26 Jun - 27 Jun 2017, Atrium Hotel Mainz/Germany
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Get-together on Sunday, 25 June 2017
Will you arrive on Sunday?
Come to the hotel bar at 8 p.m. and meet other participants and experts in a relaxed atmosphere.
8.30 Registration and coffee
9.00 Welcome address by Akademie Fresenius and introduction by the Chair
Monika Bross, BASF, Germany
Andreas Heinrich-Lenz, Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES), Austria
Jochen Heidler, Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Germany
10.00 Panel discussion
10.20 Coffee break
Carmen Tiu, Dow AgroSciences, United States of America
Karsten Hohgardt, Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL), Germany
Roberto Manos, European Commission, DG SANTE, Belgium
12.20 Panel discussion
Lutz Alder formerly German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Germany
Michelangelo Anastassiades, EURL-SRM, CVUA Stuttgart, Germany
Magnus Jezussek, Bavarian Authority for Health and Food Safety (LGL), Germany
Stuart Adams, Fera Science, United Kingdom
15.30 Panel discussion
16.00 Coffee break
Lutz Alder, formerly Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Germany
Lukasz Rajski, EURL-FV, University of Almería, Spain
Jos Scholten, Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA), The Netherlands
17.50 Panel discussion
18.20 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 at the restaurant Brentano-Haus, a historical building and very unique place of the German romantic period. You have the opportunity of better getting to know other participants you met during the day over a relaxed meal and wine from the Rheingau region.
9.00 Welcome address by the Chair
Ana Lozano, EURL-FV, University of Almería, Spain
Hans Mol, RIKILT – Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands
Jens Lütjohann, GALAB Laboratories, Germany
10.40 Panel discussion
11.10 Coffee break
Caroline Harris, Exponent, United Kingdom
Hermine Reich, European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Italy
Cindy Bion, Nestlé Research Centre, Switzerland
Ionara Pizzutti, Centre of Research and Analysis of Residues and Contaminants (CEPARC), Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM), Brazil
13.10 Panel discussion and closing remarks by the Chair
13.40 Lunch buffet and end of the conference
Fera Science, United Kingdom
Dr Stuart Adams is a senior analytical chemist at Fera working in the Food Quality and Safety Department. He has 14 years’ experience of developing and validating chemical residue methods in food focusing on the overall method performance. His current interests include how to introduce new and novel chromatographic and mass spectrometry techniques to improve method time efficiencies.mehrweniger
formerly German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Germany
Lutz Alder worked for the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment between 1991 and 2015. In this period he coordinated the development of official German analytical methods for pesticides and evaluated analytical methods provided for the registration of plant protection products and biocides. After retirement 2015, he continued to work as convenor for CEN and as lecturer in a EU training program. Furthermore, he is working as private consultant.mehrweniger
EU Reference Laboratory for Pesticides Requiring Single Residue Methods (EURL-SRM), Germany
Michelangelo Anastassiades gained his PhD in pesticide residue analysis. From 2000 to 2002 he worked as visiting scientist at the USDA. Since 2006 he is Head of the EU Reference Laboratory for pesticide residue analysis using single residue methods.mehrweniger
Nestlé Research Centre, Switzerland
Cindy Bion holds the position of Group Leader for Pesticides at the Nestlé Research Centre. Her work priority is the management of the pesticides harmonisation project to simplify and standardise the current pesticides methods by aligning the scope, validation/monitoring processes, data treatment and reporting.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
Exponent, United Kingdom
Caroline Harris is the Centre Director for Chemical Regulation and Food Safety in Exponent International’s UK office. After many years as a regulator at CRD, she continues to be involved with MRLs, import tolerances and pesticide residues in international trade. She also remains highly active in the field of consumer risk assessment.mehrweniger
German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Germany
Jochen Heidler, is a scientific officer at the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment Unit for Residues and Analytical Methods. He is also a member in national and international working groups (National Expert Group for Pesticide Residue Analytical Methods (EPRA) and Codex Alimentarius electronic Working Group on Methods of Analysis).mehrweniger
Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES), Austria
Andreas Heinrich-Lenz studied food- and biotechnology in Vienna. Since 2004, he has been working at AGES on risk assessment for residue behaviour and additonally since 2014 for analytical methods in course of EU evaluation for active substances and for national registration of pant protection products.mehrweniger
German Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL)
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
Bavarian Authority for Health and Food Safety (LGL), Germany
Magnus Jezussek (PhD) became head of the lab and since 2012 he also has been responsible for environmental contaminants, nitrosamines, radioactivity and irradiation. He is member of several national and international working groups, for example of the European Committee of Standardization (CEN), of the EU PT & AQC Advisory Board and of the Working Group Pesticides at The Society of German Chemists.mehrweniger
Ana Lozano EU Reference Laboratory for Fruits and Vegetables (EURL-FV), University of Almería, Spain
Ana Lozano is a researcher at the European Union Reference Laboratory for pesticide residue analysis in Fruits and Vegetables, at the University of Almería, Spain. Her research areas are framed in the field of pesticides analysis in fruits and vegetables. In addition, she also collaborates in the organisation and development of the intercomparison exercises carried out by the EURL-FV.mehrweniger
GALAB Laboratories, Germany
Jens Lütjohann (PhD) is a food chemist and is working for GALAB Laboratories GmbH in Hamburg. Since 2007 he is the Head of the R&D department. His work priorities are the setup, validation and continuous enhancement of the pesticide, contaminants analysis sector in the area of food, feed, and food contact materials. Furthermore, he is responsible for the setup and implementation of internal and external QC measures according to DAKKs and SANTE guidelines.mehrweniger
European Commission, DG SANTE, Belgium
Roberto Manos graduated in Veterinary Medicine in Parma University (Italy) in 1992. Since 2001 he works in the European Commission, in the Direction General SANTE. In 2011 he joined the Pesticides and Biocides Unit, in the team "Pesticides Residues", where he deals with the implementation of the Regulation (EU) No 396/2005, particularly with the process of the review of the EU pesticides MRLs (the so-called Art. 12 process).mehrweniger
RIKILT – Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands
Hans Mol is senior scientist at RIKILT-Wageningen University & Research with more than 20 years of experience in food safety analysis. He heads the National Reference Laboratory for Mycotoxins and the National Reference Laboratory for Pesticides in products of animal origin. He is active in many national and international research projects, amongst others in the framework of EU, EFSA, and CEN projects as work package leader, coordinator, and project leader. He is an active member in EU working groups on analytical quality control in the fields of pesticides and mycotoxins and is involved in technical training and consultancy within these domains.mehrweniger
Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (UFSM), Brazil
Ionara Pizzutti has been permanent Professor at the Chemistry Department of the Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil, since 1998. With experience in analytical chemistry with emphasis on chromatography, she is mainly active in GC-MS/MS, LC-MS/MS, pesticides analysis in fruits, vegetables, cereals. She was the founder of the Center of Research and Analysis of Residues and Contaminants (CEPARC) in 2007. Since 2001, she has been participating in many joint projects with the NVWA (The Netherlands), working actively on (multi- and single-residue) method development and validation.mehrweniger
Łukasz Rajski EU Reference Laboratory for Fruits and Vegetables (EURL-FV), University of Almería, Spain
Lukasz Rajski is a PhD student of advanced chemistry at the European Union Reference Laboratory for Pesticide Residues in Fruit & Vegetables at the University of Almeria. His research is focused on the application of high resolution mass spectrometry to analysis of pesticides in fruit and vegetables.mehrweniger
NVWA, Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority, The Netherlands
Jos Scholten is working in pesticides analysis for about 10 years, especially with LC-MS equipment (MS/MS (ESI-TQ) and the last 1.5 years with LC-QTOF. Before that he was working in the field of mycotoxins for about 20 years, using LC with UV-, fluorescence- and MS-detection.mehrweniger
Dow AgroSciences, United States of America
Carmen Tiu holds a Master of Science in Organic Chemistry and is Global Residue and Risk Leader at Dow AgroSciences. She has worked in R&D for 18 years, with expertise in Residues, MRL’s and Food Safety, Risk Assessment, Regulatory and Public Affairs, and Formulations Development.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
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