122nd Society of Leather Technologists & Chemists Conference 2019

This year the 2019 conference will be held at the
Park Inn hotel (not the university)

Date: Saturday 27th April 2019
Address: Park Inn, Silver St, Northampton NN1 2TA

Download the 2019 programme and conference booking form

Book and pay for the Annual conference and dinner dance online

09.00 -09.45


09.45 -10.00

Official Opening and Welcome

10.00 -11.00

Proctor Memorial Lecture: Thermal Behaviour of Collagen – a Playground for Scientists and Product Designers
Dr Michael Meyer, Forschungsinstitut Leder und Kunststoffbahnen (FILK)

11.00 -11.20

Coffee Break

11.20 -11.50

The Role of Water in Chromium Tanning and the Implications on Low Water Usage Processing
Callum Mackay, Institute for Creative Leather Technology, University of Northampton

11.50 -12.20

Collagen in the Food Sector - Same Raw Material, Same Problems
Dr Gordon Paul, Devro

12.20 -12.45

Study on the Antibacterial Properties of Leathers Tanned with Natural Tannins and their Interactions with Shoes Inhabiting Bacteria
Eric Poles, Silvateam S.P.A.

12.45 -13.45


13.45 -14.30

Supporting Future Leather Professionals
Visiting Professor Richard Daniels, Greentech+ Associates

14.30 -15.00

Leading in Lean
Rumon Hankey


Coffee Break


Control and Management of COD in Post-Tanning Processing
Dr Jeffry Guthrie-Strachan, Trumpler GmbH & Co.Kg


Leather Education – Where We Are and Where We Are Going
Rachel Garwood, Institute for Creative Leather Technology, University of Northampton

Presentation of Certficicates
Axel Landmann Certificate awarded to: Malcolm Leafe

Close of Conference

16.45 -17.15

122nd SLTC Annual General Meeting

19.30 - 01.00

Cocktail Reception and SLTC Annual Dinner Dance    
Park Inn, Silver Street, Northampton, NN1 2TA 





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