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Joint Technical Group Meeting - 12th October 2017

Hosted By

Bradgate Bakery 
5 Bennion Road, Beaumont Leys, Leics LE4 2AD


Thursday 12th October 2017, 11.00am


  1. 10.30am - Registration and Coffee
  2. 11.00am - Welcome by Bradgate Bakery  
  3. 11.15am - Biocides in Listeria Control Positive Regulation & Best Practice  - Kaarin Goodburn, Director and Secretary General, Chilled Food Association
    This presentation will look at the role biocides play in assuring food safety, biocides regulation activity and what needs to be done to protect food safety while setting practicable MRLs.
  4. 11.45am - Metagenomics – A new culture independent method to generate a microbial profile of food -  Greg Jones, Microbiologist, Campden BRI
  5. 12.15pm - “Food Crime. The threat and the response” – presentation by Gavan Wafer, Head of Intelligence at the National Food Crime Unit.
    Established as part of the Elliott report into the integrity of food supply chains the NFCU’s aim is to identify serious dishonesty within food supply chains in order to instigate action by others capable of addressing it. Gavan will address why food crime matters, the threat and response to it.
  6. 12.45pm - LUNCH
  7. 1.45pm - IntelliFor – Sales Forecasting Decision Support System – presented by Professor Dr Reza Ziarati, chairman Centre for Factories of the Future (C4FF), Mr. Lakhvir Singh and Ms Maria Veligrantaki, C4FF
    This presentation will explain the features of IntelliFor software, how it can help any company with their decision making in regards to Demand and Sales Forecasting, highlighting the suite of advanced forecasting techniques, as well as a number of novel features and functionalities to support the forecasting process, and what makes it different from other forecasting. 

It is intended that the meeting will finish at approximately 2.30pm
Lunch will be provided – please let us know if you have any particular dietary requirement

Date of subsequent meeting

Thursday, 22nd October, at Futura Foods, Dursley

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