Programme

  1. Session 1: Developments in Asia continued
  2. Updates on Indonesia, Laos, Cambodia and Singapore

    • Overview on Chemical Control Legislation in Indonesia, Laos, Cambodia and Singapore
    • Recent updates
    • Challenges
    Piyatida (Tung) Pukclai Piyatida (Tung) Pukclai
    Asia-Pacific Business Development & Regulatory Policy Director, knoell, Thailand
  3. Regulatory updates from Vietnam

    Nhat Nguyen Nhat Nguyen
    Chief Analyst, Chemical Watch, United States
  4. Regulatory updates from India

    Vivek Veerbhan Vivek Veerbhan
    Head-Regulatory Affairs & Government Relations, Lonza India Pvt.Ltd, India
  5. Updates from Australia and New Zealand: The new Australian Industrial Chemical Introduction Scheme and NZ Hazardous Substance changes

    • An overview of the new scheme -  Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme (AICIS). Are you ready?
    • NZ EPA are proposing to update the current HSNO classification system to a more recent version of the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling (GHS)
    Nick Zovko Nick Zovko
    Regulatory Policy Manager, Chemistry Australia
  6. Q&A

  7. Refreshments

  8. Session 2: Global developments
  9. REACH update: Current issues

    • EU Action plan to ensure compliance
    • Enforcement focus
    • Next steps: what do we expect from now on?
    Mercedes Vinas Mercedes Vinas
    Head of Unit C1 – Dossier Submission and PIC, ECHA
  10. A UK lawyer's perspective on Brexit and UK chemicals regulation: Is the UK prepared? A video presentation

    Simon Tilling Simon Tilling
    Partner, Burges Salmon LLP, UK
  11. Status of REACH risk management programmes (authorisation and restrictions)

    Hugo Waeterschoot Hugo Waeterschoot
    REACH Advisor, Eurometaux, Belgium
  12. Q&A

  13. Lunch

  14. Regulatory Landscape in The Americas

    • The Canada CMP
    • US TSCA
    • Latin America
    Dan Bastien Dan Bastien
    Associate Director, Chemical Group, Intertek, Canada
  15. Updates from the Middle East - a video presentation

    Michael Wenk Michael Wenk
    Senior Regulatory Consultant, ACTA
  16. Eurasia-REACH

    • Where are we now with the development of  2nd tier legislative acts and authorities
    • Importance of Inventory Notification
    • Registration process of existing chemicals and New substances notification
    • Updated SDS requirements
    • Open questions and hurdles for foreign companies
    Jouni Honkavaara Jouni Honkavaara
    Partner, CEO, REACHLaw, Finland
  17. Q&A

  18. Refreshments

  19. Update on activities at APEC

    Cissie Yeung Cissie Yeung
    Product Regulatory Manager APME - Downsteam, Shell Eastern Petroleum, Singapore
  20. Reflections on global data sharing

    Willi Muenninghoff Willi Muenninghoff
    Director, ReachCentrum Asia Ltd.
  21. Q&A

  22. Close of summit