31 March 2011 (during the APLF), Thursday
 13:00 - 17:00
 N101B, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
 Conference Fees
 (Fees include documentations
  and refreshments)

 Single Person: US$340 (US$310)
 2nd, 3rd, etc - Person of same company: US$325 (US$295)
 (Fees in the brackets are for BLC members / APLF Exhibitors only)

Consumer and environmental legislation is constantly changing and it is vital in the global marketplace for retailers, brands and manufacturers to ensure that materials and products meet local, national and international requirements. A further complexity revolves around the need to ship products around the world and the associated problems including mould issues and logistical challenges.

A selection of experts and brands offer a global perspective and an opportunity to share in their experiences in relation to the following issues:

  • Transparency and traceability in the supply chain - by Tim Wilson, Historic Futures
  • Implementing a global approach to product safety compliance - by Brenda Jacobs, Sidley Austin LLP
  • A brand perspective on supply chain challenges - by Michael Bowman, Cole Haan
  • Mould prevention during leather processing - by Katia Padoan, Thor Specialties srl
  • Mould risk management and solutions - by Martin Berman, Micro-Pak Ltd 
  • Shipping and logistics: a challenging journey ahead - by Miranda Lou, Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd OOCL
  • Meeting ethical sourcing expectations - by Ian Spaulding, INFACT Global Partners
  • Hide markets – a global perspective - by Don Ohsman, Hidenet Publications
  • The changing world. How the LeatherNaturally! movement defines and supports the leather industry of today - by Mike Redwood, Leather Naturally!


The above event is co-organised by BLC Leather Technology Centre Ltd and APLF Ltd.
For further information, please contact
Ms Sue Ivett at [email protected] or Ms Chi-On Kwok at [email protected]

Please click below for online registration:


Cancellations before 31.12.10 - full refund; 01-31.01.11 - 50%; after 01.02.11 - NIL
(all refunds subject to administration costs)

One Badge Two Fairs -
Register ONCE to access both APLF - Materials, Manufacturing and Technology (MM&T) and Fashion Access (FA) March 2011 fairs which will be held on 30 March to 1 April 2011:

- For APLF - MM&T 2011, please click here.
- For
FA March 2011, please click here.