List of Speakers 2020

Adrian Rogers
Senior Research Scientist, Romer Labs UK Ltd.

Alan Boobis
Professor, Department of Medicine, Imperial College London, UK

Aldin Hilbrands
Technical Director, FSSC22000

Allen Li
Senior Certification Manager for APAC at Intertek

Angelika Tritscher
Global Food Safety Director, Danone Specialized Nutrition
former WHO Secretary to JMPR & JECFA

Anna-Stiina Antola
Counsellor for Agriculture, Food & Veterinary Affairs, Embassy of Finland

Awanwee Petchkongkaew
Lecturer, School of Science & Technology, Faculty of Science & Technology,
Thammasat University, Thailand

Bao Lei
Board Director, AOAC International; Head, Nestle Food Safety Institute

Barbara Gallani
Head of Communication, Engagement and Cooperation Department,
European Food Safety Authority

Benjamin Chapman
Professor and Food Safety Extension Specialist, North Carolina State University

Bert Popping
Managing Director, FOCOS

Bertrand Emond (tbc)
Head of Membership & Training, Campden BRI

Bessie Wu
Quality Assurance Director, Starbucks China

Feng Yaohua
Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science, Purdue University

Bi Kexin (tbc)
Director, Import & Export Food Safety Bureau, General Administration of Customs, China

Cao Wenming
Director, Yihai-Kerry R&D Center

Carsten Fauhl-Hassek
Head of Unit Product Identity, Supply Chains and Traceability,
German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR)

Catherine Schorsch
Senior Food Safety Audit Manager, Danone

Chen Junshi
Senior Research Professor and Chief Adviser,
China National Centre for Food Safety Risk Assessment

Chen Liang
Greater China Medical Science Director, RB Mead Johnson Nutrition

Chen Si
Associate Researcher, Division of Risk Communication (Office of news and public education),
China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment

Chen Wen
Professor, School of Public Health, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China

Chen Ying
Vice President, Researcher, Chief Engineer, China Academy of Inspection & Quarantine

Chiara Dall’Asta
Associate Professor of Food Chemistry, Department of Food Science, University of Parma (Italy)

Christine Nellemann
Director, National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark

Christopher Elliott
Professor of Food Safety;
Founder, Institute for Global Food Security, Queens University Belfast

Darin Zehr
General Manager, Commercial Food Sanitation (CFS), an Intralox Company

David Tharp
Executive Director, International Association for Food Protection

David Zhang
General Manager, Romer Labs Analytical Service (Wuxi) Ltd.

Didier Blanc
Director, ViaSyst

Donald Prater
Acting Assistant Commissioner for Food Safety Integration, Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Dong Qingli
Professor, Institute of Food Quality and Safety, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology

Emmanuel Geneiatakis
General Secretary, FAMI-QS

Ernesto Liebana Criado
Head of the Biological Hazards and Contaminants Unit (BIOCONTAM),
European Food Safety Authority

Frank Yiannas
Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response, U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Fiona Zhang
Senior Food Safety Specialist, Commercial Food Sanitation

Fred Li
Assessor Manager, LR Customised Assurance North Asia

Fu Wusheng
Fujian Provincial Key Laboratory of Zoonosis Research, Fujian Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Ge Chongtao
Senior Research Manager, Mars Global Food Safety Center

Ge Zhirong
Honorary Chairman, CIFSQ Conference; Former Counsellor of the State Council, PR China;
Former Deputy Director of AQSIQ;
Member of the 11th CPPCC National Committee; Deputy Director of the Expert Committee of China Council for Brand Development

Gu Shaoping (tbc)
Deputy Director, Food Production Safety Supervision Dept.,
State Administration for Market Regulation, China

Gudrun Gallhoff
Minister Counsellor for Health and Food Safety, Delegation of the European Commission to China

Guo Lixia
China National Centre for Food Safety Risk Assessment

Hu Yaozhong
Nankai University

Ivo Muller
Director of Food Fraud Mitigation, Food Safety Center, Danone Group

Jana Hajslova
RAFA Chair; Head of Metrological and Testing Laboratory, Department of Food Chemistry and Analysis, University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague

Jens Andre Hammerl
Senior Scientist, Deputy in the National Reference Laboratory for Antimicrobial Resistances, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR)

Jia Juntao
Professor, Technical Center, Qingdao Customs

Jiao Xin’an
President, Yangzhou University

John Peng
Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer, SoftStone Information Technology (Group) Company

John Spink
Director & Assistant Professor, Food Fraud Initiative,
Michigan State University

John Ward
Head of Global Quality, Safety & Environment Audit Organization, The Coca-Cola Company

Joseph Elrefaie
Director, International and Commercial Quality, Conagra Brands, Inc.

Kevin McGoldrick
Director of Key Accounts, 3M Food Safety

Kimberly Carey Coffin
Global Technical Director Supply Chain, LR Customised Assurance

Kirsten Grinter
President, Allergen Bereau

Klaus Cao
Head of Food Safety Solutions Center at SGS

Kristine Butler
Deputy Director, Communication and Public Engagement Staff,
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, USFDA

Lan Tao
Associate Researcher in China National Institute of Standardization

Lee Anne Jackson
Health Science Policy Advisor, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition,
U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Lesa Thompson
Regional Project Officer, Regional Representative for Asia & Pacific, OIE

Li Fengqin
Research Scientist, Chief Officer of Microbiology Laboratory;
Professor, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment

Li Guohui
Deputy Director, Standard R&D Center,
China National Research Institute of Food & Fermentation Industries Co., Ltd.

Li Jin
VP, FSQA-Region China/Korea, Tyson Foods

Li Jingguang
Professor and Director of Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences Research Unit for Food Safety (2019RU014), China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment

Li Wen

Liang Chengzhu
Director, Technology Center, Qingdao Customs;
President, AOAC China Section

Liang Qiao
Associate Professor, Zhejiang University

Li Dan
Guangzhou Customs Technology Center

Liu Jing
University of Shanghai for Science and Technology

Liu Xiande
Deputy Director, Department of Accreditation and Testing,
China State Administration for Market Regulation

Liu Zhaoping
Professor and Director of Department of Risk Assessment,
China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment

Chen Lu
Research Scientist, Food Supply Chain Analytics and Sensing Initiative,
MIT Center for Biomedical Innovation

Lucy Yu
Professor, Department of Nutrition & Food Science, University of Maryland

Maggie Cai
Senior Director, Quality Assurance, Yum China

Marc Cwikowski
Founder and Managing Director, All Food Consulting; Co-Founder, World of Auditing

Markus Lipp
Senior Food Safety and Quality Officer, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Marta Prado
Research Group Leader, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL)

Matilda Ho
Founder and Managing Director, Bits x Bites; Founder and CEO, Yimishiji

Miao Lian
Food Partner Network

Monique Pellegrino
Vice President, Chief Food Safety Officer, Danone, France

Nicholas Renegar
PhD Candidate, MIT Operations Research Center Joint work between MIT and Zhejiang University

Niu Qiwen
Yihai-Kerry R&D Center

Neil Shah
Professor of Pediatric Gastroenterologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital,
UK and the Chief Medical Officer of Nutrition, Reckitt Benckiser

Pascal Boireau
Director, Animal Health Laboratory, ANSES

Patrick Wall
Associate Professor of Public Health,
University College Dublin's School of Public Health and Population Sciences

Pavlos Fragkopoulos
Senior Global Audit Manager, Mars Wrigley

Peng Hong
Senior Research Manager, Mars Global Food Safety Center

Peter Karim Ben Embarek
Risk Assessment and Management Unit, Department of Food Safety and Zoonoses,
World Health Organization

Qian Yongzhong
Professor and Director of Institute of Quality Standard and Test Technology for Agro-Products, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science

Gao Qihua (Jennifer)
Research Associate, MIT Sloan School of Management

Qu Weidong
Professor, Fudan University

Rebekah Lemm
GM Asia Pacific, Director Global Customer Experience (CX), Intralox Ltd

Retsef Levi
J. Spencer Standish (1945) Professor of Operations Management, MIT Sloan School of Management

Ruth Petran
Senior Corporate Scientist, Food Safety & Public Health, Ecolab;
President-Elect, International Association for Food Protection

Sabine Baumgartner
Assoc.Prof. DI Dr.University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU),
Dept. for Agrobiotechnology Tulln, Center for Analytical Chemistry

Samuel Godefroy
Full Professor, Food Risk Analysis and Regulatory Policies, Department of Food Science,
Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences, Laval University

Saskia van Ruth
Professor, Wageningen University and Research

Séamus Fanning
Professor, Food Safety and Zoonoses, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy & Population Science, University College Dublin

Sean Leighton
Vice President of Food Safety, Quality & Regulatory Affairs, Cargill

Shen Jianzhong
China Agricultural University

Shi Chunlei
Shanghai Jiaotong University

Song Yajun
Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Academy of Military Medical Sciences

Stam Yang
Vice President, Food Safety & Quality, Starbucks China

Stella Kyriakides
Health & Food Safety Commissioner, European Commission

Steven Gendel
Senior Director, Food Science, Food Chemicals Codex, U.S. Pharmacopeia

Suzanne Fitzpatrick
Senior Advisor for Toxicology, Office of the Center Director, CFSAN, US Food & Drug Administration

Tang Dawei
Research Scientist, Unilever

Terence Lok-Ting Lau
Interim Associate Vice President (Innovation and Technology Development), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University;
Convener, The Food Safety Consortium

Tom Heilandt
Secretary, Codex Alimentarius Commission

Vincent Doumeizel
Director Food Programme, Lloyd's Register Foundation

Wang Tiehan (tbc)
Director General for Food Safety, State Administration for Market Regulation

Wang Zhijun
PhD candidate, Wageningen University and Research

Wang Zhouping
Jiangnan University

Wan Jie
Guangdong Institute of Microbiology

Weihua Zhou
Association Dean, School of Management, Zhejiang University

Wen Li
Director of Quality Control Department, Beijing Jingdong Century Trading Co. Ltd.

Wu Di
Newton International Fellowship of Royal Society, Institute for Global Food Security,
School of Biological Sciences, Queen’s University of Belfast

Wu Yanwen
Research Professor, Beijing Center for Physical & Chemical Analysis

Wu Yongning
Chief Scientist, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA);
Director, NHC Key Lab of Food Safety Risk Assessment

Xiao Jing
Professor, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment

Xiong Chuanwu
CEO, IQC (Shanghai) Co., Ltd
CEO, ZAX Solutions Co., Ltd

Xu Jie
Food Safety Director, Danone Greater China

Xu Yi
New Hope Liuhe

Yves Rey
Independent Senior Advisor to Industry Leaders,
former Danone Corporate General Manager and GFSI Chairman

Xu Jin (tbc)
Deputy Director Food, Shanghai Municipal Administration for Market Regulation

Yan Zhinong
Executive Director, Walmart Food Safety Collaboration Center

Zheng Yanchong (Karen)
Associate Professor of Operations Management, MIT Sloan School of Management

Yong Wee Liau
MD, Romer Labs APAC, Romer Labs Singapore

Zhang Guangtao (tbc)
Head of Research, Mars Global Food Safety Center

Zhang Hai
Yihai-Kerry R&D Center

Zhang Maojun
National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, China CDC

Zhang Xiaomei
Senior Engineer, Qingdao Customs

Zhao Xiaomei
Agro-Product Safety Research Center Chinese Academy of Inspection and Quarantine

Zhong Kai
Director, China Food Information Center

Zhou Peng
Vice President, Shenzhen Institute of Standard and Technology

Zhu Wei
Director, Greater China Food Safety Lab, Danone

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