® by fLy Ralf Menzel

After the match is known to be before the match... And after the 8th Freiberg Leather Days as part of the XXXV. IULTCS World Congress in June in Dresden is before the 9th Freiberg Leather Days on the 18th and 19th June 2020, then again in the known environment here with us in Freiberg. After a short summer break, which you hopefully could also enjoy, we now start with the preparations.

To ensure that the conference once again becomes an informative and interesting meeting place for the European tanning and leather industry, we, the VGCT and the FILK Freiberg as co-organiser, invite experts, researchers and specialists to play an active part in shaping the technical content. We are looking forward to lectures from the fields:

  • New/alternative technologies for leather production
  • News in characterization and analytics
  • Use of sustainable raw materials in the tannery
  • Innovative processing technologies
  • Automation and machinery
  • New trends in the applying industries
  • Artisan tanneries in the age of Industry 4.0

First speakers from various fields have already commited to submit their presentation. If you would like to present new ideas, findings or applications in the field of tannery and leather technology or in related fields, we look forward to receiving your submission by 31 January 2020.

Please use our new "Easy Access Abstract Submission System" to submit your lecture. Simply register, follow the instructions and complete the submission step by step:

18th and 19th June, 2020

Verein für Gerberei-Chemie und -Technik (VGCT) e.V.
Meißner Ring 1-5
09599 Freiberg, Germany

Forschungsinstitut für Leder und Kunststoffbahnen (FILK) gGmbH
Meißner Ring 1-5
09599 Freiberg, Germany

Alte Mensa Freiberg
Petersstraße 5
D-09599 Freiberg

Conference Languages

Registration fees

The prices are per person including an abstract booklet, refreshments and the evening event.

Participation fee €425
Members of VGTC €375
Members of universities €375
Students €125
Speakers €0

Technical Contact
Dr. Michael Meyer, FILK gGmbH Freiberg
per E-Mail


Christin Zingelmann, FILK gGmbH, Freiberg (DE)
Phone: +49 3731 366-124

per E-Mail

Please use the online form to register. The registration is open till June 04, 2020.

If registration is cancelled before June 04, 2020, we will refund the participation fee deducting a € 50 handling fee after the conference. If the notification of cancellation is received after this date, no refund will be made.


With the receipt of the online registration, the contract between VGCT and the participant is legally binding. A confirmation and the invoice will be sent to you by email. Our general terms and conditions apply.

We have reserved a limited number of rooms at the following hotels. Please, book your room directly with the hotel mentioning the reference „Ledertage“.

Altstadt Hotel (+49 3731 207030, E-Mail)

Brauhof Freiberg (+49 3731 35300, E-Mail)

Hotel Alekto (+49 3731 7940, E-Mail)

Hotel Am Obermarkt (+49 3731 26370, E-Mail)

Hotel Freyhof (+ 49 3731 7750730, E-Mail)

Hotel Kreller (+49 3731 35900, E-Mail)

Hotel Mauck´sches Gut (+49 3731 33978, E-Mail)

Hotel Regenbogenhaus (+49 3731 79850, E-Mail)

Please see HERE.

If you have questions concerning the Freiberg Leather Days or want to be informed directly on news regarding the conference, please contact

Christin Zingelmann 
+49 3731 366-124
per Email