Congress Programme

DAY 1 – TUESDAY 13 NOVEMBER 2018
09.00 – 09.15 Welcome and Introduction
Dr Colin Ruscoe (BCPC)
Chair
Tony Pexton (BCPC)
09.15– 09.50 Topic title to be confirmed
Speaker to be announced
09.50 – 10.20 How will Brexit change crop protection for UK farmers and growers?
Chris Hartfield (NFU)
10.20 – 10.40 Brexit
Dave Bench (Chemicals at Health and Safety Executive)
Morning break 10.40 – 11.15
Chair
Dr Susannah Bolton (ADHB)
11.15 – 11.45 Issues and opportunities for agrichemicals in the New Zealand cropping industry
Nick Pyke (FAR NZ)
11.45 – 12.15 Anticipating the withdrawal of glyphosate in France: some technical and economic elements
Ludovic Bonin (ARVALIS – Institut du vegetal)
Chair
Dr Colin Ruscoe (BCPC)
12.15 – 12.45 Q&A Session
Lunch 12.45 – 14.00
Stream A – Regulatory Affairs
Chair to be announced
Stream B – Regulatory Science
Chair Steve Norman (RidgewayEco)
14.00 – 14.30 Progress in reviewing the Plant Protection Products and MRL Regulations  – Views of the Crop Protection Industry on information collected
Jean-Pierre Busnardo (DuPont Crop Protection)
 14.00 – 14.30 Read-Across Predictions of Toxicity: From Big Problems to Few Data
Professor Mark Cronin (Liverpool John Moores University)
14.30 – 15.00 Initiatives for enhancing the transparency of regulatory information and decision-making – Review and assessment by the Crop Protection Industry
Dr Martyn Griffiths (Bayer CropScience)
14.30 – 15.00 Topic title to be confirmed
David Esdaile (CITOX lab)
Afternoon break 15.00 – 15.30
Stream A Stream B
15.30 – 16.00 Topic title to be confirmed
Hans Mattar (ECCA)
15.30 – 16.00 Higher tier modelling for Europe: a framework
Dr Gerco Hoogeweg (Waterborne Environmental, Inc.)
16.00 – 16.30 EU REFIT of Pesticide legislation: Implications for future legislative changes
Euros Jones (ERM)
16.00 – 16.30 Recent developments in bee ecotoxicological testing
Selwyn Wilkins (Fera Science Ltd)
16.30 – 17.00 Why we are NOT going to get a data call in system in the EU anytime soon
Mike Carroll (Arysta LifeScience)
17.00 – 17.30 Can we improve protection of the environment and streamline the evaluation process for PPPs
Johan Axelman (Swedish Chemicals Agency)
DAY 2 – WEDNESDAY 14 NOVEMBER 2018
09:00 Chairman’s Introduction
Dr Colin Ruscoe (BCPC)
Plenary/ workshop
Speaker(s) to be announced CRD (Chemicals Regulation Directorate, UK HSE)
12.00 – 12.15 Close of Congress
Dr Colin Ruscoe (BCPC)

 

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