Forthcoming Events

    For further information on transparency related events see the European Platform Transparent Food (forthcoming)


Past Events

Transparent Food - Technologies and Implementation, 8th to 9th November 2011, Darmstadt
In the workshop “Transparent Food – Technologies and Implementation”, held in Darmstadt from November 8th to 9th, stakeholders in tracking and tracing within the food network gave presentations on this topic and discussed problems, open issues and research goals.
The presentations gave an overview on existing small scale systems for part of the food network, e.g. regional products or intra-company resources management, or explained solutions for relevant technical problems, such as identification.
In the discussion, a number of open issues were identified (architecture, definition of TRUs, Public Key Infrastructure) and goals for further research defined.
Handouts Book of Abstracts and Presentations

Public Project Workshop: November 3, 2011 in Bonn
The Public Project Workshop took place on November 3, 2011 in Bonn. The main purpose was at project end to present the summary project results and the Strategic Research Agenda (SRA).  This meeting allows to not only presenting but to analyze and evaluate the experiences from exploitation and dissemination activities. Also, presentation with discussion regarding selected best practice case studies, best practice guides and dissemination initiatives took place. Finally the establishment of the European Platform for Food Transparency was presented. On the following web-links you can find the handouts of all presentations. Handouts, Agenda

2nd Stakeholder Implementation workshop: September 26, 2011 in Brussels
The European project ‘Transparent_Food‘ started with a first stakeholder meeting in May last year in Brussels. After more than a year of project activities, preliminary results can be presented for discussion on a second stakeholder meeting September 26 in Brussels. The outcome of the discussions will be integrated into the final ‘Strategic Research Agenda (SRA)’, to be published in October/November this year. agenda, presentations

Project workshop ‘Release' (Project results and material):
May 30 – June 1, 2011 in Bonn
This workshop ‘Release’ functions as a status meeting. The focus is on the specification of barriers and drivers for improvements in transparency needs and on the specification of needs for policy action, industry action and research initiatives. With the results of this meeting will be intended to go public beginning with a European stakeholder meeting. handouts

Workshop „Material” in January, 26-28, 2011 in Bonn
The meeting is fixed as a “Project workshop ‘Material’ (Analysis and evaluation of material, further specification of project results). This meeting functions as a status meeting. To reach its objectives, the project has to concentrate much of its analysis on the first year. The status meeting allows analyzing what has been reached for inclusion in the joint core deliverables and still allows eliminating weaknesses and deficiencies in analysis. The state-of-the-art results were presented to the advisory board for a first discussion on where to move. read more...
handouts posters and handouts.ppt

Workshop in September, 13-17, 2010 in Bonn
The meeting was organized as a brainstorming and working meeting where people met in changing constellations and partly in parallel groups. The meeting was not focused on specific results but meant to improve analysis activities towards the project meeting in January when the state-of-the-art information should be presented. read more...

European tracking/tracing backbone workshop: 8-9 June 2010 in Brussels

Third Project’s meeting: 7 May 2010 in Brussels
The third Meeting took place on May 7, 2010 in Brussels. The third meeting comprised presentations and discussions of each work package / work group with respect to the work progress and timingand also an evaluation of the Stakeholder Meeting from May 6, 2010. Also, discussion regarding submitted D7.1 and D8.1 took place. Finally new project’s meetings were fixed.

1st European Stakeholder Meeting: 6 May 2010 in Brussels
6 May 2010: 1st European Stakeholder Meeting ‘Transparency in the Food Chain’ Situation, Expectations, Barriers, and Research Needs Brussels, May 6, 2010, 10:00 – 16:30
Together with European Platform ‘Transparency in Food’

Second Project’s meeting: 4-5 March 2010 in Brussels
The second meeting of the Transparent_Food was held in Brussels, on March 4-5, 2010. It comprised presentations and discussions of each work package / work group with respect to the work progress and timing. Also, discussion regarding Framework for analysis and Roadmap took place. Finally new project’s meeting was fixed.

Kick-Off Meeting: 3-4 December 2009 in Bonn
The Kick-Off Meeting took place on December 3 and 4, 2009 in Bonn. The meeting was organised by the University of Bonn. The main purpose was the introduction into the Transparent_Food project, its objectives, goals, participants, organisation, communication, workplan and controlling.