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July 23, 2009 - Scheduled for Oct 20-22, 2009, 30th Symposium on Pesticide Formulations and Delivery Systems: Regulations and Innovation serves as multidisciplinary forum for scientists, applicators, regulators, and business people to exchange information and to learn about products and practices that meet or exceed current market needs. It is devoted to all aspects of agrochemical industry: from new inert ingredients, formulations, application equipment, and application techniques to regulatory requirements.

ASTM International Symposium on Pesticide Formulations and Delivery Systems: Regulations and Innovation


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



Press release date: July 22, 2009

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 22, 2009-The 30th Symposium on Pesticide Formulations and Delivery Systems: Regulations and Innovation, will be held Oct. 20-22, 2009, at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta, Ga. Sponsored by ASTM International Committee E35 on Pesticides and Alternative Control Agents, the symposium will be held in conjunction with the Oct. 19-23 standards development meetings of the committee. This annual symposium serves as a multidisciplinary forum for scientists, applicators, regulators and business people to exchange information and to learn about state-of-the art products and practices that meet or exceed current market needs. It is devoted to all aspects of the agrochemical industry: from new inert ingredients, formulations, application equipment and application techniques to regulatory requirements.

The first day of the symposium will open with a keynote address by Dr. P.V. Shah, chief of the Inert Ingredient Assessment Branch, Registration Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and will close with a reception where the registered participants of the symposium will have an opportunity to meet any and all of this year's presenters. Participants at the reception will also have an opportunity to view a series of posters related to the efforts of ASTM Subcommittee E35.22 on Pesticide Formulations and Delivery Systems and general information on the composition of pesticide formulations.

The second day will be devoted to advances in formulation technology followed by a special session on biopesticides. This portion of the meeting will be anchored by a presentation by Dr. Sheryl Reilly, chief of the Microbial Pesticides Branch, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division (BPPD), EPA. The final day will be devoted to a review of the current efforts in drift reduction technologies. Experts from industry, university and government agencies will present their most recent findings. Online registration opens approximately eight weeks before the symposium and closes Oct. 14. The fee to attend the workshop for ASTM members, non-members and session chairs is $300 for online registration and $325 for on-site registration. The fee is waived for presenters and full-time students with a valid I.D. For more information, visit the ASTM Web site at www.astm.org/e35symp1009.htm. Additional information is available from symposium chair A. David Lindsay, Ph.D., Evonik Goldschmidt Corp., Hopewell, Va. (phone: 804-452-5648; david.lindsay@evonik.com); or co-chair Richard Zollinger, Ph.D., North Dakota State University, Fargo, N.D. (phone: 701-231-8157; r.zollinger@ndsu.edu). Established in 1898, 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 around the globe.

Contact:
Hannah Sparks, ASTM International
100 Barr Harbor Drive
W. Conshohocken, PA 19428
610-832-9677; hsparks@astm.org
www.astm.org
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