24.9.2014 9.00 – 17.00

    Chairman Pekka Oinas, Dr., CEO, Technology Centre KETEK Ltd
    Coffee and Registration 8.30
    Opening Words 9.00 Chairman Pekka Oinas, Dr., CEO, Technology Centre KETEK Ltd
    Sustainability in the Leather Supply Chain 9.15 Mike Tomkin, Director of Sustainability, Stahl Holdings b.v.
    Towards Sustainable Tanning 9.45 Ilkka Pollari, MSc (ChemEng), MBA, New Business Development Manager, Taminco Finland Oy
    Break and Exhibition 10.15
    Leather Degreasing and Tanning in High-Pressure CO2 10.30 Joachim Karthäuser, Dr., Ph.D., CTO, SiOx Machines Ab
    A Method for “In Situ” Enzymatic Coloring of Leather 11.00 Anabela Martins, Researcher, CeNTI
    Introduction to the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) Methodology 11.30 Anna Virolainen, Freelancer Environmental Specialist, Visia
    EcoLeather – Sustainable Development of Production Technologies in Leather Industry 12.00 Aatto Rautio, Scientist, Technology Centre KETEK Ltd
    Lunch and Exhibition 12.30
    Visit to Ahlskog Leather, Kronoby 13.30 CEO Carita Pöntiö and Ilkka Uusitalo will welcome us to Ahlskog Leather. Bus transportation from Kokkola City Hall and back by 16.00.
    Conference Cocktails 17.00 Hosted by Pohjanmaan Kauppakamari at Kokkola City Hall