2021 Society of Leather Technologists & Chemists (SLTC) Conference

Activity: Organising a conference or workshopResearch


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. Saturday 24th April 2021 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 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
Period24 Apr 2021
Event typeConference
LocationNorthampton, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational