UK Association for Food Protection Conference

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Radisson Blu Hotel Cardiff

Bute Terrace


CF10 2FL

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15th Annual UK Association for Food Protection Conference

"Tackling Technical Issues in the Food and Drink Industry"

Join us for the 15th annual conference with over a 100 food and drink industry professionals providing you with industry leading speakers and fantastic opportunities to network with delegates from food and drink processing and manufacturing businesses, technical, academia, environmental health and trading standards.

Date: Tuesday 26th September 2017

Start 09:30 - 16:00

Topics: Food Safety and behaviours, legislation, Brexit and the Food Safety Modernization Act.

Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, which is situated near to the Cardiff Central rail station and opposte St.David's Shopping Centre The hotel is approximately 10 minutes walk to the Cardiff Castle, the Principality Stadium and many other popular attractions in the city. The event takes place in the Ballroom, situated on the first floor.

For those flying into the city, the Cardiff International Airport (CWL) is just a 30 minute drive from the hotel. You will find parking nearby at the John Lewis, St David’s 2 and NCP Pellet Street car parks, plus you can park at the hotel for a small daily fee.

Nearby transport options

Cardiff Central Street train station - 450 m
M4 at junction 32 - 5.1 km
Cardiff International Airport (CWL) - 16.4 km


Will there be disabled access?

Yes, there is a lift to the first floor for the Ballroom and Exhibition area.


09:00 - 09:45 outside the Ballroom on first floor. Conference will start promptly at 10:15.

Is there free WIFI and can I recharge my phone and digital devices?

Yes, there is a business area with complimentary WIFI access for all delegates and exhibitors and recharge station.

Where can we exhibit?

There will be spaces made available within the conference area and lounge. Please contact for more details. These exhibition spaces are limited.

Will there be an opportunity to network?

There will be an opportunity to network with a variety of food and drink industry professionals and experts including food and drink processors, enforcement, government and academia.

Who are the speakers?

There are seven food safety and food industry professionals speaking. See agenda below.

What is the agenda?

09.00 Registration and networking

10.15 Welcome, Professor David Lloyd, Director, ZERO2FIVE Food Industry Centre, Cardiff Metropolitan University

10.30 Professor John Holah, Holchem

11.00 Dr Roy Betts, Campden BRI

11.30 Dr Ellen Evans, Cardiff Metropolitan University

12.00 Lunch

13.00 Tim Rycroft, Food and Drink Federation

13.30 Helen Taylor, Cardiff Metropolitan University

14.00 Natalie Seymour, North Carolina State University

14.30 Heather Hancock, Food Standards Agency

15.00 Networking

15.30 Close

*Please note the agenda is subject to change and titles will be confirmed by 18th August 2017

Who do we contact?

For all enquiries regarding the UKAFP conference please contact

The UKAFP is affiliated with the International Association for Food Protection

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