IFST Spring Conference 2013 – Securing the future supply of food:challenges and opportunities

20th December 2012

The IFST 2013 Spring conference, being held jointly with IFR, will take place on 17-18 April 2013 in Norwich. We are pleased to announce that Marks and Spencer are our prime sponsor for the conference, which will highlight some of the key agricultural challenges facing the food chain and explore the most up-to-date food science and technology thinking to determine solutions.

A taster of our programme…

Sustainable production: the foundation of secure food supply by Professor Ian Crute, Chief Scientist, Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board.

Preventing waste from farm to fork, Andy Dawe, Head of Food and Drink, WRAP

The positive impact on the food chain of a high standard of animal welfare, Professor Harry Blokhuis, Dept of Animal Environment and Health Section Ethiology and Animal Welfare.


Student prizes

Aside from a fantastic programme, there will be a poster competition for post-graduate students. For undergraduates, the Ralph Blanchfield award will cover the cost of attendance for one lucky student. The winner and runner-ups will also receive free IFST membership for a year.

Early bird discount

We have special early bird rates for IFST members booking before 28th February. Book now to claim your discount.