Past Events

Thursday 14 September 2017

Meat Science: Business As Usual or Opportunity For Growth?

Unable to join the Symposium in person? Please join us via webinar to hear the insights from our expert panel.

You can listen live during the day or choose to have recordings sent to you after the event.   Please note that the live streaming will require internet connectivity.

Wednesday 20 September 2017
Zoe Doubleday is a Research Fellow at the University of Adelaide and an ecologist with a particular focus on marine and freshwater systems.
Zoe also actively researches ways to improve scientific writing to facilitate better transfer of knowledge among scientists and the broader community. She is a keen proponent of “scicomm” and always interested in new ways of getting science out there to the outside world.
Friday, 22 September 2017

The Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) is proudly running its Summer School again for 2018. Established in 2010, and running for the past 7 consecutive years, over 500 students have taken part in the AIFST Summer School which was set up to support undergraduate and post graduate students in their early careers.


AIFST is currently calling for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from Educational Institutes to host the 2018 AIFST Summer School. To submit your EOI, please fill out and return the form to

Wednesday 27 September 2017

As part of our monthly members Career Webinar series, we will be examining the art of networking. From networking functions through to question time at a seminar; we will be taking you through some of the "Do's" and "Don'ts"

This webinar has been designed to give you the confidence to put your best foot forward in a professional and meaningful way. 

Please note the 12.30pm start time is AEST. Information about how to log in will be emailed directly to you in the lead up to the webinar. 

Tuesday 24 October - Friday 27 October 2017

2017 Food Structures, Digestion and Health International Conference is presented by CSIRO and supported by the AIFST.

AIFST members recieve a 10% discount off a full conference registration. 


Thursday 26 October 2017

AIFST members and guests are invited to an Oktoberfest inspired fermentation evening, examining the properties of beer, meats and sauerkraut.  Please join us as we delve into how fermentation works, what happens during this process and why it occurs. Insights from guest speakers will also be paired with some product tasting and a light networking supper.

Saturday 28 October 2017


Please join the AIFST and the Nutrition Society of Australia for a lunch to celebrate the extraordinary contribution of Chris Forbes-Ewan.

Thursday 2 November 2017


In this AIFST members-only webinar, Dr Matthew Wilson will be presenting his research on "Innovative packaging techniques; extending shelf-life and preserving the quality of fresh fruits and vegetables".

Tuesday 14 November 2017

The PIF has undergone a makeover and PIF V6.0 or ePIF was launched in July 2017. Facilitated by Fiona Fleming, this workshop will give WA AIFST members and guests a full overview of the PIF V6.0  system and how it can benefit food businesses.

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Join us for an informative and thought provoking exploration of the food industry from a WA perspective as well as a national view. This is a major food industry event, designed to bring you the latest developments across the sector.