Chemicals Management for Electronics in Europe 2022 – Highlights
Chemical Watch’s virtual conference, Chemicals Management for Electronics in Europe 2022 (11–12 July), brought together a team of outstanding speakers to share the latest information and advice on chemicals management and restrictions in electronics. The event welcomed delegates from around the globe for two days of informative presentations, panel discussions and interactive Q&As.
Key topics included:
- the EU’s Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability;
- EU sustainable product policy;
- PFAS updates for the electronics sector;
- regulatory and EU RoHS (restriction of hazardous substances) updates; and
- eco-design principles towards safer electronic products.
This year’s conference welcomed 30 expert speakers; representatives from government organisations, trade associations, industry, service providers and NGOs, including:
Partner, Steptoe and Johnson
Joint Managing Partner, Head of EU Regulatory, Competition & Trade, Fieldfisher LLP, Belgium
Global Researcher, IPEN/Arnika
Chemicals Management Advisor, Eurometaux, Belgium
Programme manager, ECOS – Environmental Coalition on Standards
President & CEO, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, Netherlands
Program Manager - Global Restricted Substances (GRS), Intertek, United States
Certified Environmental Auditor, Enviropass Expertise, Canada
News articles from the conference
EU RoHS revision proposal delayed
The European Commission has delayed the publication of its proposal on the revision of the EU’s Directive on the restriction of hazardous substances (RoHS) in electrical and electronic equipment (EEE). The proposal was originally planned for publication by the end of the year but the process of reviewing the Directive has "required more time than initially foreseen", a Commission spokesperson told Chemical Watch. Read the full article here
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“Overall, the information was helpful and keeps me current.”
“The event was extremely useful for a beginner compliance engineer like me.”
“The agenda and content was well positioned to provide relevant information on topics of concern for electronics producers.”
“After attending I was able to sort out recent trends.”
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