Industry Information and Education Session in Canberra 13–14 September 2017

Our 2017 Industry and Education Session was held at the National Library in Canberra on 13 and 14 September.

A full day was dedicated to science, providing insight on the opportunities and challenges for regulatory science, technology and innovation.

The second day focused on key areas of the APVMA’s current and future work.

Videos and transcripts for the presentations are available below. 

Wednesday 13 September

Amy Fox, Deputy CEO Business Operations and Reform


The APVMA’s regulatory framework and what the future holds
Dr Phil Reeves, Chief Scientist, APVMA


Ecological risk assessment of Nano-enabled pesticides
Dr Rai Kookana, CSIRO Land and Water / University of Adelaide, Waite Campus, Adelaide


Innovative Crop Protection Products—Responsible Agriculture
Professor Neena Mitter, Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation, The University of Queensland


Arithmetic vs geometric means for estimating drug efficacy, efficacy confidence limits and appropriate transformation of pest data for test of significance
Dr Robert J Dobson


Aquatic animal health issues and consideration for future regulation
Professor Barbara Nowak, Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania


Pest management issues in cotton- changing perspectives
Adjunct Professor Peter Gregg, University of New England and former Chief Scientist of the Cotton Catchment Communities


Communicating innovations in agriculture and animal science to the Australian public
Dr Melanie Bagg, Director of Communications and Outreach, Australian Academy of Science

Future events

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