OnlyCoreChem Events is organizing the 1st Conference & Networking Day of the Linkedin Group “REACH, CLP and Biocides Regulations” taking place in the beautiful city of Lisbon in Portugal on the 7th March 2019 at Hotel Tryp Lisboa Aeroporto located just in front of Lisbon International Airport.

The Group has more than 1500 members from all over the EU and also located Worldwide from the Chemical Industry, Consultancy, Associations, Authorities, CROs and Academia.

The event is also opened to non-members that are highly welcomed to join the Linkedin Group on

Conference will include presentations on the most relevant subjects related with REACH, CLP and BPR with extended Q&A sessions to allow participants to share ideas, experiences and clarify their questions.

The Conference & Networking Day is complemented by pre-event and post-event Workshops on REACH for Downstream Users of Chemicals and Introduction to the Biocidal Products Regulation.

The event will have periods for Networking during Coffee-Breaks and Lunch and will include also an Exhibition.


7 March 2019, Lisbon-Portugal, Hotel Tryp Lisboa Aeroporto

Programme of the Conference & Networking Day:

09h00-09h30 – Registration 09h30-09h40 – Welcome by Carlos Miguel Fazendeiro, OnlyCoreChem Events


09h40-10h00 – REACH Compliance for Manufacturers, Importers and Downstream Users of Chemicals

Carlos Miguel Fazendeiro, Managing Director, Only Core Chem Unip. Lda, Portugal

10h00-10h20 – REACH Substance and Dossier Evaluation

Indiana de Seze, Lawyer, EURegLaw, Belgium

10h20-10h40 – Challenges of Authorisation under REACH

Dr. Susana Viegas, Director of Environmental Health Programme, Lisbon School of Health Technology, Portugal

10h40-11h10 – Coffee-Break & Networking

11h10-11h30 – Tools for Substitution of Hazardous Chemicals

Jerker Ligthart, Senior Chemicals Advisor, ChemSec, Sweden

11h30-11h50 – Nanomaterials under REACH

Dr. David Carlander, Director Regulatory Affairs, Nanotechnology Industries Association, Belgium

11h50-12h10 – Q&A with REACH Speakers

Moderator: Marko Susnik, Senior Advisor Chemical Policy, Austrian Economic Chamber (WKO) / UEAPME, Austria

Implementing REACH

12h10-12h30 – Safety Data Sheets and Exposure Scenarios

Dr. Mark Alan Pemberton, Director and Co-owner Global MSDS Ltd, Principal Consultant Systox Limited, United Kingdom

12h30-13h30 – Networking Lunch

13h30-13h50 – How to improve REACH for SMEs

Marko Susnik, Senior Advisor Chemical Policy, Austrian Economic Chamber (WKO) / UEAPME, Austria

13h50-14h10 – REACH and OSH Legislation

Helena Krippahl, Authority for Working Conditions (ACT), Portugal

14h10-14h30 – Brexit impact on REACH

Dr. Chris Eacott, Managing Director, Stewardship Solutions Ltd, United Kingdom

14h30-14h50 – Q&A With Implementing REACH Speakers

Lorenzo Zullo, Co-founder and Managing Director, Chemycal, Netherlands


14h50-15h10 – BPR Authorisation Strategies

Dr. Jeannette Paulussen, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Charles River Laboratories, Netherlands

15h10-15h30 – Advantages and Challenges of working in a BPR Consortium

An Ghekiere, Managing Director ARCHE Consortia, Belgium


15h30-15h50 – DetNet tool for Industry to support CLP Classification

Dominic Byrne, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Manager, A.I.S.E., Belgium

15h50-16h20 – Coffee-Break & Networking

16h20-16h40 – Poison Centres CLP Art. 45

Caroline Raine, Regulatory Business Area Manager, National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC), United Kingdom


16h40-17h00 – REACH and CLP Enforcement in practice

Diana Martens, Project Leader, Coordinating Inspector Dangerous Substances, Inspectorate Social Affairs and Employment, Labour Inspectorate of the Netherlands

17h00-17h30 – Q&A with BPR, CLP & Enforcement Speakers 17h30-18h00 – Closing remarks & Networking

Moderator and Closing remarks: Carlos Miguel Fazendeiro, OnlyCoreChem Events, Portugal


Pre-Conference and Post-Conference Workshops:

6 March 2019, 14h00-17h00, Lisbon-Portugal, Hotel Tryp Lisboa Aeroporto

Workshop REACH for Downstream Users:

Checking compliance for raw materials including the ones imported from outside the EU

Safety Data Sheets, Exposure Scenarios and Risk Management Measures

Downstream Users Reports to ECHA

Preparing for Enforcement

8 March 2019, 09h00-12h00, Lisbon-Portugal, Hotel Tryp Lisboa Aeroporto

Workshop Introduction to the Biocidal Products Regulation:

Overview of the BPR main processes and obligations

Transitional Period

Applying for Biocidal Products Authorisation

Strategies for testing and cost-reduction


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Exhibition and Sponsorship

More information available on the EVENT WEBSITE


Registration fees – Conference 

200 EUR + 23% VAT

150 EUR + 23% VAT early registration discount until 31 December 2018

Registration fees – per Workshop

140 EUR + 23% VAT

90 EUR + 23% VAT early registration discount until 31 December 2018


Payment options: bank transfer or credit card via paypal

Payment must be made before the event starts and to secure your place




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