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WASHINGTON (August 21, 2018) - CHEMTREC®, a service of the American Chemistry Council (ACC), is proud to announce its first International Hazmat Summit. The event will be held at the Westin Houston Memorial City in Houston, Texas on October 29 – 31, 2019.

“Our goal is to provide a one-of-a-kind forum for those involved in the safe transportation, handling, and use of hazardous materials, including shippers, carriers, and emergency and spill clean-up responders,” said Chief Executive of CHEMTREC John Modine.

The 3-day CHEMTREC International Hazmat Summit will be the premier destination to discuss the key topics of today and the trends of tomorrow.

“This exciting CHEMTREC event will showcase the most important and prevailing topics the industry has to offer,” explained Modine. Topics for the summit will include:

  • Country-by-country differences and regional challenges of shipping hazardous materials
  • Emerging developments in emergency response
  • Using incident data to identify trends and take proactive steps to improve safe shipping
  • Training and competency assessment for personnel involved with shipping and handling dangerous goods
  • Certification of hazmat collection, packaging, transportation, recycling, treatment, and disposal service providers

CHEMTREC is the world’s leading source of information and emergency incident support for shippers of hazardous materials and dangerous goods. CHEMTREC is linked to the largest network of chemical and hazardous material experts in the world, including chemical and response specialists, public emergency services and private contractors.

Please visit CHEMTREC’s website to learn more about the program. You can also stay up to date with the latest news by following CHEMTREC on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.


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