08/07/2024 a 11/07/2024

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

It is my great pleasure to welcome you to the upcoming International Committee on Food Microbiology and Hygiene (ICFMH) congress in Burgos, Spain. This year, our focus is on the latest advances in new technologies in food production and microbiological analysis, and we are thrilled to bring together experts, researchers, regulators, and industry professionals from around the world to share knowledge and exchange ideas.

Revolutionary advancements in technology are transforming the field of food microbiology and hygiene, leading to unprecedented opportunities for scientific evolution. The congress will offer an exciting opportunity to delve into cutting-edge research and technological breakthroughs, exploring the ways in which innovation is driving improvements in food safety and quality. This will surely cover all aspects from the wet lab studies to in silico work as well as global changes that influence food web.

Keynote speakers and scientific sessions will cover a range of topics, including new trends in food processing, innovative approaches to food safety and quality, and novel methods for microbial analysis. We will also for the first time tackle some emerging fields such as microplastics and microbiome interactions. By sharing insights and exploring new ideas together, we hope to spark new collaborations and inspire future innovation in the field.

Beyond the scientific program, we have organized social events that will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of Burgos, Spain. We are confident that this congress will offer an unforgettable experience for all attendees, fostering new collaborations, sharing insights, and providing opportunities to expand your knowledge.

We look forward to welcoming you to the ICFMH congress in Burgos, Spain, where we will explore the ways in which the revolution in technology is driving scientific evolution in the field of food microbiology and hygiene.


Prof. dr. Andreja Rajkovic

President, International Committee on Food Microbiology and Hygiene (ICFMH)