4 Apr - 5 Apr 2017, Park Inn by Radisson Köln City West, Cologne/Germany
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Get-Together on Monday, 3 April 2017
Will you arrive on Monday? Come to the hotel bar at 8 p.m. and meet other participants and experts in a relaxed atmosphere.
9.00 Registration and coffee
9.30 Welcome address by Akademie Fresenius and introduction by the Chair
Dieter Schrenk, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Anja Friel, European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Italy
Thomas Kuhl, Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Germany
10.40 Coffee break
Alan R. Boobis, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Dee Clarke, Syngenta, United Kingdom
12.10 Panel discussion
Roberto Manos, European Commission, DG SANTE, Belgium
Nicolas Breysse, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES), France
15.00 Panel discussion
15.30 Coffee break
Christian Prohaska, Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES), Austria
Yukiko Yamada, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan
17.00 Panel discussion
18.00 End of the first conference day
19.00 Departure time for the evening event
After the first conference day Akademie Fresenius would like to invite you to a leisurely evening in Cologne. You have the opportunity of better getting to know other participants you met during the day over a relaxed meal.
8.30 Welcome address by the Chair
Monika Bross, BASF, Germany
Bernadette Ossendorp, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), The Netherlands
Stephanie Melching-Kollmuss, BASF, Germany
Wolfgang Dekant, University of Würzburg, Germany
10.10 Panel discussion
10.40 Coffee break
Karsten Hohgardt, Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL), Germany
Janet Cade, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
12.10 Panel discussion
Luc Peeters, Copa-Cogeca, Belgium
Sarvesh Rai, Indian Embassy, Belgium
13.40 Panel discussion and closing remarks by the Chair
14.10 Lunch buffet and end of the conference
Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Alan R. Boobis is Professor of Biochemical Pharmacology at Imperial College London and Director of the Public Health England Toxicology Unit. He has been a member of the EFSA PPR Panel and the Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain. He is co-chair of the Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues, chair/vice-chair of the Joint FAO/ WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (residues of veterinary drugs) and chair of the UK Committee on Toxicity.mehrweniger
French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES), France
Nicolas Breysse has been for 8 years in charge of pesticide risk assessment for consumer safety in the Regulated Products Directorate of the French agency for food, environmental and occupational health safety. He is involved in the processes of active substances approbation, plant protection products registration and MRLs setting and review, as well as in working groups on the revision of guidelines (EU or OECD) for pesticide risk assessment for consumer safety.mehrweniger
Monika Bross has been working at BASF Agricultural Center in Limburgerhof for more than 20 years. Within BASF she has been involved in all types of residue and metabolism studies, but also in dietary exposure assessment and the preparation of submission documents to authorities (EU, US, JMPR). Monika is chairing the ECPA Residue Expert Group and is member of related ad-hoc teams on dietary exposure assessment and cumulative assessment.mehrweniger
University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Janet Cade leads the Nutritional Epidemiology Group at the University of Leeds. She serves on the UK Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT). She was the first Registrar for the Association for Nutrition. Her group is developing a new WHO Collaborating Centre in Nutritional Epidemiology.mehrweniger
Syngenta, United Kingdom
Dee Clarke has been working within the crop protection industry for more than 25 years, starting in residue chemistry and latterly in dietary risk assessment. She is currently Group Leader for Consumer Safety at Syngenta and member of the ECPA Residue Expert Group.mehrweniger
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Italy
Anja Friel is a Senior Scientific Officer in EFSA’s Pesticides Unit since 2004, which she joined after having worked in the Pesticides Safety Department at the BfR. Her expertise is in the behaviour of pesticides residues and in dietary exposure and risk assessments of chemicals.mehrweniger
Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL), Germany
Karsten Hohgardt is Head of a unit responsible for risk management in the field of toxicology and residue behaviour of plant protection products and their active substances. Since 2006 he is also Deputy Head of Department „Plant Protection Products“ at BVL. His main experience lies in MRL setting and residue behaviour.mehrweniger
Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Germany
Thomas Kuhl is Senior Scientific Officer in the Pesticides Safety Department of BfR with scientific background in agronomy, soil science and toxicology. He is a member of EFSA´s PPR Panel since 2012 and chaired the Working Group on Guidance on the establishment of the residue definition for dietary risk assessment.mehrweniger
Stephanie Melching-Kollmuss has been working as European and Global Regulatory Toxicologist for plant protection products at BASF since 2006. Her research interest is in the field of combined toxicity assessment and she was/is involved in ECETOC and Cefic LRI projects. She is member of ECPA working groups on "cumulative risk assessment".mehrweniger
National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), The Netherlands
Bernadette Ossendorp is Head of the Department “Food Safety” at the Centre for Nutrition, Prevention and Health Services of RIVM. She has been a member of the Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR), and a member of the EFSA PPR panel. She coordinates the WHO Collaborating Centre on Chemical Food Safety at RIVM.mehrweniger
Luc Peeters is a member of the BelOrta staff responsible for external relations. Before he was a general manager of the research and development centre for vegetable crops, including responsibility for implementation of national food safety monitoring system for fruit and vegetables. He is currently the Chairman of the Copa-Cogeca Working Party on Phytosanitary Questions and a member of the EFSA Stakeholder Consultative Group on Emerging Risks.mehrweniger
Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES), Austria
Christian Prohaska studied food- and biotechnology in Vienna. He worked for public bodies dealing with the risk assessment of plant protection products before he gained a postgraduate degree in toxicology and started working at AGES in 2002.mehrweniger
Embassy of India, Belgium
Sarvesh Rai is an Adviser in the Indian Mission for European Union since November 2014, handling agriculture and marine products issues. Earlier he has served in the Government of India for about 10 years. His last posting was in the Ministry of Agriculture as Director, Plant Protection and Trade.mehrweniger
University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Dieter Schrenk has been Professor for Food Chemistry and Environmental Toxicology at the University of Kaiserslautern since 1996. In 2005 he took on the full professorship for Food Chemistry and Toxicology.mehrweniger
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan
Yukiko Yamada is an international food safety consultant, guest scholar of the National Institute of Health Sciences of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, and advisor to the Vice-minister of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), Japan. She received a PhD in biochemistry, worked in a university in Japan, the Codex Alimentarius Commission Secretariat, and MAFF, and retired in March 2013 as the Director-General for Technological Affairs/Chief Scientific Officer. She was once a vice-chair of the OECD Working Group on Pesticides and has been a member of JMPR since 2002.mehrweniger
We have reserved a limited number of rooms for our participants at reduced rates at the hotel. These rooms can be booked up to 6 weeks prior to the start of the event. Please book early and directly through the hotel quoting„Fresenius“ as reference.
Representatives of an authority or a public university are therefore eligible for a reduced fee of € 795.00 plus VAT per person (please provide evidence). The reduced fee cannot be combined with other rebates.
For joint bookings received from one company we grant a 15 % discount from the third participant onwards (it doesn’t apply for representatives of an authority or a public university).
Although we cannot substitute an intensive exchange with your fellow colleagues, we can provide you with a complete set of event documentation. The event documentation package includes all the presentations on the event agenda (subject to the approval of our speakers). It will be sent out around two weeks after the event once we have received your payment (free of shipping costs). We will also provide you with details on how to access the restricted download section on our website. This section contains all the latest versions of the presentations in colour and in digital form.
Price: € 295.00 plus VAT
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