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Analytical Measurements in the Society

Date:  16 - 17 March 2020  26 - 27 October 2020

Venue: Espace Saint Martin, 199 bis, rue Saint-Martin 75003 Paris (Auditorium)

Language: English

Who should attend: laboratory personnel, researchers, accreditation bodies and stakeholders

Exhibitors: R-Biopharm AG, Bio-Rad, Europe Pall, Libios


16 March  26 October



 Titles & Presenter

12:30 - 12:45


Welcome by the Presidents of the organisations 
Max Feinberg, ASFILAB and Hilde Skår Norli, AOAC Europe

12:45 - 13:15




Experiences with ISO 17025:2017

Max Feinberg


Survey among accredited laboratories about critical points in the application of the new ISO 17025 
Abdelkader Boubetra, BIPEA, Paris, France

13:15 - 13:45

New ISO 17025: Feedbacks of practitioners: Microbiological laboratory
Christine LENS, Keybio, Aubagne, France

13:45 - 14:15

New ISO 17025: Feedbacks of practitioners: Chemical laboratory 
Trevor Lorman, Mérieux Nutrisciences, France/Australia 

14:15 - 14:45

Role of the uncertainty in use of analytical measurement
Max Feinberg, Asfilab, Paris, France

14:45 - 15:15


Coffee /Tea break/ Exhibition

15:15 - 15:45

and research

Moderator: Eric Verdon


Transfer of analytical methods - from developers to users - Quality Control of Data - from screening to reliable quantification
Aurélien Desmarchelier, Nestec, Nestle, Switzerland 

15:45 - 16:15

Tools to ensure safe food also in the future – importance of LOQ for toxicological evaluations
Barbro Kollander, Swedish Food Agency

16:15 - 16:45

How to use analytical data and food consumption data for exposure assessment – a question of quality
Claudia Cascio, European Food Safety Authority

 16:45 - 17:15

Transmission of French chemical occurrence data to EFSA: process and quality assessment. Karine Vin & Jean-Cédric Reninger, Anses, French Agency for Safety of Food , Environment and Occupational Health, Franc

17:15 – 18:30


Vendor presentations and refreshments:
- R-Biopharm AG, Bio-Rad, Libios        


  17 March  27 October



Title & Presenter

09:00 – 09:30

Quality of the measures with hand held instrumentation


Moderator: Bert Popping

Challenges and benefits of portable food safety testing devices 
Bert Pöpping Focos

09:30 - 09:45

Allergy testing Dr. Lukasz Mendecki, Allergy Amulet, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

09:45 - 10:00

Allergy testing Shireen Yates (CEO) NIMA, San Francisco, USA  

10:00 - 10:15

TrinamiX NIR spectroscopy solution for cloud-based food safety testing Dr. Robert Lovrincic, Trimanix

10:15 - 10:30

Application of mid-infrared portable spectrometer in the determination of trans-fatty acid content in lipid extracts of snack foods and bakery products Mei Shotts, Abbott

10:30 - 11:00


Coffee /Tea break/ Exhibition 

11:00 - 11:30

How to validate rapid methods?


Moderator: Barbro Kollander

Is the Star Trek handheld “Tricorder,” for ingredient analysis a reality? Detection of contaminants in food and rapid determination of organic materials by handheld vibrational spectroscopy instruments. Bert Pöpping Focos

11:30 - 12:00

Requirements and challenges in validation of rapid chem&micro methods, Nina Skall Nielsen, NMKL / NordVal International , Denmark

12:00 - 12:30

Experience in validation of chemical rapid methods  - LactoSens Ole Madsen, Chr. Hansen, Denmark

12:30 - 13:45


Lunch / Exhibition

13:45 - 14:10

New EU control



Moderator: Hilde Skår Norli

Interpretation of laboratory aspects of Regulation 2017/625 on official controls and other official activities Montserrat Gutierrez, Veterinary Public Health Regulatory Laboratory of the Irish Department of Agriculture, Food and the MarineIrland

14:10 - 14:35

The role of the EURLs in quality measures and in harmonisation, Eric Verdon, head of EURL activities for antimicrobial and dye residues in food, ANSES

14:35 - 14:50

The roles, authority and assessment of laboratories and quality measures (Nordic Project) Hilde Skår Norli, Norwegian Food Safety Authority

14:50 - 15.00

New ISO Technical Committee  to develop an ISO standard for laboratory design,
Alfredo M. Montes Niño Microbioticos, Spain 

15:00 – 15.30


Poster presentations