About the Seminar-Workshop
Laboratory chemical wastes must be properly and safely managed, from its generation through handling, storage, and preparation for transport, disposal and treatment. This covers the responsibilities of the individuals generating the waste and the designated environmental services. Management of laboratory chemical wastes shall be conducted in accordance with the waste disposal policy of the company or institution generating the waste and all the applicable local, national and international regulations and laws.
In this regard, the Integrated Chemists of the Philippines (ICP), in celebration of the National Chemistry Week 2019, is organizing a seminar-workshop on Practical and Cost-Effective Solutions to Laboratory Chemical Wastes on 18 February 2019 at the Century Park Hotel in Manila. This seminar-workshop will offer practical and cost-effective solutions regarding the management of toxic and hazardous wastes generated in a chemical laboratory in accordance with regulations without posing danger to people and the environment we live in.
This seminar-workshop will cover the following topics:
1. Updated Philippine Regulations on Chemical Wastes
2. Classification of Chemical Waste
3. Handling and Storage of Laboratory Chemical Wastes
4. Disposal and Treatment of Laboratory Chemical Wastes
5. Safety Practices in the Chemical Laboratory
Who Should Attend This Seminar-Workshop?
Registered chemists and registered chemical technicians who are working as analysts in testing laboratories, as well as laboratory managers and owners are highly encouraged to attend this event to equip themselves on how to properly manage their facility’s chemical wastes. Laboratory technicians and custodians in schools, colleges, and universities, and educators working in the aforementioned institutions are likewise most welcome to attend.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
The CPD credit units for this event will be decided soon by the CPD Council of Chemistry. Kindly visit this page for updates.
CPD Provider Details. The ICP is accredited by the PRC as a provider of continuing professional development (CPD) units with accreditation number 2017-007, approved on 15 August 2017 and valid until 14 August 2020.
Registration Fees and Inclusions
The registration fees (per person; VAT-EXCLUSIVE) are as follows:
|Registration Type||Early Bird*||Regular / On-Site|
|Active^ ICP Member||PHP 2,500||PHP 3,000|
|Inactive/Non-ICP Member||PHP 3,000||PHP 3,500|
*Make sure to remit early bird payment by February 1 (Friday).
^Proof of unexpired ICP membership required.
• Payment and registration must be accomplished individually.
• The ICP shall accommodate only the first three-hundred (300) registered participants in the main conference venue.
• Your online registration must be accompanied by the respective full payment in order to be processed. Slot reservation is NOT allowed.
• Pay the exact amount as indicated. Any excess payment will be forfeited. Payments less than the total amount indicated will NOT be processed.
• If you have paid for your registration fee but failed to register, you will be classified as a walk-in participant.
• A limited number of walk-in participants may be accommodated on a “first-come, first-served” basis.
If your company opts to deduct the VAT from the payment, an additional 15% of the respective registration fee will be charged.
Registration fee covers the following: conference name tag, handouts, refreshments, lunch, relevant certificates. (Please note that certain items are not guaranteed for walk-in participants.)
How to Register
Kindly follow the two-step procedure below to register for this event.
(Note: Payment and registration must be accomplished individually.)
STEP 1: REMIT YOUR PAYMENT. Deposit your respective payment to the following bank account:
Bank: Bank of the Philippine Islands
Branch: Loyola Katipunan
Account Name: Integrated Chemists of the Philippines
Account Number: 3081-0830-95
• The participants are requested to respect the deadlines (stated above) for the remittance of payment.
• If your company opts to deduct the VAT from the payment, an additional 15% of the respective registration fee will be charged.
Payment may be settled through bank deposit (cash or check) or online transfer (one registrant per deposit slip / transaction). Make sure to scan or photograph your machine-validated deposit slip or screenshot your online transaction as you will need to attach it onto the online registration form in the next step.
STEP 2: ACCOMPLISH THE ONLINE FORM. Accomplish the event online registration form (link found below). For active ICP members: kindly include any proof of your active ICP membership (membership card, official receipt, membership confirmation message). Additional fees shall be applied once found otherwise.
Cancellation or Transfer Policy: Cancellation or transfer of registration to another qualified individual must be done on or before February 9 (Saturday). Contact Mr. Nick Tan (firstname.lastname@example.org) for this matter. All approved cancellations will be given a refund of 70% of the respective registration fee.
NOTE: Online registration is open until February 12 (Tuesday), 11:59PM. Make sure that you have remitted your respective payment and registered for the event to be classified as a pre-registered participant. If you have paid for your registration fee but failed to register, you will be classified as a walk-in participant. A limited number of walk-in participants may be accommodated on a “first-come, first-served” basis.
For general inquiries:
Ms. Julie Trinidad
Office Secretary, ICP
For letter of invitation requests, kindly provide only the following information: (1) name of intended receiver, (2) his/her position in the company, (3) company name, and (4) company address.
599 Pablo Ocampo Street,