Programme

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  1. Event welcome

    David Dillon David Dillon
    Senior Regulatory and Compliance Analyst, Chemical Watch
  2. Session one: Regulations in Eurasia and Africa
  3. Eurasia REACH

    • Efforts of the member states
    • News and updates
    • Outlook for 2022
    Olesia Pochapska Olesia Pochapska
    Global Accounts and BD Director, REACHLaw, Finland
  4. Technical regulation in the EAEU, TR EAEU 041/2017

    • Technical regulation, a twenty year journey in Russia and the EAEU;
    • Implementation of TR 041/2017, five years of experience, current status and future;
    • The requirements of technical regulation for international companies in registration of chemical products imports. Analysis of risks by options. What can be optimal?
    Ivan Ivanov Ivan Ivanov
    Operations Performance Group Lead, ERM Eurasia
    Andrey Kolesnichenko Andrey Kolesnichenko
    Senior Consultant, ERM Eurasia
    Grigory Konin Grigory Konin
    Product Stewardship Consultant & Technical Director, ERM Associate Consultant
  5. Q&A

  6. Break (1hr 10min)

  7. Sponsor workshop with REACHLaw: Turkey KKDIK

    • Turkey KKDIK recap
    • KKDIK Registrations overview
    • Case of KKDIK Co-Registering a substance - Process walkthrough
    • Summary 
    Frederik Johanson Frederik Johanson
    Partner, Sales, REACHLaw, Finland
    Sibel Kılıç Sibel Kılıç
    Regulatory Affairs Manager, REACHLaw Turkey
  8. A synopsis of Turkish chemicals regulations

    This presentation will cover the key Turkish chemicals regulations KKDIK, SEA and SDS and take a look at the EU‐Turkey Regulatory Approximation, KKDIK, transition and key provisions, forseeable challenges and choices for compliance.

    Tugce Gurleroglu Tugce Gurleroglu
    Deputy Director, REACH Global Services S.A, Turkey
  9. Regulatory Updates in Africa

    Activities & Outlook for 2022

    • Chemical management in Kenya
    • Updates on standards in East African Community (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda)  for chemical, cosmetic, wet wipes and other biocidal products 
    • Other updates in Egypt, Ghana, Sierra Leone
    Nhat Nguyen Nhat Nguyen
    Chief Analyst, Chemical Watch, United States
  10. Chemical Management Regulatory Framework in South Africa

    • Hazard communication (classification, packaging, labeling and SDS), and transport.
    Emel Kasim Emel Kasim
    Regulatory Research Analyst, MEA, Verisk 3E
  11. Q&A

  12. Break

  13. Session two: Chemical regulatory updates across the Middle East
  14. Regulatory updates in the Middle East, with particular emphasis on Saudi Arabia

    • Overview of the Middle Eastern chemical regulatory environment
    • Israel
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Pakistan
    Michael Wenk Michael Wenk
    President and Director, m4 Global Consulting LLC
  15. Regulatory updates in Israel

    • GHS implementation
    • Israel moves to post-market control of imported products
    • Other topics
    Shimshon Roth Shimshon Roth
    Regulatory and Compliance Analyst, Chemical Watch
  16. GHS implementation journey in the Gulf Cooperative Counsel (GCC)

    The GHS implementation journey in the Gulf Cooperative Counsel (GCC) started in 2017 at GPCA. Under the directions of the Responsible Care Committee, the Product Stewardship sub-committee have spearheaded the efforts and published the “GSO GHS Standard” to guide the local industry and government agencies to adopt GHS in the GCC.  

    • introduction to the key agencies involved, their roles and responsibilities;
    • GSO (Gulf Standardisation Organisation), responsible for forming the implementation team and manage the process. 
    Abdallah Abou-Haidar Abdallah Abou-Haidar
    Senior Specialist, Regulatory Affairs, Product Stewardship Department, SABIC, Saudia Arabia
  17. Q&A

  18. Conference wrap up

  19. Chemical Watch platform demonstration

  20. Close of conference