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SUSTAINABILITY IN THE LEATHER SUPPLY CHAIN CONFERENCE

Time: 12:00 - 17:30
Date: 30 March 2017 (Thursday)
Venue: Room N101 B, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
Language: Presentation in English

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.

Welcome
by Victoria Addy, Technical Director, BLC Leather Technology Centre Ltd
 
ZDHC – Chemical Gateway and MRSL conformance for the leather supply chain
by Frank Michel, Executive Director, ZDHC
 
Walking the Talk: How the leather chemicals industry is taking action on transparency
by Michael Costello, Director of Sustainability, Stahl
 
DNA Labelling
by James Hayward, Chairman & CEO, Applied DNA Sciences
 
Chromium in Leather
by Dietrich Tegtmeyer, Vice President, LANXESS Deutschland GmbH
 
Brand Presentation: Impact of RSL / MRSL / ZDHC on brands
 
Supply Chain Panel on topical issues within the supply chain
by Adidas, Diechmanns, Primark, LVMH, ZDHC, BLC, Smit Zoon


For enquiry, please contact Ms Chi-On Kwok (ChiOn.Kwok@ubm.com) or Ms Deborah Taylor (deborah@blcleathertech.com).
 
* Note: Cancellations before 31.01.17 - 50%; after 01.02.17 - NIL 
  (all refunds subject to administration costs)


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