Safecom Regulatory Conference 2013 – speakers announced

The speakers for this year’s SafeCom Conference, one of Europe’s most prestigious, and the UK’s largest chemical regulatory conference, have been announced.

This ninth conference, organised by Safeware Quasar Limited, is highly renowned and respected for the high calibre of speakers and industry experts it attracts. This year is no different, boasting an excellent line-up of impressive speakers, delivering presentations on relevant topics that will impact those working within the chemical sector.

Speakers and topics include:
• Silvia Segna – REACH Chemical Policy Advisor, Chemical Industry Association – ‘2013 REACH Review from Industry and Stakeholders’
• Mark Selby – Regulatory Consultant, Denehurst Chemical Safety – ‘The Extended SDS – Practicalities and experiences’
• Mark Selby – Regulatory Consultant, Denehurst Chemical Safety – ‘Substance classification – Annex VI versus suppliers SDS versus CLP inventory versus REACH dossier‘
• Simon Robinson – Technical Director, Safeware Quasar – ‘Classification of mixtures under GHS’
• Richard Shreeve – Business Development Manager, 24-7 Response – ‘Emergency Telephone Numbers – why do we need them?’
• Professor J A Vale – Consultant Clinical Pharmacologist & Director, National Poisons Information Service – ‘Improving the quality of SDS for emergency medical care’
• Desmond Waight – DanGoods Training and Consultancy Ltd – ‘Transportation of Dangerous Goods update – 2013 and beyond’
• Hazi Mistry – Managing Director, Safeware Quasar – ‘Safeware Quasar update’
• Mike Brooks – Regulatory Consultant, Safeware Quasar – ‘GHS around the world – finding out what’s going on’
• Melih Babayigit – Turkey Regulatory Specialist, CRAD – ‘Regulatory update’
• Dr Richard Elsmore – Regulatory Affairs: Biocides / REACH Specialist, JSC International Limited – ‘Impacts and effects of the New Biocidal Products Regulations’

The conference is open to all those involved in the chemical industry, providing the perfect opportunity to learn and understand the latest and emerging regulatory changes that require interpretation and monitoring. It will be held at the St. Johns Hotel, Solihull and starts on the evening of the 6th March, closing on 7th March 2013 at 16.30 hours.

Simon Robinson, Technical Director Safeware Quasar, says: “The SafeCom conference prides itself on featuring industry and regulatory experts who present key topics from the world of regulatory compliance. This gives delegates valuable information to assist with creating solutions and planning for regulatory changes over future years, and simply cannot be missed by those in the chemical industry.

“The conference also gives attendees the opportunity to network with colleagues and friends in the industry, building and maintaining relationships that can be of real help during these difficult business times. We look forward to seeing you there!”

For more information on the SafeCom Conference and to book your place go to the website at or call Safeware Quasar Ltd on 0115 965 1888 or e-mail


Editors’ notes:
Safeware Quasar provide automated Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS or SDS) authoring software, specialist EH&S chemical management services and consultancy for the classification, labelling and hazard communication of chemicals.

Whether you require a single (Material) Safety Data Sheet or a global automated multi-lingual (M)SDS / SDS authoring system, Safeware Quasar can provide a compliance solution to meet your exact needs.

23rd January 2013

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