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It drew more than 300 experts and scientists from 32 countries

Source: Author: Date: 2014-10-15
The International Mycotoxin Conference 2014, co-organized by Institute of Agro-products Processing Science and Technology (IAPPST) of CAAS and the International Society for Mycotoxicology (ISM), was successfully opened in Beijing on May 20th, 2014. It drew more than 300 experts and scientists from 32 countries to share their perspectives on the global mycotoxin control.

The opening ceremony was addressed by several key persons, including Mr. Chen Mengshan (Secretary of the Leading Party Group of CAAS), Dr. Antonio Logrieco (President of International Society for Mycotoxicology), Dr. Wu Kongming (Vice President of CAAS), Mr. Jin Fazhong (Deputy Director General of the Bureau of Quality and Safety Supervision for Agro-Products of MOA) and Mr. Marcus Klinger (Head of Agriculture Division and EU Delegation to China). Others are Dr. Dai Xiaofeng (Director General of IAPPST) and Dr. Liu Yang (President of International Mycotoxin Conference 2014).

The International Mycotoxin Conference is the most influential international academic conference in the field of mycotoxin research. It is a platform for global mycotoxin scientists to exchange cutting-edge sciences and share their views, opinion and thoughts and is an important initiative for institutions and organizations in different countries to explore ways to cooperate with each other and jointly promote agricultural science and technology innovations. The successful of the Conference demonstrates the achievements in mycotoxin research in China and enhances the influence of China in mycotoxin research in the world.

The Conference provided an avenue for scientist to presents the cutting-edge research in mycotoxin research that promotes the establishment of China’s mycotoxin control technology system by providing technological and intellectual support to China’s food security, food safety and environmental safety.