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List of Speakers 2024

Alexandros Stratakos
Associate Professor in Sustainable Agri-Food Production
School of Applied Sciences PGT co-ordinator
College of Health, Science and Society
University of the West of England, Bristol

Andreas Hensel
President, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR)

Ans Punt
Science Leader, Unilever

Bai Li
Director, Microbiology Lab, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment

Barbara Gallani
Head of the Communication and Partnerships (ENGAGE) Department, European Food Safety Authority

Brian Sylvester
Partner, Perkins Coie LLP

Chang Xiaoqing
Staff Toxicologist,
Bioinformatics Specialist at NTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods (NICEATM)

Chen Jinyao
Associate Professor, West China School of Public Health, Sichuan University

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

Chen Ying
Vice President, Chinese Academy of Inspection and Quarantine

Christopher Elliott
Professor, Institute for Global Food Security, Queens University, Belfast

Christopher Waldrop
Senior Health Scientist, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Cindy Fabiola Hernandez Perez
National Reference Center for Food Safety and Biosecurity of SENASICA

Cindy Jiang
Global Food Safety Ambassador (Retired from McDonald’s Corporation)

Cristiano Garino
Research Assistant, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR)

Ding Shijie
CEO, Nanjing Joes Future Food Technology Co., Ltd.

Donald A. Prater
Acting Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Eric Stevens
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (tbc)

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

Guan Xin
Associate Researcher of Science Center for Future Foods, Jiangnan University

Gina Montoya
Group Leader, Chemical Risk Assessment, Nestlé Research

Hajime Kojima
Professor, Sanyo-Onoda City University, Japan

Heather Carleton
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC)

Jason Dietz
Biotechnology Coordinator, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Jean Lou Dorne
Lead Expert in NAMS, Senior Scientific Officer, European Food Safety Authority

Jia Xudong
Head of Toxicology Lab, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment

Jin Fen
Professor, Institute of Quality Standards & Testing Technology for Argo-products, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

Joon-Goo Lee
Professor, Department of Food Science & Technology, Seoul National University of Science & Technology

José Emilio Esteban
Under Secretary for Food Safety, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Joseph Elrefaie
Sr. Director, Food Safety, Quality, and Regulatory Affairs, Conagra Brands, Inc.

Katie Overbey
Regulatory Review Scientist and Microbiology Reviewer
Regulatory Review Branch, Division of Food Ingredients
Office of Food Additive Safety
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Kelvin Chen Chao
Head of Quality Assurance, METRO Commerce Group and Wumei Tech

Kris De Smet
Head of Team Food Hygiene,
European Commission

Leon Gorris
Food Safety Expert,
Food Safety Futures

Lim Jia Qi
Bioinformatician, Singapore Food Agency

Li Guoliang
Professor, Shaanxi University of Science & Technology

Li Xuejun
Professor, Programme Director BE(Honours), Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Lisa Hovey
Executive Director, International Association for Food Protection

Liu Donghong
“Qiushi” Distinguished Professor, Zhejiang University;
Deputy Director, Innovation Center, Yangtze River Delta Zhejiang University;
Vice Dean, College of Biosystems Engineering and Food Science, Zhejiang University

Liu Donghong
“Qiushi” Distinguished Professor, Zhejiang University;
Deputy Director, Innovation Center, Yangtze River Delta Zhejiang University;
Vice Dean, College of Biosystems Engineering and Food Science, Zhejiang University

Liu Long
Professor, School of Biotechnology, Jiangnan University

Liu Xin
Professor, Wuhan Polytechnic University

Lou Xiaowei
Scientist, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Agency for Science, Technology and Research

Manpreet Singh
Vice President & Executive Board Member, International Association for Food Protection;
Department Head and Professor, Food Science & Technology,
College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, University of Georgia

Marc Allard
Research Microbiologist, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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

Masami Takeuchi
Food Safety Officer, Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nicolas Cartier
Chief Executive Officer, Merieux NutriSciences

Ong How Chee
Scientist, Risk Assessment and Communications, Singapore Food Agency

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

Paul Hepburn
Safety & Environmental Assurance Centre Lead, Food Safety, Unilever

Peng Shuangqing
Research Professor, Evaluation & Research Center for Toxicology,
PLA Center for Disease Control & Prevention; Vice President, Chinese Society of Toxicology

Peter Wang
Technical Director & Co-Founder,
IQC Consulting Co., Ltd

Ray Jin
Regional Head of North Asia, BRCGS

Rene Hendrick
Professor, Head of Research Group, National Food Institute, DTU

Samuel Goh
Acting Policy Manager, Good Food Institute Asia Pacific (GFI APAC)

Sarah McMullen
Director, China Office, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Sarah Wu
SQF

Shi Miaoying
China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA)

Song Wei-Guo
Professor, Institute of Chemistry, the Chinese Academy of Sciences;
Chief Scientist of Major Scientific Research Programs of Ministry of Science and Technology

Song Yan
Director, Division III Risk Assessment, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment

Sun Minjie
China HACCP

Suzanne Fitzpatrick
Senior Advisor for Toxicology, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition,
U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Tang Dawei
Research Scientist, Unilever

Terence Lok-Ting Lau
Interim Chief Innovation Officer, Hong Kong Baptist University; Chairman, Food Safety Consortium

Tewes Tralau
Head of Department for Pesticides Safety, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR)

Vittorio Fattori
Food Safety Officer, Agrifood Systems and Food Safety Division, FAO

Wan Jiamin
Professor, Academic Researcher, Nanjing Agricultural University;
Institute of Crop Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences;
former Vice President of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS),
Member of Chinese Academy of Engineering

Wang Huali
China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment

Wang Jun
China National Centre for Food Safety Risk Assessment

Wang Shouwei
Professor, Chief Scientist, China Meat Research Center; Beijing Academy of Food Sciences, China

William Chen
Michael Fam Endowed Professor, Food Science and Technology, Nanyang Technological University Singapore; Director, Singapore Future Ready Food Safety Hub (FRESH)

Wu Di
Lecturer, The Institute for Global Food Security, Queen’s University of Belfast

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

Xiong Chuanwu
Leader of Asia Office, IFS

Yang Ying
Director, Institute of Public Health,
Guangdong Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Yue Jin
Associate Professor, Department of Food Science & Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

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

Zhou Jing
Romer Labs

Zhou Jingwen
Professor of National Engineering Laboratory for Cereal Fermentation Technology,
School of Biotechnology, Jiangnan University

Zhou Kang
Food Safety Officer, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Zhou Pei
Professor, Department of Resources & Environment, School of Agriculture & Biology,
Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Zhou Xin
Global G.A.P.

Zhu Furong
Professor, Department of Physics, Hong Kong Baptist University