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Conference agenda


REACH CONFERENCE 2024
| Bratislava | Slovakia | 15.10.2024 – 16.10.2024
Ekotox Centers together with partners and representatives of Cefic, Eurometaux, BASF are delighted to invite interested parties to join us for REACH Conference 2024. 

15. OCTOBER 2024 – TUESDAY

8,15—8,45 REGISTRATION OF PARTICIPANTS
8,45—9,00 REACH Conference 2024 opening,
TBA

SESSION 1 EU Chemicals Legislation – as of today

9,00—9,30 EU REACH 1,0 ++ state-of-the-art
TBA
9,30—10,00 EU REACH 1,0 ++ MSs authorities
TBA
10,00—10,30 EU REACH 1,0 ++ industry view
TBA

10,30—11,00 COFFEE BREAK

11,00—11,30 EU Grean Deal – broader view to regulate safety of products
TBA
11,30—12,00 EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability
TBA
12,00—12,30 Challenges to Improve EU Chemicals Legislation vs Circularity and other goals for 2030 / 2050
TBA

12,30-13,15 LUNCH

SESSION 2 The transition towards safer and more sustainable chemicals

13,15—13,44 REACH Revision – Overview and Implementation Plan
TBA
13,45—14,15 Essential Use – from Concept to Legislation

TBA
14,15—14,45 REACH Authorisation & Restriction Reform: Chromium VI case
TBA

14,45-15,00 COFFEE BREAK

15,00—15,30 Products / Articles Safety within Chemicals Future Control
TBA
15,30—16,00 Towards Effective Regulatory Risk Management
TBA

PANEL SESSION 15102024

16,00—17,00 Panel discussion led by Hugo WAETERSCHOOT, Chemicals Management Advisor, Eurometaux – European Metals Association
The attendance of the presenters, authorities, local NGOs, industry representatives

17,00—17,45 GLASS of WINE and Corridor Discussions

19:30 DINNER

16. OCTOBER 2024 – WEDNESDAY

SESSION 3 Chemicals Management beyond REACH 2.0

9,00—9,30 How to ensure the balance between Chemicals, Climate, Circularity & Critical Raw Materials policies to make the EU more resilient?
TBA
9,30—10,00 Transitional pathways: a (sectorial) solution?
TBA
10,00—10,30 What to expect and hw to be ready?
TBA

10,30—11,00 COFFEE BREAK

11,00-12,00 Panel discussion

The attendance of the presenters, authorities, local NGOs, industry representatives

12,00—13,00 LUNCH

SESSION 4 Chemicals – Knowledge base, Rights to know, Enforcement

13,00—13,20 Partnership for the Assessment of Risks from Chemicals (PARC)
TBA
13,20—13,40 Toxics-free Economy, Consumer Right to Know and the Chemicals Transparency in Products for Downstream Users
TBA
13,40—14,00 Data availability – is now REACH cheaper for EU industry?

TBA

14,00—14,20 COFFEE BREAK

14,20—14,40 Update from ECHA’s Forum for Exchange of Information on Enforcement
TBA
14,40—15,00 Enforcement activities – articles & online sales
TBA

PANEL SESSION 16102024

15,00—16,00 Panel discussion
The attendance of the presenters, authorities, local NGOs, industry representatives

16,00—16,15 CLOSING OF THE CONFERENCE


CONFERENCE VENUE:

Pan-European University
Tomášikova 20
82102 Bratislava
Slovenská republika

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