Autumn 2020, Location to be announced shortly

International Akademie Fresenius Conference Microplastics


Given the current developments regarding the Corona Virus outbreak, we have decided to postpone the Akademie Fresenius Conference “Microplastics“ to autumn 2020. All participants of the conference have been informed by us via e-mail. We are working tirelessly to set a new date for the conference and will be sharing the definite date with you shortly. Over the next few weeks, we will be providing you with more information and keep you updated.



Regulatory Changes

    • European Commission: Update on microplastics and the EU Plastics Strategy
    • ECHA: REACH restriction of intentionally added microplastics – status update
    • Practical evidence for in favor of discussing a refinement of the new legal framework: The example of polyethylene wax
    • Cefic perspective on the expected regulatory changes
    • Industry perspective on ECHA‘s restriction proposal: The implications for polymer dispersions and their down-stream industrial uses
    • Intentionally added microplastics in agricultural products

    Risk Assessment

    • The German BfR on microplastics in food:Oral uptake, toxicology and initial aspects of risk assessment
    • Modeling the flows of microplastic to the environment
    • Transferring microplastic fate and effects knowledge from the environment to human health
      Understanding microplastic exposure and hazard in a global context

      Proactive Solutions

      • Microplastic to microfibers – How to achieve zero leakage to the environment

      Who do you meet?

      Professionals working in the fields of:

      • Product stewardship
      • Regulatory affairs
      • Registration and authorisation
      • Ecotoxicology
      • Hazard, exposure and risk assessment 
      • Research and development
      • Scientific advisory
      • Analytical science

      Sectors that should take part:

      • Agrochemical industry
      • Chemical industry (producers of polymers)
      • Cosmetics industry
      • Personal care industry
      • Paints, waxes and polishes industry
      • Research institutes
      • Authorities
      • Scientific consultancies
      • Professional associations
      • Food industry

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      Ihre Ansprechpartnerin

      Anne Möller
      Inhalt und Konzeption

      +49 231 75896-84