8th International Conference on

Food Safety & Regulatory Measures

Theme: Healthier the Food, Merrier the World

OCM for Food Safety Series Conferences

Organizing Committee

OCM Member

Kashif Ghafoor

Associate Professor
King Saud University
Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

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Irene Rodrigues Freitas

Professor
Minas Gerais State University
Brazil

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Spiros Paramithiotis

Professor
Agricultural University of Athens
Greece

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Antonio Bevilacqua

Senior Researcher
University of Foggia
Italy

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Mehran Moradi

Assistant professor
Urmia University
Iran

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Lingwen Zeng

Principle investigator and director general.
Wuhan Academy of Agricultural Sciences
China

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Ivan Nastasijevic

Associate Director
Institute of Meat Hygiene and Technology
Serbia

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Antonio Valero Díaz

Professor
University of Cordoba
Spain

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CV Maria J. Cantalejo

Professor
University of Navarre
Spain

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Shahzad Zafar Iqbal

Assistant Professor
University of Agriculture
Pakistan

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Mutamed Ayyash

Assistant Professor
United Arab Emirates University
United Arab Emirates

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Organizing Committee - Food Safety 2017

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Nikos E Mavroudis

Programme Leader Department of Applied Sciences (FoESA)
Northumbria University
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

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Michael Granvogl

Associate Professor
Technical University of Munich
Germany

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Marco Iammarino

Principal Investigator - Project "MPSQA"
Institute Zooprofilattico of Puglia and Basilicata
Italy

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Nitaigour Premchand Mahalik

Professor
Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
USA

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Spiros Paramithiotis

Laboratory of Food Quality Control and Hygiene, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
Agricultural University of Athens
Greece

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Malik A. Hussain

Senior Technical Officer
NSW Food Authority
Australia

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Maristela Martins Pereira

Faculty of Agricultural Sciences - FCA
Federal University of Amazonas
Brazil

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Luis A. García-Zapateiro

Director Research Group in Complex fluid engineering and Food Rheology - IFCRA
Universidad De Cartagena - Colombia
Colombia

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Organizing Committee - Food Safety 2016

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Arpad Ambrus

Chief Scientific Advisor and Chair for CCMAS
National Food Chain Safety Office
Hungary

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Nikos E Mavroudis

Programme Leader Department of Applied Sciences (FoESA)
Northumbria University
United Kingdom

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Vicente Rodríguez Fuentes

President
European Food Law Association, Lawyer at Legalagrifood Abogados
Spain

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Kalanithi Nesaretnam

Minister, Embassy of Malaysia and Mission of Malaysia to the European Union Regional Manager,
Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) Europe
Malaysia

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Michael Granvogl

Chair for Food Chemistry
Technical University of Munich
Germany

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Chen Situ

Institute for Global Food Security
Queen’s University Belfast
United Kingdom

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Sylvia Pfaff

Consultant
Food Information service Europe
Germany

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Beate Kettlitz

Food DrinkEurope
Director for Food Safety, Science and R&D
Belgium

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Shu Geng

Term President, Joint Research Centre,
National Food Safety Centre
China

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Jerzy Radecki

Head of Department of Biosensors
Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of Polish Academy of Sciences
Olsztyn,Poland

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Eulogio J. Llorent-Martínez

Department of Physical and Analytical Chemistry
University of Jaén
Spain

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Malcolm Elliott

Founding Director, The Norman Borlaug Institute for Global Food Security
Editor in Chief, Agriculture and Food Security
United Kingdom

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Carla Vartanian

American Overseas Dietetic Association
American University of Beirut
Lebanon

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R R Sharma

Principal Scientist
Division of Food Science & Postharvest Technology
India

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Organizing Committee - Food Safety-2015

OCM Member

Arpad Ambrus

Chief Scientific Advisor and Chair for CCMAS
National Food Chain Safety Office
Hungary

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Maria Tsimidou

Chair of the Cost Action Saffronomics
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Greece

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Sanjay Dave

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
India

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Carla Vartanian

American Overseas Dietetic Association
American University of Beirut
Lebanon

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Hami Alpas

Acting Secretary General
Professor of Food Engineering
Middle East Technical University
Turkey

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Cheng-An (Andy) Hwang

Research Food Technologist
Eastern Regional Research Center
Pennsylvania
USA

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Roberta Onori

Department of Veterinary Public Health and Food Safety
National Institute of Health
Italy

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Wondwossen A. Gebreyes

Director and Professor
Global Health Programs
Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine
Ohio State University
USA

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George - John E. Nychas

Director and Professor
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
Agricultural University of Athens
Greece

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Ying Zhu

Director
Australian Centre for Asian Business
University of South Australia Business School
Australia

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Douglas L. Archer

Director and Associate Dean for Research Florida Agricultural Experiment Station Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition Department
University of Florida
USA

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Eulogio J. Llorent-Martinez

Research scientist
Department of Physical and Analytical Chemistry
University of Jaén
Spain

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Helga Naes

Research Director Food Safety and Quality
Norwegian Institute of Food
Norway

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Lynn Frewer

Professor of Food & Society
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom

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Nikos Mavroudis

Senior Lecturer
Programme Leader Department of Applied Sciences (FoESA)
Northumbria University Newcastle
United Kingdom

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Clare Narrod

Research Scientist and Manager Risk Analysis Program
University of Maryland
USA

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Bonnie Buntain

Professor of Ecosystem
Public Health Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
University of Calgary
Canada

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Cristina L.M. Silva

Associate Professor Escola Superior de Biotecnologia(SB)
Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Portugal

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Kirsten Brandt

Senior Lecturer of Food Science and Nutrition
Human Nutrition Research Centre
Newcastle University
United Kingdom

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Ara Kanekanian

Principal Lecturer Cardiff School of Health Sciences
Cardiff Metropolitan University
United Kingdom

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Faiza Mohamed Osman

Founder and Head of Nutrition Institute of Endemic Disease
University of Khartoum
Sudan

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Mitchel Abaracoso Andrada

Quality and Certification Manager Aquagrow Corporation
University of the Philippines
Malaysia

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Hanee M. Al-Dmoor

Nutrition & Food Processing Department
Al-Balqa Applied University Founder of Scientific Food Center
Jordan

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Organizing Committee - Food Technology-2014

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Daniel Y. C Fung

Congress Chair for Food Technology- 2014
Professor of Food Science
Kansas State University
USA
Tel: 785-532-1208
Fax: 785-532-5681

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Ozlem Tokusoglu

Congress Co-Chair for Food Technology- 2014
Associate Professor
Department of Food Engineering
Celal Bayar University
Turkey
Tel: 905-335-193574

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Gabriela Riscuta

Program Director
Nutritional Science Research Group
Division of Cancer Prevention
National Cancer Institute
USA
Tel: 240-276-7118

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Annette C. Bentley

President
American Celiac Society
USA

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Claus Muss

President
International Research Group for Preventive Medicine (I-GAP)
Austria
Tel: +49 (0)821 511670

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Massimo Cecaro

Secretary
National Councilor of Italian Medical Press Association
Italy

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Alison Burton Shepherd

Professor
Department of Primary and Intermediate
King’s College London
United Kingdom
Tel: 44 (0)20 7848 3613

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Mirjana Menkovska

Professor
Leader of Department of Food Technology and Biotechnology
Macedonia
Tel./fax: +389 2 3065 120

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Dilek Heperkan

Professor
Department of Food Engineering
Istanbul Technical University
Turkey
Tel: 902-122-856041

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Ian Watson

Senior Lecturer
Systems, Power and Energy Research Division
School of Engineering
University of Glasgow
United Kingdom
Tel: 440-141-330-5258

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Yongjae Lee

Head of Separation Science
Food Protein R&D Center
Texas A&M University
USA
Tel: 979-845-2758

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Tapan K. Basu

Executive Director
International College of Nutrition
University of Alberta
Canada
Tel: 780-492-3235
Fax: 780-492-4265

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Syed S. H. Rizvi

Professor
Department of Food Science
Cornell University
USA
Tel: 607-257-1170

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Soraya L. Valles

Professor
Department of Physiology
University of Valencia
Spain
Tel: 963-864-646
Fax: 963-864-642

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Milla Alves Baffi

Professor
Universidade Federal de Uberlândia
Brasil
Tel: 55-343-218-2225.

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Devi Prasad Juvvadi

Director
Agriculture Management Resource Group(AMRG)
Centre for Good Governance
India
Tel: 984-999-6099

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Ofero A. Caparino

Division Chief
Bio-Process Engineering Division
PhilMech
Philippines
Tel: 63-932-861-6958

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A. Elango

Professor and Head
Department of Dairy Science
TANUVAS
India

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Renata Dobrila Dintinjana

Professor
Internal Medicine
University of Rijeka
Croatia

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Tony N Mutukumira

Head
Institute of Food Nutrition and Family Sciences
Massey University
New Zealand
Tel: 64-211-113-5609

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G. N. Elemo

Director General And Chief Executive
Federal Institute of Industrial Research (FIIRO)
Nigeria

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Kalpagam Polasa

Director In-charge
National Institute of Nutrition
India
Tel: +91-040-27197278
Fax: +91-040-27019074

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Ramesh Mittal

Deputy Director
National Institute of Agricultural Marketing
India
Tel: 982-921-0015

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Noureddine Benkeblia

Professor
Department of Life Science
The University of the West Indies
Jamaica
Tel: 876-970-6849
Fax: 876-702-4203

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Ram Roshan Sharma

Senior Scientist
Division of Post Harvest Technology
Indian Agricultural Research Institute
India
Tel: 011-258-42155

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Luca Rastrelli

Professor
Department of Food Chemistry
Faculty of Pharmacy
University of Salerno Italy
Tel: 39-089-969766
Fax: 39-089-969602

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Rajiv K. Shah

Senior Technology Scientist
ANRD
Abbott Nutrition
India

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Peter Orji Uvere

Senior Lecturer
Food Science and Technology
University of Nigeria
Nigeria

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