About this event

Welcome to the SASDT annual symposium! Join us as we delve into the theme "Dairy Boundless Potential," in collaboration with the International Dairy Federation. Our event brings together top international speakers to share insights and best practices, advancing the South African dairy industry. Don't miss this opportunity for innovation and collaboration!


All leaders, product developers, and producers in the dairy industry.


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The symposium on May 16th will provide you with a unique opportunity to gain firsthand experience from IDF standing committee members and expert presentations from international speakers. You'll have the chance to delve into key issues facing the dairy industry and engage in insightful discussions that shape the future of our sector.

Introducing the International Dairy Federation

IDF is the leading source of scientific and technical expertise for all stakeholders of the dairy chain. Since 1903, IDF's network of dairy experts has provided a mechanism for the dairy sector to reach global consensus on how to help feed the world with safe and sustainable dairy products.

For more information about the International Dairy Federation, please click here: https://fil-idf.org/about-us/


10th Floor - https://10thfloor.co.za/
222A Thys St,
De Beers,
South Africa

Invitation to SASDT IDF DAY Symposium:
Dairy’s Boundless Potential: Advancing science and technology through the International Dairy Federation

As a valued member of the South African Society for Dairy Technology (SASDT), we extend a special invitation to you for our upcoming symposium on May 16th 2024. This event promises an enriching experience, featuring presentations and insights from esteemed experts, including members of the International Dairy Federation (IDF).

The IDF stands as the singular organization representing the entire dairy value chain on a global scale. Through their network of dairy experts, the IDF provides invaluable science-based evidence and guidance for standard and regulation setting. Moreover, they serve as the global voice of the dairy industry, advocating for crucial policies and practices that ensure the safe and sustainable production of dairy products worldwide.

Recognized internationally for their authority in developing science-based standards for the dairy sector, the IDF plays a vital role in shaping the future of dairy production and consumption.

As an industry body, the SASDT also holds a significant responsibility in ensuring its members are well-informed about the IDF and equipped with the knowledge needed to access the right policies, standards, and practices for a sustainable dairy sector.


Registration Costs
Early Bird      
Members R1550.00 p/p
Non-Members R1850.00 p/p
Students (full-time) R980.00 p/p


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