Please note, timings are in EST (Washington DC)

  2. Welcome and introduction


    Terry Hyland Terry Hyland
    Senior Editor, North America, Chemical Watch News & Insight, by Enhesa, USA
  3. Session one: Federal and State Level Regulatory Updates
  4. Regulatory updates from the FDA

    Sean Fischer Sean Fischer
    Regulatory Review Scientist, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  5. Food contact hot topics

    Kathryn C Skaggs Kathryn C Skaggs
    Partner, Keller and Heckman LLP
  6. Q&A

  7. An overview of state level updates

    George Misko George Misko
    Partner, Keller and Heckman LLP
  8. Washington State case study

    Kimberly Goetz Kimberly Goetz
    HWTR Legislative Coordinator, Hazardous Waste and Toxics Reduction Program, Washington State Department of Ecology
    Rae Eaton Rae Eaton
    Chemical Hazard & Alternatives Assessment Specialist, Hazardous Waste and Toxics Reduction program, Washington State Department of Ecology
  9. California’s Proposition 65 and food contact materials (FCMs)

    Carol Brophy Carol Brophy
    Senior Counsel, Steptoe LLP
  10. Q&A

  11. Food contact regulations in Canada

    The speaker will present Food Contact Regulations in Canada and program updates including:

    • Key Canadian Food Safety Legislation
    • Canadian Regulations for Food Packaging Materials (FPMs)
    • Premarket Submission Process and a Letter of No Objection
    • Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and its role
    • Plastics Pollution  
    Elena Emelianova Elena Emelianova
    Scientific Evaluator, Food Packaging Materials and Incidental Additives Section, Health Canada
  12. Strategies for ensuring the compliance of FCMs

    Phil Berrier Phil Berrier
    Manager-Product Compliance, Printpack
  13. How to leverage and expand on existing food contact clearances to meet new sustainability demands

    Deborah Attwood Deborah Attwood
    Associate, Steptoe
  14. Q&A

  15. Break and virtual networking

  16. Chemical Watch Demo

  17. Session two: Circularity and Risk Assessment
  18. Regulatory developments and practices in safety risk assessments of food contact substances and packaging

    Gregory V. Pace PhD, MS Gregory V. Pace PhD, MS
    Consultant, Regulatory and Product Stewardship, Gregory V. Pace Ph.D. LLC
  19. Eliminating toxic chemicals in food packaging: a growing retail sustainability trend

    Mike Schade Mike Schade
    Director, Mind the Store, Toxic-Free Future, United States
  20. Q&A

  21. End of day one

  22. Day one conclusion

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