National Motorcycle Museum
Coventry Road
B92 0EJ

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  • HABC Centres
    £130.00 + VAT
  • Standard Price
    £200.00 + VAT

This event is fully booked.

Date: Tuesday 9th June 2020 (09/06/2020)
Time: 09:30am-16:00pm

Building Trust in Food Supply Chains - 9 June 2020 - National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham.


‘Building Trust in Food Supply Chains’ is the must-attend food safety conference of 2020, bringing together some of the world’s leading food safety organisations and speakers.

The conference is aimed at anyone working in the food retail, food manufacturing or food service sectors, as well as tutors and environmental health practitioners. Key topics presented by our panel of globally renowned speakers will include: 


• how blockchain technology can build trust in food safety

• the emerging risks and threats to food authenticity 

• food defence planning

• building confidence in allergen management

• FSA regulation updates


Speakers include:

DR LISA ACKERLEY, Strategic Food Safety Advisor, Public Health Company Ltd and Chair of the RSPH Food Special Interest Group

STERLING CREW, Chair of The Food Authenticity Network Advisory Board

BARBARA HIRST, Consultant, Food Safety and Quality at Reading Scientific Services Ltd (RSSL)

MICHAEL JACKSON, Deputy Director - Head of Regulatory Compliance Division, Regulatory Compliance, People and NI Directorate at Food Standards Agency

RICHARD SPRENGER, Chairman, Highfield Qualifications

JAMES STEWART, Chief Technology Officer, Consumer Industry at IBM

DENIS TREACY, Chief Technical Officer, Culture Compass Ltd


Registration with refreshments will take place from 08:30 with the conference starting promptly at 09:30. We estimate a finish time of approximately 16:00. Lunch and refreshments will be provided during the day.


This conference entitles you to a certificate worth 6 CPD points.


Take advantage of our early bird offer and save £55 on the price of your delegate ticket! Early bird offer ends 31 March:

• centres - £130 + VAT (standard price £185 + VAT from 1 April)

• non-centres - £200 + VAT (standard price £255 + VAT from 1 April)


Exhibiting at Highfield’s ‘Building Trust in Food Supply Chains’ conference is your chance to showcase your products and services to a highly influential and exclusive audience of professionals working in the food safety industry.


The space-only exhibitor package includes:

• entry to the conference, including refreshments and lunch for up to 2 stand representatives

• trestle table, tablecloth, 2 chairs, 3-amp power point socket and 10mbps Wi-Fi connection

• option to submit a promotional flyer into the delegate packs (maximum size A4)

• 100-word entry with your company’s logo in the conference brochure


The conference brochure is our guide to delegates on the day and will include the full conference agenda, speakers’ biographies, exhibitors’ profiles and much more.


Take advantage of our early bird offer and save £150 on the price of your exhibitor stand! 


• Early bird exhibitor package - £600 + VAT (ends 31 March)

• Standard rate exhibitor package - £750 + VAT (from 1 April)


For more information or to book your exhibitor stand, go to

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This is a chargeable event.


It is an absolute pleasure to run events for our customers and there is nothing we like more than to meet up with you on these days. However, we need to maximise attendance and therefore have to charge for late cancellation and non-attendance. 


 Our cancellation policy is as follows:  


1. Please send cancellation details to We request that delegates inform us of cancellations as soon as possible so that we can attempt to reallocate the place to a person on our waiting list.  

2. If you notify us of your cancellation more than 2 weeks prior to the event then we will provide a full refund or transfer your booking to an alternative Highfield event.  

3. If you notify us of your cancellation less than 2 weeks prior to the event then the full cost will be payable.  

4. Where you have booked a place at an event and do not attend then the full event cost will be payable.