Food and Drink

Virtual Conference: Responsible Production

Virtual Conference: Responsible Production
  • Date From 2nd March 2022
  • Date To 2nd March 2022
  • Price Free of charge, open to all.
  • Location Online: 08:00 GMT. Duration: 3 hours.


Responsible production continues to be of grave importance; the Food and Drink Special Interest Group will focus a half day centenary event showcasing some of the recent advancements in this area.

The conference has six talks from speakers from both industry and academic with a variety of backgrounds. Topics include computational modelling to further offline understanding before doing economically and environmentally costly trials, the application of chemical engineering principles to domestic cooling challenges and a recent innovation that uses pulp instead of plastic or glass with similar barrier properties.             

This webinar is aimed at all members of the Food and Drink Special Interest Group and those with an interest in hearing examples of how the food and drink industry is working towards more responsible production practices.


Throughout the conference there are several speakers from around the Globe:

  • Digital Twins Energy Project, Dr Tim Walmsley, University of Waikato
  • CFD Modelling in Spray Drying of Foods, Dr Meng Wai Woo, Auckland and Monash University
  • MVR evaporation and energy efficiency gains in the Dairy Industry, Dr Lana Kong, University of Waikato
  • Break
  • Using CFD to modelling chocolate shell forming, Edward Throp, Mondelez International
  • Refrigeration/cooling in domestic and industrial applications, Dr Xinfang Wang, The University of Birmingham
  • New packaging technology for renewable packaging, Dr Scott Winston, PulpEx


View all speaker biographies and abstracts >>

The material presented in this webinar has not been peer-reviewed. Any opinions are the presenters' own and do not necessarily represent those of IChemE or the Food and Drink Special Interest Group. The information is given in good faith but without any liability on the part of IChemE.


08:00–11:00 GMT.


The presentation will be delivered via Microsoft Teams. We recommend downloading the app from the Microsoft website, rather than using the web portal.

You are advised to join the webinar at least ten minutes before the scheduled start time, to allow for your computer to connect.

Webinar archive

This webinar is free of charge and open to all to attend, but if you wish to access the slides and a recording to replay on demand then you will need to be a member of the Food and Drink Special Interest Group.

ChemEng Evolution

This event is run in conjunction with IChemE’s centenary activities. For more information, resources and events of this nature, please visit the ChemEng Evolution website.

Member-exclusive content

Become an IChemE member to enjoy full access to this content and a range of other membership benefits. If you are already a member, please log in.

Back to events