IMDS & Product Chemical Compliance Conference

Wednesday - October 09, 2013- Thursday - October 10, 2013

Wednesday

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM

Registration / Continental Breakfast


7:45 AM - 8:15 AM

IMDS Overview of Analysis

Jennifer Guest - Project Engineer
   - Tetra Tech

8:15 AM - 8:25 AM

AIAG Welcome

Tanya Bolden - Program Development Manager - Corporate Responsibility
   - AIAG

8:25 AM - 8:35 AM

Introductions

Christopher Harden - Product Management Technical Lead, Windchill Product Analytics
   - PTC - Parametric Technology Corporation

8:35 AM - 8:45 AM

OHCL Committee Update

An overview of what the Chemical Management and Reporting Committee has been working on during the past year.

Bing Xu - Global Material Management Program Manager
   - Ford Motor Company

8:45 AM - 9:30 AM

REACH SVHC Reporting & Sunset Dates

EU REACH is well underway with legislation in other countries using the legislation as a template. The chair of the IMDS Steering Committee will report on what is new with REACH now that some substances have been given sunset dates and applicability to IMDS.

Matthew Griffin - Technical Specialist for Hazardous Materials Compliance
   - Jaguar Land Rover Limited

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

GADSL Inquiry Process Vs. REACH, Sin List

With more global chemical legislation being enacted, having a communized list is becoming even more important. Learn how substances are added to the GADSL and why some substances under regulation may not be added.

Nelson Lazear
   - NRL Consulting

10:00 AM - 10:25 AM

Break


10:25 AM - 10:40 AM

Nano Material Proposed Reporting Requirements

In addition to REACH requirements, some EU countries are moving to include regulations on materials, in particular Nano materials. Learn what Nano materials are and some of the individual country requirements.

Coleen Dykstra - EH&S Specialist
   - Delphi Corporation

10:40 AM - 11:00 AM

EPA Update on SNUR Applicability To Articles

The EPA is updating chemicals on the watch list in the US. Learn about changes to the US EPA regulations.

Bing Xu - Global Material Management Program Manager
   - Ford Motor Company

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

California Safer Products

The California Green Chemistry is going to impact most everyone who sells product in California. Julia Rege from the Global Automakers Association will present on the legislation and how it will impact the automotive industry.

Julia Rege - Senior Manager of Environment and Energy Affairs
   - Global Automakers

11:30 AM - 11:50 AM

VIAQ (Vehicle Interior Air Quality)

The Vehicle Interior Air Quality is starting to be of concern in many countries and some suppliers are starting to be impacted. Representatives from two OEMs will discuss the topic from their perspective.

Mark Polster - Sustainability, Environment & Safety Engineering
   - Ford Motor Company

Wayne Reeder - Materials Engineer
   - General Motors Company

11:50 AM - 12:00 PM

AM Topics Q&A


12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch


1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Conflict Minerals

Conflict Mineral reporting is not an option. Learn what conflict minerals are and how the AIAG suppliers and OEMs are approaching reporting through the supply chain.

Deb Heed - Business Analyst, Supply Chain Sustainability
   - Ford Motor Company

Gloria Irwin - Project Manager Conflict Minerals
   - Lear Corporation

Pete Langlois - Automotive Strategic Analyst
   - Ernst & Young LLC

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Critical Minerals

Critical Minerals, of which Rare Earth are part of, are starting to be of concern due to their importance to new technologies. Join for a discussion on why they are important and what the issue is surrounding them.

Edward P. Becker - President
   - Friction & Wear Solutions, LLC

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

GHS Update

Starting this year, there are new requirements for the new Safety Data Sheets (formerly Material Safety Data Sheets) to meet the Global Harmonization System Requirements. Learn what's new on this topic.

Jennifer Guest - Project Engineer
   - Tetra Tech

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Legislative Update EU

Learn what is new in the EU in terms of the ELV Directive and other non-REACH legislation from an European supplier.

Sylvia Assmann - Environmental Engineer
   - Robert Bosch LLC

2:30 PM - 2:50 PM

Break


2:50 PM - 3:15 PM

Legislative Update AP

Learn what is new in the Asia Pacific legislation from a supplier representative from the region including CAMDS and the new China ELV.

Yasuhiro Shimizu - Product Environmental Affairs Project General Manager
   - DENSO Corporation

3:15 PM - 3:40 PM

Legislative Update Americas

Learn what is new in the Americas in terms of legislative requirements in addition to the EPA and California Green Chemistry. The Canadian Challenge will probably have the largest impact. Learn what it is and how it may impact your company.

Tammy Giroux - Environment and Energy Policy Manager
   - General Motors Company

3:40 PM - 4:00 PM

OEM Panel

This year, the OEM panel will consist of representatives from Ford, Honda, GM, Toyota and Jaguar/Land Rover. Topics may include Conflict Minerals, Canadian Challenge, and the sunset dates for some chemicals.

Derek T. Ewing - Senior Project Engineer
   - General Motors Company

Matthew Griffin - Technical Specialist for Hazardous Materials Compliance
   - Jaguar Land Rover Limited

Scott Morris - Staff Administrator, North American Purchasing Division
   - Honda of America Mfg., Inc.

Bing Xu - Global Material Management Program Manager
   - Ford Motor Company

Mark Bacchus - Materials Engineering Manager
   - Toyota Technical Center

4:00 PM - 4:20 PM

Supplier Panel

Often times, it is the Tier 1 suppliers that have the most restrictive requirements in IMDS. This year we have a supplier panel comprised of representatives from some major Tier 1 suppliers to answer questions about their requirements on IMDS submissions and how they are handling the Conflict Minerals reporting requirements.

Jackie Hao - Materials Engineer CTC
   - Delphi Corporation

Sylvia Assmann - Environmental Engineer
   - Robert Bosch LLC

Brenda B. Baney - Product Stewardship Manager
   - Delphi Corporation

Michael Wurzman - President
   - RSJ Technical Consulting

Amanda Bishop - Global Compliance Manager
   - Visteon Corporation

Stefan Dully - Corporate Quality & Environment
   - Continental Teves AG & Co.

4:20 PM - 4:30 PM

Q&A To Suppliers and OEMs


4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Reception and Networking


Thursday

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM

Continental Breakfast


7:45 AM - 8:15 AM

IMDS Overview of System

Michelle Loskowski - Data Coordinator
   - Tetra Tech

8:15 AM - 8:20 AM

Welcome

Day 2 will be dedicated to IMDS related questions and is of more interest to the IMDS practitioner.

Christopher Harden - Product Management Technical Lead, Windchill Product Analytics
   - PTC - Parametric Technology Corporation

8:20 AM - 9:20 AM

IMDS 8.0

Starting in May, users have been migrated to IMDS "New Technology" or IMDS 8.0. A representative from HP will present on the differences between IMDS "Classic" and the new IMDS.

Chuck LePard - Engineering & Manufacturing Senior Consultant
   - Hewlett-Packard GmbH

9:20 AM - 9:40 AM

Electronics Reporting Update

The ELV has undergone revision again an d with the addition of Boron Trioxide to the SVHC list, the ZVEI MDSs needed to be updated. Join the session on what's new in Electronics reporting in IMDS.

Brenda B. Baney - Product Stewardship Manager
   - Delphi Corporation

9:40 AM - 10:00 AM

Break


10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

IMDS 2020

In the next few years, IMDS will have to undergo major revisions to meet evolving requirements. This has been named "IMDS 2020". Join a session lead by the IMDS Steering Committee Chair explaining what's to come in IMDS - and some of it in a fairly short time frame (e.g. by the end of the year).

Matthew Griffin - Technical Specialist for Hazardous Materials Compliance
   - Jaguar Land Rover Limited

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM

Plans To Integrate With Other Systems

As more and more people use IMDS, there has been an evolving need to interface with other systems. Join this session for a discussion on data exchange logic with other formats.

Michael Wurzman - President
   - RSJ Technical Consulting

10:50 AM - 11:10 AM

IMDS Admin Functions & Company Administrator

The new IMDS interface for client managers has changed. Join this session to learn about the IMDS Administration functions and Client manager capabilities and requirements.

Mayrie Eckermann - Project Manager
   - Tetra Tech

11:10 AM - 11:45 AM

IMDS Data Quality

One of the hot topics in IMDS is Data Quality. Join this session for a discussion on issues surrounding IMDS reporting and ensuring that the data that is reported is representative of the material and meets the philosophy and requirements of IMDS.

Michael Wurzman - President
   - RSJ Technical Consulting

Heidi Wittenborn - Compliance Specialist
   - RSJ Technical Consulting

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Day 2 Q&A - Close


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