2022 Society of Leather Technologists and Chemists (SLTC) Conference

Activity: Organising a conference or workshopResearch


The Society for Leather Technologists and Chemists conference is an international conference this year held at the University of Northampton. Invited speakers cover a wide range of topics, this years programme is as follows:

Wolstenholme Memorial Lecture: Leather – The Passion and the Opportunity
Suzie Fletcher, Master Saddle Maker

Case Study: Creating a More Sustainable Tannery
Arnold Britten and Lindelwe Sibanda, Zambezi Tanners

Technical Advancements to Support the Leather Industry: Zeology
Dirick von Behr, Royal Smit & Zoon

Performance Study of Leather v Alternative Materials
Dr Michael Meyer, FILK

Challenges, Risks and Opportunities for Leather and Alternative Materials - Panel Discussion
Chairperson: Dr Christine Anscombe, SATRA
Panel Members: Reiner Hengstmann, ISA Tantec; Clebio Marques, Vancouros Ltda; Mauricio Bauer, WWF; Rosie Wollacott-Phillips, Mulberry

Implications of Increased Demands for Due Diligence and Proposed EU Legislation
Deborah Taylor, Sustainable Leather Foundation

Presentation of Certificates
Axel Landmann Certificate awarded to: Dr Clive Jackson-Moss, Founder and owner of the International School of Tanning Technology (ISTT), South Africa
Period23 Apr 2022
Event typeConference
LocationNorthampton, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational