Acrylamide and process formed contaminants: A supply chain approach

Brussels, Belgium
04/09/2024 – 05/09/2024

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About the event

This event brings together plant breeders, farmers, European food processors, toxicologists, public regulators and consumer interest groups to explore the effectiveness of current and new approaches needed along the full supply chain. The conference includes plenary sessions of interest to all participants, concurrent and discussion sessions on breeding and processing of specific foods.

The event will be hosted in the The Museum of Natural Sciences, Brussels (Belgium).

Call for abstracts

Delegates have the opportunity to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations. The scientific organisers will proceed with the selection. Any abstracts not selected for an oral presentation will be invited to bring a poster to the meeting. Posters will be required maximum A0 size in portrait orientation.

  • Abstract submission deadline for Oral presentations is June 10th 2024.
  • Abstract submission deadline for Poster Presentations is July 10th 2024.
  • We will announce the provisional program by June 20th 2024.

Programme and registrations

Day 1:
Plenary sessions will focus on Policy considerations, Food Safety, Consumer Challenges and Uptake of New Technologies.

Day 2:
Plenary sessions will explore topics of interest to different stakeholder groups including those involved in plant breeding, and the cereal, coffee and potato industries.

Confirmed invited speakers include:

Frans Verstraete (European Commission), Benedikt Cramer (University of Münster), Manuel Coimbra (University of Aveiro), Andy Curtis (European Snacks Association), Franco Pedreschi (Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile), Zuzana Ciesarova (National Agricultural and Food Centre, Slovakia), Vural Gokmen (Hacettepe University, Turkey), Friedrich Longin (University of Hohenheim), Christine Nowakowski (General Mills, Minneapolis), Jane Parker (University of Reading), Marco Arlorio (University of Piemonte Orientale), Marta Mesias (Spanish National Research Council), Elena Baldoni (Italian National Research Council), Elena Bartkiene (Lithuanian University of Health Sciences) and Navneet Kaur (Rothamsted Research).

Registrations are open via the event website.