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ECODESIGN SEMINAR TOKYO on Green Electronics in Europe

The Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration (Fraunhofer IZM) from Berlin, Germany, and the University of Tokyo in cooperation with the Union of Ecodesigners and The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association (JEMA) will hold a one day workshop on November 29th in Tokyo for the participants the EcoDesign 2011 symposium in Kyoto (Nov. 30th to Dec. 2nd), and also those who unfortunately are not able to join the symposium.
Dr. Nils F. Nissen and the experts from Fraunhofer IZM will give an overview of current environmental research topics and as a focal part on the European environmental legislation for electronics. The most recent developments from the recast of the RoHS directive and from the EuP/ErP implementation will be presented and discussed, including several keen issues for Japanese electronic manufacturers, such as RoHS 2.0, arguments as to interpretation of "article" on the REACH regulation, GHS: which umbers of substances regulated differ to countries are not harmonized, and WEEE recast as well as the pending requirements on “Networked Standby” in EuP/ErP.

Date November 29. Tuesday, 2011

Place The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Agriculture Nakashima Hall in Food Science Building (ACCESS MAP)
             Yayoi 1-1-1, Bunkyo -ku, Tokyo 113-8657 Tel. +81 3-5841-8205


10:00-10:40 Overview of European trends
10:40-11:00 Research topics on green electronics from European perspective
11:00-12:00 The RoHS directive Recast "RoHS 2.0"
12:00-13:00 Lunch break
13:00-14:45 Updates from the EuP/ErP implementation
14:45-15:00 Closing discussion

Registration fee

Participants of EcoDesign 2011 Symposium: free of charge
Students: free of charge
Member of JEMA or The Union of Ecodesigners: ¥5,000 ¥2,000
General ¥10,000 ¥5,000

Payment NPO EcoDeNet, MIZUHO Bank, Hongo branch Account No. 2466947 Only cash on site


NPO ECODENET Secretariat
Ms. Natsuko KAWAMATA
Secretary, Office of Prof. SUGA
The University of Tokyo, School of Engineering,
phone +81-(0)3-5841-6491, fax -6485

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