Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C), B&C Consortia Management, L.L.C. (BCCM), The Acta Group, L.L.C. (Acta), and The Acta Group EU, Ltd (Acta EU) are pleased to announce that B&C is a proud Sponsor of CHEMCON ASIA 2011 and that Leslie MacDougall will speak, Monday, June 27, 2011, at Seminar 1 -- 'Global Approach to New Chemicals' on the development of a global testing program, including Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and other test protocols, and on Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and lab certification developments. Ms. MacDougall will also speak during Session 13 -- 'Chemical Control Legislation in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)-region' on U.S. chemical control legislation and aspects of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling (GHS). CHEMCON ASIA 2011 will be held from June 27 to July 1, 2011, in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Information on how to register is available online.
About Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. -- Located in Washington, D.C., B&C is a law firm focusing on conventional and nanoscale industrial, agricultural, and specialty chemical product regulation and approval matters, medical device and product approval, registration and data compensation arbitrations, chemical product litigation, and associated business counseling and litigation issues. Clients are involved in many businesses, including conventional and nanoscale basic, specialty, and agricultural and antimicrobial chemicals; biotechnology, nanotechnology, and emerging transformative technologies; pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and diagnostic products; fibers; paints and coatings; printing and publishing; and plastic products. Additional information is available at www.lawbc.com.
About B&C Consortia Management, L.L.C. -- BCCM, an affiliate of B&C, has strong institutional experience in consortia management. BCCM provides cost effective administrative and management services to consortia to ensure their interests are protected and their voices heard on issues of concern. BCCM works with industry groups to develop or expand advocacy and/or product stewardship programs, to develop and conduct communications outreach to local, state, federal, or international government entities, to formulate and initiate research programs -- whether voluntary or in response to regulatory requirements, and many other activities. Additional information is available at www.bc-cm.com.
About The Acta Group, L.L.C. and The Acta Group EU, Ltd -- Acta and Acta EU are consulting affiliates of B&C, established to control the spiraling costs and inefficiencies encountered by clients seeking approvals to market agricultural and industrial chemicals, products of biotechnology and nanotechnology, and Food and Drug Administration-regulated products. Acta and Acta EU manage products from concept to approval, utilizing the skills and experience of professionals who have worked in the specific product areas in government and industry. Additional information is available at www.actagroup.com.