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3rd FoodIntegrity conference FOODINTEGRITY 2016
6-7 April, 2016, Prague, Czech Republic

The scientific committee and the organizers of the 7th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis (RAFA 2015) aim to prepare a balanced program with many top quality presentations followed by stimulating discussions, a range of satellite events, a large state-of-the-art exhibition and an attractive social program. Scientific contributions will be presented by leading scientists through keynote lectures and by contributed oral and poster presentations.

Symposium Sessions will be focused on following topics (tentative list):
  • Recent Issues and Novel Technologies
  • Bioanalytical Methods for Food Control
  • Flavour and Food Quality Markers
  • Food Allergens
  • Food Authenticity and Fraud
  • Food Contaminants and Residues
  • General Food Analysis
  • Natural Toxins Analysis
  • Omics Approaches in Food Analysis
Recent & Emerging Issues Addressed by RAFA 2015:
  • Authentication & Fraud
  • Bioactivity measurements
  • Flavours & Sensory analysis
  • FoodOmics
  • Food forensics
  • Micro and nano food sensors
  • Nanoparticles
  • Organic crops & foodstuffs
  • QA/QC & Chemometrics & Data interpretation
  • Allergens
  • Industrial contaminants
  • Metals & metalloids
  • Mycotoxins, marine and plant toxins
  • Novel foods & supplements
  • Packaging contaminants
  • Processing contaminants
  • Pesticide residues
  • Veterinary drugs residues

Satellite Workshops, Interactive and Vendor Seminars (tentative list)

Keynote Speakers Introducing Symposium Topics (tentative list):

Dr. Elke Anklam (About speaker)
(European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre Director, Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements, Geel, Belgium)

Quality assurance of methods used for food safety and quality control

Mr. Paul Brereton (About speaker)
(Fera Science Ltd., York, United Kingdom)

Prof. Christopher Elliott (About speaker)
(Institute for Global Food Security , Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, UK)

Dr. Carsten Fauhl-Hassek (About speaker)
(Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Berlin, Germany)

Prof. Jana Hajslova (About speaker)
(University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, Czech Republic)

Pleasures offered by ion-mobility MS to food chemists

Prof. Thomas Hofmann (About speaker)
(Technische Universität München, Germany)

Dr Christian Klampfl (About speaker)
(Johannes Kepler University Linz, Linz, Austria)

Jacob van Klaveren (About speaker)
(National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Bilthoven, The Netherlands)

Prof. Rudolf Krska (About speaker)
(University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, IFA-Tulln, Austria)

Prof. Erich Leitner (About speaker)
(Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria)

Prof. Dr. Luigi Mondello (About speaker)
(University of Messina, Messina, Italy)

Prof. Michel Nielen (About speaker)
(RIKILT Wageningen UR, Wageningen, the Netherlands)

Dr John O’Brien (About speaker)
(Nestlé Research Centre, Lausanne, Switzerland)

Challenges and Opportunities in Food Analysis: Industry Perspective

Petter Olsen (About speaker)
(Nofima, Tromsoe, Norway)

Dr. Bert Popping (About speaker)
(Mérieux NutriSciences Corporation, Tassin la Demi-Lune, France)

Prof. Michael Rychlik (About speaker)
(Technische Universität München, München, Germany)

Dr. Michele Suman (About speaker)
(Barilla Food Research Labs, Parma, Italy)

Session Summary & Discussion platform: Industry perspectives

Special Opportunities for Young Scientists:
  • Ample space reserved in the main program for oral presentations given by young researchers
  • RAFA 2015 Student and young researcher travel grants
  • Award(s) for the best poster presentation(s) by young scientists