From: 04/11/2009 until: 06/11/2009

4th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis

The scientific program will cover both advanced analytical / bioanalytical technologies and food analysis applications related to the following areas:

  • Residues and contaminants
  • Authenticity, traceability, fraud
  • Flavours and odours
  • Processing and packaging contaminants
  • Mycotoxins, marine and plant toxins
  • Allergens
  • Genetically modified organisms (GMOs)
  • Nanoparticles
  • Novel foods, nutritional supplements, organic food

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Location: Prague, Czech Republic

From: 10/11/2009 until: 12/11/2009

Fourth International Conference on Coexistence between Genetically Modified (GM) and Non-GM based Agricultural Supply Chains (GMCC09)

Topic: The GMCC is a series of biannual international scientific conferences on "Coexistence between genetically modified (GM) and non-GM based agricultural supply chains". GMCC conferences gather the multidisciplinary scientific community involved in researching how agricultural supply chains can adapt to novel regulatory and market-driven coexistence requirements world-wide. GMCC conferences also serve policy-makers to access the latest scientific results and identify future research needs with policy relevance.

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Location: Melbourne, Australia

From: 02/12/2009 until: 03/12/2009

Final Trace Conference - How to trace the origin of food?

The European Project, TRACE "Tracing Food Commodities in Europe", is funded through the Food Quality and Safety Priority of the EU Framework VI research programme and has the aim to offer a traceability infrastructure that can trace and confirm the origin of food. This final conference will be dedicated mainly to the TRACE results.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Traceability systems
  • Systems for verifying geographical origin of food
  • Food verification systems
  • Traceability and the consumer
  • Traceability and the future

The conference leaflet can be found here.

For registration please use the on-line form.

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Location: Autoworld Brussels
Parc du Cinquantenaire 11
Bruxelles, Belgium

From: 16/06/2010 until: 18/06/2010

ISTA Seed Symposium 2010

Application and improvement of established and advanced technologies in seed testing.

Among others, the symposium will focus on aspects of purity: Varietal identification; seed lot heterogeneity and sampling; automated and computer-based methods for seed identification and assessment; seed processing; GM testing, the co-existence of GM and conventional seed production; contamination with fungal fruiting bodies, weeds and parasitic plants.

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Location: Cologne, Germany

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