The Allergen Bureau presents regular seminars and conferences in Australia and New Zealand. Our 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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VITAL 3.0 and Allergen Management Guidance
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
- AUCKLAND – Tuesday 25 February 2020
- BRISBANE – Tuesday 3 March 2020
WAC 2019 World Allergy Congress
Update your knowledge!
12-14 Dec 2019
The World Allergy Organization (WAO) and the French Allergy Society (SFA) are pleased to present a special educational program, which will cover the different aspects of allergies. It starts with our red thread: Update your knowledge!
For each topic, all presenters will cover:
- What we already knew
- What we have most recently learned
- What remains controversial
- How can we fill the remaining gaps, the final unmet needs and how to strategize global collaborations in order to answer these questions?
Food Risk, Safety and Compliance Conference
10-11 March 2020
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 premier interdisciplinary platform for best practice and compliance in the New Zealand context.
Food Safety & Security ANZ
19-20 March 2020
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.
11th Food Allergens Methodologies Workshop
4-6 May 2020
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.
EAACI Congress 2020
6-10 June 2020
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.
2020 AIFST Convention
5-8 July, 2020
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.
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.
International Union of Food Science and Technology World Congress
16-21 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.