Environmental Health & Safety

ACC And SOCMA Release 2015 GlobalChem Agenda

By Chemical Processing Staff

Feb 20, 2015

The 2015 Global Chemical Regulations Conference and Exhibition (GlobalChem) takes place March 2-4 at the Hilton Baltimore in Baltimore, Md. The annual conference provides industry leaders, regulators and stakeholders an opportunity to learn more about the latest developments around the world for managing the safe use of chemicals.

The three-day conference, hosted by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA), kicks off with a fundamentals workshop that looks at the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), as well as federal regulatory compliance and international chemical regulation. The agenda features two keynote speakers. Professor John Graham of the University of Indiana discusses lessons from current regulatory programs in Europe, Canada and the United States, and Dr. Tom Lyon of the University of Michigan discusses the intersection of voluntary environmental programs and corporate social responsibility.

Wendy Cleland-Hamnett of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency provides insight into the Agency’s regulatory priorities for this year. Over the course of the conference, attendees will also hear from experts on a wide range of important topics, including risk assessments, green chemistry and nanotechnology.

Sponsers of this year's exhibition include Alston & Bird LLP; Beveridge & Diamond, PC; CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society; Keller and Heckman LLP;  REACH24H Consulting Group; SafeTec Compliance Systems Inc.; SHES Chemical Consulting; Steptoe & Johnson LLP; Thompson Hine LLP; and Technology Sciences Group Inc.

For more information, visit: www.globalchem.org