Provisional Programme: MONDAY 2 SEPTEMBER 2019

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*Provisional Programme – Subject to Change

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07:00 – 17:00 Registration

Venue: OR Tambo Foyer (Sponsored by Tiger Brands)

08:00 – 10:00 Opening: Plenary Session 1

Venue: NRF OR Tambo 2

Session Chairpersons: David Watson & Riette de Kock

08:00 – 08:10 Welcome by Conference Chair, Mr David Watson and SAAFoST President Lucia Anelich
08:10 – 09:10 Greetings from Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
Ernest Newbery Memorial Lecture: Feeding Minds for Tomorrow’s World
Ms Pam Coleman
Institute of Food Technologists, PresidentMerieux NutriSciences, USA
09:10 – 10:00 Risk based food safety decision making within National Food Control Systems

Dr Lucia Anelich

SAAFoST President

Anelich Consulting, South Africa

10:00 – 10:40 Venue: OR Tambo 1 & OR Tambo Foyer

Tea/Coffee Break – sponsored by Compusense Inc.

Poster Viewing – sponsored by Tiger Brands

10:40 – 12:10 Plenary Session 2

Venue: NRF OR Tambo 2

Session Chairpersons: Lucia Anelich & Gunnar Sigge

10:40 – 11:10 When a Calorie is not a ‘Calorie’; how sensory cues can influence calorie perception and food intake

Dr Ciaran Forde

A STAR Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences, Singapore

11:10 – 11:40 Advertising in 2019: more than just pushing products off the shelves

Mr Katlego Ditlhokwe

Strategic Planner, South Africa

11:40 – 12:10 Research and business in the Nigerian Food Industry: Perspectives, challenges and opportunities

Adedola Adeboye

Publicity Secretary of NIFST, Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Nigeria

12:10 – 13:30 Venue: OR Tambo 1 and OR Tambo Foyer

Lunch Break – sponsored by the South African Meat Processors Association (SAMPA)

Poster Viewing – sponsored by Tiger Brands

13:30 – 14:30 Session 1: Consumers in the 21st Century: Trends

Venue: Clover SA Heathrow

Session Chairperson: Lorraine Geel

Session 2: Food Fraud: Managing Vulnerabilities in the Food Supply Chain

Venue:  NRF OR Tambo 2

Session Chairperson: Nicola Brook

Session 3: Packaging / Shelf Life

Venue: Savannah King Shaka International

Session Chairperson: Maryna de Wit

Session 4: Novel and Emerging Technologies in Food and Beverages / Innovation in the Food and Beverage Industry

Venue: Compusense Inc. Cape Town International

Session Chairperson:  Eugenie Kayitesi

13:30 – 13:50 115 – The social cognitive underpinning of food consumer’ complaint behaviour: implications for manufacturers and retailers

Sune Donoghue and Ina Wilken

University of Pretoria, South Africa

How to monitoring the environment for threats and opportunities that could realise for the food industry

Harris Steinman

FACTS, South Africa

Process validation: From low to high moisture foods

Ms Pam Coleman

Merieux NutriSciences, USA

157 – Contribution of ionic strength and biopolymer ratio to bambara protein-gum Arabic complex formation, encapsulation and release properties

Nyasha Busu

Durban University of Technology, South Africa

13:50 – 14:10 222- The South African consumer and vitamin-mineral fortified food: attitude and purchasing behaviour

Monique Tredoux

DSM Nutritional Products, South Africa

101 for VACCP – All you need to know to get you started OF The auditor’s perspective

Jason Nyman

NSF International

42 – Efficiency of marula and orange peel extracts as natural antioxidants for stabilization of sunflower oil based salad dressing

Minenhle Khoza

The University of Johannesburg, South Africa

78 – Preservation of fresh date fruit using modified atmosphere packaging

Fahad AL Juhaimi

King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

14:10 – 14:30 183 – Snacking choices of school children in Gaborone, Botswana

Malebogo Lekgoa

University of Botswana, Botswana

How to approach analysis as a tool for managing vulnerabilities

Karim Dhanani

FACTS, South Africa

80 – Effects of thermosonication on phytochemicals of watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) juice using a response surface methodology

Maoto Makaepea Mossa

University of South Africa, University of Venda, South Africa

81 – Preparation of xanthone- and benzophenone-enriched fractions from Cyclopia genistoides as ingredients for a formulated health beverage

Neil Miller

Stellenbosch University, South Africa

14:30 – 14:40 Comfort Break
Plenary Session

Venue: NRF OR Tambo 2

Session Chairperson:  Riëtte de Kock

14:40 Traditional African Food Technologies:  Solutions to 21st Century Africa’s Challenges

Prof John Taylor

University of Pretoria, South Africa

16:00 Food challenges in the 21st century

Mr David Watson

Sunspray, South Africa

15:30 – 16:00 Venue: OR Tambo 1 & OR Tambo Foyer

Tea/Coffee Break

Poster Viewing – sponsored by Tiger Brands

17:00 – 18:00
SAAFoST Biennial General Meeting

Venue: NRF OR Tambo 2

17:00 MY SAAFoST

Venue: :  Savannah King Shaka International

Session Chairperson: Nwabisa Mehlomakulu

17:00 – 17:20 Volunteering for relevant Food Science Organisations: Benefits and Success Stories

Christie Tarantino-Dean

Institute of Food Technologists, USA

17:20 – 17:40 Career path and employability in the Food Industry: A South Africa context

Mariana Wait Du Plessis

Par Excellence H R Practitioners, South Africa

17:40 – 18:00 Questions & Answers
18:30 Fun Evening / Woolworths Young Professionals Evening