Scientific Committee announced for the XXXV. IULTCS International Congress 2019 in Dresden, Germany

With only one more year to go, preparations for the XXXV. IULTCS International Congress 2019 in Dresden, Germany, pick up speed. Thomas Yu, president of IULTCS, and Martin Heise, president of organizer and host of the 2019 congress, VGCT e.V., appointed Dr Michael Meyer of the Freiberg based FILK Institute Head of the Scientific Committee. He will be responsible for the scientific programme of the 2019 congress.

Over the next weeks, the 22 strong and international line-up of leather scientists and industry experts will work on criteria and conditions for paper submission and evaluation. With expected 250 papers being filed, this will be a demanding and responsible task to fulfill for the members of the committee. Paper submission system will be ready with a call for papers in early September 2018.

Dr Michael Meyer, Research Director at FILK institute: “I take pride in my appointment as Head of the Scientific Committee and a sign of appreciation of our engagement for the XXXV. IULTCS International Congress 2019 in Dresden. With the help of my colleagues from all around the globe, we will ensure a scientifically ambitious and interesting programme. In order to make the congress a success we encourage the world family of the tanning and leather industry to a strong participation.”