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1 June 2011 (Day 1)

0900 - 0930

Registration

 

Opening Ceremony

0930 - 1000

Officiating Speeches

  • Dr. York CHOW,Secretary for Food and Health, The Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
  • Ms. Jenny BISHOP, Technical Officer in Food Safety, World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office

Souvenir Presentation

Photo Session

Plenary Session A: Dealing with Food Emergencies

Moderator :

Prof. KWAN Hoi-shan, Professor, the School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

1000 - 1030

From Food Incidents to Crisis Management

Dr. Constance CHAN

Controller, Centre for Food Safety, Food and Environmental Hygiene Department

Presentation materials (pdf format)

Video (WMV format)

1030 - 1100

Connecting the World - How INFOSAN Works

Ms. Jenny BISHOP

Technical Officer in Food Safety, WHO Western Pacific Regional Office

Presentation materials (pdf format)

Video (WMV format)

1100 - 1120

Tea Break

1120 - 1150

The Challenges of Effective Surveillance in the Event of a Food Incident in China

Prof. CHEN Junshi

Professor, National Institute of Nutrition and Food Safety, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Chair of Codex Committee on Food Additives

Presentation materials (pdf format)

Video (WMV format)

1150 - 1220

Animal Diseases Threatening Food Safety - Are We Prepared?

Dr. CHUA Sin Bin

Principal Consultant, Agrifood Technologies Pte Ltd

Presentation materials (pdf format)

Video (WMV format)

1220 - 1300

Discussion

1300 - 1430

Lunch

1430 - 1510

Food Safety Responses to Fukishima Nuclear Plant Incident in Japan

Ms. Noriko ISEKI

Senior Technical Officer, Food Safety Department of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare , Japan

Presentation materials (pdf format)

1510 - 1530

Tea Break

Parallel Session A: Chemical Food Incidents and Risk Communication

Moderators :

Dr. CHAN Pui-kwong, Medical specialist in community medicine and in private practice

   

 

Dr. Teresa CHOI, Principal Medical Officer (Risk Assessment and Communication), Centre for Food Safety, Food and Environmental Hygiene Department

1530 - 1600

Chemical Food Poisoning

Dr. LAU Fei Lung

Chief of Service, Department of Clinical Toxicology of United Christian Hospital / Director of Hong Kong Poison Information Centre

Presentation materials (pdf format)

Video (WMV format)

1600 - 1630

Risk Assessment Support for Managing Food Incident

Dr. XIAO Ying

Food Safety Officer (Risk Assessment)

Centre for Food Safety, Food and Environmental Hygiene Department

Presentation materials (pdf format)

Video (WMV format)

1630 - 1700

Risk Communication and Food Incidents

Prof. Annisa LEE LAI Chun-hing

Assistant Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Presentation materials (pdf format)

Video (WMV format)

1700 - 1730

Discussion

Parallel Session B: A Risk-based Approach to Food Incidents

Moderators :

Prof. Jonathan WONG Woon-chung, Professor, Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University

Dr. Ada WONG, Senior Medical Officer (Risk Communication), Centre for Food Safety, Food and Environmental Hygiene Department

1530 - 1600

Risk Management Approaches to Food Incidents

Dr. PATHIRAJA Nimalajith

Food Safety Officer (Risk Management), Centre for Food Safety, Food and Environmental Hygiene Department

Presentation materials (pdf format)

Video (WMV format)

1600 - 1630

Traders' Responses to Food Incidents

Mr. Allen HO

Food Safety and Quality Assurance Director, Dairy Farm Group

Presentation materials (pdf format)

Video (WMV format)

1630 - 1700

Food Safety Ordinance and Traceability

Mr. C.W. CHIU

Senior Superintendent, Centre for Food Safety, Food and Environmental Hygiene Department

Presentation materials (pdf format)

Video (WMV format)

1700 - 1730

Discussion

2 June 2011 (Day 2)

Plenary Session B: Preparing for Future Challenges

Moderators :

Ms. Connie LAU Yin-hing, Chief Executive, Consumer Council of Hong Kong

Dr. Y.Y. HO, Consultant (Community Medicine) (Risk Assessment and Communication), Centre for Food Safety, Food and Environmental Hygiene Department

0930 - 1000

Pesticide Residues in Food

Dr. Teresa CHOI

Principal Medical Officer (Risk Assessment and Communication), Centre for Food Safety, Food and Environmental Hygiene Department

Presentation materials (pdf format)

Video (WMV format)

1000 - 1030

Detecting and Responding to Microbiological Food Emergencies

Prof. LIU Xiumei

Professor, National Institute of Nutrition and Food Safety, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention

1030 - 1100

What We Have Learnt from Chemical Food Incidents?

Dr. Dieter ARNOLD

International Consultant on Food Safety Systems
Former Chairman, Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA)

Presentation materials (pdf format) Video (WMV format)

1100 - 1130

Tea Break

1130 - 1200

Harmonization with International Standards in Preparation of Future Challenges

Dr. Y.Y. HO

Consultant (Community Medicine) (Risk Assessment and Communication), Centre for Food Safety, Food and Environmental Hygiene Department

Presentation materials (pdf format)

Video (WMV format)

1200 - 1230

Discussion

Moderators:

 

Professor Kwan Hoi-shan

 

Professor Kwan Hoi-shan is the Professor of the School of Life Sciences of the Chinese University of Hong Kong . His research interests range from food and nutritional science, food microbiology to molecular biotechnology. He is also actively involved in promoting the advancement of food technology and accreditation development in local food industry. He has been the Chairman of the Expert Committee on Food Safety since 2006.

Ms. Connie Lau Yin-hing

 

Ms. Connie Lau, Member of the Expert Committee on Food Safety of the Centre for Food Safety, is the Chief Executive of the Consumer Council of Hong Kong. Ms. Lau is also the Council and Executive Member of the Consumers International, a world federation of consumer bodies as well as the only independent and authoritative global voice for consumers.

Dr. Chan Pui-Kwong

 

Dr. Chan Pui-Kwong is a medical specialist in community medicine and is in private practice. He is the chairman of the Epidemics Committee of the Hong Kong Doctors Union. He is a member of the Scientific Committee on Enteric Infections and Foodborne Diseases of the Centre for Health Protection, as well as the Expert Committee on Food Safety of the Centre for Food Safety.

Professor Jonathan Wong Woon-chung

Professor Jonathan Wong is the Professor of the Department of Biology of Hong Kong Baptist University . His  research interests are many, including that on organic farming and development of organic standards and certification systems as well as related guidelines. He is a member of the Expert Committee on Food Safety of the Centre for Food Safety.

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