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Agenda

09:00 - 09:45
Registration and Reception
09:45 - 10:10
Welcome
10:10 - 10:30
Opening Address
10:30 - 11:50
Assessing public health in relation to food risks
11:50 - 12:10
Tea & coffee and Exhibition viewing
12:10 - 13:10
Parallel Session One
 
Risk Identification – Data Analysis & Machine Learning
This session focuses on the application of data, analysis, and machine learning; potentially shaping the future of food safety policy, surveillance and regulation. A series of presentations will look at the role of machine learning in the context of food safety; an overview of US household purchases and retail food sales data and how data analysis can be used to understand consumer patterns and trends; and how a risk assessment model is used to  prioritise risk  in the Canadian food industry.
Room: Wordsworth
 
Risk Assessment – Approaches & Tools
This session is comprised of a series of presentations focusing on risk assessment, ranging from a control case study exploring major risk factors attributed to campylobacteriosis in New Zealand, to a global analyse of the burden of foodborne diseases; including innovative approaches used to evaluate risks and public health impacts in Denmark. 
Room: Shelly
 
Risk Management - Approaches & Tools
In this session policy officials will offer participants global view on the role of government agencies in managing and mitigated risks to public health. This session will look at how evidence on consumer behaviour has been used to help shape develop and design labelling policy and regulations.
Room: Churchill
 
Risk Communication - Risk perception, Confidence and Trust
The primary goal of risk communication is to ensure the interactive exchange of information and ideas throughout the risk analysis process. This session will explore strategies that ensures influence and simplicity while tackling issues around misinterpretation and reductionism of the assessment of risk.
Room: Wesley
13:10 - 14:10
Lunch and Networking
14:10 - 15:40
Influencing Business and Consumer Behaviours for Improved Outcomes in Public Health
15:40 - 16:10
Tea & coffee and Exhibition viewing
16:10 - 17:10
Parallel Session Two
 
Economics of Food Safety Regulation
A well-designed assessment of food safety regulation is key to ensure a modern, proportionate and properly targeted regulatory regime works towards consumers’ protection.This session is comprised of several presentations looking at food safety implementation from a global perspective focusing on specific markets and, regulatory regimes.
Room: Wordsworth
 
The Challenges of Food Allergies
This session will cover recent research and developments in managing food hypersensitivities; ranging from epidemiology to clinical elements such as immunotherapy, commercial kits for allergies testing, etc.
This workshop aims to elicit the views and experience of participants through a series of presentations and discussions.
Room: Shelly
 
Compliance and Enforcement - Challenges In Regulating Food Businesses
There is a growing need to better understand the sectors being regulated if regulators are to develop a system that is modern, risk-based and proportionate.This session will look at the challenges and implications that arise in the regulation of businesses in different contexts, such as small and micro horticulture businesses in Australia, or the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme in the UK. 
Room: Churchill
 
Organisation Culture & Regulatory Compliance
Organisational culture has impact on the capability of a food business to provide food that is safe and what it says it is. This session offers participants the opportunity to look at different case studies across the food and drink supply chain including  the meat and dairy sector -where participants will be able to see different approaches and lessons learnt around the assessment of business food safety culture and regulatory compliance.
Room: Wesley
17:10 - 17:30
Closing Remarks
17:30 - 18:30
Networking - Evening of Drinks

Start date: Monday, 30 March 2020  |  End date: Tuesday, 31 March 2020

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