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May 2, 2014

BRAG/BIO World Congress Workshop On Navigating Regulatory Process


The BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, being held May 12-15, 2014, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the world's largest industrial biotechnology event for business leaders, investors, and policy makers in biofuels, biobased products, and renewable chemicals. BRAG and B&C will present a practical workshop to fully inform, equip, and assist renewable chemical producers in finding the path of least resistance on the road to commercialization.

"Commercializing Renewable Chemicals and Biobased Products: The Importance of Successfully and Efficiently Navigating the Regulatory Process"
Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Moderator: Lynn Bergeson, B&C

David Widawsky, Director – Economics, Exposure, and Technology Division, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT), EPA, Manager of the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

Tracy Williamson, Chief, Industrial Chemistry Branch, OPPT, EPA

Frank Pacholec, VP R&D/Corporate Sustainability Officer, Stepan Company

Nancy Clark, DuPont Industrial Biosciences

Topics include:
* Overview of the 90-day EPA new chemical notification review process

* Filling out the premanufacture notification (PMN) form — Top Ten Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

* Challenges posed by chemical identity/nomenclature under U.S. and European Union (EU) law

* Leveraging successfully pollution prevention benefits

For information and to register click here.