NZIFST Conference 2016, 4th - 7th July
Rotorua Energy Events Centre
FIRST CALL for Expressions of Interest
“SETTING DIRECTION – JOURNEY FROM A POSITION OF STRENGTH” is the theme for our annual NZIFST conference to be held 4th to 7th July, 2016, in Rotorua. The NZIFST Conference Committee is sending you this early call inviting your expression of interest to present an oral paper or a workshop at this major food industry conference.
No abstract is required at this stage but a tentative title and outline of the content will enable the committee to consider your presentation as they start to plan the sessions.
Please note that this EOI is no guarantee that your paper will be accepted for presentation.
FIVE MAIN THEMES WILL FORM THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE CONFERENCE:
Navigate the Challenges: Good Manufacturing Practice topics such as risk, food safety, traceability, ingredient sourcing, hygiene.
Inspired Food – the business of food: technology, market or future Driven NPD, new food trends (3D food printing, insects, Meat Analogue development, tailored diets, over 60’s) GMO, lean NPD
Improving the Journey: Continuous improvement topics such as six-sigma, lean npd, change management, leadership, sourcing strategies, sensory
Bright Ideas Showcase: Research & Development, science papers
Sustainable Career: topics such as career development, students, wellness, leadership
Additionally we will be running a number of workshops to support delegates' professional development. If you are interested in presenting a ½-day workshop on anything that will support the food industry please let us know.
DON’T MISS OUT - RSVP NOW:
Please send your EOI to firstname.lastname@example.org early to avoid the disappointment of missing out, as has happened in previous years!
Conference Committee Chairman 2016