List of Speakers 2018

Adrian Rogers
Senior Research Scientist, Romer Labs UK Ltd.

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

Anne-Mette Olsen
Chief Adviser, DVM, MVPH, Food Safety & Veterinary Issues, Danish Agriculture & Food Council

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

Barbara Gallani
Head of Communications and External Relations Department, European Food Safety Authority

Benjamin Smith
Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore

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

Cao Wenming
Manager, Wilmar Global R&D Center

Carmen Rottenberg
Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety, U.S. Department of Agriculture

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

Chen Yan
Research Scientist, CFSA

Chen Yuhuan
Interdisciplinary Scientist, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

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

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

Claire McDonald
Senior Adviser, Operational Research Programmes, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand

Daniela von Blumröder
Veterinary Officer, German Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture & Consumer Protection (tbc)

Darin Zehr
General Manager, Commercial Food Sanitation

David Tharp
Executive Director, International Association for Food Protection

Denise Lindsay
Senior Research Scientist, Fonterra

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

Elizabeth Clare Mills
Professor of Molecular Allergology, The University of Manchester

Ernest Teye
Senior Lecturer (Agri-food & Post-harvest technology and Food Engineering), Department of Agricultural Engineering University of Cape Coast, Ghana (West Africa)

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

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

Gerard Chia
Investments & Portfolio Management, New Protein Capital

Gu Shaoping
Deputy Director, Supervision Dept. No.1, State Administration of Market Bureau

Hervé Martin
National Food Safety and Quality Director, Carrefour China Management Consulting Service Co., Ltd

Huang Yan
Sr. Technical Service Engineer, 3M

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

Jens Brockmeyer
Prof. Dr. rer. nat.,Department of Food Chemistry, Institute of Biochemistry and Technical Biochemistry, University Stuttgart

Jerome Combrisson
NGS industry Europe Manager, Biofortis Merieux NutriSciences

John Keogh
President & Principal Advisor, Shantalla

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

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

Joseph Elrefaie
Director, International & Commercial Supply Chain Quality, Conagra Brands, Inc.

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

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

Ksenia Horoshenkova
Director, Finance & Operations, ImpactVision

Le Nguyen Doan Duy
Assoc. Professor, Ho Chi Minh city University of Technology-Vietnam National University System

Leon Bruner
Senior VP, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs, Grocery Manufacturers Association

Leon Gorris
Unilever Research & Development

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

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

Liang Chengzhu
Director and Scientific Leader, Food Safety Laboratory, Shandong Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau

Link Wang
Technical Director, Romer Labs China

Liran Christine Shan
Newman Followship Scholar, Post-doc Researcher, University College Dublin, Ireland

Liu Biao
Infant Formula R&D Director, Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co., Ltd.

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

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

Marta Hugas
Head of Biological Hazards and Contaminants Unit, Risk Assessment and Scientific Assistance Department, European Food Safety Authority

Mary McBride
Director Global Applied Segment Marketing, Agilent Technology, USA

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

Meredith Sutzko
Global Food Pathogen Product Manager, Romer Labs Inc.

Mohammed Ahmed
Senior Consultant; Manager Laboratory Optimization, BioMerieux

Mohammed Mohibbe Azam
ICAR-Indian Institute of Rice Research, Hyderabad, India

Monique Pellegrini

Pan Canping
Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, China Agricultural University

Pascal Boireau
Director, Animal Health Laboratory, ANSES

Patrice Arbault
Consultant, BioAdvantage Consulting

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

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

Paul Toulouse
President, Eurofins Laboratoires de Microbiologie Ouest – France

Pierre Venter
General Manager R&D Food Perception, Assurance, and Nutrition, Fonterra

Pradeep Malakar
Senior Research Scientist, Fonterra, New Zealand

Qin Jianhua
Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP), Chinese Academy of Sciences

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

Ruby O
Director, Environmental, Social and Governance, Wynn Macau; Wynn Palace

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

Saskia van Ruth
Professor, Wageningen University and Research

Scott Crerar
General Manager, Science and Risk Assessment, Food Standards Australia New Zealand

Shao Bing
Institute of Nutrition & Food Hygiene, Beijing Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (tbc)

Stefan Weigel
Head of International Affairs, BfR

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

Steven Gendel
Senior Director, Food Science, USP

Steven Hermansky
Vice President and Chief Food Safety and Quality Officer, Conagra Brands, Inc.

Sultan Ali Al Taher
Head of Food Inspection Section, Dubai Municipality Food Safety Department

Jinlv Sun
Professor, Allergy Department, Peking Union Medical College Hospital; Chairman, Allergy Medicine Committee, Chinese Research Hospital Association

Swaine Chen
Assistant Professor, Medicine and Senior Research Scientist in Infectious Diseases, National University of Singapore and Genome Institute of Singapore

Tang Dawei
Research Scientist, Unilever

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

Terry McGrath
Research Fellow, Institute for Global Food Security, Queens University Belfast, UK

Tian Mingshen
Inspector and Chief Physician, Shanghai Municipal Food and Drug Administration

Tim Jackson
Vice President Food Safety, Regulatory Compliance, Worker Welfare, Driscoll’s; President, International Association for Food Protection

Tom Heilandt
Secretary, Codex Alimentarius Commissio

David Zhang
Senior Laboratory Manager

Vellen Zhang
Minitab Senior Application Consultant, Techmax Info. Tech. Co., Ltd.

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

Vytenis Andriukaitis
Commissioner, Health and Food Safety, European Commission

Wang Songxue
Research Scientist, ASAG (Academy of State Administration of Grains)

Wendy Gao
Director, North Asia Regional Regulatory Affairs, Cargill

William Watts
Sr. Director, Walmart Food Safety Collabortion Center, Walmart

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

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

Wu Zhenxing
Laboratory Chief, Shandong Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau

Xie Xueqin
Senior Engineer, Xiamen Products Quality Supervision and Inspection Institute

Xueqi (Shirley) Li
Assistant Director, Univeristy of California Davis Olive Center

Yang Dajin
Research Scientist, Director of Risk Surveillance Division 1, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment

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

Yi Xionghai
Vice Director, Technical Center for Animal, Plant and Food Inspection & Quarantine of Shanghai Customs

Yukiko Yamada
Advisor to Vice-Minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan

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

Zhang Donglai
Associate Professor, Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Sciences

Zhang Feng
Chief Expert, Institute of Food Safety; Director, Chinese Academy of Inspection and Quarantine

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

Zhao Yunfeng
Research Scientist, Chief Officer of Chemistry Laboratory, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment

Zhinong Yan
Executive Director, Walmart Food Safety Collaboration Center

Zhong Kai
Deputy Director, China Food Information Centre (CFIC)

Ziga Drev
COO and Founder, OriginTrail