Conf: Impact of Agriculture on Pollinating Insects.

Oxford University,

The Impact of Agriculture on Pollinating Insects: Science and Regulation - Oxford University A timely event which brings together interested parties, organisations and observers to hear from leading academic and industry researchers, regulators and the media. Experts in the fields of entomology, agriculture and pesticides will present and debate on the various factors proposed to contribute to pollinating insect decline.

The event includes:-

. Presentations from key scientists, regulators and experts on bee keeping and bee health 

. A chaired, topical debate with a panel of guests from the media, research and the plant protection industry answering questions from the audience.

. Networking opportunities

. Evening Drinks Reception



29 April | Evening Drinks Reception | Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

30 April | Conference | Oxford University, UK 

Changes in Populations of Pollinating Invertebrates across Europe- Professor Rob Paxton | Halle-Wittenberg University

The Role of Habitat and Food Supply Changes- Dr Nigel Boatman | The Food and Environment Research Agency, UK

Operation Pollinator®- Geoff Coates | Syngenta Ltd

Control of Varroa Mite and New Technologies for Disease Control-David VanderDussen | NOD Apiary Products Ltd

Interaction Between Pesticides and Other Factors Affecting Bee Populations- Dr Helen Thompson | Team Leader | The Food and Environment Research Agency, UK

The Honeybee Risk Assessment Procedure for Plant Protection Products with Reference to Neonicotinoids- Speaker |  TBC

Higher-tier, field-based testing schemes to assess effects of pesticides on Bees- Dr Ingo Tornier | General Manager | Eurofins Agroscience Services

Plant Protection Products - Neonicotinoid- Mike Coulson | Senior Technical Expert | Syngenta Ltd & Dr Christian Maus | Bayer Crop Science

The Risk and Management of Pyrethroid Insecticides - Lessons Learned- Dr Gavin Lewis | JSC International

Chaired Panel Discussion

Cost:  £600 plus VAT,  early booking discount valid until 28/03/2013

To register for this conference, please contact,

01423 863522  (Gemma Palmer)

or  email:


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