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    Moderator: Leigh Stringer, Global Business Editor, Chemical Watch

  3. Welcome and introduction

    Leigh Stringer Leigh Stringer
    Managing Editor, Europe, Chemical Watch News & Insight - by Enhesa
  4. Keynote Address: The European Commission's Green Deal - a regulator’s perspective

    Carlo Pettinelli Carlo Pettinelli
    Director, DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, EU Commission, Belgium
  5. Keynote Address: The European Commission's Green Deal - an industry perspective

    Marco Mensink Marco Mensink
    Director General, Cefic - The European Chemical Industry Council, Belgium
  6. Q&A for keynote speakers

  7. Session 1: Developing sustainable chemicals management strategies
  8. Clariant’s progressive chemicals management strategy for safer and more sustainable solutions

  9. Why the most progressive businesses today will be the most successful tomorrow

    Anne-Sofie Bäckar Anne-Sofie Bäckar
    Executive Director, ChemSec
  10. Q&A with panel discussion

    What are the best ways of measuring chemical companies'  progress on the road to sustainable chemicals management?

  11. Networking and break

  12. Session 2: Sourcing materials: The bedrock of your sustainable chemicals management strategy
  13. Circular economy: Ensuring resource efficiency by keeping substances in circulation - features insights from a Danish project

    Marianne Lyngsaae Marianne Lyngsaae
    Quality System Manager, Brenntag Nordic, Denmark
  14. Alternatives assessment in practice: trivalent chromium coated steel (TCCT) - the regulatory context as support?

    Hans Dommershuijzen Hans Dommershuijzen
    Manager Regulatory Affairs, Packaging, Tata Steel Europe, The Netherlands
  15. The changing role of procurement in ensuring a sustainable value chain

    Markus Mirgeler Markus Mirgeler
    Head of Procurement Services (CPO), Clariant International Ltd, Switzerland
  16. Q&A with panel discussion

  17. Networking and break

  18. Veeva sponsor workshop: End-to-End Regulatory Transparency - Compliance monitoring with a single source of truth

    Transparency is key to meet the increasing demands of sustainability. Join our workshop and learn how you can easily monitor the status of raw materials, manufacturing details and regulatory compliance of your products.

    Shawn Steuer Shawn Steuer
    Director Strategy Regulatory, Veeva
  19. Session 3: Manufacturing and production
  20. Human rights: due diligence, protection for the most vulnerable

    Baskut Tuncak Baskut Tuncak
    Director, Toxics Use Reduction Institute, TURI
  21. Member state perspective: are your production/manufacturing practices up to scratch?

    • Overview of how enforcement works at national and EU level
    • Consequences, penalties and business impacts for non-compliance and late compliance in the supply chain
    • Enforcement of exposure scenarios and (extended) safety data sheets – results and findings of REACH-En-FORCE projects
    Andrea Mayer-Figge Andrea Mayer-Figge
    Head of Department Laboratory Services and Procedures, Institute for Work Design of North Rhine-Westphalia (
  22. Ensuring best practice and latest knowledge reach suppliers' factory floors

    Oscar Benjamin Oscar Benjamin
    Sustainable Chemicals Specialist, Kingfisher, UK
  23. Lessons from ZDHC

    Frank Michel Frank Michel
    Executive Director, ZDHC Foundation, Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals, The Netherlands
  24. Q&A with final panel discussion

  25. Close of Day One

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