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Food Safety Forum 2019


The Food Safety Forum this year themed as “Technology, Innovation, and Food Safety”. The 5th edition of our annual forum will be held on 23 August, 2019, and gathers the collective wisdom from an expected 400 industry experts, practitioners, academia and government officials. Through ideas exchange and case sharing, GS1 Hong Kong hopes to strengthen the food traceability practices and standards with innovative technologies.

International speakers and thought leaders will share on a wide range of topics, including food safety in a global perspective, local Government’s new initiatives, and technologies like blockchain and intelligence system, and many more to come!

Event details **Free Registration**
Date: 23 August 2019 (Friday)
Time: 13:30 – 18:00
Location: N201, L2, HKCEC, WanChai

Program Highlights
Keynote Topic 1 –
How The Global Partnership Is Driving Greater Impact on Food Safety
– Ms. Sarah Ockman, Global Lead, IFC Food Safety Advisory (World Bank Group)

Keynote Topic 2 –
Future Direction of Food Import Control: Innovation and Technology
– Mr. Tse Lai-chi, Manager (Special Duties), Centre for Food Safety, The Government of the HKSAR

Topic 3 –
Food Blockchain: Hype Or True Path To Food Transparency
– Mr. William Watts, Senior Director, Walmart Food Safety Collaboration Center

Registration and more presentation topics

For Enquiry, please call 2863 9753 or email