A listing of Australian and international  food industry events of interest to AIFST members



20 - 22 August 2019
26th Asia Pacific Food Safety Conference
The theme for the 2019 conference is ‘Emerging Food Safety Risks: Meeting the Challenge’.
Formerly known as the Australian HACCP Conference, this year it will celebrate 26 years of being the must-attend event for food safety professionals and international experts from across the retail, agricultural and food industries.
3 - 4 September 2019
This event is for small and large companies working in the food, nutraceutical and health industries who are developing and/or marketing solutions to improve human gut health. Delegates will learn about the science, product innovation and global/local market trends in food, supplements and nutraceuticals for gut health including the impact of food on the gut microbiota.
3 - 6 September 2019
The event brings together international and Australian agri-food to build the future of food together; from farmers, suppliers, retailers, thought provokers and start-ups. Global Table heralds the launch of the biggest food innovation and agri-food event in the Southern Hemisphere. Highlights include the innovation exhibition and trade show, all sustained by awards, pitches and hackathons designed to facilitate business growth, conversations and connections. Global Table plans to amplify the debate on the future of food to drive sustainable solutions that support success while meeting the often conflicting demands of consumer expectations and behaviours. 
September 2019
Global Table is a one-of-a-kind, new 5 day agri-food business event for the Asia-Pacific region.
 Involving a series of internationally focussed, interactive business events including conferences, workshops, direct business matching and regional business site visits. 
10 September 2019 
AIP Foodbank Volunteer Day
The AIP Foodbank Warehouse Volunteering Program will provide you the opportunity to better understand how Foodbank works and will be a combination of picking and packing of on-line food orders and packing mixed grocery boxes. The on-line orders have been placed by many of the 470 charity partners who look after the thousands of Victorians currently experiencing food insecurity.
9 - 12 September 2019
Explore products from over 1,000 exhibiting brands showcasing: general & specialty food, catering equipment, hospitality equipment, bakery, drinks, coffee, tea, dairy, meat & seafood, retail & technology, fitout & design, packaging, natural, organic & free-from, and on-premise liquor. Discover new tastes for your menu, and find new and innovative brands to stock on your shelves. 
23 - 26 September 2019 
The International Congress on Engineering and Food is a quadrennial event, which has been established as the major event in food engineering and related fields over the last 50 years. The Congress will highlight opportunities for engineering innovations across the food supply chains to add value and enable the sustainable manufacture of healthier food products for the global markets.
29 September – 2 October 2019
The 48th Chemeca will be held in Sydney NSW, Australia from 29 September – 2 October. Located on Australia’s east coast, the metropolis surrounds Port Jackson and sprawls about 70 kilometers on its periphery towards the picturesque Blue Mountains. 
Call for Papers is open, help shape the programme by contributing your work by submitting an abstract by Friday 15 March 2019. Submit your abstract now.


30 September - 3 October 2019
Rotorua, New Zealand 
The conference will offer researchers and industry professionals the opportunity to network across disciplines, form research collaborations and partnerships, and develop joint research initiatives incorporating strategies of engineering sustainable food systems that promote human health and wellbeing for the coming decades.
16 - 21 August 2020
Auckland, New Zealand
Together, these three aspects - safety, security and sustainability - form the major themes for the IUFoST 20th World Congress. The Congress will highlight recent research and innovations across food supply chains to add value and enable the safe, secure and sustainable manufacture of healthier foods for global markets.
12-14 September 2019
London, UK
Innovating international is proud to announce "2nd Conference on Innovation in Food Science and Human Nutrition (IFHN-2019)" which is scheduled on September 12-14, 2019 at London, United Kingdom. The main theme of our conference is “Transforming Challenges into Opportunities to Feed the Future”. 

30 September - 3 October 2019
5th International Conference on Food Structures, Digestion and Health
Rotorua, New Zealand
Feeding tomorrow’s world is a reality with unprecedented challenges: remarkable demographic trends, new geopolitical balances, the challenge of climate change and the need for environmental sustainability, instant connectivity and fast-moving technological innovation. At the same time, there is growing obesity crisis and a rapid rise in food-related health problems globally.
Call for Abstracts open on 5 March 2019
Abstract Deadline 15 July 2019