Program

Monday Feb 05th, 2018

07:30-09:00
Workshop
REACH 2018 (hands-on)
Javier Sanchez Saez, ECHA
     Christian Gründling, FCIO
09:00-09:15
Coffee break
09:15-12:55
Seminar 1: The Amended TSCA   
Overview of amendments of TSCA by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act
Including an outline of things that have been implemented so far:   
  • Existing Chemicals (Mercury)
  • Workplan chemicals
  • Framework Rules
  • New Chemicals (enhanced PMN review process)
  • Annual Report to Congress
Tanya Mottley, US EPA
Industry challenges, opportunities and lessons learned by industry on the process of the First 10 Work Plan chemicals (e.g.TCE, nMP, MeCl):
  • Scoping documents overview, status and next steps
  • Business impact for industry of having a chemical on the (first 10) workplan chemicals list
NN*
TSCA inventory re-set:
  • What to expect next?
  • Industry challenges / Risks associated with re-set
Mark Herwig,
United Technologies Corporation
Other recent TSCA rule makings:
  • Prioritization rule
  • Evaluation rule
Tala Henry, US EPA
Impact of TSCA rules on industry
Shaun Clancy, Evonik
Current status of and issues raised by legal challenges to EPA’s TSCA framework rules
Michael Boucher,
Crowell & Moring
12:55-13:15
Q&A and stakeholder feedback
13:15-14:15
Lunch break
14:15-17:55
Seminar 2: Nuts & Bolts
providing in-depth details of chemical control legislation aspects, useful tools and business examples on how to become organized
How to track new and updated regulations?
NN*
How to effectively organize and handle global regulatory challenges and implement regulations by using IT tools and resources?
  • Many regulations force industry to implement IT-based controls which leads to multiple issues (data quality, organization set up to manage the systems…)
  • What information do we receive and process from our suppliers?
  • How can we inform our downstream users effectively and efficiently?
  • ERP-systems how to handle chemical and product information; industry best practices
  • Resource management for regulatory challenges. What resources are needed today and in the future?
NN*
How to define and describe the use of a chemical for a regulatory purpose?
Karon Armstrong, 3M
Regulations in relation to final products with chemical substances ( REACH article 7 and article 33, RoHS directive, etc.) and their declaration
NN*
Practical guidance to Japanese MITI-numbers    
Tomoko Aoyagi,
National Institute of Technology and Evaluation Japan
How to communicate regulatory information throughout your business (internally and externally)?
Nidia Mariana Calvo Méndez, HP
Exposure Assessment Tools – where and when to use?
Leo van der Biessen,
Royal HaskoningDHV
17:55-18:15
Q&A
18:15
End of Pre Conference Workshop and Seminars
19:00-22:00
Welcome Reception
supported by : RoyalHaskoningDHV
*...to be invited or not yet confirmed