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  1. Welcome and introduction by the moderator

    Andrew Turley Andrew Turley
    Science Editor, Chemical Watch News & Insight - by Enhesa
  2. Session 1: PFAS – regulatory updates from Europe
  3. Universal PFAS restriction: details of the proposal

    • Concern 
    • Scope 
    • Derogations 
    Carl Dannenberg Carl Dannenberg
    Scientific Officer, Federal Office for Chemicals, BAuA, Germany
  4. Updates on current processes for PFAS restriction proposals under REACH

    • Existing regulatory action on PFASs 
    • Update on the PFASs in firefighting foams dossier 
    • Universal PFASs 
    Bastian Zeiger Bastian Zeiger
    Regulatory Officer, European Chemicals Agency, Finland
  5. PFASs in France: an overview of population exposure and ongoing policy responses

    • French population exposure to PFASs 
    • Political responses at national and local level 
    • Demands for improvement of the problematic health and environmental situation 
    Francois Veillerette Francois Veillerette
    Spokesperson & Co-founder, Générations Futures
  6. Q&A and panel discussion

  7. Refreshment break and Chemical Watch platform demonstration

  8. Session 2: Adapting to the changing regulatory landscape
  9. Industry panel discuss first responses to the general PFAS restriction proposal under REACH

    Jörg Mayer Jörg Mayer
    Managing Director, German Industry Association SPECTARIS for Optics, Photonics, Analytical and Medical Technologies
    Stefanie Facklam Stefanie Facklam
    Expert Material Conformity, Co-Leader Europump PFAS Working Group, WILO SE/Europump
    Triin Kaup Triin Kaup
    Senior Policy Officer, The European Apparel and Textile Confederation (EURATEX)
    Marton Antal Marton Antal
    Junior Policy Officer, Hydrogen Europe
  10. Legal perspective: How companies should approach the latest PFAS developments and related operational risks

    • Context and consequences of the proposed PFAS restriction
    • Legal standard and concerns
    • What can companies do?
    Eléonore Mullier Eléonore Mullier
    Partner, Steptoe LLP, Belgium
  11. The universal PFAS restriction: PFAS movement company responses and how companies can transition away from PFASs

    • Overview of the PFAS restriction proposal and responses from PFAS movement companies 
    • What impact will it have on different industry sectors? 
    • What support is available for companies seeking to address the PFAS issue? 
    Jonatan Kleimark Jonatan Kleimark
    Senior Chemicals and Business Adviser, ChemSec
  12. Experiences with transitioning from PFAS in the textile sector, from an outdoor brand perspective

    • Project setup for a task beyond business as usual, internal planning and challenges 
    • Understanding our own supply chain, the need for transparency, impact analysis 
    • Change of mindset: importance of honest communication with retailers and end customers 
    Christoph Centmayer Christoph Centmayer
    Sustainability Manager, Bergans Fritid AS
    Judith Winterl Judith Winterl
    Fabric & Lab Manager, Bergans Fritid AS
  13. Q&A and panel discussion

  14. Lunch

  15. 13:20–13:50 Scivera workshop: The importance of supply chain engagement to trace PFASs

    • Best practices  
    • Learn from successes and failures 
    Jillian Stacy Jillian Stacy
    Business Manager for Sustainable Chemistry, Enhesa
  16. Session 3: PFAS – regulatory updates from North America
  17. Update on EPA’s PFAS strategic roadmap

    • Overview of EPA’s PFAS roadmap 
    • EPA PFAS actions since October 2021 
    • Upcoming multi-media EPA actions expected in 2023 
    Matt Klasen Matt Klasen
    PFAS Council Manager, EPA
  18. Overview of recent PFAS related activities under TSCA

    • Efforts under TSCA/chemical regulation   
    • The 8(a)(7) rule 
    • Inactive Snur 
    • Testing strategy 
    • Work related to pesticides/container issues 
    Jeffrey L Dawson Jeffrey L Dawson
    Senior Science Adviser, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP), US EPA
  19. The chemicals user’s perspective

    • Chemical uses in products and articles 
    • Reporting rules 


    Lawrence E. Culleen Lawrence E. Culleen
    Partner, Arnold & Porter
  20. Q&A and panel discussion

  21. Refreshment break

  22. US litigation trends

    • EPA’s safe drinking water act proposal: impact on litigation 
    • Rise of state level class action lawsuits: environmental pollution and medical monitoring claims 
    • Consumer fraud/greenwashing lawsuits pertaining to PFAS in products 
    John Gardella John Gardella
    Co-Owner / Attorney, CMBG3 Law, USA
  23. Further state activity on PFAS, including southern states

    • The latest on state activity on PFAS in packaging and product 
    Kathryn C Skaggs Kathryn C Skaggs
    Partner, Keller and Heckman LLP
  24. Business resiliency: identifying, prioritising and mitigating business risks associated with PFASs

    • The PFAS context and what it means to industry and your company’s business 
    • Strategic approach to proactively identify, assess and mitigate PFASs in your products and supply chain: a critical component to manage business risk and resiliency 
    John Hazard John Hazard
    Senior Partner, Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
    Kate Sellers Kate Sellers
    Technical Fellow, ERM, US
  25. Q&A

  26. End of conference