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 Up to August 25th 2019Starting August 26th 2019 
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Non members325 $ (373,67 $ with taxes)385 $ (442,65 $ with taxes)
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Simultaneous interpretation will be available during the whole AQIA conference.


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Refund Policy

If a registrant is unable to attend the event, it may substitute someone else from the same organization by arrangement with the AQIA administration.

Registrations cancelled before August 26th 2019 are 100% refundable. No refunds will be made past this date.

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

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Program - AQIA's 10th Symposium

Food Safety and Quality Training: Challenges and Novel Approaches to Mobilize and Optimize Skills

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Wednesday, September 18
10 h

Meeting of the AQIA Development Committee; Room 1316, Pavillon Paul-Comtois - Welcome to all those interested in getting involved in the association!

13 h

Visit of the Pilot Laboratory at the Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences, Pavillon Paul-Comtois, Université Laval
Tasting of food produced by students involved in La fromagerie du Campus, la BoULangerie du Comtois, charcuterie and beer production (Brassta)

15 h 

AQIA's General Annual Meeting

16 h 30

Title to come
Ruth Petran, VP RD&E, Food Safety and Public Health, Ecolab, IAFP Secretary, USA

17 h 15

Networking Cocktail Party - Celebration of the 10th AQIA annual meeting

Thursday September 19
7 h 30

Welcome and registration

8 h 30

Welcome remarks, Sylvie Turgeon, Head of INAF and Julie Jean, AQIA president

8 h 45

Improve Your Training Game to Gain Employee Engagement
Jennifer McCreary, Technicalmanager,Training& Education Services, Food Division, NSF International

9 h 30

The power of game: the use of media to educate
Barbara Chamberlin - Learning Games Lab, Media Productions, New Mexico State University

10 h 15

Research project pitch in 300 seconds by Zeyan Ahong, McGill University and Soufiane Telhig, Univrersité Laval

10 h 30

Networking break, visit of stands and scientific posters

11 h

Innovative Strategies in Education Pedagogy –
Sébastien Bédard, Assistant Director, Training Digital Environment, BSE, Université Laval

11 h 30

Menu-du-Jour: Raw Chicken Tartare? – Reflection on Professional Ethics -
Lyne Létourneau, prof., Université Laval, co-author of Éthiquedu Hamburger

12 h


11 h 45

Custom quality and food safety programs in the food processing sector
Moderated by the journalist, Ariane Krol

12 h 15   

 Lunch, Networking, Visit of Stands and Poster Session

13 h 30 

Research Project Pitch in 300 Seconds by Graduate Students

13 h 45

Quality and Food Safety Training in Quebec High School, College and University:
CSMOTA: Lise Perron, General Manager
Institut de technologie agroalimentaire (ITA) (speaker to confirm)
Université Laval: Julie Jean, head of the Food Science and Technology undergraduate program, Université Laval
Institut de Tourisme et d'Hôtellerie du Québec (speaker to confirm)

14 h 15

Round Table - Quality and food safety training strategies in the catering sector
Moderated by Ariane Krol

  • Olymel, Sylvain Fournaise, V-P Food Safety and Technical Services
  • Leclerc, Sébastien Beaulieu, V-P Food Safety
  • The Cage - Cynthia Jodoin, V-P Human Resources 
  • Newrest - Arouna Wabi, Quality General Manager
  • Yuzu sushi - Yannick Comeau, Corporate Chef
15 h 15

Networking break, visit of stands and scientific posters

15 h 45

New educational approaches in training - Bureau de soutien à l'enseignement, Université Laval 
Speaker to confirm

16 h 15Poster and oral presentation awards ceremony and final remarks
Julie Jean, AQIA president