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Monday, February 20 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Breakout Session # 3: Advanced Topics in Managing Product safety Risk Arising in the Supply Chain

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Product conformity and risk associated with product safety can be affected by decisions about where to source manufacturing of that product. This panel will discuss vendor qualification, transparency in the supply chain and detection of unauthorized subcontracting. Product continuity and substitution of unapproved raw materials will be examined as symptoms of unauthorized subcontracting. The panel will explore methods for detecting and prevention of unauthorized subcontracting.


Charles Coletta

Senior Vice President, Quality, Fourstar Group
Charles Coletta has spent over thirty years in the field of product and materials testing, quality assurance and regulatory compliance.  He began his career as a test engineer and laboratory manager with Law Engineering in Atlanta, GA.  At that time, he began working with a small startup company called The Home Depot, writing specifications and performing testing for products imported from China.   That was how he entered... Read More →
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Dr. Raymond Lui

Global Service Line Manager of Non-Food Chemical Laboratories, Product Service Division/Vice President of Global Business Line Manager, Toys and Childrens Products, Product Service Division, TUV SUD
Dr. Raymond  Lui is currently the Global Service Line Manager of Non-Food Chemical Laboratories in Product Service Division and concurrently appointed as the Vice President of Global Business Line manager, Toys and Children’s products in Product Service Division.  His key responsibilities are to manage and to grow the business line for the retail sector. Dr. Lui has in-depth knowledge in the field of materials science. His 20... Read More →
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Fred Waelter

Global Business Lead, Responsible Sourcing, UL Consumer and Retail Services, UL LLC
Fred Waelter is the Global Business Lead for UL’s Responsible Sourcing group. Fred has over 12 years of experience in responsible sourcing, having conducted more than 500 social audits and 200 C-TPAT security audits in 13 countries and territories in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.  Fred has experience managing investigations of general media allegations, child labor, unauthorized subcontracting and sandblasting, illegal... Read More →

Monday February 20, 2017 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Grand Cypress C

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