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Below are the details for this year’s seminar at Harper Adams University, from Friday September 8th to Sunday September 10th. If you would like to attend, please contact our seminar organiser Stephen Holden by email. His email address is here.
The Association of Meat Inspectors Trust are pleased to announce that this year we will be returning to Harper Adams University for our 58th Annual Seminar. The event will be held from Friday September 8th to Sunday September 10th, 2023.
The following is a list of speakers. However, this is subject to change and is not necessarily the final order of presentations.
Meat Inspection – The Guardians Behind the Scenes.
Friday September 8th
Official opening by the President of the Association of Meat Inspectors, Archie Anderson at 5pm.
Evening Session 7pm Chaired by Darren Pickering
Presentation of the Trainee Meat Hygiene Inspector of the Year 2022
Food Standards Agency Operational update – Emily Miles, Chief Executive Officer
Food Standards Agency Operational updates – Junior Johnston Director of Operations
Food Standards Scotland Operational Update – Geoff Ogle / Julie Hesketh-Laird
DAERA Operational Update – Dr Robert Huey, Chief Veterinary Officer for Northern Ireland
Saturday September 10th
Morning Session 09.30am Chaired by Peter Watson
Science and Evidence – Rick Mumford, Head of Science and Evidence Food Standards Agency
NFCU Food Standards Agency – Neil Castle Update on Food Crime in England and Wales
Twenty Questions on Meat Inspection – Ian Robinson RMHI AMI Trustee
Bristol University Teaching Parasitology – Development of Interactive Systems – Dr Andy Grist
Lunch 12.30 to 2pm
Afternoon Session 2pm Chaired by Dave Clapham
Meat Inspection in UAE – Matin Whelan
FSA Competency Framework – Jane Clark and Karen McCloskey
Northen Ireland Meat Exporter Association on Brexit issues – Daryl McLaughlin
Meeting legislation and good Practices for humane slaughter in Aquaculture – Humane Slaughter Association. Jade Spence
UNISON Meeting 5pm