The Government Chemist Conference will take place on 20-21 June 2023 at the Royal Society of Chemistry, London as an in-person event. Remote attendance will be possible for those that cannot attend in person.
The backdrop for the conference is how current geo-political, environmental and economic conditions are creating escalating challenges for global food security. During the event, speakers will provide industrial, regulatory and academic perspectives on the current position and discuss how scientific and technological approaches can underpin effective solutions to these challenges.
Julian Braybrook, Government Chemist will host the conference. The conference keynote lecture for Day 1 (20 June) will be given by Henry Dimbleby, Lead non-executive board member, Defra, and Lead author of the National Food Strategy.
Guy Poppy, Deputy Executive Chair of BBSRC, will open Day 2 (21 June) of the conference with a keynote lecture.
The event includes a deep-dive session on food crime jointly organised by the National Food Crime Unit and the Scottish Food Crime and Incidents Unit.
Date: 20-21 June 2023
Venue: Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Picadilly, London W1J 0BA
Cost (Prices exclude VAT):
- In person event: £150/day
- Conference dinner: £70
- Online event £100/day