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Chemical Regulations and Sustainability Symposium 2023

25-26 October, 2023. Manchester, UK

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Chemical Regulations and Sustainability Symposium 2023


25th - 26th of October 2023

The Midland Hotel, Manchester (Map)

500£/participant

  • CBA Members: Special Discount

Registration deadline: 10th of October 2023
Meet us in Manchester, UK

Join REACHLaw and the UK Chemical Business AssociationCBA for an exceptional two-day symposium that covers the latest developments in chemical regulatory compliance that impact the chemical industry on a global scale.

Day one will feature insightful presentations on the UK REACH, UK Chemicals Strategy, industry and authority perspectives, as well as the EU Green Deal and EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability. Presenters will discuss everything from the EU REACH Revision to the Authorisation Reform, PFAS Restriction Proposal, and Polymers Registration. 

THEME FOR DAY 1: Stay informed about the latest industry trends and developments.

On day two, dive deeper into the global impact of chemical regulatory compliance. Hear about the 2023 Turkey KKDIK registration deadline, the 2024 K-REACH deadline, and developments related to India REACH and BIS, Ukraine REACH, and more. Our presentations will be followed by a thought-provoking panel discussion about the future of chemical regulations and related issues, exploring whether we are headed towards a utopia or dystopia.

THEME FOR DAY 2As we strive towards sustainability and sustainable growth, the ongoing efforts towards chemical regulatory compliance are more critical than ever.

 

Programme
DAY 1: 25 October, 2023 ( From 09:00 - 17:00 )
Moderator: Steve George, REACHLaw UK Ltd
08:30-09:00
Registration & Welcome Coffee
SESSION 1
UK CHEMICAL REGULATORY DEVELOPMENTS
09:00-09:10
Introduction and Welcome
09:10-09:40
UK REACH: Recap and where are we today
09:40-10:10
UK Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability
10:10-10:30
Questions and Answers
10:30-10:50
Coffee Break
SESSION 2
UK REACH REGISTRATION - A PRACTICAL APPROACH
10:50-11:10
UK REACH Inquiry and Late DUIN
11:10-12:00
UK REACH Registration and the alternative registration model
12:00-13:00
Lunch
13:00-13:30
Industry experience - Challenges and strategy
13:30-13:50
How to plan for the future
13:50-14:10
Questions and Answers
SESSION 3
EU CHEMICAL REGULATORY DEVELOPMENTS
14:10-14:40
EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability overview
14:40-15:20
EU REACH Revision a status overview
- Polymers registration
- New information and evaluation requirements
- Essential use concept and REACH authorisation
- The importance of advocacy in the EU REACH Revision
15:20-15:40
Coffee Break
15:40-16:20
Industry case - How the industry is preparing - European Space Agency
16:20-16:40
Questions & Answers
16:40-17:00
Closing Remarks
17:00-19:00
Networking + Snacks & Cocktails
... 19:00
End of Day 1 of the Symposium
Programme
DAY 2: 26 October, 2023 ( From 09:00 - 15:00 )
Moderator: Steve George, REACHLaw UK Ltd
08:30-09:00
Morning Coffee
SESSION 4
GLOBAL CHEMICAL REGULATORY UPDATES
09:00-09:15
Introduction and today's agenda
09:15-10:00
Turkey KKDIK Registration Strategy
10:00-10:30
K-REACH: 2024 registration deadline
10:30-10:50
Coffee Break
10:50-11:30
Other regulatory developments:
- India Chemical Regulations
- Ukraine REACH and CLP
11:30-12:00
Data sharing and global regulations
12:00-13:00
Lunch
13:00-13:30
Compliance strategies for global chemical regulatory compliance - Industry case
13:30-13:50
Questions & Answers
SESSION 5
THE FUTURE OF CHEMICAL REGULATIONS
13:50-14:30
Chemicals and related regulations + 10 years in the future
13:50-14:10
The future of chemicals and related regulations - Utopia or Dystopia
14:10-14:30
Panel discussion: The future of chemical regulations
14:30-14:50
Questions & Answers
14:50-15:00
Closing Remarks
15:00-15:30
Coffee and Refreshments
15:30-17:00
REACHLaw available of one-on-one meetings+ Networking + CBA Future Council meeting
... 17:00
End of the Symposium
Why Attend?

Our symposium is not just about lectures and presentations. We also host discussion panels with experts, industry representatives, authorities, and stakeholders. This provides an excellent opportunity for you to network and exchange views with colleagues and peers.

And to top it all off, there will be a networking event after the sessions on day one, giving you the opportunity to connect with other attendees in a more relaxed setting, exchange ideas, and have a great time.

Register now for the symposium! Don’t miss this opportunity to stay informed and network with colleagues in the chemical industry.

If you have any questions about the event or would like to get more information, please contact us at marketing@reachlaw.fi.

 

Speakers

We have compiled a stellar lineup of keynote speakers who are experts, authorities, association and industry representatives and key stakeholders in their respective fields. These esteemed speakers bring a wealth of knowledge and experience on the table and are sure to inspire, inform, educate and engage with our audience.

Dr Kay Williams

Dr Kay Williams

Head of International Chemicals, Pesticides and Hazardous Waste hub, DEFRA
Neil Hollis

Neil Hollis

Regulatory Affairs Manager, BASF plc
Steve Hollins

Steve Hollins

Senior Product Stewardship Advisor, Tronox
Tim Dogget

Tim Dogget

Chief Executive Officer, CBA
Elaine McGavin

Elaine McGavin

Regulatory and Responsible Care Lead, CBA
Josh Leech

Josh Leech

Member's Services Representative, CBA
Danish Azri

Danish Azri

Regulatory and Supply Chain Support, CBA
Jouni Honkavaara

Jouni Honkavaara

CEO-Partner
Frederik Johanson

Frederik Johanson

Partner
Pietro Di Tondo

Pietro Di Tondo

Director, REACHLaw UK Ltd
Steve George

Steve George

Senior Advisor, REACHLaw
Bernadette Quinn

Bernadette Quinn

Head of Authorisation Practice
Sini Suomela

Sini Suomela

Chief Operating Officer - COO
Olesia Vinterberg

Olesia Vinterberg

Global Accounts Lead and Legal Advisor
Julien De Cruz

Julien De Cruz

Head of Public Affairs
Sibel Kılıç

Sibel Kılıç

Director, REACHLaw Turkey
Gagan Kumar

Gagan Kumar

Director, REACHLaw India Private Limited
Amy Fearon

Amy Fearon

Principal Consultant
Oliver Reiff-Musgrove

Oliver Reiff-Musgrove

Project Manager
Panelists include:

Our panelists will share their extensive knowledge and experiences, shedding light on the latest chemical regulatory compliance and sustainability trends including future possibilities in their respective fields.

Danielle O’Connor

Danielle O’Connor

Quality & Regulatory Manager, Cornelius
Liam McCarroll

Liam McCarroll

Global Director of Sustainability , Univar Solutions
Partner

 

 

The Chemical Business Association is the voice of the UK chemical supply chain.

It represents a wide range of businesses – from distributors and traders to manufacturers and blenders as well as logistics and service providers. The majority of our members are small or medium-sized enterprises.

CBA members contribute in excess of £4 billion to the UK economy and employ over 10,000 people nationwide, handling in excess of 27 million tonnes and making over 2.25 million deliveries of chemicals each year. Such a diverse membership gives a distinct advantage of a 360-degree view and insight of the global chemical supply chain which, combined with the extensive and in-depth expertise of our staff, enables us to provide wide-ranging services and support to our members, and to engage and work closely with Government and other key stakeholders in the UK and overseas. The Chemical Business Association is the voice of the UK chemical supply chain.

More information can be found here: https://www.chemical.org.uk

 

Venue Hotel

The REACHLaw and CBA Chemical Regulations and Sustainability Symposium 2023 will take place at: The Midland Hotel. 16 Peter Street, Manchester, M60 2DS.

The Midland is located on Peter Street in the centre of Manchester, UK and is only a short walk away from Bridgewater Hall, the Palace Theatre and Manchester Central Exhibition and Conference Centre.

The hotel is beside St Peters Square and is within walking distance of Manchester Oxford Road (200 metres) and Manchester Piccadilly (0.6 miles) and is easily accessible from all corners of the country, Manchester Airport and Local and National rail links. 

Special rate

A special rate per night is offered only to the participants that have registered to attend the event and wishes to stay at the venue hotel.  Information on special rate will be given upon successful submission of the registration. 

More information on The Midland hotel can be found here: https://www.themidlandhotel.co.uk/directions