July 2007 Meeting on bilateral and harmonisation issues with Director-General of Environment Canada following the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Chemical Dialogue Steering Group meeting Cairns, QLD

 

August 2007 Teleconference with Canada re recognition as a foreign scheme

 

August 2007 Australia-Canada chemical dialogue meeting with Canadian Minister for Health, Australian Technology Park, Sydney NSW (guests from government and industry)

 

August 2007 Health Canada meeting to explore opportunities for cooperation on existing chemicals and formulate a joint work plan, Sydney NSW

 

August 2007 Environmental Risk Management Authority New Zealand meeting to explore opportunities for cooperation and discuss progress on 5-year work plan under Trans Tasman Mutual Recognition Arrangement, Sydney NSW

 

August 2007-May 2008 OECD Work Item A MAN Parallel process (10 teleconferences)

 

October 2007-May 2008 OECD Work Item B analysis of polymer data (nine teleconferences)

 

October 2007 OECD SIAM 25, Helsinki, Finland

 

October 2007 Director for Regulatory Operations and Director for Co-operation, at the European Chemicals Agency, Helsinki, Finland

 

October 2007 16th OECD Existing Chemicals Task Force Meeting, Helsinki, Finland

 

October 2007 Health Canada and Environment Canada re implementation of Recognition of Canada as a Foreign Scheme (teleconference)

 

November 2007 US EPA, with a view to renewing the US-Australia bilateral arrangement and working cooperatively on international industrial chemicals matters, Sydney NSW

 

November 2007 World Health Organisation, International Program on Chemical Safety, Geneva, Switzerland

 

November 2007 3rd meeting of the OECD Working Party on Manufactured nanomaterials. Paris, France

 

December 2007 Joint NICNAS/US EPA workshop on new chemicals, Manila, Philippines

 

December 2007 OECD Polymer Expert Group (teleconference)

 

February 2008 OECD Joint meeting of the Chemicals Committee and the Working Party of Chemicals, Pesticides and Biotechnology, Paris France

 

March 2008 Health Canada and Environment Canada (teleconferences)

 

March 2008 US EPA, Defence for the Environment Program, Sydney NSW

 

March and May 2008 OECD Steering Group on perfluorinated chemicals (teleconferences)

 

April 2008 Workshop on OECD Quantitative Structure-Activity Application Toolbox, Paris, France

 

April 2008 26th SIDS Initial Assessment Meeting (SIAM 26), Paris, France

 

April 2008 Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Tokyo, Japan

 

April 2008 International Symposium on the Risk Assessment of manufactured nanomaterials, Tokyo, Japan

 

April 2008 OECD Workshop on Sponsorship Program for Testing of manufactured nanomaterials, Tokyo, Japan

 

June 2008 4th meeting of the OECD Working Party on manufactured nanomaterials, Paris, France

 

June 2008 United Kingdom Health and Safety Executive, Bootle, UK

 

June 2008 New Chemicals Task Forces A and B meetings and meeting on parallel process for alternatives to perfluorinated chemicals, San Diego USA

 

June 2008 Environmental Defense Fund, the American Chemistry Council; with US Personal Products Care Council, Washington DC USA

 

June 2008 US EPA, Washington DC USA

 

June 2008 Bilateral and trilateral meetings with Health Canada, Environment Canada and the US EPA, Ottawa, Canada and Washington USA

 

June 2008 Canadian Industry and NGOS Meeting, Ottawa, Canada