AgMIP-USDA Data Harmonization Workshop
USDA National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, Maryland 5/11/2015 - 5/15/2015
Through harmonization of data formats and tools, this workshop seeks to greatly enhance the efficiency with which data from USDA research programs are applied to research on agricultural systems analysis and modeling.
Seminar on Understanding Consumer Science and Behaviour
Jakarta, Indonesia 5/11/2015 - 5/11/2015
World Bank FARMD Webinar Series featuring Dr. McLean and Dr. Gustafson from the ILSI Research Foundation
Washington, DC 5/6/2015 - 5/6/2015
Dr. Morven McLean, the Executive Director of the International Life Sciences Institute Research Foundation (ILSI Research Foundation), and Dr. David Gustafson, the Director of the ILSI Research Foundation’s Center for Integrated Modeling of Sustainable Agriculture and Nutrition Security (CIMSANS) will introduce the ILSI Research Foundation and the work it does regarding risk management, agriculture and food security.
American Institute of Mathematics Food Systems Modeling Workshop
Stanford University, Palo Alto, California 4/27/2015 - 4/30/2015
This workshop will build a conceptual model of the U.S. food system, and elaborate a research agenda for continuing model development. This is a key component of a large-scale project to develop a hierarchy of models for food systems around the globe at multiple spatial and temporal levels.
Sessions @ IAFP 2015
Cardiff, UK 4/21/2015 - 4/21/2015
Two ILSI Europe scientific sessions were held at the IAFP European Symposium on Food Safety: 'The importance of microbiological testing in food safety management' and 'Fresh produce and water: How can risk assessments be used in ensuring safety of fresh produce?'. Supported by the Emerging Microbiological Issues Task Force and the Risk Analysis in Food Microbiology Task Force.
The OECD Working Group on Harmonisation of Regulatory Oversight in Biotechnology
Paris, France 4/19/2015 - 4/21/2015
The Working Group on Harmonisation of Regulatory Oversight in Biotechnology is held under the auspices of the Joint Meeting of the Chemicals Committee and Working Party on Chemicals, Pesticides and Biotechnology (Environment Directorate).
Global Food Security Symposium 2015: Healthy Food for a Healthy World: Leveraging Agriculture and Food to Improve Global Nutrition
Washington, DC 4/16/2015 - 4/16/2015
While global hunger has decreased, many people worldwide lack access to healthy and affordable food: two billion people are deficient in key micronutrients and more than 1.4 billion are overweight, putting them at higher risk for chronic diseases.
Webinar 'Allergen Risk Assessment and Reference Doses'
Online 4/16/2015 - 4/16/2015
Supported by the Food Allergy Task Force.
The OECD Task Force on the Safety of Novel Foods and Feeds
Paris, France 4/15/2015 - 4/17/2015
The Task Force for the Safety of Novel Foods and Feeds is held under the auspices of the Joint Meeting of the Chemicals Committee and Working Party on Chemicals, Pesticides and Biotechnology (Environment Directorate).
ILSI SEA Region Annual Meeting
Bangkok, Thailand 4/9/2015 - 4/10/2015