Food, Chemical & Pharmaceutical Law
Conference | 24.10.2019 - 25.10.2019 | Brussels | Language: English

13th European Food and Feed Law Conference

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The EFFL Conference is an established annual event organised under the auspices of the European Food and Feed Law Review, bringing together experts from both the public and the private sector.

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The EFFL Conference is an established annual event organised under the auspices of the European Food and Feed Law Review, bringing together experts from both the public and the private sector. This year we will discuss the new transparency rules, the new regulation on official controls and recognition, as well as nutrition labelling schemes and recent developments regarding food additives, among many other topics. Renowned experts from the European Commission, food industry, private practice and academia will provide you with in-depth knowledge.

Day 1: Thursday, 24 October

Chair of the Seminar
Andreas Meisterernst Partner at Meisterernst Rechtsanwälte; Lecturer for Food Law at the University of Munich (TU), Munich; Executive Managing Editor of the European Food and Feed Law Review (EFFL)
8:30

Registration

9:00

Welcome Adresses & Introduction Round

9:15

New Transparency Rules – Changes of the General Food Law

Anastasia Alvizou European Commission, DG Health and Food Safety, Brussels
9:45

Q & A and Discussion

10:00

Confidentiality in Application Procedures

Simone Gabbi Legal and Assurance Services, European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Parma
10:30

Q & A and Discussion

10:45

Coffee Break

11:00

Recent Jurisdiction regarding Geographical Indications and Protected Designations

Andreas Natterer Schönherr Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Wien
11:30

Q & A and Discussion

11:45

New Transparency Rules – Challenges for Industry

Francesco Planchenstainer Senior Regulatory Counsel @ Ferrero
12:15

Q & A and Discussion

12:30

Fighting Food Fraud

Mira Kos-Skubic Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Food Safety, Veterinary Sector and Plant Protection, Ljubljana
13:00

Q & A and Discussion

13:15

Lunch break

14:15

The new Regulation on Official Controls

Martin Holle Food Law and Administrative Law at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW), Hamburg
14:45

Q & A and Discussion

15:00

The new Regulation on Mutual Recognition

Peter Loosen CEO, German Federation for Food Law and Food Science, Brussels
15:30

Q & A and Discussion

15:45

First Learnings from the new Novel Food Regulation

Klaus Riediger Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES)
16:15

Q & A and Discussion

16:30

Coffee Break

16:45

Specification of Novel Food Ingredients

Anne-Marie Orth RDA Scientific Consultants GmbH, München
17:15

Q & A and Discussion

17:30

Food Contact Materials

Andreas Meisterernst Partner at Meisterernst Rechtsanwälte; Lecturer for Food Law at the University of Munich (TU), Munich; Executive Managing Editor of the European Food and Feed Law Review (EFFL)
18:00

Q & A and Discussion

18:15

End of the first Conference Day

Day 2: Friday, 25 October

Chair of the Seminar
Martin Holle Food Law and Administrative Law at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW), Hamburg
9:00

Update Advertising Law

Sarah Arayess Hoogenraad & Haak advocaten, Amsterdam
9:30

Q & A and Discussion

9:45

Nutrition Labelling Schemes – Nutriscore & Co.

Dirk Jacobs Deputy Director General/Director of Consumer Information, Diet & Health FoodDrinkEurope (FDE), Brussels
10:15

Q & A and Discussion

10:30

Coffee Break

10:45

Labeling of Primary Ingredients

Cesare Varallo foodlawlatest.com, Turin
11:15

Q & A and Discussion

11:30

Recent Developments Regarding Food Additive Legislation

Maryse Hervé Secretary General, EU Specialty Food Ingredients, Brussels
12:00

Q & A and Discussion

12:15

The US Food Modernisation Act

Bart van Vooren Covington & Burling LLP, Brussels
12:45

Q & A and Discussion

13:00

Practical Aspects of Brexit

Gyöngyi David Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Brussels
13:30

Q & A and Discussion

13:45

Light Lunch & End of Conference

Speakers

Andreas Meisterernst
Partner at Meisterernst Rechtsanwälte; Lecturer for Food Law at the University of Munich (TU), Munich; Executive Managing Editor of the European Food and Feed Law Review (EFFL)

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Anastasia Alvizou
European Commission, DG Health and Food Safety, Brussels

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Simone Gabbi
Legal and Assurance Services, European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Parma

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Andreas Natterer
Schönherr Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Wien

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Francesco Planchenstainer
Senior Regulatory Counsel @ Ferrero

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Mira Kos-Skubic
Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Food Safety, Veterinary Sector and Plant Protection, Ljubljana

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Martin Holle
Food Law and Administrative Law at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW), Hamburg

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Peter Loosen
CEO, German Federation for Food Law and Food Science, Brussels

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Klaus Riediger
Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES)

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Anne-Marie Orth
RDA Scientific Consultants GmbH, München

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Sarah Arayess
Hoogenraad & Haak advocaten, Amsterdam

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Dirk Jacobs
Deputy Director General/Director of Consumer Information, Diet & Health FoodDrinkEurope (FDE), Brussels

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Cesare Varallo
foodlawlatest.com, Turin

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Maryse Hervé
Secretary General, EU Specialty Food Ingredients, Brussels

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Bart van Vooren
Covington & Burling LLP, Brussels

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Gyöngyi David
Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Brussels

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Venue

Rue du Chatelain 17
Brussels, Belgium
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Hotel near the venue

Made in Louise
Rue Veydt 40
1050 Brussels

 

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Online-Registration

Conference | 24.10.2019 - 25.10.2019 | Brussels | Language English

Participation Fees
Reduced fee for public authorities: € 695,- (excl. VAT)
Regular fee: € 985,- (excl. VAT)

Dinner on 24 October: € 80,- (3-course-menu, wine & water, excl. VAT)

Discount for European Food and Feed Law Review (EFFL) subscribers: € 50,-

The Belgian VAT of 21% will be added.

Seating limit
The number of seats is limited. Registrations will be accepted first come, first served.

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Ticket Type Price Spaces
13th European Food and Feed Law Conference
Regular fee / Reguläre Teilnahmegebühr
€985,00
13th European Food and Feed Law Conference
Reduced fee for public authorities / Reduzierte Teilnahmegebühr für Angehörige einer Hochschule/Behörde
€695,00

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