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SAFE Announcements and Events:

  • Circularity and Resource Efficiency of Food Systems: 22 May 2019

    SAFE member National R&D Institute for Food Bioresources, IBA in Romania is organising this conference which will take place under the Romanian presidency of the European Union.

    The intention is to create a supportive environment for establishing new collaborations in the field of agri-food research that share the same ideas as the Food 2030 initiative.

    The main aim of the event is to raise awareness about sustainable production and consumption, to minimize food waste and to transform agrofood by products and residues into new raw materials for different purposes with an environmentally friendly approach.

    More information and link to register is here.

    Hope to see you there!

  • Global Food Safety Summit. 2-3 Sept 2019

    Managing a safe and secure global food supply chain from farm to fork!

    As in previous years, this event will bring together key stakeholders from all along several food chains including manufacturers, suppliers, regulators and the experts that support them. Highlights of the event will include case study experiences. Networking opportunities will be plentiful as representatives from major food and beverage producers, suppliers and retailers participate.

    Read about the Global Food Safety Summits of previous years, including a link to the SAFE consortium presentation given in 2017 by SAFE Executive Board member Oddur Gunnarsson from Matis Ltd., Iceland here.

    SAFE members enjoye a special reduced registration.

    See the event programme here (coming soon)

    Read more about the event here.

  • INCREaSE 2019: 9-11 Oct 2019

    SAFE consortium will participate in the International Congress on Engineering and Sustainability in the XXIst Century to be held at the University of Algarve in Faro PT from 8-11 October 2019.

    The SAFE Secretary General, Katherine M Flynn, is a member of the Scientific Committee.

    Read about SAFE participation in INCREaSE 2017 here.

    Abstract submission is now open!

    Hope to see you at INCREaSE 2019!

  • SAFE Executive Board and Member Meetings 2019

    The upcoming 2018 meetings of the SAFE consortium Executive Board will be by teleconference in

    TUESDAY 19 June at 15H CET

    Log in as a SAFE member to download the Agenda and the Minutes of all SAFE EB meetings. Also available are the Agenda and the Minutes of all SAFE Member Meetings, including the Annual General Meetings. Once logged in, these documents become visible as a separate article in Past Events.

    If your institution is a SAFE member but you don't have a User Name and Password - send an email to Katherine Flynn with your 3 food safety interests and you will be registered.

    If your institution is not a SAFE member - you will find information here on how to apply.

     

SAFE 2013 Annual General Meeting

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The 2013 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the SAFE consortium took place on Tuesday 4 June from 14h30 - 17h30 in Brussels Belgium.

 

It was preceded by "Cooking up a storm: Where now for food safety in Europe?", the presentation event of the SAFE consortium Vision Document on Food Safety, "Keeping Food Safety on the Agenda".

Representatives from all SAFE member institutes were invited.

Present at the 2013 SAFE consortium Annual General Meeting, from left to right : Begoña Pérez Villarreal (Chair), AZTI-Tecnalia Spain; Marco Arlorio, DFB Italy; Helga Naes, Nofima Norway; Oddur M. Gunnarsson (Secretary General), Matis Iceland; Massimo Castellari, IRTA Spain; Harmen Hofstra, SAFE Belgium; Alejandro Barranco, AZTI-Tecnalia Spain; Sigrún Elsa Smáradóttir, Matis Iceland; Florin Soptica, IBA Romania; Tim Hogg, (Vice Chair) ESB Portugal; Maria Lövenklev, SIK Sweden; Katherine Flynn, SAFE Belgium.  Not in the photo: Ryszard Amarowicz, PAN Poland.

The AGM agenda and presentations form the meeting are available on the Member's Only pages. Log in as a Member and go to Past Events to the page AGM 2013 Documents.

Not a SAFE Individual Member yet? Send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with your three favourite food safety interests to activate your membership.

 

Participants at the AGM were able to:

- Participate in the planning of SAFE consortium events, activities, projects.

- Contribute to the organisation of SAFE consortium priorities.

- Have a say in the SAFE consortium budget.

- Interact with the SAFE consortium Executive Board and Office.

- Network with SAFE consortium colleagues from around Europe.

 

Interesting Notes

Do you work for a SAFE consortium member institute?

 

Register as an Individual Member of the SAFE consortium and access Member's Only pages including downloads of documents and presentations, plus receive SAFE announcements directly by email !

 

Registration is simple. Send an email to the SAFE Scientific Secretary, Katherine Flynn, from your institution email address and include your three Food Safety interests.