RAFA 2015

7 th I n t e r n a t i o n a l S y m p o s i u m o n
RECENT ADVANCES IN
FOOD ANALYSIS
November 3–6, 2015  Prague, Czech Republic
www.rafa2015.eu
Symposium sessions introducing RECENT & EMERGING (BIO)ANALYTICAL
STRATEGIES in food safety and quality:
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Allergens
Industrial contaminants
Metals & metalloids
Mycotoxins, marine and plant toxins
Packaging contaminants
Processing contaminants
Pesticide residues
Veterinary drug residues
 Authentication & Fraud
 Bioactivity measurements
 Flavours & Sensory analysis
 FoodOmics
 Food forensics
 Nanoparticles
 Novel foods & supplements
 Organic crops & foodstuffs
QA/QC & Chemometrics & Data interpretation
SIDE EVENTS: WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS (tentative list)
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3rd European workshop on Ambient mass spectrometry in food and natural products
Interactive seminar: ‘Step by step strategies for fast development of analytical method‘
Tutorial on chemometric data handling in foodomics
Workshop on Infrared spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy and chemometrics for monitoring
of food and feed products, lab-to-the-sample
 Seminar on Food safety issues beyond the EU
 Joint Research Centre seminar on research activities and opportunities for collaboration
 Vendor seminars introducing recent instrumentation and analytical strategies
SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUNG SCIENTISTS:
 Ample space reserved in the main program for oral presentations given by young researchers
 Award(s) for the best poster presentation(s) by young scientists
 RAFA 2015 Student and young researcher travel grants
IMPORTANT DATES:
April 30, 2015
June 30, 2015
July 31, 2015
August 31, 2015
September, 2015
Deadline to apply for participation as a Sponsor or Exhibitor
Deadline to apply for Student and young researcher RAFA 2015 travel grant
Reduced registration fee deadline, Abstract submission deadline (oral presentation)
Abstract submission deadline (poster presentation)
Last minute posters deadline
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
For the program updates, abstract submissions, information on exhibition and sponsorship and on-line
registration, please visit the RAFA 2015 web site at www.rafa2015.eu; contact us at rafa2015@vscht.cz.
Symposium chair: Prof. Dr. Jana Hajslova (ICT Prague, Czech Republic)
Symposium co-chair: Prof. Dr. Michel Nielen (RIKILT Wageningen UR, The Netherlands)