Last updated on 26 September 2013
GACS to hold open meeting
The General Advisory Committee on Science (GACS) is issuing an open invitation to its 12th meeting, which will be held in London on Tuesday 8 October 2013.
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:
- a report on high level challenge and assurance on FSA’s use of science
- a report on FSA's science activities, plans and papers in the Scientific Advisory Committees
- a presentation on the FSA’s intelligence hub
- reports from working groups on data exploitation and the use of science in emergencies
The Committee will also consider a review of its work to date and future plans.
The proposed agenda can be found in the link below.
Date and time: 9.30am Tuesday 8 October 2013 (registration from 9.15am)
Address: Aviation House, 125 Kingsway, London WC2B 6NH
Booking: Admission is free, but advance booking is necessary.
Contact Paul Hamilton in the GACS Secretariat at: email@example.com (quoting 'GACS' in the subject line), or on 020 7276 8188, to book a place.
The closing date for bookings is Friday 4 October.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org (quoting 'GACS' in the subject line).
The deadline for questions is 4 October. Please note, the committee cannot guarantee to respond to all questions.