The European Food Safety Authority is hosting the EFSA conference 2018. The main theme is “contextualising risk assessment”, which means reflecting on the future of risk assessment in food safety while acknowledging the social and political context within which it operates.
Researchers, risk assessors, social scientists, risk managers and stakeholders from all over the world will gather to discuss issues around the complex interplay between science, food and society.
The conference will discuss the following themes:
- Where science meets society: putting risk assessment in context (Plenary session)
- Advancing risk assessment science
- Human health
- Biological hazards
- Managing evidence
- Engaging with society
- Envisioning the expertise of the future