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Early registration is still available through August 17th for the 2019 IMDS & Product Chemical Compliance Conference on October 16–17 at a NEW location: The Mint at Michigan First Conference Center in Lathrup Village, Michigan.

Beyond ELV: The Expanding Requirements for Compliance Reporting will focus on what you need to know to meet upcoming and ever-changing requirements.

Attending this conference will help you be more insightful on reporting requirements and regulations that are impacting your day-to-day business.

Hear the latest on GDPR reporting challenges, Brazillian RoHs, the Waste Frame Directive, ELV in Asia Pacific; recycling, aftermarket challenges, responsible minerals, and of course, IMDS. The always-popular OEM/Supplier Panel will discuss data quality requirements, and we will hear an update from the IMDS Steering Committee and the OHCL Work Group.


  • OHCL Work Group Summary Report. Brandi LaPere, FCA US, LLC, and Yusef Williams, Harman International Automotive Division
  • GDPR Contact Challenges. Chuck LePard, DXC Technology
  • IMDS Steering Committee Report and EU Updates. Timo Unger, Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center GmbH
  • IMDS Recycling Study: Howe to Report a Recycled Material. Sri Vinnakota, APA Engineering PVT Ltd.
  • Latest ELV in Asian Countries. Midori Shinto, Tokai Rika Co., Ltd.
  • Data Quality Update from IMDS Data Quality Subcommittee. Michael Wurzman, RSJ Technical Consulting
  • Aftermarket Challenges/Brazillian RoHs. Josh Inman, Cummins, Inc.
  • Responsible Materials. Kristan Longsdorf, Honda of America Mfg. Inc.
  • GADSL, GADSL Plus. Speaker TBA
  • India ELV. Shridhar Rajappanavar, Product Compliance Consultancy Services
  • Waste Frame Directive. Timo Unger, Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center GmbH
  • OEM/Supplier Panel: Data Quality Requirements. Josh Inman, Cummins, Inc.; Brandi LaPere, FCA US, LLC; Teri Kline, General Motors Corporation; Alissa Yakali, Honda of America Mfg. Inc.; Jim Raymond, Toyota Motor North America
  • Update on Global SOC Survey. Alissa Yakali, Honda of America Mfg. Inc.
  • IMDS 12.0 and Proposed 2020 Enhancements. Chuck LePard, DXC Technology
  • LCA Presentation. Andreas Schiffleitner, IPoint-Austria
  • Data Quality Improvements. Mayrie Eckermann, Tetra Tech
  • REC 019 Update/Debate. Yusef Williams, Harman International Automotive Division, and Brenda Baney, B Cubed Consulting, Inc.
  • Heavy Equipment Expectations. John Wagner, Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)
  • Polymer Reporting. Speaker TBA, Dupont
  • Training:
    • Wednesday, Oct. 16 – IMDS 101: A Quick Overview for Beginners. Jennifer Guest, RSJ Technical Consulting
    • Thursday, Oct. 17 - CMRT 5.1x. Gina Weber, Honda Trading America Corp

Exhibit booths and sponsorship opportunities are available now:

Register, view the agenda, and meet the speakers here.