29th – 30th OCTOBER 2018 - VIENNA, AUSTRIA
Venue: AGES Conference Centre, Spargelfeldstraße 191, A-1220 Vienna, Austria.
Organizer: Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety GmbH - AGES, Institute for the Evaluation and Authorisation of Plant Protection Products, and AGES-Akademie, Spargelfeldstraße 191, A-1220 Vienna, Austria.
The Forum is organized under the auspices of the Federal
Ministry of Sustainability and Tourism, Vienna, Austria.
The CEUREG Forum is a technical conference for plant protection products regulation experts from Central and Eastern European countries and provides an opportunity to share information and experience between regulatory agencies in charge of authorisation, management and control of such products. In the last years it also gives information about products that are not classified as plant protection products but in general are used in plants protection.

The most important objectives of the CEUREG Forum activities are solving the problems related to the authorisation process under current EU legislation and reduction of the risk of pesticides use, misuse of the parallel trade, illegal trade, application of pesticides in/near residential areas.

The annual meetings of the CEUREG Forum are good platform for discussion on the current important topics with experts from CEUREG Forum countries, other EU member states, EU candidates, potential candidates countries and third countries, industry of plant protection (e.g. European Crop Protection Association, European Crop Care Association, national crop protection associations), European Commission and also from other international organizations (e.g. OECD).

Over the past twenty three years the Forum has been organised by experts from Hungarian Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Budapest in a close cooperation with the colleagues from the Plant Protection Products Section of the State Phytosanitary Administration of the Czech Republic from Brno and the Polish Institute of Plant Protection - National Research Institute from Poznan.
On CEUREG Forum XI was agreed the rotational principle for Forum organization, being applied first in 2009, when CEUREG Forum XIII was organized by the Institute of Plant Protection in Poznań.
This is the second time the CEUREG Forum is held again after six years in Austria and organized by the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety GmbH - AGES, in Vienna.
  • to initiate common approach to different issues related to pesticide regulation,
  • to promote international cooperation,
  • to share information