Eurofins Product Testing A / S would like to invite you to participate in our VOC seminar that will focus on the new rules and regulations that have come and will come into force in Germany and across Europe.

We will also touch on the subject of new developments for VOC and what this means for manufacturers. We will have speakers from several relevant parts of the supply chain and also experts to discuss the legal requirements for VOC testing.

The seminar will be held at Frankfurt Airport conference center to accommodate the fact that many are travelling from all across Europe.

Preliminary Agenda

The following program has been confirmed for the seminar. Alterations may occur

09:45 – 10:00
Registration & coffee/tea

10:00 - 10:15
Introduction to seminar
Thomas Neuhaus, Head of Certification body VOC, Eurofins

10:15 – 10:45
M1-certification from Finland – A growing demand for low-emission building materials and furniture
Arja Valtanen, RTS

10:45 - 11:15
VOC emissions and sustainable building certification – BREEAM’s approach to improving indoor air quality
Chris Ward, BREEAM

11:15 - 11:30
Coffee break

11:30 - 12:30
New German regulation MVV TB and ABG – Evaluations from DIBt
Herr Misch/Frau Tykiel DIBt, Germany.

12:30 - 13:15
New rules for construction products and designs. Usability, marking and confirmations according to the new federal states’ building codes
Florian van Schewick, lawyer at REDEKER SELLNER DAHS

13:15 - 14:15
Lunch break

14:15 – 14:45
VOC Emission as part of the CE Label: startup of implementation
Outi Ilvonen, UBA (German Environmental Protection Agency)

14:45 - 15:15
Indoor Air Comfort Gold Certification
Thomas Neuhaus, Head of Certification body VOC, Eurofins

15:15 - 15:45
Indoor Air Comfort Gold in everyday use - Knauf Insulation
Mr. Vincent Briard, Sustainability & Product Regulatory Affairs Director, Knauf Insulation

15:45 - 16:00
Summary and end of official seminar
Thomas Neuhaus, Head of Certification body VOC, Eurofins

Coffee & Networking.

All registered participants will receive emails with relevant updates to the seminar.


Please contact Peter Grundtvig for registration