Registration Fees

 Up to August 25th 2019Starting August 26th 2019 
Members240 $ (275,94 $ with taxes)300 $ (344,93 $ with taxes)
Student members110 $ (126,47 $ with taxes)110 $ (126,47 $ with taxes)
Non members325 $ (373,67 $ with taxes)385 $ (442,65 $ with taxes)
Student non members 135 $ (155,22 $ with taxes)135 $ (155,22 $ with taxes)


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.

Annual membership of AQIA

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

To become a member of AQIA, click here

Program - AQIA's 10th Symposium

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

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

Return on the investment in corporate training
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

Training Assessment
Kristie Grzwinski, SQFI

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 students

10 h 25

Networking break, visit of stands and scientific posters

10 h 45

Teaching ethics to students in Food Science and Technology
Prof. Lyne Létourneau,  co-author of the book Éthique du Hamburger

11 h 15

Introduction to food safety training :
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

11 h 45

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

12 h 15   


13 h 30 

Evolution of training strategies and vision for the future
Title and speaker to confirm

14 h

Research project pitch in 300 seconds by students

14 h 10

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

15 h

Networking break, visit of stands and scientific posters

15 h 30

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

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