Seminars & Webinars: June 2016

June 2016

8th International Nanotechnology Congress, June 1-4, 2016, Boston, Massachusetts

The objective of the International Nanotechnology Congress is to bring together scientists from academia, industry, government agencies, and non-governmental organizations to present current research findings, focus their respective talents and expertise, and initiate new collaborations in an effort to ensure the safe implementation of nanotechnology.  Acta President Lynn L. Bergeson will present Plenary 1, “The Nanotechnology Legal and Regulatory Landscape” on June 2.

International Bar Association 4th Mediterranean Conference, June 5-7, 2016, Rome, Italy

The International Bar Association 4th Mediterranean Conference will focus on Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in the Mediterranean Region.  Acta President Lynn L. Bergeson will present “Modern Agriculture and Technology” on June 6. For a copy of Ms. Bergeson's presentation, contact hlewis@lawbc.com.

PLI Environmental Regulation 2016: Hot Topics, Regulatory Developments, and Practical Guidance for Corporate Compliance, June 10, 2016, New York, New York, and webcast

Practicing Law Institute’s Environmental Regulation 2016 is a 1-day program that will review recent activities in environmental regulation affecting compliance obligations for a range of businesses and organizations.  The program will cover the impact of recent court decisions, new regulations and initiatives affecting regulated entities, and practical suggestions for management and compliance.  Acta President Lynn L. Bergeson is a member of faculty, and will teach the session “Chemical Management - - What You Need to Know about TSCA, Compliance, and Business Risk.”

WEBINAR -- The New TSCA – Overview and Summary of Major Changes: What to Expect and When to Expect It, June 13, 2016, 11:00 a.m. EDT

Chemical Watch complimentary webinar series on the "new" TSCA.  The first webinar, "TSCA Overview and Summary of Major Changes: What to Expect and When to Expect It" features panelists Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell P.C.; Richard A. Denison, Ph.D., Lead Senior Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund; Charles M. Auer, Charles Auer & Associates, LLC, former Director of the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); and James V. Aidala, Senior Government Affairs Consultant, Bergeson & Campbell P.C., former EPA Assistant Administrator for Toxics.    To request webinar materials, contact hlewis@lawbc.com

American Chemical Society Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference, June 14-16, 2016, Portland, Oregon

The longest running green chemistry conference in the United States, American Chemical Society Green Chemistry & Engineering (GC&E) Conference invites scientists, decision-makers, students, and advocates to come together, compare findings, and discuss the science of the future. B&C is a proud sponsor. Acta Senior Chemist Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., presents a session "U.S. Market Pressures and the Battle between Hazard and Risk" on June 15, 2016. For a copy of this presentation, contact renlger@lawbc.com.

15th Annual NanoBCA Conference, June 14, 2016, New York, New York

The NanoBCA 2016 Annual Conference welcomes leading experts from private industry who are commercializing nanomaterials.  Acta President Lynn L. Bergeson will speak.

WEBINAR -- ABA PCRRTK Presents TSCA Reform Legislation – Update and Primer, June 28, 2016, Washington, D.C.

The American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, Pesticides, Chemical Regulation & Right-to-Know Committee held a special webinar to review the TSCA Reform legislation, provide insight about the reconciliation negotiations, and consider how the legislation will be likely affect EPA resources and decision making, the regulated community, consumers and public interest organizations, and the environment. Speakers included:

Jim Jones, Assistant Administrator, US EPA

Alex Dunn, Executive Director & General Counsel, Environmental Council of the States

Mike Walls, VP Regulatory & Technical Affairs, American Chemistry Council

Richard Denison, Lead Senior Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund

Ernie Rosenberg, President & CEO, American Cleaning Institute

Lynn L. Bergeson, President, Acta  

WEBINAR -- American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmChamEU), The New TSCA - - Overview and Summary of Major Changes: What to Expect and When to Expect It, June 29, 2016

Lynn L. Bergeson, President, Acta,  presented updates regarding TSCA Reform to the members of AmChamEU and United States Council for International Business (USCIB)


 
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