FTAA Qld Technical Forum
8:30am - 12:00pm | 31 May 2019

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PROGRAM

8.30am REGISTRATION - Tea and  Coffee

9.00am THE SUGAR REDUCTION CHALLENGE
Wayne Stuchbery, Sales Director, Sensient Technologies Australia
With the threat of sugar tax on the horizon to attempt to combat obesity, companies are looking for sugar reduction strategies and for new technologies to help deliver solutions that maintain current product attributes.

9.30am THE ALLERGEN RISK REVIEW WEBSITE
Jasmine Lacis-Lee, Director, Allergen Bureau
This presentation showcases the Allergen Bureau’s new Allergen Risk Review Website. This is a freely available interactive tool that is designed to assist the food industry with the process of thoroughly investigating the allergen status of food products and ingredients.

10.00am Morning Tea, Coffee and Pastries

10.20am WHAT IS NEW IN BRC VERSION 8
Carly Cannon, Certification Manager, SGS Australia
The BRC Certification version 8 becomes effective in July 2019. The presentation outlines what is new in this version.

10.45am THE IMPORTANCE OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN FOOD SCIENCE CAREERS
Robin Sherlock, Education and Development Manager, AIFST
The Universities providing Food Science Qualifications in Australia have and excellent track record which hopefully will continue. Young Food Scientists then face the challenge of becoming industry ready as the disciplines they have learnt now need to be applied in very different industrial situations.

11.05am  YOUR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WITH FIAQ
Jana Cameron, President, Food Industry Association of Queensland (FIAQ)
FIAQ is the primary food industry association in Queensland. The FIAQ mission is to support the ongoing development of the food industry in Queensland by providing access to the latest trends in food manufacturing and connecting the industry with government and higher education institutions.


Event Contact: Peter Bush fta@ftaaus.com.au

 

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Venue

Level 3, Queensland Bioscience Precinct Building 80, UQ St Lucia Campus
Room: 
Large Seminar Room 3.142