Programme

Timings are in CET (Central European Time - Brussels)

  1. Welcome and introduction

  2. Session 1: Scip notifications so far
  3. First lessons learned by Echa after the deadline

    • First challenges and successes
    • Some early statistics
    • Tips for submitting a good quality dossier
    Remi Lefevre Remi Lefevre
    Regulatory Officer / Team Leader, Submissions and Interaction Directorate, ECHA
  4. How IKEA is managing Scip reporting and phasing out substances of concern

    • The IKEA chemical strategy
    • How IKEA manages Scip reporting
    • Key lesssons and challenges
    • How IKEA substitutes substances of concern
    Therese Lilliebladh Therese Lilliebladh
    Product Requirement Manager, Chemicals, IKEA of Sweden, IKEA Range & Supply
  5. Overcoming challenges to substance information exchange in the healthcare sector

    • Challenges: complex products, supply chains of up to 9 tiers and very long product-life-cycles
    • How Siemens Healthineers have tackled Scip requirements
    • Providing substance data to the Scip database on an ongoing basis
    Mario Waegemann Mario Waegemann
    Head of Product Environmental Protection & Compliance, Siemens Healthineers
  6. Experiences of using Echa tools to carry out Scip reporting: Issues and challenges

    • Scip reporting
      • approach and structure
      • database inputs
    • Issues and challenges
    Donald Ballard Donald Ballard
    Senior Manager Product Environmental Compliance, Coherent
  7. Q&A

  8. Session 2: Implementation and enforcement issues
  9. How will the EU market surveillance Regulation increase the level of enforcement of the Scip database and other regulations such as RoHS, REACH, POPs?

    Aidan Turnbull Aidan Turnbull
    Director, BOMcheck, UK
  10.  

    Panel moderator

    Erwin Annys Erwin Annys
    Head of Unit Support and Enforcement, ECHA, Finland
  11. Implementation and enforcement panel

    • Where has Scip been transposed into national legislation?
    • Which are the responsible agencies/authorities?
    • What are the initial plans for compliance checks for Scip notification duties?

    Panellists:

    Representative of the Unit Waste Management and Secondary Raw Materials, DG Environment, European Commission

    Hannela Artus Hannela Artus
    Senior Officer, Environmental Technology Department, Ministry of the Environment, Estonia
    Romano Ruggeri Romano Ruggeri
    Project Leader IMPEL “Waste Management & Circular Economy”, EU network for the implementation and enforcement of environmental law (IMPEL)
  12. Break, networking and sponsor workshop from Sphera

    How companies using BOMcheck have made 4 m submissions to the Scip database

    Live demonstration (20 minutes)
    Questions and answers (20 minutes)

  13. Session 3: Scip database dissemination for a safer circular economy
  14. The first version of the dissemination portal

    • How is Echa communicating product information to consumers and is the availability of data beginning to drive consumer behaviour?
    • How is Echa communicating data to the waste sector and is this being accessed?
    • How can the data be used by authorities, for example for regulatory follow-up?
    • Looking towards a version two
    Telmo Vieira Prazeres Telmo Vieira Prazeres
    Scientific Officer, ECHA
  15. The role of the Scip database in the circular economy

    Speaker from the Unit Waste Management and Secondary Raw Materials, DG Environment, European Commission

  16. Waste operators: First experiences with, and expectations, of the Scip dissemination of data – a sectoral overview and a business case for recycling plastics

    • Are waste operators finding it easy to access and use Scip data?
    • Is the database likely to change the ways businesses operate or the business model of those in the waste sector?
    • Are there signs that waste operators are adapting their operations to increase recycling rates for article categories which contain lower amounts of chemicals of concern?

    Claudia Mensi, Technical Manager, European Waste Management Association (FEAD), Belgium, and A2A Ambiente S.p.A., Italy

  17. Waste operators: First experiences with and expectations of the Scip dissemination of data – a company case study

    • Are waste operators finding it easy to access and use Scip data?
    • Is the database likely to change the ways businesses operate or the business model of those in the waste sector?
    • Are there signs that waste operators are adapting their operations to increase recycling rates for article categories which contain lower amounts of chemicals of concern?
    André Mandel André Mandel
    Head of Corporate Communications, Scholz Recycling GmbH
  18. NGOs: First experiences with and expectations of the Scip dissemination of data

    • How are NGOs using the product information in the Scip database?
    • Is public access to the database product information likely to change consumer behaviour?
    • What actions are NGOs taking against companies that are not complying with their Scip reporting obligations? One example is in Germany where NGOs have already brought legal actions for non-compliance with REACH Article 33 communication obligations
    Elise Vitali Elise Vitali
    Policy officer on chemicals, European Environmental Bureau, Belgium
  19. AskREACH and the Scan4Chem app: Interlink to the Scip database – how would consumers benefits

    • Introduction to the AskREACH project – database and Scan4Chem app
    • Parallel paths with Scip – similarities and differences
    • Future plan: Scan4Chem access to Scip – challenges ahead
    • Benefits of using AskREACH: company marketing opportunity – influencing consumer behaviour
    Ioannis Dosis Ioannis Dosis
    Scientific Expert, UBA
  20. Q&A

  21. Panel: Is the Scip database on the way to achieving its goals?

    • In what ways is the availability of this data likely to make a difference to the waste sector and change consumer behaviour?
    • How are waste operators, NGOs and consumers likely to use this new data?

    Panellists:

    • Claudia Mensi, Technical Manager, European Federation of Waste Management and Environmental Services, Belgium, and A2A Ambiente Sp.A, Italy
    • Mikael Larsson, Researcher, Division Materials and Production, RISE Research Institutes, Sweden
    Elise Vitali Elise Vitali
    Policy officer on chemicals, European Environmental Bureau, Belgium
    Ioannis Dosis Ioannis Dosis
    Scientific Expert, UBA
    Mikael Larsson Mikael Larsson
    Researcher, Division Materials and Production, RISE
  22. Wrap up

  23. Networking/virtual cocktails