Programme

Timings are in CEST (Central European Summer Time - Brussels)

  1. Welcome and introduction

  2. Session 1: Scip notifications so far
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    Moderator

    Aidan Turnbull Aidan Turnbull
    Director, BOMcheck, UK
  4. First lessons learned by Echa after the deadline

    • First challenges and successes
    • Some early statistics
    • Tips for submitting a good quality dossier
    Rémi Lefèvre Rémi Lefèvre
    Head of Unit Risk Management II, European Chemicals Agency
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Q&A

  9. Break and networking

  10. Session 2: Implementation and enforcement issues
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    Moderator

    Erwin Annys Erwin Annys
    Head of Unit Support and Enforcement, ECHA, Finland
  12. 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?
    Enrique Garcia John Enrique Garcia John
    Policy Officer, European Commission / DG Environment / Waste Management and Secondary Materials Unit
    Hannela Artus Hannela Artus
    Senior Officer, Environmental Technology Department, Ministry of the Environment, Estonia
    Romano Ruggeri Romano Ruggeri
    Project Leader IMPEL “Waste Management and Circular Economy”, EU network for the implementation and enforcement of environmental law (IMPEL)
  13. 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
  14. Q&A

  15. Break, networking and sponsor workshop from Sphera

    Find out how BOMcheck member companies using our Fast Track process have submitted over 6 million dossiers to the Scip database from every country in Europe and across all industry sectors - that’s over 80% of all Scip dossier submissions across Europe. 
    Live demonstration (20 minutes)
    Questions and answers (20 minutes)

  16. Session 3: Scip database dissemination for a safer circular economy
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    Moderator

    Aidan Turnbull Aidan Turnbull
    Director, BOMcheck, UK
  18. Insights into the dissemination of Scip data

    • Scip database and the push for substitution
    • Information to be disseminated
    • Highlights of the main content and features of the first version of the dissemination of Scip data (which could turn into a short “demonstration” if it goes live before the conference date)
    • Foreseen incremental improvements of the Scip dissemination portal’s features
    Telmo Vieira Prazeres Telmo Vieira Prazeres
    Scientific Officer, ECHA
  19. The role of the Scip database in the circular economy

    • The circular economy action plan: non-toxic material cycles via enhanced traceability
    • Lessons following the “Interface” Communication – how to make the most of information in the supply chain
    • How Scip can help inform future policy-making – REACH, sustainable products initiative, waste policy
    Enrique Garcia John Enrique Garcia John
    Policy Officer, European Commission / DG Environment / Waste Management and Secondary Materials Unit
  20. 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 Claudia Mensi
    Technical Manager, European Waste Management Association (FEAD) and A2A Ambiente S.p.A.
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. Q&A

  25. 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?
    Enrique Garcia John Enrique Garcia John
    Policy Officer, European Commission / DG Environment / Waste Management and Secondary Materials Unit
    Claudia Mensi Claudia Mensi
    Technical Manager, European Waste Management Association (FEAD) and A2A Ambiente S.p.A.
    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
  26. Wrap up

  27. Chemical Watch Demo