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Biocides Symposium


The Biocides Symposium, organized by the BiocidesHub will take place from 11th May to the 13th May 2015 at the Grand Hotel Union Liubljana in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The conference will cover areas like Treated articles - new guidance and Regulation, An update on regulatory requirements for new EU Member State Croatia and other Member States including Slovenia, Czech Republic and Hungary, EU Enforcement on treated articles, Problem areas with Letters of Access, Data sharing and consortia formation.

Timings

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM (May 11) (General)
09:45 PM - 04:45 PM (May 12) (General)
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM ( May 13) (General)
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Paid Ticket Starts from 850 EUR View Details

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1200 DelegatesEstimated Count

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11-13 May 2015


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Piet Blancquaert

Piet Blancquaert

Owner, pIEt Consulting BVBA at pIEt Consulting BVBA Belgium
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Peter Kugel

Peter Kugel

Partner at VVGB Avocats/Advocaten Belgium
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Gosia Oledzka

Gosia Oledzka

Regulatory Specialist Biocide EMEA at Ecolab Belgium
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Adrian Krygsman

Adrian Krygsman

Director at Troy Corporation United States
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Daniel Esch

Daniel Esch

Scientific Officer (Phd) at Federal Institute for Occupational Health and... Germany
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Leondina Della Pietra

Leondina Della Pietra

Project Manager presso ReachCentrum at ReachCentrum Belgium
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Sara Kirkham

Sara Kirkham

Senior Consultant at CEHTRA UK LTD. Nottingham, United Kingdom

Schedule & Agenda

Mon, 11 May09:00 AM - 09:15 AMCoffee and Registratio
Mon, 11 May09:00 AM - 09:15 AMChairu2019s Introduction
Mon, 11 May09:15 AM - 09:25 AMKeynote Address:
Goran Novokovic, On behalf of the President of theChamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia (CCIS)(Mr Samo Hribar Milic)
Mon, 11 May09:25 AM - 09:40 AMThe BPR In Force , update on status quo, changes, new Annex 1, overview on fees, 1st authorisation, mutual recognition, upcoming deadlines, DG Sanco BPR-PPP synergies for product authorisation
Ludovic Chatelin, European Commission, Belgium (tbc)
Mon, 11 May09:40 AM - 10:15 AMTreated Articles u2013 new Guidance and Regulation
What has changed by the amendment of the BPR?u2022 Trends in the interpretation and guidanceu2022 Views from different industriesu2022 Potential workload for all parties involvedPiet Blancquaert, Piet Consulting, Belgium
Mon, 11 May10:15 AM - 10:40 AMTreated Articles u2013 new Guidance and Regulation
What has changed by the amendment of the BPR?u2022 Trends in the interpretation and guidanceu2022 Views from different industriesu2022 Potential workload for all parties involvedPiet Blancquaert, Piet Consulting, Belgium
Mon, 11 May10:40 AM - 11:00 AMRefreshments and networking
Mon, 11 May11:00 AM - 11:15 AMCurrent Hot Issues (mainly on u2018Article 95u2019)
u2022 How to check your supplier is on the list, what to do if not,u2022 What happens after the 1 Sept 2015 deadline?u2022 Update on the review programme including upcoming deadlinesSpeaker from ECHA, Finland
Mon, 11 May11:15 AM - 11:40 AMFee Overview under the BPR - Update
u2022 EU Fee regulationu2022 Fee structure: Basic fee and Top-up feeu2022 National Feesu2022 Consequences for IndustryNathalie Hanon, Regulatory Affairs Manager Europe,Troy Chemical Company B.V., The Netherlands
Mon, 11 May11:40 AM - 12:05 PMManagement of in-situ systems under the BPR
u2022 Legal background - In-situ systems in the scope of the BPRu2022 Requirements and transitional measuresu2022 Any news? Latest developments on in-situ systemsDaniel ESCH, Scientific Officer, BAuA, Germany
Mon, 11 May12:05 PM - 12:45 PMLunch and networking
Mon, 11 May12:45 PM - 01:45 PMIn the following countries:
u2022 Cost and feesu2022 Mutual recognitionu2022 Data issues and data sharingu2022 National product authorisation issues for SMEs in thespecific countriesu2022 Strategies to maintain your product on the marketrecommended by CA
Mon, 11 May01:45 PM - 02:45 PMRefreshments and networking
u2022 Croatia - the youngest EU Member Stateu2022 Czech Republicu2022 Hungaryu2022 SerbiaVesna Ternifi, Ministry of Health, Chemicals Officeof the Republic of SloveniaIvana Vrhovac Filipovic, MSc, Ministry of Health,Department of Chemicals and Biocidal Products, Croatia
Mon, 11 May02:45 PM - 03:20 PMRefreshments and networking
Mon, 11 May03:20 PM - 03:45 PMData Sharing and consortia formation for active substance/product data and product authorisation
Peter Kugel, Partner, VVGB, Belgium
Mon, 11 May03:45 PM - 04:10 PMProblem areas with Letter of Access before and during the authorisation process.
Koen van Maldegem, Partner, Field Fisher Waterhouse,Belgium
Mon, 11 May04:10 PM - 04:35 PMConsortium for Biocides
1 Biocides Consortium Launchu2022 Goalsu2022 Benefitsu2022 Structure2 Cost Comparisonu2022 National Authorisationu2022 Union Authorisation3 Case study Analysis4 Wrap UpLeondina della Pietra, ReachCentrum, Belgium
Mon, 11 May04:35 PM - 05:00 PMBiocides Consortium Launch
Goalsu2022 Benefitsu2022 Structure2 Cost Comparisonu2022 National Authorisationu2022 Union Authorisation3 Case study Analysis4 Wrap UpLeondina della Pietra, ReachCentrum, Belgium
Mon, 11 May05:00 PM - 05:30 PMCocktails/Close of Day One
Tue, 12 May08:45 AM - 09:00 AMSurviving the BP Legislation - Experience of the Slovenian Chemical Industry
Branko Petrovic. TRC Jub, d.o.o., Chair of the WorkingGroup on Biocides, CCIS - Association of ChemicalIndustries of Slovenia
Tue, 12 May09:00 AM - 09:15 AMAn SME Company's view on crosscutting issues: BP vs REACH and CLP
Marko Grcar, Belinka Perkemija d.o.o., Slovenia
Tue, 12 May09:15 AM - 09:40 AMExperiences gained during the preparation for First Union Authorisation
u2022 Experiences with Evaluating Competent Authority andexternal expertsu2022 Key learningsu2022 Potential burdens for future applicantsu2022 List of dos and donu2019ts for future applicantsGosia Oledzka , Ecolab, Belgium
Tue, 12 May09:40 AM - 10:05 AMAuthorisation of Product Families u2013 first lessons learned
The presentation will focus on how applicants shouldapproach preparation of an application for a product familyand the benefits of this type of authorisation. The followingtopics will be discussed:u2022 Organisation of the application: The definition of a biocidalproduct family (BPF) and the introduction of meta SPCu2022 Justifying a BPF product groupingu2022 Consortia and BPF authorisationsu2022 Determination of a test programmeu2022 How to approach the risk assessmentu2022 Post-approval activities.
Tue, 12 May10:05 AM - 10:30 AMExample of an SME application for authorisation of an antifouling substance
Cecilia Ohlauson, Regulatory Affairs Manager, I-TechAB, Sweden
Tue, 12 May10:30 AM - 11:45 AMRefreshments and networking
Tue, 12 May11:00 AM - 11:25 AMIndustry Review on Present Developments on Treated Articles
u2022 Why are Treated Articles so Important?u2022 Synopsis of Regulatory Approachesu2022 Recent Developments in Treated Article Regulationu2022 Industries Wish ListAdrian Krygsman,Director, Product Registration,Troy Corporation, USA
Tue, 12 May11:25 AM - 11:50 AMIndustry Review on Present Developments on Treated Articles
u2022 Recent Developments in Treated Article Regulationu2022 Industries Wish ListAdrian Krygsman,Director, Product Registration,Troy Corporation,
Tue, 12 May11:45 AM - 11:00 AMEU enforcement on treated articles
CLEEN u2013 project on Treated Articlesu2022 Involved countriesu2022 The regulationu2022 Labellingu2022 The outcome so farMargareta Daho, Kemi (Swedish Chemicals Agency).Sweden
Tue, 12 May11:50 AM - 12:15 PMLunch and networking
Tue, 12 May12:15 PM - 01:15 PMBPR and recent developments in REACH and CLP
u2022 CLP: Deadline 1 June 2015 for the classification of mixturesu2022 REACH: Deadline 1 June 2015 for safety data sheetsu2022 general overview on potentially Marko Susnik, Austrian Economic Chamber, Austria
Tue, 12 May01:15 PM - 01:40 PMApplication, Regulation and Potential Health Hazards of Biocidal Products in Food Contact Materials
ocidal Products in Food Contact Materialsu2022 Introduction: Biocides and food contact materialsu2022 Surface biocides, process biocides, biocides in activepackagingu2022 Regulatory backgroundu2022 Migration, exposure and contaminationu2022 Health hazards and environmental impact
Tue, 12 May01:40 PM - 02:05 PMBiocidal Products (BP) & Plant Protection Products (PPP)
Borderline between the two regimesu2022 Main commonalities and differences; dual authorizationsu2022 Examples of borderline cases and effect of the claimDr Antje ArmstroffDr Knoell Consult, Germany
Tue, 12 May02:05 PM - 02:30 PMBiocidal Products (BP) & Plant Protection Products
Borderline between the two regimesu2022 Main commonalities and differences; dual authorizationsu2022 Examples of borderline cases and effect of the claimDr Antje ArmstroffDr Knoell Consult, Germany
Tue, 12 May02:30 PM - 02:45 PMRefreshments and networking
Tue, 12 May03:15 PM - 03:40 PMEarly Warnings for producers on sustainable use issues
Elisabeth Ruffinengo, Health & Environment AdvocacyOfficer, WECF France
Tue, 12 May03:40 PM - 04:05 PMMaximum residue levels and their role in the authorisation process u2013 Status Quo
Stephan Solloch, Environmental & Food Safety- Regulatory Affairs Emea - Product Testing &Assessment, Ecolab, Germany (tbc)
Tue, 12 May04:05 PM - 04:05 PMClose of SymposiumClose of Symposium
Wed, 13 May09:00 AM - 12:30 PMElectronic Submissions tools u2013 IUCLID/
With the introduction of mandatory electronic data submissionunder the BPR, many companies are facing the IUCLID datamanagement software and R4BP biocides IT system for the firsttime. For those new to the information systems, or those that are lostand bewildered, this session is designed to unravel the mysteries.Dr Thomas Gildemeister, Reach ChemConsult GMbH
Wed, 13 May01:30 PM - 04:00 PMRodenticid es Labelling for biocides and treated articles
How companies can put new guidance into practice, to includelabelling, comparative assessment and timelines for product andsubstance renewalu2022 CEHTRA This workshop will provide you with the basic labellingrequirements for biocidal products, comparing products whichare already authorized under the BPR with those still in thetransition period. Based on practical examples the influence ofthe CLP Regulation focussing in particular on the transition fromthe dangerous preparation directive, the changes based on UNGHS and the re-classification of ingredients will be explained.Additionally, possible solutions for labelling of treated articlesas well as labelling requirements for biocidal products/treatedarticles in other jurisdictions (eg detergents, paints, medicaldevices, plant protection products, cosmetic products) will bediscussed.Christian Gruendling, FCIO, Austria

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850 EURBoth conference days
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