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Innovation Series: How design engineers can meet the new global challenges of the RoHS Directive

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January 16 2012 I UTC Time: 9.00 I Singapore Time: 17.00


How design engineers can meet the new global challenges of the RoHS Directive

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Featured Speaker:


Gary Nevison

Head of Legislation & Compliance, Farnell

Gary is the company spokesperson and customer interface on all legislation affecting the electronics industry. These include key directives and regulations, such as RoHS (all variants including China, India and Korean RoHS), REACH, ErP / Eco-design, WEEE, Battery and Conflict Minerals.


As part of this, Gary has spoken extensively at legislation and environmental seminars throughout Europe, North America, Asia and Australia. He also writes a regular blog in the UK, as well as providing frequent articles in North America, India and China.


Extensive industry experience


With 35 years service at Farnell, including over 20 years in Product Development, he has widespread experience in the electronic components industry. Gary is an active figure in the market place, and sits on the ECSN - Electronic Component Supply Network - (formerly AFDEC) Council, representing UK distribution, and leads its legislation sub group. Gary was also a Director of Electronics Yorkshire (2004 to 2011) supporting UK business.


In June 2009, Gary was appointed to the BIS driven Electronics Regulatory Group (ERG) that was set up to ensure that the legitimate interests of the electronics sector were taken into account in the development of relevant regulation.

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    Jan 16, 2012 3:00 AM CDT (America/Chicago)
  • End Time:

    Jan 16, 2012 4:00 AM CDT (America/Chicago)
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