IFST Spring Conference 2017 - 'Your Future Role in Food: Embracing Advances in Technology'

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Explore with us how food production from farm to fork is changing through new science and technologies and, in turn, how we can expect roles in the sector to change.

IFST’s 2017 Spring Conference will bring together leading experts and thought leaders to explore the latest science and technology solutions and how these can change the way we produce, process, transport and consume our food and drink.

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME:

Time Sessions
 08:30 

Registration opens, refreshments                                                  

 09:10

Conference opens: Welcome - David Gregory, IFST President

Welcome and opening remarks by Chair - Ian Noble, Senior R&D Director, Mondelez

 09:30

Session 1: Keynote speaker – TBC

 10:10

Session 2: Technologies in agriculture and related primary processing

Dave Ross, Chief Executive, Agri-Epicentre

 10:35

Session 3: The future shape of food processing

Matt Rayment, Group Business Development Manager, MTC

 11:00 

Tea/coffee - Exhibition 

 11:25

Session 4: Consumer desires and shopper behaviours – the changing face of food retail - Fraser McKevitt, Head of Retail and Consumer Insight, Kantar Worldpanel

 11:50

Session 5: Shaping the future of the food industry through disruptive innovation - Ian Campbell, Director of Health & Life Sciences, Innovate UK

12:20

Session 6: Panel Discussion 

Chair: Chris Wells, Managing Director, Leatherhead Food Research

Panellists: Frazer McKevitt, Head of Retail and Consumer Insight, Kantar Worldpanel

                 Ian Campbell, Director of Health & Life Sciences, Innovate UK

                 Matt Rayment, Group Business Development Manager, MTC

                 Dave Ross, Dave Ross, Chief Executive, Agri-Epicentre

 13:00  Lunch - Exhibition 
 14:00

Session 7: The role of process, product and ingredient design in future food manufacturing - Professor Tim Foster, EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Food

 14:25 

Session 8: Personalised nutrition: genes, technologies and health - Professor John Mathers, Newcastle University

 14:50

Session 9: The answer’s 42; now what is the question? Advances in analytical methods - Roy Betts, Head of Microbiology, Campden BRI 

 15:15 

Tea/coffee - Exhibition

 15:40

Session 10: Information and power in the hands of consumers- speaker (TBC) 

 16:00 Session 11: Chair’s round-up and perspectives from the day- Ian Noble, Senior R&D Director, Mondelez
 16:15

Conference close

Nearest underground stations: Temple - 2 min walk. Charing Cross, Embankment, Waterloo Stations - 15 min walk

​Dress code: Lounge suit/business dress

Parking: No public parking, but a pay and display parking system operates in near by streets including Surrey Street.

For more information or if you need an invoice please contact Delia Mertoiu.

 

When
April 7th, 2017 8:30 AM through  5:30 PM
Location
King’s College
The Strand
London, WC2R 2LS
United Kingdom
Contact
Phone: 0207 603 6316
Event Fee(s)
Event Fee(s)
Conference Member and concession £ 95.00
Conference Standard (Non-member) £ 155.00
Conference Dinner £ 50.00
Conference and Dinner (Member and Concession) £ 145.00
Conference and Dinner (Standard) £ 205.00