Program

Tuesday March 03rd, 2020

08:00-10:00
Session 1: Chemical Control Legislation in Latin America
Chair
20’
Intergovernmental Network on Chemicals and Waste for Latin America and the Caribbean
20’
Argentina - Overview on chemical management legislation
Alejandra Acosta*, Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Argentina
20’
Brazil - Overview and current focus on chemical control legislation
Thais Araújo Cavendish, Ministry of Health of Brazil
20’
Chile - Overview on chemical management legislation
Cristián Brito, Ministry of Environment of Chile
20’
Colombia - Overview on chemical management legislation
20’
Mexico - Overview on chemical management legislation
10:00-10:30
Coffee break
10:30-12:00
Session 2: Chemical Control implementation in The Americas
Chair
30’
The Latin America Regulatory Forum – aims and achievements
30’
GHS implementation in Latin America – Including an overview of chemical control legislation and trade aspects in Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama, Honduras, Venezuela, Uruguay, Peru and Paraguay
30’
GHS in North America
12:00-12:45
Q&A on The Americas
Chair
All speakers from session 1 and 2
12:45-13:45
Lunch break
13:45–15:45
Session 3: Safe use of chemicals in the chemical universe
Chair
20’
The chemical universe an ECHA perspective
Ofelia Bercaru, ECHA
20’
Digital Technology and Artificial Intelligence in relation to data generation - US EPA perspective
NN* US EPA
20’
Legal framework of food contact regulations
Ulrich Wietschorke, WTConsulting
20’
Latest RoHS trends around the globe
Meglena Mihova, EPPA
20’
Interactions to and with retail customers
Julie Froelicher, P&G
20’
Panel discussion
15:45-16:15
Coffee break
16:15-18:15
Session 4: Chemical Control legislation in Canada and the USA
Chair
25’
CMP and Post 2020 chemicals management in Canada
25’
Canadian New Substance Notification - revised guidelines and latest practical experiences
Dan Bastien, Intertek
25’
California safer chemicals requirements
25’
Compare/contrast global nanomaterial regulations
Mark Herwig,
United Technologies Corporation
20’
Panel Discussion
18:15
End of Sessions - Day 1