EMIT Consortium Events

Pre-Consortium launch meeting

Paris, March 14, 2008

This initial meeting (held at the Novotel Convention & Wellness Roissy CDG hotel near Paris) was attended by senior managers of engineering enterprises with objectives or interests relating to either minimizing the environmental impact of engineered products or compliance with environmental, health, and safety regulations.

The agenda was as follows (links are to copies of the presentations—accessible to meeting attendees only using supplied username and password).

10:00 REGISTRATION AND COFFEE
10:30 Welcome, introductions, meeting objectives Richard Painter, Granta  
10:45 Introduction to the EMIT Consortium David Cebon,
Granta
Presentation
(PDF—176Kb)
11:15 Materials Information Technology, Regulation, and the Environment—Why Does it Matter? Graham Sims,
National Physical Lab
Presentation
(PDF—1.35Mb)
11:45 Current Restricted Substances and Eco Audit Software

Will Marsden, Granta

Presentation
(PDF—372Kb)
12:15 LUNCH
13:00 Delegate presentations Delegates  
13:30 The Material Data Management Consortium Experience Will Marsden, Granta Presentation
(PDF—670Kb)
13:50 REACH at Rolls-Royce Darren Green, Head of Materials—Design Services, Rolls-Royce Presentation
(PDF—75Kb)
14:10 Discussion: Structure and priorities for the EMIT Consortium Round-table discussion  
14:40 COFFEE
15:00 Draft Development Roadmap for the EMIT Consortium David Cebon,
Granta
Presentation
(PDF—224Kb)
15:30 Further discussion: Structure and priorities for the EMIT Consortium Round-table discussion  
16:30 CLOSE