The EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs is hosting the next meeting of the North American Free Trade Agreement Technical Working Group on Pesticides on Nov. 17, 2011, in Arlington, Va. Agenda topics include an update on key science and policy issues, joint/global reviews of pesticide submissions, international pesticides initiatives, and two special break-out sessions on encouraging minor-use joint reviews and streamlining the registration process. The preliminary public agenda provides additional details (PDF) (2 pp, 41K About PDF).

Interested stakeholders should submit their registration forms (PDF) (2 pp, 26K About PDF) by Nov. 4. Please note that the hotel deadline for reserving a reduced-rate room is Oct. 31 (see details in the Registration Form).

The meeting will be held in the First Floor Conference Center South (Room S-1204-06) at One Potomac Yard, 2777 S. Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202. To teleconference in, dial 1-866-299-3188, followed by conference code 703-305-5561#.