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World Mycotoxin Forum 2012 in Rotterdam

Rotterdam has won the bid for hosting the WMF meets IUPAC (mycotoxine) congress, which will take place from 5 to 9 November 2012 in the Beurs-WTC Congress & Event Center.

Some 500 international scientists and people from the industry and government will come to Rotterdam. For the city it will have an economic value of almost €900,000.
Enlarging awareness
WMF is short for World Mycotoxin Forum en IUPAC stands for International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry.
IUPAC is the umbrella union and this is one of the chemical congresses of the union.The aim of this conference is to raise awareness of health risks of mycotoxins for humans and animals.
Topics discussed will be risk assessment, technologies and strategies for minimal contamination of agricultural products.
Bastiaanse Communication, organizer of ‘WMF meets IUPAC’ choose Rotterdam, because it is easy accessible, the relation between the international harbor and the theme of the conference, the location of Beurs-WTC and the financial assistance of the Incentive Fund Rotterdam.

Dick Ziggers

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