Monday, July 23.2018

“Where Food Analysis Meets Industry and Regulation”

The Organising Committee extends a warm invitation to the 2nd International Conference on Food Analysis (2nd ICFA) to be held in Melbourne. The event will commence with an opening address and social mixer on Monday 19th November 2018 and will include workshops. The conference brings together several prestigious conferences and symposia to enable a comprehensive program tailored for food analysts, researchers, academia, government and regulators. The event will have the theme “food analysis meets industry and regulation”, and will appeal to those involved in analytical sciences associated with public health, environment and agriculture, regulation and trade.

Incorporating:


GFAC
14th Government Food Analysts’ Conference


APFAN
7th Analytical Conference of the Asia-Pacific Food Analysis Network


CRC
26th Conference of Residue Chemists


AFMS
3rd Australian Food Metrology Symposium

 

Program

 Conference Topics:

  • Advances in food analysis and authentication
  • Food Fraud and authenticity
  • Chemicals in toxicology 
  • Perspectives in food measurement and food trade in the Asia Pacific Region
  • Food contaminants and residues
  • Dioxin residues in food
  • Hemp based food analysis
  • Honey authenticity and research
  • Food allergens
  • Quality assurance in food analysis
  • Proficiency Studies and accreditation

 

 Workshops:

  • MALDI-TOF 
  • Food Allergens 
  • Food Fraud 

 

Note: A detailed agenda will be published closer to the date. 

Call for Abstracts

The scientific program is divided into the following:

- Invited plenary lectures (30mins)
- Oral presentations (15min + 5min questions)
- Poster presentations

Abstract submissions for oral or poster presentations are invited for consideration by the Conference Organising Committee. Abstracts must be forwarded to the Committee by 31st August 2018. Details covering the presentation format will be provided when abstracts are accepted.

The Committee wishes to encourage all participants to make a contribution to the conference. Participants can submit any number of abstracts to the Committee for review. Please nominate oral or poster preference. The Committee may need to reallocate oral presentations to poster or vice-versa depending on the topic and available presentation space.

 

ABSTRACT FORMAT

Font: Times New Roman
Title: Bold, centred, 11pt
Authors/affiliations: Underline presenter (e.g. J. Blogg); use superscript number for author’s affiliation.
Text Body: 11pt regular style, single spaced, justified
Spacing: 1 line space
Length: Maximum 250 words
Margins: A4 paper, 25mm margins
Theme: Identify the preferred theme, and whether platform or poster presentation is preferred. 

 

Abstract Submission

Conference Registration

Please complete this registration form in block letters and submit it with your registration fee before 28th September 2018.

Select the registration fees that applies to you.

  • Full delegate includes cost of social mixer, lunches, morning and afternoon teas, workshops and conference dinner and GST. 
  • Student includes cost of social mixer, workshops, morning and afternoon teas and lunch.  
  • Late fee applies for registrations after the 28th of September 2018. 
  • Accompanying delegate fee is for attendees accompanying a delegate to the conference dinner at an additional cost of $75.

Payment options

  • Bank transfer – Please include your name as the transaction description (BSB: 06 3215 ACCT: 1024 1442)
  • Cheque (payable to 2nd International Conference on Food Analysis)
  • Credit card (please contact Vince Murone on +61 3 9371 4613 for prompt credit card transaction)

ABN : 73754413973

Call for Sponsors

Expressions of Interest from interested parties for sponsorship and involvement with the conference are welcome. Please contact icfa@measurement.gov.au and/or vince@acslab.com.au.

 

Melbourne - The Host City

As Australia’s only city with 4 seasons in one day, Melbourne enjoys an eventful climate for outdoor living with easy access to the coastal beaches east and west of the city. The day temperature during November can be expected to range from 15-25°C.

November is the month Melbourne celebrates its Spring (Racing) Carnival including the world renowned Melbourne cup horse race. November is a month long spring party in Melbourne.

Transport

The Treacy Centre can be reached by either:

  • Tram: Take Tram 19 from Elizabeth St. towards North Coburg and alight at Walker Street (stop 16)
  • Train: Take trains on the Upfield line and alight at Royal Park Station

Please note, a reusable Myki card is required for travel and should be purchased from a myki machine or ticket office prior to travel.

Contact Us

If you have any queries, please complete the form below and we will be in touch with you shortly! Alternatively, you can write to us directly at ICFA@measurement.gov.au.



ORGANISING COMMITTEE