Programme

Timings are in CEST (Brussels)

  1.  

    Moderator

    Leigh Stringer Leigh Stringer
    Global Business Editor, Chemical Watch, UK
  2. Registration

  3. Welcome

  4. Keynote Session: Europe Regulatory Trends in 2022

    Cristina de Avila Cristina de Avila
    Head of Unit, Sustainable Chemicals, Directorate-General for Environment, European Commission
    Peter Van Der Zandt Peter Van Der Zandt
    Director Risk Management, European Chemicals Agency
  5. Q&A

  6. Refreshments

  7. The EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability Panel – A three-year Review

    Hugo Waeterschoot Hugo Waeterschoot
    Chemicals Management Advisor, Eurometaux, Belgium
    Martin Klatt Martin Klatt
    Executive Specialist Regulatory Affairs, Head of Product Stewardship Dispersions and Resins, BASF SE, E-EDE/QP, Germany
    Otto Linher Otto Linher
    Senior Expert, REACH Unit, DG Grow, European Commission
  8. Q&A

  9. Lunch Break

  10. The REACH revision June 2022

    Jean-Philippe Montfort Jean-Philippe Montfort
    Partner, Mayer Brown Europe-Brussels LLP, Belgium
  11. REACH Restrictions Update

    Claudio Mereu Claudio Mereu
    Joint Managing Partner, Head of EU Regulatory, Competition & Trade, Fieldfisher LLP, Belgium
  12. New Hazard Classes for CLP

    Ruxandra Cana Ruxandra Cana
    Partner, Steptoe and Johnson
  13. Q&A

  14. Refreshments

  15. Biocidal Products Regulation Review

    Hannah Widemann Hannah Widemann
    Senior Associate - Chemical and Life Sciences, Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  16. Looking Ahead to RoHS 3 - what might feature in the Commission's proposals?

    With the Restriction of Hazardous Substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS) Directive recast in force now for nearly ten years, the European Commission has begun the process of preparing proposals for a third iteration of this pioneering legislation. 

    Current information suggests that these will be published in the second quarter of 2023.  What can we expect, what are the timelines and how might this impact on the electronics sector in future both within the EU and globally?

    Steven Andrews Steven Andrews
    Subject Matter Expert, Environmental Stewardship and Policy, Assent
  17. EU Cosmetics Regulatory Updates

    Hans Ingels - live stream presentation Hans Ingels - live stream presentation
    Head of Unit Bio-economy, Chemicals and Cosmetics DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, European Commission
  18. Q&A

  19. Close of Day One

    Join us for a networking drinks reception!

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