Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

ILSI Europe hosts, sponsors, and co-organises a variety of scientific events. These include independent symposia, workshops, webinars, hands-on scientific trainings and sessions held as part of the program of larger scientific conferences or professional meetings.

Discover below the upcoming events we are organising or participating in.

2025

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				8th International Symposium on Food Packaging

About the event

ILSI Europe International Symposium on Food Packaging is held every four years. It is internationally recognised as a scientific forum to discuss and move forward the science that supports safety and innovation in the field, with minimal environmental impact.

This conference of experts facilitates transfer of knowledge and brings innovative solutions to the most pressing issues in this field.

This four-day conference will be structured around 5 main themes:

  • Advances in Analytical Techniques
  • Progress in Toxicological Prediction and Assessment
  • Progress in Risk Assessment
  • Food Contact Materials in Circular Economy
  • Innovative Packaging

Registration

Register here

Dates

  • Early bird registration: open;  Deadline: November 1st 2024
  • Regular registration: November 1st 2024;  Deadline: March 15th 2025

Fees

  • Industry: 1000 €
  • Non-industry: 700 €
  • Students: 400 €

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellations received before 18 December 2024 will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations received between 1 January and 1 February 2025 will be partially refunded (minus €50 handling charge).
  • Cancellations received after 1 February 2025 and no-shows will not be refunded.
  • Cancellations should be addressed in writing to Hugo Costa at hcosta@ilsieurope.be

Substitution

Substitution of attendees are accepted if addressed in writing to Hugo Costa at hcosta@ilsieurope.be

Call for abstracts

Submit your abstract !

Dates:

  • Abstract submission: open;  Deadline oral presentations: October 31st 2024; Deadline poster presentations: December 15th

Rules:

Abstracts should be focused on themes mentioned above and should not exceed 400 words.

When composting your abstract, please keep in mind:

  • Relevance: The abstract should be relevant to the conference theme or topic.
  • Originality: The abstract should present original research or innovative ideas.
  • Clarity: The abstract should be written in clear and concise language, with a well-defined structure and logical flow.
  • Significance: The abstract should demonstrate the significance and potential impact of the research or ideas presented.
  • Methods: The abstract should provide a clear and concise summary of the research methods used, including the study design, data collection, and analysis.
  • Results: The abstract should clearly and accurately describe the research findings and their implications.
  • Conclusion: The abstract should provide a clear and concise conclusion that summarizes the main points of the research or ideas presented.
  • Grammar and References: The abstract should adhere to grammar rules and include appropriate and relevant references, cited correctly.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Dates:

Sponsorship application: open; Deadline: September 1st

ILSI Europe now welcomes food and related industry or scientific journals to participate in the 8th edition of the International Symposium on Food Packaging that will be held on 1-4 April 2025 at Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik in Croatia. Sponsorship will allow your organisation to be recognised at the following levels:

Screenshot 2024-04-04 164021

Accommodation

To ensure your comfort, ILSI Europe has prebooked rooms at a special rate at the hotel venue where the event will take place. To secure your accommodation and access this special rate, please register for the event. Once registered, you will receive the booking link in your email.

We strongly recommend that you make your booking as soon as possible. The number of rooms available at the special rate is limited, and we want to make sure you don't miss out on this opportunity to guarantee your stay at the event venue. Booking early will ensure that you have a comfortable and convenient place to stay during the event.

The room rates for reservations are as follows:
- Single Room Rate: 140€/night
- Double Room Rate: 155€/night

Accommodation includes breakfast, WiFi, VAT, and taxes. We look forward to welcoming you to this exciting event!

For attendees seeking more budget-friendly options, we recommend exploring nearby hotels and accommodations. While not officially endorsed for the event, these alternatives offer competitive rates and comfortable stays, providing flexibility for various travel budgets.

Booking policy

Participants are solely responsible for managing their hotel bookings, including any modifications or cancellations, which should be arranged directly with the hotel.

For rooms pre-booked by ILSI Europe: participants can cancel their hotel booking free of charge until December 18th, 2024. After this date, 100% of the booking fee will be charged.

Organising and Scientific Committee

Charlene Lacourt - Danone
Thomas Gude - ETH Zurich
Peter Oldring - Sherwin Williams
Laurence Gijs - Dow Europe Cristina Nerin - University of Zaragoza
Hugo Costa - ILSI Europe
Konrad Korzeniowski - ILSI Europe Christian Kirchnawy - Austrian Research Institute
Thomas Simat - Technical University Dresden
Emma Bradley - FERA Science
John Koontz - FDA
Alejandro Ariosti - University of Buenos Aires
Peter Ragaer - University of Gent
Peter Simon - Slovak University of Technology
Frank Welle - Fraunhofer Institute
Selcuk Yildirim - Zurich University of Applied Sciences
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About the event

ILSI Europe International Symposium on Food Packaging is held every four years. It is internationally recognised as a scientific forum to discuss and move forward the science that supports safety and innovation in the field, with minimal environmental impact.

This conference of experts facilitates transfer of knowledge and brings innovative solutions to the most pressing issues in this field.

This four-day conference will be structured around 5 main themes:

  • Advances in Analytical Techniques
  • Progress in Toxicological Prediction and Assessment
  • Progress in Risk Assessment
  • Food Contact Materials in Circular Economy
  • Innovative Packaging

Registration

Register here

Dates

  • Early bird registration: open;  Deadline: November 1st 2024
  • Regular registration: November 1st 2024;  Deadline: March 15th 2025

Fees

  • Industry: 1000 €
  • Non-industry: 700 €
  • Students: 400 €

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellations received before 18 December 2024 will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations received between 1 January and 1 February 2025 will be partially refunded (minus €50 handling charge).
  • Cancellations received after 1 February 2025 and no-shows will not be refunded.
  • Cancellations should be addressed in writing to Hugo Costa at hcosta@ilsieurope.be

Substitution

Substitution of attendees are accepted if addressed in writing to Hugo Costa at hcosta@ilsieurope.be

Call for abstracts

Submit your abstract !

Dates:

  • Abstract submission: open;  Deadline oral presentations: October 31st 2024; Deadline poster presentations: December 15th

Rules:

Abstracts should be focused on themes mentioned above and should not exceed 400 words.

When composting your abstract, please keep in mind:

  • Relevance: The abstract should be relevant to the conference theme or topic.
  • Originality: The abstract should present original research or innovative ideas.
  • Clarity: The abstract should be written in clear and concise language, with a well-defined structure and logical flow.
  • Significance: The abstract should demonstrate the significance and potential impact of the research or ideas presented.
  • Methods: The abstract should provide a clear and concise summary of the research methods used, including the study design, data collection, and analysis.
  • Results: The abstract should clearly and accurately describe the research findings and their implications.
  • Conclusion: The abstract should provide a clear and concise conclusion that summarizes the main points of the research or ideas presented.
  • Grammar and References: The abstract should adhere to grammar rules and include appropriate and relevant references, cited correctly.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Dates:

Sponsorship application: open; Deadline: September 1st

ILSI Europe now welcomes food and related industry or scientific journals to participate in the 8th edition of the International Symposium on Food Packaging that will be held on 1-4 April 2025 at Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik in Croatia. Sponsorship will allow your organisation to be recognised at the following levels:

Screenshot 2024-04-04 164021

Accommodation

To ensure your comfort, ILSI Europe has prebooked rooms at a special rate at the hotel venue where the event will take place. To secure your accommodation and access this special rate, please register for the event. Once registered, you will receive the booking link in your email.

We strongly recommend that you make your booking as soon as possible. The number of rooms available at the special rate is limited, and we want to make sure you don't miss out on this opportunity to guarantee your stay at the event venue. Booking early will ensure that you have a comfortable and convenient place to stay during the event.

The room rates for reservations are as follows:
- Single Room Rate: 140€/night
- Double Room Rate: 155€/night

Accommodation includes breakfast, WiFi, VAT, and taxes. We look forward to welcoming you to this exciting event!

For attendees seeking more budget-friendly options, we recommend exploring nearby hotels and accommodations. While not officially endorsed for the event, these alternatives offer competitive rates and comfortable stays, providing flexibility for various travel budgets.

Booking policy

Participants are solely responsible for managing their hotel bookings, including any modifications or cancellations, which should be arranged directly with the hotel.

For rooms pre-booked by ILSI Europe: participants can cancel their hotel booking free of charge until December 18th, 2024. After this date, 100% of the booking fee will be charged.

Organising and Scientific Committee

Charlene Lacourt - Danone
Thomas Gude - ETH Zurich
Peter Oldring - Sherwin Williams
Laurence Gijs - Dow Europe Cristina Nerin - University of Zaragoza
Hugo Costa - ILSI Europe
Konrad Korzeniowski - ILSI Europe Christian Kirchnawy - Austrian Research Institute
Thomas Simat - Technical University Dresden
Emma Bradley - FERA Science
John Koontz - FDA
Alejandro Ariosti - University of Buenos Aires
Peter Ragaer - University of Gent
Peter Simon - Slovak University of Technology
Frank Welle - Fraunhofer Institute
Selcuk Yildirim - Zurich University of Applied Sciences
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