Chemical Watch Regulatory Summit Asia 2017

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The Chemical Watch 4th Annual Regulatory Summit Asia 2017 will bring together a panel of over twenty experts, ready to answer questions about the new chemical regulatory challenges facing industry today.

With a mix of formal presentations and practical Q&A panel discussions, the Summit tackles regulatory and compliance issues in China, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam and Thailand together with India, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and USA.

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A unique opportunity to join our panel of experts from government, industry and professional advisers, as they share practical perspectives and understanding of global regulatory challenges facing the industry.

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21-22 November 2017
PARKROYAL on Pickering, Singapore

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  • Cissie Yeung, Product Regulatory Manager, APME - Downstream, Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd
  • Leendert van Dijk, Manager Product Stewardship and Regulatory Affairs AP, Eastman Chemical Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
  • Eric Xiong, Head of Industrial Chemicals Sector, Chemical Inspection & Regulation Service Ltd (CIRS), China
  • Jeff Li, Global Product Stewardship, P&G Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd, China
  • Michael Kirschner, President, Design Chain Associates, LLC, USA
  • Junho Lee, Senior Consultant, Product Stewardship, ReachCentrum/ ERM, South Korea
  • Soo Sze Mun, Occupational Hygiene, OSH Specialist Department, OSH Division, MOM
  • Ya-hui Ni, Deputy General Manager, Environment Resource & Information Co Ltd, ROC
  • Shiho Morita, Managing Director, Knoell Japan K.K.
  • Ken Liu, Principal Consultant, ERM Taiwan
  • Gil Perez, Global Product Stewardship. Global SK-II. Global Chemicals Management - Asia. Procter & Gamble International Operations Singapore SA Branch
  • Keng-Meng Khoo, Head of Regulatory Asia, Lonza
  • Brian Richards, Executive Director, Office of Chemical Safety, Director, National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS), Australian Government Department of Health, Australia
  • Piyatida (Tung) Pukclai, Regional Business Development Director (Asia-Pacific), Dr.Knoell Consult Thai Co., Ltd., Thailand
  • Emmanuelita D. Mendoza, OIC-Chief, Chemical Management Section, Environmental Quality Management Division, Environmental Management Bureau, The Philippines
  • Le Viet Thang, Deputy Head of Convention and International Cooperation Division, Vietnam Chemicals Agency, Vietnam
  • Rajesh Ramamurthy, Head, Product Stewardship India, Archroma India (Pvt) Ltd
  • Laura Walin, Scientific Officer, European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
  • Jonathan Gibbard, Practice Director, The National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC), Ricardo Energy & Environment, UK
  • Stacie Abraham, Senior Regulatory Specialist, UL, USA
  • David J. Ettinger, Partner, Keller and Heckman LLP Shanghai Representative Office
  • Jenny Xin Li, Legal Consultant, Keller and Heckman LLP Shanghai Representative Office
  • Jean-Philippe Montfort, Partner, Mayer Brown, Belgium
  • Qian Cheng, Greenpeace East Asia

Day One - 21 November 2017

08:30 Registration


09:00 Welcome

Co-Chairs:

Cissie Yeung
Product Regulatory Manager, APME - Downstream, Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd

Leendert van Dijk
Manager Product Stewardship and Regulatory Affairs AP, Eastman Chemical Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

Session 1: Developments in China

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09:15 China: overview of chemicals legislation

  • overview of chemical management policies in China (briefly);
  • general introduction of China REACH;
  • frequent problems under China REACH with advice and practical experiences;
  • case analysis

Eric Xiong
Head of Industrial Chemicals Sector, Chemical Inspection & Regulation Service Ltd (CIRS), China

09:45 China: industry perspective

Jeff Li
Global Product Stewardship, P&G Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd, China

10:15 China RoHS 2

  • Overview of requirements for the Newly In-Scope
  • Similarities between the new requirements and the old requirements
  • Key differences and their implications
  • What is still to come: the steps to substance restriction
  • Recommendations for manufacturers
  • Recommendations for industry associations

Michael Kirschner
President, Design Chain Associates, LLC, USA

10:45 Q&A

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11:00 Refreshments

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Session 2: Developments elsewhere in Asia

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10:20 South Korea: updates to K-REACH

Junho Lee
Senior Consultant, Product Stewardship, ReachCentrum/ ERM, South Korea

11:50 Singapore: new GHS task force and SDO standards

Soo Sze Mun
Occupational Hygiene, OSH Specialist Department, OSH Division, MOM

11:40 Q&A

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11:55 Singapore: new GHS task force and SDO standards

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12:20 Japan: regulatory update

Shiho Morita
Managing Director, Knoell Japan K.K.

12:45 Q&A

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13:00 Lunch

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14:00 Current status of chemical management in Malaysia

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14:50 Taiwan: regulatory update

  • Comparison of current regulations: Taiwan, Korea, and EU
  • Dossier preparation: key points

Dr. Ken Liu
Principal Consultant, ERM Taiwan

15:30 Q&A

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15:45 Refreshments

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16:15 Industry panel session: practical compliance issues

Cissie Yeung
Product Regulatory Manager, APME - Downstream, Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd

Leendert van Dijk
Manager Product Stewardship and Regulatory Affairs AP, Eastman Chemical Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

Jeff Li
Global Product Stewardship, P&G Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd

Gil Perez
Global Product Stewardship, Global SK-II, Global Chemicals Management Asia, Procter & Gamble International Operations Singapore SA Branch

Keng-Meng Khoo
Head of Regulatory Asia, Lonza

17:00 Close of Day One

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Day Two: 22 November

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Session 2: Developments elsewhere in Asia ctd...

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09:00 Current Status and Proposed Changes of Chemical Control Legislation in Thailand

  • Hazardous Substance Act
  • Substances under List 5.6
  • Thailand Existing Chemical Inventory
  • Proposed changes

Piyatida (Tung) Pukclai
Regional Business Development Director (Asia-Pacific), Dr.Knoell Consult Thai Co., Ltd., Thailand

09:30 The Phillippines: regulatory updates

Emmanuelita D. Mendoza
OIC-Chief, Chemical Management Section, Environmental Quality Management Division, Environmental Management Bureau, The Philippines

10:00 Vietnam: new chemical control legislation

Le Viet Thang
Deputy Head of Convention and International Cooperation Division, Vietnam Chemicals Agency, Vietnam

10:30 Q&A

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10:45 Refreshments

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11:05 India: chemical regulations and management

Rajesh Ramamurthy
Head, Product Stewardship India, Archroma India (Pvt) Ltd

11:35 Australia: regulatory updates

Brian Richards
Executive Director, Office of Chemical Safety, Director, National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS), Australian Government Department of Health, Australia

12:05 Q&A

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12:35 Refreshments

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Session 3: global developments

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13:35 REACH update

Laura Walin
Scientific Officer, European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), Belgium



14:00 Europe - poison centres

Jonathan Gibbard
Practice Director, The National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC), Ricardo Energy & Environment, UK

14:25 U.S. TSCA Reform: Significant Global Impacts to Industry

  • Brief overview of former TSCA
  • Key changes in TSCA Reform
  • Global and Supply Chain Impacts
  • Compliance Challenges

Stacie Abraham
Senior Regulatory Specialist, UL, USA

14:50 California Prop65: update

Michael Kirschner
President, Design Chain Associates, LLC, USA

15:15 Q&A

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15:30 Refreshments

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Session 4: other developments

15:50 Regulatory status of Halal products in Asia

David J. Ettinger
Partner, Keller and Heckman LLP Shanghai Representative Office
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Jenny Xin Li
Legal Consultant, Keller and Heckman LLP Shanghai Representative Office

16:15 Global data sharing

Jean-Philippe Montfort
Partner, Mayer Brown, Belgium

16:40 NGO perspective

Qian Cheng
Greenpeace East Asia, China

17:05 Q&A

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17:20 Close of Summit

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Prices:

NON SUBSCRIBERS:
US$1385 (Early Bird price if booked before 06/10/2017)
US$1585 (after 06/10/2017)

CHEMICAL WATCH SUBSCRIBERS:
US$1185  (Early Bird price if booked before 06/10/2017)
US$1385   (after 06/10/2017)


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