TIC Council Webinar List

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TIC Council Webinar List

Here is the list of webinars TIC Council has hosted so far, along with the relevant materials.


Webinar Title

Guest Speakers Date Materials and links
TIC Council & Cotecna Webinar - Testing of fertilisers: Enhancing Sustainability and Compliance •    Theodora Nikolakopoulou - Policy Officer for Fertilising Products, DG GROW, European Commission
•    Henri de Valicourt - VP Food, Cotecna
•    Francisco Ferrer - Managing Director, Fitosoil
Battery Safety and Sustainability: which skills are needed throughout batteries lifecycle
  • Nadiya Eichberg, Head of Department for Battery Testing, Kiwa
  • Alex Liang, Principal Engineer for Portable Batteries, UL Solutions
Exploring Battery Uses and Safety Considerations for US Consumers
  • Chris Harvey, Vice President, Client Services, Sedgwick
  • Douglas Lee, Electrical Program Area Risk Manager, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CS3D): Unlocking Opportunities for TIC Council Members
  • Emma Kollatou, Government Affairs Lead, EMEA, UL Solutions
  • Marc Boissonnet, Executive Vice-President Corporate & External Affairs, Bureau Veritas
07/06/2023 Unavailable.
Introducing Metals and Minerals Field Inspection Safety Code
  • Chris Ranschaert, Global Technical Governance – Quality & Audit, SGS
  • Paulo Balagueiras, Group QHSE Vice President, Bureau Veritas
Introducing Agricultural and Vegetable Oils Field Inspection Safety Code
  • Chris Ranschaert, Global Technical Governance – Quality & Audit, SGS
    • Kristina Grinishena, Global Key Account Manager Commodities Global Service Line, Bureau Veritas
TIC Council Internal Webinar on Legal Risk Management (Introduction)
  • Marnix Koets, Government Affairs / Counsel, Saybolt International
  • Arnaud Douville, Group Deputy General Counsel, Compliance, Risks & Audit, Bureau Veritas
  • Clara Beuth, Chief Legal Officer, Cotecna
  • Nicolas Gregoire, Global Head of Business Ethics, SGS


EU Taxonomy: Staying Ahead of New Legislation on Sustainable Investment
  • Martin Michelot, Executive Director for Europe, TIC Council
  • Juliette Godtler, Head of International Projects & Green Solutions, SOCOTEC GROUP
  • Valerio Recagno, Senior Director, Global ESG & Compliance, RINA
19/04/2023 Unavailable.
TIC Council Market Study 2022: Consumer Goods in the EU: Persisting Safety Issues 
  • Hanane Taidi, Director General, TIC Council
  •  Marcello Manca, Management & Strategy Consulting
  • Kristýna Deiberová, Team Leader for the General Product Safety Regulation, DG Justice and Consumers, European Commission
  •  Els Bedert, Director, Product Policy & Sustainability, EuroCommerce
  • Alfredo Garcia, Director General, CQR/KIWA Colombia, ASOCEC Columbia 
  • Karin Athanas, Executive Director TIC Council Americas
CSRD: New Changes to Sustainability Reporting and What This Means For The TIC Sector
  • Martin Michelot, Executive Director for Europe, TIC Council
  • Guillaume Poullaouec, Director for Government Affairs, UL Solutions 
  • Marc Boissonnet, Executive Vice-President Corporate & External Affairs, Bureau Veritas
07/03/2023 Unavailable.
Cyber Resilience Act: a Deep Dive into TIC Council’s Position 
  • Martin MichelotExecutive director for Europe, TIC Council
  • Angelo d’Amato, Lead Principal, Identity Management & Security, UL Solutions
07/02/2023 Unavailable.

International ESG Web Summit on policies, regulations and best practices

  • Min Xu, Executive Director of TIC Council China
  • Hanane Taidi, Director General of TIC Council
  • Mr. Huang Tao, Director General Guoshi Research Institute
  • Marc Boissonnet, Chair of TIC Council ESG Committee
  • Liu Zhaobing, Former Chief Engineer of General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine
  • Director General of Institute of Resources and Environment, China National Institute of Standardization
  • Expert from Bureau Veritas
  • Expert from CCIC
  • Expert from Cotecna
  • Expert from DEKRA
  • Expert from Intertek
  • Expert from China Construction Eighth Engineering Division
  • Expert from China Shenhua Group
13/01/2022 Unavailable.
TIC Council India ESG Webinar Series
  • TIC Council Members
  • Industry Representatives
  • Regulators
  • Stakeholders
TIC Council & OC&C Joint Webinar "Opportunities & Challenges for the TIC sector in Sustainability Today and Tomorrow"
  • Bennet Summers, Partner at OC&C Strategy Consultants
  • Henry Charrington, Partner at OC&C Strategy Consultants
TIC Council Virtual Panel - Exploring the Risks and Benefits Presented by Artificial Intelligence Applications

Bureau Veritas

  • Travis Norton, Director of Global Technical & Information Services


  • Steve Griffith, Senior Industry Director of Transportation Systems and Cybersecurity


  • Jacques Kruse Brandao, Global Head of Advocacy


  • James Redstone, Director of Public Policy
TIC Council & Amazon Webinar - Overview of Amazon Brand Protection


  • David Pounds, Global Relations Manager

EU cybersecurity and resilience – What challenges to create a common framework

  1. Czech Permanent Representation to the EU
  • Ambassador Jaroslav Zajicek, Deputy Head of the Czech Permanent Representation to the EU, Permanent Representative to COREPER I


  • Cláudio Teixeira, Legal Officer – Digital and Consumer Rights


  • Goran Gotev, Director, Government Affairs and Public Policy

European Commission

  • Lorena Boix Alonso, Director, Digital Society, Trust & Cybersecurity, DG CNECT

European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO)

  • Dr. Joanna Swiatkowska, Chief Operating Officer


  • Chante Maurio, Vice President and General Manager Identity Management & Security
TIC Council & Cotecna: Remote Activities of Conformity Assessment


  • Imran Sayed, Senior Product Director
  • Kamlesh Parmar, Director - Middle East - VOC & Commodities

TÜV Rheinland

  • Pia Kathöfer, Corporate Regulatory Affairs Coordinator
BEIS and UKAS Joint Webinar - Exploring the New UKCA Marking


  • Leon Wilson – Senior Policy Adviser


  • Rob Bettinson – Technical, Quality & Risk Director
  • Jeff Ruddle - Strategic Development Director
5/5/2022 Unavailable
Carbon Removals - How best to implement and validate?

European Commission

  • Lukas Visek, Member of Cabinet of Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice President for the European Green Deal

European Parliament

  • Norbert Lins, Chair AGRI Committee

European Environment Bureau

  • Célia Nyssens, Senior Policy Officer for Agriculture and Food Systems

Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change

  • Lucia Perugini, Senior Scientific Manager

Agoro Carbon Alliance

  • Yuriy Lozynskyy, Carbon Scheme and Verification Manager

TIC Council

  • Laura Severino, Head of Sustainability Compliance and New Scheme Development Coordination, RINA


  • Mariam Zaidi, Journalist (moderator)
Policy and Regulatory Framework on Conformity Assessment for Telecom Products: Global Best Practices and Priorities

European Commission

  • Luis Miguel Vega, Policy Officer & Radio Equipment Director

Federal Communications Commission

  • George Tannahill, Senior Electronics Engineer, Technical Research Branch (TRB)

India Telecommunication Engineering Centre

  • Deepa Tyagi, DDG

India Department of Telecommunications

  • A. K. Mittal, Member (Services)
  • Prasanth Kumar, DDG

TIC Council

  • Aparna Dhawan, Executive Director TIC Council India
  • Sudhir Zutshi, Chairman for Public Affairs TIC Council India
  • Suresh Sugavanam, Chairman of TIC Council India​​​​​​
15/3/2022 Unavailable
Sensitisation Webinar on ISOIEC 17029

TUV SUD GmBH Germany

  • Stefanie Vehring - Accreditation and Conformity Assessment

Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation

  • Kwei Fern Chang - Chair

Directorate General Civil Aviation

  • Ekta Agrawal - Assistant Director
TIC Council Webinar: Implementing the Circular Economy Action Plan: How to Avoid Greenwashing?


  • Mathilde Crêpy - Senior Programme Manager


  • Andrea Nam - Technical Programme Manager

TÜV Rheinland

  • Rakesh Vazirani - Head of Sustainability Services

TIC Council Webinar: Safety Data Requirements and Petrochemical Shipments

TIC Council’s Petroleum and Petrochemicals Committee 18/11/2021

OC&C Strategy Webinar: "Overview of Industry Performance since the Start of COVID-19: has it performed in line with expectations?”

OC&C Strategy 

  • Bennet Summers, Partner
  • Henry Charrington, Associate Partner
2/11/2021 Unavailable
Shaping India's Medical Devices Regulatory Framework: Global Best Practices & Priorities

Day 1

  • Karthik Venkataraman, Business Manager - UL India 
  • Himanhsu Baid, Chairman - CII Medical Technology Division
  • Suresh Sugavanam, Chairman - TIC Council India and Managing Director for South Asia, UL
  • Melissa Torres -  Associate Director for International Affairs Center for Devices and Radiological Health Office, U.S. FDA
  • Reinaldo Figueredo - C
  • Sudhir Zutshi, Chairman - India Public Affairs Committee, TIC CouncilASCO Chair of ISO Committee

Day 2

  • Shailendra Singh - Head of Medical and Health Devices, TÜV SÜD
  • Harshit Takkar - Senior Project Manager, DEKRA
  • Dr. Ravi P Singh - Secretary General, Quality Council of India
  • Rajesh Maheshwari -  CEO, NABCB
  • Ravi Singh -  In
  • Dr. Girdhar Gyani - Director General, AHPI Indiadia Medical Devices WG member, TIC Council
  • Rajiv Nath - Forum Coordinator, AiMED
  • Sudhakar Mairpadi - Head Quality, Regulatory and Govt Affairs, Philips India
  • Sudhir Zutshi - Chairman, India Public Affairs Committee, TIC Council

Day 1

Day 2

TIC Council Webinar - Quality Infrastructure and Industry 4.0: What’s next?


  • Marcos Heleno Guerson de Oliveira Junior -  President


  • Bernardo Calzadilla-Sarmiento - Managing Director, Directorate of Digitalization


  • Kenneth Boyce - Senior Director

Rockwell Automation

  • Angus Low - Manager, Product Standards & Regulations
Back to School in the 'New Normal'
  • Marilina Lonigro - Teacher & eTwinning ambassador
  • Michael Hallissy - Expert in distance education
  • Stéphane Coupechoux - Health and Safety expert from Bureau Veritas
  • Student representative
TIC-DEKRA:"Ergonomics and Psychological-related Issues"


  • Sebastian Bartels - Senior Vice President 
  • Carlene Smith - Assessments Manager


  • Eloy Jauregui Martin - Health and Safety Manager

Euro Health Net

  • Dorota Sienkiewicz - Senior Policy Coordinator
TIC Council Virtual Panel - US and EU Sanction Laws and Regulations and Export Controls

Jacobson Burton Kelley PLLC

  • Douglas Jacobson - Founding Partner, Attorney 

Kneppelhout & Korthals

  • Tim Hesselink - Partner, Attorney

TIC Council

  • Marnix Koets - Government Affairs Manager / Legal Counsel, Saybolt International
13/7/2021 Unavailable
TIC Council Webinar - Towards Safe & Secure Connected Devices


  • Patricia Adair - Director, Risk Management Group

Samsung Electronics America

  • Don Mays - Chief Safety and Quality Officer

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

  • Jeffrey Weiss, Partner and Co-Lead, International Trade Policy & Negotiations

Europe Economics

  • Dr. John Spicer – Managing Consultant

TIC Council

  • Travis Norton, Director, Global Technical Services at Bureau Veritas
TIC Council & BCG Webinar - Digitalization of the TIC industry


  • Eric Ritsema - BCG Partner, Report Author
  • Ivan Vaganov - BCG Senior Knowledge Analyst, Report Author

TIC Council

  • Frankie Ng - SGS CEO & TIC Council Vice-President


TIC Council & DEKRA - Occupational Health and Safety Webinar Series Part 2: "Tackling Ergonomic Challenges in the Manufacturing Industry"


  • Alberto Schiavon, Group Health and Safety Manager


  • Carina Strömberg, Sustainability Controller

TIC Council

  • Sebastian Bartels, Senior Vice President, Head of Business Line HSE & Sustainability at DEKRA
TIC Council Webinar - Post COVID-19: Reconciling the Economy Reopening with Long-Term Resilience

European Commission

  • John F. Ryan - Director of Public Health at European Commission’s Health and Food Safety Directorate General


  • Chiara Giovannini - Deputy Director General

TIC Council

  • Gilles Martin – CEO at Eurofins
TIC Council Webinar - Substantiating Green Claims in the Age of Greenwashing

European Commission

  • Christian Holzleitner, Head of Unit for Land Use and Finance for Innovation, Directorate-General for Climate Action


  • Anthony Cox, Deputy Director, Environment Directorate

TIC Council

  • Dr. Michael Fübi, CEO at TÜV Rheinland
TIC Council Webinar - Energy Management of EU Industries: Boosting Competitiveness and Accelerating Transition


  • Javier Lopez Gomez, Internal Energy Efficiency in Buildings Manager


  • Kirit Patel, Environmental Manager for EMEA

European Commission

  • Thomas Heinemeier, Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry, Innovation Policy Development
TIC Council Petroleum and Petrochemical Laboratory Safety Code


  • Peter Boks, President


  • Richard Taylor, Global Data Services Manager


  • Michael Bailey, Director of Laboratory Operations


  • Scott Blakely, Director of Laboratory Services
13/4/2021 Unavailable
TIC Council & DEKRA - Occupational Health and Safety Webinar Series: "Work-related musculoskeletal disorders in times of COVID"


  • Christa Sedlatschek, Executive Director


  • Ralf Franke, Global EHS/HSE Head


  • Sebastian Bartels, Senior Vice President, Head of Business Line HSE & Sustainability
TIC Council Virtual Panel - Remote Conformity Assessment Activities


  • Erica Sheward, Director General


  • Emanuele Riva, IAF Vice-chair and Vice General Manager at Accredia


  • Ugo Salerno, CEO
Joint TIC Council and EUIPO Webinar - An Introduction to the IP Enforcement Portal


  • Nicole Semjevski, IP Enforcement Portal Team
Brexit: Implications for Conformity Assessment

European Commission

  • Fabrizio Sacchetti, Task Force for Relations with the United Kingdom


  • Julia Held, Team Leader at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy


  • Lorraine Turner, Technical and Business Development Director


  • Pietro Foschi, Group Assurance Director
  • Shahm Barhom, Product Certification Director
14/12/2020 Unavailable
The Lab of the future and future of labs – Eurolab and TIC Council Joint Webinar


  • Etty Feller, ILAC Chair

European Commission

  • Heinz Wilkening, DG JRC Joint Research Centre

Pace Analytical Services

  • Eric Roman, President & CEO at Pace Analytical Services LLC


  • Álvaro Silva Ribeiro, EUROLAB President


  • Betina Monika Jahn, Head of Innovative Product Management, SGS Germany GmbH
TIC Council Americas Virtual Panel 3: Efforts to Combat Fraud and Counterfeiting in the United States


  • Shira Perlmutter, Chief Policy Officer and Director for International Affairs


  • Alaina van Horn, Chief, Intellectual Property Rights Branch


  • Jeff Hardy, Director-General


  • Brian Weinhaus, Unit Chief, HIS Intellectual Property Rights Unit
TIC Council Americas Virtual Panel 2: The Cost of Online Fraud and Counterfeits


  • Commissioner Baiocco


  • Kimberly Gianopoulos, Director in GAO’s International Affairs and Trade mission team


  • Jill Notini, VP of Communications
The TIC Sector and the Cybersecurity of Medical Devices in North America

TIC Council

  • George Strom, Director of IOT at Intertek


  • Suzanne Schwartz, Director, Office of Strategic Partnerships & Technology Innovation


  • Michelle Jump, Global Regulatory Advisor, Medical Device Security
TIC Council Americas Virtual Panel 1: Counterfeits and Online Fraud, Scoping the Problem

TIC Council

  • Rick Rosati, Vice President, Government Affairs and Industry Standards, Bureau Veritas


  • Michael Hanson, Senior Executive VP of Public Affairs


  • Palmer Orlandi, Director & Chief Science Officer

TIC Sector and the Cybersecurity of Medical Devices in Europe

TIC Council

  • Dr. Abtin Rad, Global Director Functional Safety, Software and Digitization, Active Medical Products, TÜV SÜD 

European Commission

  • Anna-Eva Ampelas, Head of Unit for Medical Devices and Hospital Based Health Technology Assessment, DG SANTÉ


  • Dr. Georg Heidenreich, Chairman of IEC/CD 80001-5-1


Impact of COVID-19 Crisis on the TIC Sector: Not as bad as we feared? (except where it is)

OC&C Strategy Consultants

  • Bennett Summers, Partner
  • Henry Charrington, Associate Partner
The contribution of the TIC sector to cybersecurity: implementation opportunities and challenges of the European Cybersecurity Act


  • Sergio Lomban, Vice-President, Digital Trust Services

ENISA (European Union Agency for Cybersecurity)

  • Andreas Mitrakas, Head of Unit, Data Security & Standardisation

DG CNCT, European Commission

  • Aristotelis Tzafalias, Policy Officer, Cybersecurity and Digital Privacy Policy
Non-conform imported PPEs, medical devices and fake certificates.

TIC Council

  • Anti-Counterfeiting Committee Members

EUIPO (European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights)

  • Blanca Arteche, Head of Enforcement and SME Service

OLAF (European Antifraud Office)

  • Marta Castillo González, Head of Sector, Tobacco & Counterfeit goods Unit B.2.


  • Sergio TirroTeam Leader of the IPC3


A discussion with USTR on WTO and conformity assessment


  • Jennifer Stradtman, Director
Circular Economies and Second Life Products at the Crossroads of Circularity and Safety


  • Catherine Sheehy, Global Lead of Sustainability Partnerships, Environment & Sustainability                         
  • Ken Boyce, Expert in the refurbishment, remanufacturing, second life and EV battery standards
Guidance on Issues for Oil and Petroleum Inspectors during the COVID19 Pandemic


  • Peter Boks
Impact of COVID-19 Crisis on the TIC Sector – OC&C perspectives on short term impact and potential opportunities.

OC&C Strategy 

  • Bennet Summers, Partner
  • Henry Charrington, Associate Partner

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