New Sustainability Requirements for Biocides

This online training will provide you with up-to-date knowledge on the new sustainability requirements within the framework of the Biocidal Products Regulation 528/2012.

13.10.2022
Online Training | Die Akademie Fresenius GmbH
 Save date
Provisional ReservationBook now

OverviewProgrammeSpeakersVenuePrices & Services

Overview

This online training will provide you with up-to-date knowledge on the new sustainability requirements within the framework of the Biocidal Products Regulation 528/2012. Besides important legal issues, the training will discuss different scientific aspects like the “one substance, one assessment“ approach as well as natural origin, low risk biocides. The training also provides you with an assessment of the impact of the CSS on innovation and the availability of biocidal products in the EU.

Learning Objectives:

  • Stay up-to-date on new requirements and respective legal issues
  • Learn about challenges and developments in the context of risk assessment
  • Receive an impact analysis and outlook for the future

Who should attend this training?

Professionals working in the fields of:

  • Legal and regulatory affairs
  • Risk assessment
  • Product safety and management
  • Research and development
  • Regulatory science

Sectors that should take part:

  • Biocides industry
  • Consultancies
  • Professional associations

Picture Credit: © Ayub Irawan – AdobeStock, © Vafa – AdobeStock

 

Programme

PLEASE NOTE: The indicated times refer to Central European Summer Time CEST.

For further time zones, please view here.



Thursday, 13 October 2022 | 10:00 – 13:15
10:00
Welcome and introduction
New sustainability requirements for biocides: legal issues
  • Article 18 of the BPR
  • March 2016 Commission Report to European Parliament and Council on sustainable use of biocides
  • Green Deal: The Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability (CSS) and Zero Pollution Action Plan and its impact on biocides
  • Legal issues for sustainability in biocide risk assessments
Biocides and sustainability from a scientific point of view
  • One substance one assessment: Which methodology to follow?
  • Sustainable chemistry for biocides, at what level?
  • Natural origin, low risk biocides?
Impact and future outlook
  • The societal value of biocides and the need for a comprehensive sustainability approach beyond BPR regulatory requirements
  • Potential impacts of CSS and new sustainability criteria on innovation and availability of biocidal products in the EU
  • Will the new sustainability criteria for biocides increase the need to engage with national and EU authorities for approvals/renewals?
Summary and discussion
13:15
End of the online training

Speakers

Name

Company

Piet Blancquaert

ARCHE Consortia, Belgium

Piet Blancquaert is Biologist by training with specialisation and PhD’s in ecology and toxicology. He has over 20 years of experience in the biocides and plant protection products industries and started his own consultancy business in 2010 where he is focusing on the Biocidal Products Regulation and its impact on the business. His experience allows him to assist companies in their strategies to run a successful business in compliance with the complex European legislative framework. Together with Arche Consulting he also started Arch Consortia to deal with consortia allowing an efficient preparation, submission and follow-up of applications for product authorisations under the BPR.

moreless

Natalie Konings

Fieldfisher, Belgium

Natalie Konings is a Senior Associate with the EU Regulatory Group at Fieldfisher Brussels. She practices in highly regulated fields, in the areas of European Union and Belgian environmental and regulatory laws, with a specific focus on sustainability requirements, data protection and disclosures. She delivers advice in the chemical and life-science industries and handles environmental and sustainability law issues with specific focus on issues surrounding sustainability such as waste management, green initiatives and sustainability strategies. She is also regularly involved in agrochemical and biocidal sectors as well as commodity chemicals. Natalie advises companies on a wide range of business law and contractual matters relating to their presence in Europe. Her expertise covers all aspects from contractual law, data protection, environmental liability, data sharing & compensation, imports and distribution. She is also often involved in litigation and represents clients in front of arbitration instances.

moreless

Eduardo Mulas

EPPA, Belgium

Eduardo Mulas joined EPPA in 2010, where he has been working on advocacy in the areas of Environment, Health and Innovation with a focus on the interface between EU Institutions and Member States. Over the years, Eduardo has developed a unique regulatory, policy and political expertise in the field of Chemicals, Biocides and Agro-Chemicals, intensively working both on large EU legislative and policy fields (Review of BPR, PPPR, REACH, CLP, F-Gas among many others) and on regulatory approval dossiers under comitology for Biocides, CLH, Plant Protection Products, Food and Feed Additives.

moreless

Koen Van Maldegem

Fieldfisher, Belgium

Koen’s practice focuses on EU regulatory, business and competition law, with an emphasis on chemicals, pesticides, biocides and cosmetics. He advises international and Belgian companies on chemicals, environmental law, regulatory compliance, and free movement of products throughout the EU. His expertise covers regulatory counselling at the EU and Member State level regarding data protection, data sharing and data compensation, task force formation and management, sustainability issues, and distribution and supply agreements for pesticides, biocides and chemicals. He is also specialised in solving the antitrust issues potentially arising in these areas. Koen also handles product defence litigation before European and national courts and has authored articles on biocides, data sharing and antitrust legislation.

moreless

Venue

Online Training
This training is going to be held online.
Your Hotline for technical questions:
Phone : +49 231 75896-50
Email: infoakademie-fresenius.de
www.akademie-fresenius.de

Prices & Services

Participation Fee: € 395.00 plus VAT.

The registration fee includes the following benefits:

  • Participation in the Online Event
  • Event Documentation (available via download from our website)
  • Certificate of attendance

Representatives of an authority or a public university are therefore eligible for a reduced fee of € 295.00 plus VAT per person (please provide evidence). The reduced fee cannot be combined with other rebates.

Group Reductions
For joint bookings received from one company we grant a 15% discount from the third participant onwards.

Terms of Cancellation / Book without Risk
You can cancel your participation in our online events free of charge and without giving reasons in writing up to 1 week before the start of the event. In the case of later cancellations and non-login to the online event, no participation fees can be refunded.
In this case, however, you will receive access to the documentation after the event.
You can name a substitute participant free of charge at any time.

Claudia Werner

Your Contact

Claudia Werner
Inhalt und Konzeption

+49 231 75896-83
cwernerakademie-fresenius.de

Claudia Werner

Your Contact

Claudia Werner
Inhalt und Konzeption

+49 231 75896-83
cwernerakademie-fresenius.de

Claudia Werner

Your Contact

Claudia Werner
Inhalt und Konzeption

+49 231 75896-83
cwernerakademie-fresenius.de

Danielle Sörries

Your Contact

Danielle Sörries
Organisation und Teilnehmermanagement

+49 231 75896-74
dsoerriesakademie-fresenius.de

Danielle Sörries

Your Contact

Danielle Sörries
Organisation und Teilnehmermanagement

+49 231 75896-74
dsoerriesakademie-fresenius.de

Display / Supplement

Present your Company at the Event.

You can personally present your products and services directly to your specified target group. We are happy to provide you with further information on our range of available options – from displaying company information at the reception counter to presenting your company with an exhibition stand.

We would be pleased to assist you personally:

Analisa Mills

Analisa Mills
Phone: +49 231 75896-77
amillsakademie-fresenius.de

Press Contact

We offer journalists and editors a platform where they can get in touch with the experts.

If you are the editor of a specialist publication and interested in a press pass or media partnership, please contact us well in advance. We are happy to advise you.


Please contact us:

Katharina Geraridis

Katharina Geraridis
Phone: +49 231 75896-67
presseakademie-fresenius.de