ECHA Seventh Stakeholders' Day

The European Chemicals Agency hosts its Seventh Annual Stakeholders' Day Conference on 23 May 2012 in the Helsinki Exhibition and Conference Centre (Messukeskus). The conference offers participants the chance to hear the latest news and updates from ECHA, European industry associations and NGOs. As in previous years, ECHA offers participants the possibility to book one-to-one sessions with the Agency's scientific experts to discuss specific topics and to receive advice and guidance for key processes relevant to the implementation of the European chemicals legislation.


Online registration for the conference has now closed. Participants can register directly at the venue throughout the day.


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Session 1


Session 2


Session 3




Presentation Speaker
Opening address [PDF] Geert Dancet, ECHA
REACH 2013: Update of current activities [PDF] Kevin Pollard, ECHA
SIEF Challenges and Solutions [PDF] Teny Nicoghossian, DuPont
Implementing REACH in a SME [PDF] Benjamin Noel, Stearinerie Dubois
Key messages for downstream users [PDF] Laura Walin, ECHA
Feedback from evaluation [PDF] George Cartlidge, ECHA
Chemical Safety Assessment and Chesar [PDF] Andreas Ahrens, ECHA
Community Rolling Action Plan (CoRAP) and substance evaluation process [PDF] Claudio Carlon, ECHA
Substance Evaluation: Role of Member States [PDF] Amanda Cockshott, UK REACH CA
Applications for authorisation: How can applicants and stakeholders best contribute to the process? [PDF] Matti Vainio, ECHA
NGO expectations of the authorisation process [PDF] Anna Lennquist, ChemSec
Analysis of Alternatives and Socio-Economic Analysis [PDF] Richard Dubourg, ECHA
Challenges for industry in making an application for authorisation [PDF] Hugo Waeterschoot, Eurometaux
Closing remarks [PDF] Geert Dancet, ECHA

Helsinki Chemicals Forum

The fourth global chemical industry congress, Helsinki Chemicals Forum, engages international authorities, politicians, industry leaders, NGOs, academics and the media in an open dialogue on key issues of global relevance regarding chemicals policy and the control of chemicals safety. The Forum follows the Stakeholders' Day from 24 to 25 May.

HCF website: http//

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