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    • 25 Aug 2020
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    • 23 Sep 2021
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    • CIFST Member Resumé Service
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    CIFST Members Only Resumé  Service

    Are you a professional in the sector seeking new opportunities?

    Let us help you make the connection through our NEW resumé service exclusively for CIFST members. This FREE service will enable CIFST job seekers to post their resume on our website at no charge. Similar to our job postings, a link to the resumes web page will be promoted via our weekly newsletter.

    Register for this service by clicking the REGISTER button. Your contact information should pre-populate the form.

    Get your resumé ready. It should be in PDF format and no more than 20 MB. When naming your file, please name it as follows: firstname_lastname_resume_date

    Upload your resumé and we will take care of the rest. Once posted, we will send you the link from our website.


    • 25 Aug 2020
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    • 30 Sep 2021
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    • CIFST Job Posting Service
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    CIFST Job Posting Service

    Are you a company in the food and beverage sector seeking new talent and expertise?

    Let us help you make the connection through our Job Postings web page. Members can post a 30 day ad for $70 (Non-members postings cost $390). In addition to our website, we also will be promoting via our weekly newsletter DIRECTIONS.

    Register for this service by clicking the REGISTER button. If you are a member of CIFST  your contact information should pre-populate the form.

    Get your job posting ready. It should be in PDF format and no more than 20 MB. When naming your file, please name it as follows: Companyname_Jobtitle_date

    Upload your job posting and we will take care of the rest. Once posted, we will send you the link from our website.


    • 8 Sep 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM (EDT)
    • Webinar


    Topic: Auditing/Food Safety Careers


    Event Details:

    Wednesday, September 8, 2021
    12:00 - 12:45 p.m. EST

    Our Speakers:

    Nicole Gallace, Founder & Chief Messenger - FoodGrads


    At FoodGrads, we are hands-on helping students and new graduates start their careers in the food and beverage industry. With loads of experience behind me as a food and beverage industry recruiter I know the industry is an incredible place to work and build a career. We all love food right? And let’s face it the jobs are endless – scientists, baristas, marketers, chefs, product developers, sustainable food specialists, engineers, communicators, production leads—there are purposeful, meaningful career options—and we help connect people to them!

    FoodGrads is dedicated to attracting and supporting people as they start their career in food service and food processing, through our interactive platform and valued partnerships.

    Victor Muliyil, Founder/Technical Director, Risk Optimization Resource Centre


    Victor Muliyil is dedicated to using over 35 years of global lead training, auditing and technical management experience to refocus the food industry on true business risk management. Victor is the creator of the revolutionary, learner and tool kit based Risk Optimization approach to product safety training, system design and auditing. Prior to founding the RORC, Victor served for over 25 years in Food, Animal Food, Logistics and Cannabis Program Technical Management for SGS North America and he is a former lead trainer and lead auditor for FSSC 22000, BRC and SQF. Victor also has considerable industry experience as a technical manager in the food and biomedical sectors. Victor holds degrees in biochemistry and microbiology, as well as certification in HACCP, retorting, canning and low acid thermal processing


    • 22 Sep 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM (EDT)
    • Webinar


    Topic: Ask Me Anything

    Event Details:

    Wednesday, September 22, 2021
    12:00 - 12:45 p.m. EST

    Our Speaker:

    Dana McCauly, Director, New Venture Creation, Research Innovation Office, University of Guelph


    • 23 Sep 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)
    • 2692 Route Harwood, Vaudreuil Dorion QC J7V 8P2
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    Cocktail Dînatoire au Vignoble Côte Vaudreuil

    Retrouvez-nous pour une soirée extérieure de dégustation de vin du vignoble accompagné d’hors d’œuvres. Divertissements et exposition de sculptures d’artistes locaux sur place. L’événement parfait pour socialiser avec les gens de l’industrie alimentaire!

    Détails de l'évènement :
    23 septembre 2021  / 17 à 21h

    frais d'inscription :

    • Membres - 125$
    • Non-membres - 150$
    • Billets de groupe réservés aux membres - 1 000 $ pour 10
    Avis aux intéressés Commandites disponibles, pour plus de détails cliquer sur ce lien »

    https://www.cotedevaudreuil.com/home

    Dinner Cocktail at Vignoble Côte de Vaudreuil

    Enjoy a wine tasting from the vineyard with gourmet “hors d'oeuvres”. The perfect event to socialize with people from the industry. Visit the vineyard and artistic exhibition on site.

    Event Details:
    September 23, 2021 / 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.

    Registration Fees:

    • Members - $125
    • Non-members   - $150
    • Members only Group Tickets  - $1,000 for 10
    For those interested in becoming a sponsor, we have sponsorships available. For more details click on this link

    https://www.cotedevaudreuil.com/home

    • 20 Oct 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM (EDT)
    • Webinar


    Topic: Biodiversity


    Event Details:

    Wednesday, October 20, 2021
    12:00 - 12:45 p.m. EST

    Our Speaker:

    Dr. Axel Diederichsen, Research Scientist, Curator, Plant Gene Resources of Canada (PGRC)



    • 27 Oct 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual
    • 2000

    SAVE THE DATE

    CIFST ALT is a brand-new event that will focus on alternative food products, alternative technologies and innovative alternatives to how the food industry produces and distributes products to end users.

    Participants will be encouraged to explore the emerging technologies, practices and approaches in the Alt space.

    CIFST ALT is meant to be cutting edge, eye-opening and mind-blowing.

    Draft Agenda

    1:00 p.m.               Opening Remarks
    1:15 - 2:00 p.m.    Supplier Solutions Session
    3 – 15-minute concurrent session with a series of supplier partners

    • Session #1 – Choose from one of 5 Suppliers
    • Session #2 – Choose from one of 5 Suppliers
    • Session #3 – Choose from one of 5 Suppliers

    2:00 – 2:30 p.m.    Networking Rounds
    2:30 – 3:15 p.m.    Panel Presentation
    3:15 – 4:00 p.m.    Supplier Solutions Session (Repeat)
    3 – 15-minute concurrent sessions with a series of supplier partners

    • Session #1 – Choose from one of 5 Suppliers
    • Session #2 – Choose from one of 5 Suppliers
    • Session #3 – Choose from one of 5 Suppliers

    4:00 – 5:00 p.m.    Keynote Speaker & Closing Remarks

    • 1 Jun 2022
    • 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • 3 Jun 2022
    • 1:30 PM (EDT)
    • University of Guelph

    SAVE THE DATE

    CIFST Canadian Food Summit
    June 1 - 3, 2022
    University of Guelph

    Schedule at a Glance

    Wednesday, June 1, 2022
    12:00 p.m. - Registration Opens
    1:00 - 4:30 p.m. - Presentations
    6:00 p.m. - Reception and  Awards Dinner

    Thursday, June 2, 2022
    7:00 a.m. - Registration Opens
    7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Table Top Exhibits / Poster Exhibits
    8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon - Presentations
    12:00 - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch
    1:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Presentations
    4:30 p.m. - Annual General Meeting
    6:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Evening Activities

    Friday, June 3, 2022
    7:00 a.m. - Registration Opens
    7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Table Top Exhibits / Poster Exhibits
    8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon - Presentations
    12:00 - 1:00 p.m. - Closing Keynote


    Watch this space for more info

Past events

22 Jun 2021 CIFST Alberta Section Annual General Meeting
22 Jun 2021 CIFST Annual General Meeting
9 Jun 2021 CIFST Webinar: Deep Health Driving Food Choices
26 May 2021 CIFST Webinar: Building a Competitive Production Systems in Ontario's Agrifoods Sector: Accelerating the Adoption of Automation and Robotics Technology
13 May 2021 CIFST Manitoba Virtual Annual General Meeting 2021
12 May 2021 CIFST Webinar: Pushing the potential of food entrepreneurs
5 May 2021 BCFT Resume Tips Event
28 Apr 2021 CIFST Webinar: Applied Culinary Research in Action – Great Ideas Start in the Kitchen
14 Apr 2021 CIFST Webinar: Real innovation - starting right, restarting right
31 Mar 2021 CIFST Webinar: Canadian consumer opinions regarding food purchase decisions
25 Mar 2021 CIFST Manitoba Presents a Technical Seminar
19 Mar 2021 CIFST Student Meet & Greet
17 Mar 2021 CIFST Webinar: Food Processing Skills Canada’s 2020 Labour Market Information Survey Report Findings
3 Mar 2021 CIFST Webinar: Food Ecosystems: the good, the bad and the ugly
24 Feb 2021 2021 BCFT Virtual Suppliers Night - Seminars C & D
17 Feb 2021 CIFST Manitoba Student Career Night
17 Feb 2021 2021 BCFT Virtual Suppliers Night - Seminars A & B
17 Feb 2021 CIFST Webinar: Adaptation and Rapid Response in food processing: From pivoting to committing, e-commerce in the time of COVID and beyond
3 Feb 2021 CIFST Webinar: Supply chains and food CPG - Readiness for a post-pandemic future
21 Jan 2021 Shrugging Doctor - The Virtual Tour
21 Jan 2021 CIFST Annual General Meeting
17 Dec 2020 2020 BCFT Holiday Social DIY Mask Event
10 Dec 2020 1st Annual Canadian Market Insights & Buyers' Conference
26 Nov 2020 Hot' Topic: Tasty Heat's
15 Oct 2020 Manitoba Mixer 2020
29 Sep 2020 BCFT Annual General Meeting
29 Jul 2020 Webinar - A Bonfire Chat with Rickey Yada
22 Jul 2020 Webinar - What Happens to Trends When the World Changes?
8 Jul 2020 Webinar - Entering the Job Market as a New Food Scientist
24 Jun 2020 Webinar - An Hour with Simon Somogyi
17 Jun 2020 Webinar - An Hour with Brad McKay
10 Jun 2020 Crisis Marketing: Learn How to Rapidly Generate New Customers and Revenue Taken by Covid-19
3 Jun 2020 Webinar - An Hour with Glenn Fraser and Yohaan Thommy
3 Jun 2020 2020 Canadian Food Summit - CIFST National Conference - POSTPONED
27 May 2020 Webinar - An Hour with Deanna Zenger
20 May 2020 CIFST Manitoba - Annual General Meeting
20 May 2020 Webinar - An Hour with Lawrence Goodridge
13 May 2020 Webinar - An Hour with Dana McCauley
6 May 2020 Webinar - An Hour with Dr. Sylvain Charlebois- SOLD OUT
29 Apr 2020 Webinar - An Hour with Cher Mereweather & Jon Duschinsky
22 Apr 2020 Webinar - An Hour with Warren Weeks
8 Apr 2020 Webinar - Leading in Uncertain Times
26 Feb 2020 BCFT Suppliers' Night - British Columbia
18 Feb 2020 Student Career Night 2020 - Manitoba
6 Feb 2020 Food Seminar: Using sanitation to help manage food safety risks
23 Jan 2020 Nutrition and Food Services Industry Night- University of Alberta
16 Jan 2020 Food Seminar - Manitoba Section
15 Jan 2020 BCFT Speakers' Night 2020- Sustainability in Food Production
15 Jan 2020 WEBINAR - AI’s competitive advantage in the Food Industry (REGISTRATION CLOSED)
21 Dec 2019 Volunteer for the Holidays 2019! - Manitoba
19 Dec 2019 2019 BCFT Winter Social & Polar Mug Workshop
27 Nov 2019 Soirées vins & fromages / Wine & Cheese Party - Quebec
26 Nov 2019 WEBINAR - Safe Food for Canadians Regulations
20 Nov 2019 Soirées vins & fromages / Wine & Cheese Party - Quebec
15 Nov 2019 Commercial Dairy Plant Tour
12 Nov 2019 Information Session on Intellectual Property
12 Nov 2019 31st Annual Suppliers' Tabletop Exhibition
1 Oct 2019 Supplier Expo - Manitoba
1 Oct 2019 A Practical Approach: Cannabis Edibles and Safe Foods for Canadians - Regulations Symposium
24 Sep 2019 46th Annual Golf Tournament & Dinner
19 Sep 2019 WEBINAR - Future Skills for Food Processing
9 Sep 2019 Tournoi de golf / Golf Tournament - Quebec
22 May 2019 2019 Canadian Food Summit - CIFST National Conference
26 Apr 2019 Cannabis Edibles: Enabling Innovation for Successful Commercialization - CIFST Ontario Spring Technical Session
25 Apr 2019 Salon des fournisseurs/Suppliers' Show - ICSTA QC
4 Apr 2019 Spring Into Summer Wine & Dine
3 Apr 2019 WEBINAR - Market Insights & Global Food Trends
27 Feb 2019 BCFT Suppliers' Night - British Columbia
12 Feb 2019 VDS Laboratory Tour - Manitoba
30 Jan 2019 Student Career Night - Manitoba
30 Jan 2019 WEBINAR - Future of Plant Proteins: Utilization in Food and Beyond
15 Dec 2018 Volunteer for the Holidays! - Manitoba
13 Dec 2018 BCFT Holiday Paint and Sip - British Columbia
21 Nov 2018 Soirées vins & fromages / Wine & Cheese Party - Quebec
20 Nov 2018 The Manitoba Mixer - Manitoba
13 Nov 2018 Soirées vins & fromages / Wine & Cheese Party - Quebec
6 Nov 2018 30th Annual Suppliers' Night - Ontario
26 Sep 2018 BCFT Annual General Meeting
26 Sep 2018 Advancements in Plant Proteins - Saskatchewan
12 Sep 2018 45th Annual Golf Tournament - Ontario
10 Sep 2018 Tournoi de golf / Golf Tournament - Quebec
16 Jul 2018 IFT18 - Canadian Breakfast
28 Jun 2018 Technical Seminar - Molecular Gastronomy
27 May 2018 2018 National Conference
10 May 2018 CIFST Atlantic Supplier Showcase
26 Apr 2018 CIFST Ontario Spring Technical Session
12 Apr 2018 Salon des fournisseurs de la Section Québec de l’ICST
5 Apr 2018 CIFST Ontario Section Wine & Food Celebration
28 Mar 2018 Roundtable Networking Event
14 Mar 2018 CIFST Saskatchewan Student Event
10 Mar 2018 Tour of Farm & Food Discovery Centre
28 Feb 2018 BCFT Suppliers' Night
23 Feb 2018 CIFST Manitoba Food Safety Training Workshop
6 Feb 2018 BCFT Speakers' Night
23 Jan 2018 Student Career Night
20 Dec 2017 BCFT New Professionals and Student Event
16 Dec 2017 CIFST Manitoba Chapter
12 Dec 2017 BCFT Winter Social Event
7 Dec 2017 CIFST Saskatchewan Section Networking Night


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