Preliminary Conference Programme

  • July 15, 2020
  • July 16, 2020
  • July 17, 2020

08.30-09.30 – OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY & KEY-NOTE ADDRESSES

09.30-10.30 – UPDATE: REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT & POLICY FRAMEWORK IN AFRICA

10.30-11.00 – TEA/COFFEE BREAK AT THE EXPO HALL

11.00-13.00 – UPDATE: REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT & POLICY FRAMEWORK IN AFRICA

13.00-14.30 – LUNCH BREAK AT THE EXPO HALL

14.30-17.00 – UPDATE: EMERGING FOOD SAFETY ISSUES IN AFRICA

17.00-18.00 – TEA/COFFEE BREAK AT THE EXPO HALL

18.00-20.00 – OFFICIAL NETWORKING COCKTAIL

*Subject to change. Contact the organisers

08.30-10.30 – AFLATOXINS & OTHER MYCOTOXINS FOCUS – LATEST RESEARCH, NEW TECHNOLOGIES & BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES

10.30-11.00 – TEA/COFFEE BREAK AT THE EXPO HALL

11.00-13.00 – AFLATOXINS & OTHER MYCOTOXINS FOCUS – LATEST RESEARCH, NEW TECHNOLOGIES & BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES

13.00-14.30 – LUNCH BREAK AT THE EXPO HALL

14.30-17.00 – SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY – ADVANCES IN MICROBIAL TESTING OF FOOD & PHARMA PRODUCTS 

17.00-18.00 – TEA/COFFEE BREAK AT THE EXPO HALL

18.00-20.00 – OFFICIAL DINNER

*Subject to change. Contact the organisers

08.30-10.30 – SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY – ADVANCES IN CHEMICAL TESTING OF FOOD & PHARMA PRODUCTS 

10.30-11.00 – TEA/COFFEE BREAK AT THE EXPO HALL

11.00-12.00 – COOPERATION: REGIONAL INITIATIVES ON FOOD SAFETY 

12.00-13.00 – FOOD SAFETY IN DAIRY & INFANT NUTRITION PRODUCTS 

13.00-14.30 – LUNCH BREAK AT THE EXPO HALL

14.30-15.30 – FOOD SAFETY IN MEAT PRODUCTS 

15.30-16.30 – FOOD SAFETY IN FRUITS & VEGETABLE PRODUCTS 

16.30-17.30 – FOOD FRAUD, AUTHENTICITY & TRACEABILITY

17.30-18.00 – OFFICIAL CLOSING & WRAP UP

*Subject to change. Contact the organisers

The Africa Food Safety & Quality Summit is seeking presentations and contributors to panel discussions on the following issues:

  • Advances in microbial and chemical testing of food and pharmaceutical products
  • Managing food safety and achieving regulatory compliance in Africa’s food, agro and pharmaceutical industries
  • Quality and food safety management fundamentals
  • Latest laboratory management techniques
  • Food safety communication and involvement of the stakeholders
  • Latest food safety and public health issues and concerns in Africa and the World
  • Post-harvest, milling, processing and packaging technologies and how they impact food safety
  • Latest supply chain and engineering technologies and how they impact food safety
  • Latest regulatory and policy issues in Africa and the World
  • Regional and international cooperation initiatives to boost food safety in Africa and the World
  • Food fraud, food defence and biosecurity
  • Food integrity and authentication technologies
  • Next generation technologies and their impact in food safety management

Register to Speak at the Summit

The food safety environment is in need of leaders and servants that can put their voices forward to change the narrative on this important subject matter. That person could be you. Please sign up today to contribute to the improvement in food safety and quality management in Africa today