Past Events

Sunday 19 November 2017

AIFST members and guests are invited to the QLD end-of-year catch up Christmas Networking Function.

It's the ideal opportunity to catch up or get to know colleagues from across the food sector. Christmas Party ticket price includes 2 hour drinks package and nibbles. 

Thursday 23 November 2017

In this AIFST members-only webinar, Glenn Radford and Sarah Kneebone from Play Market Research will be presenting on the 'Future of Online Grocery: Fresher Food Faster'

Wednesday 29 November 2017

There has been much discussion about food science and technology tertiary course delivery.

With many providers reaching out to the AIFST as a connector to Industry, and many industry professionals expressing their feedback to the Institute about graduate work-readiness skills, this University roundtable has been designed to facilitate open discussion.

The Institute has extended an invitation to all tertiary education providers across Australia, delivering food science related course work to take part and interested industry representatives. 

Wednesday 6 December 2017

NSW members and guests are invited to an end-of-year Christmas Drinks. Registrations close 12.00pm on Wednesday, 6 December 2017.

Thursday 7 December 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 SA AIFST members and guests a full overview of the PIF V6.0  system and how it can benefit food businesses.

Thursday 7 December 2017

AIFST members are invited to connect across the food industry at a Christmas networking function.

Co-hosted with Food South Australia, the Christmas function will be held at an Eat Local Members venue.

Thursday 7 December 2017

Victorian members and guests are invited to an end-of-year get together at what has been called one of Melbourne's best pubs! Registations close 12.00pm on Wednesday, 6 December 2017.

Monday 5 - Wednesday 7 February 2018

This symposium is designed to provide new inspiration and knowledge for sensory and consumer professionals. This symposium is an excellent platform for New Zealand and Australian sensory and consumer researchers and professionals to interact with international science leaders in this field, learn about the newest developments in research methods, network and exchange ideas.

Tuesday 6 February 2018

AIFST members and guests are invited to hear from Professor Mike Briers AO, the founding CEO of the Food Agility CRC.

The vision of the Food Agility CRC is to empower Australia's food industry to grow its comparative advantage through digital transformation.

Thursday 22 February - Friday 23 February 2018

Curtin University, Western Australia


More than 550 students over the past seven years have attended the AIFST Food Science Summer School, coming together in a format that provides an avenue to learn, network and promote individual research projects.