Seminars & Webinars: June 2016
The objective of the International Nanotechnology Congress is to bring together scientists from academia, industry, government agencies, and non-governmental organizations to present current research findings, focus their respective talents and expertise, and initiate new collaborations in an effort to ensure the safe implementation of nanotechnology. B&C Managing Partner Lynn L. Bergeson will present Plenary 1, “The Nanotechnology Legal and Regulatory Landscape” on June2.
The International Bar Association 4th Mediterranean Conference will focus on Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in the Mediterranean Region. B&C Managing Partner Lynn L. Bergeson will present “Modern Agriculture and Technology” on June 6. For a copy of Ms. Bergeson's presentation, contact email@example.com.
Practicing Law Institute’s Environmental Regulation 2016 is a 1-day program that will review recent activities in environmental regulation affecting compliance obligations for a range of businesses and organizations. The program will cover the impact of recent court decisions, new regulations and initiatives affecting regulated entities, and practical suggestions for management and compliance. B&C Managing Partner Lynn L. Bergeson is a member of faculty, and will teach the session “Chemical Management - - What You Need to Know about TSCA, Compliance, and Business Risk.”
Chemical Watch complimentary webinar series on the "new" TSCA. The first webinar, "TSCA Overview and Summary of Major Changes: What to Expect and When to Expect It" features panelists Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell P.C.; Richard A. Denison, Ph.D., Lead Senior Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund; Charles M. Auer, Charles Auer & Associates, LLC, former Director of the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); and James V. Aidala, Senior Government Affairs Consultant, Bergeson & Campbell P.C., former EPA Assistant Administrator for Toxics. To request webinar materials, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The longest running green chemistry conference in the United States, American Chemical Society Green Chemistry & Engineering (GC&E) Conference invites scientists, decision-makers, students, and advocates to come together, compare findings, and discuss the science of the future. B&C is a proud sponsor. B&C Senior Chemist Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., presents a session "U.S. Market Pressures and the Battle between Hazard and Risk" on June 15, 2016. For a copy of this presentation, contact email@example.com.
The American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, Pesticides, Chemical Regulation & Right-to-Know Committee held a special webinar to review the TSCA Reform legislation, provide insight about the reconciliation negotiations, and consider how the legislation will be likely affect EPA resources and decision making, the regulated community, consumers and public interest organizations, and the environment. Speakers included:
Jim Jones, Assistant Administrator, US EPA
Alex Dunn, Executive Director & General Counsel, Environmental Council of the States
Mike Walls, VP Regulatory & Technical Affairs, American Chemistry Council
Richard Denison, Lead Senior Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund
Ernie Rosenberg, President & CEO, American Cleaning Institute
Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, B&C
Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, B&C, presented updates regarding TSCA Reform to the members of AmChamEU and United States Council for International Business (USCIB)