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3rd Food Safety & Quality Online Summit

  • 9th – 10th December 2020
  • Hopin flag Hopin
  • ONLINE

This year’s edition of the summit will be held online and will address issues in food technol­ogy, packaging, and labeling, as well as food laws and regulations.

The best industry experts will update you on current trends and in­novations, focussing on food safety and quality challenges towards meeting next-generation standards.

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About Food Safety & Quality Event  

This Premier event offers a great opportunity for networking with in­dustry changemakers and gaining insights from experts in this field.

We look forward to welcoming you to the 3rd Annual Food Safety & Quality Online Summit in December 2020! 

Who Should Attend

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

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Quality Control
  • Affordability
  • Yearly Studies
  • Ingredient Safety
  • New Technologies
  • Global Equipment
  • Research & Development
  • Traceability
  • Health Studies
  • Agricultural Studies
  • Technical Development
  • Packaging
  • Innovative Solutions
  • Labeling
  • Crisis Management
  • Supply Chain Quality
  • Investing
  • Supplier Quality & Development
  • Environment, Health & Safety (EHS)
  • Research Institutes
  • Hygienic Design
  • Financing
  • Hygiene & Food Safety
  • Occupational Safety
  • Sanitation
  • Sustainable Packaging
  • Associations & Authorities
  • Quality Assurance
  • Legal & Regulatory Affairs
  • Growing
  • Food Safety Software
  • Food Retail
  • Microbiology

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Key Practical Learning Points

  • Animal and plant diseases control in food manufacturing
  • Food and beverage labeling excellence
  • Process validation
  • Probiotics, allergens, nutrition
  • Innovation in packaging and packaging waste directive regulations
  • Risk management and analysis
  • Supply chain and food contact materials
  • Solving problems and customer complaints management
  • Current regulations
  • Food revolution

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Noeleen Donegan , IL

Global Vice President Food Safety

Kerry

About Speaker

John Carter, LU

Area Europe Quality Director

Ferrero

About Speaker

Dipl.-Ing. Hans-Dieter Philipowski, DE

President

ENFIT - International Association – Supply Chain Safety

About Speaker

Karmela Kovačić, DE

Head of QA Supply Chain / FSD

METRO AG

About Speaker

Marco Scialpi, CH

Food Safety Global Business Development Head

TÜV Rheinland Group

About Speaker

Yves Rey, FR

Former Corporate Quality General Manager

Danone

About Speaker

Anissa Ouzir, EU

Quality & Solutions Expert

Trace One

About Speaker

Lisa Bahmann-Rocher, EU

New Business Development

Trace One

About Speaker

Muhammad Shahbaz, SA

Food Safety Expert

Mawarid Food Company (Pizza Hut) Saudi Arabia

About Speaker

Andrew Manly, NL

Communications Director / Packaging Consultant

AIPIA – Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association

About Speaker

Dr. Monika Toenniessen, DE

Manager Product Safety & Regulatory Affairs – Global Food Safety

Henkel

About Speaker

Dr. Andre Weiss, DE

Lab Manager Instrumental Analytics Project Management Food Safety

Henkel

About Speaker

Giorgio Buccilli, DE

Director Business Development DACH

Selerant

About Speaker

Pierre-Olivier Béal, FR

Head of Sales & Marketing

Novolyze

About Speaker

Maike Schmitz, UK

International Sales Manager 

PestWest Electronics Ltd

About Speaker

Shabana Ahmadzai, FI

Director of Services

Altum Technologies

About Speaker

Esteban Soto, USA

CEO Americas

Altum Technologies

About Speaker

Tod Harter, USA

Lead Food Technologist

The Morning Star Company

About Speaker

Noeleen Donegan , IL

Global Vice President Food Safety

Kerry

Noeleen Donegan joined Kerry group in 2000, having worked previously in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry as a quality engineer. Over her long career in Kerry, Noeleen has led many functions including regulatory, RDA and innovation. In 2015 Noeleen was appointed VP QHSE for APMEA countries, based in Singapore. She returned to Ireland in 2018 and is now global VP of food safety for Kerry.

John Carter, LU

Area Europe Quality Director

Ferrero

Previously with Danone, Metro AG, Kraft Foods/Mondelez and Campden BRI.

A globally recognised senior leader in consumer goods safety and quality, John has executive-level technical leadership experience in both major retailers and manufacturers – and is currently leading the European Quality agenda at Ferrero in Luxembourg. As a former board member of the Global Food Safety Initiative, he has a track record of driving a cultural change in complex, multi-national environments and has deep category experience in confectionery, dairy, plant-based foods, beverages, and many other sectors. Wherever he has worked in the last thirty years, he has been a champion of pragmatic risk assessment and management, enabling fast decision making and driving innovation. John has a degree in Chemical Engineering from London South Bank University, an MBA from Cambridge University, and recently completed a Business Sustainability Leadership qualification, also from Cambridge. 

Dipl.-Ing. Hans-Dieter Philipowski, DE

President

ENFIT - International Association – Supply Chain Safety

Hans-Dieter Philipowski has an MSc and has been an entrepreneur since 1990. Since 2006, he’s been the founder and president of ENFIT, an international association on supply chain safety. Since 2017, he’s been the chairman of the European working group food safety in the supply chain in Brussels.

Karmela Kovačić, DE

Head of QA Supply Chain / FSD

METRO AG

Karmela Kovačić is global quality assurance expert in Metro AG, with the years of progressive experiences in the food processing and wholesale industry. She has a master’s in technical sciences in the field of food safety and quality. Thirteen years of her career in the field made her a recognisable expert for supplier qualification, audits, product development, food safety and quality systems. Her career at Metro started in 2012 in Croatia, where she gained experience in quality management systems and supplier management. Currently she holds the position of a global quality assurance expert responsible for fresh products, fish and meat.

Marco Scialpi, CH

Food Safety Global Business Development Head

TÜV Rheinland Group

Before joining TÜV Rheinland, Marco Scialpi spent 25 years within companies such as Nestle, Cereal Partner Worldwide, Ernst & Young Consulting, Cap Gemini, Deloitte and Det Norske Veritas, working in R&D and corporate level of food safety and product safety risk management, quality, regulatory and management system services. At Nestlé, he was responsible for the product safety from design to post-launch of all beverage systems (Nescafé Dolce Gusto, professional, BabyNes, Special T, barista), packaging (Nescafé, etc..) and food processing lines, in CPW of the safety from design to post-launch of 150 billion promotional items (25 product categories) in 200 countries. In DNV of more than 800 management system audits for several standards and product inspections. At TÜV Rheinland, he is leading the FCM stream promoting a global compliance approach including compliance and regulatory services, testing services and management system audits and leading from a functional business point of view the digitalisation process of the TÜV services for the product business division.

Yves Rey, FR

Former Corporate Quality General Manager

Danone

Yves Rey is a former corporate general manager at Danone Group, and also a former chairman of the Global Food Safety Initiatives board, a senior advisor to the food safety consortium at HK Poly University, an honourable advisor to the international food safety association of Hong Kong, and an honourable advisor to the China Food Safety Initiative and GFSI. Yves is a graduate of ENSAIA, France and holds MSc degrees in chemistry and biochemistry. He has more than 45 years’ experience in the world’s lead­ing food, beverage and packaging companies in 10 different countries. He started his career in 1975 with Heineken in production and then joined Schweppes in 1982, first as plant manager and then as operations director. In 1991, he was appointed technical director of Coca-Cola. In 1994, he was appointed general manager for Europe of McCain Sunnyland, before moving on in 1999 to become general manager of South Europe for Wipak Flexible Packaging. Yves joined the Danone Groupe in 2003. He held the position of corporate quality general manager and then, since January 2015, he has held the position of senior advisor to Danone’s board. In 2016, he was appointed senior advisor to the United Nations office for project services in Asia Pacific. Yves was on the board of directors for Safe Supply of Affordable Food Everywhere (SSAFE) and is working closely with CFDA, AQSIQ and CNCA in China on the global harmonisation of food safety requirements, with USDA and FDA (USA) regarding food safety standards, with DG-Sanco in Europe on food fraud and with CODEX/FAO on the new strategic plan 2025 and OIE on harmonised food safety standards and animal welfare.

Anissa Ouzir, EU

Quality & Solutions Expert

Trace One

Anissa Ouzir has a decade of experience in food quality and product development. She worked for Leclerc, a major French retailer, Nomad Foods Europe and she also spent a year and a half in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso to help improve quality in different food industries. She learned the specificity of various food products such as frozen ready-meals, vegetables, dairy, or meat. She approached different aspect of quality as she was auditing suppliers, writing specifications, handling corrective actions and consumer complaints or managing recalls. Her curiosity and passion led her to do some learnings in Supply chain management with MIT as there are lots of bridges with quality topics. She joined Trace One a year ago to bring her expertise and knowledge to help Trace One to develop tools to assist quality managers in their daily challenges.

Lisa Bahmann-Rocher, EU

New Business Development

Trace One

Lisa has over 20 years of experience in consumer/trade marketing, product development and new business development, having worked for consumer products companies, retailers and PLM providers gathered in North America, Europe, the Russian Federation and China for both branded and private label products.

Muhammad Shahbaz, SA

Food Safety Expert

Mawarid Food Company (Pizza Hut) Saudi Arabia

Muhammad Shahbaz is an experienced food technologist and food safety professional with over 15 years of food sector experience, particularly in food safety and quality management systems. He has worked within a variety of food manufacturing facilities and retail, which include industries such as bakery, confectionery, meat processing, beverages, dairy and flour, and rice milling as well.

Muhammad has a BSC degree in Food Science and Technology, and a master’s in food safety and Controls with the addition of the Post Graduate Diploma of Halal Food Production.

Muhammad has intensively worked across Pakistan and Middle East (Dubai, Saudi Arabia, and Bahrain), and has provided support for many food businesses that are working towards achieving GFSI certifications and have conducted third-party HACCP, FSSC 22000, supplier audits, QSR customer brand standard audits.

Muhammad has strong auditing and training skills and is currently a registered auditor for GFSI standards such as BRCGS, FSSC, and IFS. Muhammad has vast experience in implementing and auditing Yum International standards (Yum QSA, FSA, Storage and Distribution, Food Safety Compliance Check, and transportations).

He is an active member of IAFP (International Association of Food Protection), Dubai Food Safety Google group, and is a Life Member of PSFST (Pakistan Society of Food Scientist and Technologist). In addition to that, he is a member of the Food Safety Advisory Council of NSF International Michigan USA and was also a member of GFSI for the Hygienic Design Technical Working Group.

He is currently associated with “Mawarid Food Company (Pizzahut) Saudi Arabia” and responsible for leading the “Quality Assurance Department.

 

Andrew Manly, NL

Communications Director / Packaging Consultant

AIPIA – Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association

Andrew Manly joined the packaging sector in 1977 and became the founding CEO of the UK Processing & Packaging Machinery Trade Association – a position he held from 1987 to 2005. He then spent a brief period as the head of the UK’s Machine Tool Association before returning to the packaging sector in 2008 as a journalist and consultant. He has presented papers on packaging technologies in more than 70 countries and writes extensively on packaging matters for several journals around the world. He is a board member of the International Packaging Press Organisation (IPPO) and, in 2011, helped found the Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA). He is currently the communications director at AIPIA and, in addition to editing its newsletter, helps organise the annual AIPIA World Congress.

Dr. Monika Toenniessen, DE

Manager Product Safety & Regulatory Affairs – Global Food Safety

Henkel

Dr. Monika Toenniessen is a chemist by profession with the degree of doctor in organic chemistry. In 1993 she started working for Henkel AG & Co. KGaA in the division Industrial Adhesives, department product development of labelling adhesives. Since 2008 she is part of the Product Safety Department of the Adhesive Technologies division and deals with customer inquiries. She is an expert on all topics related to food contact. At Henkel she is the responsible manager for all food contact questions. She is member of the paper & packaging group of the European Adhesive Association FEICA and of the technical committee paper/packaging (TKPV) of the German adhesives association IVK.

Dr. Andre Weiss, DE

Lab Manager Instrumental Analytics Project Management Food Safety

Henkel

André Weiss holds a PhD in Food Chemistry. Following his studies in Food Chemistry he completed a legal training in the field of food law including packaging materials, commodities and cosmetic products at the German State Agency for Nature, Environment and Consumer Protection. Since 2015, André Weiss is working as Lab Manager Instrumental Analytics at Henkel’s Central Analytical Department in Germany. As Project Manager for Food Safety, he is responsible for analytical testing of food contact materials on a European Level with special focus on adhesives and coatings.

Giorgio Buccilli, DE

Director Business Development DACH

Selerant

Giorgio, for over twenty years, supports food and beverage companies innovating products and services. He started in the late ´90 with the computer simulation of food manufacturing processes in order to meet design objectives and minimize the time to market. Today with Selerant, Giorgio helps food companies digitalizing their product innovation process and ensuring product safety and quality. 

Pierre-Olivier Béal, FR

Head of Sales & Marketing

Novolyze

An MBA degree holder from ESSEC Business School Paris, Pierre-Olivier has more than seven years of experience in Business Development and Marketing. He notably worked in the pharmaceutical industry with URGO and Aguettant in International Development functions before joining Novolyze.

Maike Schmitz, UK

International Sales Manager 

PestWest Electronics Ltd

Maike Schmitz joined PestWest Electronics Ltd in 2018 as an International Sales Manager. Prior to her current career, she has successfully led retail operations for 11 years, managing regional store developments and constant improvements across Germany and the UK. 

Part of the Killgerm Group Ltd, PestWest Electronics Ltd is a British manufacturer supplying high-quality UV fly control units. It is part of the PestWest mission to provide the pest control sector with the relevant tools to keep sensitive manufacturing areas in safe hands. 

Rating their customers the most important people in the business, Maike has developed strategies to deepen relationships with key partners. Throughout continuous client training and consulting, she has worked with numerous customers and supported their journey towards the successful implementation of proactive and innovative pest control management solutions. 

Shabana Ahmadzai, FI

Director of Services

Altum Technologies

Based in Helsinki, Finland, and with a strong background in research and development in physics, Shabana Ahmadzai has been leading the implementation of high-power ultrasound, product usability, and optimization of user experience at Altum Technologies. Today her responsibilities include managing fouling removal and prevention projects across different industries worldwide.

Esteban Soto, USA

CEO Americas

Altum Technologies

Esteban Soto is CEO Americas for Altum Technologies. He moved from Finland to the USA to expand operations to the Americas in 2018. Besides taking care of marketing, operations, and sales in the American continent, Esteban has firsthand experience in project execution and installation of Altum’s power ultrasound systems. He has also managed several projects with clients in the food industry, such as The Morning Star Company.

Tod Harter, USA

Lead Food Technologist

The Morning Star Company

Tod Harter is the Lead Food Technologist for The Morning Star Company, the World’s largest tomato processor, with multiple operations located in California. Tod has firsthand experience of the food processing industry’s intense harvesting and processing demands.

During the summer, Morning Star’s three tomato processing factories produce tomato products 24-hours a day for 80 to 100 consecutive days processing over 3,000,000-tons of fresh vine-ripened mechanically harvested tomatoes. In addition, Morning Star has received the title of “The World’s Most Creatively Managed Company in The World” by the Harvard Business Review.

Noeleen Donegan , IL

Global Vice President Food Safety

Kerry

John Carter, LU

Area Europe Quality Director

Ferrero

Dipl.-Ing. Hans-Dieter Philipowski, DE

President

ENFIT - International Association – Supply Chain Safety

Karmela Kovačić, DE

Head of QA Supply Chain / FSD

METRO AG

Marco Scialpi, CH

Food Safety Global Business Development Head

TÜV Rheinland Group

Yves Rey, FR

Former Corporate Quality General Manager

Danone

Anissa Ouzir, EU

Quality & Solutions Expert

Trace One

Lisa Bahmann-Rocher, EU

New Business Development

Trace One

Muhammad Shahbaz, SA

Food Safety Expert

Mawarid Food Company (Pizza Hut) Saudi Arabia

Andrew Manly, NL

Communications Director / Packaging Consultant

AIPIA – Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association

Dr. Monika Toenniessen, DE

Manager Product Safety & Regulatory Affairs – Global Food Safety

Henkel

Dr. Andre Weiss, DE

Lab Manager Instrumental Analytics Project Management Food Safety

Henkel

Giorgio Buccilli, DE

Director Business Development DACH

Selerant

Pierre-Olivier Béal, FR

Head of Sales & Marketing

Novolyze

Maike Schmitz, UK

International Sales Manager 

PestWest Electronics Ltd

Shabana Ahmadzai, FI

Director of Services

Altum Technologies

Esteban Soto, USA

CEO Americas

Altum Technologies

Tod Harter, USA

Lead Food Technologist

The Morning Star Company

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