With 35 lectures, four introductory presentations and more than 40 posters, the conference programme has been completed for the most important international leather industry conference.

The XXVII IULTCS International Congress will take place in the holiday resort of Cancun from May 28 to June 1, 2003. More than 80 specialists from around the world will gather to present the latest developments in the industry.

The conference sessions are divided into five main groups are: beamhouse, tanning, wet finishing, dry finishing and miscellaneous. In each of the subjects there are at least seven papers plus an introductory presentation by experts in the subject such as Peter Gordon from Australia and Heinz-Peter Germann from Germany.

The organising commitee invites you to register for the event as soon as possible. They have had a high level of demand for rooms at the host hotel, Presidente Intercontinental, and suggest you make your reservation as soon as you can.

In order to pay for your congress subscription fee or make your hotel reservation please contact: GCI Grupos y Convenciones Internacional. Toll free number 01800 8383 100 & 01800 7182 821 (Mexico) and for the rest of the world: +1 888 2437 405 and +1 888 243 7406,

You can also book online at [http://www.gci-mexico.com] or e-mail reservaciones@gci-mexico.com

For additional information regarding the congress, please visit the website:

[http://www.iultcs-cancun.com.mx] or send an e-mail at: infoiultcs@iultcs-cancun.com.mx

You can also phone +52 (477) 716 4042 or 716 4043.