Program

Feb 06th, 2018 Tuesday

08:00-09:30
Session 1: Chemical Control Legislation in Brazil and Mexico
Chair
NN*
25’
Brazil - Overview on chemical control legislation (labelling, MSDS, existing and new substances, etc) and aspects of GHS
Letícia Reis de Carvalho,
Ministry of Environment of Brazil
20’
Lessons learned by industry in implementing and complying to chemical control legislation in Brazil
NN*
25’
Mexico - Overview on chemical control legislation (labelling, MSDS, existing and new substances, etc) and aspects of GHS
NN*
20’
Lessons learned by industry in implementing and complying to chemical control legislation in Mexico
NN*
09:30-10:00
Coffee break
10:00-11:30
Session 2: Chemical Control legislation in Canada and Latin America
Chair
NN*
30’
GHS implementation in Latin America –Including an overview of chemical control legislation and trade aspects in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Honduras, Venezuela, Uruguay, Peru and Paraguay
NN*
20’
Canada - Canadian Chemicals Management Plan – continuity and evolution
  • Highlights of the CMP and past success
  • CMP 3, 5 year phase and discuss challenges and areas of expected continuity and evolution
NN*
20’
Canada’s New and existing substances Program
  • A soft comparison between CEPA and the new TSCA
  • Testing and alternate data sources
  • Information Collection sources
NN*
20’
Overview of several chemical control legalisations regulated by Health Canada:
  • Chemicals in the Workplace (WHMIS and it's transition to GHS format)
  • Hazardous Products Act and implementing Regulations
  • Product Safety (largely focused on consumer products)
  • Minimata Convention (Mercury containing products) in Canada - impact to industry
NN*
11:30-12:15
Q&A on Latin America and Canada
All speakers from session 1 and 2
12:15-13:15
Lunch Break
13:15-15:15
Session 3: Trends and issues on risk management by the chemical industry
Chair
NN*
20’
Houston we had a problem; what worked, lessons (to be) learned by industry in achieving and maintaining process safety excellence
NN*
20’
Worker risk and exposure in the USA:
  • Risk Management Measures in the USA; TSCA and OSHA
  • Evaluation science – is there a worker risk or not
NN*
20’
Industry perspective on risk assessment and emerging hazard regulations for endocrine disruptors
Volker Soballa,
Evonik
20’
The value of the Chemical Safety Report and how Supply Chain Communication is critical
NN*
20’
Implementation of REACH data in your company/supply chain responsibilities and consequences for EHS management
Leo van der Biessen,
Royal HaskoningDHV
20’
Panel discussion
 
15:15-15:45
Coffee break
15:45-18:15
Session 4: Chemical Control legislation in USA and nanomaterials
Chair
NN*
30’
USA – state focus, including new California safer Chemicals requirements
NN*
25’
New chemical program activities
NN*
20’
Significant New Use Rules (SNURs). Mechanics on how they become available in TSCA
Mark Herwig,
United Technologies Corporation
30’
Nanomaterials definitions and regional perspectives Overview and consequences of Nano Material Reporting Rule in TSCA for industry
Andrej Kobe*,
European Commission DG Environment
25’
EU view and overview of EU Member States perspective on nanomaterials
NN*
20’
Panel discussion
 
18:15
End of Sessions - Day 1
*...to be invited or not yet confirmed