Agenda

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  1. Registration and coffee

  2. Welcome and introduction

    Moderator

    Nidia Mariana Calvo Mendez Nidia Mariana Calvo Mendez
    Americas Managing Analyst, Enhesa Product
  3. SESSION 1: PFAS AND ELECTRONICS
  4. Updates from the Global Electronics Council

    • Learn about the various demands for addressing PFAS in electronic products from the prospective of procurement
    • Hear about the latest update on new PFAS related criteria within the EPEAT ecolabel
    • Explore the opportunities and challenges for manufacturers to meet demand drivers for PFAS requirements
    Rachel Simon Rachel Simon
    Senior Manager, Technology Assessment and Resource Development, Global Electronics Council
  5. Where TSCA and Electronics Manufacturing Intersect. The Essential Voice of Industry.

    • Status of risk evaluation and risk management rules for high priority chemicals relevant to electronics manufacturers;
    • Roles for electronics manufacturers in elevating information to EPA decision makers and risk assessors.
    Kelly Scanlon Kelly Scanlon
    Lead Sustainability Strategist, IPC International
  6. Resources and Approaches for Identifying & Adopting PFAS Alternatives in Electronics

    • This presentation will provide an up-to-date overview on the rapidly evolving landscape of tools and approaches that can be used to address PFAS alternatives in electronics. 
    • Examples and case studies will be provided in the context of regulatory actions in the US and the EU 
    Catherine Rudisill Catherine Rudisill
    Founder & Principal, Safer Chemistry Advisory LLC
  7. Q&A

  8. Break

  9. SESSION 2: INDUSTRY RESPONSE TO PFAS REGULATIONS
  10. Industry case study: Safer Chemistry IMPACT FUND

    VIRTUAL PRESENTATION

    Bill Walsh Bill Walsh
    Director, Safer Chemistry IMPACT FUND
  11. Industry case study: PFAS alternatives

  12. Q&A

  13. Lunch

  14. SESSION 3: STATE LEVEL UPDATES
  15. California – update Prop 65 use of short-form warning

    VIRTUAL PRESENTATION

    Corey Friedman Corey Friedman
    Senior Attorney, California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
  16. Maine and Minnesota PFAS regulations

    Martha E. Marrapese Martha E. Marrapese
    Partner, Wiley Rein LLP, USA
  17. Other state level updates

    Melanie Rybar Melanie Rybar
    Regulatory and Compliance Analyst, Enhesa Product, USA
  18. Q&A

  19. Break

  20. SESSION 4: REGULATORY HOT TOPICS
  21. Brazil RoHS

    VIRTUAL PRESENTATION

    • Outlook for the development of RoHS legislation in Brazil 
    • Current Actions and Deliveries 
    • Government Actions on RoHS Substances and Brazil EEE stakeholders
    Thaianne Resende Henriques Fabio Thaianne Resende Henriques Fabio
    Director, Department of Environmental Quality - DQA, Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, Brazil
  22. Updates from Europe

    • Learn what is happening in the European Union 
    • Including updates on the RoHS Directive, the REACH Regulation, the Batteries Regulation & the Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation (ESPR)
    • Forward Look 
    Steven Andrews Steven Andrews
    Regulatory & Sustainability Expert - Product Sustainability, Assent
  23. Industry perspective: Compliance strategies for electrical and electronics sector on Upcoming Restrictions and Regulations on Polymers and Polymer Additives

    • Why polymers and polymer additives are being targeted for regulation
    • How they could be regulated
    • Actions to take to minimize the impact on your products and company
    Michael Kirschner Michael Kirschner
    President, Design Chain Associates, LLC, United States
  24. Q&A

  25. Networking drinks reception

    Join us for relaxed networking, drinks and appetisers with our speakers and attendees. 

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