List of Speakers 2018

Adrian Rogers
Senior Research Scientist, Romer Labs UK Ltd.

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

Anne Brisabois
Deputy Head, Food Safety Laboratory; Director, Department for Fish Products and Aquaculture, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES)

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

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

Cao Wenming
Manager, Wilmar Global R&D Center

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

Chen Sheng
Professor, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Chen Yan
Research Scientist and Secretary to NHC Key Laboratory, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment

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

Chin-Kei Lee
Medical Officer, WHO Representative in People’s Republic of China

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

Danette Andley
Global Marketing and Business Development, FSD, 3M

Daniela von Blumröder
Deputy Head of Division 324, Veterinary Affairs Export, Germany Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture

Darin Zehr
General Manager, Commercial Food Sanitation

David Pigott
President, Frozen Foods Division, Morrison Lamothe Inc.

David Tharp
Executive Director, International Association for Food Protection

DeAnn Benesh
Former President, AOAC International; Manager, Global Regulatory Affairs, FSD, 3M

Denise Lindsay
Senior Research Scientist, Fonterra

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

Dyane Burke
Sr. Director - Quality, Conagra Brands, Inc.

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

Gale Prince
President, SAGE Food Safety, LLC

Ge Zhirong
Honorary Chairman, CIFSQ; Former Counselor of the State Council; Member of the 11th CPPCC; Former Deputy Director AQSIQ; Deputy Director of the Expert Committee, CCPBD

Gerard Chia
Investments & Portfolio Management, New Protein Capital

Grant Zhang
Quality Director, Abbott (Jiaxing) Nutrition Co. Ltd.

Gu Shaoping
Deputy Director, Supervision Department #1, State Administration for Market Regulation of China

Guy Tweedie
Vice President, Research & Development, Infant & Child Nutrition (Enfa), Reckitt Benckiser

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
Global Food Safety Director, BRF Global

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 Lee
Global Segment Marketing Manager, Agilent

Jorgen Schlundt
Michael Fam Chair Professor, Food Science and Technology, Nanyang Technological University; Director, NTU Food Technology Centre (NAFTEC)

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

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

Ksenia Horoshenkova
Director, Finance & Operations, ImpactVision

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

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 NHC Key Laboratory, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment

Liang Chengzhu
Director and Scientific Leader, Qingdao Customs

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, Yili Group

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

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

Marta Hugas
Chief Scientist, 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

Nicholas Renegar
PhD Student, MIT Sloan School of Management

Nuri Gras
Executive Secretary, Chilean Food Safety and Quality Agency

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 Kiecker
Acting Administrator, Food Safety and Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Paul Toulouse
President, Eurofins Laboratoires de Microbiologie Ouest – France

Peggy Monson
Director of Global Analytical and Food Safety, Abbott Nutrition

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

Remen Cheng
Marketing Manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific

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

Ruby O
Director of 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

Sakurako Marchand
Manager, Global Microbiology Marketing, BioMerieux

Saskia van Ruth
Professor, Wageningen University and Research

Stacy Springs
Senior Director of Programs, MIT Center for Biomedical Innovation

Stefan Weigel
Head of International Affairs Office, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR)

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

Steve Crossley
Manager - Scientific Strategy, International and Food Surveillance, Food Standards Australia New Zealand

Steven Gendel
Senior Director, Food Science, Food Chemicals Codex, US Pharmacopeia

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

Tan Zhijun
Deputy Director, Yellow Sea Fishery Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences

Terence Lok-Ting 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

Thomas Spengler
Director Market Management Food Feed Beverages & Head of Lean Customer Development, AIC Division, Bruker BioSpin GmbH

Tian Mingsheng
Inspector & Chief Physician, General Enforcement Team, Shanghai 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
David Zhang, Senior Laboratory Manager, Romer Labs China

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 Longfei
Chemical Analytical Expert, Nestlé Food Safety Institute (China)

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

Wang Yu
Assistant Professor, Deputy secretary-general of China Global Health Network School of Public Health, Peking University

Wendy Gao
Director, North Asia Regional Regulatory Affairs, Cargill Hong Kong Ltd.

William Watts
Deputy Director, Walmart Food Safety Collaboration Center

Wu Di
Associate Researcher, Yangtze Delta Region Institute of Tsinghua University, Zhejiang

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

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

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

Xun Gong
Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Xueqi (Shirley) Li
Assistant Director, University 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

Yao Zhongping
Associate Professor, Department of Applied Biology & Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Yasheng Huang
Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management

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

Yoav Levy
Founder and CEO, Freshpoint

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, Global Food Safety Center, Mars

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)

Zhou Changyan
Professor, Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Sciences

Zhou Jiehong
Professor, Zhejiang University

Ziga Drev
COO and Founder, OriginTrail