ILM Automotive leather conference in Milan

Published:  04 July, 2022

Purchase a delegate place prior to the conference and save money!

The price to attend the in-person conference (per delegate) is £318* / €369* / $392*. On the day of the conference the price to attend will increase. Click here to register to attend. 

The ILM Automotive Leather Supply Chain Conference is now in its seventh year and will bring together speakers and delegates from throughout the supply chain in Europe, one of the largest automotive markets in the world.

In 2022, the half-day event will be hosted at the five-star NH Collection President Hotel in Milan on Friday, September 23 (10am-15.05pm). The price of the live event includes a welcome coffee and a networking lunch. For those unable to make it in person, a pre-recorded version of the conference presentations will be available and broadcast online on the same day. For live or online delegate prices, please see below.

 

Why Milan?

ILM has chosen Milan as it is at the centre of the European leather and automotive industries and it is a city which is easy to get to. The conference is being held the day after the 100th edition of the Lineapelle and Simac Tanning Tech trade shows (September 20-22, 2022).

Final speaker programme:

  • Giacomo Rossi, Principal Consultant - Mobility Europe, Frost & Sullivan, "The Evolution of a Sustainable Automotive Leather Value Chain: Industry Challenges and Best Practices."
  • Vanessa Brain, Traceability Manager, Leather Working Group, "Driving transformational change: Leather Working Group’s traceability roadmap and deforestation due diligence."
  • Michael Franken, Head of Product Management Finishing, TFL. "Biobased technologies for automotive leather - Contradiction or reality?"
  • Lucia Battistin, Business Development Manager Automotive, Dani, "Sustainable leather innovations for Automotive by Dani."
  • Alessandra Taccon, Ecotan Project Director, Silvateam, "The contribution of Ecotan leather to a zero-waste concept in designing the car of the future."
  • Dr Marco Nogarole, Business Services Manager at Arzignano District, SSIP (Italian Leather Research Institute). "Research and innovation in the automotive leather industry; process and analysis optimisation."
  • Friedemann Schaber, Senior Lecturer in Product Design, University of Northampton, "Leather Futures, Innovation Drivers and Trends in Automotive Interiors."

All presentations will be in English only.

Conference facts at a glance:

Date: Friday, September 23, 2022.

Time: Half-day. In-Person: Registration/networking coffee: 10-10.30am, conference 10.30am - 15.05pm (includes a 60-minute lunch break/networking session). Online: Broadcast starts at 10am CET and will be available on demand afterwards. A link will be sent to registered delegates. 

Venue: NH Collection President 5-star Hotel in central Milan, Italy. 750 metres from the famous Duomo.

Delegate price in-person: £318/€369/US$392*

Delegate price online: £275/€325/US$345**  

Click here to register to attend. 

For multiple discounted bookings of four or more delegates please contact Kate Tornelli at kate@edifydigitalmedia.com and we will provide payment options. Please contact Kate if a receipted invoice is required. 

*Prices advertised exclude a 3.5% card booking fee and will be subject to VAT at 22%.

**Prices advertised exclude a 3.5% card booking fee and may be subject to VAT.

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