Past Seminars & Webinars

March 2015

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

Lynn L. Bergeson spoke 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,” surveyed the governance approaches that were emerging, with particular emphasis on the need for regulatory measures in targeted areas to ensure the integrity of core governance principles and provide some measure of commercial predictability. More information about the ACS National Meeting is available online.

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

The SOT Annual Meeting provided in-depth coverage of toxicology, covering the diverse areas of science that toxicology encompasses. The meeting was 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® , B&C Toxicologist, attended.

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

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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 & Campbell, P.C. hosted a complimentary webinar highlighting recent developments and steps for importers to take to ensure compliance and avoid potential enforcement. 

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

ABLC2015 was 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. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. and the Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG®) were proud sponsors. Kathleen M. Roberts participated on the Policy Outlook panel, and Richard E. Engler presented a session on “Class 2 Substances and the TSCA Inventory.”

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 partnered with two European Commission centers, the Sustainable Nanotechnologies Project (SUN), and GUIDEnano, and presented 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 release and fate of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) ; environmental, occupational and consumer exposure to ENMs; environmental and human health impacts of ENMs; safe production, handling and disposal of ENMs; regulatory and industrial decision support for sustainable nanotechnology; nanotechnology applications for sustainability; societal implications of nanotechnology; curriculum and training for sustainable nanotechnology.  Lynn L. Bergeson presented “Regulatory and Policy Initiatives in the US and EU” on March 10, 2015. 

GlobalChem 2015, March 2-4, 2015, Baltimore, Maryland

The two-day Conference and one-day TSCA and International Fundamentals Workshop covered the latest developments in chemical regulations. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. and The Acta Group were exhibitors. More information is available online.

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