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Learn From 24 Food Safety Directors Speaking On Your Toughest Horizon Scanning & Risk Assessment Challenges

Identify & Reduce Threats & Vulnerabilities To Food Safety With Advanced Risk Assessments Around Fraud, Contaminants & Industry Challenges: Next-Level, Proactive Systems & Approaches For Full Supply Chain Traceability, Raw Material Authenticity & Integrity Assurance With Insights On The Latest Trends, Retailer Views & Legislative Updates

A Manufacturer-Led, Senior-Level, One-Day Conference & Networking Event, 20th Sept 2017, One America Square, London. Download the brochure here. Book Today – Group Discounts Available.

How Can You Ensure You Have Robust, Proactive Systems & Processes To Reduce The Risk Of Food Fraud, Supply Chain Vulnerabilities, Raw Material Adulteration & Contamination?

  1. Horizon Scanning & Industry Trends – Anticipating The Next Big Threat: Assess the trends in industry recalls and outbreaks and harness horizon scanning to predict and prepare for emerging risks
  2. Identifying & Reducing Supply Chain Vulnerabilities: Best-practice methods for robust risk assessment and traceability of your raw materials and supply chain to assess the various threats
  3. Food Fraud – Don’t Get Caught Out! Harness insights into the best methods and systems to maintain the authenticity and integrity of your end product
  4. Next-Level Authenticity Testing: Ensure the authenticity of your raw materials and map your supply chain with the latest tools, techniques and developments
  5. Prevent The Threat Of Contamination & Outbreaks: Best-practice detection methods and controls to protect your food and drink products from micro, chemical and physical contamination
  6. Advanced Allergen Control: Avoid the cost of allergen recalls and the risk of cross-contamination with robust detection methods and on-site controls
  7. Uncovering Retailer Expectations: Don’t fall short of retailer expectations and motivations
  8. Successfully Implementing & Preparing For Legislation Updates: Strategies to meet current industry standards and assessing the likely impact of legislation changes
  9. Embedding Food Safety Culture: Best-practice training methods to entrench food safety culture within your organisation

Horizon Scanning & Industry Trends • Risk Assessment & Supply Chain Threats • Food Fraud & Adulteration • Authenticity Testing • Contaminants • Allergen Management • Retailer Insights • Culture & Training • Standards & Legislation

PLUS! This Food Safety Conference Also Features:

  • 24 Food & Drink Retailers & Manufacturers Speaking From The Frontline – More Than Any Other UK Food Safety Conference
  • 9 In-Depth Sessions Focused On Boosting Food & Drink Safety
  • Tailor Your Day – Choose Interactive Peer-To-Peer Discussions On: A) New Product Launches, B) Best-Practice Listeria Control, C) Quality & Food Safety Strategy, D) Culture & Training, E) HACCP Without Hiccups and F) Corporate Human Rights Responsibilities
  • 2 Interactive Panel Discussions: “Horizon Scanning & Emerging Trends” & “Legislation & Brexit”
  • 3 Double & Triple Perspectives: “Food Fraud”, “Contaminants” & “Culture & Training”
  • 96% Satisfaction Rating In 2016
  • 1 ‘Meet The Speakers’ Area
  • Facilitated Networking Hosts
  • Open Q&A

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Can you help clients improve food and drink safety? For more information on how to get involved, please email partner@foodsafetytrendsconference.com or call +44(0)20 3479 2299.

Book your exhibition stand and two delegate passes today. Book your stand here. Please note that we have a limited amount of exhibition space available and stands will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

A Must-Attend Event For Food & Drink Manufacturers & Retailers Looking To Boost Food & Drink Safety!

08.30 Registration, Morning Coffee & Objective Setting

08.45 Speed Networking
Meet and swap business cards with fellow attendees and make new connections before the conference begins

09.00 GIC Welcome, Interactive Voting & Chair’s Opening Remarks
John Carter, VP Quality & Sustainability Dairy, Danone 


09.15 Drive Out Risks & Costs & Manage The Fallout Of Food Fraud & Adulteration With Insight-Led Testing Methods

09.15 Stefano Del Frate, Corporate Scientific & Regulatory Affairs & Food Risk Manager, GB Foods

09.35 Food Fraud Updates
Ron McNaughton, Head of Food Crime & Incidents, Food Standards Scotland 


09.55 Food Fraud: The Thin Red Line Between Consumer Expectation, Regulation & Marketing 

Jan Dirk Post, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs Germany, Coca-Cola GmbH


10.15 Solutions For Food Safety & Quality – From Farm To Fork

Stephanie Burchardt, Head of Business Unit Food, Testo

10.30 Informal Networking Break & Morning Refreshments


11.00 Identify & Eliminate Potential Threats & Vulnerabilities With Effective Risk Assessments Which Boost Supply Chain Transparency & Traceability

11.00 Perspective One
Cathy Harris, Global Supply Chain & Co-pack Food Safety & Quality Director, Kraft Heinz Company

11.15 Perspective Two
Nemanja Vukanic, Technical & Quality Manager, itsu


11.30 Why Large Businesses Can No Longer Afford To Ignore Advanced Food Safety Technologies
John W. Sammon III, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Partech, Inc.


11.50 What’s Next For Food Safety? Reviewing & Adapting To The Upcoming Changes, Technologies & Emerging Risks

Nemanja Vukanic, Technical & Quality Manager, itsu

Takudzwa Kufa, Compliance Technical Manager, New England Seafood International

Nikos Mavroudis, Food Engineering and Separation of Actives, FoESA Lab, Department of Applied Sciences, Northumbria University, UKGIC Food Safety Web Widgets2

Chris Moore, HSE Director, Compass Group UK & Ireland


12.15 Norovirus Outbreaks Amongst Staff – Lessons Learnt
Peter Christopher-Ohrt, Managing Director Technical Services, Food Alert Limited

12.30 Lunch & Informal Networking For Delegates, Partners & Speakers

13.00 Lunchtime Informal Peer-To-Peer Discussions

A) Supply Chain Visibility
James Annakin, Logistics Manager, Danone Early Life Nutrition

B) Best-Practice Listeria Control
Ali Aitchison, Food Safety Specialist, Wm Morrison Supermarkets

C) Quality & Food Safety Strategy
Denis Treacy, Chief Safety & Quality Officer, Pladis Global

D) Culture & Training
Steven Glass, Head of Quality & Compliance, Benugo

E) HACCP Without Hiccups
Takudzwa Kufa, Compliance Technical Manager, New England Seafood International

F) Corporate Human Rights Responsibilities
Dr Naomi Salmon, HE Lecturer & Legal Researcher, Aberystwyth University

13.30 Afternoon Chair’s Opening Remarks
Denis Treacy, Chief Safety & Quality Officer, Pladis Global 


13.40 Practical Steps To Identify & Prevent Pesticides, Chemical, Microbiological & Physical Contaminants; Remain Abreast Of Legislation & Potential Future Threats

13.40 Perspective One
Marie Anne Chattaway, Gastrointestinal Clinical Scientific Lead, Public Health England

13.55 Perspective Two
Linda Nadeem, Senior Group Leader Food Safety Design, Mondelêz International


14.10 Technical Options Available To Detect Physical Contaminants In Food

Ciarán Murphy, Business Manager EMEA – Quality Control, Ishida Europe LtdGIC Food Safety ishida


14.50 Reduce Allergen Contamination Risks & Stay On Top Of Allergen Legislation With Best-Practice Detection Methods & Food Safety Procedures

René Crevel, Science Leader – Allergy & Immunology, Unilever


14.45 Supplier Quality Management: Risk Assessing your Supply Chain

George Howlett, CEO, Safefood 360


15.05 Efficient, Targeted Authenticity Testing Approaches Which Ensure The Safety & Quality Of Raw Materials

Delegate Debate


15.20 Foreign Body Detection Technologies

Colin Maher, Country Manager UK & Ireland, Minebea Intec UK Ltd

15.35 Informal Networking Break & Afternoon Refreshment


16.05 Getting Staff Bought Into A Food Safety Culture & Trained To Industry Standards To Ensure The Quality & Safety Of Your End Product, Always

16.05 Perspective One
Denis Treacy, Chief Safety & Quality Officer, Pladis Global

16.20 Perspective Two
Tara Gee, Director of Food Safety & Quality EMEA, StarbucksStarbucks Coffee


16.35 Practical Insights To Take Back To The Office Today To Prepare For Tomorrow; Industry Predictions & Plans On Future Trends, Legislative Changes & The Impact Of Brexit

Ali Aitchison, Food Safety Specialist, Wm Morrison Supermarkets

Nikos Mavroudis, Food Engineering and Separation of Actives, FoESA Lab, Department of Applied Sciences, Northumbria University, UKGIC Food Safety Web Widgets2

17.00 Chair’s Closing Remarks & Official Close Of Conference

Please check the website regularly for updates and newly confirmed speakers. For more information on how to get involved in The Food Safety Conference, please email info@foodsafetytrendsconference.com or call us on +44 (0)20 3479 2299.