The Allergen Bureau presents regular seminars and conferences in Australia and New ZealandOur events provide participants opportunities to find out the latest information on allergen management and discuss issues and challenges associated with allergen management tools.

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13th-16th May 2019

The 3rd Food Allergen Management Symposium – FAMS2019 – will be held at State Library Victoria, Melbourne from 13-16 May 2019.

Food industry, researchers, clinicians, dietitians, consumer groups, regulators and legislators with an interest in food allergy and food allergen management should attend FAMS2019.

The Food Allergen Management Symposium is a biennial international symposium held in Australasia. FAMS2019 will provide a unique opportunity for the ANZ and international food industry to learn from, and interact with, some of the key global figures in food allergy and food allergen management.

The State Library’s beautiful new heritage gallery, the Isabella Fraser Room, will be the venue for the FAMS2019 welcome reception on the evening of Monday 13 May 2019. The symposium will then begin on Tuesday 14 May until midday Thursday 16 May 2019. A selection of specialised, interactive workshops will be held on the afternoon of Thursday 16 May 2019.

Established in 1854 as the Melbourne Public Library, State Library Victoria is Australia’s oldest public library and one of the first free public libraries in the world. Explore the spectacular buildings of State Library Victoria in this 360° interactive tour.

FAMS2019 is proudly presented by the Allergen Bureau, Dairy Food Safety Victoria, National Measurement Institute, and University NSW.

The Organising Committee invites expressions of interest to sponsor FAMS2019. Sponsorship EOI should be directed to Ray Murphy, Manager Allergen Bureau

AIFST Convention 2018

11-12 September 2018
GFSI: Safe Food for Consumers Everywhere

The AIFST Convention is the premier food industry event in Australia. This year the Convention will be held on September 11-12 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Convention will once again bring together industry professionals of the food industry in one exciting location.

Visit the conference website for more information.

NZMS Scientific Food Allergen Seminar 2018

Auckland 8 August 2018
Christchurch 9 August 2018


The NZMS Scientific Food Allergen seminar aims to build confidence and provide guidance to food manufacturers on managing allergen in food and beverages production. It will cover a range of food allergen management topics as well as demonstrations of Romer Labs allergen testing products. NZMS is presenting two international guest speakers; Georgina Christensen expert in Allergen Management, Food Labelling and Product Development from Allergen Bureau (Australia/New Zealand) and Yong Wee Liau from Romer Labs (Singapore).The seminar will also include a NZ food industry perspective on allergen management experience.

Auckland details and booking

Christchurch details and booking