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List of Speakers 2016

Alfred Almanza
Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Ali Badarneh
Industrial Development Officer, Agri-Business Development Department, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Aline Dimitri
Executive Director, Food Safety Science Directorate, Science Branch, Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Amy Cai
Priority Services Leader, PwC China and Hong Kong

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

Andrew Baines
Managing Director, ASQ Global

Andy Cheng-An Hwang
Research Food Technologist, Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, USDA

Anja Buschulte
Department of Biological Safety, Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR)

Arne Dübecke
Research & Development, Quality Services International GmbH, Member of the Tentamus Group

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

Bernhard Url
Executive Director, European Food Safety Authority

Bert Popping
Chief Scientific Officer, Merieux NutriSciences

Brian Bedard
Executive Director, GMA Science & Education Foundation

Bruno Chevot
General Manager, Danone Nutricia Early Life Nutrition China

Cassie Wang
COO, FBK Aps China

Chen Hongbing
Professor, State Key Laboratory of Food Science and Technology, Nanchang University

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

Chen Lijun
General Manager, Sanyuan Foods

Chen Qiuxia
Deputy Dean of Sanitation Examination Station, Guangdong CDC

Christine Mueller-Graf
Head of Unit, Epidemiology, Statistics and Mathematical Modelling, Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR)

Christophe Dufour
Scientific Director, Merieux Nutrisciences

Christopher Elliott
Professor of Food Safety, Pro Vice Chancellor, Faculty of Medicine, Health & Life Sciences, Queens University; Founder, Institute for Global Food Security

Cindy Jiang
Senior Director of Global Food Safety and Supply Chain Compliance, McDonald’s Corporation; GFSI Board Member

Claudio Gallottini
Food Safety Exper, Area Food Safety, Safety on Workplace and Quality, Euroservizi Impresa Srl

Darin Zehr
General Manager, Commercial Food Sanitation LLC

David Tharp
Executive Director, International Association for Food Protection

Dean Clarke
Manager, Microbiology & Allergen Lab, National Measurement Institute Australia

Dennis Foo
Vice President & General Manager, China, ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston

Ding Tian
Associate Professor, Zhejiang University

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

Dyane Burke
Sr. Director - Quality, ConAgra Foods, Inc.

Eric Stevens
Staff Fellow, US Food and Drug Administration

Fan Yongxiang
Director, Food Safety Standard Division I, China National Centre for Food Safety Risk Assessment

Francois Bourdichon
Director, Food Safety Analytical Governance, Danone

Frank Aarestrup
Head of WHO Coll. Centre Antimicrobial Resistance; Professor, Danish Technical University

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

Gale Prince
President, SAGE Food Safety Consultants, LLC.

Ge Zhirong
Honorary Conference Chair; President, China Entry-Exit Inspection & Quarantine Association; Counselor of State Council

Gong Yunyun
Associate Professor, University of Leeds, UK

Gregory Read
First Assistant Secretary, Exports Division, Department of Agriculture, Australia

Gu Shaoping
Director, Registration Management Department, Certification and Accreditation Administration of P.R.China (CNCA)

Gu Zhenhua
Chairman, Shanghai Food Safety Federation

Hans Schoolderman
European Leader, PwC Food Supply and Integrity Services

Hans Verhagen
Head of Risk Assessment & Scientific Assistance Department, European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

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

Jacky Le-Goslès
Principal Administrator, Directorate General for Health and Food Safety, European Commission

Jana Hajslova
Head of Department, Department of Food Chemistry and Analysis, University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague

Janet Balson
Sr. Food Safety Consultant, US Pharmacopeial Convention

Jason Lu
Product Manager, BioMerieux (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Jérôme Lepeintre
Minister Counsellor for Health & Food Safety, Delegation of the European Union to China and Mongolia

Jiao Xinan
Professor, Yangzhou University

John O’Brien
Deputy Head, Nestlé Research Centre, Lausanne, Nestlé

Jorgen Schlundt
Professor; Director of Food Technology Centre, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Joseph Elrefaie
Director, International and Commercial Quality, ConAgra Foods, Inc.

Joseph Jen
Honorary professor of Shanghai Jiao Tong University

József Baranyi
Research Leader, Institute of Food Research, Norwich, UK

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

Kate Taylor
Senior Industry Partnership Officer, UNOPS China Operation Center, Beijing

Kenny Chuang
Functional Head for Quality Assurance, Yum! Brand, China

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

Kwangcheol Casey Jeong
Assistant Professor, University of Florida

Li Changcheng
Lecturer, College of Food Science, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University

Leigh Verbois
Director China Office, U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Li Jie
Associate Professor, Department of Marketing, Antai College of Economics & Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Li Miaoyun
Professor, Henan Agricultural University

LI Ning
Assistant Director General, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA)

Liu Ningjing
PhD Candidate, RIKILT, Wageningen University and Research

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

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

Mark Bücking
Head of Department Environmental and Food Analysis, Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology (Fraunhofer IME)

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

Masahiro Shoji
Adviser, Morinaga Bio-Science (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

Michael Nilan
General Manager, Asia-Pacific, Microbiologics, Inc.

Mickey Parish
Senior Science Advisor, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, CFSAN

Mike Robach
Vice President, Corporate Food Safety, Quality & Regulatory, Cargill, Inc.

Nanju Alice Lee
Associate Professor & Co-Director, ARC Training Centre for Advanced Technologies in Food Manufacture, University of New South Wales

Nathan Belete
Agriculture Global Practice Manager, East Asia and the Pacific, World Bank

Paul Brereton
Head of Agri-food Research, Fera Science Ltd

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

Paul Valder
President & CEO, Allergen Control Group Inc.

Paul Young
Senior Director, Waters Corporation

Peter Bleser
Parliamentary State Secretary, German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture

Ren Yiping
Vice-Director, National Food Safety Risk Assessment Center Application Technology Cooperation Center, Yangtze Delta Region Institute of Tsinghua University, Zhejiang

Renata Clarke
Head, Food Safety and Quality Unit, Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department, FAO

Robert Baker
Director, Mars Global Food Safety Center & Head of Technical Food Safety Development, Mars Inc.

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

Roland Solecki
Head of Department Pesticide Safety, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Germany

Ronald Johnson
President, AOAC International

Ryan Zhou
Senior Director, Nielsen China; Head of FMCG Industry Consultant

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

Saskia van Ruth
Professor, Food Authenticity & Integrity, Wageningen University & Research Centre

Sharron Kuznesof
Lecturer, Food Marketing, School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Newcastle University, UK

Shi Jianxin
Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Shi Xianming
Chair, Department of Food Science and Technology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

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

Steven Hermansky
Vice President and Chief Food Safety and Quality Officer, ConAgra Foods, Inc.

Sun Xiaohong
Associate Professor, Shanghai Ocean University

Sun Xiulan
Professor, The School of Food Science and Technology, Jiangnan University

Susan J. Elliott
Professor, Geography & Public Health, University of Waterloo, Canada

Swaine Chen
Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore; Senior Research Scientist, Genome Institute of Singapore

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

Timo Wulfmayer
Product Manager, Allergens/Food & Feed Analysis, R-Biopharm AG

Virginie Barrere
Research Associate, Food Risk Analysis and Regulatory Excellence Platform, Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods, University Laval

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

Wan Zaotian
Vice President, COFCO Corporation, China; Board Member & Vice President, GFSI

Wang Hong
Director, Department of Food Safety Supervision III, China Food & Drug Administration

Wang Tao
Director of Regulatory Affairs and Quality, Fonterra Greater China

Wendy Gao
Director, North Asia Regional Regulatory Affairs, Cargill

Wim Huisman
Professor of Criminology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Wu Tong
Senior Vice President, Keystone China

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

Xu Jianguo
Director, State Key Laboratory of Infectious Diseases Prevention and Control, China CDC

Xu Jin
Deputy Director, Shanghai Food and Drug Administration

Xu Xuebing
General Manager, Global R&D Center, Wilmar

Yao Su
R&D Director, China Center of Industrial Culture Collection, China National Research Institute of Food & Fermentation Industries

Yao-wen Huang
Professor Emeritus, University of Georgia; Professor & Board Director of Bor S. Luh Food Safety Research Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Yu Wenjun
Deputy Director, Import and Export Food Safety Bureau, General Administration of Quality Supervision Inspection & Quarantine

Yue Jin
Deputy Director, Bor S. Luh Food Safety Research Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Yves Rey
Senior Advisor to Danone Board of Directors; Former Corporate Quality General Manager of Danone Group; Former Chairman of GFSI; CIFSQ Conference Ambassador

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

Zhang Shucheng
Vice General Manager, Yantai Shaugnta Food Co., Ltd.

Zhang Xiaomei
Senior Engineer, Shandong Exit and Entry Inspection and Quarantine Bureau of China

Zhao Yunfeng
Director, Food Chemistry Department, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment

Zhou Kang
Associate Professor, Sichuan Agricultural University

Zhu Wei
Director, Global Center of Excellence for Food, U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention China