Australian Food & Grocery Council

Product Information Training

Melbourne – 4 December 2018

Sydney – 5 December 2018

 
The AFGC will be presenting further Product Information Form (PIF) training open to all PIF Users.

The PIF Training will comprise two major components:

1.   PIF OVERVIEW. Detailed description of the AFGC’s Product Information Form Version 6 including:

  • Background and history of the PIF Development including role of the AFGC and the licensed PIF Vendors
  • PIF V6 – System overview including the Vendors online portal system and provisions for exchanging PIFs between system users.
  • Details of the  PIF V6 functionality. Additional features of change from PIF Version 5 to PIF V6, alignment of PIF V6 with current regulatory requirements, flexibility of the PIF type, sending PIFs to recipients and much more
  • User support (guides, factsheets, AFGC Website) of PIF V6 available to assist companies adopt the new PIF system
  • Future AFGC plans to support the PIF V6 and future upgrades.

2.   PORTAL DEMO. Demonstration of the three Vendor Portals for generating and exchanging PIFs.

  • PIF Vendors Bizcaps, Hamilton-Grant and Oakbarrel will showcase their respective on-line portals through ‘hands-on’ demonstrations in a small group format.
  • Participants can will be able to see the ease with which V6 PIFs can be generated and stored.

To provide the most ‘hands on’ opportunities we intend to split the participants into two groups. The first group will attend the PIF OVERVIEW whilst the second group attends the PORTAL DEMO. Then half-way through the event the groups will swap.

The cost of the sessions are $50 for AFGC and AIFST members   $80 for non-members.

Details are:

MELBOURNE

Date:

Time:

Venue:

Tuesday 4 December 2018

9.30am for 10.00am – 2.00pm

Novotel Melbourne on Collins, 270 Collins Street

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SYDNEY

Date:

Time:

Venue:

Wednesday 5 December 2018

9.30am for 10.00am – 2.00pm

Novotel Sydney Central, 169-179 Thomas Street

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CONTACT

Dr Geoffrey Annison Phd., Deputy Chief Executive & Director, Health, Nutrition & Scientific Affairs