Bandar Seri Begawan – Brunei will be hosting the 11th ASEAN Food
Conference, which will take place later this month from October 21-23.
The three-day conference will see food experts from the
International and ASEAN community gather at the Rizqun International
Hotel to discuss topics under the theme “Food Science and Technology:
Innovative Approaches and Opportunities for Global Market”.
A biennial event, the conference hopes to update participants with
the advances and innovation in food science and technology, among
others, according to the conference’s website, www.11afc2009.org.bn.
“The ASEAN Food Conference has, since its inception, developed into
an important regional forum for food scientists, technologists,
engineers and industry managers and executives as well as government
personnel and students in the field of food science and technology,”
the statement said.
“The representatives from the ASEAN region and its international
partners meet to discuss significant issues related to food science and
technology, with the view to promote greater awareness in new and
emerging technologies and developments, and the opportunities they
offer for the global market”.
A series of presentations and discussion in plenary, concurrent and
poster sessions, informal gatherings, competition and an exhibit to
highlight the various achievements of food science and technology in
the region will also be held to complement the conference. — Courtesy of The Brunei Times