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May 2020

AC Virtual

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - Friday, Jul 31, 2020
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The new AC Virtual features the AC Show and Conference online. Registration opens May 1, and the online event begins May 6. Participants receive unlimited access to extensive video content from ACS exhibitors and ACC presenters.

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July 2020

ACA Webinar: Plastics Regulation/Legislative Update

Thursday, Jul 9, 2020

Presenters: Heidi McAuliffe, ACA vice president, Government Affairs; David Darling, ACA vice president, Health, Safety and Environmental Affairs; Lauren De Valencia y Sanchez of the California Paint Council This webinar will provide an overview of legislative initiatives and regulatory proposals on plastics potentially impacting coatings and the packaging used by coatings products. The webinar will address microplastic regulations in Europe, Canada, as well as federal and state single use packaging/extended producer responsibility (EPR) legislation in the United States, including California Read More »

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ACA Webinar: TSCA Update

Thursday, Jul 23, 2020

Presenter: Riaz Zaman, ACA counsel, Government Affairs This webinar will provide an update on developments under the Toxic Control Substances Act (TSCA) related to ongoing risk evaluations, risk mitigation and evaluation of new chemicals. The webinar will address EPA’s final risk evaluations for the first 10 chemicals and considerations for subsequent risk mitigation rules that EPA will develop over the next two years. The webinar will also encompass the final scoping documents for the next 20 risk evaluations and ACA’s Read More »

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September 2020

ACA Webinar: Washington State Safer Products Program

Thursday, Sep 10, 2020

Presenter: David Darling, ACA vice president, Health, Safety, and Environmental Affairs This free webinar will provide an overview of the Washington State Safer Products Program — the regulatory program to reduce toxic chemicals in consumer products administered by the state Department of Ecology. In May 2020, citing concerns over inadvertent Polychlorinated biphenyls (iPCBs), DOE added Paints, and over concerns with bisphenols, added Food Can coatings  to the list of  the program’s priority consumer products DOE is expected to work over Read More »

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ACA Webinar: Exempt Compounds and SCAQMD PCBTF Risk Assessment

Thursday, Sep 24, 2020

Presenters: David Darling, ACA vice president of Health, Safety, and Environmental Affairs Scott Braithwaite, ACA director, Product Stewardship, Science & Technology This free webinar will provide an update on the status of exempt volatile organic compounds (VOC) in the US as well as address the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD)  risk assessment of Tertiary Butyl Acetate (TBAC)  and PCBTF— also known as Oxsol 100, Parachlorobenzotrifluoride and p-Chloro-a,a,a-trifluorotoluene — the most widely used exempt solvent in the coatings and Read More »

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October 2020

ACA Webinar: Product Category Rules (PCR) and ACA Sustainability Program

Tuesday, Oct 13, 2020

Presenters: Douglas Mazeffa, Global Sustainability director, The Sherwin-Williams Company Katherine Berry, ACA assistant director, Sustainability & Environment This free webinar will address three-ACA developed Product Category Rules (PCRs):  Architectural Coatings, Resinous Floors, and Powder Coatings. A PCR provides an agreed upon framework for measuring the environmental impacts of a product based on a defined set of criteria, which allows manufacturers to conduct life-cycle assessments (LCA) of their products in a standardized way, and publish this information in an Environmental Product Read More »

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ACA Webinar: Update on Global Restrictions on Lead Use in Paint

Thursday, Oct 22, 2020

Presenter: Stephen Sides, ACA vice president, Global Affairs and chief science officer This free webinar will provide an update on the United Nations Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint, also known as the Lead Paint Alliance, to establish legal restriction on lead use in paint. The effort, supported by paint industry trade associations around the world, has found the World Coatings Council working alongside UN Environment, the World Health Organization, advocacy NGOs, and others to bring about change.

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Characterization of Latex Particles

Monday, Oct 26, 2020 - Wednesday, Oct 28, 2020

Hosted by Emulsion Polymers Consulting and Education, LLC

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November 2020

ACA Webinar: Cool Roof Rating Council Wall Rating Standard

Thursday, Nov 12, 2020

Presenter: Katherine Berry, ACA assistant director, Sustainability & Environment This free webinar will provide an update on the Cool Roof Rating Council’s (CRRC) development of a radiative performance rating program for exterior wall products — the Wall Rating Standard —  which will be based large extent on its current Cool Roof Standard. The Wall Rating Standard will measure the solar reflectance of wall products, and it is likely that green building standards and building codes will include a reference to Read More »

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ACA Webinar: Update on Nationwide Alternatives Assessment

Thursday, Nov 19, 2020

Presenter: Lauren Heine, Ph.D., senior science advisor, Northwest Green Chemistry This free webinar will provide an update on nationwide efforts on Alternatives Assessment, a process for identifying and comparing potential chemical and non-chemical alternatives that can be used as substitutes to replace chemicals or technologies of high concern. This webinar will cover the regulatory use of alternatives assessments— including the Washington State Department of Ecology, California Department of Toxic Substances Control, and U.S. EPA's Safer Choice/Sustainable Futures — as well Read More »

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