Monday 19 September

14:00-18:00

Pre-Workshop Course
Developments in Mass Spectrometric Techniques for Pesticide Residue Analysis
Prof. Amadeo R. Fernández-Alba & Dr. Carmen Ferrer
University of Almeria – EURL FV

17:00-20:00

Registration open & Posters mounting

18:30-20:30

Welcome Cocktail Reception

Tuesday 20 September

08:30

Registration open

Chairpersons:

9:00-9:30

Welcome – Opening speech

9:35-10:05
O-1

Keynote lecture 1

Cumulative risk assessment of pesticides: boiling it down to the essence
Bruno Dujardin
EFSA – European Food Safety Authority
Parma – Italy

10:05-10:35
O-2

Keynote lecture 2

New analytical tools for pesticide residues in food control. Experience gained over the last 15 years as the EURL-FV
Amadeo R. Fernández-Alba
University of Almeria – EURL FV
Almeria – Spain

10:35-11:40
V-1

Coffee break / Exhibition

Vendor session 1 (10:50-11:15) 

First part
New Developments in Automated Mini-Column Solid-Phase Extraction Clean-up of Pesticides and Environmental Contaminants in Foods
Steven J. Lehotay and Nicolás Michlig
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service
Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania – USA

Second part
Automated QuEChERS sample preparation with mini-SPE cleanup
Thomas Brandsch and Jochen Vandenberg
GERSTEL, Mülheim an der Ruhr – Germany

Chairpersons:

11:40-12:00
O-3

New developments on EU pesticides legislation in the context of the Green Deal and the Farm to Fork Strategy
Maria Tabernero
European Commission – Directorate General for Health and Food Safety (SANTE)
Brussels – Belgium

12:05-12:25
O-4

Comparative in vitro metabolism studies for new and existing active substances as an additional regulatory data requirement: perspective and challenges
Emanuela Testai
ISS – Istituto Superiore di Sanità / National Institute of Health
Rome-Italy

12:30-12:50
O-5

How to use processing factors – an update
Britta Michalski
BfR – German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
Berlin – Germany

12:50-13:05

Questions and discussion

13:05-14:50
V-2

Lunch break / Exhibition

Vendor session 2 (13:20-13:55)

Target Screener 4D: How Trapped Ion Mobility Spectrometry can help to gain confidence in the analysis of contaminants in food extracts
Dr. Carsten Baessmann
Director of Solutions Development Applied Markets

V-3

Vendor session 3 (14:10-14:45) 

The Head & Heart of the analytical Lab: High productivity multiresidue pesticide analysis
Jonathan Spencer
LC/MS Applications Scientist, Agilent – UK

Chairpersons:

14:50-15:10
O-6

Occurence of co-formulant residues in food and feed
Elena Hakme
National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark – EURL CF
Lyngby – Denmark

15:15-15:35
O-7

Screening Influenced approach to include quantitative dithiocarbamate analysis in the  routine of pesticide laboratories
Hubert Zipper
CVUA Stuttgart – EURL SRM
Fellbach – Germany

15:40-15:50
O-8

Application of pesticide dietary risk assessment to improve the national regulations and monitoring plans in Argentina
Dario Maggioni
National Council for Scientific and Technical Research – CONICET
Buenos Aires – Argentina

15:50-16:00
O-9

Pesticide residues in fruits and vegetables sampled in the Total Diet Study – Zagreb region – preliminary results
Marija Macan
Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health
Zagreb – Croatia

16:00-16:15

Questions and discussion

16:15-17:10
V-4

Coffee break / Exhibition

Vendor session 4 (16:35-17:00) 

New Techniques to simplify the Analysis of Pesticides:
– A new Hybrid Phase for Mini-Screenings of very polar Analytes
– In Line Sample Preparation for a variety of Sample Matrices
Dr. Emanuele Cecco
Restek S.r.l.

17:10-18:00

Poster session I (Even numbers, authors present)

Wednesday 21 September

Themed day “FOOD OF ANIMAL ORIGIN”

8:30

Registration open

9:00-9:10

Announcements

Chairpersons: Finbarr O’Regan and Ralf Lippold

9:10-9:30
O-10

Challenges in pesticides analysis in food of animal origin
Björn Hardebusch
CVUA Freiburg – EURL AO
Freiburg – Germany

9:35-9:55
O-11

Is HILIC the best approach for highly polar anionic pesticides determination? The case of animal origin products and feed samples
Jonatan Dias
WFSR – Wageningen Food Safety Research
Wageningen – The Netherlands

10:00-10:20
O-12

Analysis of SRM compounds in products of animal origin
Michelangelo Anastassiades
CVUA Stuttgart – EURL SRM
Fellbach – Germany

10:20-10:35

Questions and discussion

10:35-11:40
V-5

Coffee break / Exhibition

Vendor session 5 (10:50-11:15) 

How to overcome the challenge of multi-residue trace analysis with RMs and CRMs LabStandard®
Mario Stefanelli – Oscar G. Cabrices
Lab. Instruments S.r.l. – Italy

11:40-12:00
O-13

Application of new measurement approaches for pesticides in products of animal origin
Hans Mol
WFSR – Wageningen Food Safety Research
Wageningen – The Netherlands

12:05-12:25
O-14

FATchers – a novel, simple and fast method for sample preparation in food of animal origin
Hermann Unterluggauer
AGES – Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety / Institute for Food Safety
Innsbruck, Austria

12:30-12:50
O-15

Development and validation of a liquid chromatography tandem high resolution mass spectrometry (LC-MS/HRMS) method for the determination of polar pesticides in food of animal origin
Emanuela Verdini
IZSUM – Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell’Umbria e delle Marche “Togo Rosati”
Perugia – Italy

12:50-13:05

Questions and discussion

13:05-14:50
V-6

Lunch break / Exhibition

Vendor session 6 (13:20-13:55) 

Implementing new LC-MS technologies for the targeted and non-targeted analysis of pesticide residues and more
Florencia Jesus and Francisco José Díaz Galiano
EURL-FV, University of Almeria
Almeria – Spain

V-7

Vendor session 7 (14:10-14:45) 

Exploiting Hydrogen as the Carrier Gas with a Novel EI Source for the Determination of Pesticides by GC/MS and GC/MS/MS
Marica Beggio
Product Specialist GC-GC/MS, Agilent – Italy

Chairpersons: Finbarr O’Regan and Ralf Lippold

14:50-15:10
O-16

Pesticides in novel plant-based salmon feeds and farmed Atlantic salmon; occurrence, feed-to-fillet transfer, metabolites, and aquaculture performance
Marc Berntssen
Institute of Marine Research
Bergen – Norway

15:15-15:25
O-17

Automatisation of a modular method (EN 1528) for analysis of pesticides in food of animal origin
Anna Buettner
CVUA Freiburg – EURL AO
Freiburg – Germany

15:25-15:35
O-18

Determination of cationic pesticides in food of plant and animal origin using IC-MS/MS
Ann-Kathrin Wachtler
CVUA Stuttgart – EURL SRM
Fellbach – Germany

15:40-16:00
O-19

Pesticide residues in feeds
Mette Erecius Poulsen
National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark – EURL CF
Lyngby – Denmark

16:00-16:15

Questions and discussion

16:15-17:10
V-8

Coffee break / Exhibition

Vendor session 8 (16:35-17:00) 

New LC-MS/MS technologies for pesticides analysis
Daniel McMillan
Snr. Market Development Manager, Food, Environmental & Forensic (EMEAI) – Marketing, SCIEX

17:10-18:00

Poster session II (Odd numbers, authors present)

20:00

Gala dinner at “Palazzo de Rossi” (tickets required)

Thursday 22 September

8:30

Registration open

9:00-9:10

Announcements

Chairpersons: 

9:10-9:30
O-20

Efficient workflows in pesticide residue analysis – Commercial laboratory perspective
Katerina Mastovska
Eurofins Scientific, Operational Best Practices Program & Eurofins US Food Division
USA

9:35-9:55
O-21

Analysis of ethylene oxide and 2-chloroethanol in complex food matrices
Sadat Nawaz
Fera Science Limited
Sand Hutton, York – United Kingdom

10:00-10:20
O-22

Glyphosate identification and quantification by IC-MS/MS – Method development and application to food and feed analysis
Marie Collard
Service Commun des Laboratoires – NRL CF
Paris – France

10:20-10:35

Questions and discussion

10:35-11:40
V-9

Coffee break / Exhibition

Vendor session 9 (10:50-11:15) 

Routine Pesticide Analysis using Micro-SPE
Thomi Preiswerk, Hans-Joachim Huebschmann
CTC Analytics AG
Zwingen – Switzerland

Chairpersons: 

11:40-12:00
O-23

Challenges & Opportunities for Global MRL Compliance Programs
Carmen Tiu
Corteva Agriscience LLC
Indianapolis – USA

12:05-12:25
O-24

The EU report on pesticide residues in food: latest figures
Paula Medina Pastor
EFSA – European Food Safety Authority
Parma – Italy

12:30-12:50
O-25

Consolidation of the Analytical Guidance Documents for Methods for Risk Assessment and Post-approval Control and Monitoring Purposes – The New SANTE/2020/12830
Sebastian Bergelt
BfR – German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
Berlin – Germany

12:50-13:05

Questions and discussion

13:05-14:50
V-10

Lunch break / Exhibition

Vendor session 10 (13:20-13:55)

Implementing new GC-MS technology to stay ahead with your pesticides analysis
Dr. Łukasz Rajski
Product Application Specialist, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Bremen – Germany

V-11

Vendor session 11 (14:10-14:45) 

The next generation of pesticides analysis: Ensuring efficiency and sensitivity for your lab!
Janitha De Alwis
Market Development Manager, for Food, Environmental & Materials Science, Waters
Andrea Perissi
MS Sales Specialist for Food, Environmental & Materials Science, Waters

Chairpersons: 

14:50-15:10
O-26

Mass spectrometry behaviour of different constituents of specific LC and GC amenable pesticides
Francisco Díaz-Galiano
University of Almeria – EURL FV
Almeria – Spain

15:15-15:25
O-27

Pesticide residue removal from green vegetables by non-thermal decontamination procedures
Noel Alonzo
Centro Universitario CENUR Litoral Norte
Universidad de la República
Paysandú – Uruguay

15:25-15:35
O-28

Development and Box-Behnken design optimization of a miniaturized matrix solid-phase dispersion extraction of pesticides from tomatoes followed by HPLC-MS/MS analysis
Susanna Della Posta
University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome
Rome – Italy

15:40-16:00
O-29

Green solutions for extraction of pyrethroids pesticides: deep eutectic solvents
Sara Cunha
LAQV-REQUIMTE – Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto
Porto – Portugal

16:00-16:15

Questions and discussion

16:15-17:10
V-12

Coffee break / Exhibition

Vendor session 12 (16:35-17:00) 

Ensuring consumer safety – the complete solution for pesticide analysis
Govert Schröder
Axel Semrau
Amadeo R. Fernández-Alba & Víctor Cutillas Juárez
European Union Reference Laboratory for Pesticide Residues in Fruit & Vegetables, Shimadzu

 

17:10-18:00

Poster session III (All posters)

Friday 23 September

8:30

Registration open

9:00-9:10

Announcements

Chairpersons: 

9:10-9:40
O-30

Keynote lecture

Miniaturized extraction techniques coupled to multidimensional chromatography for the analysis of pesticides
Luigi Mondello
UniMe – University of Messina
Messina – Italy

9:45-10:05
O-31

Comparison of six sorbents for µ-SPE clean-up of pesticides residues in feed fatty matrices
Ederina Ninga
National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark – EURL CF
Lyngby – Denmark

10:05-10:20

Questions and discussion

10:20-11:10
V-13

Coffee break / Exhibition

Vendor session 13 (10:35-11:00) 

Ensuring Consumer Safety with Certified Reference Materials for Pesticide Testing in Cannabis
Dr. Ingrid Hayenga
Sigma Aldrich, Chemie GmbH

11:10-11:30
O-32

Evaluation of different column dimensions in low-pressure gas chromatography for high-throughput analysis of pesticides and other contaminants
Steven Lehotay
USDA – Agricultural Research Service
Wyndmoor, PA – USA

11:35-11:55
O-33

Applications of US-EPA Online Dashboards to source pesticides data
Antony Williams
US EPA – United States Environmental Protection Agency
Durham, NC (Research Triangle Park) – USA

11:55-12:10

Questions and discussion

12:10-13:00

Poster awards, EPRW2024 announcement and Closing

13:00-14:00

Light Lunch / Exhibition

Poster demounting

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