Event overview

Day One of the Summit focuses on the business implications of REACH.  The day starts with a keynote presentation from Andrea Paetz of Bayer AG which considers the business value of REACH.  Following this, three sessions during the day will look at:

  • How REACH drives innovation - featuring industry case studies
  • Evaluation under REACH
  • Authorisation under REACH

Day Two will take a closer look at supply chain issues.  The morning session begins with a high level panel featuring regulators from the EU and USA, together with UNEP who will examine how regulation is ensuring the safe use of chemicals globally.  The next session highlights Product Stewardship on both sides of the Atlantic including best practice and supply chain issues.  The afternoon is devoted to industry supply chain case studies.

Day Three is focused on Green (Sustainable) Chemistry.  The day begins with a keynote presentation from Professor Rodney Townsend, The Royal Society of Chemistry - A look at the landscape for Green Chemistry. Followed by:

  • The EU and how reach is shaping green chemistry
  • Lastest developments in the US
  • Alternatives assessment, recent developments.

Optional workshops takes place at the same venue on 22 February, before the Summit begins.  Workshop 1: Update on Chemical Regulations in Asia and Workshop 2: Reach Updates for the Supply Chain.