EU exit: Food and chemicals regulation – what can we expect?

Wednesday, 26 September, 2018 - 18:00 to 21:00
FSA, Clarendon Rd, Belfast BT1 3BG

Organised by IFST's NI Branch and The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)

With exit day fast approaching we have assembled a team of experts to deliver their views on what we can expect for the regulation of food and chemicals post-Brexit. These are key topics for the Northern Ireland agrifood industry. There will be ample time to quiz our experts on the questions you need answers to. 


18:00 Registration and light refreshments 
18:30 Introduction and welcome
Trudy McMurray, RSC NI Chair
18:40 Implementation of the Regulating Our Future Target Operating Model
Michael Jackson, FSA Head of Regulatory Standards and Assurance, Regulating our Future 
19:10 Chemicals Regulation and Future Environment Policy post EU exit
Camilla Alexander-White RSC Senior Policy Advisor – Environment & Regulation
19:40 ‘Know your onions!’ What the NI food industry needs from a multi-layered Brexit
Michael Bell, Executive Director of Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association (NIFDA), IFST Vice President
20:10 Q & A
Michael Walker, Consulting Chemist & Expert Witness
20:30 Summary and close
Dominic Darby, IFST NI Chair

Please note that the programme is subject to change

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