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Welcome to the home of Smithers Pira's leading food contact events;
Upcoming food contact events:
A new event for 2013, coming to DC!
This inaugural event organised by Smithers Pira, in partnership with Steptoe, will bring together the realms of food contact and food additives, to provide delegates with critical updates in each of these fields within the US market.
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P&P 2013 is coming back to London!
Put 9-12 December in your diary and it is a special year for the conference, as the 30th edition of Plastics in Contact with Foodstuffs, so watch this space for more information on special events this year!
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Past food contact events
A storming success in Barcelona for Global Food Contact 2013!
This unique event returned to Europe for 2013 from 14-16 May in sunny Barcelona and attracted over 150 food contact professionals.
THE global food contact forum, this conference never fails to offer delegates with the chance to be updated with all they key developments around the globe relating to FCM.
Watch this space for Global Food Contact 2014 taking place in the USA
Plastics & Paper in Contact with Foodstuffs 2012 - Europe's leading food contact forum
11-14 December in Vienna, Austria.
Over 130 companies attended in Vienna, and Plastics and Paper 2012 was one of the biggest food contact events yet and continues to be the best event on the regulatory aspects on FCM - D Dainelli, Sealed Air.
This interactive and insightful 3 day conference featured speakers from: DG SANCO, EFSA, Nestle, CEPI, Nanotechnology Industries Association, CVUA Stuttgart, Steptoe & Johnson, Austrian Federal Ministry of Health, Keller & Heckman, Valspar, Decernis, TNO, INTI Argentina, Nextek Ltd, Mayer Brown, Fraunhofer IVV and many more, who brought delegates up to the minute with current developments up and down the food packaging supply chain.
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Global Food Contact 2012 - the only GLOBAL food contact forum
Global Food Contact 2012 took place in May in Baltimore, USA and was a resounding success! Over 110 delegates came together to discuss pressing food contact issues and were provided with global perspectives on food contact regulation from leading industry experts and national legislators from across the world.
The conference was also co-located with another successful conference Extractables and Leachables USA 2012, an inaugural event for 2012, organised by Smithers Rapra.
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Featuring presentations from the following companies, Global Food Contact consisted of two full days of interactive presentations, lively discussions and extensive networking opportunities.
Missed out on this market leading event? A full set of proceedings from the conference are available, please contact Heather Adams if you would like to purchase them.
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Key Speakers for GFC 2013
Nestle System Technology Center
National Institute of Health Sciences
National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment
Food Directorate Health Canada