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Tuesday, February 21 • 9:45am - 10:30am
Plenary Session # 2: Innovation in Products: How to Manage Quality and Compliance In a Brave New World of Technology

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Emerging technology in the consumer products market is growing faster than ever. Products in our daily life are getting smarter: from wearable electronics and fashion accessories to virtual reality and 3D printing. With this growth come challenges and questions:  Are the products safe? Do they work? Who is monitoring risk? How are they regulated? The panel will discuss these questions and how each stakeholder group approaches this evolving world of new products.


Moderators
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Ben Kornblet

Regulatory Affairs Manager, Consumer and Retail Services Division, UL
Ben Kornblet is a Regulatory Affairs Manager in UL’s Consumer and Retail Services division where he leads a team that advises clients on how legislative and regulatory activity might impact a client’s supply chain. Prior to joining UL in 2015, Mr. Kornblet was the Principal of BKC Group where he provided regulatory and business consulting services to clients with interests in the regulatory developments at the Consumer Product... Read More →

Speakers
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Tim Mattulke

Vice President of Technical Services and Consultancy, Bureau Veritas - Consumer Products Services
Tim Mattulke, since joining BVCPS in 2009, has held various positions; most recently responsible for technical services and consulting activities for BVCPS in the Americas region. These teams provide specialized services to help clients meet the challenges associated with global expansion while managing risk and protecting private brand. Additionally, these teams are responsible for monitoring global regulatory events that affect the consumer... Read More →
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George Borlase, Ph.D, PE

Assistant Executive Director, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction , U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Dr. George Borlase currently serves as the Assistant Executive Director for Hazard Identification and Reduction at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). He and his staff are responsible for responsible for managing efforts to identify and mitigate the risk of injury associated with consumer products, including the development of new mandatory safety regulations and new voluntary standards, conducting product safety assessments... Read More →
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Meghann Supino

Senior Associate, Business Group, Ice Miller
Meghann Supino is a senior associate in Indianapolis-based Ice Miller in its Business Group, where she serves clients in a wide array of regulatory and business matters.  Primarily, Meghann has focused her practice on regulatory compliance, commercial agreements, international trade, and business litigation.  Meghann regularly advises clients on complex legal issues involving consumer product law, recalls, and reporting to federal and... Read More →


Tuesday February 21, 2017 9:45am - 10:30am
Grand Cypress D- I

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