News & Notices
10 August 2007, Torino, Italy
of the World Chemistry Leadership Team Meeting (WCLM) is to address
topical issues facing the world of chemistry and its application,
with the objectives of identifying specific contributions IUPAC
can make through projects or through working with others. The
focus of the Torino WCLM is the health and environmental safety
of chemicals products, emerging issues of societal concern and
the resulting regulatory trends.
WCLM Chairman: Professor Bryan Henry, IUPAC President
- 14:00 Introductory Comments: Professor Leiv Sydnes,
IUPAC Past President
- 14:10 - 15:30 Presentations
New Approaches towards Chemicals Regulation;
SAICM and REACH, Dr Rainer Koch (International Council
for Chemical Associations ICCA)
Responsible Care and New Strategies for
Product Stewardship, Dr Carol J. Henry, Vice President,
Science and Research of the American Chemistry Council
Emerging Issues for Applied Chemistry:
An Industrial Perspective: Dr Richard Phillips,
Senior Toxicologist ExxonMobil (chair of the Cefic Long Range
An Academic Perspective: Dr John Duffus, Chair
of IUPAC subcommittee on Toxicology and Risk Assessment (Chemistry
and Human Health Division)
- 15:30 - 17:15 Panel Led Plenary Discussion
Moderator: Elsa Reichmanis, Alcatel-Lucent
Panel: The presenters will be joined by Dr Maged Younes/ Dr Matthew
Grubb UNEP (SAICM Secretariat), Dr Tim Meredith WHO (IPCS), Professor
Alan Boobis (Imperial College School of Medicine) who are invited
to give short reflections on the presentations.
- 17:15 - 17:30 Wrap-up and Conclusions: Professor Bryan
Henry, IUPAC President
The WCLM will be followed by an informal reception for those
participants able to attend.
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