Hear from leading solutions providers on the latest tools and technologies you can use to improve your product stewardship programs.
This new event includes a series of four 45-minute live product demonstrations delivered by our partners via Zoom. Our industry experts will guide you through the pros and cons of various tools, while sharing case studies, insights, and best practices for proactive and effective program management.
Registration is free thanks to our partners, and you may attend any of the demos available throughout the day.
Join us for a convenient way to see what’s out there, without making a big commitment.
Taking Control of Your Product Stewardship Processes with Sphera
10:15 AM – 11:00 AM ET
See how Sphera's suite of Product Stewardship solutions work together to give you total control of your processes and get a sneak peek of a release slated for later in 2022!
Kimberly Bull, a Solution Engineer with Sphera, will guide you through a thorough tour of SpheraCloud Chemical Management solution, including a look at their innovative Material Approval workflow builder.
See how this dynamic tool and integrated content can help improve your internal processes, enabling you to mitigate risk efficiently and proactively.
Learn how Sphera’s Chemical Management and Product Compliance offerings complement one another and truly give you control over your product stewardship efforts.
Get a sneak peek at an upcoming release set for later this year.
Kimberly Bull, M.Sc., Solution Engineer, Sphera
Kimberly is a biochemist and environmental toxicologist turned developer, regulatory analyst, and solution engineer. Her career began on a molecular level studying the eco-toxicogenomics of emerging chemicals at Environment Canada and Concordia University. Having joined Sphera 12 years ago, she currently supports the Product Stewardship and Corporate Sustainability solutions of Sphera’s ESG platform. When not at her desk or doing community gardening, you can find her in the Rocky Mountains with tent and hiking boots or snowshoes in tow.
AI-Powered Chemical Risk Management with Benchmark ESG
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM ET
Move beyond regulatory compliance by supporting your organization’s transition from reactive to proactive programs. By using existing and emerging technologies to simplify and automate workflow, environmental health and safety departments can make better-informed decisions, reduce risk, and optimize product decision is to promote sustainability and profitably in the future.
Randy Burgdorf, Senior Leader, Strategic Growth, and Jenny Wei Yu Associate Director, Subscribers Services with Benchmark Digital Partners will describe steps that the EHS team at GE Appliances has taken to enhance its chemical management program, including its materials approval workflow and chemical monitoring.
Get an overview of the newer tools and technologies that are becoming available to product stewards, including predictive analytics that use machine learning and AI to anticipate future risks.
Learn how to implement and upgrade internal chemical management and product stewardship systems and workflows.
Identify tools available to product stewards that employ cutting-edge technology and analytics.
Randy Burgdorf, Senior Leader, Strategic Growth, Benchmark Digital Partners
Randy is a Senior Leader within Benchmark ESG’s Strategic Growth & Enable team organization with a strong focus on strategic initiatives within the Product Stewardship, Responsible Sourcing, Supplier Sustainability & ESG space. Prior to his time within the Strategic Growth organization, Randy spent 4 years as a leader within the Benchmark ESG Subscriber Services organization helping new & current subscribers with their deployment & continued evolution of the Benchmark platform across a multitude of functionality areas. Randy has also been a key part of the Analytics Solution team helping with the implementation & training of Benchmark’s integration with Tableau. Randy has a Bachelors in Business Administration from the University of Dayton.
Jenny Wei Yu, Associate Director, Subscribers Services, Benchmark Digital Partners
Jenny is the Senior Leader of Product Leadership under the Product Management & Marketing pillar at Benchmark Digital Partners (renamed from Gensuite LLC on 1-Jan-2021). Leading the Mobile and Frontier Technology Solutions of Benchmark Tech, for innovations like smart glasses, beacons, and IoT, Jenny has also worked as strategic project advisor for Benchmark ESG | Gensuite®’s Product Compliance and Airlog Solutions in the recent years. Jenny joined the Benchmark team in 2009 as the General Manager of its China subsidiary in Shanghai before moving to the US in 2015 for her MBA. She has led teams in China and the US to provide Benchmark ESG | Gensuite® EHS&S software solutions and services to customer companies, especially in the domains of auditing, incident reporting, permit management, waste management, product compliance, mobile solutions, and more. Prior to Benchmark ESG | Gensuite®’s transition out of General Electric in 2010, Jenny worked on the GE China team to provide EHS software services to local GE users. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Fudan University in China and received her MBA from The Johns Hopkins University – Carey Business School in 2017.
Stay Ahead of Regulatory Change and Build a Proactive Compliance Approach with Verisk 3E
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM ET
The need for increased supply chain transparency along with the pressure for digitization and an ever-changing regulatory landscape are rapidly transforming how global businesses operate today. Learn how 3E Insight and 3E Monitor from Verisk 3E can help you anticipate regulatory changes and incorporate compliance as a key driver to sustainable business success.
Join Verisk 3E’s product team for best practices for monitoring regulatory changes, creating marketability assessments, and exploring regulations in a variety of industry verticals. You’ll learn how our solutions can help you stay ahead of the curve and build a proactive approach to product safety and compliance.
3E Insight and 3E Monitor support decision making that links EHS/product safety, risk reduction, and corporate performance for any business that sources, develops, manufacturers, sells, and disposes of products that contain hazardous and regulated substances. By combining these two powerful tools, businesses stay ahead of regulatory impacts before regulations are implemented and prepare their businesses to manage regulatory changes in the most cost-effective, least disruptive way.
Julia Tsvetkova, Principle Product Manager, Verisk 3E
In her more than 15 years’ experience with Verisk 3E, Ms. Tsvetkova has been instrumental in leading the company’s growth and innovation strategy for global regulatory decision analytics. She has led the expansion of Verisk 3E’s portfolio of products targeted at delivering compliance outcomes for the chemical and consumer good industries as well as its integration into multiple partner solutions. Ms. Tsvetkova has led multiple product teams and initiatives from idea inception to go to market, where most recently she expanded Verisk 3E’s footprint in helping clients deliver regulatory notifications to government agencies such as the European Chemical Agency (ECHA).
Ms. Tsvetkova’s prior experience includes five years developing products in the international trade and logistics field and two years as a financial analyst with a major global professional services firm.
Ms. Tsvetkova received her MBA in Information Technology Management from the Kogod School of Business. Ms. Tsvetkova is a graduate of the American University in Bulgaria.
Jomarie Garcia, Product Designer, Product Management, Verisk 3E
Jomarie Garcia is responsible for product innovation and client-led solutions for the rules-based SaaS projects for the 3E Insight for Chemicals, 3E Insight for Food, and 3E Monitor applications. Since joining Verisk 3E, Ms. Garcia has co-innovated extensively with internal and external partners on the implementation of compliance and screening assessment tools with a focus on global consumer packaged goods (CPG). Previous to her product role, Ms. Garcia played a significant role in assessing regulatory statutes and regulations pertaining to the U.S. and Canada as Verisk 3E’s North America regulatory expert.
Ms. Garcia obtained a Bachelor of Science in chemistry, with a minor in biology, from University of Puerto Rico; a J.D. from inter-American University of Puerto Rico; and an LL.M. in International Economic Law and Policy from the University of Barcelona, Spain. She is bilingual in English and Spanish, and knowledgeable in Italian.
Managing a Product Compliance Program with Assent
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM ET
Learn about regulatory data best practices from experts in the field!
To meet your regulatory requirements, you need access to clean supply chain data — but that’s easier said than done. Assent’s regulatory enforcement expert Neil Smith joins engineer Florian Schubert to show you how to get the most from your data, so you can efficiently meet requirements and satisfy customer requests.
Topics to be covered include:
- Managing a compliance program.
- An overview of key product compliance regulations such as REACH and SCIP.
- The purpose of technical files used for documentation.
- Common data challenges and how to overcome them.
Join us to learn how to acquire clean supply chain data to meet your varied global product compliance requirements.
Neil Smith, Manager, Compliance and Regulatory, Assent
Neil helps companies manage their product compliance and sustainability programs with a focus on environmental health and safety (EHS). He is an energetic, effective communicator who thrives on collaborating with companies to solve their challenges.
Before joining Assent, Neil was the Global Product Compliance and Sustainability Manager with Isola Group, running its EHS program, and leading worldwide regulatory and customer-driven compliance programs.
Florian Schubert, Sales Engineer, Assent