Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum

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

TO BE PUBLISHED February 2020


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 a new parliament begins its work.


Key participants


There will be keynote contributions from a senior speaker confirmed from 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;Maud Grunchard, Of Counsel, Competition and EU Regulatory, Belgium, Fieldfisher; and Neil Hollis, REACH & Regulatory Affairs Specialist, BASF


Further confirmed speakers include: Peter Newport, Chemical Business Association; Camilla Alexander-White, Royal Society of Chemistry; Steve Hoare, The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry; Caroline Raine, National Chemical Emergency Centre; and Steve Hollins, Exponent International.


The agenda


  • 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.



Price: £95 PLUS VAT
Format: DOWNLOADABLE PDF


Shortly after every Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum seminar, a briefing document is produced. This is distributed to all delegates on the day as well as to our policymaker contacts in government, and to stakeholders more widely.

A seminar publication provides a timely record of proceedings, and acts as a guide to the latest thinking on current policy issues for those unable to be at the event.

This publication includes

Presentations

Contributions from keynotes and panellists, including accompanying slides*
*Subject to approval


Delegate Pack

Information from the day, including delegate list, biographies and agenda

Q&A

Transcript of questions and comments posed to speakers from attending delegates


Articles

Supplementary articles from speakers
and delegates