2nd ISO-FOOD Symposium
Portorož, Slovenia

April 24 – 26, 2023

2nd ISO-FOOD Symposium
Portorož, Slovenia

April 24 – 26, 2023

Invited speakers

Plenary Speakers

Alejandro Cifuentes

Alejandro Cifuentes is a Full Research Professor at the National Research Council of Spain (CSIC) in Madrid, Head of the Laboratory of Foodomics and Director of the Metabolomics Platform (International Excellence Campus CSIC + University Autonoma of Madrid) ... read more

Simon Kelly

Is it really Organic? What do stable isotope and complementary techniques have to offer?

Dr Simon Kelly is a Food Safety Specialist in the United Nations Joint FAO/IAEA Centre of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture, Vienna, Austria ... read more

Nicola Pirrone

Future perspectives in using Earth Observation technologies for a sustainable Agriculture in Europe.

Nicola Pirrone holds the position of Research Director at the National Research Council of Italy (CNR) and Adjunct Professor at School of Public Health of the University of Michigan ... read more

Invited speakers

Urška Blaznik

Curriculum vitae: 1988-1993 BSc Chemistry (University of Ljubljana), 2010-2015 PhD Biomedicine (medical faculty, University of Ljubljana). Employment: 1993-2006 Regional Institute of Public Health Kranj, 2006 on National Institute of Public Health, Environmental Health and Analysis and Development of Health ... read more

Luana Bontempo

Compound -specific analysis for the verification of food authenticity

Luana Bontempo is a researcher at Fondazione Edmund Mach (Italy) where she is currently the Head of Traceability Unit ... read more

Olivier Donard

Novel analytical analytical strategies using non-traditional isotopic and multi-isotopic dilution signatures for enhanced geographical food traceabilities.

Dr. Olivier F.X. Donard is a research director at the french CNRS (Directeur de Recherche Classe Exceptionelle now “Emeritus”). ... read more

Tome Eftimov

Towards AI-driven Food Science and Society: Opportunities and Challenges

Tome Eftimov is a senior researcher at the Computer Systems Department at the Jožef Stefan Institute. He is a an assistant professor at Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences at University of Ljubljana and visiting assistant professor at the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje ... read more

Russell Frew
New Zealand

Implementing Food Origin Verification Systems

Russell is an analytical chemist who started his career applying trace metal and stable isotope analyses to trace ocean processes ... read more

Arndt Schimmelmann

Can ionizing radiation cause isotopic fractionation of organic compounds?

Arndt Schimmelmann received his M.Sc. Chemistry from the University of Braunschweig, Federal Republic of Germany 1979 and Ph.D. in Geochemistry, University of California in Los Angeles, USA1985.... read more

Janja Vidmar

The potential of single particle inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry for studying micro- and nanoscale particles in water and food

Janja Vidmar received a PhD in Environmental Sciences from Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School in 2017 ... read more

Francesca Scandellari

The signal of water: stable isotopes from rain to table read more

Zoyne Pedrero Zayas

Hg and Se fate and interaction in fish: new insights and potential valorization of tuna byproducts on sustainable aquafeeds

Zoyne PEDRERO ZAYAS is a research scientist at CNRS, specifically at IPREM, Pau, France. She obtained her PhD in Analytical Chemistry at Complutense University of Madrid, Spain ... read more

Dimitra A. Lambropoulou
Associate Professor, AUT

SMA®t-EVOO-Tools: Providing insights into Greek extra virgin olive oil authenticity and geographical origin.

Dr. Dimitra Lambropoulou, is an Associate Professor on Environmental Chemistry in the Environmental Pollution Control Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) ... read more

Claudia Zoani
Italian National Agency for New Technologies

Integrated Research Infrastructures’ initiatives in support to food quality and safety and sustainability of agrifood systems

Researcher at the ENEA Biotechnology and Agroindustry Division, graduated in Chemistry with a PhD in Analytical Chemistry ... read more

Aleksandra Lobnik
Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology in Ljubljana

Optical sensors for food freshness and pesticides detection

Aleksandra Lobnik graduated in 1991, at the Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology in Ljubljana ... read more