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Agenda

Start time 12:20pm GMT/ 2:20pm CET/ 7:20am EST

Day One
REGULATION ROUNDUP
European Commission Keynote - evaluation and revision of the EU rules on food contact materials
Potential impact of the chemical strategy for sustainability (CSS) on revision of FCM legislation
Latest on the regulation of food-contact printing inks in Europe
Questions & discussion
Networking break
Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) Assessments in the U.S.A.
Update on recent regulatory changes in China and Japan
Chair's closing remarks
Decernis User Meeting
Day Two
MIGRATION TESTING & RISK ASSESSMENT
Migration tests on repeated use plastic food contact materials and articles
The Ames test as part of a risk assessment strategy for plastic and paper food contact materials
NIAS case study on pressure sensitive label adhesive
Reserved for Coca Cola
A view from the middle: An analytical chemist’s perspective on balancing supply chain fluidity with legislative change
Questions & discussion
Networking break
FOOD CONTACT COMPLIANCE ALONG THE SUPPLY CHAIN
Dispensing Machine Food Contact Compliance – the whole Is greater than the parts
Panel discussion: Practical experiences and advice for communicating food contact compliance and safety information along the supply chain, from materials to end-products and equipment
Mark Penton, Machines Regulatory Manager, Lavazza Group
Steven Marks, Director of Product Compliance, Avery Dennison
Luisa Poletti, Global Quality Supplier Manager for Packaging, Barilla Group
Carlos de la Cruz Garcia, Regulatory & Compliance Manager, Nestlé System Technology Centre
 
Chair's closing remarks
Decernis User Meeting
Day Three
SUSTAINABILITY & PACKAGING TRENDS
Packaging trends and consumer behaviour post Covid-19: how might attitudes to safety, sustainability and policy evolve?
Safe and sustainable food packaging in an uncertain regulatory environment for food contact materials – views of the food and drink manufacturers
Ensuring food contact safety when designing for circularity
Questions & discussion
Networking break
FOOD-CONTACT PAPER FOCUS
Food-contact paper regulation around the globe
Pamela Langhorn, Partner, Keller & Heckman LLP
NIAS analytics – are NIAS results solution or problem?
New perspectives on paper and board packaging compliance: comparison between testing of extracts and testing of food
The role of GMP in the implementation of the Food Contact Materials legislation
Questions & discussion
Chair's closing remarks
Decernis User Meeting

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PP-2021-Agenda