Food, Chemical & Pharmaceutical Law
Hybrid Conference |
21.10.2021 - 22.10.2021 |
Brussels |
Language: English

15th European Food and Feed Law Conference

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 public and private sectors. This year we will discuss the actions of the EU against food waste, the new food labelling information system, supply chain law, transparency regulations, learnings from the industry on the ban of titandioxide, biocides in the food production and the Brexit experiences and developments regarding the marketing of food, among many other topics. Renowned experts from the public authorities, food industry, private practice and academia will provide you with in-depth knowledge on European Food and Feed Law.

The event will take place as a hybrid event, which gives speakers and participants the opportunity to participate face-to-face or online via a live stream.

Participants receive a certificate upon participation.

Starting from € 645,- (online, excl. VAT)

Reservation: You are welcome to reserve your seat, which is financially non-binding. For this, please drop me an email: hoppe@lexxion.eu

Cancellation: The cancellation of participation must be in writing and is possible free of charge up to 14 days before the start of the event. In case of no-show or cancellation later than two weeks before the date of the event, the entire event price plus VAT is due.

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Overview

The 15th EFFL Conference will highlight the latest updates and developments in European Food and Feed Law and its industry. Our experts from the public and private sector will share their expertise and knowledge with you and engage with you in various discussions.

Target Group:

  • Regulatory affairs managers
  • Food lawyers working at European and national institutions
  • Private legal practitioners
  • Legal counsel and industry representatives
  • Academics

Previous Participants Said

“Inspiring event.”

“Great conference that allows interaction among experts.”

“An excellent wrap-up of the topics in Food Law!”

“Very interesting presentations & good networking possibilities.”

“Stimulating presentations by food law experts, engaging discussions, all in a friendly and inclusive environment. Highly recommend!”

“Very informative and interesting presentations. Gave me a good overview of recent developments in food law.”

Methodology

A conference by Lexxion Publisher is a unique opportunity for knowledge-gathering on current topics and cases in the respective field.  Throughout the conference experts from EU institutions, from public and private sector provide you with great insights on current developments and share their expertise with you. A conference comprises of short and concise presentations, case studies and panel discussions, with reference to the current legal framework, which has to be considered.

Course materials are available for download after the event.

Hybrid Course

The hybrid course by Lexxion Publisher is a new combined event format, which takes place in parallel: face-to-face and online. This new event format offers participants and speakers the opportunity to attend the event live on site or online, depending on the current situation, which gives additional flexibility. Our primary goal is to provide our online participants with the same high-quality experience as participants on-the-spot. For this, we place particular emphasis on interaction. This includes virtual networking during coffee breaks, active participation in discussions and the opportunity to ask questions via chat or microphone.

We take care of your wellbeing

  • Regular cleaning of surfaces and sanitary facilities
  • Sufficient ventilation of event room
  • Recommended hand hygiene
  • Possibility to keep distance between all speakers and participants
  • Recommended mouth and nose protection

Course Material – No need to miss anything!

If you are unable to attend the course you may want to order all the presentations shown during the event. The price is € 199,- (excl. of VAT). If interested, please contact Julia Thiemann.

How to Join the Course Online

You will receive all information and a link to join the course via e-mail latest 1 day before the event.

If you have any questions in advance, please contact Laura Hoppe.

Day 1: Thursday, 21 October

Chair of the Seminar
Prof. Andreas Meisterernst Partner at Meisterernst Rechtsanwälte; Executive Managing Editor of the European Food and Feed Law Review (EFFL)
08:30

Registration and Welcome Coffee

09:00

Welcome Address & Introduction Round

09:15

EU Actions Against Food Waste

Speaker of the European Commission
09:45

Q&A and Discussion

10:00

Packaging Law: Recent Developments

Rachida Semail Keller & Heckman, Brussels
10:30

Q&A and Discussion

10:45

Coffee Break

11:15

Sustainability, Environmental/Green Claims

  • Green claims
  • Green washing
  • Product Environmental Footprint schemes
Paola Corte Lawyer, Studio Legale Corte, Milan
11:45

Q&A and Discussion

12:00

The New Food Labelling Information System

12:30

Q&A and Discussion

12:45

Recent Jurisdiction of the ECJ

Iliyana Sirakova Attorney at Law, Schönherr Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna
13:15

Q&A and Discussion

13:30

Lunch Break

14:30

Update on Nutrient Profiles, Nutri-score and other National Schemes

Prof. Andreas Meisterernst Partner at Meisterernst Rechtsanwälte; Executive Managing Editor of the European Food and Feed Law Review (EFFL)
15:00h

Q&A and Discussion

15:15

Towards a European Supply Chain Law, Plans of the EU Commission and National Laws e.g. German Act on Supply Chain

Prof. Dr. Martin Holle Food Law and Administrative Law at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW), Hamburg
15:45

Q&A and Discussion

16:00

Coffee Break

16:30

Transparency Regulation (EU) 2019/1381: Consequences in Practice

  • Pre-submisson of studies
  • Practical Arrangements, Q&A, Further services
  • Digital EFSA Portal „Connect.EFSA“
Dr. Anne-Marie Orth Managing director at RDA Scientific Consultants GmbH, Munich
17:00

Q&A and Discussion

17:15

End of Day 1

Day 2: Friday, 22 October

Chair of the Seminar
Prof. Dr. Martin Holle Food Law and Administrative Law at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW), Hamburg
09:00

Marketing of CBD Products in the EU

  • Short introduction legal framework
  • Legal theory vs. practice
  • Way forward?
Sarah Arayess Founder, Say legal, Amsterdam
09:30

Q&A and Discussion

09:45

Biocides in the Food Production

Hannah Widemann Associate, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Brussels
10:15

Q&A and Discussion

10:30

Coffee Break

11:00

Recent Amendments of the Annexes to Regulation (EC) No 852/2004 – Practical Implications for Food Businesses

  • Regulation (EU) 2021/382 amending food hygiene
  • Allergen management, redistribution of food and food safety culture
  • Liability implications for food business operators
Maria Kietz Meisterernst Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB, Munich
11:30

Q&A and Discussion

11:45

Brexit Experiences and Developments regarding the Marketing of Food

Dominic Watkins Partner, DWF LLP, London
12:15

Q&A and Discussion

12:30

Ban of Titandioxide: Learning for the Industry

13:00

Q&A and Discussion

13:15

Light Lunch and End of Conference

Speakers

Prof. Andreas Meisterernst
Partner at Meisterernst Rechtsanwälte; Executive Managing Editor of the European Food and Feed Law Review (EFFL)

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Rachida Semail
Keller & Heckman, Brussels

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Paola Corte
Lawyer, Studio Legale Corte, Milan

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Iliyana Sirakova
Attorney at Law, Schönherr Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna

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

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Dr. Anne-Marie Orth
Managing director at RDA Scientific Consultants GmbH, Munich

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Sarah Arayess
Founder, Say legal, Amsterdam

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Hannah Widemann
Associate, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Brussels

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Maria Kietz
Meisterernst Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB, Munich

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Dominic Watkins
Partner, DWF LLP, London

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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

Hybrid Conference | 21.10.2021 - 22.10.2021 | Brussels | Language: English

Do you have any COVID-19 related questions? We are happy to help!
Please contact us via e-mail events@lexxion.eu or call us at +49 30 81 45 06 0.

Participation fees for participation on site in Brussels:
Reduced fee for public authorities and full-time academics: € 695,- (excl. VAT)
Regular fee: € 985,- (excl. VAT)

Participation fees for online participation:
Reduced fee for public authorities and full-time academics: € 645,- (excl. VAT)
Regular fee: € 795,- (excl. VAT)

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

21% VAT (Brussels) will be added. For online participation the following applies additionally: Customers from other EU countries with a valid VAT ID number will receive an invoice without VAT (reverse charge).

Seating limit
The number of participants in Brussels is limited.

Please contact events@lexxion.eu if technical problems occur during the booking process.

 

How do you want to participate?
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15th European Food and Feed Law Conference | Online Participation
Reduced fee for public authorities / Reduzierte Teilnahmegebühr für Angehörige einer Hochschule/Behörde
€645,00
15th European Food and Feed Law Conference | Online Participation
Regular fee / Reguläre Teilnahmegebühr
€795,00
15th European Food and Feed Law Conference | in Brussels
Regular fee / Reguläre Teilnahmegebühr
€985,00
15th European Food and Feed Law Conference | in Brussels
Reduced fee for public authorities / Reduzierte Teilnahmegebühr für Angehörige einer Hochschule/Behörde
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