Title

 

2nd 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

 

Merida (Mexico) 2-3 March 2011

 

AGENDA AND LINK TO PRESENTATIONS

 

 

Day I : 2 March 2011

Chair: Guy Van den Eede

9:00

Participants registration 

10:00

Welcome address
Guy Van den Eede, EC JRC

10:15

Introduction to the Workshop: General approach for GMO detection in the EU
Damien Plan, EC JRC

10:50

2009-2010 progress in GMO analysis and presentation of the ‘Compendium of validated reference methods
Guy Van den Eede, EC JRC

11:30

Coffee Break

12:00

Update on international collaboration in Latin America
Javier David Castellanos, Colombia
Natalhie Campos Reales Pineda, Mexico

13:00

Lunch

14:30

Tour de Table on salient developments with respect to GMO analysis

  • Update on recent developments
  • Quality assurance
  • Areas of improvements

Developments with respect to GMO analysis: Experience from Brazil

All participants

16:00

Coffee break

16:30

Tour de Table on salient developments with respect to GMO analysis

  • Update on recent developments
  • Quality assurance
  • Areas of improvements

All participants

17:00

End of the 1st day

20:30

Gala dinner offered by the workshop organisers

 

 

Day II : 3 March 2011

Chair: Guy Van den Eede

9:00

New approaches towards GMO detection (matrix approach; proposal for global matrix initiative)
Maddalena Querci, EC JRC

9:45

Methods verification and transfer of validated methods into laboratories working routine/
Lotte Hougs, Danish Plant Directorate

10:45

Coffee break

11:15

Practical implementation of ISO standards and CODEX guidelines
Herman Broll, BfR Germany

12:15

EU legislation on Low Level Presence (LLP); definition and application in practice
Guy Van den Eede, EC JRC

13:00

Lunch

14:30

Environmental monitoring of GMOs via pollen traps
Maddalena Querci, EC JRC

15:15

Coffee break

15:45

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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