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Speakers

Tap into the expertise of product stewardship professionals
from some of the world's leading companies

General Sessions

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Opening Keynote

Dr. Michal Freedhoff, Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency

Michal Ilana Freedhoff, Ph.D., is the Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, effective January 2021. She has over twenty years of government experience, beginning in 1996 in then-Congressman Ed Markey's office as a Congressional Science and Engineering fellow after receiving a Ph.D. in physical chemistry at the University of Rochester. Her legislative work includes the fuel economy provisions in the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act, a law requiring the creation of an online database of dangerous consumer product safety defects, the 2016 re-authorization of the Toxic Substances Control Act, and 2019 legislation to address PFAS contamination.

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Closing Keynote

Dr. Lauren Zeise, Director, California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment

Lauren Zeise, Ph.D., has been Director of the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (“OEHHA”) since December 2016 and has been with OEHHA since its inception in 1991. She has held various leadership positions at OEHHA, including managing the Proposition 65 program, co-leading the team that developed the hazard trait regulation for California’s Safer Consumer Products program, and has conducted hundreds of health risk assessments. Dr. Zeise was the 2008 recipient of the Outstanding Risk Practitioner Award from the Society for Risk Analysis and is also an honorary lifetime National Academies of Sciences (NAS) National Associate.

Breakout Sessions

Our speakers represent several different industries and are eager to share best practices and practical solutions that you can apply to your daily work.

Here are just some of the leading organizations represented in our speaker lineup:

Arcadis
Benchmark ESG
Bergeson & Campbell PC
California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA)
Cardno ChemRisk
Celanese Corporation
Chemical Watch
CIRS Group USA Inc
Covestro, LLC
Diversys Software Inc.
DuPont Science & Innovation
Eastman
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
Exponent
General Electric
Gradient
IBM
King & Spalding LLP
Knoell USA, LLC
National Chemical Emergency Centre
Praedicat
Ramboll
REACH24H USA Inc.
The Lubrizol Corporation
Veeva Systems
Verdant Law
Verisk3E
Yordas Group

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