While the recent advances in product development and technology has changed our lives, the leather as the oldest dress of mankind has also been changed into an article designed by fasion and high technology. The aspects of current perspective push us to create advanced and functional leather materials with the collective work of different branches of science and industry. Remarkable developments on tanning-processing technology, machinary, chemicals, environmental management of the waste and wastewaters, leather design and fashion have been achieved so far. However, we all know that there is still a long way ahead to go through many challanges related with the technology, environment and competition with other sectors. To achieve this, the exhange of new ideas and to increase the awareness and knowledge on recent developments both in theoretical and practical points of leather making are crucial.

Therefore, we would like to invite you to attend IAFLI 2021  to be held on 25-26 November 2021 in the beautiful and historical atmosphere of İzmir city which is a perfect platform to discuss the “Innovative Aspects for Leather Industry”.

Official language of the congress will be English.

Prof. Dr. Bahri BAŞARAN
President of the Congress