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 the third annual Next Generation Bio-Based Chemicals Summit, which will be held on January 23-26, 2012, in San Diego, California.
Returning for a third year, the Next Generation Bio-Based Chemicals Summit has established itself as the definitive hub event -- the place where essential policy and regulatory information is shared and new industry relationships are formed. Unlike many other biotech/biofuels events, this event has a dedicated, comprehensive, in-depth focus on sustainability-sourced chemicals, and the business platforms, resources, business models, and commercial tools required to deliver them.
Lynn L. Bergeson and James V. Aidala, B&C, and Charles M. Auer, Charles Auer & Associates, LLC, will speak on the following topics:
- January 23, 2012:
- Lynn L. Bergeson will speak on 'New Developments in Chemical Regulatory Policy' from 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.;
- Charles M. Auer will speak on 'Integrating Regulatory Factors into Market Entry and Scale-Up Timelines' from 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.; and
- James V. Aidala and Charles M. Auer will speak on 'Bringing it Together -- Assessing the Opportunities and Managing Regulatory Issues to Assure Success' from 4:00 – 4:30 p.m.
- January 24, 2012:
- Lynn L. Bergeson and James V. Aidala will speak on global chemical regulation and election year implications during the session, 'Is My Bio-Based Product a 'New' Chemical and Why Does it Matter?' from 10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
The conference will be held at the Rancho Bernardo Inn in San Diego, California. Information on how to register for this event is available online. All B&C clients are entitled to a 15 percent discount on conference registration. For more information about acquiring the discounted registration, please contact Chad Howlin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, including Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) matters, Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)/Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) matters, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) medical device and product approval, registration and data compensation arbitrations, chemical product litigation, and associated business counseling and litigation issues. B&C's clients are involved in many businesses, including conventional and nanoscale basic, specialty, and agricultural and antimicrobial chemicals; biotechnology, nanotechnology, and emerging transformative technologies; consumer products; medical devices and diagnostic products; paints and coatings; 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.