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Dairy Expo

Dairy Expo

04/10/23 - 05/10/23

The new event targets the ENTIRE dairy processing & manufacturing industry and provides a powerful platform for meeting new customers and strengt...

SDT 80th Anniversary Conference: Digitalisation of Processing in the Dairy Industry

SDT 80th Anniversary Conference: Digitalisation of Processing in the Dairy Industry

22/11/23 - 24/11/23

Our Autumn Conference, in our 80th year, will focus on digitalisation through the dairy processing supply chain. SNew smart dairy factories wi...

SDT Summer Symposium and Annual Dinner

SDT Summer Symposium and Annual Dinner

26/06/24 - 26/06/24

SDT Summer Symposium and Annual Dinner at Staffordshire County Showground

Nordic Dairy Congress 2025

Nordic Dairy Congress 2025

18/05/25 - 20/05/25

The next Nordic Dairy Congress will now take place in 2025 in Iceland. Click the links below to find out more about this event and to book your p...

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Dairy Expo Harrogate 3-5th October 2023

The Dairy expo in Harrogate on 4-5th October 2023 is the exciting new event in the calendar for the dairy processing industry. This new event targets the ENTIRE dairy processing and manufacturing industry and provides a powerful platform for meeting new customers and strengthening relationships with current clients. Attendees will experience the latest in dairy innovations and equipment brought to them by the exhibitors. What to expect: An exciting programme of presentations from all sectors of dairy processing Free-to-attend sessions on the exhibition floor Organised by the leading industry journal Dairy Industries International, responding to demand for an event specifically targeting the industry From pasteurisers, tanks and silos to cheese cultures, fruit flavourings and emulsifiers, through to packaging, quality control, testing, metal detectors, logistics – the entire dairy processing chain will be represented. Information for exhibitors can be found here. To attend the event as a visitor please click this link to register.

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Scotland Regional Event (2nd November 2023)

Chris Hay (SDT Scotland Regional Chairman) along with Rachel Mirfattahi from the IFST invite you to a joint event on 2nd November at the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS). During the afternoon you will be treated to a tour of the NMIS very impressive site and a talk will be given on Industry 4.0, the latest wave of innovation in manufacturing, where digital technologies enable smarter and more efficient production. The event will conclude with an optional dinner at a nearby restaurant. The event is open to both members and non members and is free to attend, although diners will pay for their own meal. Full information about the event can be accessed here.

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Call for Abstracts

The organising committee of the SDT 80th Anniversary Conference at UCC in November would like to invite submission of abstracts for this conference. Submissions are invited from all students, research staff, principal investigators and industry personnel involved in dairy technology. Abstracts should be submitted to Prof. Seamus O'Mahony, university College Cork, at sa.omahony@ucc.ie by 5pm on Friday 6th October 2023.    Full details of the abstract development, submission and review process are contained in a document that can be accessed here.    As a reminder the conference programme can be found on our website here. 

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