14th International Congress of Crop Protection Chemistry

Organising Committee

Prof. Pieter Spanoghe
Ghent University (UGent), Belgium
Head of dept. of Crop Protection Chemistry

Dr. Nathan De Geyter
Ghent University (UGent), Belgium
Strategic Engagement Manager

Dr. John Unsworth
Consultancy / IUPAC, Global
Consultant / Chair IUPAC Committee on Crop Protection Chemistry
Division of Chemistry and the Environment/ Subcommittee on Crop Protection Chemistry

Ms. Britt Maestroni
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) / Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Global
Scientific Officer, Food and Environmental Protection Laboratory, Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture

Wolfgang Reinert
European Commission
Head of Sector 'Pesticides - Placing on the market'

Mr. Jean-Philippe Azoulay
ECPA, Europe
Director General

Mr. Euros Jones
ERM, Europe
Regulatory Consultant

Mr. Hans Mattaar
Pappas & Associates / AgroCare / ECCA, Europe
Senior Advisor Technical Director

Dr. Ivo Hostens
CEMA, Europe
Technical Director

Mr. Luc Peeters
Copa-Cogeca, Europe
Chairman of the WP Phytosanitary issues

Ms. Eglė Baecke-Eimontaitė
Freshfel, Europe
Director Food Quality, European Fresh Produce Association

Dr. Van Bol Vincent
FPS Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment, Belgium
Coordinateur du Plan Fédéral de Réduction des Pesticides

Ir. Peter Jaecken
Phytofar, Belgium
Secretary General

Dr. Roland Solecki
Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Germany
Head of Department Pesticide Safety

Dr. Eva Van Hende
Eastman Chemical Technology, Belgium
Group Leader Application Development & Technical Service Crop Protection

Prof. Marnik van Clooster
University Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Professor Environmental Sciences

Prof. Claude Bragard
University Louvain-la-Neuve / Comité régional PHYTO, Belgium
Research on Applied Microbiology

Prof. David Zaruk
Université Saint-Louis Bruxelles and Odisee (part of KULeuven)
Professor in communications

Dr. Ir. Ellen Pauwelyn
Inagro, Belgium
Coordinator Knowledge center Crop protection

Dr. David Nuyttens
Research Institute for Agriculture, fisheries and food (ILVO), Belgium
Precision crop farming research engineer

Dr. Clare Butler Ellis
Silsoe Spray Applications Unit Ltd, UK
Research Manager

Dr. Frederik van den Berg / ir. Jan van de Zande
Wageningen University & Research, the Netherlands
Senior Research Scientist

Prof. Jacob van Klaveren
National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), the Netherlands
Senior Scientific Advisor

Dr. Emilia Markellou
Benaki Phytopathological Institute (BPI), Greece
Senior Researcher

Prof. Per Kudsk
Aarhus University, Denmark
Head of Department of Agroecology - Crop Health

Prof. Ettore Cap
Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy
Full professor Faculty of Agriculture

Dragica Kolovic, dipl. chem.
Galenika Fitofarmacija, Serbia
Head of Research and Development

Prof. Lise Korsten
University of Pretoria, South Africa
Co Director DST/NRF Centre of Excellence Food Security

Dr. Negussie Megersa
​Addis Ababa University (AAU), Ethiopia
​Project leader: Trace level analysis of pollutants

Dr. Najam Akhtar Shakil
ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi, India
Principal Scientist, Agricultural Chemicals Division

Dr. Changling Liu
SYRICI (Sinochem), China
Senior Research Fellow, R&D Director

Prof. Yang Xinling
China Agricultural University (CAU), China
Vice-head and General Secretary, Beijing Pesticide Society

Prof. Hisashi Miyagawa
Kyoto University, Japan

Prof. Rai Kookana
CSIRO Australia / University of Adelaide, Australia
Vice President of IUPAC Chemistry and Environment Division

Prof. Andrew Hewitt
The University of Queensland, Australia
Senior Research Fellow

Prof. Elizabeth Carazo
University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica
Professor, Centro de Investigaciones en Contaminación Ambiental (CICA)

Dr. Stephen Duke
Research Leader

Dr. George P. Cobb
Baylor University, USA
Chairman, Department of Environmental Science

Dr. Kenneth Racke
Dow AgroSciences, USA
Global R&D Leader – Classic Herbicides and Insecticides

Dr. Laura L. McConnell
Bayer Crop Science, US
Senior Scientist, Environmental Safety

Dr. Ralf Nauen
Bayer AG, Germany
Principal Scientist

Prof. Dr. Peter Jeschke
Bayer AG, Germany
Principal Scientist, Small Molecules Research, Pest Control Chemistry

Prof. Peter Maienfisch
Syngenta Crop Protection AG, Basel, Switzerland / East China Institute of Science & Technology (ECUST), Shanghai, China
Research Portfolio Manager Insecticides & Seedcare / hon. Professor

Ir. Jan Langenakens
General Manager

Ir. Hervé Legros
Redebel Regulatory Affairs, Belgium
Registration and Regulatory Affairs Manager

Dr. Tineke De Wilde / An Van Den Bosch
Arche Consulting, Belgium
Project Manager

Dr. Caroline A Harris
Exponent International Ltd., UK

Prof. Zisis Vryzas
Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Head of Lab. Agricultural Pharmacology and Ecotoxicology

Dr. Kaushik Banerjee
ICAR-National Research Centre for Grapes, India
Principal Scientist, National Referral Laboratory on agrochemical residues in plant products

Prof. Vania G. Zuin
Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil
Head of the Green Chemistry Group within the Natural Products Group, Department of Chemistry

Prof. Jeong Han Kim
Seoul National University, Korea
Professor Dept. of Agricultural Biotechnology, Former President of Korean Society of Pesticide Science

Prof. Frederic Lebeau
University of Liege - Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech, Belgium
Professor Dept. Biosystem Engineering

Mr. Gary Dean
Envigo, UK
Business Lead Consultant - Crop Protection

Dr. Rianda Gerritsen-Ebben
TNO, the Netherlands
Senior project manager, Risk Analysis for Products in Development

Dr. Christophe Neumann
Crop Life International AISBL, Belgium
Director International Regulatory Affairs

John Aponte
Clariant, Switzerland
Global Technical Marketing Crop Solutions