53rd meeting of the Advisory Forum

Venice
24 September 2014

On 24-25 September EFSA’s Advisory Forum holds the 53rd meeting in Venice (IT)

Agenda

  1. Welcome and opening of the meeting
  2. Adoption of the agenda
  3. Matters arising
  4. Risk Assessment Community
  • Scientific Cooperation Roadmap
  • Outsourcing Tools – Grants and Procurements
  • Launch of thematic grants
  • Focal Point Agreements 2015
  • Article 30 Procedure
  1. Scientific Committee Update

Scientific Committee

  1. New Methodologies in Toxicology
  • MS activities
  • International perspectives
  • Harmonisation of methodologies Network
  1. Network on novel foods /traditional foods: Draft Terms of Reference
  2. Research: Horizon 2020
  3. The experience of a member state on Phytovigilance
  1. Updates and related matters
  • Communication Activities: Results & the way forward+
  • Matrix Project
  • Forthcoming Risk Assessment Activities – Round Table
  • Extranet Development
  1. Scientific Unit and Panel presentation: CONTAM

The Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain

  1. Other matters raised by EFSA and Member States
  • Operation of the Advisory Forum
  • New computer-assisted method for identifying the causes of disease outbreaks
  • Safety foodstuff project
  1. AOB
  • Draft 2015 work programme for G&P in science
  • EXPO 2015 Scientific Conference Update
  • Meeting the Executive Director – Country visits
  • European Neighbourhood Programme – opportunities for involvement

European Neighbourhood Programme

  • Upcoming Events BfR

Documents

Agenda (576 KB)
Minutes (151.19 KB)