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Carlyle Conference Room–Fifth Floor
(10 blocks from King Street Metro Station)

SEPTEMBER 17-18, 2002

Tuesday, September 17, 2002

9:00 - 9:10

Welcoming and Opening Remarks
  Marcia Mulkey, Director, Office of Pesticide Programs

9:10 - 9:30

Additional Remarks
  Adam Sharp, Associate Assistant Administrator, OPPTS, EPA
  Burleson Smith, Special Assistant, Pest Management, USDA

9:30 - 10:00 Follow-up Issues from May PPDC Meeting
  Electronic Media Issues (Kate Bouve)
  Adoption of Biopesticides (Janet Andersen, Kathleen Knox)
10:00 - 10:30

"Updates in a Minute-Session I"

Segment Chair: Jim Jones, Deputy Director, OPP
Report on Tolerance Reassessment and Reregistration (Lois Rossi)
OP Cumulative Risk Assessment (Margaret Stasikowski)
NRDC Tolerance Objections Status (William Jordan)
Human Testing (William Jordan)
Threshold of Regulation Policy (Anne Lindsay)
Endangered Species Workshop (Anne Lindsay)
Worker Risk Seminar Update (Marcia Mulkey)
FY 2002 Status of New Registrations (Debby Edwards, Frank Sanders, Janet Andersen)
Opportunity for Public Participation in Biotech Issues (Janet Andersen)
10:30 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 12:15

Alternative Testing (i.e., Non-Animal or Reduced Animal Testing)
Segment Chair: Jack Housenger

Presentations by Panel:
Mark Perry, Deborah McCall, – EPA
Kathy Stitzel, Rosemarie Osborne, Mike Robinson -- P&G
Troy Seidle – PETA
Dick Lewis – Syngenta

12:15 - 1:30


1:30 - 3:30 Continue Panel Discussion Regarding Alternative Testing
Followed by Group Discussion
3:30 - 3:45


3:45 - 4:30 Follow-up Issues from May 2002 Meeting (Continued)

- Section 18 Reforms (Rob Forrest)
- Non-Isolated Misuse Experiences/Patterns (Anne Lindsay)

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


Wednesday, September 18, 2002

9:00 - 9:45

“Updates in a Minute–Session II”
     Segment Chair: Jim Jones, Deputy Director, OPP

NAFTA TWG 5-Year Plan
     Pesticide Registration Harmonization, etc. (Anne Lindsay)
Methyl Bromide Critical Use Exemption Applications (Denise Keehner)
IPM: Symposium (Al Jennings)
   IPM in Schools (Kathleen Knox)
Inerts Risk Assessment Methodology (Pete Calkins, Kerry Leifer)
Inerts Disclosure (Anne Lindsay)
EPA’s Strategic Plan Revision (Don Wood)

9:45 - 11:45

Pesticide Program Resource Allocations and Expenditures
     Segment Chair: Marcia Mulkey

Presentations by Doug Weik, Resources Management Staff, OPP Group Discussion

11:45 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 2:00

Planning for Next PPDC Meeting
Discussion of Potential Future Topics

Reduced Risk and Alternative Claims on Pesticide Products
Plant Incorporated Protectants
Activity-Based REI’s (Re-entry Intervals)
Registration Decision Process and Timeline (How companies manage R&D Pipeline)
Data Quality Guidelines

2:00 - 2:30

Public Comment

2:30- 3:00

Meeting Wrap-Up
3:00 Meeting Adjourns


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