Title

 

International Workshop on
Harmonisation of GMO Detection and Analysis for Central and South America

Organised by European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC)

in collaboration with

Directorate General for Health and Consumers (DG SANTE)

under the ‘Better Training for Safer Food’ Programme

 

Foz do Iguaçu (Brazil) 4-5 December 2009

 

AGENDA AND LINK TO PRESENTATIONS

 

              

 

Day I : 4 December 2009

Chair: Guy Van den Eede

9:00

Participants registration 

10:00

Welcome address

10:15

EU Framework Legislation for GMOs & Future Challenges
Niall Gerlitz, EC DG-SANTE

10:45

The Joint Research Centre in support to the implementation of EU legislation on GMOs: role, responsibility and activities towards harmonisation in GMO analysis
Guy Van den Eede, EC JRC

11:30

The European Network of GMO Laboratories (ENGL) as a platform for exchange of information
Cristina Aleixo, Portugal

12:00

The Codex Guideline on methods of analysis for specific DNA sequences and proteins, including GMOs: update on the draft status and future perspectives
Martin Lema, Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries - Biotechnology Directorate,  Argentina

12:30

Lunch

14:00

Overview on GMO detection approaches
Maddalena Querci, EC JRC

14:30

Quality assurance for GMO testing laboratories
Manuela Schulze, Germany

15:00

Coffee break

15:30

GMO analysis and Measurement of Uncertainty – critical aspects and  specific requirements
Guy Van den Eede, EC JRC

16:00

General discussion on technical issues presented on the 1st day

17:00

End of the 1st day

20:30

Gala dinner offered by the workshop organisers

 

Day II : 5 December 2009

Chair: Guy Van den Eede

 9:00

Example, Status and experience from Brazil
Rodrigo Barbosa Nazareno, Brasil

 9:30

Example, Status and experience from Chile
Michel Agredo, Chile

 10:00

The ILSI Experience: Advancing Science Underlying  GM Sampling and Detection Methods Around the Globe
Elizabeth Hodson de Jaramillo, Colombia

10:30

Coffee break

11:00

Setting up a GMO analysis laboratory in a GMO growing and commercialising country – aspects of production chain quality
Mariana Daher, Brazil

11:30

Networking in a regional diverse context
Paul Chiew, Singapore

12:00

General discussion

12:30

Lunch

 14:00

Status and experiences related to the implementation of GMO legislation: perceptions from selected Countries

Example, status and experience from Brasil
Paola Cardarelli-Leite, Maria Regina Branquinho, Renata Trotta Barroso Ferreira

15:30

Coffee break

 16:00

Round table discussion on collaboration and capacity building and future collaboration with ENGL network

  • Difficulties
  • Needs
  • Suggestions for solutions
  • Ways towards collaboration

All participants

 16:45

Conclusions of the Workshop
Chair

 17:00

End of the Workshop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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