About the Conference

In recent decades, an aging population, changing agricultural practices, globalization of our food supply, among other factors, have created new and emerging food safety threats while traditional concerns persist. As a result, issues in food safety impact the well-being of humans and, importantly, the global economy. The conference will address the emerging issues and the diverse aspects of food safety with special emphasis on global impact.

Scientific Themes

  • Food Safety and Public Health
  • Food Safety from farm to table
  • New Food Technologies: Advancing Safe Food Supply
  • Fraudulent and counterfeit food
  • Novel technologies and applications into food safety
  • Global Food Safety: International Harmonization and Collaboration


Ms Estelita T. Serrano Alcaraz, AVP, Global Product Quality, Wyeth Nutrition

Dr. Don Anderson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA

Dr. Peter Chan, Director General, Health Evaluation Directorate, Pest Management Regulatory Agency at Health Canada, Canada

Professor Steven Feng Chen, Director, Institute for Food & Bioresource Engineering, Peking University, China

Professor Junshi Chen, Fellow of Chinese Academy of Engineering, and Chinese Centre of Disease Control & Prevention, China

Professor Ralf Greiner, Head of Department of Food Technology and Bioprocess Engineering, Max Rubner Institut, Karlsruhe, Germany

Professor Qingrong Huang, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA

Mr Peter Barton Hutt, Covington & Burling LLP, USA

Dr. Hyun Jung Kim, Principal Research Scientist, Head, Food Safety Research Group, Korea Food Research Institute, Korea

Professor Wolfgang Kneifel, Institute of Food Science, Vienna

Mr William D. Marler, Esq., Marler Clark LLP PS, The Food Safety Law Firm, USA

Mr Thomas Pavie, Veterinary Counsellor of the Embassy of France to China

Professor Pingfan Rao, President of International Union of Food Science and Technology and Professor of Fuzhou University, China

Dr. Hyun Gyun Yuk, Food Science and Technology Programme, National University of Singapore

(Additional speakers to be confirmed)

Expected Participant

The conference is designed to cater to the needs of a wide audience, this may include: Academics, Research Scientists, Students; Government Food Control or Health Officials; Food Safety Professionals from Manufacturing, Retail and Food Service Industry; Food Safety Trainers, Consultants or Auditors; Representatives of Consumer Groups.

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