14th NORBARAG meeting 9th – 10th March 2023 in Copenhagen
Invitation to join the 14th NORBARAG meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark on the 9th – 10th March 2023.
It is our pleasure to invite you to the 14th NORBARAG meeting 9-10 March 2023, which will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The meeting will cover different aspects of pesticide resistance and resistance management. Discussions will take place in three sub-groups (insecticides, fungicides and herbicides) the first day and in a plenary session the second day. The content of the sub-group meeting will be planned by the sub-group chairs.
Topics of the plenary session include:
Introduction to the newly launched EPPO database of resistance cases/Thies Marten Heick & Mette Sønderskov, Aarhus University, Denmark
Use of reference genomes of weed species to address new questions about weed adaptation/Paul Neve, Copenhagen University, Denmark
IPM experiences from Scotland/Henry Creissen, SRUC, Scotland, UK
Presentation of IPMWORKS, European IPM network, EU H2020 project/Nicolas Munier-Jolain, INRAE, France
We encourage representatives from official research institutes in Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden, who are involved in pesticide resistance research to attend the meeting. Representatives of the agrochemical companies operating in the Nordic-Baltic region and representatives from advisory services are also invited to attend this meeting. Suggestions for presentations are welcome and can be directed to the respective sub-group leaders or the chairperson for the plenary session.
Chair of NORBARAG Matti Koppel (firstname.lastname@example.org), Estonian Academic Agricultural Society
Insecticide resistance sub-group
Chair of the insecticide resistance sub-group Dorte Højland Castberg, AgroLab, Denmark will be substituted by Kenneth Sørensen (email@example.com) also from Agrolab
Fungicide resistance sub-group
Chair of the fungicide resistance sub-group Andres Mäe (firstname.lastname@example.org), Estonian Crop Research Institute, ETKI
Herbicide resistance sub-group
Chair of the herbicide resistance sub-group Björn Ringselle (email@example.com), Research Institute of Sweden, RISE
Please note that this is a preliminary programme and any updates will be communicated.
Day 1 - Thursday 9th March 2023
Registration from 10.30 am, coffee/tea will also be served
11.00 – 12.00: Welcome by NORBARAG Chair and the local organizing team Discussion of the future format of NORBARAG
Suggestion to make every second meeting online
Scope of plenary topics, whether to discuss pesticide resistance in a broader sense including resistance management
12.00 – 13.00: Lunch
13.00 – 17.30: Sub-group meetings
19:00- : Dinner
Day 2 –Friday 10th March 2023
8.30 – 9.00: Short 10 min summaries from sub-group meetings and presentations of new sub-group chairs
9.00 – 9.30: Introduction to the newly launched EPPO database of resistance cases/Thies Marten Heick & Mette Sønderskov, Aarhus University, Denmark
9.30 – 10.15: Use of reference genomes of weed species to address new questions about weed adaptation/Paul Neve, Copenhagen University, Denmark
10.45-11.30: IPM experiences from Scotland/Henry Creissen, SRUC, Scotland, UK
11.30-12.15: Presentation of IPMWORKS, European IPM network, EU H2020 project/Nicolas Munier- Jolain, INRAE, France
12.15–13.00: Closing remarks and announcement of organizing country 2024
Eigtved Pakhus Strandgade 25 Copenhagen
Copenhagen Airport to Eigtveds Pakhus
Take the metro train (M2) from the airport to the station Christianhavn (7th stop); walk approx. 650 metres along Torvegade towards the city and then turn right at Strandgade; Eigtveds Pakhus is on your left (Strandgade 25D).
Copenhagen Central Station to Eigtveds Pakhus
Take the metro train line M3 (red) or M4 (blue) from the central station to the station Kongens Nytorv (3rd stop) and change to metro lines M1 (green) towards Vestamager or M2 (yellow) towards Copenhagen Airport Kastrup; leave the train at the station Christianshavn (1st stop); walk approx. 650 metres along Torvegade back towards the city and then turn right at Strandgade; Eigtveds Pakhus is on your left (Strandgade 25D).
As metro line M3 is a circle line, please be aware of the direction the train is going! However, going the entire circle should be around 24 minutes.
Accommodation within walking distance to the venue
Hotel expenses is at your own cost
Fee DKK 1125/EUR 152: covers meeting room, coffee breaks and lunches
If you attend the meeting dinner, it is at your own cost. Please indicate in the registration if you join the dinner.
Further administrative information
Local organizing committee
Thies Marten Heick: firstname.lastname@example.org, Dept. Agroecology, Aarhus University