Please note, timings are in EDT (Eastern Daylight Time, Washington DC) UTC-4

  1. Breakfast networking session

  2. Welcome and introduction

    Conference moderator:

    Ginger Hervey Ginger Hervey
    Global & Emerging Markets Reporter, Chemical Watch
  3. Session one: Overarching trends in regulatory policies
  4. Setting the scene: An overview of regulatory trends in Latin America

    Madeleine Boyer Madeleine Boyer
    Principal, Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., US
  5. The influence of trade blocs on chemicals regulation and compliance

    Michael Wenk Michael Wenk
    President and Director, m4 Global Consulting LLC
  6. An overview of GHS in Latin America: Implementation and adoption

    Cristina Garcia Cristina Garcia
    Senior Regulatory and Compliance Analyst, Chemical Watch, Portugal
  7. Q&A

  8. Break

  9. Session two: Regulatory developments in Brazil and Argentina
  10. Regulatory updates from Argentina: Developments at national and regional levels

    Agustín Harte Agustín Harte
    Technical Advisor, Chemicals National Directorate of the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Argentina
  11. Industry perspective on developments in Argentina

  12. Industry perspective of upcoming chemicals regulations in Brazil

    Yhebert Gouveia Afonso Yhebert Gouveia Afonso
    Legal, Ethics & Compliance Manager, Brazilian Chemical Industry Association, Brazil
  13. Environmental, social and corporate governance impacts on the Chemical Industry

    Luiz Gustavo Bezerra Luiz Gustavo Bezerra
    Head of Brazilian Environmental Practice, Tauil & Chequer | Mayer Brown, Brazil
  14. Q&A

  15. Break and sponsor workshops

  16. Session three: Chile, Costa Rica, and Colombia
  17. Colombia and Chile's framework for chemical inventory laws

    Melissa Owen Melissa Owen
    Founder, ambientelegal
  18. Chemical regulations in Costa Rica

    Cristina Caro Tovar Cristina Caro Tovar
    Regulatory Attorney - Latin America, Independent Consultant, US
  19. Q&A

  20. End of day one

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