• Thu. Aug 18th, 2022

Finalization of the scientific program of the IULTCS EuroCongress

ByRandall B. Phelps

Jul 29, 2022


Published: July 29, 2022

The scientific program of the next III IULTCS EuroCongress has been finalized and participants can register to attend.

The closing date for entries is September 5, 2022, and participants can find more details and registration information on the event website.

The event will take place from September 18 to 20, with the scientific content on September 19e and 20e. The scientific program is as follows:

September 19

9:30 a.m.

  • Synthesis, characterization and functionalization of renewable vegetable oil modified with maleic anhydride – Bresolin BM (SSIP)
  • Influence of tanning technologies on leather shrinkage – Schröpfer M. (FILK Freiberg Institute)
  • Bisphenols, a threat to the leather industry? Strategy for successful reduction of bisphenols in leather – Ammenn J. (Stahl)
  • Reductive oxidative liming – Vantin L. (Chimica Vemar)


  • Guest speech – Ivan Kral (UNIDO)
  • Developments in environmental sustainability of the leather industry – Scholz W. (W2O Environment)
  • New oil tanning process – Cepparrone A. (FGL International)
  • Sponsor speech – Erretre/Fratelli Carlessi
  • Industrial Revolution of the Tannery – Simoni L. (Barnini)
  • Biodegradability and compostability of tannery articles and products – Franceschi M. (ARCHA)


  • Development of tanning technology with tanning agents from Ligustrum vulgare – Mondschein A. (FILK Freiberg Institute)
  • Ecological tanning based on modified carbohydrates – Paganin M. (Corichem)
  • Sponsor speech – Revomec
  • Recovery of solid waste from tanning GOAST – Signoretto M. (Università di Venezia)
  • From solid waste from tanneries to catalysis – Petricci E. (Università di Siena)

4:00 p.m.

  • Guest speech – Daniele Gardini (Poltrona Frau)
  • Method for the analysis of PFAS in leather and leather products. new standards, new regulations – Cannot J. (CTC Groupe)
  • Durable acrylic resin for leather retanning – Ballus O. (Cromogenia Units)
  • Sponsor Speech – GSC Group
  • Leather and alternative materials: a new method for the quantification of biobased carbon by the SCAR technique (saturated absorption cavity spectroscopy). – Defeo G. (Ars Tinctoria)
  • Auxetic (or negative constriction) of leather stretched on a frame – Galiotto G. (Fratelli Carlessi in Erretre)

September 20

9:00 am

  • Unorthodox rapid analysis of bisphenols s and f in phenolic syntans – Iannarelli L. (ICAI)
  • GSC Group perspective towards implementation of bio-based chemicals for greener leather technology – Pasquale R. (GSC Group)
  • New eco-responsible supramolecular syntans for a more sustainable and ethical tanning process – Quaratesi I. (Università di Salerno)
  • Sponsor Speech – Stahl
  • Bio-circular tanning system for the production of 100% recyclable leather sneakers – Poles E. (Silvateam)
  • Biodegradable leather: derivatives of sodium alginate as retanning agents – Badea E. (University of Craiova)


  • Invited Guest Keynote – Leather Goods and Footwear Manufacturer Speaker to be Revealed Soon
  • Tanning biotechnology for new sustainable and circular materials – Florio C. (SSIP)
  • VDA 277: Sample handling – Influence of environmental storage conditions from the first steps after the finishing process to sampling for the determination of VOCs. – Frighetto L. (Conceria Pasubio)
  • New method for the analysis of certain bisphenols in leather – Lio K. (CTC Groupe)
  • Retanning chemicals based on tannery by-products – Rabe V. (TFL Ledertechnik)
  • Closed cycle heat treatment of tanning sludge to increase energy value – Vangelista A. (Officine di Cartigliano)


  • Reports of the IULTCS Commission and closing of the EuroCongress