Making Sustainability Ideas Happen: Coatings For the Future

April 8-10, 2019  |  Cleveland, OH  |  Westin Cleveland Downtown

Online Registration closes April 5; Register now!

The Regulatory & Sustainability Session is included in the overall CoatingsTech Conference registration fee; however, it is an option to register only for the one-day session.

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Regulatory & Sustainability Session


7:00 am – 2:00 pm Conference Registration
7:00 am – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am – 8:15 am Welcome Address
8:15 am – 9:15 am KeynoteRegulatory Update: Method 313, Exclusion Pathway, Roundrobin, and Exempt Compounds
Brad Parrack, Principal AQ Chemist
South Coast Air Quality Management District
9:15 am – 9:45 am DavidDarling-udpated-177x177Key VOC Regulations and Exempt Compounds Update
David Darling, Vice President of Health, Safety and
Environmental Affairs
American Coatings Association
9:45 am – 10:15 am Sustainability & Preservatives Update
Timothy Wieroniey, Specialist, Environmental Health and Safety
American Coatings Association
10:15 am – 10:30 am Refreshment Break
10:30 am – 11:30 am 2019 CARB AIM SCM Update
Jose Gomez, Manager, Technical Development Section
CARB’s Consumer Products and Air Quality Assessment Branch
11:30 am – 12:00 pm Green Marketing Claims
Philip Moffat, Principal
Verdant Law
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch & Presentation: International Update
Steve Sides, Vice President of Global Affairs and Chief Science Officer
American Coatings Association
1:15 pm – 1:45 pm A Reliable System to Promote Sustainability in the Coatings Industry
Dr. Michael Teague, Head of Sustainability and Regulatory Affairs, Clariant, North America
1:45 pm – 2:15 pm Update on ASTM Methods
Pat A. Picariello, Director, Developmental Operations


Karen Murphy, Manager

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm Refreshment Break
2:30 pm –3:00 pm TSCA Update
Martha Marrapese, Partner
Wiley Rein LLP
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm California Proposition 65 Update
Riaz Zaman, Counsel, Government Affairs
American Coatings Association