Critical Environmental Requirements for Electronics Conference 2022

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Join leading environmental regulatory experts at IPC and ITI’s virtual 2022 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.

Get the latest information on environmental regulations and policies that will impact products’ design, manufacturing, and supply chain.

This virtual event will feature conversations on Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) risk evaluations and recordkeeping requirements, UK-based chemical and product policies, and the dynamic PFAS policy landscape.

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.

AGENDA

 

11:00 am       Introduction and welcome: Kelly Scanlon and Chris Cleet

11:05 am       UK RoHS Exemptions and Review: Liz Moorman, UK DEFRA

11:20 am       UK RoHS Statutory Notifications: Peter Alcock, UK BEIS

11:40 am       Q&A Panel w/ Liz Moorman and Peter Alcock

11:55 am       Gold Sponsor Takeover -- Empowering Your Data Collection: Tord Dennis, The Compliance Map

12:05 am       EU PFAS Overview: Kirsten Metz, ZVEI

12:35 pm       BREAK

12:45 pm       EPA PFAS Happenings: Tala Henry, U.S. EPA

1:20 pm         Silver Sponsor message

1:25 pm         Industry Collaboration on PFAS: Kevin Wolfe, Intel

2:10 pm         BREAK

2:20 pm         Overview of TSCA Requirements for Existing Chemicals: Ana Corado, U.S. EPA

2:50 pm         Final remarks and summary

3:00 pm         Event concludes

 

REGISTRATION OPTIONS

 

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This event is under Chatham House Rules. All press inquiries should go to Sandy Gentry

MEET OUR SPEAKERS

Peter Alcock
Peter Alcock | BEIS

Peter Alcock - Office of Product Safety & Standards (OPSS), Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

At OPSS, Peter leads the national enforcement team tasked with the implementation of the Restriction of Hazardous Substances within Electrical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS) regulations across the United Kingdom. 

Peter’s team responds to the many and varied RoHS enquiries received regularly from industry on regulatory scope, exclusions, obligations, documentation, labelling, etc. The team manages the processing of statutory notifications, carries out sector specific proactive engagement projects and the more dedicated enforcement cases.

Peter has been involved in regulation enforcement for more than 25 years, his career taking him to live and work in places around the world such as Bahrain, Dubai, Kenya, Cyprus, Singapore, the Philippines, and Hong Kong. 

Tala Henry
Tala Henry | U.S. EPA

Tala Henry - Deputy Director for Programs, Office of Pollution Prevention & Toxics, EPA

Dr. Tala Henry has been with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for more than 27 years. She is currently Deputy Director of the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics where she leads data gathering, assessment and management of new and existing chemicals under the Toxic Substances Control Act. She is also the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention’s executive lead for PFAS. Dr. Henry has also worked on chemical assessment and management issues in USEPA’s Water Quality and Hazardous Waste programs. She has also served as the United States representative and technical expert in several international chemical assessment and management areas, including in the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and United Nations Stockholm Convention. Dr. Henry has B.A. in Biology and Ph.D. in Pharmacology.

Kirstin Metz
Kirsten Metz | ZVEI

Kirsten Metz - Senior Manager Environmental and Chemicals Policy, ZVEI

Kirsten Metz has worked for ZVEI, the German electrical and digital association, for nearly 20 years. Starting from technical issues on possible substitutes for lead in solders for electronic components and printed circuit boards in the course of the introduction of the RoHS Directive, her work focus increasingly changed towards the political issues of chemicals policy in Germany and Europe. She was in charge of the food contact materials issues in the household appliances division in ZVEI and is currently responsible for the chemical policy issues and working groups in the sustainability and environment division of ZVEI. She has also recently become chair of the Chemicals Working Group at Orgalim. Kirsten studied chemistry, with a focus on inorganic and analytical chemistry.

Chris Cleet
Chris Cleet | ITI

Chris Cleet - Moderator, 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.

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

Kevin Wolfe
Kevin Wolfe | Intel Corporation

Kevin Wolfe - Environmental Engineer, Intel Corporation

Kevin Wolfe is an environmental engineer working within the Global Environmental group within Intel Corporation, and recently provided ownership for wastewater environmental regulatory compliance worldwide. Current responsibilities include coordination of all preparatory activities for emerging PFAS restrictions and regulations within Intel, as well as driving similar activities within semiconductor manufacturing industry associations.

Anna Corado, EPA
Ana Corado | U.S. EPA

Ana Corado - Branch Chief, Office of Pollution Prevention, U.S. EPA

Dr. Ana Corado is a branch chief at the Existing Chemicals Risk Management Division of the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics at EPA.

She is currently involved in efforts to implement the 2016 amendments to the Toxics Substances Control Act.

She manages a branch responsible for developing risk management rules to address the unreasonable risk of priority chemicals, implementing programs established by TSCA for formaldehyde, asbestos and PCBs, and reviewing requests from manufacturers to conduct risk evaluations. Dr. Corado worked on the prioritization of the next 20 high priority chemicals and led efforts to finalize the regulation of the consumer use of methylene chloride in paint and coating removal.

Previously to her work on the amendment TSCA, Dr. Corado worked for 12 years representing the U.S. government on international efforts to manage risk from chemicals, including the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management, bilateral cooperation with the European Chemicals Agency, lead the regulators forum of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, and supported efforts to reduce risk from mercury in Latin America.

Dr. Corado's experience also includes working in California to protect water resources through implementation of Clean Water Act regulations.

Dr. Corado has an undergraduate degree in Chemical and Industrial Engineering from Guatemala, and a Doctoral Degree on Environmental Science and Engineering from UCLA.

Kelly Scanlon
Kelly Scanlon | IPC

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

Kelly Scanlon, DrPH, CIH, leads IPC’s advocacy efforts for environment, health and safety (EHS) matters.  She manages and works with the IPC EHS Committee to develop and implement IPC’s policy and research agenda.  On behalf of IPC and its members, Dr. Scanlon advocates on the EHS-related policy and research priorities of the electronics manufacturing industry with decision makers.

During her career, Dr. Scanlon has served as a science policy advisor for government agencies and departments.  Most recently, she was a senior research scientist in the Environmental and Energy Management Institute with the School of Engineering and Applied Science at The George Washington University.  During her time at GW, Dr. Scanlon used a mobility assignment to work in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment in the Department of Defense.

Dr. Scanlon has a Doctor of Public Health from GW and a Master of Public Health from Emory University.  She is an expert in environmental and occupational health and she is certified in industrial hygiene.

Tord Dennis, The Compliance Map
Tord Dennis | The Compliance Map

Tord Dennis, Compliance Programme Manager, The Compliance Map

Tord Dennis has more than 20 years of hands-on experience in the product stewardship field having worked as a Teamcenter Product Manager with Siemens PLM Software and as a Sustainability Practice Leader with WSP USA Corp. He is active in the professional circles promoting and contributing to industry standards such as IPC-1752B and the RMI’s CMRT. Tord has a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Ga.

Liz Moorman
Liz Moorman | DEFRA

Liz Moorman -- Senior Policy Adviser, DEFRA

Liz Moorman is a senior policy adviser, in DEFRA’s (Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) Resources and Waste Division.

Moorman is currently working on the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations (The RoHS Regulations). Before working on RoHS, she worked on the policy for the collection of recycling from households.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Gold Sponsor

Cost is $3,000 – Limit four (4)

  • A 10-minute time slot for a sponsor presentation during the event on June 7 (live or pre-recorded)
  • Your logo prominently displayed on the conference website, event promotional materials, event kick-off break slides. Your digital logo can be hyperlinked to your company website or sponsorship content of your choice.
  • Acknowledgement in event social media posts promoting the event
  • Two registrations to the virtual conference
  • Pre-event registration contact list for all consenting attendees prior to the event
  • Access to event proceedings
  • Post-conference outreach to registered attendees by IPC and ITI that will provide access to event proceedings including the sponsor's presentation
Silver Sponsor

Cost is $1,500 – Limit ten (10)

  • A 1-minute pre-recorded presentation.  In addition to the presentation being shown during the event, it will also be available on the event website
  • Your logo prominently displayed on the conference website, event promotional materials, event kick-off and break slides.  Your digital logo can be hyperlinked to your company website or sponsorship content of your choice
  • Acknowledgement in event social media posts promoting the event
  • One registration to the virtual conference
  • Pre-event registration contact list for all consenting attendees prior to the event
  • Access to event proceedings
  • Post-conference outreach to registered attendees by IPC and ITI that will provide access to event proceedings including the sponsor's presentation
Bronze Sponsor

Cost is $500

  • Your logo prominently displayed on the conference website, event promotional materials, event kick-off and break slides.  Your digital logo can be hyperlinked to your company website or sponsorship content of your choice
  • One registration to the virtual conference
  • Acknowledgement in event social media posts promoting the event
  • Pre-event registration contact list for all consenting attendees prior to the event
  • Access to event proceedings

Our sponsorship sales representative for the 2022 event is Jerry Canada. Please contact Jerry at  jerrycanada@ipc.org or +1 847 597 2993 if you need additional information. Sponsorship opportunities will be available on a first come-first serve basis, so please reserve your place today.

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About Event Organizers

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.
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.

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 May 31, 2022, will be refunded in full, but those who cancel after that deadline will be responsible for the full registration fee. Sponsors who cancel by May 31, 2022 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.