Agenda

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  1. Registration and coffee

  2. Welcome and introduction

    Kelly Franklin Kelly Franklin
    North America Managing Editor, Chemical Watch News & Insight - by Enhesa, USA
  3. Session 1: TSCA section 6 developments
  4. Section 6 overview

    Anna Lowit Anna Lowit
    OPPT’s Senior Science Advisor, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Representative
  5. Industry perspectives on section 6, focusing on risk evaluations and ECELs

    Karyn Schmidt Karyn Schmidt
    Senior Director, Regulatory & Technical Affairs, American Chemistry Council (ACC), USA
  6. NGO viewpoint including risk management

    Jonathan Kalmuss-Katz Jonathan Kalmuss-Katz
    Supervising Staff Attorney, EarthJustice, USA
  7. Legal perspectives including scientific issues and key points in litigation

    Lynn L. Bergeson Lynn L. Bergeson
    Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, USA
  8. Refreshment break

  9. Extended Q&A

  10. SESSION 2: TSCA DEVELOPMENTS CONTINUED
  11. Overview of TSCA enforcement

    • overview of the TSCA enforcement program priorities and focus areas;
    • description of recent developments in TSCA enforcement and litigation; and
    • significant recent enforcement case resolutions
    Greg Sullivan Greg Sullivan
    Director, Waste and Chemical Enforcement Division, US EPA, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, USA
  12. Updates on TSCA Section 8 reporting rules

    • updates on existing rules;
    • updates on proposed rules; and
    • important dates
    John J. Kowalski John J. Kowalski
    Regulatory Affairs Lead, UL Solutions, USA
  13. TSCA new chemicals

    Robert F. Helminiak Robert F. Helminiak
    Vice President of Legal and Government Relations, Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA), USA
  14. Q&A session

  15. Lunch and networking

  16. Welcome back with the moderator

    Terry Hyland Terry Hyland
    Senior Editor, North America, Chemical Watch News & Insight - by Enhesa, USA
  17. Session 3: State regulatory trends
  18. US state regulatory trends for 2024 and beyond

    • highlights of the 2024 legislation year so far;
    • what trends are we seeing; and
    • what can we expect moving forward?
    Melanie Rybar Melanie Rybar
    Regulatory and Compliance Analyst, Enhesa Product Intelligence, USA
  19. Regulatory updates from California DTSC

    Representative from DTSC

  20. State vs. federal chemical regulation: compliment or conflict?

    • review of state regulatory action on specific substances;
    • contrast with federal efforts to regulate those same substances;
    • case studies with substances such as 1,4 Dioxane and 6PPD; and
    • lessons learned and path forward
    Judah Prero Judah Prero
    Counsel, Arnold & Porter, USA
  21. Q&A session

  22. Refreshment break

  23. Session 4: Other developments
  24. State-level PFAS legislation updates

    • most significant state-level PFAS legislation trends in 2024;
    • impact on companies of state-level legislation; and
    • looking ahead: state legislation ahead in 2025 (and beyond)
    John Gardella John Gardella
    Co-Owner / Attorney, CMBG3 Law, USA
  25. Comparing articles in TSCA/GHS/OSHA (when is an article not an article?)

    • review the definitions of article according to various regulations of TSCA, OSHA, GHS; and
    • explore some recent changes in scope for the definitions
    Rose Passarella Rose Passarella
    Director - Chemicals Group, Intertek Assuris, USA
  26. PVOH prohibition bill (NYC)

  27. Q&A session

  28. Networking drinks reception

  29. Close of day one

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