Lead registrant workshop

2-3 February 2012, Helsinki

ECHA organises a "Lead Registrant Workshop" on 2-3 February 2012 in Helsinki.

The workshop is targeted to (new) lead registrants and will take place in ECHA's conference centre. The content of the workshop will be coordinated together with the Agency's Accredited Stakeholder Organisations who will be leading parts of the programme.

Video recording

The workshop was video recorded. Recordings can be accessed via links below:

First day

Second day


First day:

Second day:


  • Feedback and lessons learnt from 2010
  • Registration management: case studies related data sharing, substance identity and data quality. Legal obligations will also be part of the presentations
  • SIEF formation and challenges: case studies and available tools


Final programme


A total of 300 places are available to the workshop for lead registrants who have informed ECHA of their role using the Lead Registrant notification web-form. Invitations and a link for registering to the workshop will be sent by ECHA, to all lead registrants who have notified ECHA of their role.

Selection of participants will be on a "first-come first-serve" basis. However priority will be given to lead registrants with no previous experience in SIEF formation.

As an additional incentive for SME lead registrants facing the challenges of leading a SIEF, the Agency is offering to reimburse the travel and accommodation costs of SMEs wishing to attend the Lead Registrant Workshop, subject to the availability of places and an eligibility check.

One-to-one sessions

As an additional incentive for lead registrants, participants will be able to attend one-to-one sessions with ECHA staff who will provide support for specific topics.


ECHA provided lead registrants with training on IT-tools (REACH-IT and IUCLID). The training was divided into two modules: advanced and basic use of the tools.



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