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Join us in understanding the latest trends and challenges in food safety across the Asia-Pacific region, bringing together food safety professionals from all sectors including government, industry and academia to address relevant scientific and technical issues impacting the safety of the food supply chain.

PolyU’s Food Safety Consortium (FSC), as the Hong Kong affiliate of International Association for Food Protection (IAFP), will organize The 5th Asia-Pacific Food Safety International Conference in Hong Kong with the support of IAFP members and affiliates across the globe. As IAFP’s regional conference series, the conference will serve as a platform to discuss the latest trends and issues in food safety across the Asia Pacific region, bringing together food safety professionals from all sectors including government, industry and academia to address relevant scientific and technical issues impacting the safety of the food supply chain. 

Focuses of the conference include innovation in food safety, capacity building for APAC, public health considerations, IT applications on food safety, harmonization of food safety policies and standards, fostering food safety culture, risk management, best practices in food safety management, and many others.

Founded in 1911 and based in the United States, IAFP is representing more than 4,000 professionals from educators, government officials, microbiologists, food industry executives and quality control professionals from 50 nations who are involved in all aspects of growing, storing, transporting, processing and preparing all types of foods.  PolyU’s Food Safety Consortium (FSC) which endeavours to bring about the most cutting-edge food safety and food technologies to benefit the global community, has been recognized as the Hong Kong affiliate of IAFP since mid-2015, to synergize their efforts in advancing food safety in various regions of the world.

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The Asia-Pacific conferences of IAFP are held every two to three years. Do not miss this opportunity to engage with your peers in the region this year!

Who Should Attend?

APFSIC is the right event for industry, academic and governmental food safety professionals. This broad mix of attendees includes professionals in quality control, processing operations, regulatory inspections, consulting groups, risk assessment, research and development, microbiological research, regulatory affairs, plant management, food analysis, technical services, auditors, certification, and HACCP management.

Why Attend?

Situated at the gateway to an enormous China market and at the crossroad to a rapidly rising Asia region, APFSIC welcomes you to its 5th IAFP APAC conference in Hong Kong. There has never been a better place or time to come together to address evolving food safety issues facing this emerging region.

Food borne illnesses create significant adverse health, social, and economic impact across Asia as it does globally. By attending APFSIC, you can acquire the best practices and technical knowledge for strengthening the food safety system and safeguard the food supply. APFSIC is also elevating the awareness and coordinate actions between government, industry, science and academia to tackle the challenges facing us all in the food safety community.

Learn More, Become Inspired and Build an Impeccable Network

By attending you invest in your future through a world class educational program that features highly acclaimed experts. You also build lasting connections with other food safety leaders who can provide valuable insight as well as solutions you need. Choose from a wide selection of topics that are of interest to you, collaborate with new partners, find new technologies, expand your ideas, plus much more. Let APFSIC’s lectures hone your skills so you can step up your abilities. What’s more don’t miss the fabulous welcome reception where you can socialize with other delegates over great food and drinks. Register today!