Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C), B&C Consortia Management, L.L.C. (BCCM), The Acta Group, L.L.C. (Acta), and The Acta Group EU, Ltd (Acta EU) are pleased to announce that on April 8, 2011, Lynn L. Bergeson and James V. Aidala will speak at the CropLife America and Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE) 2011 Spring Conference, 'Seeking Scientific Solutions in a Regulatory Landscape,' on two key issues -- the future of nanotechnology and the challenges in pesticide regulation. The conference will focus on up-to-date science and regulatory issues impacting the crop protection and specialty pesticide industries, including issues such as transparency and scientific integrity, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting, spray drift, the Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP), and pesticide registration, as well as broader issues such as the role of science in the media. Speakers include representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), academia, scientific communities, and industry.
The conference will be held at the Marriott Crystal Gateway in Arlington, Virginia, on April 7-8, 2011. Information on how to register for this event is available online.