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Building Innovation Summit 2021- Global Market Access

View sessions from our virtual Building Innovation Summit, where UL experts shared insights on global market access in the built environment.

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The built environment industry is transforming faster in recent times, as the COVID-19 pandemic changed how the construction industry does business. New technologies and practices, stricter safety and security regulations will continue to bring challenges to industry professionals. Construction industry trends will bring rapid changes in global markets.

This on-demand virtual event features informative sessions given by UL safety experts on a range of topics impacting the built environment, safety and security. Hear what UL safety experts have to say about:

- California Market access (Chinese subtitles available)

- Components of Third-Party Product Certification in a Global Marketplace

- Market Access to Latin America

- Market access to Australia and New Zealand

- Market access to Europe

- Market access to China

 

Learning objectives

Gain insights into the built environment Global Market access

Speakers

David Castillo, supervising engineer, CSFM – Cal Fire

Victor Wong, mechanical engineer, CSFM – Cal Fire

Jinaki Bahati, associate governmental program analyst- Cal Fire

Taylor Machado, office technician, CSFM – Cal Fire

Ghanem (Joe) Zureikat, business development manager, UL

Matthew Wright, built environment manager, UL

Interview with Edwardo DelMuro, lead government affairs, UL

Chris Miles, regional business director, UL

Jack Xu, business director, UL

Webinar date

August 31st to September 2nd 2021  

California Market Access – What do you need to know and how can UL help?

David Castillo, the California State Fire Marshall (CSFM) Building Materials Listing (BML) program supervisor and UL’s Ghanem (Joe) Zureikat discuss the state of California’s BML program requirements and recent changes as well as UL’s support enabling organizations to access the California market.

  • Get an overview of the BML program and California state requirements
  • Learn what is required versus voluntary listing
  • Discover how to get your product listed

Components of Third-Party Product Certification in a Global Marketplace

Product conformity represents the foundation of safety outcomes. As global supply chains become more complex and stakeholders develop a more discerning need for trust, confidence in product conformity has never been more important. This session explores global best practices and discusses the advantages of third-party product certification to help you ask important questions and make informed decisions regarding product selection and use.

  • How third-party product certification is different from other methods used to demonstrate product conformity
  • Components of third-party product certification
  • Questions to ask about product conformity to make informed decisions regarding product selection and use

Market Access to Latin America

In this one-on-one interview with Eduardo DelMuro, learn more about the Latin America region and the role of Built Environment within Latin America.  Eduardo DelMuro provides insight as to the current opportunities, challenges and product compliance requirements which exist in their region of expertise.  The interview concludes with a discussion on critical issues and a forecast of possible trends for the Built Environment in Latin America.

Market Access to Australia and New Zealand

In this one-on-one interview with Matthew Wright, learn more about the Australia and New Zealand region and the role of Built Environment within Australia and New Zealand.  Matthew Wright provides insight as to the current opportunities, challenges and product compliance requirements which exist in their region of expertise.  The interview concludes with a discussion on critical issues and a forecast of possible trends for the Built Environment in the Australia and New Zealand region. 

Market Access to Europe

In this one-on-one interview with Chris Miles, learn more about the European region and the role of Built Environment within Europe.  Chris Miles provides insight as to the current opportunities, challenges and product compliance requirements which exist in their region of expertise.  The interview concludes with a discussion on critical issues and a forecast of possible trends for the Built Environment in Europe and in the UK.

Market Access to China

In this one-on-one interview with Jack Xu, learn more about the China region and the role of Built Environment within China.  Jack Xu provides insight as to the current opportunities, challenges and product compliance requirements which exist in their region of expertise.  The interview concludes with a discussion on critical issues and a forecast of possible trends for the Built Environment in China.

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