The 8th SETAC Europe Special Science Symposium will be organised in Brussels at the Hotel Marivaux. The event is planned as a two-day meeting to be conducted 16 - 17 October 2013.

Pesticide risks for pollinators:
testing methodologies, risk assessment and risk management

The overall aim of this symposium is to provide guidance to risk assessors and scientists involved in the development of risk assessment tools, and provide in-depth information on pollinators in agricultural crops, protection goals and regulatory frameworks, methods for risk assessment, exposure estimates and risk mitigation. The symposium is targeted to an audience drawn from decision makers and experts from government and industry as well as the key experts from research and consultancy.

This symposium will be attended by several representatives from the European Commission.