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Blockchain and other emerging approaches supporting food safety and risk management systems

Blockchain and other emerging approaches supporting food safety and risk management systems

Seminar: Tuesday 31 March 2020
Campden BRI, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, GL55 6LD, UK



Members of Campden BRI: £299 + VAT
Non–members: £399 + VAT

Group discounts available on request. Contact Sian Twinning



Summary

Blockchain and Bowtie are currently popular ‘buzzwords’ in the food industry. But what exactly are they? How do they support food safety and risk management systems? And what other emerging approaches are there?


To help you answer these questions, we’ve put together a workshop with experts on blockchain and Bowtie Food Safety and supply chain control systems to provide you with:


Keynote speakers include James Flynn, founder of Global Food Blockchain Initiative, Alistair Cowin of CGE Risk and Stephen Whyte of QADEX (industry leaders in digitisation of supply chain control systems).



Why focus on blockchain?

Food safety management systems have evolved in recent years. They originally started as discrete studies, such as HACCP evaluations, but have since developed into a more holistic approach. These systems are now based on the consideration of risks arising from threats, vulnerabilities, hazards (in a HACCP context) and mitigation through the identification of effective controls implemented through in-process management systems. A key challenge is the communication of this holistic picture, which is where ‘bowtie’ comes in. Bowtie is one such approach that allows visualisation of risks associated with a manufacturing operation – communicated in a simple diagram that resembles a bowtie.


Our speakers will help you understand blockchain and other emerging approaches supporting food safety and risk management systems.



Who should attend?

The workshop is most suited to technical and quality managers in the food industry, and those who manage food safety, quality, authenticity and risk in the food supply chain including growers, manufacturers and retailers.


Event director: Richard Leathers

Please note that copies of the presentations will not be available on the day but will be emailed within a few days of the event as an electronic download in PDF format.


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