Last few places for Sustainability conference

Hong Kong
Published:  28 March, 2016

With only a handful of places remaining for the Hong Kong conference on March 31, 2016, BLC Leather Technology Centre and APLF are looking forward to welcoming delegates from around the world for the Sustainability in the Leather Supply Chain conference.

The full programme of presentations and speakers is:

Leather MRSL - the next phase of Roadmap to Zero
​Scott Echols, ZDHC

Cleaner beaming technologies - looking at what can be achieved with modern technologies
Dr Jurgen Christner, TFL

Bio-based polyurethanes for leather finishing - looking at the building blocks of manufacture
Michael Costello, Stahl BV

Alignment of effluent discharge requirements - Where do we currently stand?
Ray Niu, PUMA

The need and drivers for traceability - an introduction
Adam Hughes, BLC Leather Technology Centre Ltd

Integrated sustainability - from farms to the final product.
Fernando Bellese, JBS

Individual hide, skin & split traceability - introduction into traceability systems including the Gibson Hide Stamper
Joe Gibson, Gibson Management Pty Ltd

Chrome tanning - the main "operating system" for leather manufacturing
​Dr Dietrich Tegtmeyer, International Union of Leather Technologists & Chemists Societies (IULTCS)

The half-day conference will also provide delegates with the opportunity to hear presentations from ZDHC, Stahl, TFL, PUMA, JBS Couros, Gibson Bass & BLC Leather Technology Centre covering the latest developments on the challenges faced by the industry and the solutions being created.

The event will take place at the Hong Kong Conference and Exhibition Centre from noon until 5.30pm. Delegate fees are US$385 (discounts available for BLC members / APLF Exhibitors / more than 1 delegate).

For more information about the conference please contact Rachel Yan on, +852 2585 6134, or Deborah Taylor

The conference is sponsored by Stahl, TFL, Zschimmer & Schwarz, National Beef, JBS and PrimeAsia. ILM is the official media sponsor.

Click here for the full agenda and to register

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