EVENTS in 2018


Welcome to the 2018 events page where we keep you up to date with food and health events happening throughout the year.

We've highlighted where IFIS will be exhibiting or attending as delegates. If you'd like to meet us at one of these events, please contact us.

January 8, Peterborough, UK

Food Manufacturing 2030 Conference


January 8-10, Oregon, USA

Northwest Food & Beverage World


January 22-24, Sharjah, UAE

International Conference on Food Properties (ICFP)


January 23, Coventry, UK

Bev Expo


January 22-25, Las Vegas, USA

ASPEN Nutrition Science and Practice Conference


January 28-31, Cologne, Germany

ProSweets: The International Supplier Fair for the Sweets and Snacks Industry


February 3-6, Paris, France



February 7-9, Berlin, Germany

Fruit Logistica


February 8-10, Kerala, India

Dairy Industry Conference & International Trade Fair


February 11-14, Orlando, USA

International Sweetener Colloquium


February 21-22, Sacramento, USA

Food Processing Expo


February 22, London, UK

Preventing Food Fraud Conference: Ensuring Integrity


February 28 - March 2, Virginia, USA

NFAIS 2018 Annual Conference

Jonathan Griffin of IFIS and Molecular Connections session - Transforming 50 Years of Data: A Collaborative Approach to Creating New Revenue Streams (9am, Friday March 2)

March 1, London, UK

Food Fraud: A Global Insight


March 5-6, Singapore

Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Congress


March 5-6, Auckland, New Zealand

Food Safety & Compliance Conference


March 5-8, Tokyo, Japan

Global Food Safety Conference

IFIS exhibiting, Rhianna Jones and Carlos Gimeno attending 


March 11-14, Mexico City, Mexico

ICC Latin American Cereals Conference (LACC)


March 14, London, UK

Focus Future - A Regulatory Minefield?

Joanna Becker attending as delegate


March 14-16, London, UK

Research Libraries Conference (RLUK)


March 15, London, UK

UK Bottled Water Industry Conference


March 19-20, Glasgow, UK

Nutrition Society Conference: Nutrient-nutrient interaction


March 20-23, Cologne, Germany

Anuga FoodTec


March 21-22, Bangkok, Thailand

Dairy Focus Asia, Pig Focus Asia and Poultry Focus Asia


March 27, London, UK

Food and Drink Federation Industry Dinner

Marta Cesar attending as delegate


March 26-29, Washington, D.C., U.S.A

GMA Science Forum

Sol Shaikh attending as delegate

April 4-5, Paris, France

Sandwich and Snack Show


April 8-11, Leeds, UK

Food Colloids Conference


April 8-11, Florida, USA

Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo


April 8-12, Ghent, Belgium

FOODSIM Conference


April 9-12, Algiers, Algeria



April 9-12, Montevideo, Uruguay

Sensometrics 2018 – Going Further


April 16, Rome, Italy

Food Law in Asia - Lexxion International Conference

Marta Cesar and Joanna Becker attending


April 17, Rome, Italy

Food Law in the US - Lexxion International Conference

Marta Cesar and Joanna Becker attending


April 16-18, Birmingham, UK



April 16-18, Philadelphia, USA

Pack Expo East


April 16-19, Barcelona, Spain

Alimentaria Barcelona


April 19, Birmingham, UK

IFST Spring Conference 2018

IFIS exhibiting


April 24-27, Singapore Expo, Singapore

Food & Hotel Asia (FHA)

May 3, London, UK

UK Soft Drinks Industry Conference


May 6-9, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

American Oil Chemists' Society Annual Meeting & Expo


May 7-10, Parma, Italy



May 7-10, Illinois, USA

Food Safety Summit


May 8-11, Barcelona, Spain

Alimentaria FoodTech


May 8-11, Barcelona, Spain



May 13-15, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia



May 13-16, Pullman, WA, USA

USAIN 16th Biennial Conference

IFIS sponsoring and exhibiting, Angela Ball attending


May 14-15, Maribor, Slovenia

International EPNOE Junior Scientists Meeting: Advances in Fundamental and Applied Polysaccharide Research


May 15, Reading, UK

EU vs Non-EU Food Regulation: Mind the Gap

Joanna Becker attending as delegate


May 15-17, 2018, Geneva, Switzerland



May 17-18, 2018, Brussels, Belgium

Annual Conference on EU Law in the Food Sector 2018

Joanna Becker attending as delegate 


May 21-25, Nanchang University, China

International Hydrocolloids Conference


May 29 – June 1, Milan, Italy

Ipack Ima

June 3-6, Quebec, Canada

Food Structure and Functionality Forum Symposium and IDF Symposium on Microstructure of Dairy Products


June 4-6, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Dietary Fibre Conference


June 5, London, UK

Convenience Retailing Summit


June 9-13, Baltimore, USA

SLA 2018 Annual Conference

IFIS exhibiting, Rhianna Jones, Angela Ball and Shira Rossiter attending.


June 13-16, Bangkok, Thailand

ProPak Asia


June 19-21, Toulouse, France

Sud Agro


June 19-21, Michigan, USA

Current Issues in Global Food Law Conference

IFIS sponsoring, Joanna Becker attending.


June 24, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

Annual Meeting of the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) Annual Meeting


June 28-30, Guangzhou, China

China International Wine and Beer Exhibition


August 7-9, Curitiba – State of Parana, Brazil

Anutec Brazil


August 21-23, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Food Ingredients South America

September 2-5, Verona, Italy

Eurosense: European Conference on Sensory and Consumer Research


September 3-6, Berlin, Germany

International ICFMH Conference – FoodMicro


September 11-12, Melbourne, Australia

Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) Convention


September 11-12, Singapore

Vitafoods Asia 2018


September 12-13, Rome, Italy

International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD)


September 15-20, Munich, Germany



September 16-19, Belfast, UK

16th Euro Fed Lipid Congress


September 20, London, UK

FDF Awards 2018

Rhianna attending as delegate


September 2o-21, Hamburg, Germany

EFLA Congress 2018

Marta attending as delegate


September 22-24, Lyon, France



September 25, London, UK

IFST - Not as free trade as you thought...

Joanna attending as delegate


September 26-28, Lisbon, Portugal

Conference on Food Bioactives & Health


October 2-4, Quebec, Canada

Benefiq 2018


October 3-4, Brussels, Belgium

Keller and Heckman Practical Food Law Seminar

Joanna attending as delegate


October 17, London, UK

FDF Food Regulation and Food Safety Culture

Joanna attending as delegate


October 18-20, Copenhagen, Denmark

Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Meeting (FAAM)


October 23-27, Mumbai, India

IUFoST World Congress of Food Science and Technology

IFIS exhibiting


October 24-26, Mumbai, India

Drink Technology India


October 25-26, Vancouver, Canada

International Conference on Food Studies


November (Date TBC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

International Conference on Agricultural and Food Engineering (CAFEi2018)


November 1, London, UK

Food Brexit

Joanna attending as delegate


November 6-8, Nantes, France

32nd EFFoST International Conference


November 6-10, Las Vegas, USA

Supplyside West 2018


November 13, London, UK

Westminster Food & Nutrition Forum: The future of food labelling in the UK

Joanna attending as delegate


November 20-22, London, UK

Food Matters Live 2018

Supported by IFIS


November 27-29, Frankfurt, Germany

Health Ingredients Europe & Natural Ingredients


November 29-30, London, UK

ConTech 2018

Session hosted by Jonathan Griffin and Jignesh Bhate