Satra Events February – April 2020

February – April 2020

FEBRUARY 2020
http://www.satra.com/events_feb20

13th – 14th – Lasts, Fitting and Comfort – Dongguan, China.
Please note this is a SATRA Members only event.
A two day technical workshop on footwear fitting, showing how fitting properties can be assessed in practice and how different comfort attributes of footwear can be quantified in laboratory tests.

18th – Footwear Innovations Seminar – Porto, Portugal.
Please note this is a SATRA Members only event.
SATRA experts will be presenting an up to date overview of a number of Footwear Innovation topics including foot scanning, fitting aids, digital last assessment.

20th – Fire Safety Requirements for seating, upholstery and beds – Kettering, UK.
Seminar giving full understanding of the Furniture and Furnishings (Fire)(Safety) Regulations.

26th – Shoe fit training course – Kettering, UK.
Please note this is a SATRA Members only event.
This training course will give participants confidence to conduct a thorough fit assessment and to interpret their findings to ensure more accurate and consistent footwear fitting and size marking.

MARCH 2020
http://www.satra.com/events_mar20

2nd – 17th – SAFT UK 2020 – Kettering, UK.
Please note this is a SATRA Members only event.
The SAFT (SATRA Foowear Accredited Technologist) award is an internationally recognised qualification, giving clear evidence that you are a footwear technologist with a proven range of knowledge.  There are 6 modules covering different subjects, with each module led by a SATRA specialist.  Please see our website for further information.

18th – Footwear Open Day – Kettering, UK.
The day is intended to provide delegates with information about the importance of testing footwear, the legislation behind the reasons for testing and the key properties assessed.

24th – 25th – Intensive Leather Course – Dongguan, China.
A 2-day course giving an understanding of leather, from source to final use.  The course is aimed at manufacturers, sourcing companies and retailers of all types of footwear, leathergoods, gloving, garments, accessories and upholstery.  It is ideal for newly appointed, as well as more experienced, technologists and buyers.

25th – Shoe fit training course – Kettering, UK.
Please note this is a SATRA Members only event.
This training course will give participants confidence to conduct a thorough fit assessment and to interpret their findings to ensure more accurate and consistent footwear fitting and size marking.

26th – Sustainable Footwear Forum – Dongguan, China.
Please note this is a SATRA Members only event.
SATRA is holding a forum to discuss where the footwear industry is with regards to sustainability, showcasing case studies from member companies of steps that are being taken and a discussion on how we can address the challenges we face in the footwear sector.

APRIL 2020
http://www.satra.com/events_apr20

8th – 9th – Basic shoemaking step-by-step – revised content for 2020 – Kettering, UK.
Please note this is a SATRA Members only event.
This 2-day course covers the main materials, product types and manufacturing operations in a simplified way.  It is suited for both manufacturers and non shoemaking personnel.  Also included is a visit to a manufacturing unit.

22nd – Overview of Solings – Kettering, UK.
Please note this is a SATRA Members only event.
Introduction to main soling materials in use today including how they are formed and best uses.  Functional sole design and test methods will be discussed.

23rd – Overview of Sole Adhesion – Kettering, UK.
Please note this is a SATRA Members only event.
Introduction to simple bonding theory, the maini sole bonding adhesives and the adhesion process, including material preparation.

29th – Shoe fit training course – Kettering, UK.
Please note this is a SATRA Members only event.
This training course will give participants confidence to conduct a thorough fit assessment and to interpret their findings to ensure more accurate and consistent footwear fitting and size marking.

MAY 2020
http://www.satra.com/events_may20

14th – Fire Safety Requirements for seating, upholstery and beds – Kettering, UK.
Seminar giving full understanding of the Furniture and Furnishings (Fire)(Safety) Regulations.

19th – Motorcycle PPE Seminar – Kettering, UK.
Seminar giving information on European standards for motorcycle clothing.  A tour of SATRA’s testing laboratories and test demonstrations are included.

27th – Shoe fit training course – Kettering, UK.
Please note this is a SATRA Members only event.
This training course will give participants confidence to conduct a thorough fit assessment and to interpret their findings to ensure more accurate and consistent footwear fitting and size marking.