2017 NZ Food Summit

2017 NZ Food Summit > Food Safety & Compliance Conference

Food Safety & Compliance Conference

Providing safer food to consolidate NZ's unique competitive advantage

28 - 29 Mar 2017Pullman Hotel, Auckland

Food safety is a cornerstone for any company involved in the preparation, manufacture, distribution and sale of food products and must be acknowledged as an important part of operations and strictly adhered to. 

As a country well-positioned to being the leading producer of high-quality, safe food for the world, ensuring a good and consistent understanding of new regulations in place as well as the up and coming initiatives for food safety and security, are vital to ensuring the quality of our foods remain at an exceptional standard.

Join key players in the industry as they discuss the transition to the new Food Act 2016, opportunities for growth in exports, perspectives on food defence and biosecurity, food safety leadership and key food safety learnings from major organisations thus far. 


Programme highlights:
  • ​New Food Act - Learnings from the first 12 months of application
  • The National Science Challenge
  • Anticipating the changing food demand
  • Traceability to protect customers, company's image and sales
  • End to end visibility in the supply chain
  • Surviving food recalls
  • Creating an antibiotic-free livestock industry by 2030


Featuring expert insight from:
  • Owen Young, Professor of Food Science, AUT
  • Jeremy Hill, Chief Science and Food Technology Officer, Fonterra
  • Vicki Hamilton, Associate, Vicki Hamilton and Associates and former Corporate Affairs Manager, Mars New Zealand
  • Ciska de Rijk, Associate, Simpson Grierson and Principal, Essence Compliance
  • Karen du Toit, Food Safety Manager, Progressive Enterprises
  • Roy Biggs, National Manager - Quality and Food Safety, Tegel Foods
  • Antoinette Laird, Head of External Relations, Foodstuffs NZ
  • Jane Lancaster, Director, Catalyst Ltd
  • Mark Bryan, Chair - AMR Leadership Group, NZVA


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