Future horizons for the biocides industry

In the 14th annual edition of the Biocides Symposium, we are responding to your feedback and are making the Symposium even more useful to our delegates by introducing a best practices session with expert tips and tricks for industry, real life examples and useful information for applicants under the (BPR). Our speakers will also explore in detail impacts of the extension of the review programme, as well as other recent developments under the BPR, such as the summary of product characteristics (SPC) integration into IUCLID and ECHA’s recently published guidance on bees, how to create a solid dossier and the assessment of residues in water treatment processes. 

Over two days in the beautiful city of Prague, leading figures from industry, and member state competent and regulatory authorities will come together to share knowledge and guidance through a series of informative presentations, networking and interactive Q&As. 

Join us in-person or virtually   

Attend this event in person at the Grandior Hotel Prague or watch live (virtually) from the comfort of your desk. Plus, all the content will be available on demand shortly after the event, so you can catch up at your convenience. 

What will be covered?   

  • Overviews on recent developments in the biocides sector  
  • Impacts of the review programme extension 
  • Other recent developments in the European biocides sector 
  • SPC integration into IUCLID 
  • Recent ECHA guidance on bees, how to create a solid dossier and the assessment of residues in water treatment processes 
  • Best practices for managing the BPR 
  • The latest testing and modelling updates 
  • Important efficacy considerations 

Why attend?  

  • Expert speakers – hear from senior representatives of European institutions, member state competent authorities and industry, as they give their perspectives on emerging issues and hot topics, as well as the current state of biocides regulation across the EU   
  • Time-efficient – in just two days, bring yourself up to date with the complex and ever evolving regulatory biocides landscape 
  • Q&A panel sessions – an opportunity to ask questions, discuss topics, raise issues, seek solutions and share experiences with your peers and our expert speakers, all online 
  • Focus – an entire conference dedicated to the latest BPR developments, with in-depth discussions and practical insights 
  • Networking – meet and connect with biocides professionals from around Europe and further afield, at one of the largest biocides events in the world 

Testimonials from Biocides Symposium 2023  

  • I liked it a lot, the first day packed with regulative information mainly, while the second one was a lot for the practicalities, real life examples. 
  • Some very important topics were discussed, for example data protection, upcoming changes, etc 
  • Very valuable 
  • It allows us to have a lot of feedback from the various European authorities 

Venue and location 

The Grandior Hotel Prague is situated in the historic Old Town, close to attractions such as the Astronomical Clock, Municipal House or Charles Bridge, Powder Tower and the Music Theatre Karlin. Why not join us at the conference and then take the opportunity to explore this beautiful city? 

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