NCEC Next Generation Virtual Business Summits
Join us for a series of virtual events covering critical business themes including the climate crisis, post-Brexit chemical legislation, poison centre notifications, effective chemical emergency response and incident management on COMAH sites, and hazmat response in light of COVID-19.
These events have been launched to enable professionals to continue to stay up to date, and gain unique insights and opportunities on strategic business areas during these unprecedented times.
Throughout the series of events, NCEC specialists will joined by various industry experts from the private and public sectors. Together they will explore key commercial subjects. There will be an emphasis on discussion and debate, and ample opportunities for audience participation through Q&As and interactive polls. As networking is an invaluable part of attending events, we will be holding virtual networking sessions for some of the events.
You can read more about the specific events by clicking on them below. Please ensure you register for all of the events you’re interested in!
Planning and implementing a proportionate response to a chemical incident
6 October, 14:00 – 16:30 (BST)
NCEC will be joined by John Lord (incident command expert), Jon Crawley (control of major accident hazards (COMAH) expert) and David Rubens (strategic expert for multiagency crisis). They will discuss the six-phase approach to integrated emergency management, and how to plan and implement a proportionate response, based on best practice, to an incident at a chemical site. This will be done using an incident simulation software.
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Virtual Hazmat – assessing the impact of COVID-19 on hazmat best practice
14 October, 13:30 – 16:30 (BST)
This event is a virtual alternative to NCEC’s annual Hazmat conference. It will focus on the business impacts of and recovery from COVID-19, and best practice for hazmat training. NCEC's experts will be joined by Professor Rob Chilcott (CBRNE and toxicology expert) and other hazmat specialists.
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Poison centres – what does Annex VIII mean?
3 and 4 November, 13:00 – 16:00 (GMT)
NCEC will be joined by experts from government bodies, competent authorities and industry. They will take you through various aspects of poison centre notifications including UFI's, notification updates, workability solutions, Member State intentions and UK's post-Brexit intentions.
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Other forthcoming summits:
An event on climate crisis will involve experts discussing how important it is for organisations to become resilient to climate volatility and how business strategies should be modified to include taking action on the crisis.
At the event on environmental persistence of chemicals and ecotoxicology experts from the public and private sectors, consultants and regulators will discuss how to tackle the most pressing matters around ecotoxicology affecting the resilience, safety and compliance of organisations.
More details about these events will be released soon. You can register your interest in one or both of these events below. We will let you know as soon as the details are announced!
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Brexit – what happens next?
This summit has already happened.
NCEC experts were joined by the Peter Newport (CEO of the Chemical Business Association). They discussed post-Brexit chemical legislation related to UK REACH and EU REACH, CLP, biocides and poison centres. This event provided insights on what organisations should be doing to continue trading their chemical products in the UK and the EU from 1 January 2021.
If you have any questions regarding any of these events, please don't hesitate to email us at [email protected].