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Upcoming Events


October 2014

PPMA Show

30-Sep-2014 to 02-Oct-2014
Location:NEC - Birmingham - United Kingdom
Type:Online conference & expo
This event, organised by the Processing & Packaging Machinery Association (PPMA), will showcase the latest technology from machinery, industrial robot and automation technology to the latest machine vision solutions. Groceries Code Adjudicator Christine Tacon will give her view on the UK’s leading retailers. The PPMA Group Industry Awards will also take place, with the winners of 13 award categories being announced during an awards dinner.

Design of Experiments

30-Sep-2014 to 03-Oct-2014
Location:Reading - United Kingdom
Type:Event
A three-day course for all those carrying out experiments within research or production, with the option of attending a fourth day incorporating designs using analysis of variance.

Claim cubstantiation - how to design and analyse trials to support product claims

21-Oct-2014 to 22-Oct-2014
Location:Reading - United Kingdom
Type:Event
This two-day practical and interactive course will show attendees how to design trials and carry out analysis so there is no comeback from regulatory bodies, advertising authorities or competitors.  Trainers include Joyce Ryan, an expert on claim substantiation and a consumer specialist in toiletries and cosmetics, and Chris Gummer, a consultant to Clearcast, the TV industry body for clearing advertising claims.

Implementing the UK Agricultural Technologies Strategy: investment, innovation and competitiveness

23-Oct-2014
Location:Westminster - London - United Kingdom
Type:Event
This seminar will discuss the next steps for the development of UK agricultural technology, and for implementing the government’s key priorities of supporting new technologies, building a stronger skills base, and providing strong leadership to the sector. Senior advisor for biotechnology at the US State Department Jack Bobo will speak on the day.

September 2014

A right way to handle your next EHO visit?

11-Sep-2014
Location:Middleton - Staffordshire - United Kingdom
Type:Event
This one day course, organised by the Society of Food Hygiene and Technology (Sofht), aims to equip attendees with the steps to handle any enforcement officer visit, with invaluable guidelines covering the right way to conduct an inspection and interview, as well best practice. Delegates will be able to observe actual interviews under PACE caution and learn how to avoid the pitfalls arising from an investigation.

Statistical Process Control

16-Sep-2014 to 17-Sep-2014
Location:Droitwich Spa - United Kingdom
Type:Event
This two-day course is aimed at those working in the food and beverage industries that operate complex processes and need to assess and improve the quality of their product.  The course starts at an introductory level, before proceeding to the application of statistics within process control.

PPMA Show

30-Sep-2014 to 02-Oct-2014
Location:NEC - Birmingham - United Kingdom
Type:Online conference & expo
This event, organised by the Processing & Packaging Machinery Association (PPMA), will showcase the latest technology from machinery, industrial robot and automation technology to the latest machine vision solutions. Groceries Code Adjudicator Christine Tacon will give her view on the UK’s leading retailers. The PPMA Group Industry Awards will also take place, with the winners of 13 award categories being announced during an awards dinner.

Design of Experiments

30-Sep-2014 to 03-Oct-2014
Location:Reading - United Kingdom
Type:Event
A three-day course for all those carrying out experiments within research or production, with the option of attending a fourth day incorporating designs using analysis of variance.