11th Biocidal Products Regulation Symposium

March 23, 2023
Sheraton, Brussels Airport (BE)

ARCHE Consulting and pIEt Consulting invite you to join their 11th BPR Symposium to be held on 23 March 2023 in Brussels (9am - 5pm).

Registration is open for our in-person Symposium with an agenda focused on the latest developments in biocides regulation.

This symposium is sponsored by:

Programme

08:45-09:15
Registration and coffee

09:15-09:30
Welcome

09:30-10:00
Renewal of active substances – Céline Leroy (FOD)

10:00-10:30
Will the extension of the Review Programme open a “Pandora’s Box”? – Koen Van Maldegem and Gerard McElwee (Fieldfisher)

10:30-11:00
Coffee break

11:00-11:15
Addressing Substances of Concern in a BPR dossier – Barbara Dhoop (ARCHE Consulting)

11:15-11:30
Physical hazards can pose a risk for your BPR dossiers – Linh-Dan Ngo (ARCHE Consulting)

11:30-11:45
Efficacy data, from annex to pillar under your BPR dossier – Stijn Van Hees (ARCHE Consulting)

11:45-12:00
Q&A

12:00-13:00
Lunch

13:00-13:30
Simplified authorisations for low risk biocides – Cindy Van der Meer (Ctgb)

13:30-14:00
Efficacy evaluation of biocidal products PT 1 to 5: Method update, product family approach – Florian Brill (Dr. Brill)

14:00-14:30
Coffee break

14:30-15:00
10 years of the BPR implementation: current and future challenges - Agnieszka Bielach (Ecolab)

15:00-15:30
Challenges resulting from the changing regulatory background – Baptiste Deffrennes (Perrigo)

15:30-15:45
35 years horizon of biocides – Piet Blancquaert

15:45-16:00
Closing of the symposium

16:00-17:00
Reception

Why attend?

Attending this symposium will ensure you are up to speed with the latest regulatory developments and will enable you to tackle the challenges presented by the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR, Regulation (EU) No 528/2012).

Furthermore, this symposium is the ideal moment to get in contact with representatives from Competent Authorities, service providers and industry!

Who will benefit from this symposium?

Anyone involved in the placing on the market of biocidal products or active substances, who wants to remain compliant with the legislation and is active in regulatory affairs, R&D or marketing.

Where?

Sheraton Brussels Airport Hotel, Brussels National Airport, B-1930 Brussels (http://www.sheratonbrusselsairport.com)

Registration

  • Registration fee is € 550 per person (excl. VAT) – early bird € 450 per person (excl. VAT) until 7 February 2023 – and includes attendance of the symposium, programme materials, coffee/tea, refreshments and buffet lunch on 23 March 2023.
  • Note that the number of participants to this symposium is limited and on a first come, first served basis. We advise early registration to avoid disappointment!
  • Registration should be done by 16 March 2023.
  • Payment terms: an invoice is sent, all payments must be received prior to the symposium.
  • Cancellation terms: € 50 cancellation fee for cancellations received before 16 March 2023, no refunds for later cancellations. Cancellations must be received in writing by mail. Please note that if you do not cancel and do not show up at the meeting, the outstanding amount will still be due.

Please note that hotel accommodation is NOT included in the registration fee. For hotel reservations, please contact the hotel directly http://www.sheratonbrusselsairport.com/.