The International Symposium on Environmental Standards for Electronics 2007 (ISESE'07) will be held October 10-11th in Ottawa, Canada

    KANATA, ON, Oct. 4 /CNW Telbec/ - Ageus Solutions
( will host the International Symposium on
Environmental Standards for Electronics 2007 (ISESE'07- at
the Ottawa Congress Centre on October 10th and 11th in Ottawa, Ontario,
Canada. The conference will focus on emerging and established environmental
compliance legislation including EU RoHS, EU WEEE, REACH, China RoHS, Korea
RoHS & WEEE, California Proposition 65 and US & Canadian e-waste requirements.
    ISESE'07 provides a forum for representatives from government,
enforcement agencies and the electronics industry to discuss the implications
of environmental regulations surrounding electronics. The program includes
presentations, discussions and case studies from key decision makers and
experts on environmental legislation for electronics from North America,
Europe and Asia-Pacific addressing the issues associated with implementation
and enforcement of existing and emerging environmental legislation.
    ISESE'07 featured speakers include 2 EU TAC members who have been
involved in the implementation of WEEE and RoHS, and the preparation of the
new guideline on the scope of the RoHS directive. Also included is the head of
Product Policy, Regulatory Innovation and Management Systems at Environment

    The ISESE'07 program includes sessions on:

    - Integrated Product Policy (IPP) and EEE

    - EU RoHS
         - Packaging RoHS Compliance Techniques for Custom Build-to-Print
         - RoHS Compliance and the XRF

    - EU WEEE
         - Recycling Beyond Compliance
         - Navigating Successfully through Germany's Competitive WEEE Market
         - Treatment instructions / Recycling passports

    - Industry
         - Case Study in the Implementation of EU WEEE/RoHS and China RoHS in
           a Medical Device Company
         - Assessing China RoHS Standards for Hazardous Substances Compliance
         - Being Smart by Going Green

    - North American E-Waste
         - E-Waste Legislation and Requirements in Canada
         - Electronic Waste: Understanding Community Attitudes
         - Timeline Profile of North American E-Waste Legislation

    - Enforcement
         - New guideline on the scope of EU RoHS
         - RoHS Market Surveillance Methodology in Belgium
         - California Proposition 65: Understanding and Complying with the

    - Chemical (REACH)
         - Overview of REACH and Business Implications
         - REACH Requirements and Pre-Registration

    - Chemicals
         - REACH applied to Substances in Finished Articles
         - Consortium Management and Budgeting
         - Future Restricted Substances

    - Global Requirements
         - WEEE and RoHS - from Humble Beginnings to Global Conformity
         - Japan Green in a Nutshell

    - Testing
         - Seeing Through Barriers to Reliable X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF)
         - Challenges for testing lead and cadmium by ICP-AES

    - Other
         - Reducing the Risks and Cost of Compliance
         - The EU Packaging Directive:  Implications for Business

    For additional information about the conference and to register, please
visit the ISESE'07 website at

    About the Organizers: Ageus Solutions

    Ageus Solutions is a global leader in environmental compliance solutions
offering a range of primary and supplementary services for WEEE, RoHS, Japan
Green, China RoHS, Korea RoHS, EuP, REACH and E-Waste requirements as well as
emerging battery and packaging compliance regulations including support for
compliance with the Wal-Mart packaging scorecard and has extensive experience
in international environmental regulation serving clients in the US, Canada,
UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Italy, Ireland, New
Zealand, Taiwan, and China.

For further information:

For further information: Dr. Katalin Feszty, (613) 599-4321,,,

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