The General Advisory Committee on Science (GACS) is issuing an open invitation to its 16th meeting, which will be held in London on Thursday 1 October 2015.
GACS provides independent challenge and advice on how the Food Standards Agency collects and uses scientific evidence. At the meeting the committee will be discussing reports on:
FSA science activities and plans
FSA Science, Evidence and Information Strategy Delivery Plan 2015-20
Scientific Advisory Committees’ activities
The Committee will also receive these two presentations:
'UK agri-tech strategy skill analysis' by Professor Robert Webb
'FSA work on data science' by Robin Linacre
The proposed agenda can be found at the link below.
Date and time: 10am Thursday 1 October 2015 (registration from 9.45am)
Address: Aviation House, 125 Kingsway, London WC2B 6NH
Booking: admission is free, but advance booking is necessary
To book a place, email the GACS secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 020 7276 8277. The closing date for bookings is Monday 28 September 2015.
Submit a question
The committee is keen to hear views on its work and it is inviting comments and questions in advance of the meeting. If you would like to submit a question or comment, please email the GACS secretariat at: email@example.com
The deadline for questions is 28 September 2015. Please note, the committee cannot guarantee to respond to all questions.