22 Oct

CIEH Food Safety Conference

Early bird (ends 11 September) 

CIEH member: £145
Affiliate member: £245
Non-member: £245

Standard Rate

CIEH member: £200
Affiliate member: £300
Non-member: £300

15Hatfields, Chadwick Court, 15 Hatfields, London, SE1 8DJ

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CIEH is launching its biggest ever Food Conference at a time when food safety is crucial in protecting public health. This event aims to bring together all food safety professionals to discuss the challenges involved and provide measures that will assist you in managing the evolving food landscape.

Alongside high-profile plenary talks, there will be a series of thought-provoking sessions, allowing delegates to tailor the day to their specific needs.

Confirmed Sessions will cover the following: 

  • Simplifying official controls for Port Health Authorities (PHA) and clarifying controls inland
  • Managing food safety in challenging environments
  • An examination of the new Codex Alimentarius on Allergen Management and assess how it will affect big businesses
  • A review of Queen Mary University’s analysis of the Food Hygiene Ratings Scheme

Who should Attend 

  • Environmental Health Practitioners
  • Food Safety Professionals
  • Public Health Professionals
  • Enforcement and Regulatory Professionals
  • Legal/Compliance Managers and Directors
  • Technical Directors
  • Lawyers with an interest in Food Law
  • Food Retailers, Chefs, and Food Industry Experts
  • F&B Directors and Managers (hotels, restaurants, FSM)
  • Food Safety Directors and Managers


"Very high standard" 

"A very good range of non-standard topics were covered which added a different dimension to the event"

2019 - 10th Food Safety and Standards conference delegates

"Good range of topics" 

"Great conference"

Past Safe food Conference delegates

CPD: 5 Hours

Key sponsor

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Dr Belinda Stuart-Moonlight, Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner and specialises in food safety and infectious intestinal disease control. Her early career she worked as an EHO in local government enforcement before taking up a Junior Research Fellowship at King’s College. For the last twenty years Belinda has run her own business providing consultancy, training, auditing and expert witness services. As an expert witness, the majority of her instructions focus on food contamination risk, and increasingly, injury and death from food allergy. Belinda’s is regularly sought to provide opinion and consultancy for prosecution and defence as well as for organisations such as the FSA, CIEH and ABTA.

Emily Miles

Emily Miles is the Chief Executive Officer of the FSA. She took up the role on 23 September 2019 after moving from Defra.
She worked in Defra since November 2015, joining as the Group Director of Strategy, and coordinating work on the domestic consequences of Brexit for Defra since the referendum in 2016.
For the previous 15 years she worked largely on home affairs issues, at the Home Office, Downing Street and Cabinet Office. Her roles included:
• Director of Policing at the Home Office
• Programme Director for the programme to clear the UK’s historic asylum caseload backlog in the UK Border Agency

Dr Panos Panagiotopoulos

Dr Panos Panagiotopoulos is a Senior Lecturer in Information Management at Queen Mary University of London, a Fellow of the Alan Turing Institute and a member of the network of experts at the Better Regulation Executive (BEIS). He specialises in digital government and new forms of data in policy and regulation. His recent research has explored different aspects of public regulatory ratings including a longitudinal assessment of the Food Hygiene Ratings scheme.

Phil Dalton

Phil Dalton, Head of Regulatory, NT Assure is a regulatory professional with over 30 years’ experience working in food related roles in enforcement and in industry. Phil began his career as a Trading Standards Officer specialising in food enforcement in 1986. He moved to work in the compliance team within a major retailer in 1996, where his final role included responsibility for own label product specifications and labelling and the product launch process.  In 2010 Phil moved into consultancy, building and leading a team of 20 food labelling and product specification specialists Phil joined NT Assure in summer 2019.

Dr Tamsin Cooper

Dr Tamsin Cooper, Head and Deputy Director, National Food Strategy at the Department for Environment and Rural Affairs. She joined the Department in May 2018 where she has held leadership roles in the Strategy Unit and EU Exit Overview Team.
Tamsin is a board member of the Grantham Institute working with Imperial College London on climate change and the environment. Tamsin has also spent many years at the Green Alliance - a charity and independent think tank focused on ambitious leadership for the environment as Acting and Strategy Director. Prior to this, Tamsin was Head of Agriculture at Institute for European Environment Policy.

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