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China International Food Safety & Quality Conference + Expo (CIFSQ)

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Event Details / Dates & Times
September 24, 2008 – 10:00am – 5:30pm
September 25, 2008 – 10:00am – 5:00pm
Registration opens at 8:00am
September 24, 2008 – 8:30am – 5:30pm
September 25, 2008 – 8:30am – 5:30pm
The 2008 event will be held at the Beijing Landmark Towers & Hotel (a member of World Hotels). This conveniently located venue is highly accessible by all forms of public transport. Limited on-site parking is available.
Venue Address
Landmark Towers & Hotel
8 North Dongsanhuan Road,
Chaoyang District, Beijing 100004, PRC
Tel +86 10 6590 6688
Fax +86 10 6590 6513
Attendee Registration
Visitor pre-registration opens on April 1, 2008. Please check back again.
Speaking Opportunities
As food safety issues constantly evolve, multiple strategies are necessary to safeguard consumers. These strategies range from more effective inspection and surveillance methods to better food safety research and beyond. The 2nd annual China International Food Safety & Quality Conference + Expo will explore and share experiences about these strategies, as well as highlight modern food safety procedures, cutting-edge scientific technologies, preventive controls, new safety standards, and much more. Taking place on September 24 - 25 at the Landmark Hotel & Towers, Beijing, China, CIFSQ is acknowledged as the nation's premier gathering for food safety. The 2007 CIFSQ Conference attracted over 1,000 food safety specialists who convened to learn and discuss a wide range of pertinent issues.
Proposed Topics
The CIFSQ Organizing Committee greatly values your views and expertise about food safety. An educational program provides the framework for disseminating much needed information, knowledge and insights. Suggested topics include but not limited to the following:
China's 21st century food safety strategies
• Microbial food safety hazards and protection
• Advanced inspection, testing, surveillance, and detection methods & technology
• Chemical contamination and control
• Global and inter-agency collaboration
• Food safety in a global economy
• Worldwide food safety tends and developments
• Legal costs to food safety and outbreaks
• Emerging food borne illnesses and safety threats
• Food labeling and labeling laws
• Food traceability 
• Food allergens
• Hygiene & sanitation systems and operations
• Food safety training & education
• Updates to HACCP updates
• Safe practices throughout the supply chain
• In-plant food safety & quality control
• New development in food analysis and laboratory technologies
• Food safety guidelines for food services industry
• Production and processing controls
• Packaging, storage and transport controls
• Design & control measures for prevention, response and recovery
• China's food safety strategies
• Novel prevention strategies
• Harmonization of food safety standards
• Audits & testing
• Advanced detection technologies
• Food safety management & best practices
• Risk/crisis communications 
• Food safety programs
• Food traceability systems
• Animal disease control
• Latest food safety research
• Plus much more! Conference Format
The China International Food Safety & Quality Conference is a two-day event. The program includes high level keynotes, plenary panel discussions, session presentations, technical seminars and workshops organized under various special interest tracks.
Submission Guideline
If you or someone in your organization is interested in presenting on the program, please submit your proposed topic and a brief summary (100 –150 words) along with a bio and full contact information.
Proposals will be accepted up until April 30, 2008. To submit your proposal or for more information, please contact Mr. Benny Sun at the Event Secretariat. Email:
Due to high demand for speaking opportunities and a limited number of available slots, Event Sponsors are offered priority in the speaker selection process, as are actively-serving officials from government agencies and renowned experts invited by the Chinese food safety authorities and the Organizing Committee.
Why Attend?
Attending China International Food Safety & Quality Conference + Expo (CIFSQ) is a fast way to help your company achieve food safety, and grow your food business. You can learn new methods that can help your company produce more efficiently, more safely, and more economically. Food safety doesn't just affect customers, it affects your company and bottom line. If even one thing you learn here avoids a foodborne illness, you could prevent the kind of incident that can devastate a company or brand.
In any field, it's vital to have others you can share ideas with. Here at the CIFSQ Conference, you'll become part of a community of food safety professionals who you can call on for help finding solutions long after your attendance. Find out what mistakes others have made to avoid repeating them. Imagine the years of experience you'll tap into when you listen to a stellar lineup of food safety professionals share their knowledge.
Learn from others. Find out if procedures you're already using can be improved. Learn how the best in the business have fixed the same problems you have.
Meet the vendors who can make it all possible. You need the resources of people who can help you accomplish the testing, validation, sanitation, engineering, and more to make your food safety program a reality. At CIFSQ, you can meet them face-to-face from the conference halls as well as the show floor to find out who has the best solutions.
Enhance your professional skill. This is a prime opportunity to meet and learn from consultants and training experts who can enhance your professional skills and those of your staff. You can obtain this vast store of new knowledge just by attending.
Stay on top of evolving industry trends for food safety and how it will impact your business. Whether you export or import food, you'll know what to expect from a changing regulatory scene and expectation of buyers. Compliance is an essential part of food safety and this conference is a great place to begin to understand what key regulators and your customers want.
Demonstrate commitment to food safety by attending. Next time a customer or supplier asks about your company's pledge to safe products, you can tell them how you stay on the cutting edge by taking part in conferences like this one. You'll be able to proudly say that your commitment to delivering safe products is ongoing and real.
Who Should Attend
You are cordially invited to attend the upcoming China International Food Safety & Quality Conference & Expo if your job responsibility covers...
•Food safety auditing & compliance management
•Food safety testing & diagnosis
•Food safety R&D
•HACCP and prerequisite program management
•Food security
•Food safety operations management
•Food safety engineering
•Supervision of food safety
•Food technologists
•Field inspection
•Laboratory scientific/technical work
•Food safety project management
•Food distribution
•Food merchandising & sale
•Food storage & logistics
•Extension specialists
•Quality control
•Plant management
•Research & education Food operations, restaurant & catering services
•Quality assurance
•Technical and regulatory affairs
•Program director
•Risk management
•Sanitation & hygiene control
•Food supply chain
•Policy making
•Scientific research & study
•Market research & analysis
•GM food
•Public health
•Food import & export
•Food cloning
•Food disinfectants
•Food safety related services & products
•Food packaging & labeling
•Food irradiation
•Outreach program
If your line of business involves...
•Food Import/Export & Trading
•Food Safety Consultancy & Auditing
•Food Production & Processing
•Beverage Production
•Government Food Safety Regulations & Compliance Agencies
•Research & Scientific Laboratories
•Food Safety Equipment Import/Distribution/Service Agency
•Certification Bodies
•Fruit Growers
•Food Packagers
•Food Distributors
•Livestock & Animal Husbandry
•Meat Processing
•Food GM & Cloning
•Aquaculture & Seafood
•Storage, transport & logistics
•Supermarkets, Food Retailing & Merchandising
•Restaurants, Catering, Institutions & Foodservice Operations
•Food Safety Academic and Scientific Research Institutions
•Global Standard Organizations
•Public Health & Medical Agencies