Seminars & Webinars: Safer Consumer Products Regulations

September 2015

Prop. 65 and Green Chemistry Annual Conferences, September 28 – 29, 2015, San Francisco, California

The Prop. 65 and Green Chemistry Annual Conferences, presented by Prop. 65 Clearinghouse, feature sessions on California Safer Consumer Products, TSCA, Alternatives Assessments, Supply Chain considerations, and more with speakers from California and US Regulatory agencies.  Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. is a proud sponsor.  Register 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

September 2014

Chemical Watch Regulatory Summit—Asia, September 3, 2014, Singapore

Against a complex and changeable regulatory landscape, the Chemical Watch Regulatory Summit – Asia brought together a panel of nine experts, ready to answer your questions about the new regulatory challenges facing industry today. Using a mixed format of presentations and in-depth Q&A panel discussion, the Summit tackled regulatory and compliance issues in China, Taiwan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Japan together with India, the U.S. and the EU. J. Brian Xu, M.D., Ph.D., Toxicologist with Acta, spoke on “Chemical Regulation in the USA – Important Developments,” including:

  • TSCA Reform: Update and Prospects for Legislative Action
  • EPA Chemical Management: What’s New and What’s Coming
  • Green Chemistry: Design for the Environment, Value Chain Expectations, and Related Trends
  • Around the States: California Safer Consumer Products Regulations, Chemical Bans, and Other Trends

Click here for more information.

October 2013

California's Safer Products Program, A FREE Webinar, Presented by Chemical Watch, October 16, 2013, 12:00pm EDT.

The participants include Karl Palmer, Chief, Toxics in Product Branch of California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), and Lynn L. Bergeson, who spoke on the initial steps companies need to take to understand how the regulations may affect their operations in the near future. For more information and to register for the free webinar, click here.

September 2013

3rd Safer Consumer Products Summit - National Policy Outlook, September 17 - 19, 2013, Washington, D.C.

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. was a proud sponsor. Lynn L. Bergeson chaired  the Summit, and presented “TSCA Reform: Current Status and Outlook.” Kathleen M. Roberts moderated a panel discussion on "Safer Product Groups & Sustainable Brands Perspectives on Current & Future Policy." Click here for more information and click here to request a copy of the presentations.

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.

April 2013

Safer Products Summit, April 2 - 4, 2013, San Francisco, California.

Kathleen M. Roberts moderated a panel “Home and Personal Care Value Chain: Leaning on the Supply Chain for Data Sharing and Innovative New Chemicals and Formulations.” Click here for more information.

March 2012

ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources 41st Annual Conference on Environmental Law, March 22-24, 2012. Salt Lake City, Utah.

On March 22, 2012, Lynn L. Bergeson participated in a Technical Roundtable entitled “Chemical and Consumer Products: The New Battle Frontier.” Click here for more information.


 
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