Presented by industry experts, SOCMA’s Webinar Series is developed to advance the knowledge of professionals in the specialty and fine chemical industry. Each webinar is focused on commercial, manufacturing and operations and regulatory and legal topics.
The archive of SOCMA’s webinars are available for members and non-members. If you would like to sponsor a webinar, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Originally Presented: December 8, 2021
Supplier disputes, supply chain disruption, bankruptcies, liability risk, and market volatility are just a few of the current challenges facing chemical sector leaders. Join Womble Bond Dickinson and their panel of legal experts, management consultants and financial professionals for an informative discussion to help you navigate these and other issues facing the chemical sector.
Originally Presented: December 3, 2020
If 2020 was a movie, it would have been written by Stephen King and directed by Quentin Tarantino. Highlighted by a global pandemic, fraught election, lack of a Brexit deal and a capital markets roller coaster, what are the implications for 2021?
In this session led by Lynx Investment Advisory, we share perspectives on how the new administration and COVID-19 will shape recovery and key economic performance trends.
Originally Presented: November 17, 2020
What’s changed about the drawback and 301 exclusion process since 2019? This interactive presentation by Charter Brokerage ask attendees to use chutes and ladders to understand the terms and changes happening with manufacturing drawback and where CBP is in that process. By the end, you’ll have an understanding for the process by which drawback can be available for your imposed tariffs, with or without Section 301 duties, and how USTR exclusions effect those reimbursements.
Originally Presented May 27, 2020
SOCMA members are invited to join a new webinar series examining the landscape for end-use markets in a post-COVID world.
The first 30-minute session in this series features Bill Allmond, President of The Adhesives & Sealant Council, and Melissa Hockstad, President & CEO of the American Cleaning Institute to provide their industries’ perspectives on product trends and consumer behaviors that will drive market demand for specific products.
This series is brought to you by the Color Pigments Manufacturers Association, in collaboration with SOCMA’s ChemSectors program.
Originally Presented May 5, 2020
In this webinar, representatives from DanChem, Strem Chemicals, Inc. and Sun Chemical Corporation discuss industry best practices for bringing employees back into the workplace.
Originally Presented April 10, 2020
Randy Strutz, President, Quality Carriers, discusses key logistics challenges with shipments as more restrictions arise under “Shelter-in-Place” orders. Topics include receiving drivers to your site, interstate commerce challenges and shifting shipment demands from rail to road.
Originally Presented March 27, 2020
In this webinar, Executive Vice President John Blythe, McGriff Insurance Services, covers key topics and questions relating to policy coverage as a result of COVID-19 and how it may impact future policies.
Originally Presented: March 20, 2020
Thompson Hine Partners Megan Glowacki and Stephen Penrod, cover key legal themes for employers to keep in mind as they mitigate the impact of COVID-19 and implications of quarantine on operations.
This 30-minute webinar will address questions with regard to unionized and exempt workforces, OSHA compliance, healthcare, and more.
Originally Presented: February 19, 2020
The USMCA brings NAFTA into the 21st century with many improvements for the specialty chemical industry. Once ratified by all three parties, traders will likely be able to use the agreement’s new terms within 2-3 months.
In this webinar, Thompson Hine partner David M. Schwartz, International Trade Practice Group Leader, and Fanwood Chemical Inc.’s V.M. (Jim) DeLisi, President, will provide an overview of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
By the end of the webinar, you will be able to:
Originally Presented: January 30, 2020
In this webinar, the SOCMA Compliance & Stewardship team will walk you thought the whole experience of the new Chemical Operations Training Tool. From purchase process to downloading app and pdf, our technical staff will guide you through the process and answer any questions about this new tool.
By attending this webinar, you will:
Originally Presented: November 13, 2019
Many executives look at the NIST Cybersecurity Framework as being overwhelming, impossible to comply with, and then kick the can down the road. In this webinar, Brian Sullivan, CEO, FitNetworks, LLC and Pike Prescott, Risk & Security Consultant, FitNetworks, LLC provide strategies and best practices for implementing a simplified, economic approach to satisfying your cyber security challenges and fulfilling compliance.
Originally Presented: October 1, 2019
In this webinar, Robert Bruce Lung with the US Department of Energy’s Better Plants Program will describe the program, including new resources that can increase SOCMA members’ ability to improve energy performance and sustainability. These new resources include new trainings, recognition opportunities, access to innovation through DOE’s national laboratories, and peer-based networking activities – all of which are designed to facilitate manufacturers’ ability to save time and money. The webinar will offer a deeper understanding of the Better Plants program, including its value proposition for manufacturers and how you can benefit whether or not you’re a partner.
Originally Presented: June 25, 2019
Robert Stang, Partner, Husch Blackwell, and Katherine Stubblefield, International Trade Analyst, Husch Blackwell, provide an overview of Section 301 China tariffs and tips on submitting product exclusion requests for Chinese-origin products on U.S. List 3.
By attending this webinar, you will: