12th NORBARAG meeting12th - 13th of March 2020 in Tartu, Estonia. 27/2: Programme updated!

The meeting will cover different aspects of pesticide resistance, especially, in the light of spreading resistance among pathogens, pests and weeds. Discussion will take place in three sub-groups (fungicides, herbicides, and insecticides) and in plenary session.

2019.11.13 | Jens Grønbech Hansen

Registration and accomodation

Registration

Hotel Dorpat (https://www.dorpat.ee/ )will offer accommodation for the seminar participants at negotiated rates (Single room: € 55€ per night, Double room 68€ per night) if booking request (Reservation Registration Form) is done directly on the hotel homepage until 10 February 2020, you can use the following booking code.

Booking code: Nordic Baltic

Update: You need to call the hotel Tel: +372 733 71 80 or send email info@dorpat.ee if you want to use the promotional code Nordic Baltic

Topics include:

  • Resistance screening and monitoring

  • Resistance risk assessment and management

  • Resistance management guidelines for the growers

  • New products on the market

  • Harmonization of the pesticide efficacy evaluation procedures and pesticide label

We ask representatives from research institutes in Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden who are involved in pesticide resistance research and pesticide efficacy evaluation and representatives of the agrochemical companies, advisors and state officials operating in the Nordic-Baltic region to attend this meeting. Suggestions for presentations are welcome and can be directed to the respective sub-group leaders or chairman regarding plenary session.

Read about NORBARAG-the Nordic Baltic Pesticide Resistance Action Group: https://projects.au.dk/norbarag/

PROGRAM COMMITTEE (NORBARAG)

Plenary session: Regina Rancane, Institute for Plant Protection Research. regina.rancane@llu.lv

Fungicides: Thies Marten Heick, Aarhus University. thiesm.heick@agro.au.dk

Herbicides: Bjorn Ringselle, NIBIO. bjorn.Ringselle@nibio.no

Insecticides: Dorte Højland Castberg, Agrolab A/S dhc@agrolab.dk maternity leave until February 2020. Winnie Olsen, Bayer Crop Science. winnie.olsen@bayer.com

MEETING PLACE

The meeting will take place at Dorpat Conference Centre right next to the hotel Dorpat in the Tartu Old Town Turu 2. See more information about Dorpat Conference Centre .

ACCOMMODATION

Hotel Dorpat (https://www.dorpat.ee/ )will offer accommodation for the seminar participants at negotiated rates (Single room: € 55€ per night, Double room 68€ per night) if booking request (Reservation Registration Form) is done directly on the hotel homepage until 10 February 2020, you can use the following booking code.

Booking code: Nordic Baltic

Other hotels can be found and booked via Tartu hotel information webpage

www.luxuryhotelsguides.com/Hotels+In+Tartu

or via the booking.com

NB! You have to book and pay for your hotel yourselves.

GETTING TO TARTU BY PLAIN

You can also fly to Tartu but there is only one flight every day from Helsinki to Tartu operated by Finnair. The electric bus will transport arriving passengers to the city center. Airport express is free of charge.

GETTING TO TARTU FROM TALLINN AIRPORT

By bus

It is very easy to get to Tartu by bus. From Tallinn Airport it takes approximately 2.5 hours to get to Tartu by bus. Long-distance buses that run along the highway towards Tartu stop just beside the airport entrance. You can find more information on bus lines and stops https://www.tpilet.ee/en/. The airport bus station also has a self-service ticket dispenser where you can buy tickets for buses stopping at the airport on the way to Tartu. The machine accepts card payments. It's better to buy the ticket in the internet (you should choose ticket for journey - Tallinn Airport - Tartu). The bus will stop at Tartu just besides the hotel Dorpat.

By train

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From Tallinn Airport it takes approximately 2 hours to get to Tartu by train. The nearest train station Olemiste is in a walking distance from the airport. You can see the timetable and by tickets on the following internet site: elron.ee/en/. You have to use the bus or taxi to get from train station to the hotel in Tartu.

PARKING

Hotel Dorpat has a parking place where parking for overstaying clients is free of charge.

REGISTRATION FEE

Cover meeting cost for both days: 150 EUR

Please fill the registration form here: no later than Tuesday, 21st of January 2020

PAYMENT

An invoice will be sent to you after the registration. Payment deadline is Monday, 17th February 2020.

LOCAL ORGANIZERS

The local organizers are the Estonian Crop Research Institute

Andres Mäe: Andres.mae@etki.ee Liina Kann:  Liina.kann@etki.ee

PROGRAMME 12TH NORBARAG MEETING

Day 1 - Thursday 12th of March 2020

Registration from 8:30 am, coffee/tea will be served from

TimePresentations

09.30-09.45

Welcome from NORBARAG chair person and local organizers the Estonian Crop Research Institute

09:45-10.15

Estonian Crop Research Institute – past, present, future. (Pille Sooväli, ECRI)

10.15-12.00

Fungicide, herbicide and insecticide sub-group meetings

12.00-13.30

Lunch

13.30-15.00

Sub-group sessions

15.00-15.30

Coffee break

15.30-

Sub-group sessions

19.00

Dinner at the hotel

Day 2 - Friday 13th of March 2020

 

TimePresentations

08:30-09:00

Invited speaker Harry Teicher "Biopesticides in Crop Protection from a resistance perspective" (BioScience Solutions)

09:00-09:30

Invited speaker David Comont “Pesticide diversity and the evolution of generalist resistance” (Rothamsted Research, UK)

09:30–10:00

Coffee break

10:00–10:45

Summaries from the three sub-groups fungicide resistance, herbicide resistance and insecticide resistance

10:45–11:15

Panel discussion

11:15–11:45

Close of meeting, announcement of new sub-chairs and planning group for 2021 meeting followed by lunch

11:45-

Lunch

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