Observers - attend open scientific meetings

Follow EFSA's scientists up close. Attend scientific meetings open to observers.

Observers can attend EFSA’s open plenary meetings to see first-hand how EFSA’s Scientific Committee and its Scientific Panels discuss and adopt their scientific assessments. We encourage attendees to interact with and pose questions to EFSA’s scientific experts.

Open plenary meetings (registration now open):

Should you encounter any difficulties in registering for these open plenaries, please contact us at: publicmeetings@efsa.europa.eu

Those interested in attending an open plenary meeting as observers should read the following guidelines:

Upcoming open plenary meetings in 2016 (registration not yet open):

  • Plenary meeting of the Panel on Biological Hazards (BIOHAZ)
    Brussels, 7-8 September 2016
  • Plenary meeting of the Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources Added to Food (ANS)
    Brussels, 27-28 September 2016
  • Plenary meeting of the Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)
    Brussels, 26-27 October 2016
  • Plenary meeting of the Scientific Committee (SC)
    Brussels, 16-17 November  2016
  • Plenary meeting of the Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids (CEF)
    Brussels, 30 November - 1 December 2016

Open plenary meetings closed for registration: