Growing food science and technology for a sustainable future

SAAFoST announces congress and exhibitionSAAFoST is holding a three-day congress and exhibition at the Southern Sun Elangeni and Maharani Hotel in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal from 7 to 9 September 2015 (registration starts on Sunday 6th of September). The theme this year is “Growing Food Science and Technology for a sustainable future.”

Programme

The scientific programme will address global Food Science and Technology issues in the plenary, parallel and poster sessions, specialist symposia and in workshops.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Ranil Coorey – How safe is your chicken tonight?
  • Wendy Knowler – Burning food issues raised by consumers
  • Nigel Sunley – Food safety versus nutrition – are the priorities right?
  • Dr John Fernstrom – Non-nutritive sweeteners: How safe are they, how do they cause sweetness, and are they useful in controlling energy intake and body weight?
  • Professor Colin Dennis – FutureFood 2050:  A new vision of the science of food
  • Luis Fernandez – Innovation to grow: development of nutritious food formulations with consumer acceptability
  • Lucia Anelich – The science behind food safety: have we lost sight of it?
  • Dr Hongda Chen – Advances in nanotechnology for food applications towards sustainable food systems
  • David Watson – Science vs fiction
  • Ben Durham – The bio-economy strategy: setting the c

Please go to http://www.saafost2015.org.za/ScientificProgramme/ProgrammeAtAGlance.asp for updated programme details.

Congress registration fees

Registration category

Standard
Until 30 June 2015

Late
From 01 July onwards

SAAFoST member Congress delegate registration              

ZAR 4 950.00      

ZAR 5 800.00

Non member Congress delegate registration

ZAR 6 400.00      

ZAR 7 000.00

Student Congress delegate registration

ZAR 2 900.00      

ZAR 2 900.00

Day Congress delegate registration
Applicable dates (7,8,9 September)

ZAR 2 890.00      

ZAR 3 000.00

SAAFoST member Congress delegate registration
including 1 day ILSI SA workshop

ZAR 6 090.00      

ZAR 6 940.00

Non member Congress delegate registration
including 1 day ILSI SA workshop

ZAR 7 540.00      

ZAR 8 140.00

ADSA / DoH dietician/nutritionist SAAFoST member
Congress delegate registration
including 1 day ILSI SA workshop

ZAR 5 748.00      

ZAR 6 598.00

ADSA/DoH dietician/nutritionist non member
Congress delegate registration
including 1 day ILSI SA workshop

ZAR 7 198.00      

ZAR 7 798.00

Accompanying person registration

ZAR 1 500.00

For registration, go to:  http://www.saafost2015.org.za/Registration.asp or contact LethishaLethishan@turnergroup.co.za  or call031 368 8000.



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