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18th Annual UK Association for Food Protection Conference - Global Food Safety in the COVID-19 Era

Friday 12th March
09:30 - 16:30
UKAFP and Food and Drink Wales Conference hosted by Food Innovation Wales

The 18th UKAFP conference will look at a range of food and drink safety considerations throughout the global economy. With changes to UK legislation and an increasing need to source ingredients from the wider world and grow our export markets, the technical requirement to maintain the highest standards of food safety has never been more important.

Speakers will include:

  • Opening Address from Lesley Griffiths MS, Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs
  • Sharon Birkett, Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs; OSI Group, Germany
  • Professor Ben Chapman, Extension Specialist in Food Science; North Carolina State University
  • Dr Roger Cook, Manager; New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries
  • Professor Kali Kniel; University of Delaware
  • Professor Donald W Schaffner, Distinguished Professor and Extension Specialist; Rutgers University
  • Danièle Sohier, Global Scientific Affairs – Food Protection; ThermoFisher Scientific UK
  • Rebecca Sudworth, Director of Policy; Food Standards Agency

Suggested Attendees:

  • Food safety specialists in industry and in academia
  • Technical managers from the food industry
  • Environmental health officers
  • Food technology students and early stage researchers