IBMA Presentations in several meetings around the world

IBMA is regularly invited to participate actively to different meetings and present on different subjects related to the biocontrol industry.

IUPAC 2019 - ISCP, 21st May 2019, Ghent
David Cary
Facing up and meeting regulatory challenges and obligations in our shift from reliance on chemistry to shared reliance with other IPM measures for sustainable plant protection

Convegno Bioprotezione Istruzioni per l'uso, 26 March 2019, Bologna

European Parliament, Copa-Cogeca and IBMA High Level Symposium on Sustainable Plant Protection: Expaning the Farmers' Toolbox, Brussels, 7 February 2019
David Cary
Address by the IBMA Executive Director 

Plant Biologicals Network Annual Symposium, Copenhagen, 14th and 15th November 2018
Roma Gwynn
Benefits of good regulation for plant biologicals

ABIM, Basel, 21-24 October 2018
David Cary and Ulf Heilig
An Industry View of the REFIT of Reg. (EC) No 1107/2009 and the Future

GreenTech TOFF, Amsterdam, 12-14 June 2018
David Cary
Biocontrol in Organic Agriculture and its influence on Conventional Agriculture

GreenTech TOFF, Amsterdam, 12-14 June 2018
David Cary
Sustainable and resilient biological plant health

Symposium on Biological Control in honour of Dr Margareta Hökeberg
at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, 23rd May 2018
David Cary
Success factors and hurdles for Biocontrol: An industry perspective

70th International Symposium on Crop Protection, Ghent, 22nd May 2018
Ralf-Udo Ehlers
REFIT of Reg.1107/2009: Not another MISFIT: Call for development of fast-track authorisation following adapted data requirement for biocontrol agents

5th ECPA Regulatory Conference, Brussels, 7th and 8th March 2018
David Cary
SUD, IPM and lowrisk a viewpoint of the Biocontrol industry

COCERAL Meeting, Brussels, February 2018
David Cary
IBMA & Biocontrol – About an association, industry and it’s place in agriculture

miCROPe 2017, Vienna, 4-7 December 2017
Willem Ravensberg
The future of microbial products and regulatory issues

TSGE Forum, Barcelona, 30 November 2017
Estefania Hinarejos, IBMA Spain
The use of biopesticides as a solution to the challenges in food production in southern Europe, based on the existing regulatory picture for chemicals

GMUS-3 - Third Global Minor Use Summit, Montreal, 1-4 October 2017
David Cary
Dynamics of a Rapidly Growing BioProducts Industry and Trade Associations

South Zone Steering Committee Meeting, Oeiras, 7 July 2017
David Cary
Issues for co-operation between regulators and the biocontrol industry

OECD EG on Biopesticides Seminar, 26 June 2017
David Cary
An overview of Niche Uses of Highly Specific Biocontrol Products: How to bring solutions to farmers

Biocontrol Asia 2017, Bangkok, 7-8 June 2017

Roundtable meeting ''Biological low-risk pesticides for sustainable Integrated Pest Management: a multi-stakeholder approach'', European Parliament, Brussels, 6th June 2017
David Cary
Views of a Biocontrol Producers Association

GFIA (Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture), Utrecht, The Netherlands, 9-10 May 2017
David Cary

5th SUD Symposium on Sustainable Use of Pesticides - Unlocking the IPM Triangle (co-organized by IBMA in the European Parliament Brussels on 7 February 2017)
David Cary
IBMA Statement     

Biocontrol LATAM, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 15-17 November 2016

Southern Zone Steering Committee Meeting, Athens, 1st July 2016
David Cary
IBMA Presentation

Copa and Cogeca Working Party, Brussels, 28th April 2016
David Cary and Willem Ravensberg
Copa and Cogeca / IBMA Roadmap

4th Annual Eastern Europe Regulatory Conference: Registration of Plant Protection Products, Budapest, 12th-13th April 2016
Willem Ravensberg
IBMA’s view on registration of biopesticides 

EPPO workshop on Efficacy, Ede, 6th April 2016
David Cary
Efficacy for lowrisk PPPs – an industry view

Sustainable Agriculture Expert Group, Brussels, 21th March 2016
David Cary and Willem Ravensberg
IBMA Contribution

Second International Biocontrol Industry Symposium, Monterrey, 2nd March 2016
Willem Ravensberg
BioProtection Global Update: activities with IGOs and NGOs

Lunch debate in DG Envi related to the IPM Exhibition, Brussels, 18th January 2016
Ralf-Udo Ehlers
IPM strategy for control of the Western Corn Rootworm Diabrotica virgifera virgifera with dianem® (Heterorhabditis bacteriophora)

27° Forum di Medicina Vegetale, Bari, 10th December 2015
Vittorio Veronelli
Mezzi di controllo biologici: tra aumento della domanda e lentezze normative

OECD Meeting, Brisbane
David Cary 
Biological Control Methods, expected growth over the next 15 years and the key factors impacting their adoption

4th Symposium, Feeding Europe while reducing pesticides dependency (co-organized by IBMA in the European Parliament on 19th November 2015)
David Cary
The low-risk concept in regard to the Sustainable Use of Pesticides Directive (SUPD) 

ABIM 2015, Basel
David Cary

2015 BPIA Registration Workshop Arlington, VA
David Cary 
An update on IBMA, it’s activities in biocontrol in Europe

International Symposium Swansea University, 7-9 September 2015
Willem Ravensberg
Crop protection in 2030: towards a natural, efficient, safe and sustainable approach
Biopesticides innovative technologies and strategies for pest control