18 Nov - 19 Nov 2020, Leonardo Royal Hotel Frankfurt
You are asking yourself, whether you will be able to travel this autumn and whether to book this conference right now?
We all wish to go back to normal and as of June 2020 we have been able to implement on-site meetings, here in Germany. However, our social responsibility and the health of our customers, employees and speakers are of the utmost importance for us, which is why we closely monitor the developments and comply with the current recommendations of the authorities. That is why we guarantee that you can rebook all events booked with us at any time and free of charge - this way you maintain full flexibility with your planning! If the circumstances do not allow for an on-site meeting later this year, we will change this conference into a virtual meeting. We promise, that we will inform you about any developments in due course!
Managing directors, boards of directors, managers, consultants and scientists in the fields of:
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Will you arrive on Tuesday? Come into the hotel bar at 8 p.m. and meet other participants and experts in a relaxed atmosphere.
8.30 Registration and coffee
9.00 Welcoming speech by Akademie Fresenius and the Chair
Dieter Schrenk, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Representative of the European Commission or from a Member State authority (confirmed)
Alexandros Lioupis, European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Italy
10.15 Panel discussion
10.50 Coffee and tea break
Cristina Nerin, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Frank Welle, Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging (IVV), Germany
Norbert Ost, APK, Germany
12.35 Panel discussion
Caroline Locre, CTP – Centre Technique du Papier, France
Antje Harling, Papiertechnische Stiftung (PTS), Germany
15.10 Panel discussion
15.30 Coffee and tea break
Ivonne Rietjens, Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands (to be confirmed)
Elisa Mayrhofer, OFI – Austrian Research Institute for Chemistry and Technology, Austria
16.50 Panel discussion
17.10 Short break
Stine Müller, The Danish Consumer Council, Denmark
Matthias Henker, European Printing Ink Association (EUPIA), Belgium
18.15 Panel discussion
18.35 End of first conference day
19.15 Departure time for the evening event
After the first conference day you are most welcome to attend our evening event. Please join us to continue the day’s interesting discussions in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.
8.20 Welcoming speech by the Chair
Peter K.T. Oldring, Sherwin Williams, UK
Nizar Benismail, European Federation of Bottled Waters (EFBW), Belgium
Ingo Ebner, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Germany
Thomas Gude, SQTS Swiss Quality Testing Services, Switzerland
Matthias Frischmann, Association of the European Adhesive & Sealant Industry (FEICA), Belgium
10.10 Panel discussion
10.55 Coffee and tea break
Susanne Kühn, Kirchhoff Institut, Germany
Thomas Simat, Technische Universität Dresden (TUD), Germany
Bianca van de Ven, RIVM – National Institute for Public
Health and the Environment, The Netherlands
12.40 Panel discussion
13.30 Lunch and end of the conference
European Federation of Bottled Waters, Belgium
Nizar Benismail is an Analytical Chemist and the Head of Nestlé's Quality Assurance Center Vittel, which is the central laboratory of Nestlé Waters based in France. He has more of 20+ years of experience in analytical sciences through numerous fields. He is also a scientific expert for EFBW.mehrweniger
Association of the European Adhesive & Sealant Industry (FEICA), Belgium
Matthias Frischmann is a Food Chemist and the Head of Corporate Analytics at Henkel in Düsseldorf. He joined Henkel in 2007 and has been active in the FEICA packaging expert group since 2016.mehrweniger
SQTS Swiss Quality Testing Services, Switzerland
Thomas Gude has been the Deputy Head of SQTS, Switzerland, for over 13 years. He is heading the laboratories dealing with food and non-food analysis as well as with risk assessments.mehrweniger
Papiertechnische Stiftung (PTS), Germany
Antje Harling is a Food Chemist and the Division Manager of Materials Testing and Analytics at the Papiertechnische Stiftung (PTS) in Heidenau. She has several years of experience in research and laboratory leadership of an official food control laboratory. She is an appointed member of the German BfR Committee for Consumer Products and BfR paper committee.mehrweniger
European Printing Ink Association (EUPIA), Belgium
Matthias Henker is a Chemist and the Technical Director & Food Contact of the Flint Group Packaging Inks Germany. He has more than 28 years’ experience in the development and application of liquid ink for flexible packaging. He is the Chair of the EUPIA Technical Committee “Printing inks for food packaging”.mehrweniger
Institut Kirchhoff, Germany
Susanne Kühn is a Chemist and was Scientific Assistant at the German Federal institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM). Since 2017 she been working as Laboratory Manager at the Institut Kirchhoff Berlin.mehrweniger
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Italy
Alexandros Lioupis is a Chemist and has been working as a Seconded National Expert on the risk assessment of FCM substances and plastic recycling processes at the EFSA since 2015. Before that, he has worked on FCM control at Member State level for several years, at the national reference laboratory on FCM of Greece.mehrweniger
CTP - Centre Technique du Papier, France
Caroline LOCRE has an engineering degree in papermaking and joined CTP in 2013 as Project Leader in the fields of surface treatments of papers and boards, barrier materials, and food contact materials. She currently coordinates or participates in several R&D projects related to surface treatment of papers and boards and development of new food contact materials with specific barriers properties. Interactions between cellulosic packaging materials and foodstuffs are one of her favoured research topics. Assessment of the compliance of (sometimes new) food contact cellulosic materials with EU regulation is also part of her activities.mehrweniger
OFI – Austrian Research Institute for Chemistry and Technology, Austria
Elisa Mayrhofer is a Biologist and since 2018 she is working on the development and validation of methods for the safety assessment of unidentified substances in food packaging migrates at the Austrian Research Institute (OFI).mehrweniger
Danish Consumer Council, Denmark
Stine Müller is a Biologist and has amongst others worked at DTU Food on risk assessment before she joined the Testing Department at The Danish Consumer Council. She is involved in the council's project "Think Chemicals" including tests of FCM.mehrweniger
University of Zaragoza, Spain
Cristina Nerin is a Full Professor at the University of Zaragoza in Spain and the Director of the University Analytical Research Group (GUIA). She was a Member of the WG Recycling in EFSA's CEP Panel from 2010 to 2018.mehrweniger
Peter K.T. Oldring
Sherwin Williams, UK
Peter K.T. Oldring is a Regulatory Affairs Manager at Sherwin Williams, based in UK and is actively involved in activities to support the can coating business.mehrweniger
University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Dieter Schrenk has been a 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. He joined the EFSA CONTAM Panel in 2003. Since 2018 he has been the Chair of this panel.mehrweniger
Technische Universität Dresden (TUD), Germany
Thomas Simat has been a Professor and the Chair of Food Science and FCM at the Technische Universität Dresden with research on FCM since 2003. He is a member of the ‘German BfR Committee on Consumer Products’ and the ‘GDCh Working Group Consumer Products’.mehrweniger
Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging (IVV), Germany
Frank Welle is a Chemist and working in the Department of Product Safety and Analytics at the Fraunhofer IVV. He joined Fraunhofer in 1997. His work is related to physical-chemical interactions between packagings and foodstuffs. Since 2019 he is the Head of the Product Safety and Analytics Department.mehrweniger
Bianca van de Ven
RIVM - National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, The Netherlands
Bianca van de Ven is a Toxicologist at the Department for Food Safety of the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) in the Netherlands. Her main area of work is focused on safe use of substances in contact with food and drinking water. She is the Chair of the Committee on FCM at the Council of Europe and a member of the National Committees on the toxicological assessment of substances in FCM (G4) and in products in contact with drinking water (W4).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 „Akademie 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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