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The inaugural Chemical Watch Expo: REACH into the Future, took place in Berlin on 25-26 April 2017. This brand new, two-day event offered stakeholders a dedicated exhibition and related workshops focusing on preparation for the REACH 2018 registration deadline.

Speaker presentations

To celebrate the success of our first Chemical Watch Expo 2017, we are offering free access to all 36 workshop presentations: 

  • Keynote address on The Impact of the ECHA Board of Appeal, Andrew Fasey (Technically Qualified Member of the Board of Appeal, European Chemicals Agency, Finland) - Download presentation

Workshop Stream 1: Beginners’ Session

  • REACH overview - why, what’s the objective? Understanding the jargon, Istvan Mak (Dossier Submission & PC Unit, ECHA, Finland) - Download presentation
  • What is your role? Why it’s important to play it fully and engage, Frederik Johanson (Partner-Sales, REACHLaw, Finland) - Download presentation
  • Substances, know your portfolio - making an inventory and checking how they need to be registered, eg are they intermediates, or exempt, Maria O ́Shea (Regulatory and Scientific Consultant REACH, Chementors, Finland) - Download presentation
  • Getting help. HelpNet, trade associations/consortia, consultants - Tips in selecting a partner. What questions to ask, contracts, schedules, deadlines. Keeping on course. What to do if things go wrong, Dr Simon Oberholzer (Director: Germany, Switzerland & Austria, Lisam) - Download presentation
  • Finding co-registrants, Siefs managing the process, Anna Forgsren (Manager Chemical Advisors, Intertek Semko A) - Download presentation
  • Data needs: Understanding hazard and risk assessment for REACH - dossier is one thing...but know it is the basis for further scrutiny, eg. substance evaluation, authorisation, Dr Neil Hunt (Senior Regulatory Scientist, The REACH Centre, Chemical Assessment Team, UK) - Download presentation
  • What will it cost - managing costs and minimising them - SME strategies, data- sharing - paying for what you need, Claudio Mereu (Partner, Field Fisher, Belgium) - Download presentation
  • Substance identification and how to report it in IUCLID, Dr Laszlo Majoros (Scientific Officer, Substance Identification and Data Sharing Unit, ECHA, Finland) - Download presentation V1 & Download presentation V2
  • What next - dossier completeness check, dossier evaluation (ECHA’s strategy), substance evaluation, authorisation, updates, Marko Susnik (Senior Advisor, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber - Wirtschaftskammer Österreich, Austria) - Download presentation
  • SME Case study, Thorsten Kuhn (C.S.B., GmbH, Germany) - Download presentation
  • Performing due diligence for REACH, Larry Yen (Green Soft Tech) - Download presentation

Workshop Stream 2: Advanced Session

  • Case Study: Only representatives duties and chemical importation and inspections, Jose V. Cantavella Cabado (Attorney at Law, Head of Legal Dept., ChemSafe SrL, Italy) - Download presentation
  • Changes since 2013, Anne Bergner (SCC-GmbH) - Download presentation
  • New provisions in Data sharing, Thomas Delille (Associate, Mayer Brown, Belgium) - Download presentation
  • Substance characterisation for REACH,  Dr Emma Miller (Scientific and Analytical Services, The REACH Centre, UK) - Download presentation
  • For lead registration including data gap assessment, intelligent testing strategies and endpoint fulfillment options, Dr Remi Vacherot (Regulatory Toxicologist, The REACH Centre, Chemical Assessment Team, UK) - Download presentation
  • The role of the CRO on the horizon 2025: How the CRO can bring proactive approaches regarding tomorrow’s issues, Celia Cavaignac (International Sales Manager) &
    Damien Baudiffier (Ecotoxicologist and RRCo Normative and Regulatory Surveillance Manager, RRCo Rovaltain Research Company) - Download presentation
  • Portfolio management (1), Ankur Saxena (Director of Business & Product Development, Euphor) - Download presentation
  • Case Study: SVHC management with the DEKRA “Product Chem Risk” tool, Jochen Dettke (Product Manager Chemical Regulatory Compliance & Product Sustainability, DEKRA Assurance Services GmbH) - Download presentation
  •  Integrating REACH compliance with global compliance, Dr Michael Cleuvers (Managing Director, Industrial Chemicals & Biocides, Knoell, Germany) - Download presentation
  • Optimizing REACH compliance: Best practices in proactive chemical substances management, Nadeem Butt (3E company) - Download presentation

Workshop Stream 3: REACH IT

  • Chesar in practice, Dr Roberta Bernasconi (Scientific Officer, Computational Assessment & Dissemination Unit, ECHA, Finland) - Download presentation
  • IUCLID 6, Sandra Esteves Murras (Dossier Submission & PIC Unit, ECHA, Finland)
    &
    Tommy Hagg (Product Manager - ECHA IT Tools, Computational Assessment & Dissemination Unit, ECHA, Finland) - Download presentation
  • Submitting member dossiers directly in REACH-IT, Terhi Rantala (Scientific Officer, Dossier Submission & PIC Unit, European Chemicals Agency, Finland) - Download presentation
  • Envigate on Gate to Qualified Service Providers, Tomas Novotny (Evigate) - Download presentation
  • Cost reduction in REACH: Alternatives to testing, Peter Jenkinson (Managing Director, CEHTRA SAS) - Download presentation
  • Read-Across or QSARs? Which one to apply and when? Faizan Sahigara (QSAR Expert, Kreatis SAS) - Download presentation 

Workshop Stream 4: Other REACH-related issues

  • REACHING forward: A look at SUMI, LCID and ESCOM-XDML, Martina Frenette (Sphera Solutions) - Download presentation
  • Automated Read-Across for REACH, Anne Bonhoff (UL Environment) - Download presentation
  • Challenging CSRs and Higher Tier Assessment, Emma Grange (Senior Consultant, Risk Assessment, Enviresearch) - Download presentation
  • How to build a case for an appeal under REACH, Ruxandra Cana (Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Belgium) - Download presentation
    &
    Darren Abrahams (Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Belgium) - Download presentation
  • Current status and future of chemicals management in Turkey, Dr. Yaprak Yuzak (KUCUKVAR - Manager, RGS Turkey) - Download presentation
  • REACH’s consequences in the rest of the world: an overview of how REACH is spreading globally, Christine Lepisto (UL) - Download presentation
  • Worldwide regulatory compliance: an overview on GHS implementations in the world, Dr. Ettore Gislon (EHS Regulatory Expert, Selerant srl) - Download presentation

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