The deadline for submitting abstracts has been postponed from June 15 to July 15 while the date of notification of accepted abstracts as oral or posters has been delayed from July 15 to July 31.

The XXXVII IULTCS Congress will be held in Chengdu, China from October 18-20, 2023, organised by the China Leather Industry Association (CLIA) and the International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies (IULTCS).

The organisers reported that the extended deadline aims to bring in more abstracts from across the world. The event has already received 115 abstracts, including 26 from outside of China.