7th Latin American Pesticide Residue Workshop

May 5th to 8th, 2019

Foz do Iguazu, Brazil

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Preliminary Program



Throughout LAPRW 2019 there will be simultaneous translation English/Spanish and Spanish/English


However, there will NOT be simultaneous translation during pre and post workshop courses


Confirmed Speakers/Lectures

Is this finding related to a pesticide use or not? Digging into the sources of “pesticide-related” compounds encountered in food

Dr. Michelangelo Anastassiades - European Union Reference Laboratory for Single Residue Methods, CVUA Stuttgart, Germany

Residues in organic food: Enforcement cases

Dr. Andreas Schürmann - Kantonales Labor, Zurich, Switzerland

Monitoring and Dietary Risk Assessment for Pesticide Residues in Brazilian Food – Glyphosate Analysis and Toxicological Re-evaluation Process

MSc. Adriana T. de Sousa Pottier - General Management of Toxicology (GGTOX), National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA), Brazil

How to set priorities for inclusion of pesticides in the scopes of residue analytical methods – An European perspective

Dr. Lutz Alder - formerly German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Germany

Development of a multiresidue method for pesticide residues analysis in fat tissues by acetonitrile extraction and Triple Quadrupole determination

Dr. Patrizia Pelosi – Italian National Institute of Health (IIS), Italy

EU experiences on pesticide monitoring

Dr. Hermine Reich - European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Italy

Brazilian national plan for control of residues and contaminants in products of plant origin - PNCRC/Plant

Dr. Rosana R. de Vasconcellos - Secretariat of Agricultural Defense (DAS), Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA), Brazil

Are pesticide residue levels safe for infants and young children?

Dr. Thomas Kuhl - German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Germany

Reference Materials for Food Safety: The NIST Approach

Dr. Jacolin Murray - National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), USA

Improvement in analytical performance from participation in EU proficiency test on cereals and feed

Dr. Susan Strange Herrmann - European Union Reference Laboratory for Cereals and Feeding Stuff, Denmark

Bee and Bee Products

Challenges in determining the exposure of pollinators to pesticides

Dr. Brian Eitzer, Department of Analytical Chemistry - The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, USA

Evaluation of pesticide residues in honey bees and beehive products. Monitoring in Spain

Dra. Maria Dolores Hernando Guil – National Institute of Agricultural and Food Research and Technology (INIA), Spain

What do pesticide residues collected by honey bees teach us?

Prof. Dr. Silvina Niell – Group of Trace Compound Analysis (GACT)/ North CENUR of La Republica University, Uruguay

Neonicotinoids in bee and bee products, analytical methodology and application to a field study

Prof. Dr. Maria Rosa Repetti - Program of Research and Analysis of Chemical Residues and Contaminants (PRINARC) of National University of Litoral, Argentina

Chromatography - Low and High Resolution Mass Spectometry Techniques

Advantages and disadvantages of MS and HRMS platforms for pesticide residue analysis

Prof. Dr. Amadeo Fernandez-Alba – University of Almeria/European Union Reference Laboratory for Fruits and Vegetables, Spain

Complimentary use of GC- /LC-HRMS to GC- /LC-MS Triple Quad MS/MS in routine pesticide multi and single residue analysis

Dr. André de Kok – Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority, The Netherlands

The impact of optimizing important LC- and MS- parameters to get the best performance when screening and quantifying by LC-Q-Orbitrap

Dr. Susanne Ekroth – Swedish National Food Agency, Sweden

Screening methods for determination of pesticide residues in fruits and vegetables using LC-high resolution mass spectrometry – Orbitrap

Prof. Dr. Jairo A. G. Dallos – Colombia National University, Colombia

Sample Preparation/Analytical Procedures

Research to meet pesticide residue analysis needs requires resourcefulness, not necessarily resources

Dr. Steven Lehotay – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), USA

Development and validation of a robust, Selective Multi-Residue Method for Glyphosate and 13 other polar pesticides/metabolites

Dr. Sonia Herrera Lopez – Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority, The Netherlands

Environmental pesticide monitoring in intensive tropical agricultural systems: How to focus?

Prof. Dr. Clemens Ruepert, Central American Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances (IRET) - National University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica