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3rd 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

Cartagena (Colombia)
3 - 4 July 2012

 

AGENDA AND LINK TO PRESENTATIONS

 

 

Day I : 3 July 2012

Chair: Maddalena Querci

  9:00

Participants registration 

 

10:00

Welcome address

Maddalena Querci, EC JRC

10:15

The European Union Reference Laboratory for GM Food and Feed – update on activities in fulfillment of EU legislation

Marco Mazzara, EC JRC

11:00

2011-2012 progress in networking in GMO analysis and the GGNF

Maddalena Querci, EC JRC

11:30

Coffee Break

 

12:00

Update on international collaboration in Latin America

Andrés Felipe Vela, INVIMA, Colombia

Natalhie Campos Reales Pineda, CIBIOGEM, Mexico

12:30

The Importance of Collaborative Studies for the establishment of a National Network of Laboratories for Detection and Analysis of GMO in Mexico

Natalhie Campos Reales Pineda, CIBIOGEM, Mexico

 13:00

Lunch

 

 14:30

Tour de Table on salient developments with respect to GMO analysis

All participants

 16:00

Coffee break

 

 16:30

Tour de Table on salient developments with respect to GMO analysis

All participants

 17:00

End of the 1st day

 20:30

Gala dinner offered by the workshop organisers

 

Day II : 4 July 2012

Chair: Maddalena Querci

9:00

New approaches in GMO detection from the ENGL: the matrix approach, the Chinese rice case as examples

 Lutz Grohmann, BVL Germany

 9:45

 

Detection of GMO traces in honey: update on activities and detection strategies

Hermann Broll, BfR Germany

10:30

Coffee break

11:00

Application of the Low Level Presence Regulation (Reg. 619/2011)

Marco Mazzara, EC JRC

11:30

Practical means for detecting genetically modified animals

Martin Lema, Ministry of Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries, Argentina

12:15

An alternative approach on Measurement Uncertainty estimation for quantitative GMO analyses

Nilson César Castanheira Guimarães, LANAGRO/MG, Brazil

13:00

Lunch

14:30

Update on ISO activities

Hermann Broll, BfR Germany

15:00

Round table discussion on

  • Collaboration and capacity building and future collaboration with ENGL network
  • Ways towards collaboration  (e.g. new work item proposal on CODEX validation standards for the new techniques)
  • GGNF proposal

All participants

15:45

Coffee break

16:15

Round table discussion continuation)

All participants

 16:45

Conclusions of the Workshop

Chair

 17:00

End of the Workshop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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