Morning, Tuesday, 28th January 2020
Royal Over-Seas League, Over-Seas House, Park Place, St James’s Street, London SW1A 1LR
THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED
This conference 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 - and next steps for policy affecting the industry as the new parliament begins its work.
There will be keynote contributions from Holly Yates, Deputy Director - Domestic, EU and International Policy - Chemicals, Pesticides and Hazardous Waste, Defra, as well as from: Dave Bench, Director, EU Exit - Chemicals, Health & Safety Executive; Steve Elliott, Chief Executive, Chemical Industries Association; Mark Earnshaw, Managing Regulatory Consultant, Yordas Group; Gerard McElwee, Of Counsel, Competition, Regulatory and Trade, Belgium, Fieldfisher; and Neil Hollis, REACH & Regulatory Affairs Specialist, BASF
Further confirmed speakers include: Camilla Alexander-White, Royal Society of Chemistry; Steve Hoare, ABPI; Steve Hollins, Exponent International; Peter Newport, Chemical Business Association; and Caroline Raine, National Chemical Emergency Centre.
- Developing the UK Chemicals Strategy and policy priorities going forward;
- The evolving regulatory landscape;
- 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.