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Plenary Speakers

Prof. Aman Wirakartakusumah
International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST), Indonesia

Main Plenary 1
Food Sovereignty: Movement towards Self-sustainable Basic Foods Systems
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Prof Christiani Jeyakumar Henry
Deputy Executive Director
Singapore Institute of Food and Biotechnology Innovation, A*STAR, Singapore

Main Plenary 2
Contribution of Food Technology on Nutrition and Human Health – Opportunities and Challenges
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bernard Loo Liat Wen
Deputy Cluster Director of Food, Chemical and Biotechnology Cluster
Singapore Institute of Technology

Addressing Challenges in Cultivated Meat Production
Adeline Yong
Risk Assessment and Communication Department, National Centre of Food Science, Singapore

Singapore’s Regulatory Framework for Novel Foods
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Dr. Leong Sze Ying
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Taylor's University, Malaysia
University of Otago, New Zealand
Riddet Institute, New Zealand

Pulsed Electric Fields: A Revolutionary Technology for Achieving Sustainability in Food Processing
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Stewart Jones
Pacific Quality Infrastructure (PQI) Initiative, Australia

Improving the Quality of Food Analysis in the Asia Pacific Region
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Nazli Suhardi Ibrahim
Deputy Director (Nutrition Division)
Ministry of Health, Malaysia

Addressing Obesity Challenges in ASEAN: Malaysian Context
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Dr. Fung Wai Yee
Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Manager
Avantsar Sdn Bhd, Malaysia

Palm Tocotrienols for Health: 20 years of Evidence
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Assoc. Prof Dr. Khanita Ruttarattanamongkol
Naresuan University, Thailand

Edible Insects as Innovative Ingredients for Food and Feed Industries
Professor Pascal Degraeve
Université Lyon 1, BioDyMIA Research Unit, France
UCSI University, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Perishable Foods Extension of Shelf Life: Potential of Innovative Packaging Solutions Illustrated by Some Case Studies.
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Peter Yu
Program Director
APAC Society for Cellular Agriculture, Singapore

Regulatory Coordination and Collaborative Efforts are Key to the Success of the Cultivated Meat Industry
Dr. Mohammad Naqib Hamdan
Senior Lecturer
Academy of Islamic Civilisation, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Kenji Sato
Kyoto University, Japan

Modulation of The Innate Immune System by Peptides in Japanese Fermented Soybean Paste, Miso
Faiza binti Ismail
Food Technology Officer
Food Safety and Quality Division, Ministry of Health Malaysia

Food Safety Control of Home-Based Food in Malaysia Prepared for Sale
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Dr. Choo Wee Sim
Associate Professor
School of Science, Monash University Malaysia

High Pressure Homogenisation on the Extractability and Stability of Biometrics Pigments
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Prof. Charles Brennan
RMIT University, Melbourne

Link Between Plant-based Diets and Human Nutrition
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Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr Chong Li Choo
Taylor's University, Malaysia

Culinology®: Unleashing the Potential of ASEAN's Food Industry through Innovation and Sustainability
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Cary Bin Sun
Matrix Analytical Technologies Sdn Bhd

Protein Analysis in Food Ensuring Nutritional Quality, Labeling Integrity and Consumer Safety, Combining Data from Kjeltec 9 and DS3
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Iain Brownlee
Northumbria University, United Kingdom

The AMBROSIA Project: a Novel Dietary Intervention Targeting Frailty in Older Adults project
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Zalman Ali
Islamic Religious Council of Singapore

Considerations for the Halal Certification of Cultivated Meat: A Singapore Perspective
Dr. Raffael Osen
Group Leader of Food Process Engineering Department
Singapore Institute of Food and Biotechnology Innovation, A*STAR, Singapore

Building the Alternative Protein Development Platform for Food and Ingredients Innovation
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Dr. Chew Fook Tim
Associate Professor
National University of Singapore

Food Security Considerations for Singapore - Examples of Molecular Breeding for Indoor Farms and Green Houses
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Prof. Pavinee Chinachoti
Food Science and Technology Association of Thailand

Bridging the gap in Food with Function Claims for ASEAN Biological Resources
Ruhana binti Abdul Latif
Principal Assistant Director
Food Safety and Quality Division, Ministry of Health Malaysia

Harmonisation of Food Safety Standard in ASEAN
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Dr. Maria Leonora Lotis dL. Francisco
Department of Food Science & Nutrition College of Home Economics, University of the Philippines, Dillman Q.C

A Sensory Approach to the Future of Food in ASEAN: Enhancing Quality, Innovation and Global Competitiveness
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Dr. Pushpanathan Sundram
CEO of PublicPolicyAsia Advisors, Singapore

Role of Innovation and Technology in Addressing AMR in ASEAN Agri and Aquaculture Technologies
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