Tuesday, April 30
Pre-Conference Activities

E&F Committee Meeting | 8:00 – 10:00 am
HCPA’s Executive & Finance Committee will meet and discuss agenda items.

Board of Directors Meeting | 10:30 – 2:30 pm
HCPA’s Board of Directors will meet and discuss agenda items.

Welcome Reception | 5:00 – 6:30 pm
Location: District Ballroom
Kick-off IMPACT 2019, meet other attendees and enjoy food and drinks in the IMPRESS networking area.

Wednesday, May 1
Conference Meetings
Please note that on May 1, all meetings and events will be open to non-member companies, with the exception of the Aerosol Product Division committee meetings.

8:00 – 8:30 am | Location: Grand Ballroom
Networking Breakfast
Before the start of the opening session, a full breakfast buffet will be served.

8:30 – 9:00 am | Location: Grand Ballroom
Conference Welcome & State of the Association Address
Join Pamela Lam, Henkel Consumer Goods, Chair of the HCPA Board of Directors, and Steve Caldeira, President & CEO of HCPA, as they open the conference and share how the association is protecting and promoting the industry as it advances its strategic priorities.

The session will also include the presentation of the Murray Glauberman Memorial Scholarship Award. Established in 1988 by the Glauberman family and Malco Products, Inc., this scholarship recognizes achievement in the classroom, leadership skills and a commitment to community service.

9:00 – 10:00 am | Location: Grand Ballroom
Keynote: Jonah Berger, Author of “Contagious: Why Things Catch On.”
Jonah Berger is a marketing professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and author of the recent New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, “Contagious: Why Things Catch On.” Berger has more than 15 years studying how social influence works and how it drives products and ideas to catch on.

10:15 – 11:15 am
EXECUTIVE DEVELOPMENT TRACKS
Spread throughout the program on Wednesday and Thursday, the Executive Development Tracks will help attendees move from specialization in one area to success in a broader role, preparing them for greater leadership responsibility in both large and small organizations. Tracks include Business Operations, Communications, Diversity & Inclusion, Legal and Regulatory Reform.

Business Operations | Location: Virginia
Risk Management
Companies need to be aware of business and liability risks they face, and how best to protect themselves. Careful contract drafting and having the right insurance are key to operating a successful company. This session will cover key contract clauses, negotiating strategy, and how to make sure you are properly insured.

  • Jeffrey P. Altman, Partner, Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP
  • Nicole Gonzalez, CLCS, Senior Account Manager, Ames and Gough
  • Dan Knise, President & CEO, Ames & Gough

Communications | Location: Pennsylvania
Storytelling for Advocacy
When it comes to storytelling, it takes three to tango. Narratives, audiences, and storytellers that work in concert with each other can make a tremendous difference in advocacy campaigns. While storytelling is nothing new, elements such as structure, audience attention span and message outreach have all changed significantly in recent years. At this session, we’ll discuss from A-Z what it takes to build a successful storytelling campaign that will advance your organization’s agenda.

  • John Brandt, Manager of Policy Communications and Corporate Responsibility Practice, Public Affairs Council (PAC)
  • Kelly Memphis, Manager of Government Relations and Stakeholder Engagement Practice, Public Affairs Council (PAC)

Diversity & Inclusion | Location: South Carolina
How to Create a Healthy, Inclusive Work Environment & De-stressing Tactics for Busy People
Attorney and author, Maria Leonard Olsen, will present a workshop on inclusion in the workplace and ways to increase the health of your work environment. Author of “50 After 50: Re-framing the Next Chapter of Your Life” (Rowman & Littlefield 2018) will cover meditation for busy-people and other self-care techniques to elevate both your home and work lives. The speaker will use journal prompts and discussion questions to elicit deep reflection.

  • Maria Leonard Olsen, Attorney, Author, and host of D.C. radio show “Inside Out”

Legal | Location: Chinese Ballroom
Corporate Engagement in the Political Process

Not every corporation has a Political Action Committee (PAC), but that doesn’t mean that they can’t be involved in the political process. Learn how you can communicate with your employees and the public to create advocates and be involved in the electoral process.

Regulatory Reform | Location: Senate
TSCA Risk Evaluation and Regulatory Issues: Do You Feel Me Now?
The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) implementation of the 2016 amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) is in full swing and every portion of the chemical value chain can feel the impacts. Suppliers and manufacturers of consumer products need to be especially mindful of when and how EPA is selecting and prioritizing existing chemicals for risk evaluation and managing the legal, regulatory, and commercial implications of these evaluations. This presentation focuses on the commercial realities of industrial chemical evaluation and how best to anticipate, manage, and optimize the implications of new TSCA.

  • Lynn Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell

11:30 – 12:30 pm | Location: Grand Ballroom
Keynote: Invited – Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Chairman, U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee
Frank Pallone, Jr. represents New Jersey’s 6th Congressional District and is Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which has one of the broadest jurisdictions of any congressional committee. The Committee’s jurisdiction includes issues pertaining to health care, energy, environment, commerce, food and drug safety, consumer protection, and telecommunications.  Pallone has held a seat on the Committee since 1993 and served as Ranking Member of the Committee in the 114th and 115th Congresses.

12:30 – 2:00 pm | Location: District Ballroom
IMPRESS B2B Networking Lunch
HCPA’s IMPRESS luncheon events will be entertaining and casual opportunities to make new connections, meet with clients and learn from 15-minute pop-up speakers, a new addition to this year’s program.

  • Hear from:
    Chrissy Macken, Founder & Owner of BluePrintGreen
    Innovative, market-leading companies provide opportunities for their employees to be intellectually challenged and part of transformational breakthroughs in science, technology, and product performance, just to name a few. But are your employees thriving? This session will explore the 10 key elements for creating work environments where employees love to stay – where they can be effective, challenged, committed, and authentically themselves. Attendees will receive an Organizational Culture & Health Questionnaire to rate their company’s capacity to enable all employees to achieve peak performance.

2:00 – 3:00 pm | Location: State & East Ballroom
Keynote: EPA Assistant Administrator, Office of Chemical Safety & Pollution Prevention (OCSPP), Alexandra Dunn
Presented by the HCPA Federal Advisory Council

Join Alexandra Dunn, the newly confirmed head of the OCSPP, for a timely overview of the Agency’s top priorities. The address will be followed by a question and answer session.

Please note that this session is closed to the press.

3:00 – 5:30 pm | Location: State & East Ballroom
Joint Federal, State and Regulatory Advisory Councils Program

  • 3:00 – 4:30 pm
    Ingredient Communication and Product Labeling in New York State
    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) recently finalized their burdensome and contradictory 2018 ingredient communication guidance document. In response, HCPA has partnered with the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) and law firm Whiteman Osterman Hanna, LLP to challenge this policy in the courts. This new year has brought about unexpected hurdles and delays, but our case remains strong, and we will continue to move forward by remaining flexible and driven.

    • J.D. Darr, Manager, State Government Relations & Public Policy, HCPA
    • Kevin Quinn, Partner, Whiteman Osterman Hanna, LLP
    • Robert Rosborough, Partner, Whiteman Osterman Hanna, LLP
  • 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Ingredient Communication Implementation and Lessons Learned
    Develop a deeper understanding of the major laws governing ingredient communication and labeling for household products and the deadlines companies need to meet in 2019 and 2020. Hear first-hand experiences and lessons learned from experts well into the implementation process, where to find more in-depth compliance information and how to standardize ingredient terminology across your company.

    • Dr. Steve Bennett, Senior Vice President, Scientific Affairs, HCPA
    • Henry DeLima, Owner, DeLima Associates
    • Invited: Manufacturer Company Representative

EXECUTIVE DEVELOPMENT TRACKS
Spread throughout the program on Wednesday and Thursday, the Executive Development Tracks will help attendees move from specialization in one area to success in a broader role, preparing them for greater leadership responsibility in both large and small organizations. Tracks include Business Operations, Communications, Diversity & Inclusion, Legal and Regulatory Reform.

2:00 – 3:00 pm | Location: Chinese Ballroom
Legal Part One
Trade Wars, and Global Supply Chains for Chemicals
Section 232 tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, and Section 301 tariffs on Chinese imports have forced many manufacturers to make rapid changes to their supply chains. This session will review the status of trade negotiations and tariff levels, describe the process of applying for exclusions, and discuss how the classification of different chemical imports can have major implications for supply chain management.

3:15 – 4:15 pm | Location: Virginia
Business Operations
Internal Operations and HR
Recent trends have led to increased risks and liability for employers in handling employment matters. Today, companies need to proactive in dealing with issues of harassment, discrimination, and fostering a culture of equity and inclusiveness. We will identify key policies every employer should have in their handbooks and address best practices for avoiding harassment claims and responding to internal complaints.

  • Jennifer S. Jackman, Esq., Partner, Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP

3:15 – 4:15 pm | Location: Pennsylvania
Communications

Connecting with Consumers and Fighting Chemophobia
Did you know that HCPA has a foundation devoted to educating consumers about our industry’s products? Meet the Alliance for Consumer Education (ACE).

In this session, get a behind the scenes look at ACE’s latest campaign, Healthy Starts at Home, and lessons learned in reaching consumers from Phases One and Two. ACE is also gearing up to tackle one of the biggest challenges facing our industry – what a consumer sees and understands when they read the list of ingredients on our products.

  • Hannah Lee, Strategist, Mission Partners
  • Beth Ludwick, Vice President, Communications & Marketing, HCPA and Executive Director, Alliance for Consumer Education (ACE)

3:15 – 4:15 pm | Location: South Carolina
Diversity & Inclusion

Negotiation Skills: How to Ask for What You Want or Need
This session will highlight the various ways in which women and men negotiate, and the skills needed to overcome barriers to negotiation success. A panel of industry leaders will discuss their experiences in negotiating and how to adapt to accommodate common negotiation challenges. This session is meant for all audiences – women and men, young professionals, and those more tenured in their companies.

  • Laura Coelho, Vice President, Home Care, Symrise, Inc.
  • Dr. Adam Fagen, Scientific Redactor with Social Solutions International and Principal, Association Science Partners
  • Cynthia Reichard, Executive Vice President, Arylessence
  • Cindy Simpson, Chief Business Development Officer, Association for Women in Science (AWIS)

3:15 – 4:15 pm | Location: Chinese Ballroom
Legal Part Two

PFAS Litigation and Regulation: What You Need to Know
The presence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the environment has been identified by local, state and federal authorities as a pressing issue of environmental protection and public health. This session will provide background information on this class of chemicals, frame the issues they present to both the public and product manufacturers, and review recent litigation and regulatory action surrounding PFAS.

2:00 – 5:00 pm | Location: Palm Court
Aerosol Products Division Committee Meetings (HCPA Members Only)
2:00 pm – Scientific Committee
3:00 pm – Standards Committee
4:00 pm – Manufacturing and Storage Standards Committee

4:30 – 5:30 pm | Location: District Ballroom
Networking Activity With Dan Williams
Author of “Tales from the Networking Community: Networking, Like Life, is a Process, Not an Event”

5:30 – 7:00 pm | Location: District Ballroom
Networking Reception
See old friends and connect with new ones as you discuss insights from day one, mingle with exhibitors and enjoy food and drinks in the IMPRESS networking area.

Hear from,
Dan Williams, Author of “Tales from the Networking Community: Networking, Like Life, Is a Process Not an Event”

When an individual is seeking to meet professional goals, one large question always looms: Is it who or what one knows that makes the difference? Dan Williams, author of ‘Tales From the Networking Community’ believes it is both. While having a powerful network of contacts is critical to succeeding professionally today, knowing how to leverage that network efficiently and effectively is equally critical. This book gives you tips, techniques and shares anecdotal stories that will help you succeed with your networking goals.

Thursday, May 2
Please note that on May 2, all meetings and events will be open to non-member companies, with the exception of any committee meetings designated as HCPA members only.

8:00 – 9:00 am | Location: District Ballroom
IMPRESS B2B Networking Breakfast
HCPA’s IMPRESS events will be entertaining and casual opportunities to make new connections, meet with clients and learn from new 15 minute pop-up speakers.

8:00 – 9:00 am | Location: Delaware
Alliance for Consumer Education (ACE) Board of Trustees Meeting (Open to ACE Board Only)

8:30 – 9:00 am
Federal Affairs Briefing for HCPA Capitol Hill Day Participants
Participants will be briefed on timely HCPA public policy priorities, pending federal legislation impacting the industry, and what to expect from the HCPA Capitol Hill Day.

9:00 am – Depart for HCPA Capitol Hill Day 2019
Participants will be taken to Capitol Hill for a series of strategic, face-to-face meetings with members of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate from both political parties. 

Please email Owen Caine, Executive Vice President of Government Relations & Public Policy for more information.

9:00 – 11:30 am
PRODUCT DIVISION PROGRAMS
At the heart of HCPA is its Product Divisions. Each of our seven divisions covers a category of importance to our member companies.

Directed by volunteer leadership from our member companies, these divisions address emerging issues, help shape policy positions, and advise on the latest scientific and regulatory developments affecting their specific categories. Each Product Divisions hosts their own programs specific to their subject matter. They also conduct the business meetings of their executive boards and the working meetings of their subcommittees.

Aerosol Products Division Program | Location: State Ballroom
Crash Course in Aerosol Hot Topics
Get a crash course on some of the hottest topics in the aerosol space, and meet the executives responsible for leading aerosol product innovation.

  • New Technology
    Scott Smith, Research Fellow, The Procter & Gamble Company
  • Overview of National and State HFC Regulatory Actions
    Jessica Olsen, Director, Environmental Policy, Honeywell
  • Promoting Aerosol Products: Make More Magic, CAPCO and the Mist: Understood Campaign
    John Blum, Director, Technical Services, Ball Metalpack
  • What’s Next for REACH
    Herb Estreicher, Partner, Keller & Heckman
  • Toxicology/Non-Animal Testing
    Holger Behrsing, Principal Scientist, Institute for In Vitro Sciences
  • The HCPA Aerosol Pressurized Products Survey
    Brock Manner, Regional Sales Manager, Diversified CPC International

Antimicrobial Products Division Program | Location: East Ballroom
A Look at Product Similarity and Lessons Learned
Explore how companies evaluate products for similarity for data support by analyzing both product chemistry and acute toxicity.

  • Elissa Reaves, Associate Director, Health Effects Division, Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Floor Care Products Division Program | Location: Chinese Ballroom
The Impact of Labeling Standards on Floor Care Products
Speakers will share insights on how labeling and sustainability standards impact flooring and floor care products.

  • Overview of EPR Regulations
    Tim Serie, Associate, Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.
  • PaintCare
    Heidi McAuliffe, Vice President, Government Affairs, American Coatings Association (ACA)
  • UL GreenGuard
    Catherine Sheehy, Head of Advisory Solutions, UL Environment

9:00 – 11:30 am
EXECUTIVE DEVELOPMENT TRACKS
Spread throughout the program on Wednesday and Thursday, the Executive Development Tracks will help attendees move from specialization in one area to success in a broader role, preparing them for greater leadership responsibility in both large and small organizations.

9:00 – 10:00 am | Location: Senate
Joint Legal & Regulatory Reform
Prop 65: Clean and Reasonable Warnings One Year In
The new warnings for Prop 65 have been in effect for nearly a year, but challenges still exist for many in the industry. This dynamic session will be a back and forth debate involving an experienced industry consultant and an attorney discussing the legal and real-world challenges of implementation and compliance with Prop 65.

  • Mark Kozak, President, BEAM Strategic Solutions
  • Bill Tarantino, Partner, Morrison & Foerster

10:00 – 11:00 am | Location: South Carolina
Regulatory Reform
Tier II Reporting and OSHA Requirements
This session will focus on two key regulatory areas – TIER II and TRI reporting and key Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulatory requirements. In part one, attendees will learn about Tier II and TRI reporting requirements and common examples and pitfalls to be made aware of. In part two, attendees will learn about key OSHA standards and how to comply.

  • Kevin Miller, Director of Environmental Services, U.S. Compliance
  • Chris Whitehorne, Director, Health & Safety, U.S. Compliance

10:00 – 11:30 am | Location: Senate
Legal: Part One
An Insider’s Look at the Consumer Product Safety Commission
Cheri Falvey, Partner at Crowell & Moring and former General Counsel of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), will review recent agency actions and look ahead at the rest of the 2019 agenda.

10:45 – 11:30am | Location: Senate
Legal: Part Two
The E-Commerce Advantage: Counterfeit, Mislabeled, and “Grey” Goods
The open marketplaces created by e-commerce giants have also facilitated the sale of counterfeit and mislabeled products that, if sold in a traditional retail environment, would be subject to closer regulatory scrutiny. This session will focus on recent developments in enforcement of consumer product and chemical regulations on e-commerce platforms, and discuss strategies for addressing counterfeit competition on these platforms.

11:30 – 12:00 pm | Location: District Ballroom
IMPRESS B2B Networking Luncheon
Lunch will open at 11:15, which will be held in the IMPRESS networking area.
Special guest Mark Vergnano will begin his address immediately following lunch so please arrive promptly.

12:00 – 12:30 pm | Location: District Ballroom
Keynote: Mark Vergnano, President & CEO of Chemours
HCPA is honored to have Mark Vergnano, President & CEO of Chemours join us. Vergnano will discuss the state of manufacturing in the U.S. and the need for our industry to invest in research and development (R&D).

12:45 – 1:30 pm | Location: Grand Ballroom
Trade Association CEO Panel Discussion
Public Policy Challenges & Opportunities in 2019 and Beyond
A candid and timely discussion from highly respected trade association CEOs about how they and their organizations are navigating the highly partisan and unique political environment leading up to the 2020 presidential election. The current political climate presents both significant challenges and opportunities to both protect and advance the interests of the household and commercial products industry and business-related trade associations.

  • Heidi Brock, President & CEO, The Aluminum Association (AA)
  • Cal Dooley, President & CEO, American Chemistry Council (ACC)
  • Geoff Freeman, President & CEO, Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA)
  • Moderator: Steve Caldeira, President & CEO, Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA)

1:30 – 2:30 pm | Location: Senate
I&I Hot Topics: A Dash of TSCA, a Pinch of GHS and What it Means for Your Business
Learn how to reconcile new EPA and OSHA requirements for addressing and mitigating worker exposure risks. Under the amended TSCA and OSHA’s new alignment with the Globally Harmonized System for Classification (GHS), keeping track of the interplay between standards for safety data sheets (SDS), hazard communication, respiratory protection, and personal protective equipment (PPE) requires careful attention to detail. Make sure your company is up to date with the latest changes.

  • Steve Ernst, Project Manager III, Pace Analytical
  • David Sarvadi, Partner, Keller and Heckman

1:30 – 3:00 pm | Location: Palm Court
Aerosol Products Division Sustainability Committee (HCPA Members Only)

1:30 – 3:30 pm | Location: Virginia
Antimicrobial Products Division Executive Board (HCPA Members Only)

1:30 – 4:00 pm
PRODUCT DIVISION PROGRAMS
At the heart of HCPA is its Product Divisions. Each of our seven divisions covers a category of importance to the membership.

Directed by volunteer leadership from our member companies, these divisions address emerging issues, help shape policy positions, and advise on the latest scientific and regulatory developments affecting their specific categories. At the Mid-Year Meeting, the Product Divisions host their own programs specific to their subject matter. They also conduct the business meetings of their executive boards and working meetings of their subcommittees.

Air Care Products Division Program | Location: State Ballroom
Environmental Marketing Claims and New Trends for Air Care Products

  • Fragrances and the Environment: FTC’s Green Guides
    This session will include a discussion about the recent revisions to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) “Green Guides,” which includes new sections on the use of carbon offsets, “green” certifications and seals, and renewable energy and renewable materials claims.

    • Julia Solomon Ensor, Attorney, Division of Enforcement, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
  • Marketing Trends and Opportunities for Air Care Products
    Explore how home fragrance brands are embracing e-commerce and digital marketing to increase consumer contact and grow sales. Top-line summary results of a recently published marketing report will provide insight into new products and fragrance trends, challenges and opportunities for the industry, and an outlook for 2023.

    • Kristy Altenburg, Regional Sales Manager, North America, Kline & Company

Cleaning Products Division Program | Location: Chinese Ballroom
Design Thinking: Using Consumers to Help Design New Cleaning Products
The Cleaning Products Division Program will discuss the innovative concept of designing new cleaners with the consumer in mind.

  • Alexandra Gonzalez, CEO & Founder, Savvy Marketers
  • Khaled Samirah, Research Analyst, Euromonitor

Pest Management Products Division Program | Location: East Ballroom
Weather and Climate Impacts on Pests
Experts will discuss how recent research and new advances have helped them better understand how pests will adapt to changing weather patterns induced by climate change.

  • William Goodfellow, Principal Scientist & Practice Director, Exponent
  • Nicholas Teets, Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky
  • Invited: Expert on Using Big Data to Predict Weather Impacts

3:00 – 5:00 pm 
International Advisory Council Program | Location: Palm Court
Fostering Economic Growth and Prosperity through Global Trade
Come learn how the International Trade Administration, which operates within the Department of Commerce, is creating prosperity by strengthening the international competitiveness of U.S. industry, promoting trade and investment, and ensuring fair trade and compliance with trade laws and agreements.

  • Invited: Speaker from the Department of Commerce International Trade Administration

5:00 pm | A Night On Your Own

Enjoy an evening off, take your customers out to dinner or explore all that D.C. has to offer.

Friday, May 3
Conference Meetings
Please note that on May 3 all meetings and events are only open to HCPA members.

Special Sessions

7:30 – 8:00 am
Breakfast On Your Own
Start your day, grab a cup of coffee and arrive early to your chosen committee meeting. A light breakfast will be provided in the committee meetings that begin at 8:00 am.

8:00 – 12:00 pm
PRODUCT DIVISION COMMITTEE MEETINGS (see below)

1:00 – 2:15 pm
PRODUCT DIVISION COMMITTEE MEETINGS (see below)

11:00 – 12:30 pm
Division Executive Strategic Board Governance Training (invite-only)
Required for Product Division Executive Board Members
For the first time, HCPA will provide training for both new and veteran members on how to effectively manage and participate in a division board. Attendees will enjoy an interactive session that addresses good governance, fiduciary responsibility, leadership skills and development, and how to best interact with staff. This session is invite-only, but if you are interested in attending, please email Cassy LaRussa, clarussa@thehcpa.org.

  • Robert Nelson, President, Nelson Strategic Consulting

12:00 – 1:00 pm
Lunch On Your Own
During the one-hour lunch break, find time to eat, relax or catch up on emails.

2:30 – 4:00 pm | Location: State Ballroom
Retail Engagement Special Session
Retailers’ chemical policies continue to have a significant influence on HCPA members. Lowe’s recently implemented its safer chemicals policy through a number of strategic actions and commitments. The Supplier Ingredient Reporting (SIR) Work Group, an industry consortium, is leading suppliers’ actions to make practical operational improvements in the third-party, computer-based system that retailers rely on to implement their chemical policies. The “Mind the Store” campaign and its annual report card provide a powerful incentive for retailers to adopt and enhance chemical policies.

Chris Cassell, Director of Corporate Sustainability, Lowe’s Home Improvement
Dee O’Reilly, AVP, CPD Sales Operations, L’Oreal Consumer Products Division, SIR Group Chair
Mike Schade, Mind the Store Campaign Director, Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families

4:30 – 6:30 pm
Closing Event

Join us for food, drinks and dancing to close out the week. The HCPA Closing Event is always a fun way to connect with the new contacts you’ve made throughout the week in a comfortable social atmosphere.


Division / Council Meetings
Air Quality Council | Location: Chinese Ballroom
8:00 – 9:00 am – Air Quality Council Meeting

Floor Care Products Division | Location: Virginia 
Floor Care Products Division Meeting
8:00 – 9:45 am – Floor Care Division Meeting

Air Care Products Division  | Location: Chinese Ballroom
9:15 – 10:30 am – Executive Board & Committee Reports
10:30 – 12:00 pm – Reputation Task Force Working Meeting

Scientific Advisory Council| Location: Virginia
10:00 – 12:00 pm – Scientific Advisory Council Committee Meetings

Antimicrobial Products Division | Location: District Ballroom
8:00 – 9:30 am Efficacy Work Group Committee
9:30 – 11:00 am Regulatory Committee
11:00 – 12:00 pm Regulatory & AEG Working Session
1:00 – 2:15 pm Microbiology Preservative Committee (with Cleaning Division)

Cleaning Products Division | Location: South Carolina
8:00 – 9:30 am Executive Board & Committee Reports
9:45 – 10:45 am Biological Scientific Committee
11:00 – 12:00 pm Scientific Affairs Committee
1:00 – 2:15 pm Microbiology Preservative Committee (with Antimicrobial Division)

Pest Management Product Division | Location: East Ballroom
9:00 – 12:00 pm – Committees
1:00 – 2:15 pm – 25(b) Work Group

Aerosol Products Division | Location: Palm Court
9:00 – 10:00 am – Atmospheric Policy Committee
10:00 – 11:00 am – Membership Committee
11:00 – 12:00 pm – International Harmonization Committee
1:00 – 2:30 pm – Executive Board Meeting

Industrial & Automotive Products Division | Location: Virginia
1:00 – 2:15 pm – Executive Board Meeting


IGNITE SOLUTIONS SCHEDULE
held in conjunction with the HCPA Mid-Year Meeting

Ignite Solutions directs the efforts of cooperative research projects designed to develop data and addresses industry issues through collaboration. As the consortium management program of the Household and Commercial Products Association (HCPA), Ignite Solutions is uniquely positioned to provide collaborative efforts and project management solutions needed to accomplish goals and objectives. Learn more at http://hcpaignitesolutions.org/.

All Ignite Solutions’ meetings are closed to the public, however, if you are interested in receiving additional information regarding Ignite Solutions’ Task Forces related services, please contact the associated Project Manager, or Senior Project Manager, Hannah Alleman at halleman@thehcpa.org, 202-833-7318.

Formerly known as the Research and Regulatory Management Council (RRMC).

Tuesday, April 30
7:00 – 11:00 am

Ignite Solutions ADBAC/DDAC Issue Steering Committee
Location: HCPA Office, 1667 K St NW, Washington, DC

The ADBAC/DDAC Issue Steering Committee is a joint venture comprised of chemical manufacturers focused on the compilation, development and acquisition of any new information regarding commercial species of ADBAC/DDAC products. These efforts aim to satisfy U.S. Federal, U.S. State, European Union (“EU”), or other foreign or international regulatory requirements. These efforts are in support of the marketing of biocidal products and other related advocacy related activities such as education, communications and public relations.

For additional information, contact Zachariah Parkhill at zparkhill@thehcpa.org, (202) 833-7307.

12:00 – 5:00 | Location: Senate
Ignite Solutions Antimicrobial Exposure Assessment Joint Venture
The Antimicrobial Exposure Assessment Joint Venture was formed for the exclusive purposes of owning and asserting rights in the information compiled, developed, or otherwise acquired in anticipation of EPA and other foreign jurisdictions making registration and re-registration decisions regarding antimicrobials and their exposure potential from residential, industrial and institutional applications.

For additional information, contact Zachariah Parkhill at zparkhill@thehcpa.org, (202) 833-7307.

12:30 – 5:00
Ignite Solutions Plastic Aerosol Research Group (PARG)
Location: HCPA Office, 1667 K St NW, Washington, DC

The Plastic Aerosol Research Group, LLC. (PARG) is an internationally recognized consortium actively involved in the global advancement of the aerosol industry. PARG is an advocate to the expansion of the aerosol container platform in an effort to grow the aerosol industry as a whole through good science and innovative processes. Founded in 2011, PARG works in close conjunction with the Household and Commercial Products Association (HCPA) and members include brand-owners, co-packers, and suppliers including packaging, valves, propellant and equipment.
For additional information, contact Tori Devine at tdevine@thehcpa.org, (202) 833-7311.

Wednesday, May 1
7:00 – 11:00 am
Ignite Solutions Quats Residue Group
Location: HCPA Office, 1667 K St NW, Washington, DC

The Quats Residue Group scope of work encompasses, but is not limited to, the quantification of quat residues on various surfaces left by various application methods. The group also engages with regulatory authorities to assist with the update of risk assessment methodologies, ensuring that the most relevant and accurate science is being utilized to ensure public safety.
For additional information, contact Zachariah Parkhill at zparkhill@thehcpa.org, (202) 833-7307.

1:00 – 2:00 pm
Ignite Solutions Efficacy Task Force
Location: HCPA Office, 1667 K St NW, Washington, DC

The Efficacy Task Force, LLC (ETF) is a group of companies that have come together to determine whether data bridging documents will satisfy EPA efficacy data gap requirements for reregistration of a number of active ingredients. The group is also looking into developing protocols for the development of Data to support products for public health uses of invertebrate control agents intended to control certain pests. The ETF also engages with advocacy before the EPA, State and local governments, as appropriate, in support of registration, sale, distribution and use of products.

For additional information, contact Hannah Alleman at halleman@thehcpa.org, (202) 833-7318.

2:30 – 4:30 pm
Ignite Solutions Lawn and Horticultural Products Work Group (LHPWG)
Location: HCPA Office, 1667 K St NW, Washington, DC

The Lawn and Horticultural Products Work Group (LHPWG) is a member driven consortium comprised of industry leaders in the lawn and horticultural markets. The LHPWG’s vision is to promote the implementation and administration of science-based laws and regulations affecting the sale, distribution and use of lawn and horticultural products in a manner that advocates environmental stewardship while preserving the ability of member companies engaged in this industry to operate efficiently, effectively, and productively.

For additional information, contact Tori Devine at tdevine@thehcpa.org, (202) 833-7311.

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