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Wednesday, July 10
 

6:00pm

Networking Reception - Open to All Registered Attendees Sponsored by ICIX
Meet your fellow attendees at a pre workshop reception on July 10, 2019 from 6 pm to 8 pm.  All registered attendees are welcome. Light food and beverages will be served.

The MOTO Museum houses a private collection of unique motorcycles obtained from over 20 countries from around the globe covering almost 100 years of motorcycle history. The museum is a celebration of the form, function, evolution, and elegance of the motorcycle.



Wednesday July 10, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
The MOTO Museum 3441v Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63103
 
Thursday, July 11
 

6:59am

Speakers and Sessions Subject to Change - Updated Frequently

Thursday July 11, 2019 6:59am - 7:00am
Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business 3674 Lindell Boulevard St. Louis, Missouri 63103 United States

7:00am

8:00am

8:05am

SLU Welcome: Mark Higgins, Ph.D, Dean
A special welcome: Saint Louis University, Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, Center for Supply Chain Excellence.

Thursday July 11, 2019 8:05am - 8:10am
Saint Louis University, Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, Center for Supply Chain Excellence Anheuser-Busch Auditorium 3674 Lindell Boulevard St. Louis, Missouri 63103

8:10am

Keynote Presentation - CPSC Acting Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle
Hear from the CPSC’s Acting Chairman on the latest developments and emerging issues at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Speakers
avatar for Ann Marie Buerkle

Ann Marie Buerkle

Acting Chairman, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Ann Marie Buerkle has served as a Commissioner at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) since July of 2013.  She was named Acting Chairman of the agency on February 9, 2017. On July 24, 2017, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate Ms. Buerkle to be... Read More →



Thursday July 11, 2019 8:10am - 8:30am
Saint Louis University, Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, Center for Supply Chain Excellence Anheuser-Busch Auditorium 3674 Lindell Boulevard St. Louis, Missouri 63103

8:30am

Plenary Session 1 - CPSC Data Breach - The End of 6b?
This panel will discuss the history and rationale behind the enactment of 6(b), including a historical perspective of the need for the law. Panelists will discuss differing perspectives on the law, as well as compare it to the comparable standards (or lackthereof) for other federal agencies, including NHTSA and FDA.

Moderators
avatar for Shawn Skolky

Shawn Skolky

Associate, Mintz

Speakers
avatar for Nancy Nord

Nancy Nord

Attorney, OFWLaw
Nancy A. Nord joined the Washington, DC law firm of Olsson, Frank, Weeda, Terman & Matz after completing an eight-year term as a Commissioner on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, serving from 2005 through 2013. Ms. Nord was Acting Chairman of the CPSC from July 2006 until... Read More →
avatar for Jennifer Shecter

Jennifer Shecter

Senior Director, Content Impact and Corporate Outreach, Consumer Reports
Jennifer Shecter is the Director of Content Impact & Corporate Outreach at Consumer Reports. In this capacity, she helps lead outreach and communications with manufacturers, partners, and policymakers, coordinating public service activities, and pursuing strategic initiatives to... Read More →


Thursday July 11, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
Saint Louis University, Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, Center for Supply Chain Excellence Anheuser-Busch Auditorium 3674 Lindell Boulevard St. Louis, Missouri 63103

9:30am

10:00am

Plenary Session 2 - Product Safety Lessons Learned
Through discussion of topical events, the objective of this session is to be thought provoking on potential threats that exist in the consumer product safety community and how improvements can be made to avoid and minimize risks.  Discussions will include: Product Design Flaws; Safety Culture; and Consumer Trust

Moderators
avatar for Xiao Chen

Xiao Chen

Vice President Assurance/ICPHSO Board Member and Workshop Planning Chair, Intertek
Xiao Chen serves as Vice President Product Assurance at Intertek. Xiao has more than 18 years’ experience advising manufacturers, retailers, governmental agencies and standard development organizations on hazard analysis, risk assessment, and risk communication. Her specialty resides... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Cheryl A. Falvey

Cheryl A. Falvey

Partner, Crowell & Moring LLP
Cheryl A. Falvey is  a partner in the Mass Tort, Product, and Consumer Litigation Group, a leader in the firm's Digital Transformation Initiative and a member of the firm's Management Board, and the former general counsel of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). An experienced... Read More →
avatar for Don Huber

Don Huber

Director, Product Safety/ICPHSO Board Member, Consumer Reports
Don Huber has 35+ years as a product safety professional, with extensive experience as a product safety, quality assurance, and product integrity manager.  Don is currently Director, Product Safety for Consumer Reports.  The Consumer Reports Product Safety Team engages in safety-related... Read More →
avatar for Timothy Sullivan

Timothy Sullivan

SVP Product Compliance / Quality, Spin Master Inc
Timothy Sullivan is Senior Vice President of Compliance, Quality, and Sustainability for Spin Master Corp.. Spin Master is a leading global children's entertainment company that creates, designs, manufactures and markets a diversified portfolio of innovative toy products and entertainment... Read More →


Thursday July 11, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Saint Louis University, Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, Center for Supply Chain Excellence Anheuser-Busch Auditorium 3674 Lindell Boulevard St. Louis, Missouri 63103

11:00am

Plenary Session 3 - Taming Data and Harvesting Insights
Data can be our best friend, helping us save time and money, but it also can be a real pain in the you know what, being extremely messy, draining our time and even intentionally misleading us. Focus of this panel will be on how to establish a strong, lasting and positive relationship with Data. Speakers with mature data analysis strategies will each share the data they analyze in their organization, how they analyze it, and what they gain from it.

Moderators
avatar for Brian Grochal

Brian Grochal

Digital Innovations Manager, Consumer and Retail Services/ICPHSO Board Member, UL
Brian Grochal is the Digital Innovations Manager at UL, conceptualizing and developing new digital/ big data opportunities aimed at changing the way that companies manage product compliance and quality. Before shifting into this role, Brian served as the Global Technical Lead for... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Tabatha Bauer

Tabatha Bauer

Director, Logistics & Compliance, Staples Promotional Products
Tabatha Bauer is the Director of Logistics & Compliance for Staples Promotional Products, the largest distributor in the promotional products industry.  She is responsible for a team who oversee product safety, social responsibility, C-TPAT compliance, haz mat transportation and... Read More →
avatar for Don Mays

Don Mays

Chief Safety and Quality Officer, Samsung Electronics America
Don Mays is Chief Safety and Quality Officer at Samsung Electronics America where he has oversight of enterprise quality and product safety. He works to identify and mitigate product risks to Samsung, its customers, and consumers. Most recently Don was Managing Director at Deloitte... Read More →


Thursday July 11, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Saint Louis University, Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, Center for Supply Chain Excellence Anheuser-Busch Auditorium 3674 Lindell Boulevard St. Louis, Missouri 63103

12:00pm

1:00pm

Gender Differences in the Toddler's Ability to Open Child Resistant Package
Hear a special presentation that shares interesting new information about gender behavior from data collected on child-resistant package testing.  The information and implications reach beyond child-resistant packaging and can benefit all product safety testing and consumer product packaging industries.

Speakers
avatar for Lori Mitchell Dixon, Ph.D.

Lori Mitchell Dixon, Ph.D.

President, Great Lakes Marketing Research
Lori  Mitchell Dixon is an experienced marketing research consultant, developing data collection methodologies that obtain insightful information from the influential members of the marketplace.  Her product evaluation and development research work has been used by packaging manufacturers... Read More →


Thursday July 11, 2019 1:00pm - 1:15pm
Saint Louis University, Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, Center for Supply Chain Excellence Anheuser-Busch Auditorium 3674 Lindell Boulevard St. Louis, Missouri 63103

1:15pm

Plenary Session 4 - Strategic Considerations Regarding CPSC Reporting Requirements - The View from the Regulated Side
A discussion of CPSC reporting decisions from the perspective of the regulated community, including consumer product manufacturers, retailers, and non-governmental attorneys.  Discussion will include critical issues a company has to be aware of and consider when attempting to determine if a matter should be reported, and if not, what steps to take to be able to defend the determination.  Discussion will include audience interaction to explore the critical thinking necessary in applying the CPSC staff guidance of “When in doubt – Report”.

Moderators
avatar for John Kuppens

John Kuppens

Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
John Kuppens has almost three decades of experience representing clients in the areas of product liability, product safety, and regulatory compliance. He counsels clients on reporting obligations, incident reports, recalls, civil penalty investigations, product safety compliance programs... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Richard L. Stern

Richard L. Stern

Global Product Safety Director, Techtronic Industries
Richard Stern has worked for almost 30 years in the safety arena. This includes over 17 years as a federal employee and 12 years in the manufacturing sector and product safety consulting.Richard worked on facility and manufacturing process safety issues and conducted accident investigations... Read More →
avatar for Erin Bradley

Erin Bradley

Supervisor, Product Safety Analysis and Reporting, Costco Wholesale
Erin Bradley is the Supervisor of Non-Foods Product Safety Analysis and Reporting for Costco Wholesale. Throughout her 19 year career, she has held roles in merchandising, training, and communications. In 2011, Erin was given the opportunity to develop Costco’s Non-Foods Product... Read More →


Thursday July 11, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Saint Louis University, Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, Center for Supply Chain Excellence Anheuser-Busch Auditorium 3674 Lindell Boulevard St. Louis, Missouri 63103

2:15pm

2:45pm

Plenary Session 5 - Why are Effective Recalls so Hard?
Everyone works hard to announce a recall.  And yet, few appear to be as effective as they could be.  This session will use real world examples to discuss recalls and develop plans, actions and insights that could improve consumer response.  Also hear about the latest technology developments that companies can use to improve the effectiveness of recalls at the consumer level.

Moderators
avatar for Rachel Weintraub

Rachel Weintraub

Legislative Director and General Counsel, Consumer Federation of America (CFA)
Rachel Weintraub is the Legislative Director and General Counsel for Consumer Federation of America (CFA). Previously, she was the Director of Product Safety. Rachel has worked with Consumer Federation of America since 2002.  Her primary focus is advocacy on product safety issues... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Beverly  Kohen

Beverly Kohen

Director, Field Operations, CPSC
Bev has worked at the CPSC since 1988. She began her career as a Product Safety Investigator in the New York City office and became a Compliance Investigator several years later. She also worked as a Public Affairs Representative throughout the years and was a Supervisor.  She later... Read More →
avatar for Autumn Moore

Autumn Moore

Director, Regulatory Affairs & Compliance, Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)
Autumn Moore, Director of Regulatory Affairs and Compliance, leads RILA’s Consumer Product Committee which discusses product safety, including chemical regulations for consumer products and internet connected products. She joined RILA from The Toy Association where she where worked... Read More →
avatar for Tony Lim

Tony Lim

Co-Founder & President, Carma Project
Tony Lim is Co-Founder and President of Carma Project, a company focused on improving consumer safety through its innovative technology platform that uses peer-to-peer influence and incentives to accelerate consumer response to recalls. He is responsible for leading the day-to-day... Read More →


Thursday July 11, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Saint Louis University, Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, Center for Supply Chain Excellence Anheuser-Busch Auditorium 3674 Lindell Boulevard St. Louis, Missouri 63103

3:45pm

Plenary Session 6 - Biometric Data Privacy Laws: An Increasing Litigation Threat for Manufacturers
This discussion will center around how certain states are regulating biometric data privacy and the manufacturer’s response to such requirements.  This should be of interest to all attendees who either manufacture, sell or use products that collect fingerprints, use facial recognition technology, or otherwise gather biometric data.

Moderators
avatar for Russell J. Chibe

Russell J. Chibe

Senior Attorney, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Speakers
avatar for Jade Lambert

Jade Lambert

Partner, King and Spalding
Jade Lambert represents individuals and corporations facing complex government investigations and enforcement actions. Jade counsels clients on sensitive internal matters, especially in the technology and healthcare industries. She has represented clients in matters involving the... Read More →
avatar for Michael Albert Del Negro

Michael Albert Del Negro

Managing Counsel, Product Safety, GE Appliances, a Haier company
Michael is Chief Compliance Officer and Managing Counsel at GE Appliances, a Haier company headquartered in Louisville (“GEA”). He is a trusted business advisor in safety-related regulatory and litigation matters and responsible for the corporate compliance and ethics program... Read More →


Thursday July 11, 2019 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Saint Louis University, Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, Center for Supply Chain Excellence Anheuser-Busch Auditorium 3674 Lindell Boulevard St. Louis, Missouri 63103

4:45pm

Workshop Wrap Up and Closing Remarks
Wrap Up Session - Closing Remarks

Reminder:
2019 ICPHSO International Symposium
Trinity College
Dublin, Ireland
 October 24-25, 2019

Speakers
avatar for Xiao Chen

Xiao Chen

Vice President Assurance/ICPHSO Board Member and Workshop Planning Chair, Intertek
Xiao Chen serves as Vice President Product Assurance at Intertek. Xiao has more than 18 years’ experience advising manufacturers, retailers, governmental agencies and standard development organizations on hazard analysis, risk assessment, and risk communication. Her specialty resides... Read More →
avatar for Marc Schoem

Marc Schoem

Executive Director, ICPHSO



Thursday July 11, 2019 4:45pm - 5:00pm
Saint Louis University, Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, Center for Supply Chain Excellence Anheuser-Busch Auditorium 3674 Lindell Boulevard St. Louis, Missouri 63103