2021 ICPHSO International Virtual Symposium

October 27 – 28, 2021
Event details
October 27 – 28, 2021
12:00 – 12:00 am Eastern Standard Time

Event summary

Cooley is sponsoring ICPHSO's Virtual International Symposium. This year's International Symposium focuses on The Safety Horizon: International Perspectives on the Future of Consumer Product Safety.

Each year, the conference attracts attendees from North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and regulators from around the world, as well as industry professionals, consumer organizations, standard-makers, test laboratories, academia, students, product safety experts and others interested in consumer product safety.

This year's conference will bring engaging discussions covering relevant topics such as advancements and the future of consumer product safety, new technologies, risk management and compliance.

Cooley partner and chairman of ICPHSO’s international program committee, Rod Freeman, will be providing opening and closing remarks each day of the conference. 

Details and registration

For more information, please email Deborah Argueta.


Featured agenda items

Cooley Satellite Session: Productwise – Live!

October 27, 7:00 – 7:20 am EDT
Cooley lawyers Emma Bichet, Tania Buckthorp, Fergal Duggan and Matt Howsare will speak on this panel and Claire Temple will moderate.
Cooley’s international products team is pleased to present a live version of its popular blog “Productwise” where leading product liability and compliance practitioners will bring you up to speed on 4 of the hottest topics in international product regulation. Intended to be short, snappy and high energy, the Cooley team will help breakdown and demystify some of the biggest news items we’re seeing in the industry, helping set you up to make the best of ICPHSO International Symposium 2021.

The Future of International Product Safety: Navigating the Tides of Convergence and Divergence

October 27, 8:55 – 9:45 am EDT and 1:40 – 2:30 pm EDT
Cooley special counsel Claire Temple will moderate this session.
The international product safety landscape is rapidly shifting. This fast moving landscape poses challenges for product manufacturers in an increasingly global marketplace. This session will look at the global trends in product safety focusing on developments in the EU, UK and US, and international policy that shapes this landscape to help manufacturers anticipate and plan for what comes next. The panel will then discuss some useful tips on how to manage international risks in this rapidly changing environment.

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