Program

Tuesday March 03rd, 2020

08:00-10:00
Session 1: Chemical Control Legislation in Latin America    
Chair
Rose Passarella, Intertek
20’
Intergovernmental Network on Chemicals and Waste for Latin America and the Caribbean
Alejandra Acosta, Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Argentina
20’
Brazil - Overview and current focus on chemical control legislation
Thais Araújo Cavendish, Ministry of Health of Brazil
20’
Chile - Overview on chemical management legislation
Cristián Brito, Ministry of Environment of Chile
20’
Colombia - Overview on chemical management legislation
20’
Mexico - Overview on chemical management legislation
20’
Argentina - Overview on chemical management legislation    
Alejandra Acosta, Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Argentina
10:00-10:30
Coffee break
10:30-12:00
Session 2: Chemical Control implementation in The Americas
Chair
Rose Passarella, Intertek
20’
The Latin America Regulatory Cooperation Forum – aims and achievements    
30’
GHS implementation in Latin America – Including an overview of chemical control legislation and trade aspects in Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama, Honduras, Venezuela, Uruguay, Peru and Paraguay    
Roland Bircher,
Sherwin-Williams
20’
GHS implementation in North America
Shannon Gainey, REACH24H
20’
New NAFTA (USMCA) and its implication on chemicals
Ed Brzytwa,
American Chemistry Council
12:00-12:45
Q&A on The Americas
Chair
All speakers from session 1 and 2
12:45-13:45
Lunch break
13:45–15:45
Session 3: Safe use of chemicals in the chemical universe
Chair
Shannon Gainey, REACH24H
20’
The chemical universe an ECHA perspective
Ofelia Bercaru, ECHA
20’
Data generation - New Approach Methodologies - US EPA perspective
Tala Henry, US EPA
20’
Legal framework of food contact regulations    
Ulrich Wietschorke, WTConsulting
20’
Latest RoHS trends around the globe
Meglena Mihova, EPPA
20’
Interactions to and with retail customers
Steven Bennett, Household & Commercial Products Association
20’
Panel discussion
15:45-16:15
Coffee break
16:15-18:15
Session 4: Chemical Control legislation in Canada and the USA
Chair
Shannon Gainey, REACH24H
40’
CMP and Post 2020 chemicals management in Canada incl. Canadian New Substance Notification    
Dan Bastien, Intertek
30’
State perspectives on ingredients communication & safe products
Steven Bennett, Household & Commercial Products Association
30’
Compare/contrast global nanomaterial regulations
Mark Herwig,
United Technologies Corporation
20’
Panel Discussion
18:15
End of Sessions - Day 1