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2022 Footwear Product Safety Conference

Join this important event to hear footwear leaders from NIKE, KEEN and BBC International as well as experts from TUV SUD, Stoel Rives and Eurofins share critical chemical compliance updates and ways to help you mitigate your risks.

Topics include:

  • EU Reach & California Prop 65 Updates
  • US State Chemical Law Updates
  • Blind Spots: New Risks to Look Out For
  • Innovation: How To Reduce More Chemicals in your Supply Chain
  • Trends in Sustainability Related to Chemical Safety
  • FDRA’s updated product safety guide

Don’t leave any blind spots to your compliance program. Join this important conference today!


1:00 pm EDT
Welcome and 2022 Footwear Product Safety Priority Review
Matt Priest, President & CEO, FDRA
Thomas Crockett, Vice President, Government Affairs, FDRA

1:25 pm
Recycled Polyester Testing and Verification
Sandeep Khatua, Global Technical Director, TÜV SÜD

1:45 pm
Go Hand in Hand for Sustainability Growth
Betsey Zhou, Testing Line Vice President, HQTS

2:00 pm
Prop 65 Updates: Chrome VI in leather, BPA in socks, new short form warning labels

Bao M. Vu, Counsel, Stoel Rives LLP
Kelly Beskin, Counsel, Stoel Rives LLP

2:15 pm
How Transparent and Traceable is Your Supply Chain?
Justin Leard, VP, Account Management & Global Commercial Applications, Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services, Inc.

2:30 pm
Preparing to Undertake a Product Rework Project
Jeff Leake, Business Development, Quality Corrections & Inspections

2:45 pm
Protecting Your Products from Mold and Moisture Damage
Michael Hanrahan, SVP, Americas, Superdry International

3:00 pm
Recent State-Level Initiatives to Regulate Chemical Safety in Footwear

Karl Wasmuth, Global Sustainability Policy Manager, Government & Public Affairs, NIKE, Inc.

3:30 pm
Wrap-Up & Adjournment

Speakers & Keynotes


Sandeep Khatua
Global Technical Director


Betsey Zhou
Testing Line Vice President


Bao M. Vu
Stoel Rives LLP


Chuck Rogers
Americas Director, Technical Consulting & Supply Chain Solutions
Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services, Inc.


Jeff Leake
Business Development
Quality Corrections & Inspections


Darren Glenister
Material Exchange


Michael Hanrahan
SVP, Americas
Superdry International


Thomas Crockett
Vice President, Government Affairs


Matt Priest
President & CEO

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