Speakers

Welcome and Opening Speaker

Prof. Timothy W. Tong
President
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Prof. Sophia CHAN, JP
Under Secretary for Food and Health
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Honorary Keynote Plenary Speaker

Dr. Keiji Fukuda
Special Representative for Antimicrobial Resistance
Assistant Director-General
World Health Organization

Distinguished Speakers, Panelists and Moderators (in alphabetical order of last names)

Dr. Lei Bao
Head of Nestlé Food Safety Institute
President, China Section, AOAC INTERNATIONAL

Mr. Nathan M. Belete
Practice Manager, Agriculture Global Practice, East Asia and the Pacific
The World Bank

Dr. William Choi
President
Hong Kong Food Safety Association

Prof. Junshi Chen
Chief Adviser
China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment

Dr. K.L. Choy
Associate Professor
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, PolyU

Prof. Takayuki Ezaki
Professor of Microbiology
Gifu University Graduate School of Medicine

Prof. Shu Geng
Emeritus Professor, Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis
Endowed Chair Professor of Food Safety, Northwest A&F University, China

Prof. Samuel Godefroy
Full Professor, Food Risk Analysis and Regulatory Systems, Department of Food Sciences
Director, Platform for Food Regulatory Excellence, Institute on Nutrition and Functional Foods
University Laval, Québec, Canada

Prof. Dr. Matthias Greiner
Head of the Department of Exposure
Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR)

Mr. Yuzo Hase
Fellow, Health Science Technology Transfer Center
Japan Health Sciences Foundation

Dr. Victor Hung
Head, Planning and Trade Practices Division
Consumer Council

Dr. Allen Ho
Executive Vice President – Technical Services
Lee Kum Kee International Holdings Ltd.

Dr. Yuk-yin Ho, JP
Consultant (Community Medicine) (Risk Assessment and Communication)
Centre for Food Safety
The Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Prof. Mitsuo Kawase
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Tohoku University

Prof. Terence Lau
Director of Innovation and Technology Development
Adjunct Professor, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology
Convener, The Food Safety Consortium
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Dr. Ka-man Lee
Assistant Professor
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, PolyU

Dr. Ka-sing Leung
Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology
Associate Director, Food Safety and Technology Research Centre
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Prof. Kenneth Mei Yee Leung
Associate Dean (Research & Graduate Studies), Faculty of Science
The University of Hong Kong

Prof. Pei Li
Professor, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Charles MARTINS FERREIRA
Deputy Counsellor for Agricultural Affairs
French Embassy, Beijing

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

Mr. Jean Michel Offe
Executive Vice President – Development & Innovation
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts

Dr. Sara Monteiro Pires
Senior Scientist, National Food Institute
Technical University of Denmark

Mr. Gale Prince
Certified Food Scientist
Past President, International Association for Food Protection
Founder and President, SAGE Food Safety, LLC

Prof. Peter Rådström
Professor and Head of Applied Microbiology
Lund University

Mr. Yves Rey
Senior Advisor to DANONE Board of Directors
Former Corporate Quality General Manager of DANONE Group
Former Chairman of GFSI

Ms. Rozenn Saunier
Director, European and International Affairs
French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES)

Prof. Jørgen Schlundt
Michael Fam Chair Professor Food Science and Technology,
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Advisor, The Food Safety Consortium

Mr. Bengt Streijffert
Senior Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor
Lund University

Prof. John Siu-lun Tam
Visiting Professor, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology
Advisor, The Food Safety Consortium
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Ms. Kate Hotchkiss Taylor
Senior Industry Partnership Officer
United Nations Office for Project Services

Mr. David W. Tharp
Executive Director
International Association for Food Protection

Dr. Carl Winter
Extension Food Toxicologist
Vice Chair, Department of Food Science and Technology
University of California, Davis

Dr. Ka-hing Wong
Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Dr. Man-kin Wong
Associate Professor, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Dr. Man-sau Wong
Associate Professor, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology
Deputy Director, Food Safety and Technology Research Centre
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Mr. Simon Wong
Chief Executive Officer
Hong Kong R&D Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management Enabling Technologies

Prof. Wing-tak Wong
Chair Professor of Chemical Technology
Dean, Faculty of Applied Science and Textiles
Director of Food Safety and Technology Research Centre
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Prof. Yongning Wu
Chief Scientist and Professor, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA)
Director of Key Lab of Food Safety Risk Assessment, National Health and Family Planning Commission
Head of WHO Collaborating Center for Food Contamination Monitoring (China)

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

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

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

…and more to come.