The German Leather Technicians and Chemists Association (VGCT) and the German Technical Institute for Leather and Plastic Sheeting, FILK, are looking for technical lectures in the topics of new/alternative technologies for leather production, news in characterisation and analytics, the use of sustainable raw materials in the tannery, innovative processing technologies, automation and machinery, new trends in the applying industries, and artisan tanneries in the age of Industry 4.0.

According to the co-organisers, speakers from various fields have already committed to submit their presentation. Those interested in presenting new ideas, findings or applications in the field of tannery and leather technology or in related fields have until January 31, 2020 to submit their application via the new “Easy Access Abstract Submission System“.