6th Annual Symposium on sustainable use of pesticides Directive- Integrated Pest Management in Arable Crops-31st Jan 2018

Hosted by MEP Pavel Poc, Vice-Chair of the ENVI Committee

When: 31st January 2018, 15h00 - 19h00

Where: Brussels, European Parliament, room A5E2

Simultaneous interpretation: EN, IT, FR

The symposium is web-streamed live on the following websites (in English, French and Italian):

www.ibma-global.org

www.pan-europe.info   

www.regenag.co.uk

Local debates will be organized in:

Switzerland: Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), (more info: www.fibl.org)

Germany: IBMA Austrian/Germany and University of Hohenheim

Sweden: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Uppsala BioCenter, (more info: margareta.hokeberg [at] slu.se)

Portugal: Quercus and several Universities (more info: www.quercus.pt)

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Programme

14.00 – 15.00  Coffee and Cake

15.00-15.20       Welcome by our host Pavel Poc MEP, Vice Chair of the ENVI Committee

  •      Introduction by Michael Hamell, Professor of Agriculture, University College Dublin (chair and moderator)

15.20-16.30      The arable sector in EU – where are we heading?

Debate: with speakers and MEPs Nicola Caputo and Pavel Poc

16.30- 17. 40     Debate: mainstreaming IPM in arable – what can achieve it now?

5 minutes reactions from: Evert Hamblok Koppert Pseudomonas product as the first successful microorganism based product widely used in arable crop, Elisa Beitzen-Heineke Biocare for controlling insects pests with dromes and Paolo Barberi Sant’Anna University Pisa for integrated weed control based on rotations and mechanical control

17.40-18.50     Debate: integrating IPM fully into EU policy making and practices

Debate: with speakers and MEPs: Jytte Guteland, Karin Kadenbach

18.50 Conclusion by Michael Hamell and Pavel Poc   

19.00 End of conference

CHAIRMAN'S CONCLUSIONS (by Michael Hamell)>>

Recording

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For further information see: 

 'IPM working with nature', giving some concrete examples on what IPM should actually mean according to the EU Directive on Sustainable Use of Pesticides

Presentations of earlier years SUD symposiums:

PAN Europe gratefully acknowledges the financial support from the European Union, European Commission, DG Environment, Life programme. Sole responsibility for this event lies with the authors and the funders are not responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained herein.

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