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PROGRAMME


of XII International Conference "Multimodal Transport of Dangerous Goods"

Subject of the conference: "Safety of multimodal transport of dangerous goods is an international concern"

Date: 29-30 of May, 2013
Place: Saint-Petersburg, "Petrovskiy" hall of conference complex "Bourgeois" ("Rossia" hotel), St. Petersburg, ploshchad Chernyshevskogo, 11A

the 29th of May, Wednesday
09.00 - 09.30 Registration of the conference participants.
09.30 - 09.45 Start of the conference.

Formal opening session. Words of welcome by the Organizing Committee, guests of the conference and federal authority representatives.
09.45 - 10.00 Keynote speech by IDGCA Director General, Ognev M.I.
10.00 - 10.15 Role of nongovernmental organizations in creation of national regulatory and legal framework in the sphere of transport safety ensuring.
G.Y. Moshkov, IDGCA NPO.
10.15 - 10.25 Words of welcome by Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation.
Trusov N.K., Head of Transport Security Administration of Federal Marine and River Transport Agency.
10.25 - 11.15 Issues of importance in UN TDG Sub-Committee.
Olivier Kervella, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Secretary of the United Nations Subcommittee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods.
11.15 - 11.40 Coffee break.
11.40 - 12.05 Results of informal working group meeting which took place in Peterhof on the 28th of May and was concerned with usage of flexible bulk containers. Jeffrey M. Hart, Chairman of the United Nations Subcommittee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Head of Dangerous Goods Division, Department of Transport, UK.
12.05 - 12.35 Concerning Rostransnadzor (Federal Agency for Transport Supervision) activity on implementation of national legal and regulatory framework in the sphere of licensing of dangerous goods transport and cargo-handling operations with such goods.
Burtovoi V.P., Head of Department for supervision over licensing and registration of vessels of State Marine and River Supervision of Federal Agency for Transport Supervision.
12.35 - 12.50 BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research & Testing representatives speech (Germany).
12.50 - 13.05 Speech by Jeffrey M. Hart, Chairman of the United Nations Subcommittee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Head of Dangerous Goods Division, Department of Transport, UK.
13.05 - 13.20 International Union of Railways representatives speech (France).
13.20 - 14.10 Dinnerfor the conference participants.
14.10 - 14.25 Mission Transport de Matières Dangereuses DGPR / SRT / SDRA representatives speech.
14.25 - 14.40 Slovak Ministry of Transport representatives speech.
14.40 - 15.05 Coffee break.
15.05 - 15.30 International and national regulatory legal acts in the sphere of transport safety ensuring.
Korotkov B.P., IDGCA NPO expert in transport safety.
15.30 - 16.00 Changes to the Model regulations of the UN Recommendations on the transport of dangerous goods in respect of chrysotile.
Galitsyn V.A., hrysotile Association Executive Director.
16.00 - 16.30 Problems of implementation of the RF technical regulations requirements Concerning safety of marine transport facilities and Concerning safety of inland water transport facilities.
Prospective changes in international regulation of safety of dangerous goods transport by different modes of transport.
Karpovich E.B., chief of cargo securing laboratory of Central Scientific Research Institute of Marine Fleet CJSC.
16.30 - 17.30 Summarizing the results of the first conference day. Questions and answers.
18.00 - 22.00 Corporate dinner for the conference participants and guests.

the 30th of May, Thursday
09.00 - 09.25 Fundamental changes in Federal Law 116 dated the 20th of June, 1997 Concerning industrial safety of hazardous industrial facilities. Benefits and drawbacks of the new legislation.
Representative of Rostechnadzor (Russian Federal Service for Ecological, Technical and Atomic Supervision). Co-speaker Chebotarev A.A., National Bureau of Expertise Ltd. expert.
09.25 - 09.45 Ecological and toxicological problems in transportation of dangerous substances.
Ostanin V.G., Small enterprise regional toxicological and hygienic information center TOXI, principal specialist.
09.45 - 10.00 Problems in usage of tank containers for transport of dangerous goods at hazardous industrial facilities. Inconsistence between Rostechnadzor rules and ADR rules.
Orel V.V., Praksair Volgograd Ltd. Logistics Manager.
10.00 - 10.20 SAW RFID technologies as a means for improvement of dangerous goods transportation safety.
Kalinin V.A. Head of branch of MST Avangard JSC.
10.20 - 10.40 Multimodal transport of dangerous goods in tank containers. Prospects for development of this type of transport in Russia.
Tebenkov S.A., Transcontainer JSC Director of equipment operation.
10.40 - 11.00 Coffee break.
11.00 - 12.40 Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) and its implementation.
Olivier Kervella, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Secretary of the United Nations Subcommittee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods.
12.40 - 13.00 Role of safety data sheet in Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).
Chairman of Russian Research Center For Standardization, Information And Certification of Raw Products, Materials and Substances (FGUP VNICSMV).
13.00 - 13.20 Summarizing the results of the second conference day.
13.20 - 14.10 Dinner for the conference participants.
14.10 - 15.30 Roundtable discussion.
Conference decision making.
15.30 - 15.45 Formal closing.