Philip Warner from the National Leather Collection will open the event with the Wolstenholme Memorial Lecture, ‘Curating the National Leather Collection’.  Other lectures presented throughout the day include how basicity in basic chrome sulphate can affect wet-blue tanning, the elimination of effluent from liming and chromium, the role of UNIDO in supporting leather education and establishing minimum environmental guidelines for tanneries worldwide.

The conference will conclude with a discussion between ILM columnist and blogger, Dr Mike Redwood with Vikrant Pratap, Global Director of Leather Technologies, Xeros.

An evening cocktail reception and dinner will follow the one-day event. To view the full agenda and register for the SLTC conference, please click here.