2021 Society of Leather Technologists & Chemists Conference

The UK’s Society of Leather Technologists and Chemists (SLTC) has taken the decision in the light of the current uncertainty around travel, and in person events, to make the 2021 Conference a Virtual Event which will be free to attend.

The Conference will take place on Saturday 24th April 2021
A programme for the event is listed below.
The event will be free to attend but delegates will need to register using the link below.

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Saturday 24th April 2021

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Session 1  
11.00 -11.05 Official Opening and Welcome
11.05 -11.50 Atkin Memorial Lecture
  Reg Hankey, Pittards
11.50 -12.15

Virtual Tour of the Institute of Creative Leather Technology at The University of Northampton
  Dr Will Wise & Rachel Garwood, Associate Professor & Head of ICLT
12.15- 13.30 LUNCH BREAK
Session 2  
13.30 -13.55 The Sustainability of Leather - Numbers Not Just Words
  Dr Matt Walker, Trumpler
13.55 -14.20

Indigenous Arctic Fish Skin: A Study of Different Traditional Skin Processing Technology
  Elisa Palomino, Central St Martins, University of the Arts, London Mr Gustavo Adrian Defeo. Ars Tinctoria. Santa Croce sull' Arno. Italy. Mrs Lotta Rahme. Lottas Tannery, Sigtuna, Sweden.
14.20 -14.45

Detection of Cr(VI) in Leather: A Review of Established Techniques and Development of New Methods
  Dr Stefan Davies, ICLT, the University of Northampton
14.45 -15.00 BREAK
Session 3  
15.00 -16.15 Sustainability of Leather - Panel Discussion
  Chair: Dr Christine Anscombe, SATRA
  Panel Members: Kerry Senior, Leather UK, Deborah Taylor, Sustainable Leather Foundation, Dr Wolfram Scholz, W2O Environment, Dr Matt Walker, Trumpler
Axel Landmann Certificate awarded to: Mrs Pat Potter FSLTC
Professional Grade and Life Membership Awards
Close of Conference
16.30 -17.00 124th SLTC Annual General Meeting (Remote by Invitation)




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