Do you have expertise in foodborne viruses?

14 Nov 2012 04:10 PM

The FSA is holding a conference on foodborne viruses and we are particularly interested to hear from individuals who have expertise in norovirus or foodborne viruses and can contribute to the two-day event. The conference will be held in London on 15-16 January 2013.

The conference will focus mainly on norovirus research, but will also consider other possible foodborne viruses such as Hepatitis E and Hepatitis A. The purpose of this conference is to increase our understanding of these viruses in the foodchain and to identify the research priorities that need to be addressed by the FSA or in partnership with industry/others funders to underpin measures to control them in the food chain.

How to attend

If you would like to attend this event, please contact us to express your interest by emailing the following information to norovirusconference@foodstandards.gsi.gov.uk:

  • contact name, details of organisation you would represent
  • a brief summary of your experience and areas of expertise on foodborne viruses/norovirus
  • some assistance towards travel and/or accommodation may be available, please indicate whether you would require this in your email

Closing date for expressions of interest is 5pm Wednesday 21 November 2012. there are a limited number of places. We will contact you soon after to confirm your attendance.