The 14th International Technical Congress will take place in Budapest, Hungary, in the Patria Hall of the Congress Centre from October 10-12.

The 12th International Leather and Leather Processing Industry Congress of the Hungarian Scientific Society of the Leather and Footwear Industries will be organised at the same location from October 9-11.

The programme of the UITIC congress will start on October 10 with factory visits for those who have applied. The official UITIC programme will begin on the morning of the October 11.

The International Congress of BCBTE commences on October 9 in the early afternoon with a plenary opening session followed by a round table discussion. This will be titled: ‘The future of leather manufacturing – The vision of disappearance?’

A factory visit will be organised (for those who have applied separately) to Pécs, visiting a tannery to demonstrate a production control system in operation.

It is possible to participate in both congresses. The main organisers are BIMEO Testing and Research Ltd. For more information visit http:// and

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