CIRS is to Host the Asian Helsinki Chemicals Forum and the 4th Summit Meeting on Chemical Regulations in Asia Pacific

On 24-25th October 2019, Asian Helsinki Chemicals Forum and the 4th Summit Meeting on Chemical Regulations in Asia Pacific will be jointly held by HCF and CIRS in Shanghai, China. This event focuses on international hot chemical issues, and aims to help chemical stakeholders know different international chemical management systems well; figures out the solution of industrial pollution; pays attention to the challenge and influence from chemical data. In addition to this, the conference will invite government officers and experts from China, Korea, Europe, Southeast Asia and Taiwan to interpret the chemical regulations and analyze regulation updates as well as management tendency.

Date

24-25 October 2019

Location

Intercontinental Shanghai Pudong – Tomson Grand Ballroom (2F)

No.777 Zhangyang Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai

Why attend?

  • It is the first time that Helsinki Chemicals Forum held in Asia. It is an independent conference with high-level speakers and innovative conference form. The content and conclusions of Asian HCF will be suitable and unique to the Asian context
  • Speakers include officers from OECD, ECHA, UNEP and other International Governmental Organizations (IGO); experts from industry associations and NGOs, such as Singapore Chemical Industry Council (SCIC) and IPEN etc.; chemical authorities in China and Korea- China MEE, NRCC, China Customs, Ministry of Transport in China and Korea MoE.
  • Detail Interpretation on updated chemical regulations in Asia pacific which are concerned by enterprises.
  • Social Event: Night Cruise on Huangpu River

Who shall attend?

  • Competent regulatory authorities from China, Japan, Korea and other Asian countries having or preparing chemicals regulations
  • Chemical and metal industry associations and companies in Asia
  • NGOs active on chemicals safety in Asia
  • Product Safety and Regulatory Affairs Professionals
  • Purchasing or Sourcing Manager - Chemicals
  • EHS Professionals and Consultants
  • MSDS Author and Hazard Communication Officer
  • Quality Control Manager
  • Product Registration Specialist
  • Import/Export Manager - Chemicals

Registration

Agenda

24th Oct. 2019

Time

Topics

Speakers

8:00-9:00

Registration

 

9:00-10:00

Opening speech

Yu Qunli, Deputy Director, Division of Commodity Inspection, General Administration of Customs, P.R.China.

Keynote speech

Anthony Cox, Deputy Director, Environment Directorate, OECD

Keynote speech: Sound Chemicals Management in a Sustainable World

Tim Kasten, Deputy Director, Economy Division, UNEP

10:00-10:20

Tea&break

 

10:20-12:20

Panel 1: How to measure the performance of different chemical management systems

Moderator: Eeva Leinala, Principal Administrator, Hazard Assessment and Risk Reduction Programmes, OECD

12:20-13:20

Lunch

 

13:20-15:20

Panel 2: lastics and circularity – from pollution to a value based proposition for all

Moderator: Jacob Duer, Chief, Chemicals and Health Branch, UN Environment Programme

15:20-15:40

Tea&break

 

15:40-17:30

Panel 3: The quality of and access to data on chemicals

Moderator: Hugo Waeterschoot, Management Advisor, Eurometaux

18:00-20:30

Dinner & Night Cruise on Huangpu River

 

25th Oct. 2019

Time

Topics

Speakers

9:00-9:30

Interpretation on Measures on Environmental Risk Assessment and Management of Chemicals (Exposure Draft)

Solid Waste and Chemical, Ministry of Ecology and Environment of the PRC

9:30-10:00

Revision on Measures on New Chemical Substance Management in China

Ministry of Ecology and Environment of the PRC

10:00-10:20

Q&A

 

10:20-10:40

Tea&break

 

10:40-11:10

Interpretation on revised Hazardous Chemical Inventory (2015) in China

NRCC, Ministry of Emergency Management of the PRC

11:10-11:40

JT/T-617 Regulations concerning Road Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Research Institute of Highway Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Transport of the PRC

11:40-12:00

Q&A

 

12:00-13:20

Lunch

 

13:20-13:50

Updates and current situation on K-REACH

Korea Ministry of Environment

13:50-14:20

Managing requirements and updates on chemical regulations in South-east Asia

Singapore Chemical Industry Council

14:20-14:40

Q&A

 

14:40-15:00

Tea&break

 

15:00-15:30

Measures on registration of new chemical substances and existing chemical substances in Taiwan

Sahtech

15:30-16:00

The obligation after registration of EU-REACH: dossier assessment, substance assessment etc.

European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

16:00-16:30

Chemical Regulation Update in Japan

T.B.D

16:30-16:50

Q&A

 

Speakers (TBD)

Anthony Cox, Deputy Director, Environment Directorate, OECD

Tim Kasten, Deputy Director, Economy Division, UNEP

Eeva Leinala, Principal Administrator, Hazard Assessment and Risk Reduction Programmes, OECD

Jacob Duer, Chief, Chemicals and Health Branch, UN Environment Programme

Hugo Waeterschoot, Management Advisor, Eurometaux

Erwin Annys, European Chemical Agency (ECHA)

Helsinki Chemicals Forum

Helsinki Chemicals Forum (HCF) is an independent forum aimed at promoting chemicals safety and chemicals management globally. The conference is built around high-profile panels and keynote presentations as well as related debates. The themes for the two day seminar are selected for their global relevance and topicality by the HCF Programme Committee. The Helsinki Chemicals Forum is organized by the Chemical Forum Association in cooperation with the European Chemical Agency (ECHA), the European Commission, the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC), and the Finnish Government with partners including the City of Helsinki, the Chemical Industry Federation of Finland and the University of Helsinki.

Summit Meeting on Chemical Regulations in Asia Pacific

The Summit Meeting on Chemical Regulations in Asia Pacific (SMCR) which was founded by the CIRS Group is regarded as the pioneer summit in China to communicate chemical regulations in Asia Pacific region. SMCR invites chemical regulatory experts, officials and industry representatives to share chemical regulatory updates and compliance solutions with an aim to assist collaboration among countries in Asia Pacific region, build transparent sharing of regulatory updates and enforcement measures, and promote the safety and sustainability of chemical industry in Asia Pacific region.

Contact

Ms. Susan Shen

Tel.: +86 571 8720 6574

Email: meeting@cirs-group.com