DGIS VIII Days 3 & 4: Wrap Up & Announcement for DGIS IX in Scottsdale, AZ!

Day 3:

Thursday night attendees joined us for Labelmaster Fest in the Grand Ballroom where they visited stations enabling them to learn more about Labelmaster Packaging, Books, Labels & Software Solutions.

Labelmaster Staff Discuss Solutions with Attendees

Labelmaster Staff Discuss Solutions with Attendees

Attendees Learn about Labelmaster's Air International Regualtions Solutions

Attendees Learn about Labelmaster’s Air International Regualtions Solutions

Day 4:

Friday is the last day of the Symposium and started off with a full house listening to Bryce Richardson, Rhonda Jessop and Leonard Fialdini host a Dangerous Goods Information System (DGIS) focus group.

Final sessions of the morning included;

Auditing:  A Waste of Time?

Emergency Response in a Digital World

GHS; Implications and Opportunities for Instructors

DG Myth Busters

Round Table Discussions

Attendees at a Friday DGIS VIII Session

Attendees at a Friday DGIS VIII Session

Paul Burges, DGSA, Discussing GHS

Paul Burges, DGSA, Discussing GHS

And finally closing remarks on reflections from DGIS IIIV and looking ahead to DGIS IX 2014 which is being held September 3-5 2014 in Scottsdale Arizona.  We look forward to seeing you there!

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  1. Reeta Gupta said:

    In India, the Ministry of Commerce has an autonomous Insitute called Indian Institute of Packaging, which is the only authorised body for providing the UN Certificate for transport of hazardous materials.
    We must encourage ‘safety’ as the first prerogative of shipping hazardous materials. Exporters should appreciate that they have to put human lives first before minor cost savings that will accrue due to non compliance.
    As we all know, wef January 1, 2010, the IMDG code has been made compulsory for all the UN signatory companies involved in export of hazardous goods by ship. Likewise for air, the ICAO guidelines/IATA Manual is compulsory for all the air transport operators of hazardous goods.

    “ As a norm, packaging materials depend upon the degree of danger of the product packed inside. Generally, Group-1 type of package is for materials having highest degree of danger, package group-2 for medium danger materials and group-3 for less danger ones. These packaging materials can be steel drum, plastic drums, jerry cans, cardboard boxes, flexible woven sacks, composite materials etc
    Do let us know your views on the above and also let me know if I can send any more India specific information

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