Program

Monday March 02nd, 2020

07:30-9:00
Workshop:TSCA CDR-rule (Chemical Data Reporting) - hands-on
Chair
Lynn Vendinello, US EPA
Reporting for the 2020 CDR begins June 1, 2020 – this workshop enables industry to better understand the updated requirements of the CDR rule as well as guidance on the actual reporting

Susan Sharkey, US EPA
Mark Herwig,
United Technologies Corporation
Kathleen M. Roberts,
Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

09:15-11:00
Seminar 1: The amended TSCA and its 2020 priorities, implementation and direction for new and existing chemicals - PART I    
In depth SEMINAR
Chair
Lynn L. Bergeson,
Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
45’
Overview of the amended TSCA and its 2020 priorities, implementation and direction for new and existing chemicals
Alexandra Dunn, US EPA
20’
Re-set TSCA Inventory and Practical Implications
Mark Herwig,
United Technologies Corporation
20’
New Chemicals: Securing Not Likely Findings
Richard E. Engler,
Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
20’
New Chemicals: Demystifying Compliance
Catherine Croke, Evonik
11:00-11:30
Coffee break
11:30-12:50
Seminar 1: The amended TSCA and its 2020 priorities, implementation and direction for new and existing chemicals - PART II    
In depth SEMINAR
Chair
Lynn L. Bergeson,
Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
25’
TSCA Fees Rule: Overview of Process and Requirements Associated with EPA-Initiated Risk Evaluations
Ryan Schmit, US EPA
35’
Risk Evaluation new and existing chemicals – case studies and lessons learned    
Tala Henry, US EPA
20’
PV29 Risk Evaluation - lessons learned
Dave Wawer, SOCMA

12:50-13:30
The New TSCA Risk Evaluation Paradigm: A Panel Discussion, stakeholder feedback and Q&A
13:30-14:30
Lunch break
14:30–16:15
Seminar 2: Hazardous chemicals information schemes - PART I
In depth SEMINAR
Chair
Robert Kiefer, REACH24H
20’
Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) and the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program
Stephanie Griffin, US EPA
20’
PRTR (Pollutant Release and Transfer Register) pilots and aims in Latin America in comparison with North America
Rodolfo Ivan Alarcon Mora, Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia
20’
Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFAT)
Robert Helminiak, SOCMA
25’
Poison centre notification in Europe - Notification process and tools. Including the SCIP database (substances of concern in articles, as such or in complex objects (products)) requirements
Christian Gründling, FCIO
20’
An industry view on poison centre notification    
Torsten Funk, SIKA

16:15-16:45
Coffee break
16:45-18:10
Seminar 2: Hazardous chemicals information schemes - PART II
In depth SEMINAR
Chair
Robert Kiefer, REACH24H
30’
The EU Waste Framework Directive and circular economy
Cristina de Avila, European Commission DG Environment
25’
Circular economy and waste an industry perspective    
Bart Vander Velpen,
Royal HaskoningDHV
30’
Design your product & packaging with circular economy in mind
Steven Bennett, Household & Commercial Products Association
18:10 - 18:30
Q&A
18:30
End of Pre-Conference Day
19:00
Welcome reception
supported by : RoyalHaskoningDHV