Calling all students and young professionals in the food and beverage industry!

MySAAFoST programme of events at SAAFoST Congress 2017

The MySAAFoST initiative seeks to create a division specially tailored towards the needs of students and young professionals in the food industry. Join us on Monday 4 September 2017 at the SAAFoST Biennial Congress, Cape Town, to learn how MySAAFoST can help in your studies/career.

MySAAFoST plenary session - (Plenary 7)
Your career begins as a student: The benefits of early and continued involvement in professional societies.
Christie Tarantino, Matt Teegarden & Amy DeJong
(IFT Executive Vice-President and IFT Student Association Leadership, Institute of Food Technologists, USA)

Time Monday 04 September 2017, 14h35-15h15
Venue Crown Ingredient Solutions Auditorium (Hall AB), Century City Convention Centre.
RSVP E-mail leannea@turnersconferences.co.za by Wednesday 30 August 2017.
Cost Free of charge


MySAAFoST break-away session
Have your say! Join in for a fun, interactive focus group facilitated by our international guest speakers Christie Tarantino, Matt Teegarden & Amy DeJong from IFT, dedicated to brainstorming the challenges and opportunities facing students and young professionals in the food industry. The outcomes of the session will help shape the future of a new section of SAAFoST that is relevant to Millennials. Attendees should be under 35.

Time Monday 04 September 2017, 16h20-17h40
Venue The Protea Chemicals Auditorium (Hall C), Century City Convention Centre.
Registration SAAFoST members, non-members (and those not registered for Congress) welcomed.
Cost Free of charge
RSVP E-mail leannea@turnersconferences.co.za by Wednesday 30 August 2017.


Young Scientists Evening (YSE)
Network with other young scientists while enjoying a delicious two-course meal at Cape Town Fish Market, a stone's throw away from the Century City Convention Centre.

Time Monday 04 September 2017, 20h00-23h00
Venue Cape Town Fish Market, Canal Walk Shopping Centre.
Registration Congress attendees to register via the Congress 2017 website. Individuals not registered for the Congress are also welcome to attend, but must reserve their place!
Cost R170 pp. Registration For under 35's only.
RSVP E-mail leannea@turnersconferences.co.za by Wednesday 30 August 2017.

Hurry, places are limited!