Press Release Summary:
Sponsored by American Chemistry Council Biocides Panel, Consumer Specialty Products Association, and ISSA, 8th Antimicrobial Workshop will provide policy and procedural information crucial to lawful marketing of antimicrobial pesticide products in US. It will also present updates on Canadian, Mexican, and California activities that impact regulation of antimicrobial products. Workshop will be held May 30-31 at Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, VA.
Original Press Release:
CSPA Announces 8th Antimicrobial Workshop, May 30-31, Arlington, VA
The Eighth Antimicrobial Workshop will be held May 30-31 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, VA to provide the latest policy and procedural information crucial to the lawful marketing of antimicrobial pesticide products in the U.S. Additionally, the Workshop will present updates on Canadian, Mexican, and California activities that impact the regulation of antimicrobial products.
Sponsored by the American Chemistry Council Biocides Panel, the Consumer Specialty Products Association and ISSA, the Workshop is the only one of its kind that speaks directly to the needs of antimicrobial registrants (i.e., manufacturers, formulators and distributors of antimicrobial pesticides). The event is being held in coordination with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Antimicrobials Division.
To register for the workshop, please contact Tracy Weber, ISSA, 7373 N. Lincoln Avenue, Lincolnwood, IL 60712; Fax 847-982-1922; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Antimicrobials are a highly regulated product category, making it imperative for companies to be aware of the regulatory environment in which they operate. The Workshop plenary sessions will emphasize evolving domestic and international policy issues that would help companies better anticipate and plan for changes and remain competitive in the marketplace. Breakout sessions will focus on topics of interest to specific segments of the antimicrobial pesticide community.
Agenda - The agenda includes topics aimed at facilitating compliance and identifying emerging policies and general regulatory direction that have direct implications on the way companies go to market. Among the topics are:
o Antimicrobial Testing Program
o Container Standard Requirements for Antimicrobials
o Antimicrobial Data Requirements
o Training for Occupational Users of Antimicrobials
o Common Problems with Registration Applications
o A Canadian and Mexican Perspective on Antimicrobial Regulation
o Update on California Regulatory and Legislative Activities
Breakout session topics include:
o EPA Policies on Pesticide Devices and Nanotechnology
o Mold and Mildew Policy
o Product Chemistry and 810 Guidelines for Antimicrobials
o Indirect Food Contact Antimicrobials
o Re-registration and Registration Review
o Emerging Pathogens: Avian Flu and Other Threats
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Who Should Attend - Designed for broad appeal, the agenda is directed not only at regulatory and marketing personnel, but also at chief executive officers, all of whom will gain a deeper understanding of the current regulatory environment in which they operate.
Wednesday, May 30
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Program
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Complimentary Reception
Thursday, May 31
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Program
Networking Reception - Attendees are invited to attend a complimentary networking reception on Wednesday, May 30 at 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Hotel Information - The Eighth Antimicrobial Workshop will be conducted at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA. The hotel is adjacent to Washington's Reagan National Airport and minutes away from Alexandria, downtown Washington, D.C. and Georgetown.
A special rate of $195/single or double has been reserved at the Hyatt for guests requiring overnight accommodations. To make reservations, please contact the hotel's Reservations Department at 703/418-1234 or call Hyatt Central Reservations at 1-800/233-1234 (be sure to mention the Antimicrobial Workshop to receive the special rate).
Hotel reservations must be made by May 8 to receive the special rate. Reservation requests after this date will be based on availability at the hotel's prevailing rates. For the convenience of guests, the Hyatt Regency Crystal City operates a complimentary shuttle to and from Washington's Reagan National Airport and the Metro. Contact the Hyatt for more detailed information.
Registration - The registration fee for the Eighth Antimicrobial Workshop is $450 per person, which includes continental breakfast and lunch on both days of the workshop, as well as the reception and all handout materials.
To register for the program, please contact Tracy Weber, ISSA, 7373 N. Lincoln Avenue, Lincolnwood, IL 60712; Fax 847-982-1922; email@example.com.
The Consumer Specialty Products Association is a non-profit national trade association representing approximately 260 companies engaged in the manufacture, formulation, distribution and sale of hundreds of familiar consumer products. It is organized into seven divisions: Aerosol Products, Air Care, Antimicrobial Products, Cleaning Products, Pest Management Products, Industrial & Automotive Specialty Chemicals, and Polishes & Floor Maintenance Products.