Food Safety & Quality Summit
08-09

February 2018

Germany

Berlin

Wyndham Garden Berlin Mitte

Osloer Str. 116A, 13359

About

The Food Safety and Quality Summit scheduled for the 8th and 9th of February 2018 will bring together industry leaders and experts to discuss the latest discoveries, best practices, and newest technologies regarding food safety. Industry professionals will be seeking answers to some of the field’s biggest challenges including: biological and chemical food safety; advanced processing and preservation methods; how to integrate the food safety policy in European countries; introducing novel technologies; how to create behavioral change for sustai...

The Food Safety and Quality Summit scheduled for the 8th and 9th of February 2018 will bring together industry leaders and experts to discuss the latest discoveries, best practices, and newest technologies regarding food safety. Industry professionals will be seeking answers to some of the field’s biggest challenges including: biological and chemical food safety; advanced processing and preservation methods; how to integrate the food safety policy in European countries; introducing novel technologies; how to create behavioral change for sustainability; among other important issues. As the EU strives to ensure the highest level of food safety, it is important to debate on how to protect consumers health and interests while guaranteeing a smooth operation of the supply chain market. This Summit will focus on all aspects of food safety from the farm to fork approach to the prevention of foodborne illnesses and other food hazards outbreaks. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from experts in this field and network with them to make practical solutions and evolvements in Food Safety and Quality It is an honour to host this Summit and it’s a privilege to invite you to partake. We look forward to your participation in February!

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Who Should Attend

Chief Executives, Directors, Vice Presidents, Department Heads, Leaders, Managers, Scientists and Technologists specialising in:

  • Quality, Safety & Regulatory
  • Quality Safety Environment (QSE)
  • Food Retailing, Catering & Restaurant Services
  • Food Fraud, Adulteration & Prevention
  • Food Safety Legislation & Policy Making
  • Food Risk Management
  • Food Safety and Hygiene
  • Food Preservation
  • Toxicology
  • Sanitation & Hygiene Services
  • Product Inspection
  • Traceability
  • Supply Chain Quality
  • Research and Development (R&D)
  • Risk Management & Risk Communications
  • Legal and Regulatory Affairs
  • Business Development
  • Technologist
  • Food Technologies
  • Scientific Affairs
  • Global Equipment
  • Labelling
  • Quality Control & Assurance
  • Quality, Environment, Safety and Health (QESH)
  • Food Safety Software
  • Food Traceability
  • Food Testing
  • Food Procurement
  • Food Care
  • Food Chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Public Health
  • Product Development & Quality
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Supplier Quality and Development
  • Researcher
  • Crisis Management
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Technical Development
  • Technical Services
  • Scientific Affairs
  • Sustainable Food Chains
  • Packaging
  • Distributors, Products, Dietary and Food Safety

From Industries Including:

  • Food and Beverages
  • Food Processing
  • Food Retail
  • Food Supply Chain
  • Food Testing Laboratories
  • Regulatory Authorities
  • Scientific Consultancies
  • Investors & Financiers
  • Associations
  • Packaging
  • Agricultural Companies
  • Ingredient & Raw Material
  • Other Food Safety Professionals
  • Food Inspection
  • Food Production
  • Food Standards Agencies
  • Food Testing Equipment
  • Food Wholesale Plant Protection
  • Research Organisations and Institutes
  • Law Firms
  • Certification Agencies
  • Universities
  • Labelling
  • Distributors
  • Growers
Key Practical Learning Points of the Summit

Biodiversity in microbial ecosystems along the food chain
Bacteria resistance to drug treatments
Animal by-products: production, collection, transport, storage, use and disposal
Food authenticity vs food fraud: Stakeholder implications and mitigations
Food processing technologies: Advanced processing and preservation methods
Packaging: What matters to the consumers
Longer lasting in well packaged products: Bioplastics and its improved functionalities
Recycling and life cycle assessment of packaging
Legislation on food labelling
Novel technologies as a response to recent issues in food safety
Food technology in Europe
Future of food safety innovation: A futuristic overview of the next 5 to 10 years
Social & customer impacts of food safety
How globalisation affects food safety
Creating behavioural change for sustainability
The integration of the EU’s food safety policy in companies
Regulatory affairs: Managing your supply chains
Market demands: Challenges EU farmers face
Food laws and regulations: Environmental protection co-management with food safety
The farm to fork approach from the European Parliament
Speakers
Andreas Grabitz, DE

Consultant Packaging Materials

Eurofins Consumer Product Testing GmbH

Andrew Manly, NL

Global Food Safety/ Microbiology Programs

AIPIA - Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association

Anett Winkler, DE

EMEA Microbiologist

Cargill

Geert Berckmans, UK

Global Business Development

SGS Transparency-One

Geke Naaktgeboren-Stoffels, NL

Director Quality Assurance

FrieslandCampina Ingredients

Gerhard Rimkus, DE

Senior Consultant Food Safety and International Project Manager

Intertek Food Services

Ivana Maršan Jukić, PL

Expert for Quality and Safety of Foodstuffs

JS Hamilton Poland

Julia Schneider, DE

Head of V-Label

ProVeg (formerly VEBU)

Marcello Pezzi, UK

Food Contact Manager - European Paper and Packaging

DS Smith

Matilda Freund, CH

Sr. Director, Europe and Global Consumer Quality

Mondelez International

Matthias Graeber, CH

Program Manager, Data Analytics

Bühler

Paul Isherwood, UK

Head of Technical & Quality

The SHS Group Drinks Division

Stefan Akesson, SE

Manager, Food Safety & Equipment Safety

Tetra Pak Processing Systems

Wolfgang Röcher, DE

Scientific Communications Manager

Deb Group

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