The UK Society of Leather Technologists and Chemists (SLTC) will be holding its 119th International Conference in April and Dr Sue Cooper, New Zealand Leather & Shoe Research Association (LASRA) has been invited to deliver the Proctor Memorial Lecture, “From Sheep Yards to SNP Chips – the Changing face of rawstock research”. Other presentation highlights include:
– The future of vegetable tanning, Nigel Dunning & Peter Atkinson, Forestal Mimosa.
– Digital Printing onto leather, Dr Barry McGregor, Fujifilm
– A sustainable future for the leather industry, Mike Tomkin, Stahl.
– Water saving processing, Karl Flowers, ICLT, University of Northampton.
For the first time, the SLTC will also host a panel discussion focussed on chromium in leather with leading industry experts.
The conference will be held on April 23, 2016 at the University of Northampton, UK.