Program and speaker information—Canberra industry information and education sessions program 8–9 November 2016

Day one of the 2016 Canberra program will be a special science feature day with the theme ‘Regulatory science and innovation in the global context’.

Canberra industry information and education sessions program—8 November 2016
Time Topic Speaker
8–9 am Registration  
9–9.10 am Welcome Phil Reeves, Chief Scientist, APVMA
9.10–10.30 am
  • Setting the scene: Who are the key international bodies and how they impact Australian regulation. How do the different global bodies fit together and who does the APVMA work with and how?
  • CODEX in Australia: What is CODEX, why is Australia involved and what are the benefits for industry participation?
  • Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods (CCRDVF) and what it means for you
  • Kareena Arthy, Chief Executive Officer, APVMA
  • Greg Read, First Assistant Secretary, Exports Division, Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
  • Dugald MacLachlan, Director, Residues and Microbiology Policy, Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
10.30–11 am Morning tea  
11 am –12.30 pm
  • Connecting international regulatory science to Australian regulatory decisions. Using international assessments—opportunities, challenges, next steps
Dr Jason Lutze and Dr Matt O’Mullane (a/g Executive Director Scientific Assessment and Chemical Review) 
12.30–1.30 pm Lunch  
1.30–3.15 pm

Innovation in regulatory science and technology and the global context

 

  • Antimicrobial resistance microbiology perspective 
  • Antimicrobial resistance pharmacology perspective
  • Biopesticides 

 

  • Darren Trott, Professor of Veterinary Microbiology, University of Adelaide
  • Stephen Page, Director Advanced Veterinary Therapeutics, University of Sydney
  • Professor of Biopesticides Gavin Ash USQ
3.15–3.45 pm Afternoon tea  
3.45–4.55 pm

Innovation in regulatory science and technology and the global context

 

  • CrispR and RNAi innovation in technology
  • CrispR and RNAi risks and issues for regulation

 

 

  • Mark Tizard, Australian Animal Health Laboratory, CSIRO, Geelong
  • Owain Edwards, CSIRO, Perth
4.55–5 pm Closing remarks  Kareena Arthy, Chief Executive Officer, APVMA
Canberra industry information and education sessions program—9 November 2016
Time Topic Speaker
8–9 am Registration  
9–9.10 am Welcome Virginia Stanhope
9.10–9.50 am APVMA roadmap to being an efficient world class regulator Kareena Arthy
9.50–10.30 am Update from the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Tim Karlov
10.30–11.00 am Morning tea  
11 am – 1 pm
  • Updates on lower regulatory approaches to registration
  • The contestable efficacy project
  • Transforming the APVMA user experience
  • Registration update including statistics and performance and regulatory news

Sharon Pike

Michelle Wooster

Virginia Stanhope

Alan Norden

1–2 pm Lunch  
2–3.30 pm
  • Glyphosate: regulatory position
  • Compliance update
  • Online services update
  • The new APVMA health assessment team

Closing of the day and what's next

Katie Asplin

James Lehane

Jennifer Bardsley and Samantha Downie

Chris Schyvens

3.30–3.45 pm Afternoon tea  
3.45–5 pm
  • Optional—Drop-in: CCI discussion
  • Optional—Drop-in: Talk to the case managers, portfolio directors and health assessment team (conference room fourth floor)
  • Optional—Drop-in: Talk about the online services and transforming the user experience (foyer—ground floor)
 

 

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