Critical Environmental Requirements for Electronics

Date
Jun 29, 2021 | 11:00am - 3:30pm EDT

REGISTRATION OPTIONS  |  AGENDA  |  MEET OUR SPEAKERS  |  SPONSORS

Join leading environmental regulatory experts at IPC and ITI’s virtual 2021 Critical Environmental Requirements for Electronics Conference. Stay updated on the latest environmental requirements that could impact your product’s design, manufacturing, supply chain management, and technology innovation.

This virtual event will feature conversations on global environmental regulations and issues such as RoHS, TSCA, and the impacts associated with Brexit. Please join us to hear from:

  • Madalina Laxton from the European Commission, Directorate-General for Environment on the latest policy developments on the EU’s RoHS Directive;
  • Paul Tennant and Graeme Vickery from the U.K. Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) on the topic of Brexit and forthcoming regulatory changes resulting from Brexit; and
  • Speakers from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the topic of risk evaluations and risk management under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

This virtual format will allow you to:

  • Engage with and learn directly from policy leads and industry experts who have a direct role in the development and implementation of and compliance with environmental regulations governing the electronics industry;
  • Get current information on chemical and product environmental policy trends; and
  • Stay ahead of global issues impacting electronics manufacturers.

This conference will provide anyone who is responsible for keeping their organization in compliance with environmental regulations the tools they need to comply with legal, regulatory, and customer requirements.

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION OPTIONS

Cancellation Policy:
If you are unable to attend the conference, you may send a coworker in your place. Please notify us of name changes as soon as possible. Registrants who cancel by June 15, 2021, will be refunded in full, but those who cancel after that deadline will be responsible for the full registration fee. Sponsors who cancel by June 15, 2021 will incur a $100 cancellation fee and no refund will be issued for sponsors that cancel after the deadline. If you need to change your registration or cancel, please email Kim DiCianni at KimDiCianni@ipc.org.

AGENDA

Welcoming Remarks

Presented by: Chris Cleet and Kelly Scanlon
More information coming soon!

EU RoHS Directive

Presented by: Madalina Laxton
More information coming soon!

Brexit and UK Regulations

Presented by: Paul Tennant and Graeme Vickery
More information coming soon!

TSCA

Presented by: USEPA Speakers
More information coming soon!

Sponsor Presentations

Recorded and live presentations from event sponsoring companies.

MEET OUR SPEAKERS

Chris Cleet
Chris Cleet | ITI

Chris Cleet | Vice President, Policy, Environment and Sustainability, ITI

Chris Cleet provides expertise on technical environmental issues such as materials restrictions and best practices for electronics recycling. He leads the Environmental Leadership Council's Product Stewardship and Green Procurement committees which aim to ensure that environmental standards, and state, federal and international laws are based on sound science.

Prior to joining ITI, Cleet was the senior manager of environmental affairs for the Environmental Issues Council of the Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA), where he handled environmental issues for the high-tech industry.

Before coming to EIA, Cleet worked with major consulting firms handling environmental issues for the Department of Defense, Department of Energy and major manufacturing companies. He also worked as director of several of the American Chemistry Council's self-funded advocacy teams, working on issues such as worker safety, product recycling, toxicity and outreach plans, and has taught high school chemistry, physical science and earth science in schools in Montgomery County, MD and Lancaster, PA. He has authored, or co-authored, several environmental technical papers and holds a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Millersville University in Millersville, PA, and a master's degree in environmental science from Johns Hopkins University.

Cleet is a certified qualified environmental professional (QEP) through the Institute of Professional Environmental Practice (IPEP).

Speaker Placeholder Image
Madalina Laxton | European Commission

Madalina Laxton, Policy Officer RoHS Directive, Directorate-General for Environment, European Commission

Kelly Scanlon Square 200x200
Kelly Scanlon | IPC

Kelly Scanlon - Moderators, Director, Environment, Health and Safety Policy & Research, IPC

Kelly Scanlon leads IPC’s advocacy efforts as the association’s director of environment, health and safety (EHS) policy and research. She works on IPC’s Global Government Relations team in Washington, DC. There, she coordinates with IPC’s North America and Europe Government Relations Committees and the EHS Committee to develop robust policy and research agendas. Dr. Scanlon has more than 20 years of experience as a public health scientist supporting academic and government institutions. She has her doctorate in public health and she is a certified industrial hygienist.

Paul Tennant
Paul Tennant | DEFRA

Paul Tennant, Enforcement Manager, Office of Product Safety and Standards, DEFRA

Speaker Placeholder Image
Graeme Vickery | DEFRA

Graeme Vickery, Senior Policy Advisory, DEFRA

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Gold Sponsor

Limit of 3 sponsors

Sponsorship includes:

  • Each sponsor will be given a 10 minute time slot during the event that includes introduction of the sponsor, sponsor presentation and audience engagement/Q&A. Note, presentation can be live or pre-recorded and a topic of your choice.
  • The sponsor presentation time slot will be assigned randomly once we have all sponsors confirmed.
  • Recording of 10 minute sponsor takeover will be posted on the event proceedings site.
  • Sponsor logo will be prominently displayed on conference website, event promotional materials, kick-off and break slides. Logo can include hyperlink to sponsor content (e.g., website, special event site, brochure).
  • Acknowledgment on social media posts promoting event (e.g., LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).
  • Two free registrations to the virtual conference. 
  • Pre-registration contact list for all consenting attendees prior to the event.
  • Post-conference outreach to registered attendees by ITI and IPC will include distribution of:
    • Recording of event with links to each sponsor’s time and (if applicable) sponsor’s presentation.
    • Proceedings website will include sponsors logo.
Silver Sponsor

Limit of 6 sponsors

Sponsorship includes:

  • Each sponsor will be given a time slot during the event for a one minute pre-recorded presentation (topic of your choice).
    • The sponsor presentation time slot will be assigned randomly once we have all sponsors confirmed.
    • Presentation recording will be posted on the event proceedings site.
  • Sponsor logo will be prominently displayed on conference website, event promotional materials, kick-off and break slides. Logo can include hyperlink to sponsor content (e.g., website, special event site, brochure).
  • Acknowledgment on social media posts promoting event (e.g., LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).
  • One free registration to the virtual conference.
  • Pre-registration contact list for all consenting attendees prior to the event.
  • Post-conference outreach to registered attendees by ITI and IPC will include distribution of:
    • Recording of event with links to each sponsor’s time and (if applicable) sponsor’s presentation.
    • Proceedings website will include sponsors logo.
Bronze

Sponsorship includes:

  • Sponsor logo will be prominently displayed on conference website, event promotional materials, kick-off and break slides. Logo can include hyperlink to sponsor content (e.g., website, special event site, brochure).
  • Acknowledgment on social media posts promoting event (e.g., LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).
  • Pre-registration contact list for all consenting attendees prior to the event.

Sponsors are asked to let us know if they wish to sponsor this event no later than Friday, June 4, 2021.

Conference Logistics:  Virtual meeting via Zoom on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 from 11:00 – 3:30 PM EDT

For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Mike Stone, IPC Senior Director of Sales at MikeStone@ipc.org or call +1 847-597-2866 or Jennifer Bodie, ITI Director of Events at JBodie@itic.org or call +1 571-278-5241.

ORDER SPONSORSHIP NOW!

THANK YOU SPONSORS


Become a Sponsor 200x200
Become a Sponsor 200x200
About ITI
The Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) is the premier global advocate for technology, representing the world’s most innovative companies. Founded in 1916, ITI is an international trade association with a team of professionals on four continents. We promote public policies and industry standards that advance competition and innovation worldwide. Our diverse membership and expert staff provide policymakers the broadest perspective and thought leadership from technology, hardware, software, services, and related industries. Visit www.itic.org to learn more.
About IPC
IPC (www.IPC.org) is a global industry association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its nearly 3,000 member companies which represent all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly and test. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training and education, industry intelligence and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of an estimated $2 trillion global electronics industry.