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REACH and RoHS Compliance: Protecting Revenues with Advanced Compliance (COM)

REACH and RoHS Compliance: Protecting Revenues with Advanced Compliance (COM)
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This 2 day seminar will go into the specifics of the REACH and RoHS regulations, provide case studies and share lessons learned so your organization can benefit from the mistakes of others. We will review the latest on both directives and will draw out key developments and key dates (if applicable) with particular emphasis on requirements for US firms.

REACH and RoHS have been referred to as "…one of the most complex regulations in the history of the EU." Do not miss this 2 day seminar to find out why.

Learning Objectives:
After completing this seminar, you will gain a better understanding of:

Understanding your organization’s liability under RoHS and REACH.
Review case studies.
Discuss lessons learned applications to ensure full compliance.
RoHS and REACH guidelines
REACH Registration of Substances
Introduction to REACH
Articles and REACH
Substances of Very High Concerns (SVHC)
Supply chain communication
Compliance enforcement
Basics of RoHS
Background and content of RoHS
Responsibility for RoHS
International requirements of RoHS
Material testing methods
Build and manage RoHS/REACH compliance programs
Reporting to management and government agencies

Areas Covered:
REACH Registration of Substances
Introduction to REACH
Articles and REACH
Substances of Very High Concerns (SVHC)
Supply chain communication
Compliance enforcement
Basics of RoHS
Background and content of RoHS
Responsibility for RoHS
International requirements of RoHS
10 Steps to building a RoHS/REACH compliance program
Determining best practices for collecting data
Improving data collection by using Jig 101, IEC 62474, IPC 1752
Understanding compliance software platforms
Manual and Automated Data Collection
Building Management Reports for Sourcing Decisions
Incorporating compliance into standard business practices
Building templates for policy and procedures
Incorporating compliance processes into ISO 9001:2015 documentation
Building a documented system for proof of due diligence

Who will Benefit:
This seminar will provide valuable assistance to all personnel in:
Automotive,
Electronics,
Medical devices,
Chemical,
Toys,
Industrial machinery
Manufacturing Professionals
Anyone new to RoHS and or REACH and need to understand the regulations.
Anyone responsible for RoHS and REACH compliance.
Quality Managers,
Environmental Managers,
Purchasers,
Buyers.

Topic Background:
REACH, RoHS, and WEEE all present compliance challenges for companies looking to act in accordance with the laws and directives. This seminar will review the basic fundamentals of each regulation and provide a step by step process for building internal compliance programs.
Industry standards, third party software, and manual data collection methods will be discussed and a review of part sourcing from distributors, forecasting end of life parts, and managing the bill of material will be included. Attendees will be able to identify risks in their products and supply chains by understanding the impact each regulation has on business and by understanding how and when they need to comply. Students will walk away with a template for the 10 steps to building solid compliance programs.

Day 01(8:30 AM – 5:00 PM)
08:30 am – 09:00 am – Registration
9:00 am – 10:00 am – Introduction/Review REACH regulation, articles, SVHCs
10:00 am – 10:15 am – Break
10:15 am – 12:00 pm – Supply Chain Communication, Compliance Enforcement, Case Studies
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Lunch
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Introduction/Review of RoHS, Background, Responsibilities, International Requirements
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm – Break
3:15 pm – 5:00 pm – Shared Requirements between RoHS and WEEE, International WEEE requirements

Day 02(8:30 AM – 04:00 PM)
8:30 am – 9:00 am – Registration and Break
9:00 am – 10:00 am – 10 Steps for Building REACH/RoHS Compliance Programs, Examples and Case Studies
10:00 am – 10:15 am – Break
10:15 am – 12:00 pm – Best Practices for Data Collection, Review of Manual and Automated Processes, Industry standards, Software Tools
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Building Compliance Policies, Templates, and a Documented Due Diligence Process
2:00 pm – 2:15 pm – Break
2:15 pm – 4:30 pm – Adding Compliance Procedures to Your Quality Management System, ISO 9001:2015

Kelly Eisenhardt
Co-Founder and Managing Director at BlueCircle Advisors LLC
Ms. Eisenhardt is Co-Founder and Managing Director at BlueCircle Advisors LLC, a consulting firm that provides strategy and programming to address product compliance risks, sales and revenue protection, and compliance and sustainability practices throughout the supply chain.With 20 years’ experience in IT and Compliance Software Development, her former roles include: Executive Director of Environmental Programs, at Fair Factories Clearinghouse; Environmental Compliance Manager and Design for Environment programs at EMC Corporation; and Director of Product Management at PTC Corporation for Windchill Product Analytics – an environmental compliance software.She is a journalist for industry trade publications such as 3BL, JustMeans, Social Earth, CSRwire, Ethical Performance, and CSR@Risk with a focus on trends in product compliance, supply chain transparency, and corporate social responsibility.

In 2015, she traveled with Asia Pulp and Paper to Indonesia and Sumatra to research and write about the company’s zero deforestation efforts and social responsibility programs.

In May 2016, she delivered her paper on “Advancing Product Design with Environmental Compliance,” at the IEEE/ISCPCE conference in Anaheim, California. She is currently on assignment with an IT infrastructure company to build Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs specializing in anti-trafficking compliance, sustainability programming and reporting, and cybersecurity compliance for supply chains.

Please contact the event manager Marilyn below for the following:
– Discounts for registering 5 or more participants.
– If you company requires a price quotation.
Event Manager Contact: marilyn.b.turner(at)nyeventslist.com
You can also contact us if you require a visa invitation letter, after ticket purchase.
We can also provide a certificate of completion for this event if required.

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