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Welcome to an exciting program of excellent technical presentations.
The sessions will begin with the Opening Address by the ALCA President, Steve Lange, at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday morning, June 19. This will be followed by the John Arthur Wilson Memorial Lecture presented by Jakov Buljan. There will be one and a half days of technical presentations concluding Friday, June 20, at noon. This year’s technical program offers a wide array of leather technologies covering tanning to finishing to environmental issues. We have an array of international presenters from around the world. Keep checking this section of our website for updates on the technical program.

Note:  Oral Presentations subject to change.

Thursday June 19th – Day 1

 

Opening Address

55th John Arthur Wilson Memorial Lecture - Jakov Buljan

Some Considerations about International Technical Cooperation in the Tanning Sector

Abstract can be found under Wilson Lecture

 

 

 

 

 

8:15-9:15am

 

 

 

Session 1

 

 

 

  • Overview of Brazilian Cattle Chain, the Demands for Animal Protein, and the Forecast for the Future Years

  • Guilherme Motta, JBS Brazil, Brazil

9:15-9:45am

 

 

Break

9:45-10:00am

   
Session 2  
   
  • Syntans and Their Influence on Leather Quality

  • Jochen Ammenn, BASF, Ludwigshafen, Germany

10:00-10:30am

  • Understanding the Enzyme-Assisted Beamhouse Process
  • Marcelo Fraga de Sousa, Buckman Laboratorios Ltda., Brazil
10:30-11:00am
  • Multifunctional Effects of Collagen and Keratin Based Biopolymer Colloid Systems and Their Cosmetic Applications

  • Jan Sedliacik, Technical University in Zvolen, Slovakia

11:00-11:30am

  • Chrome Update

  • Eric Dick, Elementis LTP Inc., Milwaukee, WI

11:30-12:00pm

   
 Lunch with Technical Committee Meetings 12:00-1:00pm
   
Session 3 - Discussion Panel  

 

 

  • Title

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1:00-1:20pm

  • Title
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1:20-1:40pm
  • Title

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1:40-2:00pm

  • Questions and Answer Period

2:00-2:45pm

   

Break

2:45-3:00pm

   
Session 4  
   
  • Preparation of Nonwoven and Green Composites from Tannery Solid Wastes
  • Cheng-Kung Liu, USDA, ERRC, Wyndmoor, PA
3:00-3:20pm
  • Utilization of Agricultural By-Products to Supplement Gelatin in Preparation of Products for Leather

  • Maryann M. Taylor, USDA, ERRC, Wyndmoor, PA

3:20-3:40pm

  • Powdered Hide Model for Vegetable Tanning. II Hydrolysable Tannin

  • Eleanor M. Brown, USDA, ERRC, Wyndmoor, PA

3:40-4:00pm

  • Development of an Alternative Low Salt Bovine Hide Preservation Using PEG and Crude Glycerol

  • Mila Aldema-Ramos, USDA, ERRC, Wyndmoor, PA

4:00-4:20pm

   
Fun Run 5:30-6:30pm
   

Reception and Awards Banquet

7:15-10:00pm

   
Friday June 20th – Day 2  
   

Session 5   

 

 

 

  • The Significance of Getting the Science Correct When Fighting for the Leather Industry

  • Mike Redwood, LeatherNaturally!, UK
8:00-8:30am
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8:30-9:00am
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9:00-9:30am

  • Leather in the 21st Century

  • Simon Yarwood, World Trades Publishing, UK

9:30-10:00am

   

Break

10:00-10:15am 

   

Session 6   

 

 

 

  • Prospects and  Development of Innovative Technologies for Leather Production in the Republic of Uzbekistan

  • T.J. Kodirov, Tashkent Institute of Textile and Light Industry, Uzbekistan

10:15-10:45am

  • Title

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10:45-11:15am

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11:15-11:45am

   

ALCA Annual Business Meeting

11:45-12:15pm

Sports Activities Awards Luncheon

12:15 – 1:15 pm