The 7th Annual European Biocide Conference

Date: 4 June 2019

Venue: Steigenberger Hotel, Düsseldorf

Price: £350 + VAT (inclusive of complimentary drinks reception on the evening of Monday 3 June)

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TSGE Forum’s 7th Annual European Biocide Conference will this year focus on regulatory challenges facing the industry.

Consolidating our two previous annual events in Brussels and Prague, the 2019 programme will cover:

• PT 19 Efficacy of repellents
• Non-standard efficacy testing
• Endocrine disruption
• Practical aspects of creating BPR dossiers
• BPR dossier management from the evaluating authority perspective
• Transitional National Registrations in Poland
• Brexit update

This event is aimed at a mix of those involved in biocides (manufacturers, formulators, retailers), academics, civil servants (regulatory officials), consultants (representing industry) and contract laboratory representatives.

Biocide Workshop, Monday 3 June 2019

In this round table informal workshop, TSG representatives will consider the practical aspects of PT 18 dossier preparation including human health risk assessment, environmental risk assessment and efficacy requirements and testing to support intended uses. The workshop is aimed at those with limited experience in dossier preparation and will focus on the spray application of PT18 products Please come prepared with your questions and take advantage of our experts insecticide specific experience navigating the BPR!

The workshop is complimentary for anyone attending the main conference but please register in advance. Lunch will be served from 12:30 with the workshop commencing at 14:00


Tuesday 4 June 2019

08.00 – 09.00 Registration
09.00 – 09.10 Introduction to the conference
Chair: Dr Louis Wyness (TSG Consulting)
09.10 – 09.40 UK Biocidal Products Regulation - following the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union
John Bewley (Chemicals at Health and Safety Executive)
09.40 – 10.10 Lessons learnt from BPR dossier management and evaluation
Isabel Kriegl (Umweltbundesamt GmbH, Austrian Environmental Agency)
10.10 – 10.45 Morning break
10.45 – 11.15 Transitional national registrations in Poland
Marta Osówniak (Polish Office for Registration of Medicinal Products, Medical Devices and Biocidal Products)
11.15 – 11.45 Danish EPA experience with biocidal product National Authorisations and Union Authorisations
Birgitte Skou Cordua (Danish Environmental Protection Agency)
11.45 – 12.00 Q&A session
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
Chair Martin Richards (Linmark Consulting GmbH)
13.00 – 13.30 National and union authorisation of biocidal product families – Submission and evaluation experience
Samantha Walker (TSG Consulting)
13.30 – 14.00 Biocides and Endocrine Disruptor Assessment - a shared experience of complying with the new guidance
Steve Ruckman (TSG Consulting)
14.00 – 14.30 Afternoon break
14.30 – 15.00 When standard efficacy testing just isn’t enough
David Ashworth (Klarus Consulting)
15.00 – 15.30 PT 19 efficacy from BioGenius’s perspective
Karl-Heinz Lüpkes (BioGenius GmbH)
15.30 – 16.00 Final Q&A Session
16.00 Close of Conference

Programme subject to change

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