1 Jun - 2 Jun 2017, Atrium Hotel Mainz/Germany
Managing Directors, Boards of Directors, Members of Supervisory Boards, Managers and Scientists in the fields of:
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Will you arrive on Wednesday? Come to the hotel bar at 8 p.m. and meet other participants and speakers in a relaxed atmosphere.
8.30 Registration and coffee
9.00 Welcome address by Akademie Fresenius and introduction by the Chair
Andreas Meisterernst, Meisterernst Rechtsanwälte (law firm), Germany
Amire Mahmood, Federal Ministry of Health and Women’s Affairs, Austria
Sean Strain, Ulster University, United Kingdom
11.00 Panel discussion
11.30 Coffee break
Stefanie Bröring, University of Bonn, Germany
Christian Ballke, Meisterernst Rechtsanwälte (law firm), Germany
13.00 Panel discussion
Lea Pollak, National Institute of Public Health, Croatia
Sophie Hieke, European Food Information Council, Belgium
15.40 Panel discussion
16.00 Coffee break
Patrick Coppens, EAS-Strategies, Belgium
Anne-Marie Orth, RDA Scientific Consultants, Germany
17.30 Panel discussion
17.45 End of the first conference day
18.45 Departure time for the evening event
After the first conference day, Akademie Fresenius would like to invite you to a leisurely evening at Wasem Kloster Engelthal, a former monastery dating from the 13th century. You have the opportunity of better getting to know other participants you met during the day over a relaxed meal and wine from the Rheinhessen region.
Chairperson: Andreu Palou, University of Balearic Islands, Spain
Specialised Nutrition Europe (SNE), Belgium (invited)
Colleen Fogarty Draper, Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences, Switzerland
10.30 Panel discussion
11.00 Coffee break
Bruno Scarpa, Ministry of Health, Italy
Valeria D. di Giorgi Gerevini, Ministry of Health, Italy
Louise Dye, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Lu Sang, Arla Foods Ingredients, Denmark
13.00 Panel discussion and closing remarks
13.30 Lunch buffet and end of the conference
Meisterernst Rechtsanwälte, Germany
Christian Ballke is a partner of Meisterernst Rechtsanwälte (law firm) in Munich, Germany. He advises and represents his clients on food law matters and on issues of intellectual property law, especially trademark and unfair competition law.mehrweniger
University of Bonn, Germany
Since 2013 Stefanie Bröring is full professor for “Technology and innovation management in Agribusiness” at the University of Bonn in Germany. From 2009-2013 she was Prof. for Food Chain Management at the University of Applied Sciences in Osnabrück. Since 2008 she is research fellow at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. Prior to academia she worked in the agri-food industry and gained a wide array of consulting and industry experience working mainly in new business development-related functions as well as marketing. After her studies in Lübeck, Münster and Rotterdam she obtained her PhD on “Innovation management of functional foods” from the University of Münster in Germany including a research stay at the University of Quebec at Montreal and the Institute of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods in Quebec City, Canada. Her research focuses on the challenges of technology and innovation management across agri-food chains and networks, industry convergence between foods and drugs as well as the impact of health claims on innovation.mehrweniger
Patrick Coppens is a leading expert in the field of food law. He has held various positions within the Dutch Royal Numico group and has been closely involved in debates on health claims as chair of the health claims working groups at FoodDrinkEurope and the European dietetic food association. In January 2005 he joined EAS Strategies, the Brussels-based advisers specialising in regulatory and strategic advice on nutritional products, where he currently is the Regional Director for Europe, Middle-East & Africa. Given his in-depth knowledge of food law, he has worked as advisor to a number of trade bodies, including the European Responsible Nutrition Alliance, the European Botanical Forum and currently as Director Regulatory and Scientific Affairs of Food Supplements Europe. He has been involved in Health Claims for over 20 years, as chair of the European Food and Dietetic Food Federation's health claims task forces and advisor to European Food Supplements Associations. He took part in the development of the article 13 list and authored several articles and guidance documents relating to health claims.mehrweniger
Valeria Di Giorgi
Ministero della Salute, Italy
Valeria D. di Giorgi Gerevini works for the Italian Ministry of Health in the department for food hygiene, food safety and nutrition.mehrweniger
University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Louise Dye is Professor of Nutrition and Behaviour in the Nutrition and Behaviour Group, based in the Human Appetite Research Unit in the School of Psychology, University of Leeds. She has held MRC and Royal Society Postdoctoral Fellowships in the UK and Europe and a EU funded Marie Curie Professorial Fellowship in Jena, Germany. Professor Dye is a Chartered Health Psychologist and member of the British Psychological Society. She began her career in Human Psychopharmacology and has over 20 years experience in the assessment of cognitive function following nutritional and pharmacological intervention. She is Associate Editor of Nutritional Neuroscience and the European Journal of Nutrition. Currently, Professor Dye sits on the ILSI Plant based ingredients and mental performance expert group on for the Nutrition and Mental Performance task force.mehrweniger
Colleen Fogarty Draper
Nestlé Research Center
Colleen Fogarty Draper is a Registered Dietitian and scientific researcher at Nestle Institute of Health Sciences, currently pursuing her PhD in Nutritional Systems Biology at Leiden University. Colleen has spent the last decade and a half in nutritional systems biology research and integration into clinical practice and biotechnology directing nutritional genomics clinical research and commercial nutritional genomics product design. Colleen is currently focused on using novel research designs and approaches to data analysis to characterize the metabolic health of women; examining the kinetic metabolome and microbiome response to an “ultra-healthy” vegan diet challenge; and creating information systems for dietary capture and analysis.mehrweniger
European Food Information Council
Sophie Hieke has been the principal coordinator for the EU-funded project on consumers and health claims, thus devoting a large part of her professional career to better understanding the role health claims and symbols have on consumer behaviour.mehrweniger
Federal Ministry of Health and Women's Affairs, Austria
Amire Mahmood works for the Federal Ministry of Health and Women’s Affairs in Austria. She is a lawyer and Head of sub-division on food law and food labelling. She takes part in many Working Groups of the European Commission, among others she is the national expert at the Working Group on nutrition and health claims made on foods.mehrweniger
Meisterernst Rechtsanwälte, Germany
Andreas Meisterernst is Lawyer at Meisterernst Rechtsanwälte (law firm) in Munich, Germany. He is visiting lecturer at the Technical University of Munich as well as author and editor of a large number of publications.mehrweniger
RDA Scientific Consultants, Germany
Anne-Marie Orth, PhD is a state certified food chemist working for RDA Scientific Consultants GmbH since 2014. Her doctoral thesis was embedded in an EU funded project (FACET). She regularly works on various authorisations procedure.mehrweniger
University of the Balearic Islands, Spain
Andreu Palou is Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of the Balearic Islands in Spain. He is Coordinator of the European Large Collaborative Project BIOCLAIMS whose main task is to develop new scientific basis for future nutrigenomic-based health claims for food.mehrweniger
Croatian National Institute of Public Health
Lea Pollak is working in the Croatian National Institute of Public Health, as a Head of Department for Food Supplements and Biologically Active Substances and Head of Department for Food Safety. She is involved in the analyses, consulting, development, revision and implementation of EU legislations related to food supplements, PARNUT/FSG, nutrition and health claims, fortified foods and novel foods. She is the national expert/member in the European Working Group for Novel Food.mehrweniger
Arla Foods Ingredients
Lu Sang is Business Development Manager at Arla Foods Ingredients. She has an academic background as PhD at Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University. Arla Foods Ingredients Group is a global leader in natural whey ingredients for products in a range of categories – from bakery, beverages, dairy and ice cream to clinical, infant and sports nutrition.mehrweniger
Ulster University, United Kingdom
Professor Sean Strain has nine years' experience (2006-2015) as inaugural Chair of the EFSA Working Group on Claims and Member/Vice-Chair of the NDA Panel. He is past director of the Northern Ireland Centre of Food & Health and has published over 300 peer-review publications in various aspects on human nutrition and has attracted over £36M of external funding. Moreover he is past president (24th) of the Nutrition Society, elected Member of the Royal Irish Academy (2002), winner of British Nutrition Foundation Prize (2012) and awarded Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to nutrition research and education (2014).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 4 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
Our event offers you the opportunity of presenting your company in a special exhibition.
You can personally present your products and services directly to your specific target group. We would be happy to provide you with further information on all the available options from a simple product information display to a complete exhibition stand.
We would be pleased to assist you personally:
We offer journalists and editors a platform where they can get in touch with the experts.
If you are the editor of a specialist publication and interested in a press pass or media partnership, please contact us well in advance. We would be pleased to send you our press bulletin as well as photographic materials where available as soon as the event is over.
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