Plant Protection Products - Current Hot Topics in Ecotoxicology


Date: 6th December 2018, 10 am – 5 pm (CET)

Technical Sessions on Active Substances and Plant Protection Products in Regulatory Processes

Experts from the Institute for Plant Protection Products, directly involved in evaluation of active substances and plant protection products, offer a one-day session to address recent developments and updates in the field of ecotoxicology risk assessment to fulfill the requirements of Regulation (EC) 1107/2009.

Following topics will be covered:

  • Overview and update of harmonization processes in the central zone
  • New aquatic mixture toxicity risk assessment – current approach and future development
  • Recent EU legislation on bees and new EFSA risk assessment
  • Endocrine disruptors – identification and regulation
  • Austrian specific risk mitigation options and national requirements
  • Questions and Answers

Program: The final program of the one-day session will be provided to the registered participants prior to the event.
Target group:
Technical experts in ecotoxicology involved in the preparation, submission and/or evaluation of ecotoxicology risk assessments for approval of active substances and authorisations of plant protection products.

Maximum number of participants: 30 participants (first-come-first-serve basis)
Deadline for registration: 6 November 2018
Ansprechpartner für Veranstaltung:
Contact: AGES Akademie (
Ort: Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety
Spargelfeldstrasse 191
1220 Vienna
Veranstaltungsart: One-day technical session

Kosten: 541.67 € exkl. 20 % VAT (includes session notes, lunch and refreshments)