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Reports are included in Crop Protection Monthly from about 30 international conferences every year covering a very wide range of topics, as well as shorter reports on other events and seminars. Detailed calendars of most of the main agricultural conferences scheduled to be held in 2008 can be found at the websites of IPMnet and the Agriculture Network Information Centre. Some of the conferences due to  be reported during 2008 in Crop Protection Monthly include the following:



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2008 Conference Calendar

9-11 January - International Advances in Pesticide Application organised by the Association of Applied Biologists and held at Robinson College, Cambridge, UK

26-27 February  Crop Protection in Northern Britain 2008, Dundee, Scotland, UK. Contact: T.D. Heilbronn, 74a Errol Rd., Invergowie, Dundee DD2 5AF, UK. Email Phone: 44-0-138-256-2517.

8-9 April - Regulation of Crop Protection Chemicals in the US - Informa LifeSciences in partnership with CropLife America have organised a new regulatory affairs conference in the US. The conference aims to update agrochemical professionals with the latest federal requirements and initiatives, and will provide information on novel approaches for conducting both human and environmental risk assessments. By working with CropLife America the organisers aim to bring together all the main stakeholders in order to provide an open forum where attendees will have access to key information and a unique opportunity to meet face-to-face with key industry and government personnel in order to debate current issues. This new event will take place  at the Ronald Reagan Convention Center, Washington, US.                  (


13-14 May - Registration of Agrochemicals in Europe 2008 - now in its 15th year Informa LifeScience’s annual Registration of Agrochemicals in Europe conference is an established meeting place for agrochemical regulatory affairs professionals. The two day agenda covers the biggest challenges faced by those working in regulatory affairs in Europe. Expert speakers from the European Commission, European Food Safety Authority and 10 Member States will provide attendees with the latest information and practical advice. This event takes place  at the Crowne Plaza Brussels City Centre ‘Le Palace’, Brussels, Belgium.



20 May - 60th International Symposium on Crop Protection  Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

11-12 June - Cereals 2008 - This popular annual arable event incorporates Sprays & Sprayers and is organised by Haymarket Business Exhibitions in association with ADAS, the East of England Agricultural Society, Farmers Weekly, HGCA, Syngenta and Velcourt.  In 2007 Cereals  will be held at Heath Farm,Leadenham, Lincolnshire.

Cereals is the leading technical event for the UK arable industry; the place to do business - 67 ha of stands and live demonstrations, 350 leading suppliers offering a complete one-stop service; from seeds to sprayers, crop varieties to cultivation equipment, fertiliser to finance and some 21,000 professional farmers.


3- 5 November - The BCPC Crop Science and Technology Congress is the annual meeting place for the global crop protection industry. It includes the leading trade exhibition for suppliers to the industry worldwide. Following the success of the 2007 BCPC Congress and the associated Commercial Seminars, attracting over 2000 attendees, BCPC will be organising a full 2.5 day programme of Seminars in 2008, sponsored by a range of organisations alongside BCPC.




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