August 29, 2023

Society of Toxicology 54th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo, March 22 – 26, 2015, San Diego, California

The SOT Annual Meeting provides in-depth coverage of toxicology, covering the diverse areas of science that toxicology encompasses. The meeting is the venue for toxicologists to learn about the scientific advances that have taken place over the past 12 months.  J. Brian Xu, M.D., Ph.D., DABT® , Acta Toxicologist, attended. ...
August 29, 2023

American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting and Exposition, March 22-26, Denver, Colorado

Lynn L. Bergeson will speak on Monday, March 23, 2015 as part of the Presidential Symposium on Nanotechnology, “Nanotechnology: Delivering on the Promise – Opportunities and Challenges for Health, Safety and the Environment (HSE).” Ms. Bergeson’s presentation, “The Regulatory Void,” will survey the governance approaches that are emerging, with particular emphasis on the need for regulatory measures in targeted areas to ensure the integrity of core governance principles and provide...
August 29, 2023

WEBINAR — Border Security: EPA’s Increased FIFRA Import Enforcement Initiative, March 12, 2015, 2:00 p.m. (EDT)

This webinar has occurred.  For copies of presentation materials contact chad.howlin@lawbc.com.   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2014 revisions to its Notice of Arrival (NOA) form (EPA Form 3540-1), coupled with EPA’s increasing scrutiny of pesticide imports, indicate that this is an issue of growing interest to EPA and could result in a rise of enforcement cases or, at a minimum, business disruption for shipments that are refused entry. Bergeson...
August 29, 2023

Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference, March 11-13, 2015, Washington, D.C.

ABLC2015 is the gathering point for the top leaders in the Advanced Bioeconomy — bringing together the entire spectrum of advanced Fuels, Chemicals & Materials CEOs and senior executives, financiers, policymakers, and industry suppliers. Acta affiliates Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. and the Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG®) are proud sponsors. Kathleen M. Roberts will participate on the Policy Outlook panel, and Richard E. Engler will present a session on...
August 29, 2023

SUN-SNO-GUIDENANO Sustainable Nanotechnology Conference 2015, March 9 – 11, 2015, Venice, Italy

Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization (SNO), a U.S. based non-profit organization dedicated to advancing sustainable nanotechnology has partnered with two European Commission centers, the Sustainable Nanotechnologies Project (SUN), and GUIDEnano, to present the SUN-SNO-GUIDENANO Sustainable Nanotechnology Conference 2015 for academia, industry, government, and other industry stakeholders to address critical aspects of sustainable nanotechnology such as life cycle thinking; environmental...
August 29, 2023

6th Annual Next Generation Bio-Based & Sustainable Chemical Summit, February 3-5, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana

The 6th Annual Next Generation Bio-Based & Sustainable Chemicals Summit was co-located with InformEx 2015 in New Orleans, LA, and provided attendees with unparalleled networking opportunities and access to the both conferences. Lynn L. Bergeson and Kathleen M. Roberts were proud to be on the Advisory Board for the summit, and Richard E. Engler, Ph.D. moderated a panel, “The Rise of Renewable Feedstocks: Enabling a New Generation of Chemicals,” on February 4, 2015....
August 29, 2023

WEBINAR – Neonicotinoids and Colony Collapse Disorder: Regulating and Product Stewardship in the Face of Uncertainty

The Environmental Law Institute hosted a complimentary webinar, “Neonicotinoids and Colony Collapse Disorder: Regulating and Product Stewardship in the Face of Uncertainty,” on Tuesday, February 24, 2015, from 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (EST). The webinar was open to the public but registration was required. James V. Aidala moderated, with panelists Lori Ann Burd, Environmental Health Director, Center for Biological Diversity; Tom Moriarty, Team Leader, Pesticide Re-Evaluation...
August 29, 2023

WEBINAR—NAFTA Members’ GHS Programs: A Comparative Analysis, December 10, 2014, 1:00 p.m. (EST)

While the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) model provides a backbone for hazard communications, it is only a tool for other nations to utilize, adopt, and amend as appropriate for their country-specific needs. There are substantial differences between approaches taken by Canada, Mexico, and the United States in GHS implementation, and professionals responsible for compliant Safety Data Sheets and labels in these countries should pay...
August 29, 2023

BIO Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy, December 7-9, 2014, San Diego, California

The ninth annual BIO Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy is the original conference dedicated solely to the growth of the industrial biotechnology and bioenergy sectors in North America and the Asia-Pacific region. B&C affiliate the Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG®) is proud sponsor of the “Women in Biotechnology” Reception, December 7, 2014. BRAG Executive Director Kathleen Roberts will welcome attendees to the reception, at which the...