knoell Symposium 2022

Thank you for participating

On 17 May 2022, the 10th knoell Symposium on "Global Chemical Control Regulations" took place in Cologne again after a break of two years.

10th knoell symposium on global chemical control regulations - 17 May 2022 in Cologne

"The symposium was a great success. Chemical regulations across the globe are becoming more and more strict and complex. This makes it essential for experts to regularly update themselves on the latest developments. This is what knoell once again offered providing the opportunity for f2f discussions." - Michael Cleuvers

After a break of two years from meeting in person the 10th knoell Symposium on "Global Chemical Control Regulations" took place in Cologne on 17 May 2022.

It was wonderful to enjoy interesting discussions and have hands-on input with practical relevance shared in person at this year’s symposium. We consider ourselves lucky to be able to exchange knowledge and expertise providing different points of view.

We are also grateful for this year's speakers Jeffrey Hafer, Michael S. Wenk, Gayoung Lee, Dr Hui Wang-Hauenstein, Wiebke Sossinka, Dr Rashmi Naidu, Melih Babayigit and Dr Piyatida Pukclai. All presentations provided very recent developments with associated new challenges, and the speakers were able to provide guidance based on practical experience.

Thanking all participants from this year's symposium, we are already looking forward to seeing you again next year.

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Chemical regulations across the globe are becoming more and more strict and complex. Hence, if you want to be a successful global player, in addition to innovative and high-grade products you need global regulatory excellence to power your business and to avoid a disruptive impact on your supply chains.

You have to know which rules apply and which of your products might be affected, whereas in some cases it is not obvious in the first place that chemical regulations (and which ones) are applicable for your products in your target markets.

In our symposium we will explain how to play the game correctly and will focus on best practices to prepare for the foreseeable challenges. We will provide a comprehensive overview and update on new and amended chemical legislations and regulatory procedures in numerous important markets.

Topics include

  • The new chemicals safety and management rules in India
  • Current challenges under TSCA in the USA
  • Overview about chemical regulations in Latin America
  • How to deal with AICIS in Australia
  • KKDIK – Turkish REACh
  • Chemical regulations in several ASEAN countries
  • Registration and evaluation of chemicals in Korea
  • Management of new and existing chemicals in China
  • Management of new and existing chemicals in Taiwan

FINAL Agenda

17 May 2022, Lindner Hotel City Plaza Cologne, Germany

08:00      Registration & Welcome Coffee

08:25      Welcome Speech by the Organizer, Dr Michael Cleuvers, and the Chairman,
                Dr Volker Soballa, Evonik Industries AG

08:30      Status Quo and Best Practice in Dealing with Requirements under TSCA
                 Jeffrey Hafer, Senior Scientist, Regulatory Affairs, knoell USA, LLC

09:15      Overview about Chemical Regulations in Latin America
                 Michael S. Wenk, President/Director, m4 Global Consulting LLC

10:00       Discussion
10:15        Coffee Break

10:35       Updated Changes in the Amended K-REACH
                 
Gayoung Lee, Managing Director, Knoell Korea Ltd.

11:10       Management of New and Existing Chemicals in China
                  Dr Hui Wang-Hauenstein, Global Regulatory Affairs, knoell Germany GmbH

11:45       Update on New and Existing Chemical Substance Registration in Taiwan
                  Wiebke Sossinka, Global Regulatory Affairs, knoell Germany GmbH

12:20       Discussion
12:35        Lunch Break

13:50       The New Chemicals Safety and Management Rules in India
                  Dr Rashmi Naidu, Independent Advisor, Chemical Regulatory Affairs

14:25       KKDIK - Current Status and Best Practice for the Turkish REACH Regulation
                  Melih Babayigit, General Manager, CRAD

15:05       Discussion
15:20        Coffee Break

15:40       Update on Selected ASEAN Regulations
                  
Dr Piyatida Pukclai, Regulatory Policy Director, Dr. Knoell Consult Thai Ltd.

16:25       How to Deal with AICIS in Australia
                 
Wiebke Sossinka, Global Regulatory Affairs, knoell Germany GmbH

17:00       Discussion
17:30
      Closing Remarks