APLF LEATHER & MATERIALS+ | 13-15 March 2019, Hong Kong
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Sustainability in the Leather Supply Chain Conference
  • Date:

    15 Mar 2018

  • Time:

    12:00 - 17:30

  • Location:

    Room N101 B

Building on the success of previous years, the theme of this year’s conference will be focused on innovation for building a sustainable value chain for the leather industry. Key themes will include chemical management, traceability and supply chain management.

We promise an exciting line-up of international, industry leading specialists, including major brands and retailers, tanners, leather suppliers and organisations presenting the most up-to-date developments across a range of topical subjects.

Agenda as follow:

  BLC Leather Technology Centre Ltd
  SESSION ONE SPONSOR: The Circular Economy: Opportunities for the Chemical Industry and Leather Supply Chain
Michael Costello - Director of Sustainability, Stahl
  Materials Sustainability at Nike
Sarah Walton - Senior Director of Sustainable Materials, Nike
  Building Consumer Trust Through Supply Chain Transparency
John Graebin - Sr, Director of Materials, Deckers Outdoor Corporation
  Building Confidence in Supplied Chemicals – Chem-MAP MRSL Verification Programme 
Victoria Addy - Technical Director, BLC Leather Technology Centre Ltd. 
  SESSION TWO SPONSOR: X-Biomer insitu® @ Tannery 4.0® - the future has just begun
Dr. Dietrich Tegtmeyer - Vice President, LANXESS Deutschland GmbH
  Implementation of an MRSL into a Brand’s Supply Chain
Eric Wang - Environmental Manager Asia, Primark
  Biodegradability of Tannery Effluents
Daniele Bacchi – Environmental Department Manager, ITALPROGETTI
  PANEL SPONSOR: Panel Discussion opened by Smit & Zoon
Egbert Dikkers - Leader Innovation & Sustainability, Smit & Zoon
Egbert Dickers, Smit & Zoon 
Jon Hopper, VF Corporation
Sarah Walton, Nike
Eric Wang, Primark 
John Graebin, Deckers
Jon Clark, Prime Asia
Daniele Bacchi, Italprogetti

17:15   CLOSE

For enquiries, please contact Ms Chi-On Kwok (ChiOn.Kwok@ubm.com) or Mr Peter Hughes (Peter@blcleathertech.com).

* Remarks:
- The Conference will be held in English without translation.
- Cancellations before 31.01.18 - 50%; after 01.02.18 - NIL (all refunds subject to administration costs)

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