IAFP's 12th European Symposium on Food Safety

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

8:00 AM-10:30 AM

Opening Session
David Tharp, Alejandro Mazzotta, Eleni Myrivillis, Alejandro Mazzotta, Eirini (Rena) Tsigarida

10:00 AM-6:30 PM

10:30 AM-12:00 PM

Challenges and Promises of Systems Biology for Food Safety
Aline Metris, Yvan Le Marc, Alejandro Amezquita, Stanley Brul, Wishwas Abhyankar, Sacha Stelder, Leo J. de Koning, Chris G. de Koster

Food Safety: A Professionals Guide to Effective Food Risk Communication
Nina McGrath, Anthony Flood, Eirini (Rena) Tsigarida

Probiotics: Myth or Reality?
Paul Ross, Konstantinos Papadimitriou, Bruno Pot, Magali Cordaillat-Simmons

1:30 PM-3:00 PM


New Approaches to Food and Chemical Risk Assessment
Benoit Schilter, Benoit Schilter, Ans Punt

How are Microbial Interactions Acting toward Our Safety?
Luca Cocolin, Valentina Alessandria, Paola Dolci, Kalliopi Rantsiou, Marie-France Pilet, Luís Augusto Nero, Gabriela Nogueira Vicosa, Luca Cocolin

3:30 PM-5:00 PM

Can Whole Genome Sequencing Guide and Inform Intra-species Virulence Rankings?
Sophia Kathariou, Sylvain Brisse, Kostas Konstantinidis

Food (Micro)Structure: Impact on Microbial Dynamics
Maria Baka, Torstein Skara, Mehmet Baris Ates, Eirini Velliou

Risk-based Sampling; Perspective from Different EU and Non-EU Member States
Akos Jozwiak, Annemarie Pielaat, Jurgen Chardon, Lucas Wijnands, Eric Evers, Jenny Scott, Yuhuan Chen

5:00 PM-6:30 PM

Thursday, May 12, 2016

8:30 AM-10:00 AM

How to Manage Viruses in the Food Industry
Sandra Martin-Latil, Christophe Dufour, Julie Jean

10:00 AM-5:00 PM

10:30 AM-12:00 PM


Sporeformers in Food; Implication of Natural Diversity on Food Safety and Food Quality
Heidy Den Besten, Marjon Wells-Bennik, Florence Postollec

1:30 PM-3:00 PM

Strategies to Control Foodborne Pathogens: Focus on Campylobacter in Broilers
Muriel Guyard-Nicodème, Ségolène Quesne, Typhaine Poezevara, Sandra Rouxel, Emmanuelle Houard, Valérie Rose, Katell Rivoal, Marianne Chemaly, Pedro Medel, Manuel Jimmy Saint-Cyr, Muriel Guyard-Nicodème, Bernard Taminiau, Michel Amelot, Georges Daube, Xavier Dousset, Nabila Haddad

Antimicrobial Resistance in the Food Chain
Hilde Kruse, Derk Oorburg, Bruno Gonzalez-Zorn

3:30 PM-5:00 PM

Food Allergen Control under Preventive Food Safety Systems
Steven Gendel, Richard Fielder, Roberto Lattanzio

FSMA Implications for Suppliers to the USA and Training Opportunities
Jenny Scott, Katherine MJ Swanson, John Donaghy

Microbial Inactivation of Dry Foods  Advances in Scientific Knowledge and Industrial Solutions
Linda J. Harris, Bradley Marks, Nicolas Meneses, Oliver Schluter

Friday, May 13, 2016

8:30 AM-10:00 AM

Quality, Safety and Spoilage Issues in the Wine Industry
Aspasia Nisiotou, Patrick Lucas, Vittorio Capozzi, Pasquale Russo, Giuseppe Spano

10:30 AM-12:00 PM

Closing Session
Michael Brodsky, Linda J. Harris, Frank Yiannas, Alejandro Mazzotta

12:30 PM-1:30 PM