AeA Oregon Council to Host International Environmental Compliance Program to Update Companies on WEEE, RoHS, REACH, and EuP Directives
Released on = March 23, 2007, 11:15 am
Press Release Author = Kari Naone/AeA
Industry = Semiconductors
Press Release Summary = AeA Oregon Council has been selected to host one of three National Road Show Conferences on International Environmental Compliance. This all-day event will take place on Wednesday, April 25, 2007, at Embassy Suites, Washington Square in Tigard, Oregon. This program is designed to enable managers, compliance executives, legal departments and environmental and facilities professionals to better understand and comply with RoHS, WEEE, and REACH directives.
Press Release Body = Portland, OR and Washington, D.C. (DATE) - AeA Oregon Council has been selected to host one of three National Road Show Conferences on International Environmental Compliance. This all-day event will take place on Wednesday, April 25, 2007, at Embassy Suites, Washington Square in Tigard, Oregon. China, Japan, India, Australia and a number of others are developing regulations similar to the European Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS), Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE Directive), and maybe REACH-like legislation (registration, evaluation, authorization and restriction of chemicals). States such as California have introduced legislation with a direct reference to EU RoHS Directive. These developments will affect the entire high-tech industry tremendously and does so already today. This program is designed to enable managers, compliance executives, legal departments and environmental and facilities professionals to better understand and comply with these directives. Those who attend will receive critical information from senior industry executives, trade attorneys, and government officials on how to ensure their products are in full compliance. Key featured speakers will include: Steve Andrews, Head of Unit Eco-design & Product Policy for the UK Department of Trade & Industry (DTI); Jean-Philippe Brisson, Senior Counsel of Global Environmental Group for Allen & Overy, LLP; Jim Craven, Director of Legislative Public Affairs for AeA Oregon; Becky Linder, Policy Advisor for AeA and the U.S. Information Technology Office (USITO), Beijing, China; and Michaela Muranova, Director of International & Trade Policy for AeA Washington, DC. Panelists will include representatives from local high tech companies including Hewlett-Packard and Tektronix. For more information or to register for this event, please visit: www.aeanet.org/orenvironmentalcomplianceprogram. - # # # -
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