The RACT 2023 conference will help broaden the understanding of regulatory science, policy and practice issues including ‘red tape’ reduction, changing community expectations of risk and technology.
RACT 2023 will provide a forum where future science, technical and regulatory issues can be discussed, high-quality evidence-based decision-making can be promoted and regulatory agencies, industry, Government and research organisations can share ideas and pursue solutions to complex challenges.
The RACT 2023 Committee encourages papers that explore current and emerging opportunities and challenges associated with the regulation of agvet chemicals and technologies. Help shape the programme by contributing your work under the following themes:
Stream 1: Process Improvement • Including:
Electronic or smart labelling, Spray drift, Data Sharing, Data Mining and Global Joint Reviews, Data transportability.
Steam 2: Futures • Including:
Emerging technologies and regulation of autonomous vehicles and drones/UAV, Lab grown proteins, Science to support growers and regulators, Topical RNAi Regulator, Emerging agricultural industries (i.e. cultured meats; milks; new plant based products), Emerging “AgTech” and new AgVet Technologies (i.e. new crop protection technologies and systems; medicinal marijuana).
Stream 3: Social and Legal • Including:
Political, Social and Legal issues, Social Licence, Pathways to legislation/regulation, Activism, Future Topics, Sustainability and Regulating through a Global Pandemic.
Stream 4: Biosecurity, Access and Trade • Including:
Biosecurity, Access and Trade, Impact of international regulatory policies and the effect on Australian markets, Science to support growers and regulators.
Stream 5: Effect of regulatory aspects on innovation • Including:
How do start-ups get their regulatory information? Education, Training, Communication and Perception.
Full conference – Early bird rate $870
Full conference – Standard rate $990
Full conference – Concession rate $350
Single day rate – $400
Additional dinner ticket – $100
Full registration includes a dinner ticket
Early bird registrations close: 24th December 2022
Registrations close: 10th of January 2023