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SETAC Europe 12th Special Science Symposium
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SETAC Europe 12th Special Science Symposium

The 12th SETAC Europe Special Science Symposium will be a two-day symposium followed by a one day field visit, to be conducted 10-12 May 2016.

5/10/2016 to 5/12/2016
When: Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Where: Marivaux Congress & Seminar Centre
Boulevard Adolphe Max 98
Brussels 1000
Contact: SETAC Europe
32 2 772 72 81

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This symposium will provide guidance to risk managers, risk assessors and scientists involved in the development and use of risk mitigation tools in the context of PPP registration. The symposium will cover the following topics:
  • Presentation of the risk mitigation tools available in the area of ground water, surface water, in- and off-field organisms and functions protection;
  • Illustration of the implementation of these risk mitigation tools in the field - a field visit is organised to get participants familiar with risk mitigation options in situ;
  • Discussions on missing tools and the state of development, identification of the data to be generated to further develop these tools and discussion on alternative options until these tools are available;
  • Approaches to include risk mitigation measures in the risk assessment and decision making;
  • Illustration of the preparation of pesticide labelling in accordance with EU Regulation 547/2011 and proposed amendments;
  • Discussions on policy development needs and links with other regulatory framework including the new Common Agriculture Policy (CAP).