List of Speakers 2017

Adrian Rogers
Senior Research Scientist, Romer Labs UK

Alexander J. Krynitsky
Science Advisor, Office of Regulatory Affairs, Office of Regulatory Science, U.S. Food & Drug Administration

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

Andrew Roberts
Partner, Strategic Trust Initiative LLC

Andy Cheng-An Hwang
Research Food Technologist, Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service,
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Andy Morling
Head of Food Crime, National Food Crime Unit, Food Standards Agency, U.K.

Angelika Tritscher
Coordinator Risk Assessment & Management, Department of Food Safety & Zoonoses,
World Health Organization

Antonia Mattia
Senior Science Advisor for Toxicology, Office of Food Additive Safety,
Center for Food Safety & Nutrition, U.S. Food & Drug Administration

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

Bernard Chang
Project Manager, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology & Food Safety Consortium, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Bernhard Url
Executive Director, European Food Safety Authority

Bi Kexin
Director, Bureau of Import and Export Food Safety, General Administration for Quality Supervision Inspection Quarantine (AQSIQ)

Brian Bedard
Executive Director, Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) Science and Education Foundation

Cao Wenming
Manager, Wilmar R&D Center

Carmen Rottenberg
Deputy Administrator, Food Safety & Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Charley Swofford
Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Chen Junshi
Chief Adviser, China National Centre for Food Safety Risk Assessment

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

Chris Fosse
Vice President Quality, ConAgra Foods

Darin Zeh
General Manager, Commercial Food Sanitation

David Tharp
Executive Director, International Association for Food Protection

David Zhang
Senior Lab Manager, Romer Labs

Dietrich Rassow
Chief Veterinary Officer Trade, Head of Section 033, Veterinary Cooperation with Foreign Countries,
German Federal Ministry of Food & Agriculture

Djien Liem
Lead Expert in International Scientific Cooperation, European Food Safety Authority

Clare Mills
Professor in Molecular Allergology, Institute of Inflammation and Repair and Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester

Eva Wanzenbock
Managing Director, Romer Labs

Frank Yiannas
Vice President, Food Safety & Health, Walmart Stores Inc.

Gale Prince
President, SAGE Food Safety Consultants, LLC.

Ge Zhirong
Honorary Chairman, CIFSQ; Former Vice Minister, General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection & Quarantine; Former Counselor State Council

Gerald Wojtala
Executive Director, International Food Protection Training Institute

Gérard Lasfargues
Managing Director General, "Science for Expertise" Division, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES)

Greg McCullough
Director, Food Safety Quality and Regulatory, Fonterra Co-operative Group, Inc.

Gu Shaoping
Director, Department of Registration Administration, Certification and Accreditation Administration of China (CNCA)

Hank Karayan
Global FSMA Program Director, SGS

Heidi Yao
Quality Assurance Director, Pepsico Great China, Pepsico

Herve Martin
Food Safety and Quality Director, Carrefour China

Huang Daoxin
Associate Professor, Beijing Business Management College

Huang Lihan
Research Leader, Residue Chemistry and Predictive Microbiology Research Unit,
Eastern Regional Research Center, USDA Agricultural Research Service

Hussein Mansour
Chair of the Arab Taskforce on Food Safety, Arab Republic of Egypt

Janet Balson
Sr. Food Fraud Consultant, US Pharmacopeial Convention

Jason Wan
Associate Director, Institute for Food Safety and Health, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA

Jean Francois Legrand
Quality Assurance Director, Europe-Eurasia, BRF Global GmbH

Jennifer Burgess
Director, Food and Environmental Marketing, Waters Corporation

Jenny Chen
Senior Director, Regulatory Compliance, Walmart (China) Investment Co. Ltd.

Jia Xudong
Director of Laboratory of Toxicology, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment

John Keogh
President & Principal Advisor, Shantalla

John Peng
Executive Vice President, Global Business Group, iSoftStone Information Technology (Group) Co., Ltd.

John Reeve
Principal Adviser (Toxicology), Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand

Johnny Kwan
Founder and Chairman, Bee Associates

Jorgen Schlundt
Michael Fam Chair Professor, Food Science and Technology, Nanyang Technological University

Joseph Elrefaie
Director, International & Commercial Supply Chain Quality, ConAgra Foods, Inc.

Joseph Scimeca
Assistant Vice President, Global Regulatory & Scientific Affairs, Cargill

Julia Bradsher
President and CEO, International Food Protection Training Institute

Kalmia E. Kniel
Professor, Microbial Food Safety, Department of Animal and Food Sciences,
College of Agriculture & Natural Resources, University of Delaware

Karen McIntyre
Director General, Food Directorate – HPFB, Health Canada

Karsten Nöckler
Head of Department for Biological Safety, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR)

Kenny Chuang
Senior Director, Quality Assurance, Yum! Brand China

Kurt Brunner
Global Research & Development Director, Romer Labs Division Holding GmbH

Li Dili
Researcher, Food Safety Research Center, Masterkong Holding

Li Jingguang
Professor and Academic Secretary to MOH Key Laboratory,
China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment

Li Ning
Deputy Director, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA)

Liang Chengzhu
President, AOAC China Section; Director and Scientific Leader, Food Safety Laboratory,
Shandong Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau

Liu Longhai
Director, Food Safety and Quality Affairs, New Hope Liuhe CO.,Ltd.;
Vice-Chair, GFSI China Local Group Steering Committee

Liu Meng
Head, Asia and Oceania, United Nations Global Compact

Liu Zhaoping
Head – Department of Risk Assessment, China National Centre for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA)

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

Lystra N. Antoine
CEO, Global Food Safety Partnership, World Bank

Ma Qunfei
Director Technician, Fujian Center For Disease Control & Prevention

Mário Gadanho
Global Food Molecular Business Development Manager, SGS

Maritta Ko
Head, BioControl Global Portfolio Development, Merck Life Science

Mark Booth
Chief Executive Officer, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)

Mark Salter
Principal, Microbiology and Laboratory Oversight, Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Australia

Marta Hugas
Head of Biological Hazards and Contaminants Unit, European Food Safety Authority

Mary McBride
Director, Global Market Regulatory and Standards Strategy, Agilent Technologies, Inc.

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

Michael Yang
Food Safety Consultant

Michel Leporati
Executive Secretary, Chilean Agency for Quality and Food Safety (ACHIPIA)

Navy Hong
Applied Microbiology Manager, Unilever

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

Paul B Young
Senior Director, Government Affairs, Waters Corporation

Ravi Gooneratne
Professor of Toxicology, Lincoln University, New Zealand

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

Richard Wang
Food Safety Senior Director, McDonald's China

Robert Deng
lR&D and TS Manager China, Merieux Nutrisciences

Roger Genet
Director General, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES)

Ron McNaughton
Head of the Scottish Food Crime and Incidents Unit, Food Standards Scotland

Ruby O
Executive Director of Food Safety, Melco Resorts and Entertainment

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

Samie Wan
Partner, Food Supply and Integrity Services, PwC

Samuel Godefroy
Professor, Food Risk Analysis and Regulatory Systems, Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences, University Laval

Scott Crerar
General Manager, Risk and Regulatory Assessment, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)

Stefan Widmann
Product Manager, Romer Labs

Stephen Ostroff
Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine, U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Steve Flint
Professor Food Microbiology and Safety, Massey University

Steve Ranford
Senior Scientist, AgResearch Limited

Sun Meijun
Vice Minister, China Food & Drug Administration

Tang Dawei
Mathematical Modeler, Unilever

Tao Xin
Senior Associate, Hogan Lovells US LLP

Tejas Batt
Vice President, Global Food Traceability Center, Institute of Food Technologists

Terence Lau
Director of Innovation and Technology Development; The Hong Kong Polytechnic University;
Convener, The Food Safety Consortium

Tom Heilandt
Secretary, Codex Alimentarius Commission

Tony Huang
General Manager, Quality & Safety Management Department, COFCO Wines and Spirits

Vivian C.H. Wu
Research Leader, Agricultural Research Service, Western Regional Research Center,
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Wang Shuo
Professor, Nan Kai University

Wenna Xu
Head of Chinese Contact Point, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR)

Wu Di
Postdoctoral, Yangtze Delta Region Institute of Tsinghua University, Zhejiang

Wu Yongning
Chief Scientist, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment

Yan Jing
PhD Candidate, Wageningen University and Research Center

Yang Dajin
Researcher, Risk Surveillance Division 1, China National Centre for Food Safety Risk Assessment

Yang Xianqin
Research Scientist, Agriculture and Agric-Food Canada

Yao Su
Director, Fermentation R&D Department, China National Research Institute of Food & Fermentation Industries; Vice Director, CICC

Yasushi Yamazoe
Acting Chairperson, Food Safety Commission of Japan (FSCJ)

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

Zhang Dongfang
Adv. Technical Service Engineer, 3M China Limited

Zhang Guangtao
Global Head of Analytical Food Safety, Mars Global Food Safety Center

Zhinong Yan
Executive Director, Walmart Food Safety Collaboration Center

Zhong Qiding
Senior Engineer, China National Research Institute of Food & Fermentation Industries

Zhou Jiehong
Professor, Zhejiang University

Zhu Jianghui
Vice Director of Division I of Risk assessment, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA)