This year’s Chemicals Management for Electronics Europe virtual conference, which took place on 7-8 July 2020, provided over 50 delegates with the latest information and advice on chemical restrictions in electrical and electronic equipment in Europe, the US, Latin America, Asia, Eurasia and the Middle East. 

Through a mix of expert-led presentations, discussion panels and Q&A sessions, the conference welcomed experts from IKEA, Schneider Electric, Steptoe and Johnson, Assent Compliance, Design Chain Associates and IPC to discuss the following topics: 

  • circular economy initiatives
  • industry perspectives on ecodesign 
  • product sustainability
  • the Scip database
  • updates on RoHS and REACH
  • Proposition 65
  • article analysis of electronic components

View the 2020 programme


Steven Andrews
Subject Matter Expert, Environmental Stewardship and Policy, Assent Compliance, UK

Therese Lilliebladh
Product Requirement Manager, Chemicals, IKEA, Sweden

Aidan Turnbull
Director, BOMcheck, UK

Ruxandra Cana
Partner, Steptoe and Johnson

Kelly Scanlon
Director, Environment, Health and Safety Policy and Research, IPC, US

Raphaëlle Hennekinne
Senior Environmental Policy Manager, DIGITALEUROPE

Raj Takhar
Subject Matter Expert - Materials Management and Chemical Reporting (Europe), Assent Compliance

Binayak Kanungo
Sales Engineer, Assent Compliance

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Related news coverage

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“Very educational, a great use of time, and fun.”

“Wide range of speakers with different backgrounds and experience, plus lots of updates on latest regulatory developments.” – Steven Andrews, SME, Assent Compliance

“The event provided a good overview of the current developments.”

“It was helpful to avoid travel, especially during this [pandemic]. The system that was used was also great.“

“I would recommend the conference.”

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