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

Updated on 20 Sep. 2019

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

Support


Sponsor

 

Registration

Agenda

24th Oct. 2019

Time

Topics

Speakers

8:00-9:00

Registration

 

9:00-9:10
Opening speech

9:10-10:10

Keynote speech: Report on inspection and supervision of import & export dangerous goods

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

Keynote speech: Cooperative solutions to emerging challenges in implementing industrial chemicals management systems

Anthony Cox, Deputy Director, Environment Directorate, OECD

Keynote speech: Sound Chemicals Management in a Sustainable World

Tim Kasten, Deputy Director, Economy Division, UNEP

10:10-10:30

Tea&break

 

10:30-12:20

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

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

Panelist:

1. Risk & Policy Analysts (RPA): Meg Postle, Director

2. Shenzhen Zero Waste: Da Mao, Exclusive Director

3. Dow Chemical (China): Jing Dong, Asia Pacific Director

4. China NRCC: Yunxiu Guo, Deputy Director

12:20-13:20

Lunch

 

13:20-15:10

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

Moderator: Tim Kasten, Deputy Director, Economy Division, UNEP

Panelists:

1. Thailand Pollution Control Department: Pralong Dumrongthai, Director General

2. European Chemicals Agency (ECHA): Erwin Annys, Head of Unit Support and Enforcement

3. IPEN:Jane Bremmer, Plastics Advisor

4. Alliance to Plastic Waste: Yoke Loon Lim, President, Dow China

5. China Solid Waste and Chemicals Management Technical Center (SCC)

15:10-15:30

Tea&break

 

15:30-17:20

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

Moderator: Hugo Waeterschoot, Management Advisor, Eurometaux

Panelists:

1. OECD: Bob Diderich, Head of Division

2. SETAC ASIA: Jing You, President

3. Sahtech: Jowitt Li, Director

4. European Chemicals Agency (ECHA): Erwin Annys, Head of Unit Support and Enforcement

5. Only Representative Organisation: Dieter Drohmann, President

18:00-20:30

Dinner & Night Cruise on Huangpu River

 

25th Oct. 2019

Time

Topics

Speakers

9:00-9:30

Current situation and challenges on environmental management of chemicals in China

Wei Hong Lian, Head Engineer, Technical Center for Solid Waste and Chemical Management, Ministry of Ecology and Environment of the PRC

9:30-10:00

Interpretation on revised Hazardous Chemical Inventory (2015) in China

Chen Jinhe, Associate senior doctor, NRCC, Ministry of Emergency Management of the PRC

10:00-10:20

Q&A

 

10:20-10:40

Tea&break

 

10:40-11:10

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

Wu Jinzhong, Chief Engineer, Research Institute of Highway Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Transport of the PRC

11:10-11:40

How to inspect import & Export dangerous goods and their packages

Liu Feng, Director, Department of Commodity Inspection, Shanghai Customs

11:40-12:00

Q&A

 

12:00-13:30

Lunch

 

13:30-14:00

Updates and current situation on K-REACH

Soonkwang Kwon, Section Chief, Chemical Registration Support 1, Korea Chemical Management Association (KCMA)

14:00-14:30

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

Caroline Li, Singapore Chemical Industry Council (SCIC)

14:30-14:50

Q&A

 

14:50-15:10

Tea&break

 

15:10-15:40

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

Dr. Jowitt Li, Sahtech

15:40-16:10

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

Erwin Annys, Head of Unit Support and Enforcement, European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

16:10-16:30

Q&A


Speakers (TBD)

Qunli Yu, Department of Chemical Inspection and Supervision, General Administration of Customs

Honglian Wei, Technical Center for Solid Waste and Chemical Management, Ministry of Ecology and Environment of the PRC

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

Feng Liu, Department of Commodity Inspection, Shanghai Customs

Jinhe Chen, NRCC, Ministry of Emergency Management of the PRC