LONDON, September 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
ERA Technology is pleased to announce that its internationally renowned conference, "Electrical and Electronic Equipment and the Environment 2012", will be held at the Sheraton Skyline Hotel, Heathrow, London, on the 14-15 November 2012.
"Best conference of its type in our industry," Gary Nevison, Head of Legislation and Compliance, Farnell / element14
This eagerly anticipated international event will cover the latest news and updates regarding EU and worldwide environmental compliance issues pertaining to electrical and electronic equipment. ERA has successfully run this event for the past 14 years and expects to attract approximately 50 delegates and 20 speakers.
Policy updates will be provided by key players from the UK government, European Commission, enforcement bodies and independent consultants. In addition, case studies on best practice will demonstrate how some of the world's leading companies face the on-going challenges of environmental compliance in the 21st century.
Speakers at the conference and their papers will include:
- BIS - "RoHS 2 interpretation and development"
- Boeing - "Facing the challenge of REACH substance authorisation"
- Intel - "Progress in driving conflict mineral free sourcing"
- Kodak - "Eco-design directive network standby requirements"
This year's conference will bring delegates up to speed with the significant changes that have occurred over the last year including: amendments in substance regulation, the recast RoHS II Directive, more substance issues arising from REACH, increased pressure to exclude conflict minerals from products, the forthcoming recast WEEE Directive and continuing progress towards new eco-design measures. This is the only event of its kind to offer not only the most current updates in this field, but also an invaluable opportunity to network with colleagues and experts from around the globe. Catering to professionals working incompliance, design, quality assurance, production and distribution; delegates and speakers are drawn from a wide range of business sectors and countries.
ERA Technology has in-depth capabilities in regulatory compliance management; headed by lead consultants Dr Chris Robertson and Dr Paul Goodman. The Regulatory Compliance Team has worked on key studies on RoHS and eco-design legislation which have subsequently been used in policy formation by the UK government and the European Commission. ERA also consults for industry, trade associations, regulators and policy makers from across the world on substance restrictions (REACH, RoHS), eco-design and waste (WEEE, batteries) and other compliance and safety issues.
About ERA Technology
ERA Technology, an edif Group company, provides specialist technical consultancy to owners and operators of large-value capital assets and systems; helping clients to reduce risk, improve operational performance and comply with functional safety and regulatory requirements. In the time from ERA's foundation in the 1920s as a research association to today's international consultancy business, ERA has built an enviable reputation for technical excellence in delivery of its services in the Defence, Energy, Industry, Infrastructure and Transport sectors it serves.
For more conference information please visit: http://www.era.co.uk/event/events/eraconference2012 or contact the Events Team on +44(0)1372-367-319
SOURCE ERA Technology