The course offers an introduction to pesticide legislation, with an overview of the dossier for product authorization in the EU, in accordance with Reg. EC 1107/2009. Special attention will be paid to residues in food, risks for consumers and professionals. The principles of IPM and its application as a series of strategies toward more sustainable agriculture will also be presented. The course is intended for new entities interested in introducing PPP in the European market and to keep companies up to date.

- Monday:

Legislative background: the companies’ approaches

- Tuesday:

Dossier submission (Active substance+PPP)

Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

- Wednesday:

Visit to EXPO Milano 2015

- Thursday:

Visit to orchards that apply IPM strategy

- Friday:

Residues in food, risk assessment for consumers and links with other EU regulations

Call for registration for a new edition of the course. For further information please contact the CEEP secretary: info@cremonafoodvalley.com

Period

FromJuly 20th 2015
ToJuly 24th 2015

Language

The course will be delivered in English. Upon request, this course can be repeated in another language.

Participation Fee

The participation fee is € 1,600.00. For applications made before April 21st 2015 a 20% discount will be applied (participation fee = € 1,280.00)

If two or more members of an organization apply for the same course the first participant will pay the full fee, but additional members will have a reduced participation fee of € 1,200.00.

The application deadline for the course SAF14 is June 5th, 2015.

The participation fee includes:

- Tuition costs, including all training materials and use of the location’s training facilities and related services

- Participant costs, including the course field trips, transfer to and from EXPO Milano 2015 + entrance ticket, the lunches of Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, a gala dinner and special evening event, and a final dinner.