ChemLinked Food Regulatory Conference – Oceania 2018
  • CLFRC – Oceania 2018
  • Agenda
  • About the Speaker
  • Venue
  • Attendee List
  • Registration
  • Co-organizers
  • Sponsor & Media Partners
  • Contact
The ChemLinked Food Regulatory Conference – Oceania 2018 (CLFRC – Oceania 2018) will take place this November. It is ChemLinked’s first offline event in Australia, where we will bring together industry professionals and local practitioners to discuss China Food Regulations. It’s also where you’ll find the best answers to your regulatory questions, along with effective strategies to successfully enter the China market.
Date: Tuesday, 20th November, 2018
Time: 8.30am – 6.00pm. (Registration & Networking starting at 8.00am)
Venue: Marriott Hotel, Melbourne, Australia 3000
What to expect?
This one-day conference provides an opportunity to focus on China food regulatory requirements and the latest trends. What should you expect?
Eight powerful theme speeches on the most concerned issues and pivotal regulatory topics;
Q&A sessions and one-on-one consultations with our experienced experts, opportunity to share your experiences and find solutions to challenges;
Networking opportunities with representatives from the regulatory and food industry during the evening drinks reception.
Who should attend?
You will specially benefit from this conference if your business is aligned with the following:
  • Food Import & Export
  • Food Marketing
  • Food Safety Management & Supervision
  • Food Regulatory Affairs
  • Food Traceability
  • Food Production, Processing & Packaging
  • Compliance Management
  • Organic Farming
  • Natural & Health Foods
  • Dairy Products & Infant Formula
  • Food Contact Materials
  • Government Food Regulatory & Policy Making
  • Cross-border E-commerce
The Full Programme of the Conference will be available Programme
Registration will close November 5, 2018 AEST 7PM
The Full Programme of the Conference will be available Programme
Registration will close November 5, 2018 AEST 7PM
  • Yilia Ye
    Yilia is a Chemlinked editor and also an experienced food regulation analyst at REACH24H. Her broad experience in the food sector in China and knowledge in food regulations and imports has afforded her a unique insight on key areas including dairy products, infant formula and health foods. She has been involved in various industry conferences and maintains regular communications with experts from various food business giants.
  • Yuan-Zhao YU
    graduated from NCSU with a master's degree in food science and worked in food industry for 7 years. As a food regulatory specialist in REACH24H, my job is dealing with the food related consultations, providing advice and written reports to our customers. This mainly includes compliance analysis for any specific food product intended to export to China, and assistance in preparing complicated registration application documents for those special foods such as infant formula and new food additives.
  • Kathy Lou
    As a Senior Regulatory Compliance Specialist at Chemlinked, Ms.Lou has been assisting global cosmetics companies in China and providing cosmetic regulatory consulting as well as cosmetic registration services for years. During her time with Chemlinked, Kathy has also greatly expanded her connections with global regulatory experts and associations in the cosmetics industry, and has been invited to share her insights and expertise on cosmetics regulations at many national and international events.
  • Maxwell Heston
    With over 7 years in China and a Master’s in IR from Johns Hopkins using only Mandarin, Maxwell creates a bridge for his overseas clients to smoothly navigate China’s food regulatory body. Maxwell’s keen mind for both China and international business opens up the potential of China’s market for those pursuing a way in.
  • Gabbie Wang
    YAs an expert on food contact materials (FCM) regulations, Gabbie Wang has long been helping REACH24H, offering customized solutions to enterprises from Europe, U.S., China and Japan. Ms.Wang has collaborated with multiple enterprises in their efforts to complete their applications for new substances as well as to obtain their US Food Contact Notification (FCN).
  • Nina Chen
    Business director of food & cosmetic compliance team in Reach24h, food regulatory specialist, Master of food engineering. Ms. Nina Chen, with over 4 years’ experiences in food import regulatory compliance, has rich experiences in general product import, special foods registration such as infant formula registration, food supplement filing etc. Ms. Nina Chen is also the main contact with authority and external experts.
  • Andreas Klieber
    Non-executive Director, AIFST
    Andreas is the managing director for the Quality Associates group of companies and CEO of Quality Associates Training. a Quality Associates is a progressive company providing professional services in the quality and food safety sector. He has worked in the food industry and University sector for over 30 years, having held senior technical management roles with domestic and UK (Marks & Spencer) retailers. He is dedicated to helping businesses achieving excellent consumer outcomes.
  • Tom Parker
    Partner, Bastion China, Vice President of ACBC Victoria
    Tom Parker is a China specialist helping others overcome cultural and business barriers when working or dealing with China. Tom’s long term engagement with China has resulted in an impressive network and the ability to enable successful business outcomes.
    A Mandarin speaker and cross-cultural facilitator, Tom has worked in numerous China-focused program roles, including; The Asialink Centre, Austrade (Beijing), and as writer and reporter for the ABC in both China and Australia for Radio National’s Asia Pacific program. Tom has managed projects and facilitated business and government partnerships in China for the City of Melbourne, NSW and Victorian State Governments.
  • Emma Burchell
    The Director of Operations at Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA)
    Emma Burchell has worked in the complementary medicines industry for over 15 years across clinical, regulatory and industry representative roles.
    She is currently the Director of Operations at Complementary Medicines Australia, having previously been Head of Regulatory Affairs.
    She is a qualified naturopathic practitioner, holds a Bachelor of Health Science (Complementary Medicines) and is completing a Masters of Business Administration focusing on doing business across the Asia-Pacific region. She is an expert committee member for the Standards Australia National Mirror Committee on Traditional Chinese Medicines.
The Full Programme of the Conference will be available Programme
Registration will close November 5, 2018 AEST 7PM
Melbourne Marriott Hotel
Address: Corner Exhibition & Lonsdale Streets, Melbourne 3000 Australia
Tel: +61 3 9662 3900
With unparalleled elegance and world-class service, Melbourne Marriott Hotel is redefining travel in Australia. Located in Melbourne Central Business District, Melbourne Marriott Hotel is within a 10-minute walk of popular sites such as Melbourne Central and RMIT University. A range of luxury venues in the heart of the business district, as well as comprehensive planning and catering services.
Hotel Discount
Melbourne Marriott Hotel offers a discounted rate of 10% off exclusively for ChemLinked Food Regulatory Conference – Oceania 2018 attendees. Simply follow these instructions to get your hotel deal:
Book by sending email to or calling the hotel’s reservations team at
+613 96601123.
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How to Get There
Traveling by Public Transport:
Located in the city centre of Melbourne, the conference venue (Melbourne Marriott Hotel) is easily accessible by public transport.
Nearby airport:
Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL) – 13.6 miles.
Easily accessible using Melbourne Skybus shuttles to either Melbourne CBD Southern Cross Station (a 10-minute drive to the venue) or to Skybus Coach Terminal (and continue journey on Tram routes 30/35/86/96). Tickets are available to purchase online, or via the ticketing booths at either the airport or Southern Cross Station.
Transportation services from the airport also include trains, taxis and private cars.
By Tram:
Melbourne Central Station (0.5 miles to the venue) – Tram routes 19, 57, 59
Parliament Station (0.3 miles to the venue) – Tram routes 35, 86, 96
By Bus:
Exhibition Station (110 meters to the venue) - Bus routes 250, 251, 302, 303, 304, 305, 309, 318, 350, 905, 906, 907, 908
For bus timetable or further trip planning, please use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.
By Taxi or Uber:
Taxi drop off and pick up point is at Melbourne Marriott Hotel, Corner Exhibition & Lonsdale Streets. You can obtain taxis by taxi phone – 13 22 27 or 131 008.
Uber also works properly in Melbourne, you can use your account to transfer to the conference venue.
Traveling by Car:
Participants arriving by car are advised to use the hotel’s parking space available. There are 1 complimentary electric car charging station. Valet parking fee is AUD 50 daily (parking fees are not included in the registration fee).
Who’s attending? Take a look at current attendee list
  • Finance Manager
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Small Caps Analyst
  • Director of Operations
  • Technical Manager
  • New Product Development Technologist
  • Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist
  • Regulatory, Nutrition & Specifications manager
  • New Product Development Manager
  • Regulatory Affairs Manager/Director
  • Quality Assurance Manager/Director
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Food technologist
  • Regulatory Technologist
  • Quality Compliance & NPD Officer
  • Head of Emerging Markets
  • Reaearch and Innovation Manager
  • Policy, Communications & Industry Development
  • Quality Systems Manager
Includes: food conference, coffee & buffet lunch, networking reception before and after the event, One-on-One Consultation opportunities, online access to session handouts, conference materials
* Accommodation and transportation fees are not included
Online RegistrationREGISTER
If you are paid membership with ChemLinked, please enter the promotional code we sent to you via an email invitation before making payment.Please be advised that seats are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Full payment is required in advance of conference. Bookings will only be fully confirmed on receipt of full payment.
Cancellation PolicyContact
If you are unable to attend the CLFRC2018, you must contact ChemLinked no later than 30 days prior to the day of the event. No refunds are available for cancellations made within 30 days of the event.
Complementary Medicines Australia
Complementary Medicines Australia is the peak body representing the complementary medicines industry, with members drawn from across the sector, including manufacturers, importers, exporters, raw material suppliers, wholesalers, distributors and retailers. CMA represents the industry in supporting appropriate regulation, promoting the benefits of complementary medicines as an important health care option, and championing international trade for Australian products.
CMA is the principal reference point for members, the government, the media and consumers to communicate about issues relating to the complementary medicines industry. CMA is proud to work closely with the TGA and other Australian government agencies, such as Austrade and DFAT, to ensure a strong and sustainable industry. It is CMA’s aim to improve public health and wellbeing through education and information, and to support the responsible promotion of complementary medicines.
Australian Institute of Food Science & Technology
Formed in 1967, The Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) is the only national independent voice and network for Australia's food industry professionals.
AIFST represents thousands of food industry professionals working in all facets of the food industry including food science, food technology, engineering, sensory, new product development, innovation, regulatory, QA, nutrition, microbiology and food safety, as well as those in leadership positions within the academic, industry and private sectors.
ACBC Victoria Bio
The Australia China Business Council (ACBC) is the premier organisation dedicated to promoting business and trade between Australia and the People’s Republic of China.
Founded in Victoria in 1973, ACBC has played an important role in enabling a dialogue between the two countries and has worked to ensure that the Australia-China relationship has matured, developed and diversified.
ACBC Membership offers you unique opportunities to keep abreast of developments, learn from experts and forge relationships with senior business people, decision-makers and practitioners across many sectors and fields in both Australia and China. These include representatives from some of Australia's largest multinational companies, SMEs and high-profile Chinese companies.
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