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(NEW) 3 December 2014
Recent Developments in Risk Reduction Approaches for PFCs 3 December 2014 at 7am Washington DC, 1pm Paris, 8pm Beijing and 9pm Tokyo time
Objective: This webinar aims to present recent developments in risk reduction approaches for PFCs. It is organised around expert talks and attendees will also have an opportunity to discuss with the speakers and ask questions in an interactive setting. The webinar will last for 60 minutes.
30 April 2014
Recent Developments in Alternatives to Long Chain PFCs
30 April 2014 - 7am Washington DC, 1pm Paris, 8pm Beijing and 9pm Tokyo time
Objective: This webinar aims to give an insight into recent developments in alternatives to long chain PFCs. It is organised around expert talks. Attendees will also have an opportunity to discuss with the speakers and ask questions in an interactive setting.
15-18 June 2014
The main objective of the workshop is to bring together specialists from around the world in order to present and discuss scientific and regulatory developments with regard to PFASs.
29 January 2014
Major uses of PFCs and scientific evidence
29 January 2014 – 7am Washington DC, 1pm Paris, 8pm Beijing and 9pm Tokyo time
Objective: Following-up on a previous webinar that provided an overview of a range of issues related to perfluorinated chemicals (PFC), this webinar will provide more in-depth information about major uses of PFCs and the scientific evidence that is available about this chemistry. Presentations will be based on a recent OECD/UNEP synthesis (www.oecd.org/ehs/pfc) and there will be an opportunity to pose questions to key experts.
20 November 2013
Overview of PFCs Landscape – Key issues and insights
20 November 2013 - 7am Washington DC, 1pm Paris, 8pm Beijing and 9pm Tokyo time
Objective: This webinar will tell you everything that you ever wanted to know about PFCs. The event will provide an overview of key issues in relation to long chain perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) based on a recent OECD/UNEP synthesis (www.oecd.org/ehs/pfc) as well as an opportunity to pose questions to key experts.
October 27-29, 2013; Helsingør/Copenhagen, Denmark
5th International Workshop on Fluorinated Compounds in materials, humans and the environment- current knowledge and scientific gaps
7-9 November 2012
4th International Workshop: Per- and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances - PFAS
31 January 2012
OECD/UNEP Webinar on the 2009 OECD PFC Survey Methodology
Objective: to explain the survey methodology and to discuss its applicability in the Asia-Pacific region.
Methodology of 2009 OECD PFC Survey (NICNAS)
A Manufacturer's Perspective (FluoroCouncil)
8-9 November 2011
Workshop on "Regulatory issues of PFCs", organised by German Federal Environment Agency and Norway's Climate and Pollution Agency
8th-9th November 2011 in Dessau-Roßlau, Germany
5 September 2011
UNEP/OECD Workshop: Perfluorinated Chemicals and the Transition to Safer Alternatives, Beijing, China
This event on 5 September will be taking place within the framework of SAICM’s regional Asia-Pacific meeting. The PFC workshop will be followed by a UNITAR workshop on nanotechnology and manufactured nanomaterials (6-7 September) and the SAICM Asia Pacific Regional meeting (8-9 September).
Recent Developments in the OECD;
PPT 6: The influence of global regulatory changes and customer preferences on the development of alternatives to long chain PFCs
Recent developments in the Asia-Pacific Region;
PPT 7: People’s Republic of China
PPT 8: India
28 April 2011
Side event as part of Fifth Meeting of the Conference of Parties to the Stockholm Convention
25-29 April 2011, Geneva, Switzerland
18 April 2011
Co-organized with the Stockholm Convention Secretariat
18 April 2011 - 7am Washington DC, 1pm Paris, 7pm Beijing and 8pm Tokyo time
Objective: To provide updates on activities related to alternatives to long chain PFCs, to introduce the guidance on alternatives developed by the Stockholm Convention’s POPs Review Committee, to share country experience in managing PFCs, and to discuss the ideas to address the challenges in sharing information and experience.
2 March 2011 and 8/9 March 2011
OECD Webinars on the 2009 PFC Survey Findings
Objective: To disseminate the results of a 2009 Survey on production, use and release of PFCs and to discuss the usefulness of the survey data for Governments, the private sector and other stakeholders.
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27 October 2010
Webinar on Recent PFC Related Activites
The objective of this webinar is to provide a forum for discussion of current activities and updates since the February 2009 UNEP workshop on PFCs
5am Washington time, 11am Paris time and 6pm Tokyo time
7-11 November 2010
SETAC North Americe 31st Annual Meeting
17 -19 June 2010
2nd International Workshop
Fluorinated Surfactants: New Developments
8-10 June 2010
PFAA Days III
U.S. EPA Research Triangle Park Campus
North Carolina, USA
23-27 May 2010
SETAC Europe 20th Annual Meeting
4 May 2010
27 January 2010
Project Conffidence: Open Day
Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands
Website Conffidence Open Day
12-13 February, 2009
Workshop on Managing Perfluorinated Chemicals and Transitioning to Safer Alternatives
20-22 November, 2006
Workshop on Perfluorocarboxylic Acids (PFCAs) and Precursors in 2006
19-20 August, 2005