RAFA 2015 preview
1 September 2015 • Author(s): New Food magazine
7th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis (RAFA 2015) will be held on 3–6 November 2015, in the Clarion Congress Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic.
The RAFA organisers, the University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague (UCT Prague, Czech Republic) and RIKILT Wageningen UR (The Netherlands), would like to invite all food scientists from academia and industry and representatives of national and international agencies, control authorities, governmental and commercial laboratories to attend this event, being the leading conference in food analysis.
RAFA has grown since it was launched in 2003: the previous event was attended by 800 participants from 63 countries in Europe, Asia, America, Australia and Africa, and supported by more than 50 sponsors, exhibitors and media partners.
The 2015 symposium will provide an overview of state-of-the-art analytical & bioanalytical food quality and safety control strategies and introduce the challenges for novel approaches in this field. The following recent & emerging issues will be addressed by RAFA 2015:
- Authentication & Fraud
- Bioactivity measurements
- Flavours & Sensory analysis
- Food forensics
- Micro and nano food sensors
- Organic crops & foodstuffs
- QA/QC & Chemometrics & Data interpretation
- Industrial contaminants
- Metals & metalloids
- Mycotoxins, marine and plant toxins
- Novel foods & supplements
- Packaging contaminants
- Processing contaminants
- Pesticide residues
- Veterinary drug residues
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