CHCS AGM & 7th Annual Lectures

  • 14 November 2018
  • 09:00 - 16:30
  • The Turing Room, Holywell Park Conference Centre, Holywell Way, Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park, Loughborough, LE11 3GR


  • The AGM and Annual Lectures are open to all fully paid-up CHCS Members. The event, refreshments and lunch are free-of-charge to CHCS members who have registered to attend.

    If you are not a member, but wish to join, please see: - we look forward to welcoming you to the Society.

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CHCS 24th AGM & 7th Annual Lectures

We are pleased to announce the date and venue for our 24th AGM and 7th Annual Lectures.

Download the Formal Notice calling the AGM.

The Lectures and AGM are open only to current CHCS members and invited guests of the CHCS Council. We'd be pleased to welcome non-members, who can Join CHCS then attend the event.

A provisional agenda for the meeting will be released nearer the event.

Under the Constitution any member may request additional items to be placed on the agenda by giving notice in writing to the Chairman at least 10 calendar days in advance of the AGM (4th November).

Nominations for Officers and Council membership (other than those existing Officers and Council members offering themselves for re-election) are required at least 30 days before the AGM (15th October).

Reports from the Officers and Sub-Groups will be sent not later than 7 days prior to the meeting.

Please note the meeting will commence promptly at 10:00 am. Coffee and tea will be available from 9:30 am and lunch will be provided at approximately 1:00 pm.

Provisional Annual Lecture Program

We are delighted to announce the first of our confirmed speakers for the Annual Lectures:

  • Darren Freezor, Department for TransportADR: what’s new for 2019: Round-up of transport of dangerous goods legislation changes

  • Gene Sanders, W. E. Train Consulting - Two Countries Divided by a Common Language : What to be aware of when exporting dangerous goods to the USA

  • Leo McDaid, HSE - Brexit and the future of UK chemicals regulation: Brexit impacts on chemicals legislation

  • Dr Carol Treasure, XCellR8 Ltd - Advances in in-vitro testing: Advances in in-vitro testing for regulatory compliance in the chemical industry

  • Mark Pemberton, GlobalMSDS Ltd – Intelligence based systems and databases for improving SDS and compliance

This program is still only provisional. Many thanks to our speakers for offering to attend. 


This year we will again be hosting a small table-top exhibition, featuring companies providing products and services to the “chemical hazard” community. 

If you would like to exhibit, please contact the CHCS Office.

Many thanks to our confirmed exhibitors:

Dura-ID Solutions

OHES Environmental 
Where to Buy Directory Chemicals, Plant & Services
British Association of Dangerous Goods Professionals (BADGP)

Met Engineering Limited

Please Note

Booking attendance at this AGM confirms that you already are a paid-up member or will be paying the membership subscription invoice that will have been issued to you.

CHCS Reserves the right to alter or cancel at any time due to circumstances beyond our control.

Substitutes are NOT accepted at this event.

CHCS is delighted to have an arrangement with the US-based Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC) whereby SCHC members can attend CHCS events at CHCS member-only rates and vice versa. If you are a member of SCHC and wish to attend this course, please email the CHCS Office at providing your name and organisation. We will verify your membership of SCHC then email you back, providing you with details of how to register. 

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  • Other events are in preparation


CHCS Membership is open to any person with an interest in chemical hazard communications. You can join by completing the simple on-line form at Join CHCS. Membership is currently £85.00 (+ £17.00 VAT where applicable; a total of £102.00).  

Contact CHCS

  • General, membership and events/training enquiries:, tel+ 44 (0) 333 210 2427 (option 1)

  • For all enquiries related to invoices, payments and any other accounting issues:, tel:
     + 44 (0) 333 210 2427 (option 2)

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