Food & Drink Special Interest Group
A community for process professionals

Events 2017

Date: 12 January 2017
Location: Webinar
Description: An overview of the manufacture of pharmaceutical solid dosage forms which is covered by 2 separate webinars. This 60 minute webinar is free-of-charge and open to all.
Date: 23 February 2017
Location: Webinar
Description: The webinar will focus on the advantages and disadvantages of using peer assessment (PA) as a formative and summative tool. The first part of the webinar will address the peer marking of individual homework tasks while the second part will discuss the use of PA tools to split laboratory group report grades into individual weighted grades.
Date: 14 March 2017
Location: England
Description: A one day event focussing on discussing technical and political issues facing the FMCG (fast-moving consumer goods) world. There will be two keynote speakers, two poster presentation sessions and several other oral presentations.
Date: 17 March 2017
Location: Webinar
Description: SigmaPipe is a free, easy-to-use Windows software package for all engineers. It deals with pipe flow by combining conventional (plug flow) engineering calculations with 3D object programming in a video game-like environment. It allows time-poor engineers to solve problems such as orifice critical flow, valve characteristics and flow achievable with a given pump-line combination almost effortlessly. This webinar will provide a general introduction and software demonstration for those who would like to know more.
Date: 10 April 2017
Location: Malaysia
Description: Evening meeting in Kuala Lumpur, with presentation by U.R.Unnithan (SUMWIN GROUP), jointly organised by IChemE's Palm Oil Processing Special Interest Group and Biochemical Engineering Special Interest Group.
Date: 25 April 2017
Location: Webinar
Description: A webinar from the Food & Drink Special Interest Group aimed at individuals working in the food and drink industry preparing for chartership.
Date: 07 June 2017
Location: Online
Description: You are invited to the Food & Drink Special Interest Group's AGM being held online.
Date: 09 June 2017
Location: Webinar
Description: Sinner's Circle is widely quoted in the cleaning-in-place literature, stating that Temperature, Time, Mechanical Action (Flow) and Chemistry all play a role in determining the effectiveness of a cleaning programme. This technical webinar will explain the chemical engineering and fluid mechanics principles involved in applying Sinner's Circle to a CIP operation, using the example of cleaning tanks by impinging liquid jets as an example.
Date: 20 June 2017
Location: Webinar
Description: PID loops are a fundamental automation layer of almost all types of industrial production facilities. These PID loops need to be well-tuned so that they can operate optimally, especially in scenarios where several of these PID loops interact with each other.
Date: 10 July 2017
Location: Malaysia
Description: Evening meeting in Kuala Lumpur, with presentation by Professor Dr Robiah Yunus (Universiti Putra Malaysia), organised by IChemE's Palm Oil Processing Special Interest Group.
Date: 18 September 2017
Location: Malaysia
Description: Evening meeting in Kuala Lumpur, with presentation by KS Qua (ASEAN Oleochemical Manufacturers Group), organised by IChemE's Palm Oil Processing and Biochemical Special Interest Group.
Date: 11 October 2017
Location: Webinar
Description: This webinar is aimed to engineers and other professionals working in the food industry, including agriculture, factory and distribution. As different methodologies will be explained, professionals from other fields might be also interested to learn more about LCA and other tools and guidelines to assess sustainability aspects.
Date: 17 October 2017
Location: Webinar
Description: This webinar will give an overview of pertinent sustainability issues in food supply chains, considering different stages in the life cycle of food production and consumption in the context of the food-water-energy nexus. These include: i) agriculture; ii) processing and packaging; iii) distribution, storage and retail; and iv) food consumption.

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