SAAFoST's 23rd Biennial International Congress and Exhibition will be taking place at the Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre in Johannesburg from the 1 - 4 September 2019. The theme for this year's congress is Food Science & Technology for the 21st Century and will cover aspects such as Food Safety and Defense, Food Health and Nutrition, Product Development and Marketing Challenges and many more relevant and related topics.
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
The Scientific Programme Committee is pleased to invite delegates to submit abstracts for papers and posters for the SAAFoST 23rd Biennial International Congress and Exhibition. The Congress theme, "Food Science & Technology for the 21st Century" highlights global challenges affecting food production and supply, food consumption and food security and seeks approaches to solving these.
Click here for more information on how to submit your abstract on the congress website
CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS: 15 MARCH 2019
PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE
The programme at a glance is now available on the congress website. The programme will follow the same format as previous congresses including plenary sessions, parallel sessions, product theatre, poster viewing and socials on some of the evenings.
CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE
Registration for the congress is now open and must be done online. If you require assistance with completing your registration online, please contact Leanne Armoogam - Leannea@turnersconferences.co.za or call her on 031 368 8000.
The early registration fee is valid until the end of June and we encourage you to take advantage of the reduced fee.
Valid until end of June
From 1 July Onwards
|SAAFoST Member Delegate
|Member Day Delegate
|Non-Member Day Delegate
|Student Day Delegate
Please visit the registration page for more information and who qualifies for which fee and all the terms and conditions.
CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE REGISTRATION PAGE AND TO REGISTER
Social events can be booked at the time of registration. The following social events will be taking place:
|Sunday, 1 Sept
||Birchwood Hotel - Exhibition Hall
Included in registration fee
|Monday, 2 Sept
||Young Professionals / Student Evening
||Venue to be confirmed
|Tuesday, 3 Sept
||Birchwood Hotel - Venue to be confirmed
Space is limited so please book your tickets early to avoid disappointment
EXHIBITION AND SPONSORSHIP
A trade exhibition and poster display will be held in OR Tambo 1 at the Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre. To maximize exposure to our exhibitors all tea breaks and lunches will be served at various points in the exhibition hall. The welcome reception will also take place in the exhibition hall on Sunday, 1 September. Exhibitors will also be able to invite their customers that are not attending the congress to view the exhibition at no additional cost on Monday, 2 September and Tuesday, 3 September after the afternoon tea break. Stands are selling fast!
There are also several sponsorship opportunities and packages available.
If you are interested in exhibiting or sponsoring at the congress, please contact Catherine Taylor - Catherinet@turnersconferences.co.za or call her on 031 368 8000
CLICK HERE TO GET MORE INFORMATION ON THE EXHIBITION
CLICK HERE TO GET MORE INFORMATION ON SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
TRAVEL, TOURS AND ACCOMMODATION
Our conference orgraniser, Turners Conferences, will be able to assist you with all your travel, tour and accommodation requirements.
The hotel offers a complimentary airport shuttle service from the airport to the hotel and return.
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For those wanting to see a bit more of Johannesburg during their stay there are various half day and full day tour options available.
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We are holding block bookings of the various room types on offer at the Birchwood Hotel. Rates have been negotiated specifically for the congress. Please contact Bruce Rumble - Brucer@turnersconferences.co.za for more information and assistance with booking.
We look forward to seeing you at the congress and if you require any assistance please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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