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Last Chance! IMDS & Product Chemical Compliance Conference

chemical_plant-blogThis conference has been growing every year as automakers and suppliers are faced with expanding regulatory requirements. This is your opportunity to learn about key trends as well as best practices that will help your company comply.

RSJ Technical Consulting’s Chris Harden has been focused on product-based environmental compliance and management system development since 2001 and is currently a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager and senior consultant at RSJ Technical Consulting. “For me personally, I can count on getting a complete understanding of the product-based regulations impacting the automotive industry and methods of responding to these regulations,” he explains. “Attendance at the conference gives individuals tasked with compliance an opportunity to ask their customers questions about their reporting requirements. It’s also a chance to network with other individuals who are dealing with the same requirements and challenges.”

The agenda on Tuesday, October 13, will focus on legislation issues and includes an evening reception.

Wednesday, October 14, will concentrate on IMDS topics including IMDS 10.0, which contains extensive changes designed to improve data quality and harmonize requirements.


  • Legislative Updates: EU, Americas, AP
  • OHCL Committee Update
  • Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Update: After Deadline, What Information is Needed?
  • IMDS 9.0, IMDS 10.0, and IMDS 11.0 Updates
  • Using IMDS to Identify Conflict Minerals Suppliers
  • Anti-Counterfeit Measures
  • Impact of New Regulations on Plastics & Rubber
  • REACH SVHC Reporting: Impact on  Automotive
  • OEM and Supplier Panel. Mark Bacchus - Toyota Technical Center; Derek T. Ewing - General Motors Company; Matthew Griffin - Jaguar Land Rover Limited; Brenda B. Baney - Delphi Corporation; Amanda Bishop - Visteon Corporation; Christopher R. Sidney - FCA US LLC; Bing Xu - Ford Motor Company; Scott Morris - Honda North America, Inc.


Don’t miss your chance to attend this important event. “Attendance has grown year after year because the number of requirements for product compliance has continued to grow,” says Harden. “The conference provides the best method to stay abreast of these requirements.”

Click here for the full agenda.

Date: Tuesday, October 13 – Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Location: Suburban Collection Showplace | 46100 Grand River Avenue | Novi, MI 48374




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