Committee locations

The Regulation of Agvet Chemicals and Technologies (RACT) 2023 Conference Committee is located at the University of New England in Armidale, NSW, Australia. Click here to email us directly.

RACT 2023 Conference Co-Conveners

Professor Paul Martin
Paul Martin is a Professor of Law in the Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law at the University of New England. Professor Martin is also the Director of the Australian Centre for Agriculture and Law.

Professor David Miron
Director Regional Development at University of New England, Armidale.

Dr Melissa Palviainen
Regulatory Affairs Specialist – Crop Protection Fungicides & Insecticides.

Rachel Chay
A/g Deputy Chief Executive Officer – Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority

Karen Booth
Manager ACVM Programmes and Appraisals
Assurance – New Zealand Food Safety – Haumaru Kai Aotearoa
Ministry for Primary Industries – Manatū Ahu Matua

Dr Aleta Knowles
Head of Clinical Research and Regulatory Affairs
Virbac Australia Pty Ltd

Gregory Sekulic
Director ‑ Agricultural Chemical Policy – Crop Life Australia

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