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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2020 AIFST Convention

July 2020
Virtual Conference

The 2020 AIFST Convention 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.

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International Union of Food Science and Technology World Congress

17-20 August, 2020 POSTPONED (date TBC)
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.

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Food Safety & Security ANZ

19-20 March 2020 postponed to later this year (August/September)
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. 

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Food Allergy Forum

19-21 April 2021

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The main objectives of the Food Allergy Forum are: providing a unique platform for the food industry, science, and regulatory authorities to exchange information and experiences on the various aspects of food allergy; reviewing current knowledge related to food allergy; and discussing strategies for prevention and control of food allergy ensuring food safety and protecting human health.

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4th Food Allergen Management Symposium

May 2021

The Food Allergen Management Symposium is the premier Southern Hemisphere symposium dedicated to assembling the world’s best minds across the spectrum of food allergen management. FAMS always brings together a holistic symposium program covering the latest issues in food allergen management and is targeted at everyone working in the food allergen space – researchers, consumer groups, food industry, laboratories, clinicians, dieticians, policy makers and enforcement agencies.

In 2021, the 4th Food Allergen Management Symposium – FAMS2021 – is once again scheduled to be held in our regular timeslot of mid-late May.

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Free From + Allergy Show

16-18 July 2021 Melbourne, Australia
17-19 September 2021 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.

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foodpro 2021

25 – 28 July 2021 Melbourne, Australia


In 2021 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.

Find out more about foodpro here.