Provisional Programme (10h00 - 16h00)

This is a Provisional Programme and is subject to change, without notification


We are finalising our speaker line up to bring you the best in their fields. You can look forward to international and local speakers in a programme that is packed full of great information that you cannot afford to miss. This will be a virtual event like no other you have attended.

 

This event features four key sessions:

Session 1: An international perspective on the COVID 19 pandemic and the impact on food safety and food security amongst other

Session 2: Views on the impact on the South African food chain and lessons learned - trench warfare

Session 3: Further international learnings and how we can apply them to our FSMS

Session 4: What risks can we expect in 2021?

TIME SPEAKER DESIGNATION & ORGANISATION TITLE
10h00 Linda Jackson Director
Food Focus
House Rules
10h10 Prof Lucia Anelich Director
Anelich Consulting

Welcome, Opening and Session 1

SESSION 1:
An international perspective on the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact on food safety and food security amongst other issues

10h15 Prof Lucia Anelich Director
Anelich Consulting
SARS-CoV-2: Is it a food safety risk?
10h30 Dr. Wayne Anderson Director Food Science and Standards
Food Safety Authority of Ireland
Food Safety Regulatory Challenges in a COVID-19 Pandemic
  Dr. Jeff Lejeune

Food Safety and Quality Officer and Secretariat for the FAO/ WHO  Joint Expert Meeting on Microbiological Risk Assessment (JEMRA) at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 

Upsetting the Apple Cart: 
Impacts of a Pandemic (COVID-19) that’s not food transmitted on Food Systems
11h00 Dr. John Donaghy Head of Food Safety (Microbiology/Allergens)
Corporate Operations - Quality Management
Société des Produits Nestlé S.A. 
Navigating challenges of COVID throughout the food supply chain
11h20 All Q&A Q&A
11h30 Linda Jackson Director
Food Focus
Session 2:
Views on the impact on the South African food chain and lessons learned - trench warfare
11h40 Dr. Gerhard Neethling General Manager
Red Meat Industry Forum
The impact of the pandemic on the red meat supply chain
11h50 Lianne Jones Country Manager South Africa
Produce Marketing Association
The impact of the pandemic on the produce supply chain
12h00 Matlou Setati FSI Executive
Consumer Goods Council of South Africa
The impact of the pandemic on the manufacturer and retail supply chain
12h10 Jane Nock

Chief Technical Food Science Officer
In2Foods

Our experiences with COVID-19: Going Over the Top
12h20 Karin Carstensen Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Manager
Woolworths Foods South Africa
Woolworths Foods during COVID-19
12h30 Namhla Skweyiya Independent COVID-19: Flattening the curve or spiking food safety risks?
12h40 All Q&A Q&A
12h50 Kalmia Kniel President
IAFP 
Linda Jackson chats to the IAFP President, Kalmia Kniel
13h10 Lucky Draw Lucky Draw Lucky Draw
13h15 Prof Lucia Anelich Director
Anelich Consulting
Session 3:
Further international learnings and how we can apply them to our FSMS
13h20 Prof Leon Gorris Independent Food Safety Expert
Food Safety Futures 
COVID-19: Not a food safety issue but can food safety and hygiene help manage its health risks?
13h40 Prof Michelle Danyluk Professor of Food Science
The University of Florida

Food Hygiene Training in the Time of COVID-19: Everything has Changed (also, Nothing has Changed)

14h00 Prof Ryk Lues Director of Centre for Applied Food Safety and Biotechnology
Central University of Technology, Bloemfontein (CUT)
The influence of volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) conditions on food safety culture
  All Q&A Q&A
14h25 Linda Jackson

Director
Food Focus

Session 4 :
What risks can we expect in 2021?

14h30 JP. v. Lewinski

Senior Underwriter Crisis European Region
AIG Europe S.A. - German Branch
General Insurance - Casualty

COVID 19 – New Risk?
14h40 Kevin O'Brien Group Sustainability and Risk Executive
The SPAR Group Ltd
The immediate impact of COVID-19 has revealed the deep fragility of the South African food system and exposed the injustice that underpins it.
14h55 Elsabe Matthee Technical Manager
FSSC Foundation
The future of FSSC 22000
15h05 Dr. Richard Swannell International Development Director
WRAP Global
Food Waste - The real issue
15h15 Bill Marler Managing Partner
Marler Clark
Food Borne Illness Litigation
15h30 Frank Yiannas Deputy Commissioner,
Food Policy and Response
United States FDA
The real food safety risks for the future
15h50 Dawie Roodt Chief Economist
Efficient Group
The economic outlook for South Africa – post COVID
16h05 Karin Goodburn MBE Director-General 
Chilled Food Association 
The REAL food safety hazards we should be focusing on
16h25 All Q&A Q&A
16h30 Closure Closure Closure