BC Food Protection Association – Spring Speaker’s Evening on May 6, 2015

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Dear all,
Below is an event with a few talks applying genomics and bioinformatics to food safety issues.  They may be of interest to some.  Thanks.
For more information, please contact Simon Cowell or check the web links below.

Contact: Simon Cowell

Laboratory Specialist
Food Program Western Region Lab, Regions and Programs Bureau
Health Canada / Government of Canada
Simon.Cowell@hc-sc.gc.ca / 

BC Food Protection Association
April 2015 Event Reminder
BCFPA Spring Speaker’s Evening – May 6, 2015
Hello BCFPA Members,

Just a friendly reminder that we have our upcoming BCFPA Spring Speaker’s Evening scheduled for 
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts (6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby, BC).

The title of the Speaker’s Evening is entitled, “
Nanotechnology and Food Fraud: Emerging Topics in Food Safety“.

We have two amazing speakers which include: 

Dr. Robert Hanner
 (Associate Professor at the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario & Centre for Biodiversity Genomics at the University of Guelph) who will be speaking on “DNA-Based Species Authentication in Detected and Deterring Food Fraud”

Dr. Rickey Yada
 (Dean of the Faculty of Land and Food Systems and Professor of Food Science at the University of British Columbia) who will be speaking on “Overview of Nanotechnology in Food Science and Technology”.

You can register early to take advantage of the 
Early Bird Rate! Note that the Early Bird deadline has been EXTENDED until May 1st!

HERE to register today! Feel free to forward this to your fellow co-workers and colleagues about this event!

Posters and information about our event can be found on our 
Speakers Poster

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