Seminars & Webinars: California
ISEA’s Fall Meeting is the safety equipment industry’s premier forum for safety professionals interested in innovation, policy and business intelligence information. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. discussed California Prop. 65, and steps to protect against a claim, on December 1.
Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. was proud to once again be a sponsor of the Prop 65 and Green Chemistry Clearinghouse Annual Conferences. The Prop. 65 Conference, held Thursday, September 15, 2016, that included panels discussing what to expect from proposed changes to the Prop. 65 Warning Regulations and the Attorney General's Prop. 65 Regulations. The Green Chemistry Conference, held Friday, September 16, 2016, focused on the new TSCA legislation. A former Senior Advisor to the late U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg lead the discussion on TSCA and B&C shared our insight regarding impacts on innovation and new chemicals.
The Prop. 65 and Green Chemistry Annual Conferences, was presented by Prop. 65 Clearinghouse, featured sessions on California Safer Consumer Products, TSCA, Alternatives Assessments, Supply Chain considerations, and more with speakers from California and US Regulatory agencies. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. was a proud sponsor.
Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and The Acta Group (Acta®) were proud to once again be sponsors of and program advisors to ChemCon, the premier global chemical control conference offering the most authoritative speakers, most in-depth sessions, and broadest global perspective on existing and emerging chemical regulatory schemes. The full ChemCon agenda is available online. A video overview of the ChemCon experience -- the sessions, exhibition, and networking and socializing opportunities -- is available on ChemCon's YouTube channel. Register at the ChemCon website.
B&C's Lynn L. Bergeson chaired the "REACH Update and Forecast" session on October 28, 2014, and presented "Next Generation Chemical Regulation: California Safer Consumer Products Regulation and TSCA Reform, Definitely, Maybe, Respectively," on October 29, 2014. Acta's Director of Regulatory Affairs, Leslie S. MacDougall, chaired "China Region -- Regulations and Practical Implementation" on October 30, 2014. Ms. MacDougall also presented in the pre- and post-conference workshops: "New Chemicals" on October 27, 2014, and "Korea" on October 31, 2014. J. Brian Xu, Toxicologist with Acta, presented “Regulations for Industrial Chemicals in China – An Industry View” on October 30, 2014.
Get the latest on California’s Safer Consumer Products Regulations, including updates on the Proposed Initial Priority Products Listing, the Three-Year Work Plan and Alternatives Analysis. Thirty states have passed/considered chemical legislation in 2014 – hear from state and federal decision makers on these developing regulations. For more information click here.
Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) was a sponsor of the Prop65 Clearinghouse Green Chemistry Conference September 16, 2014 at the Merchants Exchange Building in San Francisco, California. B&C’s James V. Aidala took part in the panel discussion “TSCA Update: Regulatory Life Beyond This Year’s Stalled Legislation”, and B&C’s Lisa R. Burchi participated in the “Supply Chain: New Pushes by Retailers” session. Other sessions included “California Safer Consumer Products Program: More Questions Than Answers?”, “State of the States’ Chemical Policies”, and “Alternatives Assessment 101.” For more information and registration details click here.
Against a complex and changeable regulatory landscape, the Chemical Watch Regulatory Summit – Asia brought together a panel of nine experts, ready to answer your questions about the new regulatory challenges facing industry today. Using a mixed format of presentations and in-depth Q&A panel discussion, the Summit tackled regulatory and compliance issues in China, Taiwan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Japan together with India, the U.S. and the EU. J. Brian Xu, M.D., Ph.D., Toxicologist with B&C, spoke on “Chemical Regulation in the USA – Important Developments,” including:
- TSCA Reform: Update and Prospects for Legislative Action
- EPA Chemical Management: What’s New and What’s Coming
- Green Chemistry: Design for the Environment, Value Chain Expectations, and Related Trends
- Around the States: California Safer Consumer Products Regulations, Chemical Bans, and Other Trends
As the longest running green chemistry conference in the United States, GC&E invites scientists, decision-makers, students, and advocates to come together, compare findings, and discuss the science of the future. B&C affiliate the Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG™) presented "Regulatory Landscape & Implications for Innovation," Thursday, June 19, 2014.
Speakers and topics included:
Lynn L. Bergeson, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., Moderator
Emily Tipaldo, American Chemistry Council
"State chemical management initiatives: Green chemistry? Or, something else?"
Sookie Hong, 3E Company Department of Regulatory Research
"REACHing Asia in a green chemistry environment: Initiative, implementation and impact"
Andrew Shafer, Elevance Renewable Sciences
Caroline Cox, Center for Environmental Health
"Moving California towards flame retardant-free furniture and baby products"
Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. was a proud sponsor. The 4th Safer Consumer Products Summit, the only meeting of its kind, provided the most up-to-date information available on California’s Green Chemistry law, the rapidly evolving state & international consumer safety regulatory landscape and the potential for TSCA Reform. Click here for more information.
The participants include Karl Palmer, Chief, Toxics in Product Branch of California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), and Lynn L. Bergeson, who spoke on the initial steps companies need to take to understand how the regulations may affect their operations in the near future. For more information and to register for the free webinar, click here.
Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. was a proud sponsor. Lynn L. Bergeson chaired the Summit, and presented “TSCA Reform: Current Status and Outlook.” Kathleen M. Roberts moderated a panel discussion on "Safer Product Groups & Sustainable Brands Perspectives on Current & Future Policy." Click here for more information and click here to request a copy of the presentations.
Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. was a proud sponsor. Lynn L. Bergeson presented "Green Chemistry and California Safer Consumer Products Regulations and How This Is a Game-Changing Event in North America," "Nanomaterials: Global Governance Initiatives," and moderated a discussion on chemical control legislation in North America and other relevant areas in the world. Leslie S. MacDougall presented “"An Overview of Regulations on the Management of Chemical Substances in China with Updates and Developments in the New Chemical Substance Notification (NCSN) Scheme," "Data Available Under REACH and Global Impact of That Availability," and moderated discussions on chemical control in Japan and the global approach to new chemicals.
Lisa R. Burchi participated in a panel: “Will The Green Chemistry Initiative Make Prop. 65 Irrelevant? Click here for more information.
Kathleen M. Roberts moderated a panel “Home and Personal Care Value Chain: Leaning on the Supply Chain for Data Sharing and Innovative New Chemicals and Formulations.” Click here for more information.