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Bert Popping

Dr. Bert Pöpping (FOCOS) - Conference Chairman and Scientific Programme Advisor

A consultant to the food industry and holds advisory board positions with several global stakeholders in the wider food supply chain on food safety matters. Before starting his own company, he held senior-level positions in food safety analysis with global third-party laboratories. His interests are new analytical technology developments for food safety analysis and putting them into a holistic context.

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Important Dates


Deadline for early-bird registration: Friday 24th April 2020
Deadline for scientific poster abstract submissions: Friday 29th May 2020


Abstract Submission


Food Safety Analysis 2020 welcomes scientific abstracts for both oral and poster presentations. All submissions should focus on analytical aspects of food safety analysis, and relate to such subjects as methods, applications, best practices and troubleshooting advice on:


— Foodborne contaminants testing

— Pesticides and agricultural contaminants

— Fraud & Authenticity testing

— Allergen & microbiological testing

— Food Safety methods

— Food contact materials

— Pathogens

— Veterinary drug residues/antimicrobials


If you are unsure if your abstract is appropriate please contact our Scientific Director, Mr David Hills ( and provide details on your proposed submission.


Oral Abstract Submission Deadline: Friday 24th April 2020
Poster Abstract Submission Deadline: Friday 29th May 2020


“Selling Food Safety Analysis to Your Boss!”


By attending Food Safety Analysis 2020, you will return to your employer armed with the latest learning and knowledge. In some cases, you may need to justify your attendance or to get approval to attend. Click below for a helpful template you can use to show the value of attending.

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Scientific Poster Awards


Food Safety Analysis 2020 is delighted to announce its poster awards for 2020. All non-vendor posters accepted to the scientific programme are entered into this award, which will be judged by a panel of analytical experts. All posters are scored based on innovation, scientific quality and overall presentation and at the end of the conference, three awards (Gold, Silver and Bronze) will be presented to the successful authors.


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