7th 14:00 - 8th 14:00 December 2017

Prague, Czech Republic

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Prague Chemicals Management Cruise Programme  

Day 1 (Thursday 7 December 2017)

13:00 - 14:00 Welcome on board!

  • Registration and welcome drink


14:00 - 15:30 REACH and its impact on trading with/within the EU

  • REACH – what it brought to us, what it took from us – experiences of large and small companies
  • REACH beyond 2018 
  • The most underestimated REACH obligations
  • Why I started following Board of Appeal and EU Court of Justice decisions
  • Articles under REACH : how to comply
  • REACH Authorisation - threat or opportunity?


15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 - 17:00 No data, no maket. How to avoid losing the EU market?

  • Benefits of REACH compliance from the perspective of a non-EU company  
  • Step by step to a successful inquiry 
  • Substance identification - choosing the right set of analytical methods
  • The ultimate guide to finding the Lead Registrant 


17:00 - 17:15 Coffee break

17:15 - 18:30 Beyond the borders of the EU - Information flow in the supply chain and chemical regulations outside the EU

  • Are you really buying a registered substance? How to make sure you are covered for inspections?
  • Working with extended Safety Data Sheets (eSDS)
  • SDSs in the supply chain - who is responsible for their correctness (typical scenarios)? How difficult is it to avoid common mistakes?
  • Chemical regulation in Russia
  • Chemical regulations in Turkey, China and South Korea 


18:30 - 22:00 Networking dinner with boat cruise through the heart of Prague 


Day 2 (Friday 8 December 2017)

8:30 - 9:00 Good morning!  

  • Registration for the second day 


9:00 - 11:00 Expert round tables  

  • REACH registration for the 2018 Deadline - best strategies with only 6 months to go now
  • How to work with extended Safety Data Sheets
  • Negotiating the price of Letter of Access for REACH registration - know your rights


11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 - 13:30 Expert round tables

  • Country-specific approaches to REACH compliane - exchange of experience
  • Lessons learned from REACH compliance inspections
  • Best practices in supply chain communication


13:30 - 14:00 Farewell coffee 

The programme may still change a little bit as we are open to your suggestions and we want to make sure that any topic you are inerested in will be covered.