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Society of Dairy Technology

Spring Conference

Spring Conference 2019: Processing, Product and Packaging Innovations for Dairy Manufacturing






Innovation (processing, product/ingredients and packaging)


9 + 10th May 2019


MacDonald Hill Valley Hotel & Country Club, Whitchurch, Shropshire


Day 1: Process Innovations & Site visits (Choose from Muller Dairy or Clotton Farm (on farm clotted cream manufacturer)

Day 2: Product/Ingredient & Packaging Innovations for dairy applications


Dupont, Tetrapak, Chr Hansen, Kantar, BIC Innovation, Aberystwyth University Future foods project & many more...


The programme is a suitable a range of backgrounds including: Product Development, Operations, Engineering, Research, Technical and Quality functions in the Dairy Industry and allied industries (ingredient, equipment, chemical suppliers and retailers). 


Booking for the event is simple, you can either download the booking form and pay by cheque or BACS or alternatively pay by the online system selecting the applicable rate indicated on the booking form.

Trade Stands:

Trade stands will be welcome at the event at a cost of £500 for the 2 days. The booking form should be completed and sent to the Executive Director and an invoice will be forwarded.


Accommodation with breakfast is available at the Hill Valley Hotel & Country Club (8th May: £85/room, 9th May: £92.50/room. A limited number of rooms have been reserved at these rates and bookings should be made directly with the hotel by quoting the Conference). Alternative hotels in the area can be found using this LINK .






Spring Conference 2018: Innovations in Dairy Technology and Engineering

This was held on April 25th and 26th at Sheffield Hallam University. There was a Reception on the Evening of April 24th and a conference dinner on April 25th, in Cutlers Hall. Day one of the conference had a half day of speakers and a factory visit to Arla Foods Stourton Dairy. Day two had a full day of speakers and all prices included lunches, tea and coffee and the conference dinner. The University set up a hotel booking portal at  and members wishing to book accommodation were urged to do this in good time as the World Snooker Championships are hosted in Sheffield at this time.

Booking for the event is simple: you can either download the booking form by clicking HERE or you can click on the events booking page and book and pay there. You will need your membership number if you are booking online as a member. We use PayPal as our card payment system but you do NOT need a PayPal account, simpy check out as GUEST.

You can either book online or by downloading the form and emailing to me.

Final details of the 2018 event will be posted as soon as we have them but the programme as it is currently is available HERE.

A map of the City for orientation purposes is available by clicking on the link MAP OF SHEFFIELD