Program

JUNE 23, 2022 | Thursday

08:00-10:00
Session 8: Chemical control legislation in China and Korea    
Chair :
50’
Overview and direction of key regulations and developments in China; e.g. Order 12, Law on Safety of Hazardous Chemicals, “new pollutant” action plan - including the business impact for industry
Robert Kiefer, REACH24H
25’
Compare & contrast global new chemicals notification systems and GHS implementation in Asia-Pacific
Antonio Riganelli, Dow
25’
K-REACH and K-BPR implementation and government supporting system
Seongmin Sohn, REACH24H
20’
K-REACH first registration deadline; Hands-on experiences and lessons learned from industry in the implementation of K-REACH
Justin Park, Intertek
10:00-10:30
Coffee break
10:30-12:00
Session 9: Chemical control legislation in Japan, Taiwan, Australia & New Zealand and Southeast Asia
Chair :
25’
Japan - Overview of the key chemical control legislation
20’
Taiwanese legal framework for chemical control legislation    
25’
Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme (AICIS) and other chemical control legislation in Australia and New Zealand
Nick Zovko, Chemistry Australia
20’
Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam – Overview on chemical control legislation (labelling, SDS, existing and new substances, etc)
12:00-12:45
Q&A on Asia Pacific
Chair
All speakers from session 8 and 9
12:45-13:45
Lunch break
13:45–15:45
Session 10: The Americas
Chair : Joyce Borkhoff, Intertek Assuris
25’
Canada - “modernisation” of CEPA and the Canadian Chemicals management plan, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and other relevant regulations (CMP)    
Mark Herwig, Raytheon Technologies
25’
Expected TSCA implementation changes under the Biden Administration    
David Fischer, Keller & Heckman
25’
Key issues to consider when implementing TSCA
Mark Herwig, Raytheon Technologies
25’
Overview of emerging chemical control legislation (labelling, SDS, new substances, etc) in Latin America and an industry view on how to achieve regulatory consistency and simplification    
Pablo Olivares, SQM
20’
Interactive roundtable discussion
15:45-16:15
Coffee break
16:15-18:30
Session 11: Circular economy, waste (water), microplastics
Chair :
20’
Microplastics restriction in Europe    
Cristina de Avila, European Commission, DG Environment
20’
Circular economy, chemical recycling and the EU waste framework directive
20’
The role of advanced recycling in closing the loop for plastics and circular economy
José Antonio Ruiz, ExxonMobil
20’
Cost of effective compliance testing of plastic recyclates
20’
Circular economy and recycling; business challenges
20’
Regulated hazardous chemicals in waste water, not regulated by local authorities, can be a liability
15’
Panel discussion
18:30
End of Sessions - Day 3