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30 Mar 2017
12:00 - 17:30
Room N101 B
Building on the success of previous years, the theme of this year’s conference will be focused on building a sustainable value chain for the leather industry. A key requirement for all retailers and brands is upstream supply chain transparency.
This year’s event will include presentations which concentrate on the lifecycle of products with sustainability and innovation being key themes. Topics such as effective supply chain mapping, recent developments of the multi-brand ZDHC, alternative materials, innovation in chemistry and animal welfare will feature in presentations during the event.
We promise an exciting line-up of international industry leading specialists, including major brands and/or retailers, tanners, leather supply chain suppliers (machinery/chemicals) and organisations presenting the most up-to-date developments across a range of topical subjects.
For enquiries, please contact Ms Chi-On Kwok ([email protected]) or Ms Deborah Taylor ([email protected]).
- The Conference will be held in English without translation.
- Cancellations before 31.01.17 - 50%; after 01.02.17 - NIL (all refunds subject to administration costs)
Applied DNA Sciences
Chairman and CEO
Senior Manager of Footwear Materials – Leather
Hans van Haarst
Smit & Zoon
Director of Sustainability
Environmental Sustainability Controller
Global Project Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility
APLF is the world’s leading leather trade show where a huge range of leather and components can be found. APLF is positioned for the sourcing of leathers further “downstream” or related to the manufacturing industries of leather goods and mid to high quality footwear.
Strategically located in Hong Kong, APLF offers a professional business platform where suppliers can meet thousands of international buyers who do their sourcing trips annually in Asia Pacific.
On top of the well-established APLF Leather sector, there is also a separate sector named APLF Materials+ to cater to the rising demand for innovative materials and components by the leathergoods and sportswear markets.
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