Program

JUNE 4, 2024 | Tuesday

08:00-09:55
Session 1: China
Chair : Rainbow Zhang, Intertek
30’
Introduction to Environmental Management of new chemical Substances in China
Hongying Liu, Ministry of Ecology and Environment
25’
New Chemical Substance Notification scheme – business case studies    
Helen Huangfu, Lubrizol
30’
Overview and direction of other key regulations and developments in China – incl. Industry experiences in complying with regulations
Jessica Zhang, Huntsman
30’
Establish a hazardous chemical traceability system – Shanghai QR code policy
Karin Xu, Merck
09:55-10:15
Q&A
10:15-10:45
Coffee break
10:45-12:45
Session 2: Korea    
Chair : June Lee, Kim & Chang
20’
Reform of the chemical substance regulation
Jae-seok Choi, Ministry of Environment
20’
K-REACH registration – an industry perspective – Challenges and lessons learned
Dahye Kim, Merck
20’
K-OSHA; updated MSDS requirements and new CBI regulation
Naroo Lee, KOSHA
20’
Confidentiality versus transparency of regulatory data and other implementation challenges in Korea
Inhwan Jun, Kim & Chang
20’
Korean polymer experience
Habin Park, Chemtopia
20’
K-BPR – overview and impact, incl. comparison with global biocides regulations
Rachel Kim, Intertek Assuris
12:45-13:00
Q&A
13:00-14:00
Lunch break
14:00–15:40
Session 3: EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability
Chair : Rodger Battersby, EBRC
20’
Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability – the aims and key priorities
Sampo Karkola, ECHA
20’
Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability – pitfalls and opportunities for industry
Christian Gründling, FCIO
20’
Impact of the EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability in Asia Pacific
Sue May Teoh, ExxonMobil
20’
Essential use – considerations    
Jerker Ligthart, ChemSec
20’
ECHA’s Integrated Regulatory Strategy
Kevin Pollard, ECHA
15:40-16:00
Q&A
16:00-16:30
Coffee break
16:30-18:10
Session 4: EU Authorisation and restriction    
Chair : Julius Waller, EPPA
20’
Expectations on reforming the authorisation and restriction process – incl. the generic approach to risk assessment    
Christian Gründling, FCIO
20’
Update from ECHA on REACH authorisation and restriction
Sampo Karkola, ECHA
20’
More effective Chemical Risk Assessment by tailoring to the target audience
Leo van der Biessen,
Royal HaskoningDHV
20’
Risk management measures as an outcome of the exposure assessment – an industry perspective
Fabian Grimm, Clariant
20’
Another bite of the dust – an update on particles classification and other regulatory developments
Rodger Battersby, EBRC
18:10-18:30
Q&A
18:30
End of Sessions - Day 1