Chemical Network Teleconference is scheduled for January 17.January 16, 2013 -
Co-moderated by Dr. Richard J. Forselius and Michael Kirschner, ANSI Chemical Network Teleconference will take place at 10:30 am on January 17, 2013. Information exchange will involve 350+ representatives†from industry, academia, and government agencies as well as other stakeholders. Lisa Goldberg will also take part as guest speaker on AIA's REACH Working Group. While focused on chemical regulations, discussions will extend to topics relevant to chemicals and general supply chain issues.
Next ANSI Chemical Network Teleconference Scheduled for January 17
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
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New York, NY, 10036
Press release date: January 14, 2013
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Chemical Network Teleconference, an informal, hour-long information exchange involving more than 350 representatives of industry, academia, government agencies, and other stakeholders, has announced that it will hold its monthly teleconference beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 17, 2013.
The teleconference will be co-moderated by Dr. Richard J. Forselius of United Technology Company’s Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation and Michael Kirschner of ENVIRON International Corporation. Lisa Goldberg, director of environment, health, and safety for the Aeorspace Industries Association (AIA), will take part in the teleconference as a guest speaker on the topic of the AIA’s REACH Working Group, which oversees work related to the European Union’s Regulatory Framework for the Management of Chemicals (REACH) by AIA members and partners.
During the teleconference, discussions will focus on chemical regulations, but will also extend to topics that are relevant to chemicals and general supply chain issues. Expected topics areas for discussion include:
Current chemicals standards and ongoing standardization gaps
The REACH authorization process and related challenges
Supply chain communication issues
Conflict minerals and the supply chain
Rare earth metals and related source-of-supply issues
California’s 2010 Transparency in Supply Chains Act
ANSI invites any stakeholders with an interest in these topics to join in this discussion. To take part, please email Susan Bose (firstname.lastname@example.org), ANSI senior manager for membership, marketing, and development.
For more information about ANSI’s chemical-related activities, visit www.ansi.org/chemicals.