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BCFT Upcoming Events

This page contains currently planned BCFT meetings and events of interest organized by allied organizations.

BCFT Beekeeping Workshop and Networking Event

Event BCFT Beekeeping Workshop and Networking Event
Organizer BC Food Technologists
Date Wednesday, October 25, 2017
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Location Food Technology Processing Plant. SW1 1225.
3700 Willingdon Ave
Burnaby, BC V5G 3H2
Description Have you ever wondered how honey was made or even considered making honey yourself? On Wednesday October 25th BCFT will be holding a Beekeeping workshop where two speakers from two different sides of the beekeeping industry will speak about honey. First off Casey of Casey Bee Honey will discuss bee biology, both small scale and commercial scale operations. Next, Dr. Michael Chan, Researcher at BCIT’s Natural Health and Food Products Research group will provide a basic overview of some of the most common methods of adulteration and some methods to detect them. This will be followed by a honey extraction demonstration and taste comparisons between different types of honey.
This event will also include dinner, light refreshments and networking opportunities with other members of the food industry.
Fee Information $15 BCFT Student
$20 BCFT Member
$25 Non-BCF Student
$35 Non BCFT Member
Registration Click here to register.

Suppliers' Night

Event Suppliers' Night
Organizer BC Food Technologists
Date Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Location Delta Burnaby Hotel and Conference Centre
4331 Dominion Street
Burnaby BC
Description BCFT Suppliers' Night is a much-anticipated yearly event in which industry suppliers come together with R&D technologists, food scientists, purchasers and senior management from leading food and beverage companies in BC. Organized as an expo, Suppliers' Night is perfect for networking and learning about new and existing ingredients and equipment. Affordable and casual, this event is an excellent opportunity for Food Science students looking to connect with industry professionals.
Exhibitor Information Exhibitor registration details can be found here.
Attendee Ticket
$7.50 Online or ticket at the door (online registration for attendee will be open in November)