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Programme for the Dangerous Goods Seminar 2019

For information about the contents of the Dangerous Goods Seminar 2019 and how to book please visit the following link:

https://www.vehicle-certification-agency.gov.uk/additional/files/dangerous-goods/training-and-seminars/dg-programme-201920(Web%20Update).pdf

Alternatively you can view details of the programme below.

A special networking session & complimentary buffet will be provided at 7pm on Monday evening 03/06/2019.

Day 1

Time

Subject

Speakers

8:00

Registration (Primer attendees only)

 

9:00

Dangerous Goods Regulations
– a Primer Session (Optional) 

Keith White (Vehicle Certification Agency - Dangerous Goods Office)

9:40

Main Registration and Networking

 

10:20

Chairman opening address

John Mairs (formerly Department for Transport - DfT)

10:30

UN 21st Revised Edition - Transport of Dangerous Goods Model Regulations

Roe Hathlia (Department for Transport - DfT)

11:00

ADR/RID Changes coming into force

Sophie Willis (Department for Transport)

11:30

Knowing about accidents helps compliance (or what is the worst that can happen if ...)

Peter Mackay (Hazardous Cargo Bulletin - HCB)

12:00

IMDG/ICAO update

Keith White (Vehicle Certification Agency  -VCA)

12:30

Questions - morning session

 

12:40

Lunch

 

13:40

UN Packaging Misconceptions and challenges

Kevin Dougherty (Air Sea Containers)

14:10

Enforcement Activity Update

Philip Lapczuk (Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency - DVSA)

14:40

Digitalisation of dangerous goods in air cargo

Paul Horner (Dangerous Goods Safety Group UK Ltd)

15:10

Refreshments

 

15:25

Dangerous Goods Occurrences and Enforcement Actions

Keith White (Vehicle Certification Agency on behalf of Civil Aviation Authority

15:55

Hazardous Cargo Safety At Sea - A Holistic Approach

James Douglas (Exis Technologies)

16:25

Mitigating Lithium Battery Challenges in Air Transport

Alex McCulloch (United Parcel Service of America)

16:55

Questions - Late afternoon session

 

17:10 - 17:40

Meet the Regulators

 

18:00 - 19:45

Drinks Reception & Buffet 

Sponsored by Air Sea Containers, Labeline and Eckbert & Ziegler

Day 2

Time

Subject

Speakers

9:00   

Meet the Regulators and Breakfast Networking

 

10.00

Chairmans Introduction to Day 2

John Mairs (formerly Department for Transport - DfT)

10:10

Telematics

 Moe Malli (Department for Transport - DfT)

10:30

New Regulations (Class 7) and update from ONR

Anna Mayor (Office for Nuclear Regulation - ONR)

11:10

Refreshments

 

11:25

EU Exit and the VCA Dangerous Goods Office

Ziyad Akhlaq (Vehicle Certification Agency - VCA)

11:55

Papers submitted to the UN for this biennium

Joe Martin (Department for Transport - DfT)

12:25 

Questions

 

12:40

Lunch

 

13:40

Clinical Waste - New packing instruction

Keith White (Vehicle Certification Agency - VCA)

14:10

Police Practitioners Forum - Enforcement

Terry Harvey (Norfolk & Suffolk Police / Chairman of the National Carriage of Dangerous Goods Practitioners Forum)

14:40

Lithium Batteries

Keith White (Vehicle Certification Agency - VCA)

15:10

Open Forum

 

15:40

Chairman's closing remarks

John Mairs (formerly Department for Transport - DfT)

15:50

Coffee to go

 

 

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