Skip to content

Europe Regional Meeting - September 2023

Join us for the Leather Working Group European Regional Meeting in Milan on September 21, 2023. This in-person event will bring together leather industry professionals to discuss LWG's work in driving best practice and positive social and environmental change in the leather industry.  

Presentations will include a strategy update together with sessions on standards and the assurance process, with the afternoon dedicated to a focus on traceability.


Meeting Outline:


08.30 Registration


09.00 Introduction & overview

Speakers:          Christina Trautmann, LWG

                          Stuart Cranfield, LWG

                          Debbie Burton, LWG


09.30 Sustainability

Speakers:          Christina Trautmann, LWG

                          Federico Brugnoli, Spin 360

                          Kevin Latner, LHCA

                          Liz Alessi, Sustainability Consultant

Q&A panel discussion led by Christina Trautmann


10.45 Coffee


11.15 Standards & Assurance

Speakers:          Stuart Cranfield, LWG

                          Hernan de Santis, adidas

                          Ian Scher, Prime Asia

                          Yigit Kaman, Auditor

Q&A panel discussion led by Stuart Cranfield


12.30 Lunch


13.30 Traceability

Speakers:          Vanessa Brain, LWG

                          Anne Gillespie, Textile Exchange

                          Fernando Bellese, WWF

                          Matheus Witzler, sbcert

                          Otavio Klein, Minerva

                          Earl Shank, Tapestry

Q&A panel discussion led by Vanessa Brain


15.00 Close


NOTE: This event is over and registration is now closed.