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Webinar: Regulatory Compliance Across the Product Life Cycle

This webinar will share how to implement risk management techniques throughout the product life cycle.

Audience: Open industry. All apparel and footwear industry professionals, regardless of AAFA membership, are encouraged to participate.


This webinar will demonstrate how applying risk management techniques throughout the product life cycle provides confidence in regulatory compliance.

Attendees of this webinar will discover:
  • Methods to identify potential hazards prior to any production. 
  • Chemical management techniques for compliant raw materials.
  • Reasonable testing practices for continued compliance.   


Sue DeRagon
Senior Technical Consultant 

Susan DeRagon is a Senior Technical Consultant at AI. With more than 30 years of experience she is a leading quality and safety expert on toys, children's products, promotional and licensed goods. She works closely with companies to provide the highest level of quality service and technical expertise in the area of regulatory compliance, product testing, quality control and assurance, safety evaluations and inspections.


Susan Lapetina
Senior Vice President, Education & Corporate Marketing
Susan Lapetina leads AAFA’s education, programming, and special events initiatives. An experienced executive in meetings, events, marketing, and strategic planning, she directs the association’s signature events, the Executive Summit, Hong Kong Summit, American Image Awards, as well as AAFA’s Board meetings. Susan launched AAFA’s international training conference series throughout Asia and built its webinar platform. Spearheading AAFA’s Elite sponsor program, Susan works closely with supplier members to bring them visibility and recognition among association members. Before joining AAFA in 1999, she was Principal of Marketing Evolutions, a strategic planning services firm focused on associations and nonprofits. She also served as the Director of Marketing at the International Association of Fire Chiefs and the American Society of Landscape Architects. A graduate of Canisius College, Susan is originally from upstate New York.

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11/9/2017 2:00 PM - 11/9/2017 3:00 PM
Eastern Time Online