19th International Akademie Fresenius ECOTOX Conference

05 Dec 2019 - 06 Dec 2019 | Cologne, Germany

Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecotoxicology and Risk Management

Regulatory Developments

  • Update from the EU Commission and ANSES
  • Pesticide environmental risk assessment in Canada: data requirements, methods and risk management

Assessment of Endocrine Disruptors

  • Application of the guidance document: authority and industry experience
  • Animal welfare issues

Biodiversity – Application in Environmental Risk Assessment

  • German Environment Agency (UBA) on implementing biodiversity in ERA
  • Integration of profitable farming with wildlife conservation

Risk Refinements – Higher Tier Options

  • Higher tier aquatic risk assessment
  • Verifying the tiered approach proposed in the EFSA scientific opinion for sediment organisms
  • A systems approach to non-target arthropod risk assessment

Pros and Cons of Community-Based Effect Studies

  • HSE on the statistical analysis of community level studies
  • Experience with conducting aquatic community-based effect studies

Communication and Media Discourse

  • Poison in food and its scandalisation
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