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May 9, 2002 PPDC Meeting Agenda

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(Entrance #1 to Georgetown University Medical Center)

May 9-10, 2002

Thursday, May 9, 2002

9:00 - 9:10 Welcoming Remarks
Marcia Mulkey, Director, Office of Pesticide Programs
9:10 - 9:30

Remarks by:
Adam Sharp, Associate Assistant Administrator, OPPTS, EPA
Burleson Smith, Special Assistant, Pest Management Policy, USDA

9:30 - 9:45 Follow-up Issues from December PPDC Meeting
- Inert Disclosure and Risk Assessment Methodology (Anne Lindsay)
- Guidelines for Expediting Experimental Use Permits (Pete Caulkins)
- Anthrax Product Registration Issues (Jeff Kempter)
- Public Health Pesticides (Arnold Layne)
9:45 - 10:15

"Updates in a Minute"

Segment Chair: Marcia Mulke, Director, OPP
1. Status--OP Revised Cumulative Risk Assessment (Randolph Perfetti)
2. Triazine Announcement/Common Mechanism (Randolph Perfetti)
3. Human Studies (Marcia Mulkey)
4. Atrazine (Marcia Mulkey)
5. False and Misleading Names PR Notice (Marcia Mulkey)
6. Metolachlor/S-Metolachlor (Marcia Mulkey)
7. Spray Drift (Anne Lindsay)
8. Worker Risk Seminar (Anne Lindsay)
9. Draft NAFTA 5-Year Plan Outreach Opportunities (Anne Lindsay)
10:15 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:00

Adoption of Biopesticides

Segment Chair: Kathleen Knox, Associate Director, Biopesticides & Pollution Prevention Division

Overview of the Biopesticides registration program and presentations from various perspectives on the challenges to wider adoption and what can be done to overcome these challenges. Panel Discussion: Janet Andersen, Bob Holm, Gary Libman, Allen Jennings, Winand Hock, Lori Berger, Steve Balling and Carolyn Brickey

12:00 - 1:30


1:30 - 2:30 Continue Biopesticides Panel Discussion
2:30 - 3:45

"Electronic" Media Issues

Segment Chair: Lin Moos, Acting Director, Information Resources and Services Division

"E" Commerce (Internet Pesticide Sales, Advertising, etc.)
Presentation by: Karen Angulo, Special Review & Review & Reregistration Division, EPA Tim Creger, AAPCO-Nebraska; Paul Meehan, Office of Regulatory Enforcement, EPA; Jack Neylan, Office of Compliance, EPA

Group Discussion

Electronic Data Submissions
Presentations by: Kate Bouve, Chief, Information Services Branch, IRSD and Clive Halder, Bayer Corporation

Group Discussion

3:45 - 4:00 Break
4:00 - 4:30

"Topics of Interest for Consideration at Future PPDC Meetings"

Segment Chair: Marcia Mulkey, Director, OPP

Alternative Testing Issues
Genetically Modified Pest-Protected Plants and Allergenicity
Ecological Risk Assessments
Registration Review

4:30 - 5:00 Public Comment
5:00 Day #1 Meeting Adjourns

Informal Reception-Cash Bar at "Hoyas" (located close to meeting room)



Friday, May 10, 2002

9:00 - 10:15

Section 18 Reform

Segment Chair: Peter Caulkins, Associate Director, Registration Division

Presentations by: Robert Forrest, Chief, Minor Use, Inerts & Emergency Response Branch, Registration Division, OPP; and Dave Widawsky, Chief, Economic Analysis Branch, Biological & Economic Analysis Division, OPP

Panel Discussion: Robin Rosenbaum, Pesticide Registration Section, Michigan Department of Agriculture; Bill Tracy, National Cotton Council of America; and Adam Goldberg, Consumers Union

Group Discussion

10:15 - 10:30

More "Updates in a Minute" (Joseph Merenda, Deputy Director, OPP)

Measuring Environmental Improvement in our Work
Registration Resources

10:30 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 12:15

Non-Isolated Misuse Experiences/Patterns

Segment Chair: Anne Lindsay, Director, Field & External Affairs Division

Panel Discussion #1: George LaRocca, Insecticide Branch, Registration Division, OPP; Van Kozak, Pesticides Section, EPA Region VI; and Phil Benedict, Vermont Department of Agriculture

Panel Discussion #2: Dan Botts, Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association; Shelley Davis, Farmworker Justice Fund; and Jay Vroom, CropLife America

Group Discussion

12:15 - 12:45

Meeting Wrap-up and Plans for Next PPDC Meeting

Segment Chair: Marcia Mulkey, Director, OPP

12:45 - 1:00

Public Comment
1:00 Meeting Adjourns


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