International Meeting. Pesticides in Argentina: Use, occurrence, environmental fate and degradation

Project framework:

Knowledge for Pesticides Control (KNOWPEC)

European Union

 

Date: February 19-23, 2018.

Site: Av. Chorroarín 280, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Monday 19th, February 2018

Time Subject   EXPOSITOR
8:30 to 9:00 Registration
9:00 to 9:30 Opening ceremony
9:30 to 10:00 KNOWPEC: Objectives and future perspectives Carmen Sans

(Spain)

10:00 to 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 to 11:30 Overview of pesticide use in Argentina Alicia Fernández Cirelli

(Argentina)

11:30 to 12:30 Non destructive methods for pesticide monitoring Analia Iriel

(Argentina)

12:30 to 13:00 Surfactants as adjuvants in pesticide formulations. Romina Pessagno (Argentina)
13:00 to 14:00 Lunch
14:00 to 15:00 Study of chlorpyrifos and endosulfan in the southeast of Buenos Aires, Argentina Cecile du Mortier

(Argentina)

15:00 to 16:00 National Institute of Agricultural Technology (INTA) Ramiro Cid

(Argentina)

16:00 to 16:30 Photodegradation of organophosphorus pesticide dichlorvos in water. Nahuel Bustos (Argentina)
16:30 to 17:00 Water pollution assessment of pesticide residues in Buenos Aires Dante Rojas (Argentina)

 

Tuesday 20th, February 2018

TIME Subject  EXPOSITOR
9:30 to 10:30 National Action Plans in Europe for the Sustainable Use  of Pesticides, Prospects and Challenges  Zisis Vryzas

(Greece)

10:30 to 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 to 12:00 Registration of phytosanitary products in Argentina Daniel Mazzarella

(Argentina)

12:00 to 13:00 Pesticides in transgenic cultures in Buenos Aires and human exposure Edda Villamil

(Argentina)

13:00 to 14:00 Lunch
14:00 to 15:30 Fate of anthropic pollutants to Suquía River basin. Transfer to aquatic biota, including edible fish. Daniel Wunderlin

(Argentina)

15:30 to 16:30 National Program of Plant Protection  (INTA) Jorge E. Frana

(Argentina)

16:30 to 17:30 Pesticide Risk Assessment approaches in Europe Carmel Ramwell

(United Kingdom)

Wednesday 21th, February 2018

TIME SUBJECT EXPOSITOR
9:00 to 10:30 Pesticide Residues in Precipitation, Surface and

Groundwater Bodies of Greece

Zisis Vryzas

(Greece)

10:30 to 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 to 11:30 Law No. 27279 Integral management of empty

containers of phytosanitary

Candela Nassi

(Argentina)

11:30 to 12:00 Tools and policies for dealing with pesticide-contaminated sites Leonardo Pfluger

(Argentina)

12:00 to 13:00 Risk Management: An English perspective Carmel Ramwell

(United Kingdom)

13:00 to 14:00 Lunch
14:00 to 15:30 On the method development for pesticide residue analysis

in complex matrices from different origins

Horacio Heinzen

(Uruguay)

15:30 to 16:30 Environmental and Human Cumulative Risk Assessment

of Pesticides Using Local Monitoring

Laia Herrero Nogareda

(Denmark)

16:30 to 17:30 Evaluation of pesticide contamination in agricultural areas

of Bolivia and treatment alternatives for the removal

Maria Mercedes Alvarez Caero (Bolivia)

Thursday 22th, February 2018

TIME SUBJECT EXPOSITOR
9:30 to 10:30 Ozone application on the removal of pesticides and emerging contaminants Carmen Sans

(Spain)

10:30 to 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 to 12:30 Advance Oxidation Processes: Applications to degradation of water pollutants Orlando Alfano

and

Cristina Zalazar

(Argentina)

12:30 to 13:00 Glyphosate and AMPA degradation in biobeds using alfalfa straw, wheat stubble and river waste. Cristina Zalazar (Argentina)
13:00 to 14:00 Lunch
14:00 to 15:00 Advanced oxidation processes for environmental applications Carmen Sans

(Spain)

15:00 to 16:00 National Institute of  Industrial  Technology (INTI) Leila Devia

(Argentina)

16:00 to 17:00 General aspects developed by the CICA-UCR as part of the KNOWPEC Project. Greivin Pérez

(Costa Rica)

Friday 23th, February 2017

TIME SUBJECT EXPOSITOR
9:00 to 10:30 Twenty five years of Glyphosate in the Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences (FCEN-UBA) Mary dos Santos Afonso

(Argentina)

10:30 to 12:00 Use of pesticides in Argentina: Environmental fate of glyphosate José Luis Costa (Argentina)
14:00 to 13:30 Levels of Persistent Organic Pollutants and Emerging Contaminants in Latin American Atmosphere Karina Miglioranza (Argentina)

 

Monday 26th, February 2018

 

Outdoor excursion (9 a 18 hs):

– Visit to the agricultural location “Los Patricios” in the city of San Pedro, Buenos Aires.

 

Tuesday 27th, February 2018

 

TIME SUBJECT
9:30 a 12:00 Group discussion between project partners in order to evaluate acting and future perspective    
12:00 a 13:00 Lunch