REACH Product Stewardship Forum

SIEF Management - January 30, 2009

This seminar addressed the challenges associated with managing SIEFs under the REACH Regulation

This seminar brought together SIEF managers, leading SIEF participants, and experts on SIEF management. It covered the following topics:

  • The legal relationship between Consortia and SIEFs;
  • Effective communication with SIEF participants;
  • Data sharing with SIEFs;
  • Joint dossiers, CSR, classification and labeling;
  • Tools for effective SIEF management strategies;
  • Tax and accounting issues associated with SIEFs.

Hunton & Williams
Rue des Colonies 11
1000 Brussels

AGENDA

10:30 - 10:35 Welcome
Prof. Lucas Bergkamp, Hunton & Williams

10:35 - 10:45 Introduction
Mike Penman, Penman Consulting bvba

10:45 - 11:05 Keynote address: Pre-registration and next steps
Ms. Christel Musset, Director Registration & IT tools, ECHA

11:05 - 11:20 Consortium establishment and management
Mike Penman, Penman Consulting bvba

11:20 - 11:40 Consortia, SIEFs, and the complex relations between them
Prof. Lucas Bergkamp, Hunton & Williams

11:50 - 12:05 Effective communication with SIEF participants
Mike Penman, Penman Consulting bvba

12:05 - 12:15 A Non-EU perspective on Consortia and SIEFs
Dae-Young Park, Secretary-General, Korean Environmental Council in Europe

12:15 - 12:30 An industry perspective on Consortia and SIEFs
Anand Bachasingh, Shell Chemicals Europe B.V.

13:00 - 13:30 Panel discussion: producing results in Consortia and SIEFs
Christel Musset, Mike Penman, Lucas Bergkamp, Anand Bachasingh

13:30 - 14:00 Discussion