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
7 h 30Welcome and Registration
8 h 30Welcome Address, Julie Jean, AQIA president 
8 h 45Optimisation and Risk Management Tools Powered by Cutting Edge Technologies
Vanessa Grondin, Optel Group 
9 h 15Example of the Technological Shift in an Agrifood Business (final title to come)
Spir Marinakis, Maple Leaf Foods
10 h Printed Electronics for Smart Packaging
Mario LeclercLaboratory of Electroactive et Photoactive Polymers, Université Laval
10 h 30Networking Break, Visit of Stands and of Scientific Posters
11 hMy Battle with Gwyneth Paltrow and other Stories From Barfblog 
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 15Lunch
13 h 45Technological Management of Food Supplier Compliance and Audits
Wei Que, Costco Canada  
14 h 15Introduction to the New Safe Food Regulations for Canadians
Aline Dimitri, Canadian Food Inspection Agency
14 h 45Networking Break, Visit of Stands and of Scientific Posters
15 h 15 

Panel : Technological Shift in Food Industry

Guy Latreille, Director Compliance and Risk Management, Agropur Cooperative
Sébastien Beaulieu, Vice-President Quality, Leclerc
Other participants to come

16 hAnnouncement of Winners of the Poster Competition  
Closing Remarks, Julie Jean, AQIA president


Simultaneous interpretation will be available during the whole AQIA conference.