The International Olive Council (IOC) is pleased to announce that a workshop jointly organised by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Agriculture and the Joint Research Centre of Geel and the International Olive Council (IOC) will take place at the IOC headquarters in Madrid on 10-11 June 2013.
This scientific workshop will focus on the evaluation of the quality parameters of edible olive oils as well as their authentication. The objective of the workshop is to clarify the terms of reference to start international research projects in view of developing analytical methods as well as reinforcing the quality parameters of extra virgin and virgin olive oil.
The workshop will bring together worldwide experts working in the field of olive oil authentication, coming from IOC country-members or not.
Participation in the workshop is on invitation only.
The proceedings of the workshop will be published on the DG AGRI website shortly after the event, on the IOC website and in the IOC OLIVAE publication.