Seminars & Webinars: REACH

September 2017

Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC) Fall 2017 Meeting, September 23 – 27, 2017, Arlington, Virginia

The SCHC Fall 2017 Meeting includes professional development courses, a board meeting open to all members, and the general meeting.  Acta Group (Acta®) affiliate Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., (B&C®) is a proud exhibitor.

June 2016

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.

March 2016

ChemCon Europe 2016, March 14-18, 2016, Amsterdam
ChemCon Europe 2016 is an international conference on chemical control legislation and trade aspects. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. and the Acta Group are exhibitors.

December 2015

3rd Annual Chemical Watch U.S. Regulatory Summit, December 9—10, 2015, Arlington, Virginia

A program for U.S. businesses. This two-day event brings together experts in global chemicals regulation from around the world. Through presentations, round table discussions and Q&As, delegates will hear about the latest regulatory challenges facing the safe management of chemicals and learn how best to respond. Lynn L. Bergeson will speak. chairs the U.S. Developments session and will present “TSCA Reform and its implication for downstream users” on December 10th. More information and registration are available online.

June 2015

WEBINAR - - US vs. EU Chemical Regulation: Harmony and Conflict Between TSCA and REACH, June 23, 2015, 1:00 p.m. EDT

Learn about key areas of alignment and non-alignment between the European Union's and the United States' approach to chemical management by exploring the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) and the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Register for the webinar on the ABA website. Panelists will also discuss how pending TSCA reform legislation would amend the TSCA to be more or less similar to REACH. Lynn L. Bergeson  will moderate. A podcast preview of the webinar is available online.

October 2014

ChemCon The Americas 2014, October 27 - 31, 2014, Chicago, Illinois

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and The Acta Group (Acta®) were proud to once again be sponsors of and program advisors to ChemCon, the premier global chemical control conference offering the most authoritative speakers, most in-depth sessions, and broadest global perspective on existing and emerging chemical regulatory schemes. The full ChemCon agenda is available online. A video overview of the ChemCon experience -- the sessions, exhibition, and networking and socializing opportunities -- is available on ChemCon's YouTube channel. Register at the ChemCon website.

B&C's Lynn L. Bergeson chaired the "REACH Update and Forecast" session on October 28, 2014, and presented "Next Generation Chemical Regulation: California Safer Consumer Products Regulation and TSCA Reform, Definitely, Maybe, Respectively," on October 29, 2014. Acta's Director of Regulatory Affairs, Leslie S. MacDougall, chaired "China Region -- Regulations and Practical Implementation" on October 30, 2014. Ms. MacDougall also presented in the pre- and post-conference workshops: "New Chemicals" on October 27, 2014, and "Korea" on October 31, 2014. J. Brian Xu, Toxicologist with Acta, presented “Regulations for Industrial Chemicals in China – An Industry View” on October 30, 2014

June 2014

ACS 18th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference, June 17-19, 2014, Bethesda, Maryland

As the longest running green chemistry conference in the United States, GC&E invites scientists, decision-makers, students, and advocates to come together, compare findings, and discuss the science of the future. Acta affiliate the Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG) presented "Regulatory Landscape & Implications for Innovation," Thursday, June 19, 2014.

Speakers and topics included:
Lynn L. Bergeson, The Acta Group, Moderator
Emily Tipaldo, American Chemistry Council
"State chemical management initiatives: Green chemistry? Or, something else?"
Sookie Hong, 3E Company Department of Regulatory Research
"REACHing Asia in a green chemistry environment: Initiative, implementation and impact"
Andrew Shafer, Elevance Renewable Sciences
Caroline Cox, Center for Environmental Health
"Moving California towards flame retardant-free furniture and baby products"

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March 2014

ChemCon Europe 2014, March 31 - April 4, 2014, Istanbul, Turkey

The Acta Group is a proud sponsor. ChemCon is a global platform which brings together more than 250 experts representing companies, authorities and international organizations in the field of international chemical control. Click here for more information

December 2013

Chemical Watch Regulatory Summit Washington - - "Practical Solutions to Emerging Issues in the Global Chemical Supply Chain," December 5, 2013, Arlington, Virginia

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. was an exhibitor. The 1-day program included sessions on Emerging Regulatory Challenges in Asia, North America and the EU. Click here for more information.

September 2013

Society for Chemical Hazard Communication Fall Meeting, September 25 - 29, 2013, Arlington, Virginia

Lynn L. Bergeson spoke on “Data Available Under REACH and Global Impact of that Data,” and “Nanotechnology Regulatory Update.” Click here for more information and click here to request a copy of the presentation.

ChemCon Asia 2013, September 9-13, 2013, Seoul, South Korea.

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. was a proud sponsor. Lynn L. Bergeson presented "Green Chemistry and California Safer Consumer Products Regulations and How This Is a Game-Changing Event in North America," "Nanomaterials: Global Governance Initiatives," and moderated a discussion on chemical control legislation in North America and other relevant areas in the world. Leslie S. MacDougall presented “"An Overview of Regulations on the Management of Chemical Substances in China with Updates and Developments in the New Chemical Substance Notification (NCSN) Scheme," "Data Available Under REACH and Global Impact of That Availability," and moderated discussions on chemical control in Japan and the global approach to new chemicals.

For copies of these ChemCon Asia 2013 presentations, please contact Chad.Howlin@lawbc.com. Make plans now to attend ChemCon Europe 2014, March 31-April 4 in Istanbul, Turkey.

December 2012

ChemCon The Americas 2012, December 3-7, 2012.  New Orleans, Louisiana.

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. was a proud sponsor. Click here for more information.

June 2012

European Union REACH Activities, Responsibilities, and Enforcement Webinar, June 27, 2012, 10:00 a.m

Lynn L. Bergeson will moderate a complimentary webinar convened by the Acta Group, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.'s consulting affiliate. The agenda and speaker profiles are available at http://www.actagroup.com/tsca/webinars/20120627/agenda06272012.pdf. For online access to the archived webinar contact Chad Howlin.

October 2011

30th Biennial Western Coatings Symposium, October 23-26, 2011.  Las Vegas, Nevada.

Joseph E. Plamondon spoke on October 25, 2011 on the regulation of polymers under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the European Union's Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulation, and the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA). Click here for more information.

June 2011

ChemCon Asia 2011

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. was a proud sponsor of ChemCon Asia 2011, scheduled for June 27-July 1, 2011, in Hong Kong.

BNA Webinar, “Evolving REACH Data Citation/Compensation Scheme:  What to Watch for and Why,” June 22

Lynn L. Bergeson, Lisa R. Burchi, and Leslie S. MacDougall participated.


 
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