» Registration is now open for the Twelfth Antimicrobial Workshop, June 7-8, 2018 at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel, Arlington, VA. Take advantage of early bird registration today!

The Antimicrobial Workshop is sponsored by the American Chemistry Council Biocides Panel, the Consumer Specialty Products Association, and ISSA, the Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association, in coordination with the the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s  Antimicrobials Division.  

Why Attend?

The Twelfth Antimicrobial Workshop is your opportunity to obtain the latest policy, regulatory, and procedural information critical to the manufacture, marketing and sale of antimicrobial pesticides.

Antimicrobial pesticides (such as disinfectants, sanitizers and preservatives) are one of the most highly-regulated product categories in our industry, making it critical for companies to stay abreast of the ever-changing regulatory landscape in which they operate.

Stay ahead of the regulatory curve and ensure your success in the marketplace by attending the Twelfth Antimicrobial Workshop where you will receive the latest information directly from federal, state and international regulators.

Who Should Attend?

The workshop is vital for personnel with regulatory responsibilities, technical staff, marketing professionals and management.

Agenda Highlights

The agenda for the Twelfth Antimicrobial Workshop was developed with the input of industry and EPA to ensure that it addresses those topics that are not only timely but critical to the regulated community. Topics include:

  • EPA/FDA Dual Jurisdiction: Food Use and Medical Devices
  • FDA Regulations for Antibacterial Washes and Rubs
  • State Ingredient Disclosure Initiatives for Antimicrobial Products
  • Disinfectant Claims for Emerging Viral Pathogens
  • EPA DfE Pilot Program for Disinfectants
  • EU, Korea, China and Canada:  Antimicrobial Regulatory Developments

General Overview

Thursday, June 7, 2018

  • 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Program
  • 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Complimentary Networking Reception

Friday, June 8, 2018

  • 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Program

Networking Reception

Attendees are invited to attend a complimentary networking reception scheduled for Thursday, June 7 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  This reception provides you with the perfect opportunity to network with your peers and EPA representatives in a relaxed, social setting.


Early bird registration (through March 31, 2017): $695. Registration starting April 1, 2017: $745.

A registration form can be obtained by clicking here. To register for the program, please complete the registration form and forward it along with the appropriate payment to the attention of Tracy Weber, ISSA, 3300 Dundee Road, IL 60062; Fax 847.982.1922; tracy@issa.com.

Hotel Information

The Twelfth Antimicrobial Workshop will be held at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel, 2800 Potomac Ave., Arlington, VA—close to Washington’s Reagan National Airport and minutes away from downtown Washington, DC.

The Renaissance is offering a special rate of $239 for attendees requiring overnight accommodations if reservations are made by May 16, 2018. To make your reservations, click here or call 703.413.1300. Be sure to mention the “Antimicrobial Workshop” to receive the special rate.

For your convenience, the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel operates a complimentary shuttle to and from Washington’s Reagan National Airport. Contact the Renaissance for more detailed information.  


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