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Ninth Stakeholders' Day

21 May 2014 | Helsinki


The Ninth Stakeholders' Day Conference took place on 21 May 2014 in Helsinki.

The conference offered participants the chance to hear the latest news and updates from ECHA, European industry associations and NGOs.

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Video recording

A video recording of the Stakeholders' Day is available from the link below.

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SESSION 1 – Road to REACH 2018

Opening - Geert DANCET, Executive Director, ECHA

How ECHA can support new registrants - Javier SANCHEZ, Directorate for Registration, ECHA

The importance of substance identity in ensuring a successful registration - Pawel FIGIEL, Directorate for Registration, ECHA

How industry is preparing to REACH 2018 - Andrea PAETZ, Corporate Environmental Affairs, Bayer AG

ECHA's approach to supporting SMEs - Andreas HERDINA, Director of Cooperation, ECHA

Learning from the registration experience of an sme - Fabio STRATTA, Technical Director, Giusto Faravelli SpA


SESSION 2 – Evaluation and supply chain communication

Lessons learned from evaluation - Rupert SIMON, Evaluation Directorate, ECHA

Key messages on intermediates - Augusto DI BASTIANO, Risk Management Directorate, ECHA

Communication in the supply chain: advice for downstream users - Bridget GINNITY, Risk Management Directorate, ECHA

Case study: downstream users and REACH - Marianne LYNGSAAE, Environment and Quality, Brenntag Nordic


SESSION 3 – Authorisation and classification and labelling

SVHC Roadmap 2020: status update - Elina KARHU, Risk Management Directorate, ECHA

Classification and labelling: looking ahead to 2015 - Jos MOSSINK, Risk Management Directorate, ECHA

Lessons learned from applications for authorisation - Matti VAINIO, Risk Management Directorate, ECHA

Civil society's role in the implementation of the authorisation process - Tatiana SANTOS, Senior Policy Officer on Chemicals and Nanotechnology, European Environmental Bureau

Authorisation: an industry perspective - Steve GEORGE, REACH Working Group, Aerospace and Defence Industries Association of Europe


Target audience

The Stakeholders' Day is open to all but it is particularly relevant for those involved in REACH and CLP, industry associations, companies, public bodies, NGOs, third country representatives and the media.


The language of the meeting is English.