Programme

Please note all timings are in ET (Washington, D.C. local time)

  1. Day two welcome

    Nhat Nguyen Nhat Nguyen
    Chief Analyst, Enhesa Product
  2. Session 5: Europe
  3. EU CLP revision

    • The recent amendments to the CLP regulation and discrepancies with GHS
    •  
      The ongoing revision to the CLP regulation
    • The ongoing amendments to REACH
       
    Claudio Mereu Claudio Mereu
    Partner, EU Regulatory, Fieldfisher LLP, Belgium
  4. Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability Update

    Ruxandra Cana Ruxandra Cana
    Partner, Steptoe LLP
  5. US perspective on how EU developments may affect US-based business

    Polina Levit Polina Levit
    Director, Global Affairs, American Chemistry Council
  6. Q&A

  7. Refreshments

  8. Session 6: Asia
  9. An overview of recent China regulatory developments and updates

    • Updates on new chemical substance regulation;
    • Updates on hazardous chemical management; and
    • Practical experience sharing.
    Lucy Wang Lucy Wang
    Senior Regulatory Consultant, CIRS US
  10. Updates from Japan

    • Changes in chemical restrictions
    • Chemical management in Japan
    • GHS related updates
    Sok-Han Ng Sok-Han Ng
    Senior Regulatory and Compliance Analyst, Enhesa Product
  11. Updates from Taiwan

    • Chemical registration and risk assessment guidance for new and existing chemical substances
    • Regulatory updates for toxic and concerned chemical substances, safety data sheet, and labeling
    • Extended producer responsibility for packaging
    Chia-Chen (Evelyn) Chuang Chia-Chen (Evelyn) Chuang
    Expert Team Lead, Enhesa
  12. Q&A

  13. Lunch

  14. Updates from South Korea

    • K-REACH Progress
    • Transported Isolated Intermediates (TII) Registration
    • Existing Chemical Substance’s 100-1,000T Registration Deadline
    • Authorization
    Junho Lee Junho Lee
    Director, CIRS Group Korea, South Korea
  15. ASEAN and rest of Asia including Vietnam, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    • Thailand’s chemical regulation & new List 5.6 declaration 
    • Vietnam’s Law on Chemicals, the new Decree No. 82/2022/ND CP and the new Circular 17/2022/TT BCT 
    • Malaysia’s CLASS Regulation and the new draft 
    • Updates on chemical regulations of Singapore, Philippines, and Indonesia 
    Piyatida (Tung) Pukclai Piyatida (Tung) Pukclai
    Asia-Pacific Business Development & Regulatory Policy Lead, knoell, Thailand
  16. Updates from India

    • Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Mandatory Standards and compliance requirement for chemicals.
    • Upcoming Indian Chemicals Management and Safety Rules (ICMSR aka Indian REACH) – notification and registration obligations.
    • Recommendations from the Asian Chemicals Forum (ACF) 2023 for the Indian Chemical Regulatory Management System.  
    Shisher Kumra Shisher Kumra
    Executive Director, GPC Group
  17. Q&A

  18. Refreshments

  19. Session 7: Elsewhere in the world
  20. Updates from the Middle East

    • Overview of regulatory process; 
    • GHS in the Middle East; 
    • Egypt; 
    • Saudi Arabia; 
    • Pakistan; 
    • Key Legislation outside the region (Burundi, Kenya, and Rwanda) 
    Michael S. Wenk Michael S. Wenk
    Senior Manager – Product Risk and Registration, Global Product Risk, Vanderbilt Global Services, LLC
  21. Australia and New Zealand

    Fourat Muziel Fourat Muziel
    Regulatory & Compliance Analyst, Enhesa Product
  22. Q&A

  23. Close of conference

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