IMEKOFOODS - 4th international conference on Metrology in Food and Nutrition

You are invited to the 4th international conference on Metrology in Food and Nutrition (IMEKOFOODS). The conference is a collaboration between Sciensano and Imeko TC 23, and takes place on 16-18 September 2019, at Sciensano, Tervuren, Belgium.

The 4th IMEKOFOODS conference addresses

  • metrological issues in measurement

  • data in food quality

  • food integrity

  • food safety

  • nutrition

  • with emphasis on new technologies.

In addition to technical and poster sessions, scientific discussions and workshops dedicated to specific initiatives may encourage new collaborations and strengthen existing ones. 

Conference topics

  • food quality

  • food composition

  • food Safety (trace elements, speciation, environmental- and processing contaminants, toxins, pesticides, veterinary drugs, hormones, …)

  • food integrity, adulteration, authenticity and fraud

  • food Omics

  • food microbiology

  • natural and bioactive compounds

  • dietary supplements, nutraceuticals

  • GMO

  • sequencing and NGS • nanomaterials

  • food packaging and food contact materials

  • food processing

  • nutrition

  • nutritional epidemiology

  • food consumption, bioavailability

  • dietary intake, risk assessment

  • quality assurance, reference Materials, proficiency testing, measurement uncertainty

  • metrology & metrological traceability

  • accreditation and standardisation


Get up to 25% discount, if you register now!

Register now to get your early bird discount, as it ends on 15th of June 2019 (all registration fees).

Some hotels offer you a discount, but availability is limited so be sure to book in time! 

Important dates:

Abstract submission deadline: 1st of May 2019

Notification of acceptance: 1st of June 2019

Early bird registration:

More info



You are kindly encouraged to forward this invitation to others who might be interested in participating in the conference.

Conference Secretariat

Sciensano – Chemical and physical health risks

Phone: +32 (0)2 642 51 35