Speakers

Key Note Speakers:

Prof. Steve Flint
Massey University, New Zealand
Biography

Prof. Louwrens Hoffman
University of Queensland, Australia
Biography
Should meat still be on our plate?

Prof. Mario Ferruzzi
North Carolina State University, USA
Biography

Dr. Kavita Karnik
Tate and Lyle, United Kingdom
Biography

Prof. Paula A. Varela Tomasco
Nofima and Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
Biography
Paradigm shifts in Sensory and Consumer Science

Martin Wiedmann
Cornell University, USA
Biography
Paradigm shifts in food safety: Genomics, modelling, and appreciating that zero risk does not exist

Prof Charles Brennan
RMIT University, Australia
Biography
Invited Speakers:

Juan Aguiriano
Kerry Group, Spain
Biography

Dr. Wayne Anderson
Food Safety Authority of Ireland
Biography
Application of food safety management principles to meat products

Prof. Lucia Anelich
Anelich Consulting, South Africa
Biography
SARS-CoV-2 and Risk Related to Food & Food Packaging Safety.

Houda Berrada Ramdani
University of Valencia, Spain
Biography
Mycotoxins related to African food

Leah Bessa
Gourmet Grubb, South Africa
Biography

Oliver Chen
Mérieux NutriSciences, USA
Biography
Novel Ingredients: Three clinical trial cases studies that add value

Pam Coleman
Mérieux NutriSciences, USA
Biography
Novel Ingredients: Three clinical trial cases studies that add value

Lou Cooperhouse
BlueNalu, USA
Biography

Dr. John Donaghy
Nestlé, Switzerland
Biography
Application of food safety management principles to dairy products.

Dr. Mariem Ellouze
Nestlé Research, Switzerland
Biography
The use of Predictive Microbiology in the Food Industry: Present and Future applications and challenges.

Prof. Mario Ferruzzi
North Carolina State University, USA
Biography

Prof. Ihab Habib
United Arab Emirates University, UAE
Biography
Salmonella in the egg chain (retail baseline survey, WGS and AMR)

Bruce R. Hamaker
Purdue University, Indiana
Biography

Andrew Ive
Big Idea Ventures, USA
Biography

Johanita Kruger
University of Hohenheim, Germany
Biography
Food-to-Food Fortification

Dr. Tond Løvdal
Nofima, Norway
Biography
Radio Frequency & Microwave Technologies

Don Mc Farlane
Woolworths, South Africa
Biography
Packaging sustainability in the food industry

Simone Musgrave
Premium Musgrave Crafted Spirits, South Africa
Biography
Incidental Accidents and Survival Innovations

Helene Nieuwoudt
South African Grape and Wine Research Institute, South Africa
Biography
Paradigm shifts in Wine Sciences that relate to changes in flavour aroma

Prof. Folarin Oguntoyinbo
Appalachian State University, USA
Biography
The need to preserve the microbiome of African traditional fermented foods and beverages

Gary Tucker
Campden BRI, United Kingdom
Biography
The role that bread plays in the diet