International Seminar

The Association of Meat Inspectors Trust

58th Annual Seminar

September 8th to September 10th 2023

Your Seminar Your Subject Your Interest

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

DAERA Operational Update – Philip Kennedy, Veterinary Officer, Northern Ireland

Saturday September 10th

Morning Session 09.30am Chaired by Peter Watson

Science and Evidence – Professor Rick Mumford, Head of Science and Evidence Food Standards Agency

NFCU Food Standards Agency – Neil Castle    Update on Food Crime in England and Wales

Morning Coffee

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

Tea Break

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

This event does count towards individuals Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours. The seminar certificate will be available to those who attend the event at the conclusion of the final session.