Prague Biocide Conference 2018: Focus on SMEs - Keeping up with the progress on active substance approvals

Date: 21 - 22 June 2018

Venue: Hotel Occidental Praha (formerly known as Barceló Praha Hotel), Prague

Price: £390 + VAT

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Opening with a regulatory update from ECHA, the European Chemicals Agency, TSGE Forum’s annual conference will focus on the experience and challenges of SMEs in respect to Mutual Recognition procedures and further progress made in active substance approvals.

Delegates will also hear about the latest developments from member state competent authority Ctgb, as well as learn from other experts on topics including industry experience with union authorisation, risk assessments of disinfection by-products & insecticides products, and BPR dossier project management & submission.

Targeted at all stakeholders in the biocides industry from regulatory compliance service providers and manufacturers to suppliers and distributors, the conference is ideal for meeting a wide range of EU regulators, experts and industry participants from across Europe.

The conference also provides plenty of networking opportunities, including a drinks reception.



Thursday 21 June 2018

08.00 – 09.00 Registration
09.00 – 09.10 Introduction to the conference
Chair: Dr Louis Wyness (TSG Consulting)
09.10 – 09.55 Regulatory update
Adél Janka (ECHA)
09.55 – 10.25 Authorities perspective on union and national authorisation experiences and recommendations
Dr Marcel Hulsman (Ctgb)
10.25 – 10.45 Q&A session
10.45 – 11.15 Morning break
11.15 – 11.45 Product authorisation: industry experience with union authorisation
Dr Mandy Osterloh (Dow Microbial Control)
11.45 – 12.15 Legal aspects of dossier preparation, data sharing & transparency 
Peter Kugel (VVGB Advocaten)
12.15 – 12.30 Q&A session
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 14.00 Union authorisation: experiences
Gosia Oledzka (ECOLAB)
14.00 – 14.30 Getting ready for BPR
Séverine Macke (TSG Consulting)
14.30 – 15.00 “Would you please tell me, which way to go from here?” Looking for the correct active substance
Tatjana Röder (aquagroup AG)
15.00 – 15.30 Afternoon break
15.30 – 16.30 Panel discussion with all speakers
16.30 End of day one


Friday 22 June 2018

08.00 – 09.00 Registration
  Chair: Dr Louis Wyness (TSG Consulting)
09.00 – 09.30 Risk Assessment of disinfection by-products
Dr Francesca Fasano (Chemsafe Srl)
09.30 – 10.00 Risk assessment of insecticides products – challenge and opportunities

Dr Thomas Raas (Redebel Regulatory Affairs)

10.00 – 10.15 Q&A session
10.15 – 10.45 Morning break
10.45 – 11.15 Assessment of the efficacy of co-formulants of biocidal products
Dr Mike Baldry (Antec International Ltd)
11.15 – 11.45 BPR dossier preparation management, regulatory and management challenges
Dr Antonio Conto (Chemsafe Srl)
11.45 – 12.15 Panel discussion with all speakers
12.15 – 12.30 Closing remarks and end of the conference
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch

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We are sorry but registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact us if you would like to know if spaces are still available.