The Greek presidency in the EPTA has chosen food as theme for the conference this year. Various topics will be discussed by politicians and EPTA-representatives from 17 member countries and -regions.

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Draft Program

EPTA Conference
"Technology Assessment in Food"
5th and 6th November 2007
Hellenic Parliament

Monday 5 November 2007
09.30 Visit of Athens Archeological and Benaki Museum
13.00 Lunch
14.00 EPTA Council Meeting

17.30 End
18.45 Reception in the Dutsch Embassy
20.30 Conference Dinner

Tuesday 6 November 2007
09.30 Coffee
09.45 Welcome statements and opening
10.15 Genetically modified food
Introduction (TAB)
11.30 Coffee break
11.45 Seafood –Actual problems (Greece)
12.00 Safety of food (France)
12.15 Traceability of food (Norway)
12.30 Discussion
13.00 –14.30 Lunch
14.30 Food fortification (Flandres-Swiss)
15.00 Obesity (Netherlands)
15.15 Mediterranean food (Greece)
16.45 Discussion
16.15 Concluding remarks
16.30 End