Morning, Tuesday, 28th January 2020
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.
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.
- 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.