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 Roberts,
Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

09:15-11:15
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
40’
New Chemicals: Securing Not Likely Findings, and Learning to Navigate Significant New Use Rules (SNURs)
Catherine Croke, Evonik
Richard E. Engler,
Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
11:00-11:15
Q&A on new chemicals and TSCA
11:15-11:45
Coffee break
11:45-13.30
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.
30’
Risk Evaluation of Methylene Chloride – case study
Mark Hartman, US EPA
60’
Existing Chemicals: The New TSCA Risk Evaluation Paradigm: A Panel Discussion
Tala Henry, US EPA

13:15-13:30
Q&A and stakeholder feedback
13:30-14:30
Lunch break
14:30–16:15
Seminar 2: Hazardous chemicals information schemes - PART I
In depth SEMINAR
Chair
Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) and the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program
Stephanie Griffin, US EPA
Canadian National Pollutant Release Inventory
PRTR (Pollutant Release and Transfer Register) pilots and aims in Latin America in comparison with North America
Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFAT)
Robert Helminiak, SOCMA

16:15-16:45
Coffee break
16:45-18:30
Seminar 2: Hazardous chemicals information schemes - PART II
In depth SEMINAR
Chair
The EU Waste Framework Directive and circular economy
Cristina de Avila, European Commission DG Environment
Circular economy and waste an industry perspective
Bart Vander Velpen,
Royal HaskoningDHV
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
An industry view on poison centre notification
Q&A
18:30
End of Pre-Conference Day
19:00
Welcome reception
supported by : RoyalHaskoningDHV