Programme

Food data and tools: developments and applications in food, nutrition and health

Day 1 –  Tuesday 9th April 2019 (afternoon)

12.00 – 13.00: Registration and welcome lunch

13.15 – 15.00: Plenary talks 

  • Welcome – Paul Finglas, President, EuroFIR AISBL ( Brussels, BE)
  • The European Food Information Council (EUFIC) – mission and current activities in nutrition and health – Raymond Gemen, EUFIC (Brussels, BE)  – DOWNLOAD
  • Developments for the Food Nutrition and Health Research Infrastructure in Europe – opportunities for EuroFIR – Prof. Barbara Korousic Seljak, Josef Stefan Institute (Ljubljana, SI) – DOWNLOAD
  • Food and Drink reformulation and innovation and quantifying on consumers in Ireland – Sandrine Pigat, Crème global (Dublin, IE) – DOWNLOAD
  • Analysis of nutrients and contaminants – the Norwegian seafood database – Lisbeth Dahl & Maria Wik Markhus, Institute of Marine Research (Bergen, NO) – DOWNLOAD
  • New initiatives on open access of food data for Developing and Emerging Countries – Mark Roe (EuroFIR AISBL, BE) & Paul Finglas (QIB, UK) – DOWNLOAD

15.00- 15.15 : Coffee break

15.15 – 16.30 : Documentation Group led by Simonetta Salvini & Susanne Westenbrink (RIVM, NL) 

  • Introduction – Simonetta Salvini
  • Presentation of the questionnaire Langual vs FoodEX2 – Simonetta Salvini
  • Default value documentation for aggregated and compiled foods – Susanne Westenbrink
  • Langual facet A – Susanne Westenbrink
  • Group discussion

16.30 – 18.00: Recipe Calculation Group

  • led by Mark Roe (EuroFIR, BE) & Carolyn Lister (Plant & Food Research, NZ)

Day 2 – Wednesday 10th April 2019 

08.30 – 09.00: Registration

09. 00 – 10.30: Branded Foods Group led by Patrizia Gnagnarella (IEO, IT)

  • Introduction – Patrizia Gnagnarella
  • Results from survey – Patrizia Gnagnarella
  • Experience in data collection of branded foods
  • Current and future approaches in Germany and Switzerland (Esther Infanger, FSVO – Irmela Demuth, MRI and Karl Presser, Premotec)
  • Branded data collection: the Oqali example – Marine Oseredczuk, ANSES
  • Implementation of the GS1 data in the Belgian database – Carine Seeuws, Nubel
  • Discussion and planning of the next steps/tasks

10.30 – 10.50: Coffee break

10.50 – 12.30: Data Aggregation Group led by Nicole Fark (MRI,DE) & Marine Oseredczuk (ANSES,FR)

  • Data aggregation working group: context, update, group discussion preparation – Nicole Fark, Marine Oseredczuk, Katja Sandfuchs
  • Group discussion to synthesize and prioritize topics (all members of the data aggregation working group)
  • Feed-back from group discussion and conclusions – Nicole Fark, Marine Oseredczuk, Katja Sandfuchs

12.30 – 13.45: Lunch

13.45-14.00: Poster competition: presentations 

14:00 – 15:30: Laboratories Group led by Helena Costa (INSA,PT) & Olafur Reykdal (MATIS, ISL)

  • Welcome and introduction – Helena Costa
  • Overview of group member survey results – Helena Costa
  • Discussion
  1. Problems to be solved
  2. Exchange of information on laboratories
  3. Criteria, guidelines 
  • Conclusions – Mark Roe and Helena Costa
  • Any other business

15.30 – 15:50: Coffee break 

15.50-16:00: Poster competition: award

16:00 – 17: 30: General Assembly

17:30 – 19: 00 : Reception  

Day 3 – Thursday 11th April 2019 (morning): 

08.30 – 09.00 Registration –  FoodCASE User Group

09.00 – 09.05: Welcome & Minutes of the last meeting by Karl Presser (Premotec, CH) 

09.05 – 09.20: Terms of References and feedback about the last version from RIVM

09.20 -09.30: Meeting schedule and proposal for TC (June, August, October, December and February 2020)

09.30-10.15: Developments in 2018

  1. Method Indicator and General Method Indicator (Karl Presser)
    1. Purpose
    2. Is the current implementation the optimal solution
  • Further actions
  1. Check and Approve wizard (Susanne)
  2. Data issue framework (feature list 2018) (Agnes Matuszczak)
  3. Integration of nutrient estimation (feature list 2018) (Agnes Matuszczak)
  4. FoodEx2 new thesaurus in version 5.3.0 (Zbigniew Waligorski)
  5. AFROFOODS research infrastructure (Karl Presser)
  6. Units of foods (Karl Presser)
  7. Start with THL (Agnes Matuszczak)
  8. Bug fixes (Agnes Matuszczak)

10.15 – 10.30: coffee break 

10.30-11.00: Upcoming developments (30 min)

  1. Branded Foods (Agnes Matuszczak)
  2. Supplements (Karl Presser)
  3. Recipe calculations (Agnes Matuszczak)

11.00-11.30: EuroFIR funded work (Agnes Matuszczak) 

  1. Feature list 2018

    Improvements were made as planned in 2018 (v4.1 and v4.2 of FoodCASE). Based on the feedback from users, the performance (measured as time to fully load UI on Playground) for selected UIs:

    • Source component detail frame
    • Aggregation wizard
    • Aggregated food detail frame
    • Recipe calculation frame
    • Recipe detail frame

    has been improved 2-3 times to around 2 seconds each (as reported by users).

    2. Feature list 2017

11.30 – 12.30: EuroFIR Feature List 2019 (Agnes Matuszczak ) and any other business 

  1. Presentation of change requests
  2. Ranking of change requests

Close meeting