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Food Contact Asia

28-29 November 2023
Virtual Event

"A great opportunity to get expert guidance from Industry Leaders, Regulators and compliance specialist, on Packaging Compliance issues facing the Asian Food "

- Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited 

Recognised as the go-to event for the entire food contact value chain, Smithers' Food Contact Asia conference returns November 28-29, 2023 in the online format to once again ignite important discussion around the regulatory landscape and market demand for packaged food and beverage products, and new opportunities for global expansion across all sectors of the food contact materials supply chain.

Designed to give a comprehensive overview of all key food contact regulatory areas for those in the chemicals, plastics, materials and packaging sectors, Smithers' Food Contact Asia 2023 conference will provide a detailed guide to relevant legislations, what to expect in the future and how to prepare for it now, plus vital information on harmonisation and non-harmonisation across different countries.


2023 Advisory Board

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Tom Carr - Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited

Tom Carr

Senior Packaging Technologist at Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited
Professor Marco Zhong -  National reference laboratory for Food Contact Material - IQTC

Professor Marco Zhong

Laboratory Director at National reference laboratory for Food Contact Material - IQTC
Jiaqi Yuan - Dow Chemical

Jiaqi Yuan

Asia Product Stewardship Leader, Packaging and Specialty Plastics at Dow Chemical
Bonnie Zhang - Nouryon

Bonnie Zhang

PhD, CST, Senior Regulatory Manager at Nouryon
Rainbow Zhang - Intertek ASSURIS China

Rainbow Zhang

Ph.D, Diplomat of Certified Toxicologist, CST General Manager at Intertek ASSURIS China
Danhof Lee - PPG Packaging Coatings

Danhof Lee

Former Regulatory Affair & Technical Administration Director, Asia Pacific at PPG Packaging Coatings
Guiqin Shang - Nanjing Customs Testing Center for Dangerous Goods and Packaging

Guiqin Shang

Professor/ Director at Nanjing Customs Testing Center for Dangerous Goods and Packaging
Shengnan Li - PPG Packaging Coatings AP

Shengnan Li

FCM Regulatory Manager at PPG Packaging Coatings AP
Eric Gu - Keller and Heckman

Eric Gu

Senior Regulatory Counselor at Keller and Heckman
Nick Cheng - TUV Rheinland Japan Ltd.

Nick Cheng

Manager – Food Contact materials, Business Stream Products, Asia Pacific and Greater China Region at TUV Rheinland Japan Ltd.
Sylvain Rannou - PPG

Sylvain Rannou

Regional Manager, Food Contact Regulatory Compliance AP at PPG
Jieling Su - Amcor China

Jieling Su

Senior Engineer, Product Safety Dept. at Amcor China

2022 Agenda

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Pre-Conference Workshop
Session 1: Regulatory update and interpretation in APAC and above
Session 2: Hearing from the end users: challenges and opportunities
Session 3: Hearing from FCM value chain: driving sustainable and safe food packaging
Session 4: Food Contact Regulatory update in North America
Session 5: Testing and Studies for Food Contact Materials
Session 6: Global development on sustainability in Food Contact Packaging

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