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

  • 18 Oct 2023
  • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (AEST)
  • Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN), Level 1 Seminar Room Building 75, Cnr College Rd &, Cooper Rd, St Lucia QLD 4072
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  • Please provide proof of student status via email to AIFST for the discount Code

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

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 industry experts 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 end of this career event you will have opportunity to network with food industry experts and food scientists.


  • Facilitated Networking – Rotate in groups to meet food scientists working in various parts of the industry. Who knows, you may find your next career advancement opportunity here!
  • Food and refreshments provided
  • Career development presentations
  • Panel discussion with a diverse range of people
  • Plenty of time for Q&A

Event MCs:

Dr Deirdre Mikkelsen, Microbiologist and Senior Lecturer in Food Science at UQ

Dr Kinnari Shelat, Senior Manager – UQ-HBI Partnerships at Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology UQ

We would like to thank the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) for their generous support in providing the venue for this event.

Thank you to Evolve Scientific Recruitment and UQ Food Science Club for partnering with us for this event.


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