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The Product Stewardship Conference offers a comprehensive education program, focusing on the topics that matter most to product stewardship professionals. 

Stay current in the industry with education sessions and workshops led by top industry experts. 

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Schedule at a Glance

Sunday, September 8

​2:00 PM - 6:00 PM​ ​Registration Open

 

Monday, Septem​ber 9

​7:00 AM - 7:30 PM ​Registration Open
​8:00 AM -12:00 PM ​Distinguishing Hazard from Risk: Application of the Product Exposure Modeling Toolbox
​1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Collaborative Workshop on Attracting, Developing and Retaining a New Generation of Product Stewards
​1:00 PM - 5:00 PM ​Establishing an Effective Global Product Stewardship Surveillance and Advocacy System​​

Tuesday, Septem​ber 10

6:00 AM - 5:30 PM​ ​Registration Open
​8:00 AM - 9:30 AM ​Opening Session
​9:30 AM - 5:00 PM ​The Exchange Open
​9:30 AM - 10:00 AM ​Networking Break in The Exchange
​10:00 AM -​ 11:00 AM ​Concurrent Sessions (Standard)
Effective Management Systems for Chemical Regulatory Compliance in Multinational Companies
Evolution and Trends in EPR Requirements: A Government Perspective for Industry Professionals​
- Green Isn’t Just a Color: Navigating the Green Marketing Legal Landscape​
​11:00 AM - 11:30 AM ​Networking Break in The Exchange
​11:30 AM - 12:00 PM ​Concurrent Sessions (Express)
- An Update on European Poison Centers
- Finding Van Goghs in the Dungeon: Unlocking the Value of Trapped Data in the PS System
- Global Product Stewardship Survey: Corporate Objectives & Implementation Plans
- Supply Chain Issues: Removal of a Prohibited Substance
​12:00 PM - 1:30 PM ​Networking Lunch in The Exchange
​1:30 PM - 3:00 PM ​Concurrent Sessions (Deep Dive)
- Identifying and Addressing Product Stewardship Priorities During a Business Restructuring
- Obesogens: What, Where, and Why?
- On a Path to a Circular Economy for Plastic Packaging
- The Precautionary Principle: Use and Misuse in Product Stewardship and Implications to Business Risk​
​3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ​Networking Break in The Exchange
​4:00 PM - 5:00 PM ​Concurrent Sessions (Standard)
- Leveraged Capabilities for Improved Performance
LVEs Since Lautenberg: How TSCA Reform Has Changed the LVE Process
- Practical Guide to Evaluating Dermal Exposures to Your Consumer Products
- Product Stewardship in a Global Company​
​5:30 PM - 7:00 PM ​Opening Reception in The Exchange
  

Wednesday, Septem​ber 11

​6:00 AM - 5:00 PM ​Registration Open
​8:00 AM - 5:00 PM ​The Exchange Open
​8:00 AM - 9:00 AM ​Concurrent Sessions (Standard)
- PFAS Risk: Past, Present, and Future
- Safe Use of Nanomaterials and Nano-enabled Products: Regulatory and Scientific Advances from the EU
- Swimming in a Sea of Data: Moving Beyond Product Stewardship Data Management to Data Governance
- Unintended Consequences: The Case Against "Natural"​ 
​9:00 AM - 9:30 AM ​Networking Break in The Exchange
​9:30 AM - 10:30 AM ​Concurrent Sessions (Standard)
- Consumer Products: Modeling vs. Measuring User Exposures
- Developments in Global Packaging: How EPR Fees Impact Packaging Design and Corporate Sustainability
- Implementing the Revised Prop 65 Workplace Warning Rules for California and Out-of-State Employers
- Polymers: Global Product Stewardship Approaches​
​10:30 AM - 11:00 AM ​Networking Break in The Exchange
​11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ​Concurrent Sessions (Standard)
- Creating Shared Value Between Product Stewardship and Sustainability
- How to Measure a Robust Chemical Resilience Program within the Supply Chain
- Learning to Live with Revised TSCA: Navigating Significant New Use Rules (SNURs)
- Manufacturing Site Review and Implementation of REACH Exposure Scenarios​
​12:00 PM - 1:30 PM ​Networking Lunch in The Exchange
​1:30 PM – 3:00 PM ​Concurrent Sessions (Deep Dive)
- Avoiding Supply Chain Disruption: An Examination of China EHS Compliance to Downstream User Impact
- Challenges and Opportunities in Chemical Nomenclature
- GHS and As-Presented Product Rules: Applying Hazard Inversion to the Classification Process
- Tiers for Fears: Applying Fit-for-Purpose Risk Assessment in Environmental Stewardship
​3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ​Networking Break in The Exchange
​4:00 PM - 5:00 PM ​Concurrent Sessions (Standard)​
- Best Practices for Product Stewardship Management Systems to Provide Compliance Solutions
- Emerging Ingredient Disclosure Requirements and State Right to Know: Cleaning Products and Beyond
- From 60 Day Notice to Compliance: Navigating Prop 65 Testing and Exposure Assessment Challenges
- Substance Authorization Under REACH: Challenges for Global Companies​
  

Thursday, Septem​ber 12

7:00 AM - 12:00 PM ​Registration Open
​8:30 AM - 9:30 AM ​Concurrent Sessions (Standard)
- European Poison Control – Managing the Complex Submission Update Requirements
- Maximizing Product Stewardship's Learnings from Life Cycle Assessment
- Mineral Oils, MOSH & MOAH: How to Navigate the Risk for Food Packaging
- Use of PFASs in Products: Navigating a Shifting Regulatory and Societal Landscape​​
​9:30 AM - 9:45 AM ​Break
​9:45 AM - 10:15 AM ​Concurrent Sessions (Express)
Alternative Assessment: What Tools Work for You?
- Creating Business Value Through Integrated Chemical Stewardship Management Systems
- Declaring 'Conflict-free' on ISPA Audit for the Form SD
- The Regulators Unquenchable Thirst for Information (Beyond the SDS)
​10:15AM - 10:30 AM ​Break
​10:30AM - 12:00 PM ​Closing Session​
 


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