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Past Webinars

JUNE 28, 2021

Finding Alternatives: Resources, Tools and Strategies Used by Practitioners

Featured Speakers

  • Anna Montgomery, Northwest Green Chemistry
  • Amelia Nestler, Northwest Green Chemistry
  • Elke Van Asbroeck, Aperion Team 

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APRIL 12, 2021

OECD’s Guidance on Key Considerations for the Identification and Selection of Safer Chemical Alternatives

Featured Speakers

  • Emily Conner, Abt Associates 
  • Eeva Leinala, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • Denis MottetEuropean Chemicals Agency; OECD Ad Hoc Group on the Substitution of Harmful Chemicals
  • Karl Palmer, California Department of Toxic Substances Control
  • Libby Sommer, Bolt Threads

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FEBRUARY 10, 2021

EU's Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability Towards a Toxic-free Environment

Featured Speakers

  • Elena Montani, European Commission DG ENV
  • Pamela Spencer, ANGUS Chemical
  • Joel Tickner, University of Massachusetts Lowell

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JULY 29, 2020

Alternatives Assessment and Environmental Justice: Current State of Practice, Challenges, and Opportunities

Featured Speakers

  • José Bravo, Executive Director of the Just Transition Alliance
  • Veena Singla, Senior Scientist at the Natural Resources Defense Council

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MAY 20, 2020

A4 Quarterly Webinar Series: How to Get to Safer Alternatives Using Non-Animal Testing Methods: Part II

Featured Speakers

  • Amy Clippinger, PETA International Science Consortium, Ltd.
  • Pamela Spencer, ANGUS Chemical
  • Margaret Whittaker, ToxServices

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Resources noted during the webinar:

JANUARY 29, 2020

A4 Quarterly Webinar Series: How to Get to Safer Alternatives Using Non-Animal Testing Methods

Featured Speakers

  • Amy Clippinger, PETA International Science Consortium, Ltd.
  • Pamela Spencer, ANGUS Chemical

Featured Respondents

  • Lauren Heine, ChemFORWARD
  • Shari Franjevic, Clean Production Action

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JANUARY 17, 2020

A4 Member Update Call - January 2020

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OCTOBER 25, 2019

Different Tools for Different Questions? Using Alternatives Assessment, Risk Assessment, and Life Cycle Assessment

  • Martin Wolf, Seventh Generation
  • Annie Bevan, Superior Essex
  • Libby Sommer, Bolt Threads

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JULY 11, 2019

Alternatives Assessment's Past, Present, & Future 

  • Joel Tickner, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell Center for Sustainable Production
  • Molly Jacobs, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell Center for Sustainable Production
  • Amelia Nestler, Northwest Green Chemistry
  • Pam Spencer, Angus Chemical Company

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OCTOBER 23, 2018

Alternatives Assessment 101

  • Joel Tickner, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Pam Eliason, Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute
  • Pamela Spencer, ANGUS Chemical Company
  • Timothy Malloy, UCLA
  • Cathy Rudisill, SRC Inc.
  • Meredith Williams, California Department of Toxic Substances and Control

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