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Program

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09.00 - 09.30

 

Registration

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09.30 - 10.00

 

Welcome Videos (ICT, UNIC, CICB, LIA, TILA, Comesa, UKLF, VDL)

Introduction and institutions' addresses:

R. Mastrotto (President ICT), G. Russo (President UNIC), S. Mercogliano (UNIC),

R. Monti (Italian Trade Agency), M. Parolini (Lombardy Region),

C. Corazza (EU Commission), B. Degani (Italian Ministry for Environment), WLC Sponsors

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10.00 - 13.00

 

The main tanning industries in the world:

Reports made by the national tanning associations members of ICT

Panel 1 - United States, Italy, China, Brazil

Panel 2 - Taiwan, Comesa African Countries, Turkey, South Africa

Panel 3 - Germany, United Kingdom, Portugal 

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13.00 - 14.30

 

Lunch

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14.30 - 18.00

 

Presentations:

  • Global availability of raw hides/skins and red meat consumption

Richard Brown, GIRA

  • Trade trends and policies in the hides, skins and leather value chain

Kaison Chang, FAO

  • Process innovation and technology for the environment

Mario Serrini, Italprogetti           Gianni Maitan, Gemata

  • New media and digital comunication in the tanning sector

Amalia Fuschini, IBM

  • Recent development in chemicals for the tanning industry

Campbell Page, TFL

  • Chromium in leather

Angelo Moretto, Università degli Studi di Milano

  • Overview on the international market demand for leather

Marco Fortis, Fondazione Edison/Università Cattolica Milano

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18.00

 

Aperitivo - LoungeBar

 


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