Food Contact Materials Regulation

07. und 08. Februar 2022 - Berlin und online

Review 2020

Hot Topics

  • Requirements and Challenges of the Framework Regulation
  • Update on EFSA Guidance Document
  • Role of Different Players in the Food Industry
  • Status Quo on Safety and Global Compliance
  • Overview and Use of Food Contact Chemicals to Make Food Contact Materials


Presenting Institutions and Companies

  • Dr Bernard Hegarty, Food Safety Authority of Ireland
  • Michelle Patel, UK Food Standards Agency
  • Hans-Dieter Philipowski, ENFIT, Belgium
  • Dr Sabine Vogt, BASF SE, Germany
  • Jori Ringman, Confederation of European Paper Industry (CEPI), Belgium
  • Carlos de la Cruz Garcia, Nestlé Nespresso S.A., Switzerland
  • Dr Martin Kanert, European Printing Ink Association (EuPIA), Belgium
  • Dr Birgit Geueke, Food Packaging Forum, Switzerland
  • Stefan Kucsera, Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office(FSVO), Switzerland
  • Dr Mitchell A. Cheeseman, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, former FDA, United States
  • Dr Christian Kirchnawy, Austrian Research Institute for Chemistry and Technology (OFI), Austria
  • Koen Weel, Danone Specialized Nutrition, the Netherlands
  • Dr Thomas Gude, SQTS Swiss Quality Testing Services, Switzerland
  • Roland Franz, Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging (IVV), Germany
  • Rachida Semail, KELLER AND HECKMAN LLP, Belgium



Roadmap on Existing and New Food Contact Materials – Future Prospects and Current Challenges on Safety and Sustainability
Dr Thomas Gude, Dep. Head SQTS, Head Food/Non-Food Division, SQTS Swiss Quality Testing Services