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PAE Session 10

  • Event Detail
Event : PAE Session 10
Start Date : 2018-04-10
End Date : 2018-04-13
Organized at : , Barcelona, Spain-
Description :

The main objective is training the staff of competent authorities and other stakeholders in order to keep them updated with the aspects of EU law in the area of inspection and calibration of pesticide application equipment (PAE), being able to achieve a harmonized, objective and adequate process in all Member States (MS).

Additionally it is intended to spread this activity among other countries outside EU, as relevant food suppliers to the EU

Programme:

Topics included in the program are focused on main aspects related with the mandatory inspection of sprayers in use in EU and also the important aspect related with calibration of the sprayers.

According the Sustainable Use Directive (128/2009/CE) topics as official procedure of the inspections, the situation of new ISO standards, administrative procedure, technical requirements and differences among EU members should be addressed during the three days courses. Linked to that, and also following the SUD statement concerning calibration of sprayers, aspects as nozzle selection process, determination of the optimal volume rate, drift reduction and good agricultural practices will be included.

Precision agriculture has been also included as a part of the program, giving to the attendants some guidelines about the state of the art and possibilities of the use of new technologies to improve the pesticide application process.

Program has been organized in a logical order combining administrative, technical and practical aspects. Workshops, discussion sessions and case studies have been selected and programmed to make more attractive and profitable the course for the attendants.

Training center & Accommodation:
Objectives:

Ensure a harmonized, practical and suitable training process for staff in charge of the organization of inspector’s training activities in Europe.

Accomplish whit the received mandate from European Commission in the sense of be ready to inspect all type of PAE, giving a training contents of all type of PAE suitable to be inspected.

Keep participants updated with the latest developments or developments in the spray application technologies.

Propose the requested knowledge and methods so that the staff in charge may guarantee a stand level of quality, not only during the training activities but also during the inspection procedure itself.

Give main directions and clear processes about the important aspects of calibration and maintenance of PAEs.

Deadline for registration:
Selection procedure:

The criterias to attend the training session are the following:

  • Relevance to daily work: Staff of Competent Authority of the MS involved in official control activities and field inspectors of PAE. Also can be included delegates from candidate members and EFTA/EEA countries.
  • Sufficient level of language: participants should master the official language of the training sessions (English).
  • Ability to share their experience: priority will be given to participants whom the position will allow to share with colleagues the outputs of the training.
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