Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum

The UK chemicals industry - priorities for the new strategy and the evolving regulatory landscape

Morning, Tuesday, 28th January 2020

Central London

THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED



This seminar will discuss the priorities for the UK chemicals sector - focusing on the UK Chemicals Strategy and the evolving regulatory framework post-Brexit.


It will be an opportunity for stakeholders and policy officials to discuss key themes emerging from the consultation on the Strategy following its expected launch.


Key participants


There will be keynote contributions from Defra, and from Steve Elliott, Chief Executive, Chemical Industries Association.


Further confirmed speakers include: Dave Bench, Director, EU Exit - Chemicals, Health & Safety Executive; Maud Grunchard, Of Counsel, Competition and EU Regulatory, Belgium, Fieldfisher; Neil Hollis, REACH & Regulatory Affairs Specialist, BASF; Peter Newport, Chief Executive, Chemical Business Association; Camilla Alexander-White, Senior Policy Advisor, Royal Society of Chemistry; Steve Hoare, Quality, Regulatory Science & Safety Policy Director, The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry; Caroline Raine, Associate Director, Regulatory, National Chemical Emergency Centre and a senior speaker from Exponent.


The agenda


  • Developing the UK Chemicals Strategy and policy priorities going forward;
  • Regulatory landscape and the future of REACH;
  • Chemicals regulation and Brexit - data, health and safety, and international alignment;
  • The chemicals supply chain and the UK Chemicals Strategy - decarbonisation, innovation, risk, and enforcement; and
  • The future for regulation and the policy framework.

Engagement with policy officials at this conference


This Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum conference has attracted strong interest from policymakers. It will be an opportunity for stakeholders to engage with officials who have reserved places representing: BEIS; Defra; Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs for Northern Ireland; DIT; HSE; The Scottish Government and the Welsh Government.



Keynote Speakers

Senior speaker confirmed from Defra

Steve Elliott

Chief Executive, Chemical Industries Association

Keynote Speakers

Senior speaker confirmed from Defra

Dave Bench

Director, EU Exit – Chemicals, Health & Safety Executive

Steve Elliott

Chief Executive, Chemical Industries Association

Chair

Angela Smith MP

Member, House of Commons Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Select Committee and Chair, Chemical Industry All-Party Parliamentary Group

Speakers

Maud Grunchard

Competition and EU Regulation, Fieldfisher

Steve Hoare

Quality, Regulatory Science & Safety Policy Director, The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry

Mark Earnshaw

Managing Regulatory Consultant, Yordas Group

Neil Hollis

REACH & Regulatory Affairs Specialist, BASF

Steve Hollins

Managing Scientist, Exponent International

Caroline Raine

Associate Director, Regulatory, National Chemical Emergency Centre

Peter Newport

Chief Executive, Chemical Business Association