The contributed papers (20 min. communications or posters) will cover all aspects of drug residue analysis in FOOD, FEED, BIOLOGICAL and ENVIRONMENTAL matrices, with special emphasis on the following topics:

  1. Antimicrobial resistance
  2. Alternatives for antibiotics
  3. Biosensors and rapid methods: towards on-site testing
  4. Advanced analytical strategies
  5. Untargeted approaches in screening and confirmatory analyses
  6. Drug residues in food, feed and the environment
  7. Regulatory aspects


Scientists wishing to contribute in the scientific program are invited to submit a 1-page abstract of no more than 200 words before 15 January 2018 to The authors should follow the style guidelines described in the “VDRA abstract.doc”.
The authors should indicate their preference as to the presentation mode (oral or poster) and will be notified as to the acceptance of their paper not later than 28 February 2018.
All papers must be presented in English.


The time allotted for oral presentation will be 20 min, discussion included. Facilities for PowerPoint® multimedia presentations will be available. No simultaneous translation will be provided.
The surface available for poster presentation will be 200 cm (height) x 85 cm (width).