but consumers and stakeholders are demanding it. Brand reputation, environmental repercussions, labor discord, and more are at stake. This program delivers business solutions, resources, and initiatives to keep people and the environment safe. The Traceability Seminar is presented in conjunction with AAFA’s Environmental Committee and Social Responsibility Committee meetings.


WEDNESDAY, July 29th

12:00PM – 5:30PM
Environmental Committee Meeting*
*The Traceability Seminar is presented in conjunction with AAFA’s Environmental Committee and Social Responsibility Committee meetings.

5:30PM – 7:00PM
Welcome Reception (location TBA)

THURSDAY, July 30th

8:00AM – 5:00PM
Full-day Traceability Seminar

5:00PM – 6:30PM
Networking Reception at American Eagle Outfitters Headquarters
We’ll end the day with a fun, networking reception! The reception will begin immediately following the seminar.

FRIDAY, July 31st

8:00AM – 2:00PM

Social Responsibility Committee Meeting*
*Committee meetings are for AAFA members only. The Environmental Committee on Wednesday begins with a working lunch to allow members to travel to Pittsburgh on Wednesday morning.

Hotel Information

Hyatt House Pittsburgh South Side
2795 South Water Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Group Code: G-AAFA

AAFA has reserved a small block of rooms withing walking distance to the Circuit Center and American Eagle’s headquarters, at the Hyatt House Pittsburgh South Side.
Use this link to make your reservation at AAFA’s negotiated rate of $139/night + taxes/fees. Click “Book Now”, add in your arrival and departure dates, click “Special Rates”, select “Corporate or Group Code”, input G-AAFA, click “Book Now” and complete the reservation process.

Registration Rates

AAFA Member

Second person or more from the same member company


*Please note: to receive second person rate, there must be a paid registration at the member rate. If you registering multiple people, complete one registration first to see second person rate.

Cancellation Policy: no refunds will be issued after July 16th. Substitutions are allowed.

About the Organiser

AAFA provides exclusive expertise in trade, brand protection, and supply chain & manufacturing to help members navigate the complex regulatory environment and lower costs. They gain unparalleled access to information and exclusive insights on regulation and policy, and premier opportunities for networking and collaboration.

AAFA stands at the forefront as a leader of positive change for the apparel and footwear industry. With integrity and purpose, AAFA delivers a unified voice on key legislative and regulatory issues. The Association enables a collaborative forum to promote best practices and innovation. 

Association’s comprehensive work ensures the continued success and growth of the apparel and footwear industry, its suppliers, and its customers.

Date and Time
Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 
12:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Thursday, July 30th, 2020
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The Circuit Center and Ballroom

5 Hot Metal Street
Pittsburgh, 15203
United States

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