Under the patronage of

15 - 17 March 2020

Egypt International Exhibition Center, Cairo, Egypt

Day 1 - 15th March

  • 10:00-11:00 Opening Ceremony & Exhibition Launching

    Hany Khafagi, General Manager Informa Markets Egypt

    Atef Idris, President - MEFOSA

    Pierre Pienarre - President - WPO

    Ashraf El Gazayerli, Chairman - Chamber of food industries

    Ahmed Gaber, Chairman - Chamber of printing & packaging

    Hussein Masnour, Chairman - Egypt Food Safety Authority

  • Track 1: Food Solutions & Ingredients – Innovative Perspective
  • 11-00 - 12.30

    Topic: New Technical Regulations for Food Additives


    Dr. Hussein Mansour, Chairman of the National Food Safety Authority (NFSA)

    Eng. Ashraf el Gazayerli, Chairman of the Chamber of Food Industries (CFI)

    Eng. Shahat Selim, Deputy Executive Director for Governmental Affairs and Regulations (CFI)

  • 12:30 – 1:00

    Topic: Extending the definition of ‘natural’ for a new generation – and balancing tensions between consumer demands, emerging societal needs, and a new market reality.


    Mamdouh Seoudy, Business development & Marketing Manager International Flavors & Fragrances - Dubai

  • 1:00 – 1:30

    Topic: Olein Content in Ostrich Oil


    Dr. Amany Basiuny, Professor - Beni Suef University

  • 1:30 – 2:00

    Topic: Attributes of Whey Enriched with an Apple Concentrate During Storage


    Dr. Maria El Deghel, Professor - Notre Damme University - Lebanon

  • 2:00 - 2:30

    Topic: The next generation of healthy food nutritions


    Dr. Mohamed Abdelgawad, Marketing Manager - Tiba Starch & Glucose manufacturing

  • 2:30 – 2:45

    Panel Discussion

  • 2:45 - 3:45 Break Time


    Track 2 : Food Adulteration & Food Fraud – Ingredients and Raw Material

  • 3:45 – 4:15

    Topic: Food Safety Regulations


    Dr. Hussein Mansour, National Food Safety Authority Egypt

  • 4:15 – 4:45

    Topic: Insights on food Fraud


    Dr. Atef Idriss, President - Mena Food Safety Associates

  • 4:45 – 5:15

    Topic:TBA


    Yamen Rabie Saad, Sanei

  • 5:15 – 5:30

    Panel Discussion

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Day 2 - 16th March

  • Track 3: Food Technology for a Sustainable System – From Farm to Fork
  • 9:00 – 10:00

    Topic: Solar power water heating implementation


    Taymour Ibrahim, Technical expert, SHIP, United Nations Industrial Development Organization

  • 10:00 – 10:30

    Topic: Valorization of Food Industries Wastes into Sustainable Food Products: a case study on Dairy and Brewing Industries


    Dr. Marc Bou Zeidan, Coordinator of the Experimental Field of the School of Engineering at Holy Spirit University of Kaslik - USEK

  • 10:30 – 11:00

    Topic: Influence of Storage Conditions on Quality and Safety of Eggs collected from Lebanese farms


    Ghenwa Saleh, Professor - Beirut Arab University

  • 11:00 - 11:30

    Topic: Food Waste


    Annachiara Scandone - United Nations Industrial Development Organization

  • 11:30 - 12:00

    Panel Discussion

  • Track 4 : Food Manufacturing and Packaging: A New Paradigm
  • 12:00 – 12:30

    Topic: Packaging for Sustainability


    Prof. Pierre Pienaar, President - World Packaging Organization

  • 12:30 – 1:00

    Topic: Packaging for Marketing


    Soha Atallah, Vice President - World Packaging Organization – WordStar, Exhibitions & Conferences

  • 1:00 – 1:30

    Topic: TBA


    Dr. Mokhtar Harb, Land O’Lakes

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  • 1:30 – 2:00

    Panel Discussion

  • 2:00 - 3:00 Break Time


    Track 5 : Integration of Food Safety through Science & Prevention – Risk Analysis

  • 3:00 – 3:30

    Topic: Global Harmonization Initiative - improving food safety laws and regulations worldwide


    Dr. Mouawiya Haddad, GHI Ambassador

  • 3:30 – 4:00

    Topic: Risk Analysis & Mathematical Modeling in Food Industry


    Dr. Thouraya Attia, Food Safety & public health expert - Tunisia

  • 4:00 – 4:30

    Topic: Food Safety Risk Analysis and Good Consumer Practices


    Dina Abdallah, AHDO

  • 4:30 - 5:00

    Panel Discussion

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Day 3 - 17th March

  • Track 6: Block Chain, Supply Chain, & Traceability: Tools to Enhance Quality across the Food and Ingredient Lifecycle
  • 10:00 – 10:30

    Topic: TBA


    Dr. Nada El Darra, Professor - Beirut Arab University

  • 10:30 – 11:00

    Topic: TBA


    Dr. Tarek Sheta, Land O’Lakes

  • 11:00 – 11:30

    Topic: How Food Safety can be improved with efficient cold chain controls


    Benoist Mace, Business Unit Manager - Plug & Track by Proges plus - France

  • 11:30 – 12:00

    Topic: Assessment of the North Africa Performance on Agro-Food under PRIMA after two competitive calls


    Dr. Mohammed Wageih, Prima

  • 12:00 – 12:30

    Panel Discussion

  • 12:30 - 2:00 Break Time


    Track 7 : Functional Foods & Food Additives - A Global Perspective on Safety Evaluation and Use

  • 2:00 – 2:30

    Topic: Nutraceuticals, spice constituents as functional food

    Topic: Ingredients: Quality aspects and Indian market scenario

    Topic: Including international trade.


    Dr. Ravi Gokare, CHIEF SCIENTIST FOOD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY AND PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY & BIOTECHNOLOGY, Dayananda Sagar Institutions

  • 2:30 – 3:30

    Topic: Cost reduction in production


    Shereen Mossallam, Symbios Consulting

  • 3:30 – 4:00

    Topic:Economic production of navel orange and Keitt mango under protected and open field conditions in Northern Egypt


    Dr. Assem Mohammed, Central Laboratory for Agricultural Climate- Agricultural Research Center

  • 4:00 – 4:30

    Topic: Industry 4.0


    Shereen Mossallam, Symbios Consulting - GE Case study & success story

  • 4:30 – 5:00

    Topic: Sensory profile of hot dogs


    Alia Hetta, Technical manager at Hemaity foundation

  • 5:00 – 5:30

    Conclusion and remarks


    Dr. Nabih Ibrahim, Membebr : - Mefosa scientific committee - Egyptian food safety information centre

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