Programme

  1. Registration

  2. Keynote  Keynote address

  3. Session 1: TSCA
  4. TSCA at 3: A panel session

    • Status of Section 5 new chemical review process: improvements, new interpretations; on-going challenges
    • Risk evaluations under TSCA Section 6: emerging issues, recurrent themes, and on-going challenges
    • OCSPP’s improved organizational capacity, enhanced transparency, and on-going institutional challenges
    • TSCA Section 4: is there mandatory testing in our future?
    Lynn L. Bergeson Lynn L. Bergeson
    Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, United States
    Rose Passarella Rose Passarella
    Senior Manager, Regulatory, Chemicals, Intertek
    Bob Sussman Bob Sussman
    Counsel, Safer Chemicals Healthy Families, United States
    Shannon Gainey Shannon Gainey
    Senior Level Regulatory Expert and Formerly Director, EHS and Regulatory Compliance
  5. Q&A

  6. Refreshments

  7. Session 2: Emerging state regulatory trends
  8. The myth of preemption: State bans are alive and well

    Nhat Nguyen Nhat Nguyen
    Chief Analyst, Chemical Watch, United States
  9. Current State-level issues: A panel discussion including Q&A

    Rose Passarella Rose Passarella
    Senior Manager, Regulatory, Chemicals, Intertek
    Ken Zarker Ken Zarker
    Pollution Prevention & Regulatory Assistance Manager, Washington State Department of Ecology, ACS, United States
    Matthew Lenz Matthew Lenz
    Director, State Government Affairs, The Toy Association, United States
  10. Q&A

  11. Lunch

  12.  

    Please choose from one of two break-out sessions for the afternoon;

    Session 3 & 4: Other regulatory and non-regulatory developments in the USA and Canada

    or Session 5: CBI/Data sharing/Supply chain transparency

  13. Session 3: Other regulatory and non-regulatory developments
  14. OSHA Harmonisation

    • OSHA’s alignment with GHS through its Hazard Communication Standard
    • OSHA’s efforts in maintaining alignment with GHS
    • OSHA’s international efforts – this will include working with trade partners and at the UN subcommittee.
    Maureen Ruskin Maureen Ruskin
    Deputy Director Directorate of Standards and Guidance, US Occupational Safety and Health Administration Department of Labor, United States
  15. An update on issues in FDA’s Food Contact Substance (FCS) Program

    Allan Bailey Allan Bailey
    Director, Chemistry Review Brand, Division of Food Contact Substances, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, USA
  16. Emerging non traditional markets

    • Biostimulant regulation: state and federal challenges to both regulators and industry
    • Progress at EPA: Guidance
    • Congress and Farm Bill
    • USDA report to Congress
    • Next steps
  17. Q&A

  18. Refreshments

  19. Panel discussion: Ingredient transparency and transparency in the supply chain

    Amy Ziff Amy Ziff
    Founder & Executive Director, Made Safe, United States
    Eunice Heath
    Corporate Director of Sustainability, The Dow Chemical Company
  20. Session 4: Developments from Canada
  21. Updates from Canada and the Chemicals Management Plan

    Speaker from Environment and Climate Change Canada

  22. Canada's approach to promote transparency in chemicals management

    Dan Bastien Dan Bastien
    Associate Director, Intertek Health, Environmental & Regulatory Services
  23. Enforcement in the US and Canada

    Greg Sullivan Greg Sullivan
    Director, Waste and Chemical Enforcement Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    Hannah Rogers Hannah Rogers
    Executive Director, Environmental Enforcement Directorate, Enforcement Branch,, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canada
  24. Q&A

  25. Close of day one

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