Past Seminars & Webinars

May 2020

Navigating the Jurisdictional Tightrope Between Biopesticides, Biostimulants, and Related Emerging Technologies, May 11, 2020, via webinar

Bergeson & Campbell P.C. (B&C®)  was pleased to present “Navigating the Jurisdictional Tightrope Between Biopesticides, Biostimulants, and Related Emerging Technologies” deconstructing the jurisdictional boundaries distinguishing pesticides, biopesticides, plant regulators, biostimulants, and related technologies. The webinar focused on draft EPA guidance intended to clarify the lines between and among those products that are subject to FIFRA registration as plant regulators and those biostimulant products not subject to FIFRA registration. The webinar also focused on new and evolving chemistry and technology issues that may blur some jurisdictional lines or potentially move products from one category to another.  Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, B&C; Lisa R. Burchi, Of Counsel, B&C; and Sheryl Dolan, Senior Regulatory Consultant, B&C, presented. A recording is available online

2020 ASTA Online, May 5, 2020, 11:00 am (EDT), via webinar

The American Spice Trade Association (ASTA) presented ASTA Online, a series of virtual events focusing on the future of agriculture and food technology and what companies can do to positively affect the impact labor conditions and climate change in the spice supply.  Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented “Chemical Product Issues of Note.”

April 2020

Navigating the Jurisdictional Tightrope Between Biopesticides, Biostimulants, and Related Emerging Technologies, April 29, 2020, 12:00 pm (EDT), via webinar

The American Bar Association (ABA) webinar “Navigating the Jurisdictional Tightrope Between Biopesticides, Biostimulants, and Related Emerging Technologies” with Bergeson & Campbell P.C. (B&C®) professionals deconstructed the jurisdictional boundaries distinguishing pesticides, biopesticides, plant regulators, biostimulants, and related technologies. The webinar focused on draft EPA guidance intended to clarify the lines between and among those products that are subject to FIFRA registration as plant regulators and those biostimulant products not subject to FIFRA registration. The webinar also focused on new and evolving chemistry and technology issues that may blur some jurisdictional lines or potentially move products from one category to another.  Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, B&C; Lisa R. Burchi, Of Counsel, B&C; and Sheryl Dolan, Senior Regulatory Consultant, B&C, presented.

June 2019

Chemical Watch Expo 2019: Global Chemical Regulations, June 12-13, 2019, Brussels, Belgium

The third annual Chemical Watch Expo was a two-day event for regulatory professionals from around the world to take part in practical, topical workshops and to seek their next service to help with chemical regulatory compliance throughout the supply chain.  Lynn L. Bergeson, President, the Acta Group (Acta®), presented on New Chemicals under TSCA. Acta was a proud sponsor. 

May 2019

WEBINAR—Sustainable Investment in Agriculture, May 22, 2019, 12:00 pm EDT

The IBA Agricultural Law Section, supported by the ABA Section of Environment Energy and Resources, Committee on Pesticides, Chemical Regulation and Right-to-Know, the Environmental Law Institute and the National Agricultural Law Center, presented “Sustainable Investment in Agriculture,” with a focus on emerging legal issues in the area of sustainable and responsible investment in agriculture. Presenters discussed emerging tools and legal models for ensuring sustainable investment in agriculture, with a focus on the UNIDROIT initiative; due diligence for proposed investments; financial instruments; and where we go from here. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), and Vice Chair, International Bar Association, Agricultural Law Section, moderated. A recording and additional resources are available online.

September 2017

2017 CropLife America Annual Meeting, September 22-27, 2017, Laguna Niguel, California

The 2017 CropLife America Annual Meeting provided an opportunity for the crop protection industry to share insights on how technology moves “food forward.” Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., (B&C®) was a proud sponsor.

April 2015

CropLife America/RISE 2015 Spring Conference “Science Speaks”, April 22 - 24, 2015, Arlington, Virginia

B&C sponsored CropLife America and Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE) Spring conference, which included sessions on pollinator health, Endangered Species Act assessments, water contaminants, trade regulations and more.  B&C Partner Lisa M. Campbell presented “EPA’s FIFRA Import Requirements and Enforcement” on April 23.  B&C Senior Government Affairs Counsel John H. Thorne, Ph.D., presented “EPA-Corps ‘Waters of the U.S.’ Rulemaking and Agriculture” on April 24. 

April 2013

CropLife America & RISE Spring Conference, April 17 - 19, 2013, Crystal City, Virginia.

James V. Aidala moderated a session on April 18: “Our Cup Runneth Over: Assessing the Quality of Drinking Water.” Click here for more information. John H. Thorne, Ph.D. presented “Pesticide NPDES General Permits Status Report: Clean Water Act permits for FIFRA-regulated pesticide applications in and around water bodies.” A copy of his presentation is available here.

November 2011

ABA SEER Pesticides, Chemical Regulation and Right-to-Know Committee and CropLife America, "What's New, What's Hot in Pesticide Law and Policy Program," November 8, 2011. Washington, D.C.

James V. Aidala participated in a panel on "Current Hot Topics -- Regulatory and Beyond." Click here for more information.

April 2011

CropLife America/RISE 2011 Science and Regulatory Spring Conference, April 7-8, 2011. Arlington, Virginia

On April 8, James V. Aidala participated in a session entitled "Incentives Needed to Register Public Health Pesticides," and Lynn L. Bergeson participated in a session entitled "The Future of Nanotechnology." Click here for more information.


 
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