The Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology Incorporated (AIFST), the Institute of Chemical Engineers in Australia Limited (IChemE) and Engineers Australia support the ongoing operations of a technical interest group, the Australian Food Engineering Association (AFEA).

 

 

The Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology Limited (AIFST), the Institute of Chemical Engineers in Australia Limited (IChemE) and Engineers Australia support the ongoing operations of the Australian Food Engineering Assocation (AFEA).

Members of AIFST, IChemE and Engineers Australia are eligible to be members of AFEA without any extra membership fee.

Objectives of AFEA are:

  • To be the Australian focal point for food engineering within the engineering, food science and food technology community.

  • To develop and promote the profession of food engineering.

  • To mutually support professional organisations on food engineering related areas of science, engineering, technology and other areas.

  • To provide the forum for dissemination of technical information relating to food engineering.

  • To promote the development of personal “networks” between professionals with an interest in food engineering.

  • To encourage collaboration, consistency of professional conduct and mutual sharing of information and experiences.

  • To promote the awareness of the role and contribution of food engineering to the industry policy makers, food technologists, scientists and engineers, and the general public.

  • To foster education and continuing professional development for food engineers.

  • To promote research and development that advances food engineering.

Activities such as Technical meetings, Seminars, Conference sessions within AIFST Conventions and Engineers Australia and IChemE conferences provide opportunities for networking and updating professional knowledge.

International Congress on Engineering and Food - September 2019

AFEA and partners have been successful in their bid to hold the International Congress on Engineering and Food in Melbourne in September 2019. This bid is backed by Engineers Australia and has broad support from sister organisations, IChemE & AIFST.

For more information on the preparations for this event, please contact the IAEF Executive Committee:

Chair: Roman Buckow
Secretary: Kim Staples. Email: [email protected]
Treasurer: Andrew Watkins
Country Rep: Minh Nguyen (Australia)