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23rd Australian HACCP Conference

We would like to invite you to attend the 23rd annual Australian HACCP Conference 2016, hosted in Melbourne.

When: 5-6 October, 2016

Where: Intercontinental Hotel, 495 Collins St, Melbourne

The 2016 conference will span 2 days and feature an Awards Dinner to celebrate industry success on the night of the 5th of October. The program will feature a bespoke workshop on Day 2 to ensure delegates leave the conference with practical ideas and concepts they can implement in their food safety program.


The theme for the 23rd Australian HACCP Conference is integrity + innovation.

We recognise that maintaining consumer trust across an increasingly global supply chain is a key challenge for food producers, suppliers and retailers globally.

Central to creating a trusted network of suppliers, is building a common platform of excellence in food safety and best in class processes and technology.

This year’s conference will cover topics relating to:

  • Maintaining consumer and regulator trust across the global supply chain
  • Innovation in food safety relating to:
  • Technological advances that contribute to food safety
  • Practices and procedures shaping approaches to food safety
  • Transforming food safety culture within organisations
  • Upcoming threats and issues facing food safety professionals
  • What is on the horizon? Where is the industry headed?

    This year’s keynote speaker is global food safety expert Emeritus Professor Hugh Pennington from the University of Aberbeen. The program will also feature a range of global + local leaders of industry to provide you with insights you can’t access anywhere else.

  • 2016 Keynote Speaker

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    Professor Hugh Pennington

    Emeritus Professor of Bacteriology, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

    Hugh Pennington qualified in medicine and obtained his PhD at St Thomas’s Hospital Medical School, London. After a post- doctoral fellowship at the University of Wisconsin, he worked for 10 years at the Medical Research Council Institute of Virology in Glasgow before being appointed in 1979 to the Chair of Bacteriology at Aberdeen (Dean of Medicine 1987-92, Emeritus 2003).

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