2018 Conference Program

Animal Protein Asia 2018 was held on Monday-Tuesday 15-16 January 2018 starting each day at 0900 hrs and finishing at 1700 hrs. A ‘Meet the Speakers’ cocktail party was held at 1700-1900 hrs on Monday 15 January during which refreshments and finger food will be served.

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DAY ONE

15 January 2018 (Monday)
Pimarnman Room, Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel
155 Rajadamri Road, Bangkok 10330 Thailand Ph +66 2 126 8866

0900
Welcome

David Hughes
Conference Chairman, Emeritus Professor of Food Marketing at Imperial College London, UK
Prof Hughes has extensive experience as an international advisory board member with food & beverage supply chain companies and financial service organizations on three continents, assisting them with strategy and decision-making. He has lived and worked in Europe, North America, the Caribbean, Africa and South East Asia. For 20 years, he was a Non-Executive Director of Berry Gardens Ltd – a UK farmer-owned berry fruit business (£230 million turnover in 2015). With his American business partner, David established, grew and sold a branded fresh produce business which served supermarkets in the USA.

UNDERSTANDING CONSUMER ATTITUDES

0910
Consumer trends that impact the meat industry
David Hughes
Conference Chairman, Emeritus Professor of Food Marketing at Imperial College London, UK

0950
Catering for busy lifestyles

Philip Steggals
Managing Director, Kadence International, Singapore
Mr Steggals has been working with Kadence in Singapore since 2011, initially heading up the Insight function in the Singapore office. Kadence is known for bringing innovative methodologies and techniques to market research. The company has vast experience across many different sectors, countries and product cycles. As Managing Director he has been building stronger relationships with clients and to help raise the profile of strategic insight consultancy. The Singapore office acts as our regional hub in Asia with offices in Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Hong Kong, China, Japan. Mr Steggals has degrees in business studies, and research & consultancy from Lancaster University.

1030      Coffee

1100
ASEAN Millennials: One size fits all?

Goro Hokari, Managing Director of Hakuhodo Institute of Life and Living ASEAN, Executive Regional Strategic Planning Director of Hakuhodo Asia Pacific; Prompohn Supataravanich, Strategic Planning Supervisor of Hakuhodo Institute of Life and Living ASEAN, Strategic Planning Supervisor of Hakuhodo Asia Pacific Co Ltd; and Ampa Theerapatsakul, Strategic Planning Director of Hakuhodo Institute of Life and Living ASEAN, Strategic Planning Director of Hakuhodo (Bangkok) Co Ltd.
Goro Hokari is the Managing Director of Hakuhodo Institute of Life and Living ASEAN (corporate think tank) and Executive Regional Strategic Planning Director in Hakuhodo Asia Pacific (regional headquarter). He focuses on strengthening and implementation of strategic planning based on Hakuhodo philosophy sei-katsu-sha (human centric viewpoint) to the Hakuhodo group offices across South East Asia. Hakuhodo is an integrated advertising and communication agency headquartered in Japan which is the world’s sixth largest advertising agency.

1140      Discussion panel with the speakers from the Understanding consumer attitudes session

1210      Lunch

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

1320
Every mouthful meaningful for the sustainable life chain

Patcharaporn Sagulwiwat
Assistant Vice President, Corporate Social Responsible and Sustainable Development, Chareon Pokphand Foods, Thailand
Ms Patcharaporn has been with CPF for 11 years initially as a General Manager with the company’s poultry integration but more recently with the Corporate Social Responsible and Sustainable Development Department in Bangkok. She has been instrumental in CPF being accepted as a member of the globally recognized Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for the third year in a row, and for the company receiving a Sustainability Report Recognition Award from the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission.

CATCHING THE TRENDS IN FOOD RETAIL & FOOD SERVICE

1350
How food service and food retail are converging
David Hughes
Conference Chairman, Emeritus Professor of Food Marketing at Imperial College London, UK

1430
Trends in QSR

Rob Gosney
Protein Product Development and Innovation Advisor, Australia
Mr Gosney is an accomplished food value chain specialist with more than 25 years of experience in leading value added food product production and food service establishments. Most recent clients have included: Misschu Tuckshops, a Lao-Vietnamese-Australian themed restaurant chain; and Sumpo Food Group, a fully integrated Fujian, China, based agribusiness group with annual sales revenue of more than $500 million plus. Prior to that he was Group R&D and Product Innovation Manager, Asia Pacific Region with OSI International Foods where he developed and commercialised many new products in seven sites in the Asia Pacific region.

1500      Coffee

KEYNOTE PRESETATION

1530
Disruptive market change in the food sector

Jean-Yves Chow
Senior Vice President, Food & Agri Sector Coverage, Mizuho Bank, Singapore
JY Chow covers the food, beverage and agriculture sectors in Asia Pacific-ex Japan to deliver business strategic and financial solution to Mizuho clients. Prior to joining Mizuho, he held research, advisory and trade finance roles at Rabobank in Hong Kong for seven years. At this position he originating, advising, and financing transactions in the food and agriculture supply chain across Asia for large multinationals, government authorities, financial institutions and private equities. He initially built his food and agri expertise while operating as a technical director at Invivo/Neovia in China for 5 years.

1610      Discussion panel with the speakers from the Developing & marketing innovative meat products session.

1700      Meet the Speakers Cocktail Party (finger food and refreshments provided until 1830 hrs)

DAY TWO

16 January 2017 (Tuesday)
Pimarnman Room, Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel
155 Rajadamri Road, Bangkok 10330 Thailand Ph +66 2 126 8866

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

 0900
Growth disrupters in the chicken business

Gordon Butland
Director, G&S Agriconsultants Co Ltd, Thailand
Mr Butland established a career in accounting that saw him rise to become Chief Financial Officer for the Coca Cola Company for South Latin America. In 1989 he started his association with Rabobank International. In the mid-90s he started to visit Southeast Asia and in 1998 moved to Asia and became Rabobank’s Global Head of the poultry sector. In September 2004 he retired and is now concentrating on advisory assignments within the entire spectrum of the global poultry industry.

DEVELOPING & MARKETING INNOVATIVE MEAT PRODUCTS

0940
The science of product innovation

Robert van Barneveld
Group CEO and Managing Director of the Sunpork Group of Companies, Australia
Mr van Barneveld manages a group encompassing farms with 40,000 sows, a breeder farm, a slaughter works and a major processing plant. In addition to his work with SunPork, Robert is also a Non-Executive Director of the ASX-listed Ridley Corporation (Australia’s largest stockfeed manufacturer). He has worked widely with feedmills and livestock producers in Asia over the past 20 years and has a PhD in amino acid nutrition of monogastrics.

1020
Standards for ensuring consumer respect

Peter Bracher
Managing Director – Asia Pacific, NSF International, Thailand

Mr Bracher’s background is as a Government enforcement officer in the UK, where he gained experience managing a meat inspection service covering rural slaughterhouses, and he also worked as a Chief Environmental Health Officer.  He then moved to the commercial sector where he managed the food safety and health and safety teams for Tesco, the UK based international retailer, before moving to ASDA, which is part of the US based retailer Walmart, as their director responsible for food safety, quality and sustainability.  To gain more international experience, Mr Bracher moved to India where he was Head of Operations for the major retailer Reliance Retail.

1050      Coffee break

1120
What do you want to be famous for?
Rob Gosney
Protein Product Development and Innovation Advisor, Australia

1150      Discussion panel with the speakers from the morning session.

1220      Lunch

1330
Developing the potential of meat alternatives

Ricky Lin Founder, Life3 Biotech; and Leong Lai Peng, Senior Lecturer, National University of Singapore
Ricky Lin is the founder of Life3 Biotech, a start-up company focusing on innovative functional foods and beverages through the use of natural plant-based ingredients; to address health concerns such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and osteoporosis attributed to poor nutrition and lifestyle habits.
Dr Leong Lai Peng is a lecturer of the Food Science & Technology (FST) Programme at NUS. Her research focuses on the kinetics of chemical reactions in foods which includes the Maillard reaction and reactions involving antioxidants. Dr Leong also works on shelf life extension and prediction of foods in which both chemical and physical methods were used.

1410
Developments in ASEAN trade and regulations

Sara Aparicio Hill
Associate, K&L Gates, Singapore
Ms Aparicio Hill is an associate at the international law firm, K&L Gates, in Singapore. She concentrates her practice on ASEAN and EU regulatory and compliance matters, in addition to advising on free movement of goods and services, data protection, competition, antitrust and trade matters; with a focus on the food, functional food, beverage, cosmetics and feed industries. Immediately prior to joining the firm, she managed a boutique consultancy in Singapore dedicated to advising the food, functional food and beverage industries.

1450
Potential for innovative pork products
Robert van Barneveld
Group CEO and Managing Director of the Sunpork Group of Companies, Australia

ADOPTING NEW MEAT PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY

1530
A chaired roundtable of presentations and discussion from leading developers of processing and packaging equipment on the latest and coming advances in cooking and coating technologies, thermo forming and packaging solutions.

1600      Panel discussion with speakers from the afternoon session.

1630      Conference close

 

* Please note that this program may be subject to change.