2nd International Symposium on PPE for Agricultural Pesticide Operators
Collaborations for Risk Assessments, PPE Requirements, and Labeling
October 20-23, 2013 - Crete, Greece
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Sunday, October 20, 2013
11:00 1:00   Pre-meeting - Planning Committee and Group Leaders
1:30 9:00   Excursion including a guided tour of Cnossos Palace and dinner
 
Monday, October 21, 2013
8:30 9:00   Arrival
9:00 10:15   Plenary Session
Welcome and Introductions – Dr. Kiki Machera and Ms. Carol Black
Overview Status of Current Collaborations
  • Existing Models/ Ongoing Activities:
    • AHED – Dr. Curt Lunchick
    • BROWSE – Dr. Rianda Gerritsen-Ebben
    • BfR – Dr. Sabine Martin
    • EFSA – Dr Manuela Tiramani
  • New Exposure Studies
    • Japan - Mr. Masashi Kusukawa
    • S. Korea - Dr. Jeong-Han Kim
  • PPE Standards
    • ISO, ASTM, EN, and JIS – Dr. Helmut Eichinger
10:15 10:45   Break
10:45 12:15   Outline Tasks and the Expected Outcomes from the Working Groups
Group 1 – Global Consortium - Opportunities and Challenges
Group 2a – Risk Assessment Strategies
Group 2b – Exposure Assessment, Models and Protection Factors
Group 3 – Exposure Assessment – A Partnership Approach for Future Studies
Group 4 – PPE Requirements – Performance Standards/Certification, Garment Development
12:30 1:30   Lunch
1:30 3:00   Working Group Breakout Sessions
3:00 3:30   Break
3:30 5:00   Working Group Breakout Sessions
7:30 9:30   Dinner
 
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
9:00 10:15   Working Document Presentation (15 min. for each group)
10:15 10:45   Break
10:45 12:30   Discussions based on Working Document Presentations
12:30 1:30   Lunch
1:30 5:00   Greenhouse Tours
7:00 9:30   Dinner at a typical Cretan Village
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
9:00 10:15   Working Group Breakout Session – Develop Future Plans
10:15 10:30   Break
10:30 11:30   Presentation of Working Group Report/Future Plans
11:30 12:30   Final Discussions and Closing
12:30 1:30   Light lunch available for participants prior to departure
Organized by: Benaki Phytopathological Institute (Greece) and National Association of State Departments of Agriculture Research Foundation (USA)