General programme

18th November 2021:

9:00 – 10:15

Mutual recognition of goods 

Application of mutual recognition of goods in Europe

Patrick Coppens, Director Regulatory & Scientific Affairs, Food Supplements Europe

Discussion panel: members of the academic world and members of the business community

  • Michał Tracz, AttorneyAtLaw, Senior Associate at KRK Kieszkowska Rutkowska Kolasiński
  • Patrick Coppens, Director Regulatory and Scientific Affairs, Food Supplements Europe
  • Monica Trif, Food Research Department, Centre for Innovative Process Engineering (CENTIV) GmbH, (Germany)

10:30 – 12:00

Good practices in dietary supplements marketing

Good practices in dietary supplements marketing in Poland

Bartosz Demianiuk, Board Member of The European Federation of Associations of Health Product Manufacturers (EHPM) (Poland)

Trends in dietary supplements packaging

Malgorzata A. Jarossová PhD, Department of Marketing, at University of Economics in Bratislava (Slovakia)

Current trends in the marketing and regulation of food supplement within the broader context of health products

Andrzej Balicki PhD, Head of Life Sciences, Partner, DLA Piper Warsaw Office (Poland)

12:00 – 13:30

Dietary supplements – legal changes and their consequences

Common limits for vitamins and minerals in food supplements in the EU – good solution or more legal

Marta Łanoch, FoodMeLaw, The University of Warsaw

Monika Zboralska

A problem still not resloved:  how to provide correct and interesting labels for food supplements?

Monika Zboralska PhD, Attorney at Law, L.L.M. Leuven (Belgium)

Magdalini Selanikli

Food for Thought: Navigating Through the Contemporary Regulatory Landscape of Food Supplements

Magdalini Selanikli LL.M. EHPM (Belgium)

13:45 – 14:45

Reasonable supplementation

Supplementation first, do not harm

InesBanjari PhD, Associate Professor at J. J. Strossmayer University of Osijek (Croatia), Faculty of Food Technology

Joanna Rachtan-Janicka

Supplementation during pregnancy beliefs vs benefits

Joanna Rachtan-Janicka, PhD, Faculty of Human Nutrition, Warsaw University of Life Sciences SGGW (Poland)

Dagmara Woźniak

Dietary supplementation in polish patients with hypothyroidism Is it reasonable?

Dagmara Woźniak, Poznan University of Medical Sciences (Poland)

14:45 – 16:00

Poster session and networking

19th November 2021:

9:00 – 10:15

Trade in dietary supplements market

EU Food to Japan

Jessica Michelson, Senior Manager EU JAPAN CENTRE for Industrial Cooperation (Belgium)

Introduction of the Japanese Market and Japanese Business Culture

Eliza Klonowska-SiwakNIPPOLAND, former Diplomat and Investment and Trade Official in Japan (Poland)

Michał Buda

Nutribiomed Cluster

Michał Buda, Head of the Research and Development Department and the Experimental Department, Nutribiomed Cluster (Poland)

10:30 – 12:00

Innovative forms of dietary supplements

Jakub Urbański

Parameterization, nutrivigilance and scientific evidence as key factors to a new generation of nutraceuticals. The case of curcumin.


Cannabis 3.0.

Grzegorz Kiełbowicz PhD,  Healthcann (Poland)

Zoltan Szepesi

Trends in nutrition – innovative solutions by Lonza

Zoltan Szepesi, Lonza Capsules & Health Ingredients

12:00 – 13:30

Herbal dietary supplements

Plant-based supplements used in IVF procedures

Marija Dundovic, Clinical Hospital Center Osijek (Croatia)

The Scientific Evaluation of Botanical Health Claims

Jonathan Griffith, EHPM (Belgium)

Iwona Wawer

Dietary Supplements in post COVID-19 Times

prof. dr hab. Iwona Wawer, Chairman of The KRSiO Expert Council (Poland)

13:45 – 15:00

Quality challenges – where not to go

Considering Fraud Vulnerability Associated with Food Supplements

Aleksandra Kowalska PhD, prof UMCS Dep. of Microeconomics and Applied Economics, UMCS (Poland)

Janusz Olejnik

Fraud monitoring. Current situation, global and local challenges, most frequent cases

Janusz Olejnik, FoodFakty (Poland)

Livia Menichetti

The Regulatory challenges for the food supplement sector in Europe: the role of quality

Livia MenichettiGeneral Director EHPM (Belgium)

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