A listing of Australian and international food industry events of interest to AIFST members






6 - 19 October 2018

Neutrons and Food 5

When designing new food products, it is important to understand the relationships between the structural and functional properties of food constituents, as they impact on processing, nutritional, physiological and sensory behaviour. There are also significant food challenges arising from increasing production, rapidly changing preferences and demands for healthier food to combat disease and improve diet. The Neutrons and Food conference will highlight opportunities for neutron scattering techniques to address these problems and more

Sydney, Australia


15 October 2018

3rd Annual Functional Foods & Supplements Symposium 

Join us at the symposium to hear the latest research and innovations updates on:

  • Novel sources, including indigenous, imported and GM crops
  • Optimising delivery, including use of by-products and food wastes
  • Realising health potential (preclinical and clinical evaluation, health claims)





25 - 26 February 2019

ICFSRFS 2019: 21st International Conference on Food Science and Risks in Food Security


The ICFSRFS 2018: 21th International Conference on Food Science and Risks in Food Security aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Food Science and Risks in Food Security. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Food Science and Risks in Food Security.


13 - 16 May 2019 

3rd Food Allergen Management Symposium 


The Food Allergen Management Symposium is a biennial international symposium held in Australasia. FAMS2019 will provide a unique opportunity for the ANZ and international food industry to learn from, and interact with, some of the key global figures in food allergy and food allergen management.


23 - 26 September 2019 

ICEF13: International Congress On Engineering and Food


The International Congress on Engineering and Food is a quadrennial event, which has been established as the major event in food engineering and related fields over the last 50 years. The Congress will highlight opportunities for engineering innovations across the food supply chains to add value and enable the sustainable manufacture of healthier food products for the global markets.






20 - 21 September 2018

Shanghai, China 

Asia Functional Drink Innovation Summit 

At this summit, we will focus on functional beverage market regulation, formula and industrial production innovation, marketing, and investment trends. The relevant discussion in the sector will further promote innovation in the beverage industry.


30 Sept – 3 October 2018

Queenstown, New Zealand

Chemeca 2018 - Chemical Engineering in Australasia

Chemeca is the annual conference for the New Zealand and Australian community of chemical and process engineers and industrial chemists. Together, participants will learn and share industry knowledge, experiences, ideas and insights that help the industry continue to grow.   The presentations will explore the emerging opportunities and challenges for the chemical engineering profession and process industries throughout our region. The conference programme features five renowned plenary speakers, seven keynotes, 190 oral presentations, 50 poster presentations, social functions and ample networking opportunities.


17 - 19 October 2018


Australia-China Joint Research Centre in Future Dairy Manufacturing is organising the 2nd Joint Symposium in Beijing, hosted by COFCO, with the focus on the latest R&D in cheese and the emerging Chinese market. Dairy companies are invited to showcase their products to COFCO's extensive network of retailers, distributors, food service, and industry.  There is also an opportunity to visit Mengniu Dairy sites in Beijing or Hohhot.  


23 - 27 October 2018

CIDCO Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India
IUFoST World Congress of Food Science and Technology

15 - 16 November 2018


5th Dairy Asia Pacific Summit 2018

The largest platform for dairy in the Asia Pacific: More than 240 delegates from across the region discussing the latest developments and challenges for the dairy industry. This summit provides information about local dairy markets in China, Japan, Korea and Indonesia, and lessons from New Zealand and Australia about how to grow a vibrant dairy industry, and more.


21 - 23 November 2018 

Beijing, China

ANUFOOD China 2018 

Enter the fastest growing market in China with tremendous growth prospects and get face to face with key buyers at the largest B2B food and beverage show in North China. ANUFOOD China organized by Koelnmessewhich will offer a myriad of innovative experience and promise to deliver a spectacular event.




28 February - 2 March 2019

London, UK

22nd Euro Global Summit on Food & Beverages

The 22nd Euro Global Summit on Food & Beverages (Euro Food-2019) at London, UK from February 28 to March 2, 2019 is focused around the theme “Next Gen of Food Innovation”. The conference provides a lucrative platform and opportunity to meet experts around the globe. We have multifarious platform available: Speaker /Delegate/Exhibitor/media Partner/Workshops/Symposiums /Poster/E-poster/Video Presentation etc. 


15 - 17 April 2019

Paris, France

3rd International Conference on Food and Nutritional Sciences

Theme: Empowerment of Food & Nutritional science in a challenging world. This gathering gives chances to the representatives to trade new thoughts and application encounters up close and personal, to build up business or research relations and to discover worldwide accomplices for future coordinated effort.