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QLD Event - Careers in Food Science and Technology: an overview and panel discussion

  • 29 Sep 2022
  • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (AEST)
  • Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN), Level 1 Seminar Room Building 75, Cnr College Rd &, Cooper Rd, St Lucia QLD 4072


  • Please provide proof of student status via email to AIFST for the discount Code

Careers in Food Science and Technology: an overview and a panel discussion

This event has now reached capacity and is closed. Thanks for your interest.

Presented by the AIFST Qld Branch

  • Are you a student studying Food Science?
  • Are you a professional who is looking at changing career into food science and technology?
  • Are you an entrepreneur who is looking at pathways to innovate new food product?
  • Are you looking for avenues to connect with food science and technology network in Queensland?

If the answer is 'yes' to any of these questions - come and join us in this careers event.

This is a unique opportunity to hear from our presenters about their journey in food science  ranging from working in academia to actively supporting food product development. This is your opportunity to ask questions of our panel and learn from their experiences, create a communication pipeline and establish new connections. This is an excellent opportunity to understand various pathways for careers in food science and strategy to navigate this space creating research impact and producing innovative solutions.

In addition, at the start of this career event you will have opportunity to network with food industry experts and food scientists. Who knows, you may find your next career advancement opportunity here!

  • Networking opportunities
  • Food provided (Gourmet Bento Box!)
  • Industry presentations
  • Panel discussion with a diverse range of people across the industry
  • Plenty of time for Q&A

Event MC – Jarethan Mullen, Primo Foods

Presenting Speakers

  • Kevin TruongPrimo Foods - Role of Packaging in the Food and Beverage Industry
  • Jason Fields, JBS
  • Cherwin Light, Evolve Scientific - Overview of how the hiring landscape for food science has changed since COVID, and how employers or candidates might navigate this 
  • Lata Masih, ICS - Regulatory pathway as a career development opportunity

Panel Q&A

Facilitator – Anneline Padayachee, The Food & Nutrition Doctor

  • Cameron Turner, UQ
  • Emily Paff,  Perkii
  • Renee MacDonald, Hive Wellness
  • Polly Burey, USQ

Thank you to our event partners Evolve Scientific and Integrity Compliance Solutions

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