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Tuesday, November 15 • 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Update from Product Safety Regulators Around the World

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During the closing plenary session of the ICPHSO International Symposium, regulators from all around the world will discuss main priority areas they currently focus on, best practices and projects of interest for the international community.  The session will also explore possibilities for further cooperation.  This is a unique opportunity to hear from regulators globally in one plenary session.

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Rod Freeman

Partner, Product Law Team, Hogan Lovells International LLP
Rod Freeman is an International Products Lawyer. He works alongside the world's leading global companies to help them solve their product-related issues, protect their reputations, defend their products and build more successful businesses. With more than twenty years devoted to international products law and a background in high-stakes product liability litigation, Rod understands the challenges faced by international brand names in an... Read More →

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George Borlase, Ph.D, PE

Assistant Executive Director for Hazard Identification and Reduction, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Dr. Borlase currently serves as the Assistant Executive Director for Hazard Identification and Reduction at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). He and his staff are responsible for responsible for managing efforts to identify and mitigate the risk of injury associated with consumer products, including the development of new mandatory safety regulations and new voluntary standards, conducting product safety assessments and product... Read More →
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Neville Matthew

General Manager, Consumer Product Safety Branch, Australian Competition & Consumer Commission
Neville Matthew is the current General Manager, Consumer Product Safety Branch and has an extensive background in regulation.  Neville joined the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in October 2013, on transfer from the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority where he was responsible for compliance, market product quality issues and regulatory reform. Neville has an Executive Masters in Public Administration... Read More →
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Nick Shipley

Manager, Compliance and Enforcement Division, Consumer Product Safety Directorate, Health Canada
Nick joined Health Canada's Consumer Product Safety Directorate (CPSD) in April of 2015, where he is the manager of compliance and enforcement. Prior to joining CPSD, Nick held a variety of roles in the regulation and compliance and enforcement of health products, such as drugs, natural health products and medical devices. Since joining CPSD, he spends much more time looking for regulated hazards when buying toys for his two daughters. He holds... Read More →

Cao Yufang

Deputy Director, Department for Supervision and Inspection, AQSIQ
Ms. Cao Yufang currently serves as the deputy director of the Department for Supervision on Inspection of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of P.R.C. (AQSIQ). |   | She is responsible for the risk management on import and export of industrial products, including consumer products. |   | She previously served at AQSIQ responsible for the supervision on inspection of consumer products and... Read More →
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Thomas Zerdick

Acting Head of Unit, Product Safety and Rapid Alert System, Directorate General forJustice and Consumers, European Commission
Thomas Zerdick LL.M. is Acting Head of Unit of the unit E.4 " Product safety and Rapid Alert System " at the European Commission’s Directorate-General (DG) for Justice and Consumers. Prior to his work on product safety, Mr Zerdick was a key member of the team that prepared and negotiated the European data protection reform, consisting of the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Directive for Police and Criminal... Read More →

Tuesday November 15, 2016 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Charlemagne Building - Gasperi

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