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Welcome and Introduction
ModeratorSok-Han NgSenior Regulatory and Compliance Analyst, Chemical Watch
- Session 4: Global Regulatory Updates
China RoHS future development
Alice YauSection Manager, Electrical / Material Testing, TÜV Rheinland Hong Kong Ltd.
- China RoHS working group is studying and discussing to upgrade China RoHS during 2022; and
- Status of the discussion related to the restricted substances upgrade, test methods update and marking requirement update.
Saudia Arabia RoHS regulation
Peng Cheng PohProject Management Manager, SGS (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
- Introduction to SASO RoHS
- SASO RoHS
- SASO RoHS compliance and certification
- SASO RoHS VS EU RoHS
Chemical management policies and regulations in Latin America: trends and updates
Nidia Mariana Calvo MendezManaging Analyst the Americas, Chemical Watch
- Updates of chemical regulations impacting electronics in the Latin America Region (LAR): are articles/electronic products being impacted?; and
- Trends in the region following other countries: e-waste, circular economy, eco-design? What’s next?
- Session 5: E-waste and batteries
New European draft battery regulation
Jordi TurróDirector, Circular Compliance
- Overview of the new EU Battery Regulation and implementation timelines.
- Comparison to the current EU Battery Directive from 2006 (which will be replaced by the new Regulation); and
- New requirements related to labelling, maximum carbon footprint, minimum recycled content, performance and durability, electronic exchange of information (battery passport), collection rate targets and recycling efficiencies.
Circular economy - EU circular economy initiatives and electronics
Mats LinderHead of Consulting, Stena Recycling
- The untapped value of WEEE getting lost in the linear, take-make-disposed economy;
- How circular economy principles can unlock this value, reduce environmental impact, and address resource risk/scarcity; and
- What we need to do differently to ensure resources stay in the economy to add value in a safe way.
ModeratorKelly ScanlonDirector, Environmental Policy and Research, IPC, USA
- Session 6: Substance-specific issues and standards
Raising awareness: steps the electronics industry can take to prepare for emerging PFAS policies
Suhani Chitalia, Esq.Manager, Environmental Regulatory Affairs, IPC
- Insights into challenges associated with identifying PFAS uses in electronics manufacturing processes and products; and
- Steps the electronics industry is taking to prepare for upcoming regulatory actions and obligations
PFAS updates for the electronics sector in Europe
Jonatan KleimarkSenior Chemicals and Business Advisor, ChemSec
- How can companies initiate a phase-out of PFASs and what support is available?;
- Availability of alternatives to PFAS uses within the electronics sector; and
- The urgency and importance of action from companies on the PFAS issue.
Safer low volatile organic compounds (VOC's) solvents and safer flame retardants
Lauren Heine PH.D.Director of Science & Data Integrity, Cofounder, ChemFORWARD
- How can electronics manufacturers reduce VOCs in manufacturing while ensuring that they maintain and/or continue to improve the human health and environmental fate and toxicity profiles of the chemicals used in their products and processes?;
- How can manufacturers find chemical hazard and relevant performance information on solvent candidates for use in low VOC products?; and
- How can manufacturers get out ahead of regulations to select flame retardants that meet material compatibility requirements and that are inherently of low hazard?
Joined byKelly ScanlonDirector, Environmental Policy and Research, IPC, USAChris Bartlett, PH.D.Lead Toxicologist, ChemFORWARD
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