Programme

Tuesday 10th April 2018 - afternoon: FoodCASE User Group

Tuesday 10th April 2018 - afternoon: FoodCASE User Group

 EuroFIR FoodCASE User group Meeting (13.00 – 18.00):
Led by Karl Presser (Premotec, CH) and Luisa Oliveira (INSA, PT)

Agenda will be available soon – stay tuned!

Wednesday 11th April 2018 - morning : Food Symposium

Wednesday 11th April 2018 - morning : Food Symposium

 EuroFIR Food Symposium 2018:
Food Composition and Intake supporting research, policies and innovation in Europe

Date: Wednesday 10th April 2018 (09.00 – 15.15)

9.00 – 9.15  Introduction (Paul M Finglas, Quadram Institute, Norwich, UK & EuroFIR AISBL, BE)

9.15 – 9.45 Advances in Dietary assessment methodologies and tools (Prof Janet Cade, University of Leeds, UK)

9.45 – 10.15 Successful regional harmonisation in food and nutrition data collection and analysis for evidence based nutrition policy in Serbia and Western Balkans (Mirjana Gurinovic, Centre of Excellence in Nutrition and Metabolism, University of Belgrade, RS)

10.15 – 10. 40  New analytical food composition data in Central Europe and Asia (Anna Giertlová, National Agricultural and Food Centre, SK)

10.40 – 11.10  Activities of the Nordic Food Analysis Network, (Liisa Valsta, National Institute for Health and Welfare, FI)

10.50 – 11.20 Coffee break 

11.20 – 11. 35 Seafood from aquaculture, fisheries and processing industry in the ocean of tomorrow (Antonio Marques, Portuguese Institute for the Sea and Atmosphere, PT)

11.35 – 12. 00 My FoodPortal & vertical farming (Sofia Khun, EUFIC, BE)

12.00 – 12.25 Delivering personalised nutrition dietary services through the Quisper Server Platform, (Siân Astley, EuroFIR, BE)

12.25 – 12.45 Discussion & close

12.50 – 14.15 Lunch break

14.15 – 15.15 Poster presentations & award ceremony 

Wednesday 11th April 2018 - afternoon: EuroFIR General Assembly

Wednesday 11th April 2018 - afternoon: EuroFIR General Assembly

Thursday 12th April 2018: FoodComp & Technical Working Group

Thursday 12th April 2018: FoodComp & Technical Working Group

 EuroFIR FoodComp & Technical Working Group Meeting (09.00 – 16.00) :
Led by Susanne Westenbrink (RIVM, NL) and Mark Roe (QIB, UK)

1.Food Explorer updates:

  • New and updated datasets  
  • Excel schema for importing data new and updated data 
  • Evaluation of food and nutrient coverage and quality of documentation 

2. Plans of the FoodComp & Technical Working group for 2018 

3. What to consider when contracting laboratories? What are the basic considerations for food analysis? 

  • Choice of method
  • Sample collection, handling, storage and delivery
  • Laboratory performance
  • Accreditation
  • Results and checking data
  • Contract specifications

What are the tools to help compilers?

  • Tools to help compilers
  • GAMA wiki

4. Experience from a compiler including pragmatic rating system to evaluate offers from laboratories 

5. Results from inventory on data aggregation 

6. Discussion on amendment of EuroFIR recipe calculation procedure 

7. Discussion session on cooperation between compilers:  which topics would compilers like to share knowledge and experiences on? 

8. Consultation between members to discuss individual questions and problems. Experienced compilers are present to answer questions on any aspect of the compilation process, including FoodCASE 

9. Closing of the meeting