EFSA’s 2nd Scientific Conference

Shaping the Future
of Food Safety, Together

Milan, Italy - 14, 15, 16 October 2015


EFSA Shaping the Future of Food Safety, Together:

Bernhard Url, Executive Director of the European Food Safety Authority, sets the scene for EFSA’s 2nd Scientific Conference “Shaping the Future of Food Safety, Together” which was held on 14-16 October 2015 in Milan, Italy, in the context of EXPO 2015.

Conference overview

Representatives from the scientific and risk assessment community as well as risk managers from in and outside Europe attended a major scientific conference organised by EFSA on the occasion of the World EXPO 2015.

The objectives of this conference were to take stock of the challenges and opportunities for risk assessment to contribute to policy development and assessment in the sphere of food safety.


The conference will focus on two major themes – Assessment Science and Science, Innovation and Society – and will be organised in plenary and parallel sessions, with the latter covering the following topics