IFST Eastern Branch & UK:IE EHEDG Conference: 'Hygienic design in food processing environments'

Organised by IFST Eastern Branch & UK:IE EHEDG Regional Section

Join this Hygiene Conference that aims to raise awareness of:
1) The legal and global food safety standard requirements for hygienic design in food processing
2) The cost and food safety/quality benefits associated with hygienic design
3) IFST and EHEDG
4) To foster cross-fertilisation of ideas and approaches between the different disciplines and encourage best practice.

The organisers have brought together a range of experts who will provide up to date information on new and best practice hygienic design for the production environment. The conference will give attendees an overview on the latest thinking on hygienic design and the important role it plays in the production of safe food.

Programme

09:00  Arrival and Registration - Teas and coffees
09:20
Welcome and Introduction
Morning Session - Hygienic Design and the EHEDG
09:30
What is Hygienic Design and Why is it Important? 
Eric Partington, Chair EHEDG UK:IE
10:10
Who are EHEDG and what can they do for me?
10:50
Coffee Break and Trade Exhibition
11:20
EHEDG Guidance documents and working groups 
11:50
EHEDG Testing, certification and training 
Roland Cocker, EHEDG Trainer
12:15
Hygienic design of food production premises
Professor John Holah, EHEDG UK:IE
13:00
Lunch and Trade Exhibition
Afternoon Session - Hygienic Design Principles and Practice
14:00
Welcome back
14:05
Hygienic design from the food manufacturers perspective 1
Daniel Carrigan, Group Auditor, Samworth Bros
14:40
Hygienic design from the food manufacturers perspective 2
Campbell Mitchell, Regional Quality, Food Safety, Health & Safety, and Environment (QSHE) Director, Kerry Foods
15:15
Coffee Break and Trade Exhibition
15:45
Hygienic design considerations of robotic systems in the food industry 
Andrea Paoli, Principal Lecturer (Food Robotics and Process Automation), NCFM 
16:15
Demonstration of the latest food industry robotic systems
Andrea Paoli, Principal Lecturer (Food Robotics and Process Automation), NCFM 
16:45
Questions, discussions, thank you and goodbye
17:00
Conference close

Programme is subject to change.

Who should attend? All food professionals responsible for producing safe food; retail and food industry Directors and Managers, Local Authority Environmental Health Officers, Factory Managers, Quality Assurance Managers, Microbiologists, Food Hygiene Specialists, Food Consultants, Quality and Hygiene Auditors, Hygiene Managers. The Conference is not just for food professionals but is an excellent learning opportunity for students undertaking food courses in Universities and Colleges.

Registration: Early Bird Rate closes Friday 30 August 2019.

Conference Supporters

We would like to take this opportunity to thank the following for supporting the conference:

  • - IFST
  • - Food Processing
  • - University of Lincoln
  • - EHEDG

Conference Sponsors

  • - 3M
  • - ACO
  • - Freudenberg
  • - Sika
  • - SMC
  • - Vikan

Check IFST policies section for information about cancellations and amendments.