Tuesday 24 October - Friday 27 October 2017

2017 Food Structures, Digestion and Health International Conference is presented by CSIRO and supported by the AIFST.

AIFST members recieve a 10% discount off a full conference registration. 


Thursday 26 October 2017

AIFST members and guests are invited to an Oktoberfest inspired fermentation evening, examining the properties of beer, meats and sauerkraut.  Please join us as we delve into how fermentation works, what happens during this process and why it occurs. Insights from guest speakers will also be paired with some product tasting and a light networking supper.

Saturday 28 October 2017


Please join the AIFST and the Nutrition Society of Australia for a lunch to celebrate the extraordinary contribution of Chris Forbes-Ewan.

Thursday 2 November 2017


In this AIFST members-only webinar, Dr Matthew Wilson will be presenting his research on "Innovative packaging techniques; extending shelf-life and preserving the quality of fresh fruits and vegetables".

Tuesday 14 November 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 WA AIFST members and guests a full overview of the PIF V6.0  system and how it can benefit food businesses.

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Join us for an informative and thought provoking exploration of the food industry from a WA perspective as well as a national view. This is a major food industry event, designed to bring you the latest developments across the sector.

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.

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

Members and guests are invited to the NSW end-of-year Christmas Drinks. Take the opportunity to connect with colleagues from across the food industry as well as meet or catch up with the AIFST Board of Directors. 

The famous "Christmas Raffle" will also be taking place, with all raffle ticket sales being donated to OzHarvest. 


Ticket price

AIFST member: $65

AIFST student/graduate: $55

Non member: $80

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.