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Conference date and venue


We are pleased to announce that the next International Conference on Textile Coating and Laminating, TCL2020, will take place 19-20 November 2020 at the Novotel Berlin am Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany.

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TCL2019 conference images

TCL2019 was held in Berlin, Germany on 14-15 March 2019

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About the conference

The original and most followed conference on textile coating and laminating

TCL: the practical, industry-oriented, event

The International Conference on Textile Coating and Laminating has built a reputation as a vital meeting place for the worldwide coating and laminating industry. 

William C (Bill) Smith, Principal, Industrial Textile Associates, USA, originated and developed the conference series.

Since 2010 International Newsletters Ltd, the world's premier supplier of information about the industrial and high-performance use of textiles and nonwovens, has run this event with 7 successful meetings in Cannes, France; Orlando, FL, USA; Valencia, Spain; Prague, Czech Republic and Berlin, Germany.

TCL2019 conference presentations

If you were unable to attend TCL2019, the presentations of proceedings are available to purchase as PDF files.

TCL2019 was held in Berlin, Germany in March 2019. Senior staff from around the world attended to hear two days of expert presentations and engage in workshops and discussions. Once again, the conference proved a great success with both delegates, speakers and exhibitors.

Programme 2019

                       

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

Day One:       14 March 2019, 09:00-17:00

Presentation abstracts

KEYNOTE ONE:

Unpicking the threads of Brexit

David McGowan, Counsel, Dentons UK & Middle East LLP (UK)

With the UK scheduled to leave the European Union (EU) only two weeks after the conference concludes, what is the latest position with respect to the negotiations between two of the most important world economies concerning their future trade relationship?

What are the implications for tariffs, custom checks, chemical regulation and the welfare of employees?

How will this impact global trade, particularly for the coating and laminating industry?

 

Sustainability - how consumers' opinions, government regulations and pressure groups are driving manufacturers' strategies

Martin Cieslik, Head of Marketing and Business Development, Hohenstein Laboratories GmbH & Co KG (Germany)

How well informed are consumers about the issues surrounding sustainable manufacturing?

Does their lack of a complete understanding impact on their buying decisions and how can manufacturers exploit this situation?

What are the regulations industry needs to be wary of?

How are non-governmental organizations (NGOs) driving awareness of sustainable manufacturing?

 

TCL2017 conference images

Please find below various images from TCL2017 Berlin.  

CD-Rom of TCL2017 presentations available to purchase

If you were unable to attend TCL2017, the presentations of proceedings are available to purchase on a CD-Rom as PDF files.

TCL2017 was held in Berlin, Germany in November 2017. More than 130 senior staff from around the world attended to hear two days of expert presentations and engage in workshops and discussions. Once again, the conference proved a great success with both delegates, speakers and exhibitors.

Previous TCL conferences

Over the past 28 years, the International Conference on Textile Coating and Laminating has built a reputation as a vital meeting place for the worldwide coating and laminating industry.

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