ThomasNet News Logo
Sign Up | Log In | ThomasNet Home | Promote Your Business

ASTM Symposium to address pesticide formulations and delivery.

Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
July 15, 2010 - Scheduled for Oct 12-14, 31st Symposium on Pesticide Formulations and Delivery Systems: Innovative Green Chemistries for the 21st Century will enable participants to exchange information and learn about state-of-the art products that meet or exceed current and future green chemistry market trends. Some themes will include Innovative Formulations for Delivery of Active Ingredients; Seed Treatment Delivery Systems; Formulations for Turf and Ornamental Crops; and Inerts and Their Regulation.

ASTM International Sponsors 31st Symposium on Pesticide Formulations and Delivery Systems

(Archive News Story - Products mentioned in this Archive News Story may or may not be available from the manufacturer.)

ASTM International
100 Barr Harbor Dr., Box C700
West Conshohocken, PA, 19428-2959

Press release date: July 12, 2010

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., -The 31st Symposium on Pesticide Formulations and Delivery Systems: Innovative Green Chemistries for the 21st Century, will be held Oct. 12-14, 2010, at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas. The symposium is sponsored by ASTM International Committee E35 on Pesticides and Alternative Control Agents, and is being held in conjunction with the Oct. 10-15 standards development meetings of the committee.

The annual ASTM Symposium on Pesticide Formulations and Delivery Systems serves as a multidisciplinary forum for scientists, university educators, research and extension staff, equipment manufacturers and applicators, regulators and the business community to exchange information and to learn about state-of-the art products and practices that meet or exceed current and future green chemistry market trends. Invited speakers from both industry and government will focus on subjects of current and future trends in the agrochemical industry.

Symposium themes will include the following general topics:
o Green Surfactant, Adjuvant, and Active Ingredient Chemistries for the 21st Century;
o Innovative Formulations for Delivery of Active Ingredients;
o Seed Treatment Delivery Systems;
o Formulations for Post-Harvest Treatment of Fruits and Vegetable Crops;
o Formulations for Turf and Ornamental Crops;
o Biopesticide Formulation Development Controlled Release Delivery Systems;
o Environmentally Compatible Package Systems;
o Inerts and Their Regulation;
o New Test Methods: Formulations and Their Compositions; and
o Novel Application Technologies.

Online registration opens approximately eight weeks before the symposium and will close Oct. 6. The fee for ASTM members and non-members is $260 USD for online registration and $285 USD for on-site registration. The fee is waived for presenters, session chairs and students with a valid I.D. For more information, visit

Additional technical information is available from symposium co-chairs Bala N. Devisetty, Ph.D., Valent BioSciences Corp., Long Grove, Ill. (phone: 847-968-4902;; and A. David Lindsay, Ph.D., Evonik Goldschmidt Corp., Hopewell, Va., phone: 804-452-5648;

ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions.

Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
Contacts: View detailed contact information.


Post a comment about this story

(your e-mail address will not be posted)
Comment title:
To submit comment, enter the security code shown below and press 'Post Comment'.

 See related product stories
More .....
 See more product news in:
 More New Product News from this company:
ASTM Workshop to address additives in biomedical polymers.
Oil Training Course examines sampling, testing, evaluation.
Radiant Barrier Systems Standards approved by ASTM committee.
Training Course addresses hazards in oxygen systems.
More ....
| Featured Manufacturing Jobs
 Other News from this company:
ASTM/NIBS Workshop on Building Science Education in North America
Fatigue and Fracture of Metallic Medical Materials and Devices
ASTM International Compilation on Silica and Associated Respirable Mineral Particles
Guidance for Potential Solar Photovoltaic Investors to Be Provided in Proposed ASTM Standard
Test for Sustained Air Performance of Central Vacuum Cleaning Units Approved as ASTM Standard
More ....
 Tools for you
Watch Company 
View Company Profile
Company web site
More news from this company
E-mail this story to a friend
Save Story
Search for suppliers of
Trade Associations

Home  |  My ThomasNet News®  |  Industry Market Trends®  |  Submit Release  |  Advertise  |  Contact News  |  About Us
Brought to you by        Browse ThomasNet Directory

Copyright © 2014 Thomas Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms of Use - Privacy Policy

Error close

Please enter a valid email address