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.


Wednesday 28 February 2018

Each year, the AIFST recognises the achievements of its members through an awards program. Have you ever wanted to nominate but weren't sure how to get started?

Join our February careers webinar that will be examining how to craft award applications. Writing a winning submission is a cross-transferable skill that will help you write tenders, grant submissions and also award entries for other organisations or disciplines.

Wednesday 28 February 2018

The WA Technical workshop has been designed to profile the latest innovations in manufacturing, analytical, chemical and support services across the food sector. From food processing, analysis, research and academia, the workshop will offer business solutions across a range of industry challenges.

Presenters will be showcasing the latest innovations in their particular fields, with case studies from industry.

Wednesday 28 March 2018

Are you qualified, have some industry experience but are wondering what additional training (technical or food safety) is out there? AIFST members are invited to take part in the March careers development webinar that will be looking at challenges and opportunities in the food sector. 

11 - 12 September 2018

Innovate or Stagnate: Acting Today to Advance Tomorrow

The AIFST Convention is the premier food industry event in Australia. Being held from 11 - 12 September 2018 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, the Convention will once again bring together the largest grouping of Australia’s food industry in one location.