World Food Forum

WORLD FOOD RESEARCH AND INNOVATION FORUM

September

22

MORNING SESSION
10.30
Welcome address

Stefano Bonaccini, President of the Emilia-Romagna Region
Giuseppe Sala, Commissioner of the Government of Italy for Expo Milano 2015
Maurizio Martina, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, Italian Government

Feeding The Planet, Energy for Life: Global Food Scenario
Paolo De Castro
, Member of the European Parliament and Chairman of World Food Research & Innovation Forum International Steering Committee

World Food Research and Technology Forum

11.00
Chair Fabio Fava, Professor Alma Mater Studiorum, University of  Bologna and Italian Representative for Bioeconomy in Horizon 2020 committees, European Commission
11.05
Keynote speech
Research, innovation and technology for an improved and more sustainable primary production

Richard Visser, Professor and Chair Wageningen UR Plant Breeding, Wageningen University & Research Centre

11.25
Keynote speech
Research, innovation and technology for a more sustainable food processing and reduction and valorization of byproducts and waste

Dietrich Knorr, President European Federation of Food Science & Technology, EFFoST

11.45
Keynote speech
Research, innovation and technology for functional foods and novel food

Hans Verhagen, Senior Scientific Advisor Nutrition and Food Safety, National Institute for Public Health and Environment, RIVM

12.05
Round table
Research and Technologies for a sustainable food security and safety in developing/emerging countries

Chair Roberto Ridolfi, Director for Sustainable Growth and Development , Directorate-General for Development and Cooperation – EuropeAid , European Commission

Palma Costi, Minister for Productive activities, energy plan, green economy, Emilia-Romagna Region
Isabelle De Froidmont Goertz, Project Officer, DG Research & Innovation, F3 Agri Food Chain European Commission
Ann Tutwiler
, Director General, Bioversity International

Ladislau Martin Neto, Executive Director, Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation, Embrapa
Michela Petronio, Vice President Global Discovery Center, Barilla G. & R. F.lli
Luigi Bodria, Professor,  Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of Milan – President, CLUB of Bologna
Diana Battaggia, Head of Investment and Technology Promotion Office, United Nation of Industrial Development Organisation, UNIDO
Roger Beachy, Executive Director, World Food Center, University of CA, Davis

13.05
Conclusions

Paolo De Castro, Member of the European Parliament and Chairman of World Food Research & Innovation Forum International Steering Committee

September

22

AFTERNOON SESSION
World Food Safety and Security Forum
15.00
Welcome address

Representative, United Nations Expo Milano 2015

Giancarlo Caratti, Deputy Commissioner General for the EU participation in Expo 2015, European Commission

15.15
Chair Samuel Godefroy, Professor, Food Risk Analysis and Food Systems Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences, University Laval
15.20
Keynote speech
The European Strategies for the Food Safety in the global context

Ladislav Miko, Deputy Director General for the Food Chain – Directorate General for Health and Food Safety, European Commission

15.40
Keynote speech
Current world state in food safety and food security – a Call for action

Ren Wang, Assistant Director General, Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FAO

16.00
Keynote speech
The Path Forward for the U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): Partnership

Michael R. Taylor, J.D, Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, FDA

16.20
Round table
Promoting food safety and security globally through enhanced multisectoral collaboration

Chair Alex Thomson, Journalist and Broadcaster

Simona Caselli, Minister for Agriculture, Hunting and Fishing, Emilia-Romagna Region
Tobin Robinson, Head of Scientific Committee and Emerging Risks Unit, European Food Safety Authority, EFSA
Kazuaki Miyagishima, Director, Department of Food Safety and Zoonoses, World Health Organisation, WHO
Francesco Loreto, Director, Department of Biology, Agriculture and Food Science, National Research Council of Italy, CNR
Anne Roulin, Vice President Nutrition, Health & Wellness & Sustainability, NESTLE’

17.35
Conclusions

Marta Dassù, Executive President WE – Women for Expo and Senior Director of European Affairs, Aspen Institute

September

23

PLENARY SESSION
10.30
Welcome address

Diana Bracco, President Expo 2015 SpA and Commissioner General of Section for the Italian Pavilion
Luigi Nicolais, President of National Research Council of Italy, CNR

10.40
World Food Research and Technology Forum

Fabio Fava, Professor, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of  Bologna and Italian Representative for Bioeconomy in Horizon2020 committees, European Commission

10.50
World Food Safety and Security Forum

Samuel Godefroy, Professor, Food Risk Analysis and Food Systems Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences, University Laval

11.00
Round Table
A vision for the future

Chair Christian Patermann, Former Director EU Commission and Advisor German Government for Bioeconomy

Patrizio Bianchi, Minister European political development, school, university, research and work, Emilia-Romagna Region
Aldo Longo,
Director General, General aspects of rural development and research, Directorate – General for Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission
Paola Testori Coggi, Former Director General Health and Consumers, European Commission
Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, FDA
François Le Gall, Senior Advisor Food Safety and Livestock, Agriculture Practice, World Bank
Bev Postma, Executive Director Food Industry Asia, FIA
Bernhard Url
, Executive Director European Food Safety Authority, EFSA
Paolo De Castro, Member of the European Parliament and Chairman of World Food Research & Innovation Forum International Steering Committee
Cristina Tajani, Councilor for Labour Policies, Economic Development, University and Research, Municipality of Milan – Milan Urban Food Policy Pact

12.00
A shared strategy for a common agenda

Stefano Bonaccini, President of the Emilia-Romagna Region

12.15
Conclusions

Maurizio Martina, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, Italian Government

Forum language English-Italian

 

Entrances to Expo Milano 2015:

Triulza  West Entrance – Railway Station Rho Fiera EXPO
Regione Emilia-Romagna/Forum dedicated Entries A and B
9.30 – 11.30 am and 2 – 4 pm

Roserio East Entrance
Regione Emilia-Romagna/Forum dedicated Entry
9 -11.30 am and 2 – 4 pm

Speakers

09
SEP
2015

Aldo Longo

Director General, General aspects of rural development and research, Directorate - General for Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission

05
AUG
2015

Alex Thomson

Journalist and Broadcaster

06
AUG
2015

Ann Tutwiler

Director General, Bioversity International

01
SEP
2015

Anne Roulin

Vice President Nutrition, Health & Wellness & Sustainability, NESTLE’

02
FEB
2015

Bernhard Url

Executive Director, European Food Safety Authority, EFSA

04
AUG
2015

Bev Postma

Executive Director, Food Industry Asia, FIA

04
AUG
2015

Christian Patermann

Former Director EU Commission and Advisor German Government for Bioeconomy

15
SEP
2015

Cristina Tajani

Councillor for Labour Policies, Economic Development, University and Research, Comune di Milano

01
APR
2015

Diana Battaggia

Head of Investment and Technology Promotion Office, United Nation Industrial Development Organization, UNIDO

15
SEP
2015

Diana Bracco

President Expo 2015 SpA and Commissioner General of Section for the Italian Pavilion

04
AUG
2015

Dietrich Knorr

President of the European Federation of Food Science and Technology

04
AUG
2015

Francesco Loreto

Director, Department of Biology, Agriculture and Food Science – Research National Council of Italy, CNR

31
AUG
2015

François Le Gall

Senior Advisor Food Safety and Livestock, Agriculture Practice, The World Bank Group

15
SEP
2015

Giancarlo Caratti

Deputy Commissioner General for the EU participation in Expo 2015, European Commission

06
AUG
2015

Giuseppe Sala

Commissioner of the Government of Italy for Expo Milano 2015

04
AUG
2015

Hans Verhagen

Senior Scientific Advisor Nutrition and Food Safety, National Institute for Public Health and Environment, RIVM

01
APR
2015
Isabelle De Froidmont Goertz

Isabelle De Froidmont Goertz

Project Officer, DG Research & Innovation, F3 Agri Food Chain European Commission

04
AUG
2015

Kazuaki Miyagishima

Director, Department of Food Safety and Zoonoses - World Health Organization, WHO

04
AUG
2015

Ladislau Martin Neto

Executive Director, Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation - Embrapa

02
FEB
2015

Ladislav Miko

Deputy Director - General for the Food Chain - Directorate General for Health and Food Safety, European Commission

04
AUG
2015

Luigi Carlo Maria Bodria

Professor, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of Milan - President, CLUB of Bologna

04
AUG
2015

Luigi Nicolais

President of National Research Council of Italy, CNR

04
AUG
2015

Marta Dassù

Executive President WE – Women for Expo and Senior Director European Affairs, Aspen Institute Italia

02
FEB
2015
Maurizio Martina

Maurizio Martina

Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, Italian Government

05
AUG
2015

Michael Taylor J.D.

Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, FDA

01
SEP
2015

Michela Petronio

Vice President Global Discovery Center, Barilla G. & R. F.lli

28
MAY
2015
Palma Costi

Palma Costi

Minister for Productive activities, energy plan, green economy, Emilia-Romagna Region

02
APR
2015
Paola Testori Coggi

Paola Testori Coggi

Former Director General Health and Consumers of the European Commission

02
FEB
2015
Paolo De Castro

Paolo De Castro

Member of the European Parliament and Chairman of World Food Research & Innovation Forum International Steering Committee

03
SEP
2015

Patrizio Bianchi

Minister European political development, school, university, research and work, Emilia-Romagna Region

04
AUG
2015

Ren Wang

Assistant Director General, Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FAO

01
SEP
2015

Richard GF Visser

Professor and Chair Wageningen UR Plant Breeding, Wageningen University & Research Centre

09
SEP
2015

Roberto Ridolfi

Director for Sustainable Growth and Development, DG DEVCO, European Commission

04
AUG
2015

Roger Beachy

Executive Director of World Food Center, University of CA, Davis

28
OCT
2014

Samuel Godefroy

Full professor, Food Risk Analysis and Regulatory Systems, Department of Food Sciences, Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods (INAF), University Laval, Québec, QC, Canada & Global Institute for Food Security, Queens University of Belfast, United Kingdom

01
APR
2015
Simona Caselli

Simona Caselli

Minister for Agriculture, Hunting and Fishing, Emilia-Romagna Region

02
FEB
2015
Stefano Bonaccini

Stefano Bonaccini

President of the Emilia-Romagna Region

04
AUG
2015

Tobin Robinson

Head of the Scientific Committee and Emerging Risks Unit, European Food Safety Authority, EFSA

Participants
partecipants

International Institutions
Research networks
Business

Geopolitical areas
Global geopolitical areas
European Union
U.S.A
Latin America
Asia
Africa