Registration fees and program

Registration Fees

Up to August 31, 2017

Members $240 ($275.94 with taxes)
Student members $110 ($126.47 with taxes)
Non-members $325 ($373.67 with taxes)
Student non-members $135 ($155.22 with taxes)

Starting September 1, 2018  

Members $300 ($344.93 with taxes)
Student members $110 ($126.47 with taxes)
Non-membres$385 ($442.65 with taxes)
Student non-members $135 ($155.22 with taxes)

Refund Policy

Full refund until August 15, 2018

50% refund from August 16 to September 10, 2018

No refund after September 10, 2018


Annual membership of AQIA

Regular : $30
Corporate : $100 
Student: $15 

To become a member of AQIA, click here

Program AQIA Symposium

Food at your Fingertips: Food Safety Considerations

Wednesday, September 19
13 hVisit of INAF laboratories and Introduction to the Innovation Support Service, Services Pavilion, Université Laval
15 hAQIA Annual Meeting
16 h 30Managing Food Safety and Security in the 21st Century
Michael Brodsky, consultant, IAFP Official, USA
17 h 15  Networking Cocktail Visit of Stands and of Scientific Posters
Thursday, September 20
8 hRegistration
8 h 30Welcome Address, Julie Jean, president, AQIA
8 h 45Technological Management of Food Supplier Compliance and Audits
Rhonda Keeler, Head of Food Security and Quality Assurance, Costco Canada
9 h 30Optimisation and Risk Management Tools Powered by Cutting Edge Tchnologies
Vanessa Grondin, Groupe Optel
10 hExample of the Technological Shift in an Agrifood Business
Speaker to confirm
10 h 30Networking Break, Visit of Stands and of Scientific Posters
11 hMy Battle with Gwyneth Paltrow and other Stories From Barblog 
Benjamin Chapman, North Carolina State University, USA
11 h 30Panel : eCommerce Challenge for Food Retail; chaired by Pierre Alexandre Blouin, Quebec Food Retail Association 
Patrick Boucher, Head of eCommerce, Metro
Karen Low, Senior Specialist, Food Safety, Loblaw
David Drouin, Chief Food Safety, Sobeys
12 h 30Lunch
14 hIntroduction to the New Safe Food Regulations for Canadians
Aline Dimitri, Chief Food Safety Officer , Canadian Food Inspection Agency
14 h 30Printed Electronics for Smart Packaging
Mario Leclerc, Laboratory of Electroactive et Photoactive Polymers, Université Laval
15 hNetworking Break, Visit of Stands and of Scientific Posters
15 h 30

Panel : Technological Shift in Food Industry

Participants to confirm

16 h 30Best Poster Award Ceremony 
16 h 45Closing Remarks
Julie Jean, president, AQIA


Simultaneous interpretation will be available during the whole AQIA conference.