Speaker, session chair and panellist
Dr. Antonio F. Logrieco, Director of Institute of Sciences of Food Production, National Research Council of Italy. Scientific responsible and coordinator of various national and international projects dealing on Plant pathology and food safety, with particular attention on mycotoxin problem including the COST action 835 "Agriculturally important toxigenic fungi"; DeTox-Fungi-1999-01380 in the FP V; WP3 "Microsystems Technology solutions for rapid detection of toxigenic fungi and mycotoxins in Good Food FP6-IST-1-508774-IP in FP VI; "Novel integrated strategies for worldwide mycotoxin reduction in food and feed chains"- MycoRed-KBBE-2007-2-5-05 in FP VII; MycoKey; "Integrated and innovative key action for mycotoxin management in the food and feed chain) –MycoKey Horizon 2020. In addition he participated in the following EU projects: Wine-Ochra Risk-2000-01761; Ramfic-1999-00284; RAFBCA-2000 01391; Myco-globe-7174.
He is the founder of the Agro-Food Microbial Culture Collection "ITEM". He is the co-founder and former Past-President of International Society for Mycotoxicology and acting President of Mediterranean Phytopathological Union. He was President of ISPP "Fusarium Committee".
Elected as member of Hungarian Academy of Sciences and nominated as Distinguished International Supervisor of Institute of Food Science and Technology, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences. He was member of organizing committee and invited speaker in various international conference/meetings and referee and editor of various books and international journals.