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Government Chemist Conference 2014

A 2-day conference 'Beating the cheats: Quality, safety and authenticity in the food chain' will take place on 24 and 25 November 2014.

An image of food

Scientists, regulators, enforcement agencies, industry and policy makers are invited to join the Government Chemist for the 2014 conference at The Royal Society, London to discuss topics relating to food fraud, food authenticity and food safety.

How much it costs

2 days: £190 + VAT (£228)

1 day: £130 + VAT (£156)

Conference dinner on 24 November: £55 + VAT (£66)

Conference venue

The Royal Society, Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

Book your place

To reserve a place at the conference download the booking form and send it via email or post to the Government Chemist Personal Assistant.

Government Chemist conference booking form

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Government Chemist Personal Assistant

Sian Smith
LGC
Queens Road

Teddington
Middlesex
TW11 0LY

The Government Chemist will open the conference before a keynote presentation by Professor Chris Elliott who undertook the Elliott Review into the integrity and assurance of food supply networks. The conference programme will link the themes of quality, safety and authenticity in the food supply network and will include presentations on:

  • government food integrity and authenticity programmes
  • food information regulations
  • referee case outcomes
  • quantification of meat species DNA
  • allergen detection

Conference programme

Government Chemist conference programme

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Who should attend?

The conference will be of interest to anyone involved in ensuring the safety, quality and authenticity of food and animal feeds including:

  • food and feed industry
  • government
  • food retailers
  • consumer groups
  • public analysts
  • food scientists
  • trading standards officers
  • academics and the research community
  • environmental health officers
Published 28 July 2014
Last updated 4 October 2014 + show all updates
  1. The conference programme PDF has been updated following a minor revision to the programme.
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