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Dangerous Goods Seminar 2018 Programme

For information about the contents of the Dangerous Goods Seminar 2018 and how to book please visit the following link /additional/files/dangerous-goods/training-and-seminars/dg-programme-2018.pdf

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Day 1

Time Subject Speakers
8:00 Registration (Primer attendees only)  
9:00 Dangerous Goods Regulations
– a Primer Session (Optional) 
Keith White (VCA DGO)
10:00 Main Registration and Networking  
10:25 Chairman opening remarks Peter Mackay
10:30 Regulatory update road, sea and air Darren Freezor (DfT)
Helen North (MCA)
Eric Gillett (CAA)
11:30 Road enforcement -industry perspective Nick Deal (RHA)
12:00 Tank Compliance Steve Gillingham (DfT)
12:30 Questions  
12:45 Lunch  
13:45 Radioactive update Anna Mayor (ONR)
14:15 Decion making based on risk of transporting DG Richard Hakeem (UK LPG Association)
14:45 Lithium Batteries  Liz Girling (VCA DGO)
15:15 Refreshments  
15:30 Role of the National Chemical Emergency Centre Caroline Raines (NCEC - Ricardo)
16:00 VCA tank and pressure vessels certification and approval Ziyad Aklaq (VCA DGO)
16:30 On the road enforcement Phil David
(South Wales Police  and Chair of National Carriage of Dangerous Goods Practitioner Forum)
17:00 Questions - late afternoon session  
17:15 Meet the Regulators  
17:45 End of meet the Regulators  
18:00 Reception sponsored by Air Sea Containers and Labeline  
19:45 End of reception

Day 2

Time Subject Speakers
9:00 Meet the Regulators   
10.00 Chairmans welcome to day 2  
10:05 Amendments to the carriage of dangerous goods and use of Tranportable Pressure Equipment. Roh Hathlia (DfT)
10:30 Transport of DG in bulk  Keith white (VCA)
11:00 Morning Coffee  
11:15 MCA Enforcement Helen North (MCA)
11:45 Dutch approach to the transport of dangerous goods Eric Migglebrink (Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure & Waterworks)
12:30 Questions  
12:45 Lunch  
13:45 Results of If I had my way I would change Keith White (VCA DGO)
14:30 DVSA Enforcement Philip Lapczuk (DVSA)
15:00 Final questions  
15:15 Chairmans closing remarks  
15:20 -16:00 Coffee to go and a final chance to meet the regulators.