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    A Complete Guide to RoHS : The Fundamentals and Future

    The Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) is a compulsory directive which requires all businesses to comply when trading electrical and electronic equipment in the European Union (EU). RoHS is regularly updated, so it’s important for suppliers to stay informed of the latest regulations (currently RoHS 2.0).

    In this webinar, find out whose responsibility it is in your supply chain to ensure RoHS compliance and how to get certified. Is it the raw materials purchaser, manufacturer, importer, or other’s job to handle? Tune in as two industry experts deliver essential advice and give a comprehensive guide to everything RoHS while looking ahead to the future for the directive.

    Date and Time

    Thursday, 29 October, 2020

    10am London Time 

    11am Paris Time


    Steven Andrews

    Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Environmental Expert, Assent Compliance

    Steven is an internationally recognized expert, with over 18 years of experience in EU policy development focusing on sustainability, product, waste, and recycling legislation.  He helps companies to understand how environmental regulations such as RoHS are enforced.

    Malte Becker

    Managing Partner and RoHS Environmentalist, AiDUO sprl. Consultancy

    Malte has extensive experience in the field of environmental legislation as well as European affairs in both the cement and household appliances industries. He was an expert-member of the EU Commission Ad-Hoc Working Group on future substance restriction under the RoHS Directive and a member of the German Chemical Society.

    Clare Forestier

    Host and Presenter

    Clare has worked as a presenter and producer across companies such as the BBC, ITN and the British Forces Broadcasting Service.


    9:00 - 9:15 am (UK Time)

    Ian Bell

    An overview of the smart home appliance Industry with a focus on the European smart Home appliance sector post-Covid including future growth and opportunities.

    9:15 - 9:20 am

    Paolo Falcioni

    The role of the smart home and connected appliances in IoT including standardisation and security.

    9:20 - 9:25 am

    Paolo Falcioni

    The benefits of smart home appliances for energy consumption and those for the citizen.

    9:25 - 9:30 am

    Paolo Falcioni

    Smart home challenges and how developing EU legislation is and will affecting the industry.

    9:30 - 9:45 am


    The IoT Supply Chain for the Smart Home and challenges.

    9:45 - 10:00 am

    Clare Forestier

    Q&A Session

    Target Audience

    Whether you’re new to RoHS as a trader or an experienced distributor, wholesaler or supplier, when it comes to electrical and electronic goods in the EU, this session will bring you up to speed and offer a thorough guidance of what you need to know. It will provide details of how to become RoHS compliant as well as outline the issues surrounding the Directive for component suppliers, importers and exporters.

    Why you should watch this live webinar about RoHS?

    To further understand RoHS

    To ensure you understand why RoHS is important and the consequences of non-compliance

    To understand the difference between RoHS and REACH

    To find out how your business can achieve RoHS compliance

    To look at the future outlook of RoHS and ahead to 2021

    HQTS Group Ltd.

    (+86) 400 611 2125