Programme

  1. Coffee and registration

  2. Welcome

    Chemical Watch

  3. Session one: North America: Regulations today and in the future
  4. The current regulatory landscape for food contact in the US

    • What’s happening now?
    • Major developments from individual states
    • What’s on the horizon?
    Deborah Attwood Deborah Attwood
    Associate, Steptoe
  5. Food contact in 2020: FDA perspective

    • Including the FDA’s food contact notification program
    Elizabeth Petro Elizabeth Petro
    Lead Consumer Safety Officer, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, USA
  6. The role of retailers in achieving food contact compliance

  7. Q&A

  8. Refreshments

  9. Food contact updates from Canada and the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA)

    Speaker from Intertek

  10. California Proposition 65 and the food contact industry

  11. State-level updates: Similarities and differences - a panel discussion

  12. Q&A

  13. Lunch

  14. Session two: Substance specific updates
  15. Non-intentionally added substances (NIAS)

    Ulrich Wietschorke Ulrich Wietschorke
    Owner, WTConsulting GmbH, Switzerland
  16. PFAS grease barriers in packaging - what will replace them?

  17. Q&A

  18. Refreshments

  19. Session three: Packaging and printing
  20. Clean packaging and product transparency

    Weldon Williams Weldon Williams
    Sr. Director, Quality Assurance, HAVI
  21. Printing inks for food packaging

  22. The future of packaging: a panel discussion

  23. Q&A

  24. End of day one / drinks reception

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