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  2. 'Ask the expert' in our virtual networking area
  3. 'Ask the expert' forum: Scip database with Echa representatives

    Join representatives from Echa in the Chemical Watch networking area to have your questions answered in a live forum on the topic of the Scip database and how you can best prepare to submit notifications.  Seats are limited, and this is a 'drop in' session between 9.00am and 10.00am.

  4. Session three: Circularity and sustainability
  5. Welcome

    Conference Chair:

    Leigh Stringer Leigh Stringer
    Managing Editor, Chemical Watch, UK
  6. Getting to a circular product lifecycle process

    Michael Kirschner Michael Kirschner
    President, Design Chain Associates, LLC, United States
  7. Electronic product recycling in Canada

    Aury Hathout Aury Hathout
    Certified Environmental Auditor, Enviropass Expertise, Canada
  8. Updates on Chemical Sustainability Standards for the EU

    Raj Takhar Raj Takhar
    Senior Subject Matter Expert - Materials Management and Chemical Reporting (Europe), Assent
  9. Q&A

  10. Virtual Networking Break

    Meet and network with your fellow delegates and the speakers in our virtual meeting room. We’re excited to bring you our new networking area; a place to grab a virtual coffee with others – just like you would at a live event.  ​

  11. 'Ask the expert' in our virtual networking area
  12. 'Ask the expert' forum: Tools for the electronics industry

    Join Miljan Minic, Regulatory Analyst to find out more about Chemical Watch tools for the electronics industry, and have your questions answered.

    Miljan Minic Miljan Minic
    Regulatory and Compliance Analyst, Chemical Watch
  13. Designing for a Circular Economy

    Jason Ord Jason Ord
    Environmental Stewardship Manager, HP
  14. Green Chemistry: Inventing the Circular Economy

    John Warner John Warner
    Distinguished Research Fellow, Zymergen Corporation
  15. Tracking and reducing the use of toxic and hazardous process chemicals in the IT manufacturing process

    Pamela Brody-Heine Pamela Brody-Heine
    Director - Clean Electronics Production Network, Green America Center for Sustainability Solutions
  16. EPR for waste electrical and electronic equipment in LatAm: What are companies doing to comply?

    Melissa Owen Melissa Owen
    Founder, Ambientelegal
  17. Q&A

  18. Break and sponsor workshops

    14:30 Sponsor Workshop from Sphera

    Managing compliance to the rapidly changing regulations for recycling of e-waste, packaging and batteries in the US and Canada

    • The regulations are different in each state and province/territory
    • Fines for non-compliance can be up to CAD $500,000 in Canada and up to USD $170,000 in the US
    Howard Stimpson Howard Stimpson
    Operations Director, EC4P
    James Pearson James Pearson
    Product Director, EC4P
  19. Session four: Substance-specific issues
  20. PFAS Panel discussion


    Juliane Glüge Juliane Glüge
    Senior postdoctoral researcher (Oberassistent), ETH Zürich, Switzerland
    Matthew Chalkley Matthew Chalkley
    Senior Environmental Consultant and Supply Chain Leader, IPC
  21. Flame Retardants and Electronics

    The chemistries of flame retardants, alternatives and the latest regulatory updates in the US and Canada. 

    Joel Tenney Joel Tenney
    ICL Group
    Ben Gann Ben Gann
    Director, Chemicals Products and Technology, American Chemistry Council
  22. Q&A

  23. Concluding thoughts

  24. Close of conference

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