REACH and RoHS Compliance: Gain a Deeper Understanding: 2-Day In-Person Seminar

By: Kelly Eisenhardt , Co-Founder and Managing Director at BlueCircle Advisors LLC
Location :- The Houston Club, TX | Thursday, June 21, 2018 | Friday, June 22, 2018

We need the below information to serve you better

Course Description:

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
  • WEEE – background and content of WEEE and how to work to meet requirements
  • Material testing methods

Areas Covered:

Topics covered in this seminar include:

  • 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
  • WEEE – background and content of WEEE and how to work to meet requirements
  • Material testing methods.
  • Overview of three of the most important materials regulations, the processes, and the programs needed
    • RoHS 1 and 2 Compliance
    • REACH Compliance
    • US Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals Reporting
  • Improving data collection by using Jig 101, IEC 62474, IPC 1752
  • Managing suppliers with procurement contracts
  • Effectively using technology for tracking and managing compliance

Who will Benefit:

  • 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 and RoHS conformity have banned problematic toxic and environmentally hazardous elements such as lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) and polybrominated diphenylether (PBDE) in quantities not exceeding a maximum of 0.1 percent by mass in products.

Restrictions of the use of certain Hazardous Substances (RoHS) and Registration, Evaluation Authorization and Restriction of Chemical Substances (REACH) are European requirements on chemicals and chemical substances used in products.

REACH is required by the EU for products containing chemical compounds. It is also required by US exporters for all suppliers exporting products to the EU. Even though you many not be an exporter, you may have to still comply with these regulations.

Companies shipping parts or products into Europe must comply with EU REACH and RoHS regulations. EU REACH creates increased risk of product recalls, or bans that must be proactively addressed to ensure continued market access. Products containing harnesses, hydraulic components, rubber or PVC are at a higher risk of containing restricted materials.

REACH applies to solvents, fragrances, metals, alloys, pigments, dyes, fertilizers, cosmetics, detergents, polymers, electronic equipment, furniture, textile toys, etc.

Course Outline

Day One (8:30 AM - 4:30 PM)

  • 08.30 am - 09.00 am: Registration
  • 9:00 am - 9:30 am REACH Registration of Substances
  • 9:30 am -10:00 am Introduction to REACH
  • 10:00 am-10:30 - am Articles and REACH
  • 10:30 am-10:45 - am Break
  • 10:45 am-11:15 - am Substances of Very High Concerns (SVHC)
  • 11:15 am-12:00 noon - Supply chain communication
  • 12:00 pm-1:00 pm - Improving data collection by using Jig 101, IEC 62474, IPC 1752
  • 1:00 pm-2:00 pm - Lunch
  • 2:00 pm-3:00 pm - Managing suppliers with procurement contracts
  • 3:00 pm-3:10 pm - Break
  • 3:10 pm-4:00 pm - Effective using technology for tracking and managing compliance
  • 4:00 pm-4:30 pm - Day 1 Wrap-up
Day Two (8:30 AM – 4:00 PM)

  • 8:30 am-9:00 am - Day 1 Revision
  • 9:00 am-9:30 am - Basics of RoHS
  • 9:30 am-10:00 am - Background and content of RoHS
  • 10:00 am-10:30 am - Responsibility for RoHS
  • 10:30 am-10:45 am - Break
  • 10:45 am-11:15 am - International requirements of RoHS
  • 11:15 am-12:00 noon - WEEE - background and content of WEEE and how to work to meet requirements
  • 12:00 noon-1:00 pm - Material testing methods
  • 1:00 pm-2:00 pm - Lunch
  • 2:00 pm-4:00 pm - Compliance enforcement Overview of three of the most important materials regulations, the processes, and the programs needed
    • RoHS 1 and 2 Compliance
    • REACH Compliance
    • US Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals Reporting
  • 4:00 pm -4:30 pm - Course Wrap-up

Meet Your Instructor

Kelly Eisenhardt
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.

Venue

Location :

The Houston Club
One Shell Plaza Building|49th Floor,
910 Louisiana | Houston, Texas 77002, USA
Tel: +1 713-732-1550

June 21-22, 2018



How to Reach

Driving directions from George Bush Intercontinental Airport: 21 miles
  • Get on I-69 from Will Clayton Pkwy
  • Continue on I-69. Drive to McKinney St in Houston. Take exit 47C from I-45 S
  • Continue onto McKinney St. Hotel will be on the left.
Driving Directions from William P. Hobby Airport: 11 miles
  • Get on I-45 N from Broadway St
  • Follow I-45 N to Memorial Dr. Take exit 47B from I-45 N
  • Take Rusk St to McKinney St. Hotel will be on left.

Select hotels close to meeting venue: With discounts for attendees

2 miles | 5 min walk | DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown| 400 Dallas St, Houston, TX 77002| +1-713-759-0202|Just click the link

3 mile walk | 6 MINS| JW Marriott Downtown| 806 Main Street, Houston, TX, 77002| 713-632-1550 Just click the link

  • 20% off best available rate
  • Under special rates, select corporate/promotional code and type CLB in the box. As long as there is availability, the discounted rates will come up for you.


Disclaimer: Directions to the venue above have been taken from the hotel website. Attendees are advised to check with the hotel for confirmation of these directions before starting for the venue. GRC Seminars is not responsible for any inaccuracies in the same.
Register Online

Register Online

$1,699

Seminar One Registration

June 21-22, 2018, Houston, TX

Your registration fee includes the workshop, all course materials and lunch.
For discounts on multiple registrations, contact customer care at +1-1-888-771-6965.

Group Registrations

Send Your Team for Maximum Benefit Get your team up to speed!

Significant tuition discounts are available for teams of two or more from the same company. You must register at the same time and provide a single payment to take advantage of the discount.

  • 2 Attendees
  • 3 to 6 Attendees
  • 7 to 10 Attendees
  • 10+ Attendees
  • -
  • -
  • -
  • -
  • Get 10% off
  • Get 20% off
  • Get 25% off
  • Get 30% off
Call Toll Free +1-1-888-771-6965 if you have any queries.

Register by Wire Transfer

If you wish to pay by wire transfer: Please call us at
Toll Free +1-1-888-771-6965


Download Registration Form

Yes, I want to attend "REACH and RoHS Compliance: Gain a Deeper Understanding: 2-Day In-Person Seminar"
Click here to Download Registration Form
If you are paying by check:
Checks should be payable to MetricStream Inc. (our parent company). and mailed to:
2479 East Bayshore Road, Suite 260
Palo Alto, CA 94303
USA

Terms & Conditions to register for the Seminar/Conference/Event

Your Registration for the seminar is subject to following terms and conditions. If you need any clarification before registering for this seminar please call us @ +1-888-771-6965 or email us @ editor@grcseminars.com

Payment:

Payment is required before 2 days of the date of the conference. We accept American Express, Visa and MasterCard. Make checks payable to MetricStream Inc. ( our parent company)

Cancellations and Substitutions:

Written cancellations through fax or email (from the person who has registered for this conference) received at least 10 calendar days prior to the start date of the event will receive a refund — less a $300 administration fee. No cancellations will be accepted — nor refunds issued — within 10 calendar days from the start date of the event.

On request by email or fax (before the seminar) a credit for the amount paid minus administration fees ($300) will be transferred to any future GRC Seminars event and a credit note will be issued.

Substitutions may be made at any time. No-shows will be charged the full amount.

We discourage onsite registrations, however if you wish to register onsite payment to happen through credit card immediately or check to be submitted onsite. Conference material will be given on the spot if it is available after distributing to other attendees. In case it is not available we will send the material after the conference is over.

In the event GRC Seminars cancels the seminar, GRC Seminars is not responsible for any airfare, hotel, other costs or losses incurred by registrants. Some topics and speakers may be subject to change without notice.

Attendance confirmation and Documents to carry to the seminar venue:

After we receive the payment from the registered attendee an electronic event pass will be sent to the email address associated with the registrant before 5 working days from the seminar date. Please bring the pass to the venue of the event.

Conference photograph / video:

By registering and attending GRC Seminars conference you agree to have your photographs or videos taken at the conference venue and you do not have any objections to use these photos and videos by GRC Seminars for marketing, archiving or any other conference related activities. You agree to release GRC Seminars for any kind of claims arising out of copyright or privacy violations.

Media Partners

If you wish to partner with us for this event please contact us: partner@grcseminars.com or call us: +1-888-771-6965.
Media Partner Benefits
  • Logo and company data on the event website.
  • Logo on the conference material distributed during the conference.
  • Media Partner’s brochure distributed along with conference material.
  • Logo on all the mailings before and after the event.
  • 10% discount to media partner's subscribers.
Media Partner to do
  • Banner (min 728x90 or 468x60) on the Media Partner website.
  • Insertion of the event in the event calendar, both printed and/or online.
  • Announcement article of the conference on the Magazine and/or Website.
  • Dedicated email blast to all subscribers of Media Partner.
  • Article on the Magazine and/or Website after the conference.

Local Attractions of Houston, TX

Bayou Place
TLocated in the heart of Houston's Downtown Theater District, this 130,000 square foot entertainment megaplex is comprised of theaters, bars, lounges, and restaurants. Start the evening off with dinner at the legendary Hard Rock Café or the authentic Italian trattoria, Mingalone. Enjoy box office hits or catch the latest indie flick at the Angelika Film Center followed by drinks and dancing at ROCBAR, Houston's largest rock and roll nightclub.

Galleria Mall
The Galleria Houston, Texas's largest mall, is an upscale shopping mall centrally located just outside the 610 loop in Houston's Uptown District. The retail center is anchored by Macy's, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue, and occupies such high-end tenants as Tiffany and Co., Dior, Louis Vuitton, and Yves Saint Laurent.

Johnson Space Center
The Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, home of the NASA astronaut corps, is located in Southeast Houston. The center spans 1,620 acres and consists of 100 facilities. Tourists can experience a simulation of a zero-gravity environment in the Living in Space exhibit or encounter a virtual rocket launch complete with exhaust at the Blast Off Theater.

Houston Zoo
Sheltering over 4,500 animals and 900 species, The Houston Zoo is the 7th most visited zoo in the nation. Spend the day strolling through the facility's beautifully landscaped grounds or enjoy a more hands-on encounter by scheduling a guided tour. Tour experiences range from feeding a lion cub to shadowing a staff veterinarian for an entire day.

Museum Distric
The Houston Museum District refers to the collection of museums, galleries, and cultural centers located within a 1.5 mile radius of Herman Park. The Museum of Fine Arts which also houses the Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, boasts a collection of over 56,000 pieces.