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

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VITAL 3.0 and Allergen Management Guidance
Breakfast Seminars

February & March 2020
Christchurch & Auckland – New Zealand, Brisbane – Australia

If you’re in the food industry, you need to understand food allergens and the risks they pose to your business. Here’s your chance to hear from the experts

The Allergen Bureau’s VITAL Program Version 3.0 and the Food Industry Guide to Allergen Management and Labelling have just been released and will be the focus of three industry breakfast seminars hosted by the Allergen Bureau and the Australian Food & Grocery Council.

CHRISTCHURCH – Monday 24 February 2020
Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square Click Here to Register

AUCKLAND – Tuesday 25 February 2020
Ellerslie Event Centre Click Here to Register

BRISBANE – Tuesday 3 March 2020
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre Click Here to Register

Food Risk, Safety and Compliance Conference

10-11 March 2020
Auckland, NZ

The Food Safety, Risk and Compliance Conference is one of the most notable events in the field of food safety in New Zealand. It aims to address constantly evolving food regulations and customer expectations in New Zealand as well as provide a premier interdisciplinary platform for best practice and compliance in the New Zealand context.

Find out more here.

Food Safety & Security ANZ

19-20 March 2020
Melbourne, Australia

The marcus evans Food Safety and Security ANZ conference will focus on helping food businesses address the key challenges and strategies in achieving food safety and security in the current dynamic and global market. This event will feature leading case studies and interactive discussions on topics such as blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI), food safety culture, allergen management, food fraud, Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS), regulations, traceability, quality control and more.

Attending this inaugural Food Safety and Security ANZ conference will provide food industry professionals with the latest techniques to prepare for changing regulations, methods for driving an effective food safety culture, building relationships with stakeholders, enhancing supply chain security and managing new threats to food safety. Delegates will benefit from two days of compelling presentations, a panel discussion as well as hours of networking opportunities. 

Find out more here.

11th Food Allergens Methodologies Workshop

4-6 May 2020
Edmonton, Canada

The Bureau of Chemical Safety in Health Canada’s Food Directorate and the Food Allergy Research and Resource Program (FARRP) are sponsoring the Eleventh Food Allergens Methodologies Workshop to take place May 4-6, 2020.

As a follow-up to the 2018 workshop organised by Health Canada and FARRP, the Eleventh Food Allergens Methodologies Workshop aims at increasing consultation, information exchange, and harmonisation in the area of food allergens and analytical methods for food allergens.

The Eleventh Food Allergens Methodologies Workshop aims at gathering scientists, chemists, analysts and other representatives from government agencies, university, industry and consumer associations, to discuss issues related to detection, identification, characterisation, and control of allergen residues in foods.

Find out more here.

EAACI Congress 2020

6-10 June 2020
London, UK

Our world is everchanging, and with the advent of new technologies in medicine: omics, big data, mHealth and the development of artificial intelligence among others, this congress will provide a unique opportunity to foster and discuss these avenues in our field. The future includes tackling allergic diseases and asthma at their root, and these discoveries will be powerful tools to work towards prevention in our field.

Find out more here.

2020 AIFST Convention

5-8 July, 2020
(AIFST Convention 6-7 July, 2020)

Melbourne, Australia

Every three years, the greatest minds in the food and beverage world gather at foodpro. The technology and innovations seen here shape the future of food processing and packaging, and how it impacts the world around us. The next few years will define our future – both environmentally and economically. And the food industry has a huge role to play. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the food revolution.

foodpro is a celebration of the contribution of Australian food producers, distributors and manufacturers. It’s where the industry gathers to generate solutions that will take us towards a more sustainable world.

In partnership with foodpro the MCEC will also be home the the 2020 AIFST Convention, which will once again bring together an exciting, diverse and experienced line-up of international and local speakers to share their knowledge, insights and learnings about what the future holds for the food industry both here and beyond our shores.

Find out more about foodpro here.

Find out more about the 2020 AIFST Convention here.

Free From Allergy Show

17-19 July 2020 – Melbourne, Australia
11-13 September 2020 Sydney, Australia

The Free From & Allergy Show, provides a comprehensive selection of free from, natural, and organic products and services, so you can live healthier, and happier.

The combined shows will cover everything you need to live a life free from ingredients that cause you harm or discomfort, while addressing all your needs to lead a stress-free life when it comes to allergies.

Find out more here.

International Union of Food Science and Technology World Congress

17-20 August, 2020
Auckland, New Zealand

The International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST) is the global scientific organisation for food science and technology supporting programmes and projects to increase the safety and security of the world’s food supply. With over 75 member countries, representing more than 300,000 food scientists and technologists worldwide, IUFoST is the world voice of food science and technology.

Find out more here.