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Agenda for November 1 Biotechnology/Emerging Technologies Seminar Now Available

For Release: October 30, 2018

Update, Feb. 28, 2020: The pesticide biotechnology/emerging technologies seminar is now available online.

As previously announced, through a series of sessions, EPA will provide an overview of emerging technologies as they relate to pesticides and provide opportunities for participants to ask questions about these emerging technologies. The seminar will be held on November 1, 2018, from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time, in EPA’s first floor conference center at One Potomac Yard South, 2777 South Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202.

The public is invited to attend this seminar in person or through a webinar. No advance registration is required. Please be aware of the ID requirements for visiting the Office of Pesticide Programs. View additional information on the ID requirements, as well as information on the location of EPA’s building and how to reach it by public transportation or car. The ID requirements are under the Building Access tab, and transportation information is under the HQ Buildings in Virginia tab.

Access the webinar here starting at 8:30 AM on November 1. Audio for the session will be available through the webinar feed and participants will be able to pose questions through the webinar platform.

Seminar Agenda:

8:30 AM - Opening Remarks

9:00 AM - Session I – Biotechnology-Based and Emerging Technology Pesticides

10:00 AM - Session II – EPA’s Role within the U.S. Government

10:30 AM - Break

10:45 AM - Session III – EPA’s Oversight of Emerging Technology Pesticides

11:30 AM - Session IV – Future Products

12:00 PM - Wrap-up and Adjourn

Read the Federal Register notice announcing the biotechnology seminar.