Past Seminars & Webinars

July 2020

TSCA Developments 2020, July 16, 2020, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (EDT), via webinar

This one-day virtual conference from Chemical Watch takes a deep dive into TSCA, with the latest developments since the law was amended in 2016. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), and Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, B&C, will be joined by EPA, industry, and non-governmental organization (NGO) representatives to discuss topics including:  TSCA fees, reporting, Significant New Use Rules (SNUR), risk evaluation and the management of existing chemicals, CBI substantiation, and litigation.

TSCA Fundamentals, July 15, 2020, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. (EDT) via webinar

During this 90 minute Chemical Watch training webinar Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, Bergeson & Campbell (B&C®), will present a general overview of TSCA – its legislative intent, key components, and role in the management of industrial chemicals. 

ELI Summer School Series 2020: Law & Policy of Products Regulation, July 14, 2020, 12:00 - 2:00 pm (EDT) via webinar

The life cycle of industrial, agricultural, and antimicrobial chemical products, especially those embedded in consumer products, has gained increasing public attention. Regulators are looking at the entire product lifecycle, including post-discard of  product at the end of its useful life, as well as toxicity data. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), will present chemical product regulations matters including risk communication, minimizing legal liability, and evolving policy matters. Register now

June 2020

Understanding Pesticide Regulation and the 9th circuit Dicamba Decision, June 26, 2020, 1:00 pm (EDT), via webinar

"Understanding Pesticide Regulation and the 9th circuit Dicamba Decision," presented by the American Agricultural Law Association (AALA), provided an overview of pesticide regulation and registrations in the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), the recent amended registrations for over-the-top (OTT) uses of dicamba, and the potential impacts of the recent 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in National Family Farm Coalition v. EPA on certain uses the herbicide dicamba this Spring. Jim Aidala, Senior Government Affairs Consultant with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented.

TSCA Reform – Four Years Later, June 24, 2020, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (EDT), via webinar

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), ELI, and the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health were pleased to present "TSCA Reform -- Four Years Later."  This complimentary virtual conference marked the fourth Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Annual Conference, reflecting on the accomplishments and challenges since the implementation of the 2016 Lautenberg Amendments and where TSCA stood on that day.

24th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference, June 15 - 19, 2020, via webinar

The 24th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering (GC&E) Conference, originally scheduled to take place in Seattle, WA, was a virtual event due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  GC&E, hosted by the American Chemical Society’s Green Chemistry Institute, has been a meeting ground for advancing sustainable science and solutions since 1997. The theme for the 2020 conference was “Systems-Inspired Design.” Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry at Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) presented “Road-map for Innovators - Commercialization in a Circular Economy.” B&C and the Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG®) were proud sponsors. 

HCPA IMPACT2020 Webinar Series, June 4, 2020, 11:00 am (EDT), via webinar

The Household & Commercial Products Association's (HCPA) virtual mid-year meeting webinar series, IMPACT2020, focused on public policy issues impacting the household and commercial products industry. Karin F. Baron, MSPH, Senior Regulatory Consultant with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented during the "International Affairs Council: Europe – South & Central America – Asia & Australia" session on June 4, 2020

May 2020

Value Chain Communications, May 28, 2020, via webinar

The American Coatings Association (ACA) presented the “Value Chain Communications” webinar featuring Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®). This webinar provided an overview of communicating the presence of chemicals in products from suppliers to manufacturers. The webinar addressed Safety Data Sheets, Consent Order provisions, as well as Significant New Use Restrictions (SNUR) conditions under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). 

WEBINAR -- Eurasia REACH: Achieving Timely Compliance with New Chemicals Requirements, May 27, 2020, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT

The Acta Group (Acta®) and EPPA were pleased to present the complimentary webinar “Eurasia REACH: Achieving Timely Compliance with New Chemicals Requirements.” Lynn L. Bergeson, President, Acta; Heather J. Blankinship, Senior Regulatory Consultant, Acta; Arkady Murashev, Chair, EPPA; Katia Filippova, Senior Adviser, EPPA; and Kate Stolbova, Regulatory Consultant, EPPA presented. 

GlobalChem Webinar Series Part 3: TSCA New Chemicals, May 13, 2020, 12:00 pm (EDT), via webinar

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) hostied a series of webinars designed to address major developments in chemicals management, and provided participants a chance to engage with policymakers and other key experts throughout the chemical industry value chain. Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented during the "TSCA New Chemicals" webinar, addressing key changes in the section 5 program, and challenges faced by EPA and submitters, including information requirements, assessment of risks, and practical tips.

Navigating the Jurisdictional Tightrope Between Biopesticides, Biostimulants, and Related Emerging Technologies, May 11, 2020, via webinar

Bergeson & Campbell P.C. (B&C®)  was pleased to present “Navigating the Jurisdictional Tightrope Between Biopesticides, Biostimulants, and Related Emerging Technologies” deconstructing the jurisdictional boundaries distinguishing pesticides, biopesticides, plant regulators, biostimulants, and related technologies. The webinar focused on draft EPA guidance intended to clarify the lines between and among those products that are subject to FIFRA registration as plant regulators and those biostimulant products not subject to FIFRA registration. The webinar also focused on new and evolving chemistry and technology issues that may blur some jurisdictional lines or potentially move products from one category to another.  Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, B&C; Lisa R. Burchi, Of Counsel, B&C; and Sheryl Dolan, Senior Regulatory Consultant, B&C, presented. A recording is available online

2020 ASTA Online, May 5, 2020, 11:00 am (EDT), via webinar

The American Spice Trade Association (ASTA) presented ASTA Online, a series of virtual events focusing on the future of agriculture and food technology and what companies can do to positively affect the impact labor conditions and climate change in the spice supply.  Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented “Chemical Product Issues of Note.”

April 2020

Navigating the Jurisdictional Tightrope Between Biopesticides, Biostimulants, and Related Emerging Technologies, April 29, 2020, 12:00 pm (EDT), via webinar

The American Bar Association (ABA) webinar “Navigating the Jurisdictional Tightrope Between Biopesticides, Biostimulants, and Related Emerging Technologies” with Bergeson & Campbell P.C. (B&C®) professionals deconstructed the jurisdictional boundaries distinguishing pesticides, biopesticides, plant regulators, biostimulants, and related technologies. The webinar focused on draft EPA guidance intended to clarify the lines between and among those products that are subject to FIFRA registration as plant regulators and those biostimulant products not subject to FIFRA registration. The webinar also focused on new and evolving chemistry and technology issues that may blur some jurisdictional lines or potentially move products from one category to another.  Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, B&C; Lisa R. Burchi, Of Counsel, B&C; and Sheryl Dolan, Senior Regulatory Consultant, B&C, presented.

Law, Climate Change, and Agriculture: legal tools in the arsenal, April 22, 2020, 12:00 pm (EDT), via webinar

The International Bar Association (IBA) webinar “Law, Climate Change, and Agriculture: legal tools in the arsenal” covered the role of innovative agriculture practices in combating climate change and highlighting the legal, policy, and institutional changes that will encourage innovation . Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, B&C, is Vice Chair of the Agricultural Law Section of IBA.

March 2020

ChemCon The Americas 2020, March 2-6, 2020, Philadelphia, PA

ChemCon The Americas 2020 was a global regulatory conference which brought together experts representing companies, authorities and international organizations from over 25 countries. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) was a proud sponsor and presented an in-depth TSCA Seminar on Monday, March 2nd with speakers including  Lynn L. Bergeson, Kathleen M. Roberts, Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., EPA officials, and industry leaders. 

February 2020

Environmental Law 2020, February 6-7, 2020, Washington, D.C., and via webinar

The American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (ALI CLE) and Environmental Law Institute (ELI) presented the two-day Environmental Law 2020 course, covering the latest developments in natural resources, climate, chemical, and endangered species law, as well as what is to come from the Supreme Court and under the current Administration and Congress. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), was a proud sponsor.  Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, B&C, presented “Toxic Substances and Emerging Contaminants: Legal Issues and Latest Developments.”

December 2019

Society for Risk Analysis 2019, December 8-12, 2019, Arlington, VA

SRA 2019, “Risk Analysis in the Data Analytics Era,” highlighted the important role risk analysts have in tackling risk problems and improving the science and practice of risk analysis. Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented "Worker Protection under the Toxic Substances Control Act."

HCPA XPAND2019, December 8-11, 2019, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

The Household & Commercial Products Association's (HCPA) XPAND2019 annual meeting focused on challenges and opportunities facing the household and commercial products industry. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) was a proud sponsor.

2019 ASPA Winter Meeting, December 10-11, 2019, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

The 2019 Automotive Specialty Product Alliance (ASPA) Winter Meeting provided members an opportunity to discuss the regulatory climate for the industry. Karin F. Baron, MSPH, Senior Regulatory Consultant, The Acta Group (Acta®) presented “GHS Overview and Implications of an Update to HCS 2012.”

November 2019

WEBINAR -- Value Chain Communications Required under TSCA Consent Orders and SNURs: How to Formulate Them and Optimize Their Value, November 13, 2019, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) was pleased to present the complimentary webinar “Value Chain Communications Required under TSCA Consent Orders and SNURs: How to Formulate Them and Optimize Their Value.” Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, B&C, and Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, B&C, discussed the categories of legally required risk communications to value chain participants required under TSCA Consent Orders and SNURs, and analyzed these communications through a legal, product stewardship, and practical lens.

WEBINAR -- Turkey REACH (KKDIK): Achieving Timely Compliance with New Chemicals Requirements, November 6, 2019, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST

Turkey’s Registration (Kaydı), Evaluation (Değerlendirilmesi), Authorization (İzni) and Restriction (Kısıtlanması) of Chemicals (Kimyasalların) (Turkey REACH/KKDIK) regulation was published by Turkey’s Ministry of Environment and Urbanization (MoEU) on June 23, 2017. The Acta Group (Acta®) and CRAD Çevre Risk Analiz Denetim A.Ş. were pleased to present the complimentary webinar “Turkey REACH (KKDIK): Achieving Timely Compliance with  New Chemicals Requirements.” 

Chemical Watch Regulatory Summit USA, November 4-5, 2019, Washington D.C.

Chemical Watch presented Regulatory Summit USA, focusing on the latest developments in global chemicals regulation, providing an in-depth focus on regulatory updates and practice from the US, Europe, Asia and around the world. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., (B&C®), presented “TSCA at 3: A panel session.”

October 2019

IPMI Annual Legislative and Public Affairs Conference, October 29 - 30, 2019, Washington, D.C.

The International Precious Metals Institute (IPMI) presented an Annual Legislative and Public Affairs Conference providing an insider’s look at global issues facing the precious metals industry. Christopher R. Bryant, Senior Regulatory Consultant, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented an Environmental Update.

ELI Award Dinner, October 22, 2019, Washington, D.C.

Since 1984, the faces and voices of ELI’s constituents have come together in a gathering of environmental professionals: the annual ELI Award Dinner. By honoring individuals and organizations for demonstrating outstanding commitment to environmental protection, ELI helps set the standards for the environmental profession. The dinner was a signal opportunity for environmental professionals to forge new bonds of cooperation, while supporting the agenda-setting research, education, and training programs of the Institute. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., (B&C®) was a proud sponsor. 

WEBINAR -- RCRA Improvements Rule: An Update and Discussion, October 16, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) was pleased to present the complimentary webinar “RCRA Improvements Rule:  An Update and Discussion.” Christopher R. Bryant, Senior Regulatory Consultant, B&C, presented.

The GreenTech Conference, October 1-3, 2019, Seattle, WA

The GreenTech Conference brought together leaders from some of the world’s most innovative companies in engaging with policymakers, lawmakers, technologists and NGOs to explore environmental protection in an era of transformative technological change.  Bergeson & Campbell, (B&C®) was a proud sponsor.

September 2019

Environmental Regulation 2019: Hot Topics, Regulatory Developments, and Practical Guidance for Corporate Compliance, September 27, 2019, New York, NY, and via webinar

Practising Law Institute’s one day, CLE eligible, Environmental Regulation 2019 program reviewed recent developments in environmental regulation – and de-regulation – affecting compliance obligations for a range of businesses and organizations.  Program faculty covered the impact of recent court decisions, new regulations, and enforcement initiatives on regulated entities, with an emphasis on providing practical suggestions for management of environmental risks and compliance obligations.  Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®),  presented “The Administration’s New Paradigm for Assessing Risk.”

International Chemicals Law 2019, September 26-27, 2019, Frankfurt, Germany

Lexxion Publishing provides the opportunity to learn about chemicals legislation in individual countries outside the EU at International Chemicals Law 2019. Learn from experts in the industry how far the GHS implementation is in the selected countries and what special features need to be considered. Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., (B&C®) will present “Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) - The State of Play for Industrial Chemicals in the USA.”

SCHC Fall 2019 Meeting, September 21-25, 2019, Arlington, VA

The SCHC Fall 2019 Meeting included professional development courses, a board meeting open to all members, and a general meeting with poster session. Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., (B&C®) presented “Update on SNURs and Nanomaterials.”

Product Stewardship 2019, September 10-12, 2019, Columbus, OH

The ​​Product Stewardship Conference brought together professionals from more than a dozen different industry sectors and throughout the value chain to deliver unique education and networking opportunities. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), has served as president elect of the Product Stewardship Society (PSS) since 2017 and began her term as the PSS President during this meeting. Scott J. Burya, Ph.D., Regulatory Chemist, B&C, presented on regulatory barriers to innovation and how to address them.

July 2019

WEBINAR—New TSCA at 3: Key Implementation Issues, July 25, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) was pleased to present the complimentary webinar “New TSCA at 3:  Key Implementation Issues.” Alexandra Dapolito Dunn, Assistant Administrator, EPA Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention; Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, B&C; and Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, B&C, presented. 

WEBINAR—FDA FSMA Food Defense Plan Requirements, July 24, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) was pleased to present the complimentary webinar “FDA FSMA Food Defense Plan Requirements.” Karin F. Baron, MSPH, Senior Regulatory Consultant, B&C, and Scott J. Burya, Ph.D., Regulatory Chemist, B&C, presented.

ELI Summer School Series 2019: Law & Policy of Products Regulation, July 23, 2019, Washington, D.C. and via webinar

The life cycle of industrial, agricultural, and antimicrobial chemical products, especially those embedded in consumer products, has gained increasing public attention. Regulators are looking at the entire product lifecycle, including post-discard of  product at the end of its useful life, as well as toxicity data. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented chemical product regulations matters including risk communication, minimizing legal liability, and evolving policy matters.

June 2019

TSCA: Three Years Later, Monday, June 24, 2019, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EDT, Milken Institute School of Public Health, Washington, D.C.

The Environmental Law Institute (ELI), the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, and Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) held a one-day conference providing updates and insights regarding year three of the federal government’s implementation of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act that amended the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) on June 22, 2016.  Speakers provided an overview of the current state of TSCA implementation, ongoing and emerging issues, and related developments.  Afternoon breakout sessions invited all participants to discuss current law and policy issues.

This conference (in-person and webinar) was free and open to the public, but registration was required, at the ELI website.

Chemical Watch Expo 2019: Global Chemical Regulations, June 12-13, 2019, Brussels, Belgium

The third annual Chemical Watch Expo was a two-day event for regulatory professionals from around the world to take part in practical, topical workshops and to seek their next service to help with chemical regulatory compliance throughout the supply chain.  Lynn L. Bergeson, President, the Acta Group (Acta®), presented on New Chemicals under TSCA. Acta was a proud sponsor. 

23rd Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference, June 11-13, 2019, Reston, VA

The 23rd Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference (GC&E), hosted by the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Green Chemistry Institute®, provided an opportunity for a diverse network of over 500 academic, industrial, and government stakeholders to network and learn about the newest ideas in sustainable approaches to chemistry, chemicals, processes, and products. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and the Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG®) were proud sponsors.

May 2019

WEBINAR -- Preserving Cosmetics on a Global Scale: It is Harder than You Think, May 22, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT

The Acta Group (Acta®) was pleased to present the complimentary webinar “Preserving Cosmetics on a Global Scale: It is Harder than You Think.” Karin F. Baron, MSPH, Senior Regulatory Consultant, Acta; Scott J. Burya, Ph.D., Regulatory Chemist, Acta; and Jane S. Vergnes, Ph.D., DABT®, Vice President, Scientific Affairs and Director of Toxicology, Acta, presented.

WEBINAR—Sustainable Investment in Agriculture, May 22, 2019, 12:00 pm EDT

The IBA Agricultural Law Section, supported by the ABA Section of Environment Energy and Resources, Committee on Pesticides, Chemical Regulation and Right-to-Know, the Environmental Law Institute and the National Agricultural Law Center, presented “Sustainable Investment in Agriculture,” with a focus on emerging legal issues in the area of sustainable and responsible investment in agriculture. Presenters discussed emerging tools and legal models for ensuring sustainable investment in agriculture, with a focus on the UNIDROIT initiative; due diligence for proposed investments; financial instruments; and where we go from here. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), and Vice Chair, International Bar Association, Agricultural Law Section, moderated. A recording and additional resources are available online.

HCPA IMPACT2019, May 1-3, 2019, Washington, D.C.

The Household & Commercial Products Association's (HCPA) IMPACT2019 mid-year meeting focused on challenges and opportunities facing the household and commercial products industry. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented "TSCA Risk Evaluation and Regulatory Issues: Do You Feel Me Now?" B&C was a proud sponsor.

NACD Washington Fly-In, May 1-2, 2019, Arlington, VA

Each spring chemical distributors and their supply chain partners from around the country meet with their elected officials in Washington, DC to educate Members of Congress and push for important policy goals. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®),was a proud sponsor of the 2019 NACD Washington Fly-In.

April 2019

WEBINAR -- FIFRA Hot Topics in Pesticide, Biocides, and Other Agricultural Chemicals Regulation and Litigation, April 24, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) was pleased to present the complimentary webinar “FIFRA Hot Topics in Pesticide, Biocides, and Other Agricultural Chemicals Regulation and Litigation.” Richard P. Keigwin, Jr., Director, Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP), Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); Amy Plato Roberts, Regulatory Affairs Manager, Lallemand Plant Care, North America; Lisa M. Campbell, Partner, B&C; and James V. Aidala, Senior Government Affairs Consultant, B&C, presented. 

The Adhesive and Sealant Council 2019 Annual Spring Convention & Expo, April 8-10, 2019, Philadelphia, PA

The 2019 ACS Annual Spring Convention & Expo was the largest gathering of adhesive and sealant professionals in North America and included technical sessions focusing on market trends, technology applications, and regulatory developments. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) presented “TSCA Implementation: Where Are We At?” B&C was a proud sponsor. 

The Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference, April 3-5, 2019, Washington, D.C.

ABLC2019 was a connected series of 6 conferences on the most important issues in the Bioeconomy right now. These conferences provided updates from key government agencies as well as industry presentations on finance, R&D, and effective scale-up. Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) presented. B&C and the Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG) were proud sponsors.

ACS Spring 2019 National Meeting & Exposition, March 31 - April 4, 2019, Orlando, FL

The Spring 2019 National Meeting & Exposition brought together chemistry professionals to share ideas and advance scientific and technical knowledge.  Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) presented “SCHB: Frontiers in Green Chemistry for Small Businesses.”

March 2019

AsiaHub Summit USA 2019, March 21-22, 2019, Washington D.C.

The two day Asia Hub Summit USA provided an opportunity to hear from regulators and speakers from industry, who provided their perspectives on both the regulations themselves and best practices for staying compliant. Karin F. Baron, MSPH, Senior Regulatory Consultant with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) presented “Forecast of China, USA and EU Chemical Regulations in 2019.” B&C was an exhibitor.

WEBINAR -- Prop 65: Exposure Assessments and Compliance Implications, March 20, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) is pleased to have presented the complimentary webinar “Prop 65: Exposure Assessments and Compliance Implications.” The webinar discussed legal, scientific, and practical considerations for companies to evaluate before deciding to conduct and rely upon exposure assessments determinations that Prop 65 warning requirements do not apply.  The webinar consisted of 45 minutes of presentation, followed by a 15-minute Q&A period. Lisa R. Burchi, Of Counsel, B&C, and Jason E. Johnston, M.S., Senior Scientist, B&C, presented.

Food Contact Regulations USA 2019, March 19-20, 2019, Washington D.C.

Over two days, the annual Food Contact Regulations USA conference offered guidance on the latest developments in food contact materials from experts (including regulators, specialist consultants, and industry) using informative presentations, panel discussions, and interactive Q&As. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) was an exhibitor.

Navigating the PMN Process Under Amended TSCA, March 18, 2019, Las Vegas, Nevada

The Society for Chemical Hazard Communication's (SCHC) Professional Development Training Program presented "Navigating the Premanufacture Notice (PMN) Process Under the Amended Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA)" for regulatory and hazard communication professionals looking to obtain a deeper understanding and practical know-how in TSCA and the PMN preparation process. This workshop included an overview of the new chemical review process, a detailed discussion on current challenges the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and new chemical innovators face under TSCA and their associated commercial and market impacts, tips PMN submitters should consider to ensure an efficient and surprise-free new chemical review, and a lively discussion on ideas to minimize review time. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®); Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, B&C; and Kathleen M. Roberts, Vice President of B&C® Consortia Management, L.L.C. (BCCM), instructed.

Society of Toxicology 58th Annual Meeting & ToxExpo, March 10-14, 2019, Baltimore, MD

The Society of Toxicology’s 58th Annual Meeting & ToxExpo included scientific sessions, continuing education courses, symposium and workshop sessions and more. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), and Jane S. Vergnes, Ph.D., DABT®, Director of Toxicology, B&C, presented “Data for Chemical Evaluations: Secret or Otherwise.”

2019 GlobalChem Conference, March 6-8, 2019, Washington, D.C.

The 2019 GlobalChem Conference offered a valuable opportunity to not only review recent developments in global chemicals management but to also meet and reconnect with industry peers and key government representatives. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and consulting affiliate The Acta Group (Acta®) were exhibitors.

Nebraska Ethanol Board 2019 Emerging Issues Forum, March 7-8, 2019, La Vista, NE

The Nebraska Ethanol Board’s 2019 Emerging Issues Forum focused on the federal biofuels policy landscape and emerging industry trends.  Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and the Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG®) were proud sponsors.  Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, B&C, presented “Legal & Regulatory Considerations for Renewable Chemical Production – Brief Overview from the Experts.”

Exporting Chemicals And Hazardous Materials, March 7, 2019, 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST, Akron, OH

Cleveland State University presented “Exporting Chemicals And Hazardous Materials,” for business development executives, sales managers, shipping managers, export coordinators and sales coordinators to learn more about compliance measures to ensure successful export transactions, upcoming EU REACH registration deadlines, South Korea REACH requirements, regulations in China and Canada, and more. Karin F. Baron, MSPH, Senior Regulatory Consultant, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented.

February 2019

WEBINAR - SEER Essentials: The New Toxic Substances Control Act - What All Lawyers and Consultants Need to Know, February 27, 2019, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST

The New Toxic Substances Control Act - What All Lawyers and Consultants Need to Know,” part of the ABA's Section of Environment, Energy & Resources Law (SEER) Essentials series, provided the basics of the U.S. Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and was essential for all practitioners operating in the chemicals and chemical products space. The new TSCA has many implementation steps and phases; knowing what these are is essential to staying both compliant and competitive. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), moderated the program.

WEBINAR - - Chemical Regulation After the Mid-Terms: What We Can Expect to See in 2019, February 20, 2019

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and Bloomberg BNA were pleased to present “Chemical Regulation After the Mid-Terms: What We Can Expect to See in 2019,” the fifth and final webinar in the 2018 Chemical Policy Summit Series. The mid-term elections fundamentally changed the balance of power on Capitol Hill, and the result will have a significant impact on chemical regulation and environmental matters generally.  The Democrats are now firmly in control of the House, and Congressional oversight will be in high gear.  The House is widely expected to launch a dizzying number of investigations, almost certainly some of them related to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) positions on climate change, the role of science, ethical lapses, and deregulation in general.  The use of subpoenas is also expected to be in full display this year.  House and Senate leadership in key Committee assignments will change and so also will the personalities, tone, and content of Congressional oversight of and priority setting related to chemical and other environmental matters. Speakers Alexandra Dapolito Dunn, Assistant Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention; Beau Greenwood, Executive Vice President, Government Affairs, CropLife America; Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, B&C; and James V. Aidala, Senior Government Affairs Consultant, B&C, offered a timely, focused, and riveting discussion.

December 2018

HCPA XPAND2018, December 3-5, 2018, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The Household & Commercial Products Association's (HCPA) XPAND2018 annual meeting focused on challenges and opportunities facing the household and commercial products industry. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) was a proud sponsor. Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, B&C, presented "The Advantages and Legal Consequences of Ramped Up Supply Chain Communications."

November 2018

Synthetic Yarn and Fabric Association Fall Conference: The Strong Economy and Advances in Technology

The Synthetic Yarn and Fabric Association (SYFA) Fall Conference brought together individuals affiliated with the synthetic yarn and fiber industry to discuss business, innovations, and regulatory changes. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented regarding California’s Proposition 65.

ChemCon Europe 2018, November 12-16, 2018, Budapest, Hungary

ChemCon Europe 2018 brought together experts representing companies, authorities and international organizations from over 30 countries. Presentations given by more than 50 speakers from governments and industry focused in the field of international chemical legislation all over the world, including REACH, TSCA, GHS and country specific information on inventories, and labelling requirements. Michael S. Wenk, M.S., Senior Regulatory Consultant, The Acta Group (Acta®), presented "Middle East - Chemical Management and Product Regulation."

Electrical and Electronic Equipment and the Environment Conference, November 14-15, 2018, London, England

The 2018 Electrical and Electronic Equipment and the Environment Conference covered all the key requirements pertinent to placing hardware products on the market, offering the ideal, one-stop opportunity to catch up with current issues, catch a glimpse of the road ahead, and chat with experts and peers. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented "Life in the Trump Lane: Key U.S. Policy and Regulatory Initiatives under the Trump/Pruitt Administration." 

27th Annual Eastern Boot Camp on Environmental Law, November 12-14, 2018, Washington, D.C.

The Environmental Law Institute’s (ELI) three day Eastern Boot Camp provided a three-day immersion in environmental law for new and seasoned professionals. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), was on the faculty.

7th Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization Conference 2018, November 8-10, 2018, Washington, D.C.

The 2018 Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization (SNO) conference included presentations on the applications, effects, implications, analytical methods, and lifecycle aspects of nanomaterials, while exploring how nanomaterials and nanotechnology can improve the sustainability of selected fields. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) presented.

WEBINAR -- Proposition 65 Warning Requirements and Compliance Strategies, November 7, 2018, 11:00 a.m. EDT

Compliance & Risks presented a complimentary webinar “Proposition 65 Warning Requirements and Compliance Strategies.” Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and Lisa R. Burchi, Of Counsel, B&C, presented an overview of California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment new Prop 65 warning label requirements that took effect on August 30, 2018. 

Biocides USA, November 6-7, 2018, San Francisco, California

The fourth annual Biocides USA, presented by Chemical Watch, covered new developments in United States biocidal product regulation, as well as global regulations in China, South Korea, Vietnam, India, the European Union, and Canada. Brian Xu, M.D., Ph.D., DABT®, toxicologist with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented on pesticide regulations in China.

October 2018

Regulatory Summit USA, October 31 - November 1, 2018, Arlington, Virginia

Chemical Watch’s Regulatory Summit USA focused on the latest developments in state level, federal and global chemical legislation, including TSCA, REACH, and California’s Proposition 65. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) presented. B&C was a proud sponsor.

WEBINAR -- Keeping up with FSMA – Rules, Obligations, and Key Compliance Dates, October 17, 2018, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT

With the pending implementation dates of several core elements of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), many manufacturers are challenged in addressing efficiently and smartly supply chain complexities. This webinar, presented by Karin F. Baron, MSPH, Senior Regulatory Consultant, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, B&C, and Scott J. Burya, Ph.D., Regulatory Chemist, B&C, showed participants how to prepare for these forthcoming deadlines and how the intended use of a substance impacts regulatory obligations. The webinar consists of 45 minutes of presentation followed by a 15-minute Q&A session. 

IBA 2018 Annual Conference, October 7-11, 2018, Rome, Italy

The International Bar Association’s (IBA) 2018 Annual Conference in Rome, Italy, presented an unparalleled opportunity to exchange knowledge and to create and renew a global network of colleagues and business contacts. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner at Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), moderated the Sustainable Investment in Agriculture session.

September 2018

Product Stewardship 2018, September 27-29, 2018, Washington, D.C.

The Product Stewardship Conference addressed global safety, environmental, and regulatory challenges by bringing together prominent professionals to present and discuss global emerging issues, case studies, practical experiences, and new developments. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner at Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and member of the Product Stewardship Society Board of Directors since 2015, presented. B&C was a proud silver sponsor.

AsiaHub Summit Europe, September 27-28, 2018, Brussels, Belgium

Chemical Watch’s AsiaHub Summit Europe brought together experts on China, Taiwan, South Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam providing updates on recent regulatory developments, with timely updates from India, Japan, and Malaysia. Brian Xu, M.D., Ph.D., DABT®, toxicologist with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented regarding regulations in China vs. those in the US and Europe.

National Association of Chemical Distributors 2018 Northeast Region Meeting, September 24-26, 2018, Newport, Rhode Island

The 2018 NACD Northeast Region Meeting included a state of affairs meeting for members as well as relevant legislative and regulatory updates. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) presented on TSCA compliance.

CLA and RISE 2018 Annual Meeting, September 23-25, 2018, Amelia Island, Florida

The 2018 CropLife America and RISE Annual Meeting brought together government representatives, scientists, and industry professionals to address science and regulatory issues impacting the crop protection and specialty pesticide industries. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) was a proud sponsor.

WEBINAR - - TSCA Confidential Business Information and Generic Naming: Analyzing the New Rules, September 18, 2018, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and Bloomberg BNA were pleased to present “TSCA Confidential Business Information and Generic Naming: Analyzing the New Rules,” the fourth webinar in the 2018 Chemical Policy Summit Series. Protecting confidential business information (CBI), including chemical identity, has never been easy but remains an essential component of a successful commercial chemical strategy.  New Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 14 is much more prescriptive about what can and cannot be protected and what submitters must do to substantiate CBI to withstand scrutiny.  This complimentary, hour-long webinar focused on what’s new, what’s not, and how best strategically to create generic names to protect specific chemical substance identity. Tracy C. Williamson, Ph.D., Chief, Industrial Chemistry Branch, EPA; Scott M. Sherlock, Attorney Advisor, EPA; and Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, B&C, presented. 

WEBINAR - - Chemical Regulation in the Middle East, September 12, 2018 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EDT

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and The Acta Group (Acta®) were pleased to present “Chemical Regulation in the Middle East.” This complimentary webinar was presented in conjunction with the recently released book “Chemical Regulation in the Middle East,” written by Michael S. Wenk, M.S., Senior Regulatory Consultant with B&C and Acta. Mr. Wenk presented an overview of chemical substance regulation in the Middle East with a focus on key chemical control programs in Bahrain, Egypt, Israel, Oman, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia.

July 2018

ELI Summer School Series 2018: Law & Policy of Products Regulation, July 24, 2018, Washington, D.C. and via Webinar

The life cycle of industrial, agricultural, and antimicrobial chemical products, especially those embedded in consumer products, has gained increasing public attention. Regulators are beginning to look at the entire product life cycle, including after the discard of a product at the end of its useful life, not just toxicity data. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented Law & Policy of Products Regulation, examining the regulation of chemicals that are used in industrial and consumer products, as well as pesticides, and describing the new governance and stewardship initiatives being considered globally by a wide variety of stakeholders to diminish the potential for adverse effects from chemicals. A complimentary recording of this presentation is available on ELI's website.

June 2018

WEBINAR - - TSCA at 2: An Update on Implementation and Hot Topics, June 25, 2018, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EDT

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and Bloomberg BNA were pleased to present “TSCA at 2: An Update on Implementation and Hot Topics,” the third webinar in the 2018 Chemical Policy Summit Series. Since enactment on June 22, 2016, of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has implemented a muscular regulatory program expressing Congress’ intent for a new and improved Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).  Participants joined us for a lively, informative, and up-to-the-minute discussion of the very latest with Nancy B. Beck, Ph.D., D.A.B.T.®, Deputy Assistant Administrator, EPA OCSPP; Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, B&C; Misty L. Bogle, Global Product Stewardship Manager, Vertellus Specialties Inc.; and Michael Gould, EH&S Committee Chairman, RadTech North America.

Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference, June 18-20, 2018, Portland, Oregon

The 22nd Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference (GC&E), hosted by the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Green Chemistry Institute®, provided an opportunity for a diverse network of over 500 academic, industrial, and government stakeholders to network and learn about the newest ideas in sustainable approaches to chemistry, chemicals, processes, and products. This year’s conference highlighted the theme, “Product innovation using greener chemistries.”  Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented “New TSCA and Green Chemistry Innovation.” B&C was a proud sponsor. 

NanoBCA 2018 Annual Conference, June 14, 2018, Washington D.C.

The 17th Annual Conference of the NanoBusiness Commercialization Association (NanoBCA) welcomed leading experts from private industry who were commercializing nanomaterials, representatives from government agencies, and public policy leaders. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) is a proud member of NanoBCA. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, B&C, presented. 

Environmental Regulation 2018: Hot Topics, Regulatory Developments, and Practical Guidance for Corporate Compliance, June 8, 2018, New York, New York and Via Webinar

Environmental Regulation 2018: Hot Topics, Regulatory Developments, and Practical Guidance for Corporate Compliance, hosted by the Practicing Law Institute (PLI), provided a comprehensive overview of recent developments in environmental regulation – and de-regulation – affecting compliance obligations for a range of businesses and organizations.  Among other topics, this program covered the impact of recent court decisions, new regulations, and enforcement initiatives on regulated entities, with an emphasis on providing practical suggestions for management of environmental risks and compliance obligations. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner at Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented "Chemical Regulation: Defining the Issues." 

May 2018

WEBINAR - - TSCA Reform and Regulation, May 15, 2018, 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. EDT

The TSCA Reform and Regulation webinar, hosted by the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP) Cyber Chapter and presented by Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), summarized key changes in the law and review major TSCA implementation measures.  Special emphasis focused on new chemicals regulation and the challenges chemical manufacturers and importers are experiencing as a consequence of the new law.

RadTech 2018, May 7-9, 2018, Chicago, Illinois

RadTech Technology Expo and Conference, the world’s largest event dedicated to the educational, technical, and scientific advancement of ultraviolet (UV) and electron beam (EB) technologies. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented “What RadTech Members Need to Know about New TSCA.”

New Developments in Pesticide Law and Policy, May 8, 2018, Washington D.C.

ABA Section of Environment, Energy and Resources and CropLife America presented New Developments in Pesticide Law and Policy, a conference covering crop protection product regulation in the United States and Europe.  Lisa M. Campbell, Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) moderated the “FIFRA Enforcement & Compliance” panel.

April 2018

NACD Washington Fly-In, April 25-26, 2018, Arlington, Virginia

The NACD Washington Fly-In brought chemical distributors and their supply chain partners from around the country to meet with their elected officials in Washington, DC to educate Members of Congress and push for important policy goals. Meeting face-to-face with legislators is the most effective way to get your message heard on Capitol Hill. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), was a proud sponsor. 

Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC) Spring 2018 Meeting, April 21-25, 2018, Orlando, Florida

The SCHC Spring 2018 Meeting included professional development courses, a board meeting open to all members, and a general meeting with poster session. Michael S. Wenk, M.S., Senior Regulatory Consultant with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) in Central America and Mexico.

ABA Spring Conference, April, 18-20, 2018, Orlando, Florida

The ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources’ 47th Annual Spring Conference explored the key topics and issues confronting environmental, energy, and resources lawyers today. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner at Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented “The New Administration on the World Stage: From NAFTA to Paris, ozone, oceans, chemicals, and e-waste.”

WEBINAR - - FIFRA Hot Topics, April 10, 2018, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and Bloomberg BNA were pleased to present “FIFRA Hot Topics,” the second webinar in the 2018 Chemical Policy Summit Series. This complimentary, hour-long webinar featured Rick P. Keigwin, Jr., Director, Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP), Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Daniella Taveau, former International Trade Negotiator for EPA and now Regulatory and Global Trade Strategist, King & Spalding, and William L. Jordan, former senior toxics lawyer with EPA’s OPP and Office of General Counsel.  This timely and fascinating conversation was augmented by B&C Senior Government Affairs Consultant, James V. Aidala, and moderated by Lisa M. Campbell, Partner, B&C. 

Topics covered included OPP priorities and current FIFRA implementation issues,  ESA opportunities and challenges, the EPA OPP program budget and industry fee contributions (e.g., the Pesticide Registration Improvement Act (PRIA)), registration review actions on glyphosate, neonicotinoid insecticides, pollinator protection, trade barriers, other globalization challenges, and more.

March 2018

TRFA Spring Meeting, March 11-14, 2018, Nashville, Tennessee

The Thermoset Resin Formulators Association (TRFA) 2018 Annual Meeting & Short Course provided an opportunity to deepen established industry and professional relationships and develop new ones with industry leaders who provided information on issues that are a common concern for thermoset resin formulators and their suppliers. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented. 

CPDA 2018 Regulatory Policy Conference, March 13, 2018, Crystal City, Virginia

CPDA 2018 Regulatory Policy Conference provided Council of Producers & Distributors of Agrotechnology (CPDA) members and non-members alike a valuable opportunity to gather to discuss key developments and regulatory challenges, unique to the agrotechnology industry, that was addressed for companies to stay competitive and operate successfully in the global marketplace. Participants received insights from regulatory agency officials on addressing the requirements specific to manufacturers, formulators, distributors, and suppliers of adjuvants and inert ingredients. Sheryl Lindros Dolan, Senior Regulatory Consultant at Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented “2018 FIFRA Regulatory Outlook.”

Toxic Torts and Environmental Law, March 1-2, 2018, Nashville, Tennessee

DRI’s Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Committee, in conjunction with the American Chemistry Council (ACC), presented “Toxic Torts and Environmental Law: Building a Modern Toolkit to Face Emerging Issues.” This two day conference featured the latest science and regulatory developments for both litigators and counselors to learn new hits and old standards. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), and James J. Jones, Executive Vice President at the Consumer Specialty Products Association, presented “New TSCA: Repercussions in Commercial Transactions, Supply Chain Relationships, and Toxic Tort and Product Liability Law.”

Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference on Development & Deployment, February 28 - March 2, 2018, Washington, D.C.

ABLC 2018 was a connected series of five conferences on the most important issues in the bioeconomy. These conferences provided updates from key government agencies, an opening session with the heads of top trade organizations, and information on policy, finance, partnerships, world class R&D, and effective scale-up. Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Senior Chemist at Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), and Lauren M. Graham, Ph.D., Manager with B&C® Consortia Management (BCCM), presented.

GlobalChem 2018, February 28 - March 2, 2018, Washington, D.C.

For over 30 years, GlobalChem has been the chemical industry’s premier policy and regulatory conference of its kind. Each year, this annual gathering of industry professionals offers a valuable opportunity to review key developments in the global chemicals management arena while looking ahead to some of the most pressing issues the industry faces. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) affiliate The Acta Group (Acta®) were a proud sponsor.

February 2018

AsiaHub Summit USA 2018, February 26-27, 2018, San Francisco, California

Chemical Watch presented “AsiaHub Summit USA 2018,” bringing together experts on China, Taiwan, South Korea, Thialand, and Vietnam to provide updates on recent regulatory developments. Brian Xu, M.D., Ph.D., DABT®, toxicologist with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented “Forecast of China, USA, and EU Chemical Regulation in 2018.”

Where Do We Stand on Alternative Testing? Looking back and peering forward, February 20-21, 2018, Los Angeles, California

The University of California Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology (UC CEIN) presented “Where Do We Stand on Alternative Testing? Looking back and peering forward,” a two-day workshop bringing together opinion leaders to discuss the past decade of nano-government. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner at Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), participated. 

Environmental Law 2018, February 8-9, 2018, Washington D.C. and Via Webcast

The American Law Institute (ALI) and the Environmental Law Institute (ELI) presented “Environmental Law 2018,” a two day course for lawyers and environmental professionals covering key developments in our natural resources, climate, chemical, and endangered species law, as well as what is ahead from the Supreme Court and under the current Administration and Congress. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented “TSCA, FIFRA, and Chemical Regulation: Federal and State Perspectives.”

WEBINAR - - Chemical Regulation in 2018: A Sneak Preview of Things to Come, February 8, 2018, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and Bloomberg BNA were pleased to present “Chemical Regulation in 2018: A Sneak Preview of Things to Come,” the first webinar in the B&C/Bloomberg BNA 2018 Chemical Policy Summit Series. Participants joined us for a focused discussion, featuring Nancy B. Beck, Ph.D., a top EPA Administration leader, of priorities that faced EPA’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP), focusing on Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) implementation issues and many hot topics in the pesticide area including Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) issues including glyphosate, pollinators, and much more.  

TSCA Reform Implementation Seminar: Impacts and Best Practices for the New Chemicals Law, February 7, 2018, Lansing, Michigan

The Michigan Chemistry Council presented a unique and valuable seminar, featuring top-notch experts and a panel of chemical and automotive sector practitioners, that offered insights into the impacts of TSCA reform as well as best practices for your company or clients to successfully navigate the challenges of new regulations. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented on TSCA implementation and upcoming activities as the keynote speaker.  The first 20 in-person registrants also received a complimentary copy of “New TSCA: A Guide to the Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act and Its Implementation,” authored and edited by Ms. Bergeson and Charles M. Auer, Senior Regulatory and Policy Advisor at B&C, and co-authored by other members of B&C’s outstanding TSCA practice group. 

December 2017

2017 ISEA Annual Meeting, November 29 - December 1, 2017, Arlington, Virginia

The 2017 International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) Annual Meeting provided information on all things safety equipment, including advocacy, policy updates and connecting with safety equipment industry colleagues. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), and Lisa R. Burchi, of Counsel at B&C, spoke. 

November 2017

Electrical and Electronic Equipment and the Environment Conference, November 1-2, 2017, London, England

RINA Consulting hosted “Electrical and Electronic Equipment and the Environment conference 2017: Meeting the technical and regulatory compliance challenges,” a two day training conference that covered all the key requirements pertinent to placing hardware products on the market. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented “Life in the Trump Lane: key US policy and regulatory initiatives under the Trump/Pruitt administration.”

October 2017

Chemical Watch 5th Regulatory Summit USA 2017, October 18-19, 2017, Washington D.C.

The Chemical Watch 5th Annual two-day Summit brought together experts in global chemicals regulations from around the world. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., (B&C®) Senior Regulatory Consultant Michael S. Wenk, M.S., presented “Chemical Substance Regulation in the Middle East” and Senior Chemist Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., presented “Outlook for Green and Sustainable Chemistry.” Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner of B&C, chaired the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) session.

TSCA: Best Practices in Toxicology, Risk, and Chemical Management Strategies Fall 2017 Symposium, October 13, 2017, Washington D.C.

TSCA: Best Practices in Toxicology, Risk, and Chemical Management Strategies Fall 2017 Symposium, a joint symposium, was hosted by the National Capital Area Chapter of SOT (NCAC) and the American Chemical Society’s Local Section, the Chemical Society of Washington Chapter (CSW), brought together diverse viewpoints across government, industry, and NGOs, and discussed the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Reform. Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Senior Chemist at Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) presented “The Effect of TSCA Reform on New and Existing Chemicals: EPA Review, Regulation, and Testing Requirements.”

2017 Retail Law Conference, October 10-12, 2017, Chicago Illinois

The 2017 Retail Law Conference covered pressing issues facing the retail industry and provides ample opportunity for interactive participation in roundtable discussions, Q&A with speakers, and networking breaks. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., (B&C®) Managing Partner Lynn L. Bergeson spoke at “A Peek Behind the Curtain: Retailers, New Technologies, and What You Need to Know.” B&C was a proud sponsor. 

Séance D’information En Réglementation, October 11, 2017, Anjou, Quebec

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., (B&C®) Senior Chemist Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., presented regarding the implementation of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (Lautenberg) at séance d'information en réglementation hosted by the Association pour le Développement et I’Innovation en Chimie au Québec (ADICQ).

September 2017

Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC) Fall 2017 Meeting, September 23 – 27, 2017, Arlington, Virginia

The SCHC Fall 2017 Meeting included professional development courses, a board meeting open to all members, and the general meeting.  Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., (B&C®) was a proud exhibitor.

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