European Union




EFSA’s 3rd scientific conference

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Start date : 18/09/2018
End date : 21/09/2018
Parma, Italy
European Food Safety Authority, Other bodies and agencies,
Food, farming and fisheries, Research and innovation,

What are the opportunities and challenges facing risk assessment science in the coming years? Technology is making our life easier, but what are the downsides? How can we anticipate trends in a rapidly changing world?

These are some of the questions that will be addressed at the next scientific conference of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). The conference will focus on the future of scientific risk assessment in food safety, with an emphasis on the social and political context within which it takes place.

By bringing together scientists with diverse backgrounds and expertise, the conference will be an important opportunity to network and share knowledge. A specific programme for early-career researchers has been devised to encourage young scientists to participate.

Key themes:

  • contextualising and advancing risk assessment science
  • managing evidence
  • engaging with science and society
  • risk assessment in a changing world

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