DAY 1: TUESDAY 2ND JULY 2019

08:00

Registration and Exhibition Open / Coffee

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Opening Session (Taliesin Auditorium)

09:40
Professor Paul Boyle CBE
Welcome Remarks
09:50
Dr Minshad Ansari

Opening Remarks by Chairman
of the Biopesticide Summit 2019

SESSION 1: THE GLOBAL CHALLENGE

Food Security, Regulatory Challenges, Crop Protection, Consumer Demand

Session Chair:   Prof SB Sharma / Stephen Burt
Venue:                Taliesin Auditorium

10:00
Natalie Bennett
GUEST SPEAKER:
Transforming our Broken Food System: How to make Food Supplies Secure, Healthy and Sustainable?
10:25
Shashi Sharma
KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Food Security: The Role and Importance of Biopesticides
10:50
Professor Toby Bruce
KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
The Role of Science and Technology in Addressing Challenges to Food Security and Biodiversity
11:15
David Carey
KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
The Maturing Biocontrol Industry and its Role in the true Green Revolution
11:40
Dr Willem Ravensberg
KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
EU Plant Protection Regulatory Issues
12:05

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Consumer Demand for Pesticide-free Fruits & Vegetables

Soil Association
PAN
12:30

LUNCH
B2MATCH (MATCHMAKING) & EXHIBITION

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SESSION 2: Innovation – The Solution (Part I)

Innovative Technologies – Products & Services

Session Chair:   Dr Dave Chandler/ Dr Minshad Ansari
Venue:                Taliesin Auditorium

14:00
Dr Dave Chandler
The UK AMBER Project: Helping Growers get the Best out of Biopesticides”
14:20
Professor Paul Dyson

Novel Pest Control Strategies: Symbiontmediated RNAi Applied to Western Flower Thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis

14:40
Professor Keith G Davies
The Management of Plant-Parasitic Nematodes using Pasteuria: Prospects and Progress
15:00
Dr Nayem Hassan

Novel Product Solution for Fruit Fly Control

15:20

COFFEE BREAK & MATCHMAKING

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16:00
Dr Andrew Brown
Madex Top and Capex Baculoviruses to Control Lepidopterans in Fruit Trees
16:15
Dr Dawn Williams
Analytical Challenges & Opportunities Presented by Environmental Fate & Ecotoxicological Risk Testing of Biopesticides Switzerland
16:30
Dr Mark Whittaker
Testing Methods for Microbials
16:45
Majda Ortan
Sustainable Solution for Drosophila suzukii with Energized Homeodinamic Product without Active Substances
17:00

SESSION CLOSE & DEPART FOR HOTELS

Global Biopesticide Awards 2019
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Awards Night

Winners will be announced at a Black-Tie* Gala Dinner

When:               Tuesday 2nd July 2019

Where:              The Fulton House, Swansea, SA1 4PE

Dress Code:    *Black Tie (Optional)

19:00                 Drinks reception

19:45                 Dinner and Awards ceremony

                           Carriages at midnight

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Drinks reception and networking

3 course seated dinner

Award presentations

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