Final programme

Tuesday, 25 October
9:00 Registration
10:00 Welcome from SETAC Dave Arnold, SETAC Europe, BE
10:05 Welcome from the Scientific Steering Committee Leon van der Wal, JRC-European Commission, IT
Regulatory challenges, background of the BPD and of the new Regulation
10:15 Regulatory Challenges in the risk assessment of Biocides Leon van der Wal, JRC-European Commission, IT
11:00 Coffee break Posters & Exhibition
11:20 Harmonisation of the risk assessment of PPP, REACH and biocides Paul Mason, Cambridge Environmental Assessments, UK
12:00 Protection goals for environmental risk assessment of biocides Theo Brock, Alterra, NL
12:40 Discussion
13:05 Lunch Posters & Exhibition
Scientific developments in the effect assessment of Biocides
14:20 The fish embryo toxicity test as a screening method to predict the toxicity of biocidal products Anja Coors, ECT Eocotoxicology, DE
14:55 Effect assessment of biocide mixtures Tobias Porsbring, JRC-European Commission, IT
15:30 Coffee break Posters & Exhibition
16:00 A mesocosm study of Irgarol (as an example of a higher tier study for a biocide) Silvia Mohr, Fed Env Agency, DE
16:35 Mechanistic effect modelling for ecological risk assessment of biocides Thomas G. Preuss, RWTH Aachen University, DE
17:10 Discussion
17:40 Cocktail & Poster session Posters & Exhibition
19:00 Dinner
Wednesday, 26 October
8:30 Past, current and future issues regarding the environmental exposure assessment of biocides Virginia Rodriguez Unamuno, JRC-European Commission, IT
Scientific developments in the exposure assessment of Biocides
9:00 Update of the Emission scenario Document for wood preservatives Heike Schimmelpfennig, SCC, DE
9:30 Fate of chemicals in the sewage treatment plant (STP) Antonio Franco, Unilever, UK
10:00 Anticoagulant rodenticides, relating field measurements to protection goals Richard Shore, CEH, UK
10:30 Discussion
10:45 Coffee break Posters & Exhibition
Regulatory issues regarding the BPD, Product Authorisation and the new Regulation
11:10 Regulatory point of view Erik van de Plassche, ECHA, FI
11:45 An Industry view on the progress towards achieving the objectives of the BPD and prospects for the new Regulation Andy Adams, Bayer, DE
12:20 Lunch Posters & Exhibition
13:30 Loss rates of urban biocides can exceed those of agricultural pesticides Alfredo Alder, EAWAG, CH
14:05 Round table discussion, with chairs from all sessions
15:00 Conclusions & closing
15:45 Coffee & farewell


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