EIPC-EFRA-CEFIC Workshop to Discuss Impact of EU Legislation on PCB Mfg


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In conjunction with CEFIC and EFRA (the European Flame Retardants Association), EIPC are pleased to announce that they will be holding a half-day workshop (10:00-14:00 h.) on Wednesday 23rd September 2015 at the CEFIC - European Chemical Industry Council in Brussels, Belgium. 

Flame retardants find use in many segments of the electronics industry; all of which provide protection from fire hazards to improve user safety.

During this workshop you will learn about the following topics;

  • EU Legislative framework, RoHS REACH and WEEE and End of Life
  • Possible impact of EU legislation on future PCB manufacture in Europe
  • Legislative status of TBBPA, the most widely used flame retardant in PCBs

The speakers will include Alun Morgan, Chairman EIPC, Professor Martin Goosey, VP Technology EIPC who will be accompanied by Mr. L. Tange of ICL.

Workshop agenda:

  • Introduction EFRA
  • Overview on Legislation - Prof. M. Goosey
  • Flame retardant use in PCB Base Materials - A. Morgan
  • Lunch
  • RoHS 2, current status and future impact - F.Kohl
  • Recycling, end of life - L. Tange
  • REACH process for end users - EFRA
  • Panel Q&A

Workshop fee:

EIPC Members / EFRA members: € 200.-

Non-members: € 300.-

Additional employee from the same company 20% discount: € 160.- / € 240

Registration form EIPC-EFRA-CEFIC Workshop Brussels 2015

In case of any questions please feel free to contact the EIPC office at eipc@eipc.org or +31-43-3440872. 

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