Monday Evening, April 20, 2020 | Salon II
6:00 – 8:00 NASF Forum Welcome Reception – Ritz Carlton
Tuesday Morning, April 21, 2020 | Diplomat Room
8:00 – 8-15am Opening Remarks
Steve Brown, Broco Products, NASF President
Rick Delawder, SWD Inc., Chairman, NASF Government Advisory Committee
8:15 – 8:30 NASF Update: The Industry Agenda
Christian Richter, The Policy Group
8:30 – 9:30 Morning Keynote: The U.S. Congress, White House & Outlook for the 2020 Elections
Amy Walter, National Editor, The Cook Political Report
9:30 – 10:15 Trade, Tariffs and U.S. Competitiveness: A View from the US Chamber
John Murphy, Senior VP for International Policy, US Chamber of Commerce
10:15 – 10:45 Europe, the U.S. and California: Nickel Regulatory Trends and Update
Dr.Chris Schlekat, Toxicologist, Nickel Producers Environmental Research Assn (NiPERA)
10:45 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – Noon Latest on PFAS Regulation: Key Industry, EPA and POTW Initiatives
Remarks and Panel Discussion:
Dr. Janet Anderson, Toxicology Consultant, Integral Corp
Jake Tyner, Policy Advisor & Counsel, US House of Representatives (invited)
12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch Keynote | Ambassador Room
Washington Outlook, Jake Sherman,Senior Writer, POLITICO
1:30 – 2:00 Break
2:00 – 2:30 Labor and Workplace Policy: Recent Decisions and Trends Impacting Employers
Marc Freedman, Vice President of Employment Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
2:30 – 3:00 California Prop 65: How does it Apply Outside of California?
Carol Brophy, Steptoe & Johnson
3:30 – 3:45 Break
3:45 – 4:15 U.S. Department of Defense: Update on Chemicals & Metals Risks
Maureen Sullivan, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Environment
4:15 – 4:45 EPA and Hexavalent Chromium: Outlook for EPA’s Risk Assessment Process
Eileen Conneely, American Chemistry Council
4:45 – 5:30 Automotive Supply Chain: Emerging Issues in Washington
Speaker Pending
5:30 Adjourn
5:30 – 5:45 Congressional Meetings:Preparing for Meetings for Capitol Hill (Optional)
Christian Richter, The Policy Group
Jeff Hannapel, The Policy Group
6:00 – 8:00 NASF Forum Reception – Ritz Carlton | Ambassador Room
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 | Diplomat Room
7:00 – 8:30 NASF Breakfast & Briefing
Christian Richter, The Policy Group
Jeff Hannapel, The Policy Group
8:30 – 5:00 Congressional Visits | Capitol Hill

For Washington Forum Questions, contact Jeff Hannapel at (202) 257-3756 or jhannapel@thepolicygroup.com

For NASF Membership Inquiries, contact Matthew Martz at (202) 457-8404 or mmartz@nasf.org