Changes to how Canada manages chemicals are under discussion, whether achieved by legislative and regulatory change or via policy actions. The parallel TSCA legislation in the US has already changed.
CEPA Update Conference and Workshops aims to help registrants understand:
- What will change and when will I know it?
- What will remain the same?
- What are leading companies doing to comply with current requirements and anticipate new requirements?
- What are the key opportunities for Canada/US & international regulatory cooperation?
- Obtain insights into the policy agenda from eminent speakers from Environment and Climate Change Canada, Health Canada, and leading companies via 3 well targeted Workshops and 2 days of Conference activities.
- Meet and interact with the presenters.
- Interact with leading suppliers and exhibitors aiming to help you comply and adapt.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
- Corporate managers with policy & compliance oversight for Canada
- Regulatory compliance professionals
- Association staff
- Government officials involved in chemicals management and industry development
- Service provider
FEATURING EMINENT GOVERNMENT & INDUSTRY SPEAKERS
Please click on the speakers to view their bios
Maya began her public service career in 1998 at Health Canada’s Environmental Health Directorate conducting human exposure assessments of existing substances. She then spent 17 years working at Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) in a range of positions related to the risk assessment and risk management of new and existing substances.
Maya holds a B.Sc. in Environmental Sciences from McGill University, an M.Sc. in Environmental Sanitation from the University of Gent, and a Certificate in Public Management and Governance from the University of Ottawa.
Prior to joining Health Canada, David spent 17 years at Environment and Climate change Canada where he delivered on a range of topics related to chemicals risk assessment. His last five years at Environment Canada were as Director General of the Science and Risk Assessment Directorate where he was responsible for delivering on risk assessments for new and existing substances, Canada's PRTR, as well as Canada's National Inventory Report on GHG emissions.
Nicole graduated from McGill University with a B.Sc. in Biology and Environmental Sciences and from Concordia University with a graduate diploma in Ecotoxicology.
Since 2009, Christine has been the Director of the Existing Substances Risk Assessment Bureau. She also represents the Government of Canada on Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Existing Chemicals Programme initiatives, is the Branch representative on the WHO Risk Assessment Network and leads risk assessment initiatives under the US/Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council.
Prior to joining Health Canada, Ms. Gonçalves served as the Director General, National Strategies (2010-2014), Canadian Coast Guard, a Special Operating Agency of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), where she oversaw the development of strategic policy and long-term strategies for the services of the Coast Guard, including many of the World Class Tanker Safety System initiatives.
Between February and September 2010, Jacqueline was the key advisor to the Deputy Minister in implementing the Departmental Reorganization.
Jacqueline holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Public Administration as well as a Degree in Political Science from Concordia University, and a Science Degree in Human Physiology from McGill University.