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Day 1 [March 18, 2020 (WED)] – Plenary Sessions
08:15
Registration
09:00
Welcoming Remarks
Ir Prof. Ping-kong Alexander Wai
Vice President (Research Development), PolyU
Dr. Tim Jackson
Past President, International Association for Food Protection [IAFP]
Vice President, Food Safety, Regulatory and Social Compliance, Driscoll’s of the Americas
09:25
Introduction to the Conference
Prof. Terence Lok-ting Lau
Chairman, Organizing Committee of APFSIC 2019
Convener, Food Safety Consortium [IAFP Hong Kong Affiliate]
Director of Innovation and Technology Development, PolyU
Adjunct Professor, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, PolyU
09:30
Keynote Plenary Speeches
Moderator:
Prof. Wing-tak Wong
Chair Professor of Chemical Technology
Dean, Faculty of Applied Sciences and Textiles
Director, Food Safety and Technology Research Centre, PolyU
Keynote Plenary Speakers:
Prof. Yongning Wu
Chief Scientist, China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment
Mr. Tom Heilandt
Secretary, FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission
 
  
10:30
Coffee Break
11:00
Plenary Speeches and Panel Discussion
Session 1     Regulatory Updates – Global & Regional
Plenary Speakers and Panelists:
Dr. Yuk-yin Ho, JP
Controller, Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Mr. Yves Rey
Independent Senior Advisor to Industry Leaders,
Former Danone Corporate General Manager
Former GFSI Chairman
Plus other renowned speakers
Q&A
12:30
Networking Luncheon
14:00
Session 2     Fostering Food Safety Culture: the Key to Successful Supply Chain Management
 
Plenary Speakers and Panelists:
Who Sets the Food Safety Culture within a Food Company?  Why it is Important for Food Business?
Mr. Hugo Gutierrez
VP of Global Quality and Food Safety, Kerry Group
Mr. Thanh Nguyen
Vice President – Quality, Health, Safety & Environment APMEA, Kerry Group
Food Safety Culture Excellence
Dr. John Tomlinson
APAC and Global Sales & Marketing Director, BRCGS
Learning and Insights on Elevating Food Safety Culture from the Head Office to Each Retail Store Globally
Dr. Zhinong Yan
Executive Director, Walmart Food Safety Collaboration Center
Integrate Food Safety into Everyday Operations: Food Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility 
Mr. Jin Li
Director of Food Safety, Tyson China
It is a Journey to Advance Food Safety Culture - Partnership with Suppliers and Franchisees
Ms Cindy Jiang [tentative]
Senior Director, Global Food and Packaging Safety
Global Supply Chain & Sustainability, McDonald’s Corporation
Q&A
15:20
  Coffee Break
15:50
Session 3     Smart Technologies & Innovations
Plenary Speakers and Panelists:
Prof. Jiannong Cao
Chair Professor of Distributed and Mobile Computing 
Department of Computing, PolyU
The Synergy and Innovation of Food Science and Technology in the Era of Globalization
Ms. Lili Wang
       Vice President, Bright Food International Co., Ltd.
Plus other renowned speakers
Q&A
                                                 
17:15
Closing Keynote
18:30
Welcome Reception

 Note: Plenary and breakout topics and speakers are subject to change.