4th ESA REACH Workshop:
Workshop on the EU REACH Regulation and its impact on the Space Sector

Thanks again for your interest in the event, especially to those who managed to connect or come on ESA HQ site in Paris 18th October 2022. We really appreciated the audience, questions and interactions we had during the workshop. 

Due to technical issue, workshop’s interactive polls were not working in WebEx interface, therefore we would like to ask remote participants to click on this link and fill in the anonymous survey. This will give us better understanding about the audience’s background and needs.

Final Agenda

Please find below an overview of the final agenda:

The short REACH Workshop summary can be found here.

08:30 - 09:20Arrival at ESA HQ Daumesnil (address: 52 Rue Jacques Hillairet, 75012 Paris, France) 
09:30 - 09:35Welcome & introduction to workshop - Marie-Christine Contino (ESA) 
09:35 - 10:00Keynote presentation: 
ESA Green Agenda, A. Vena, Chief Climate and Sustainability Officer (ESA)
10:00 - 11:00Session I - Status of REACH activities
  10:00 - 10:20   REACH activities - update from ECHA, M.Vainio (ECHA)
  10:20 - 10:40   REACH and Space: Update from ESA, P. Janik (ESA REACH Office, MPTB Chair) &
   T. Becker (REACHLaw)

   10:40 - 11:00   REACH and Defence: Update from European Defence Agency, A. Lesage (EDA)
   11:00 - 11:20   REACH Management within ArianeGroup,T. Ziegler (ArianeGroup)
   11:20 - 11:35                                                         Coffee break
11:35 - 13:00Session II - REACH Revision activities, other regulatory challenges & key messages
   11:35 - 11:40   Introduction to REACH revision activities & Ecodesign regulation, T. Becker (REACHLaw)
   11:40 - 11:55   Space activities in an environmental context, P.Lionnet (Eurospace)
   11:55 - 12:15   REACH related EU space projects and space environmental footprint, F. Vitobello
   (European Commission, DG DEFIS)
   12:15 - 12:35   Views of AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD), J. Denzel
   (Airbus DS, Vice-Chair ASD REACH& Chemicals Mgmt. WG)
   12:35 - 12:55   Chemicals Risk Management challenges for the space sector from the present to the
   newsystem (REACH 2.0)
, H.Waeterschoot (Eurometaux)
   12:55 - 13:10   Ecodesign at ESA,E. Tormena, (ESA/Clean Space)
13:10 - 14:10                                                        Lunch break
14:10 - 15:55Session III - Managing substitution and obsolescence
   14:10 - 14:15   Introduction to session: Regulations as a cause of obsolescence or opportunity for
   newmaterial development?
,P. Janik (ESA REACH officer)

   14:15 - 14:35   Lead-free transition for the European space electronic industry, G. Corocher (ESA)
   & T. Becker (REACHLaw)

   14:35 - 14:55   Introduction to the ESA REACH Tool – A Digital Materials Obsolescence Management
, O. Musgrove (REACHLaw)

   14:55 - 15:15   Obsolescence Management of Space Materials at CNES,E. Laurent, (CNES)
   15:15 - 15:35   Environmental strategy and REACH management in a SME,M. Nowak (MAP Space
   15:35 - 15:55   Obsolescence resilience – managing the unexpected, (W.Heinbach, Syliom Consulting,
   Chairman COGD, Vice president IIOM)

16:00                                                   Conclusion and closure


ESA Conference Bureau / ATPI Corporate Events
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2201 AZ Noordwijk, The Netherlands
T. +31 (0)71 565 5005
E. ESAConferenceBureau@atpi.com


Mr Premysl Janik
E. reach.officer@esa.int

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