GOTS roundtable in Los Angeles

29/09/2023 9:00 am - 3:30 pm


Join GOTS Representative in North America, Lori Wyman at our upcoming GOTS roundtable in Los Angeles on September 29, coinciding with the LA Textile Show. This event will bring together GOTS staff, textile industry members, and other professionals in textile processing for engaging discussions within their areas of expertise.

When: September 29, 2023 

In conjunction with the LA Textile Show 


Where: California Market Center, 110 E 9th St, Los Angeles, CA 



9:00-9:15 Registration  


9:15-9:45 Welcome and overview of Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) - Lori Wyman, GOTS Representative for North America.  

  • Overview of the standard.
  • What kind of labeling claims can be made on GOTS-certified products?
  • Who needs to be certified? 


9:45-10-15 Case Study of a GOTS-Certified manufacturer – David Roshan of Laguna Fabrics.  


10:15-10:45 Case study of a GOTS-certified brand – Vik Giri, Founder of Gallant International Inc.  


10:45-11:00 Networking break 


11:00-11:30 What’s involved in a GOTS inspection?  – Ely Battalen of EWB Consulting.  


11:30-12:30 Open Q&A session – The above panelists will answer questions from the audience.  


12:30 – 1:30 Lunch (on your own) 


1:45 Tour bus leaves for visit to Laguna Fabrics Limit of 25 people – pre-registration required. 


3:30 Bus returns to CA Market Center. 


Register here. 

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