Conference Detailed Program

 
 
  Day 1: Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
 

MORNING MANTRA KEYNOTE SESSION

12:00 noon - 1:25 pm

  Chair & Speaker :

Dr. G. Thyagarajan, FRSC, Former Director, CSIR Laboratories; Former Scientific Secretary, COSTED

Title: The Expanding Nutra Horizon and the Unfolding Opportunities and Responsibilities

  Keynote Speakers:  

Dr. V. Prakash, FRSC

Distinguished Scientist of CSIR - India;

Vice President, International Union of Nutritional Science (IUNS)

Hon. Director of R&D and Innovation at JSS MVP, Mysore;

Chairman, 9th Nutra India Summit
 

Dr. B. Suresh,

Vice Chancellor, JSS University, Mysore &

President, Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi

Title:  Redefining Neutraceuticals

 

Lunch

1:30 pm - 2:25 pm

 

R & D INNOVATION IN FUNCTIONAL FOODS & DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS

2:30 pm - 3:35 pm

  Chair :

Dr. D.B. A. Narayana

Chairman, Herbal Products Committee, Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC)

  Speakers :

Dr. Deepa Shenoy

Senior Research Scientist, Open  Innovation - Amway Global R & D, USA

Title: A360º Approach To Innovating Functional Foods And Dietary Supplements For The Healthy Aging Consumer


 

Prof . Dr. Helmut Weidlich

Chairman, Institut Prof. Dr. Georg Kurz GmbH, Germany

Title: Nutrition and human cell growth - the new frontier for new products


Dr. Priti Vaidyanathan

Senior Manager, Technical Service, Sami Labs Ltd.

Title: Innovation on Lycopene from Gac fruit and its adaptation to Indian soil


 

Tea Break & Visit to NuFFoods Exhibition

3:40pm - 4:25 pm

 

R & D INNOVATION IN INGREDIENTS

4:30 pm - 5:55 pm

  Chairs :

Dr. V. G. Dhanakumar

Director, Indian Institute of Plantation Management,(IIPM), Bangalore
 

Dr. Deepak Dave

Medical director Kasturba Health Society& Medical Research Centre

Consulting Gynecologist and Head of Dept. Ob. Gyn. BSES MG Hospital

 
  Speakers  

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Mr. Dan Souza

Senior Director of Sales and Marketing, Naturex- DBS, USA

Title: Full Spectrum cranberry for prostate and urinary tract health
 

Dr. Jatinder Rana

Senior Principal Research Scientist

Analytical Sciences, Amway R&D, USA

Title: New approaches for the Development of Functional Botanical Ingredients for Innovative Products
 

Dr. David Cai

Senior Regional Manager,

Scientific Marketing, Regulatory and External Affairs

BASF (Asia), Human Nutrition (ENH), Nutrition and Health, China

Title: Heart healthy ingredients for Indians - a case study of plant sterols

 

Dr. Jagadish Mittur

Head –Biotech Facilitation Center, KBITS

Title: Efforts by the Department of IT, BT and S & T, Government of Karnataka towards promoting Entrepreneurship in Nutraceuticals

 

 
 
 

CEO SUMMIT

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

  Theme: “What is the New Sutra for Nutra in the Emerging Global Economy”
  Chair :

Dr. V. Prakash, FRSC

Distinguished Scientist of CSIR - India;

Vice President, International Union of Nutritional Science (IUNS)

Hon. Director of R&D and Innovation at JSS MVP, Mysore;

Chairman, 9th Nutra India Summit

  Panelists        :

Dr. G. Thyagarajan, FRSC

Former Director, CSIR Laboratories;

Former Scientific Secretary, COSTED
 

Dr. Lekh R. Juneja

Representative Director,

Executive Vice President, Taiyo Kagaku Co., Ltd., Japan
 

Mr. Ajay Khanna

Country Head, Herbalife International India Pvt. Ltd.

 

Mr. Rajesh Kumar

Director & CEO ,SAMI Direct

 

Dr. V. G. Dhanakumar

Director, Indian Institute of Plantation Management,(IIPM), Bangalore


Dr. J. L. N. Sastry

Head - Healthcare Research, Dabur Research & Development Center (DRDC)

Dabur India Limited

 

Mr. Sarath Naru 

Managing Partner, Ventureast
 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Day 2: Thursday, March 13th, 2014
 

MORNING MANTRA KEYNOTE SESSION

10:00 an - 10:55 am

  Chairs :

Dr. V. Prakash, FRSC

Distinguished Scientist of CSIR - India;

Vice President, International Union of Nutritional Science (IUNS)

Hon. Director of R&D and Innovation at JSS MVP, Mysore;

Chairman, 9th Nutra India Summit
 

Dr. Judith Meech

Secretary General,

International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST), Canada

  Keynote Speakers :

Dr. Pingfan Rao

President, International Union of Food Science & Technology (IUFoST);

Vice President, Chinese Institute of Food Science and Technology, China;

Professor & Director, Institute of Biotechnology,

Fuzhou University, Fujian, China

Title: Intestine: the Key Target of Antioxidant Nutraceuticals
 

Mr. Karel Mager

Quality Management & Industrialisation Specialist Givaudan, The Netherlands

Title: EHEDG subgroup Dry Materials Handling - the past 15 years

 

Tea Break

11:00 am - 11:25 am

 

PROBIOTICS, ENZYMES AND NUTRIGENOMICS - THE WELLNESS THREAD

11:30 am - 12:55 pm

  Chair :

Dr. P.M.Murali

President, Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises (ABLE),

Managing Director, Evolva Biotech

  Speakers :

Dr. N. Ranganathan

Senior VP (R&D),Kibow Biotech Inc., USA and

Board Member of International Probiotics Association

Title: Probiotics - Beyond Gut and Digestive healthcare applications
 

Prof. Angel Gil

Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology II,

Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology; Centre of Biomedical Research;

University of Granada; President of the Iberomerican Nutrition Foundation ; President of the Spanish Nutrition Foundation, Granada, Spain

Title: Mechanism of action of Probiotics
 

Prof. Lucy Sun Hwang

Distinguished Professor, Graduate Institute of Food Sci. and Tech. National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

Title: Plant bioactive components with anti- Alzheimer’s disease potential
 

 

 

Lunch

01:00 pm - 01:55 pm

 

MARKETING AND BRAND BUILDING STRATEGIES - CONSUMERS

2:00 pm - 3:25 pm

  Chair & Speaker :

Dr. R. B. Smarta

Managing Director,

Interlink Marketing Consultancy Pvt. Ltd.

Title: Marketing & Brand Building of Healthy Brand

  Chair :

Mr. Milind Kokje

Editor, NuFFooDS Spectrum

  Speakers :

Mr. Nigel Sunley

Member of IUFoST Governing Council, Sunley Consulting - Technical Consultancy to the Food Industry, South Africa

Title: Principles Governing The Ethical And Legal Marketing Of Nutraceutical Ingredients”
 

Mr. Sunil Shetty

Director,Planning Services,

Draftfcb Ulka Advertising Pvt. Ltd.

Title: Communication: The Key Competitive Advantage in a Commoditised world
 

Ms. Anne Goldman

Member of the IUFoST Governing Council,

Vice President of Consumer Research, ACCE International, Canada

Title: Consumer Engagement with Nutritional products - a consumer research perspective
 

 

 

Tea Break & Visit to NuFFooDs Exhibition

03:30 pm - 04:25 pm

 

DOCTORS & NUTRITIONISTS FORUM ON: IMMUNITY & DISEASE DELAYING WITH

SPECIAL FOCUS ON LIFESTYLE DISEASES

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

  Chairs :

Dr. Jamuna Prakash

Professor, Dept. of Food Science and Nutrition,

University of Mysore and

Hon. Ambassador, Global Harmonization Initiative.

 

Dr. Rekha Sharma

President, Indian Dietetic Association

Country Representative and Director, International Confederation of Dietetic Associations

President and Director, Nutrition and Dietetics, Diabetes Foundation (India)

 

  Speakers :

Dr. Sukhinder Kaur Cheema

Professor, Department of Biochemistry

Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada

Title: The power of omega- 3 fatty acids in health: From conception through ageing
 

Dr. Nicolas Issaly

Research Programs Manager,

Naturex, Valencia, Spain

Title: Naturally manage post- prandial glucose thanks to Glucevia®, a natural extract from the seeds / fruits of Fraxinus excelsior L: clinical evidences of Glucevia® to reduce post prandial blood glucose peaks and to support healthy liver function (in vivo studies)
 

Dr. David Cai

Senior Regional Manager,

Scientific Marketing, Regulatory and External Affairs

BASF (Asia), Human Nutrition (ENH), Nutrition and Health,China

Title: Healthy ingredients 

 

Dr. Rama Vaidya

Reproductive Endocrinologist

Medical and Research Centre - Kasturba Health Society

Title: Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) & gut-microbiota- New therapeutic targets

 

Dr. Priyanka Rohatgi

President, Indian Dietetic Association ,Bangalore Chapter

Chief Clinical Dietician,Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore

Title: Role of immune boosters in delaying lifestyle diseases

 

AWARDS FUNCTION

6:30 pm onwards

   
  Day 3: Friday, March 14th, 2014
 

MORNING MANTRA KEYNOTE SESSION

10:00 am - 10.35 am

  Chair :

Dr. Ajit Kumar, IAS

Vice Chancellor,

National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and

Management, (NIFTEM)

  Keynote Speaker :

Dr. Rickey Yada

President Elect, International Union of Food Science & Technology (IUFoST),

Professor, Canada Research Chair in Food Protein Structure

Scientific Director, Advanced Foods and Materials Canada (AFM Canada)

Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Title: The role of nutraceuticals, functional foods and other technologies in addressing food/nutrition security: A Canadian perspective.

 

Tea Break

10:40am - 10:55 am

 

GLOBAL TRENDS IN 3N’S - NUTRACEUTICALS, NUTRITIONALS & NATURALS

11:00 am - 12:25pm

  Chairs :

Dr. Ashok D.B. Vaidya

Research Director

Kasturba Health Society - Medical Research Cente
 

Prof. Dr. Luu Dzuan

Professor and Dean

Saigon Technology University (STU), HCM City, Vietnam

  Speakers :

Dr. Mary K. Schmidl

Member of IUFoST Governing Council

Department of Food Science and Nutrition,

University of Minnesota, USA

Title: The New Wealth Is Your Health
 

Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Minh Chau

Lecturer - Saigon Technology University (STU), HCM City, Vietnam

Communication Executive, Vietnam Association of Food Science & Technology

PR & Marketing Manager - Trieu An General Hospital

Trainer & Product Manager - SMEI Vietnam

Title: Vietnamese Gastronomical Wisdom In Folk Poems And Proverbs –

Ancient Instructions Tested By Modern Day Science
 

Dr. Madhavi Trivedi

Category Manager - Nutrition, PR Affairs and Communication

Kellogg India Private Limited

Title: Understanding Breakfast Eating Habits of Indians

 

Lunch 

12:30 pm - 1:25 pm

 

FOOD SAFETY REGULATIONS IMPACTING INDIAN INDUSTRY

1:30 pm - 3:55 pm

  Chairs :

Dr. V. Prakash, FRSC

Distinguished Scientist of CSIR - India;

Vice President, International Union of Nutritional Science (IUNS)

Hon. Director of R&D and Innovation at JSS MVP, Mysore;

Chairman, 9th Nutra India Summit


*Ms. Vinod Kotwal

Director (Codex/FA/Estt),

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)


  Speakers :

 

Dr. Pichet Itkor

Director, Regulatory Affairs - Thailand and Emerging Markets, Mead Johnson Nutrition, Thailand

Title: Regulatory Measures to Ensure Food Safety and Its Impact on International Food Trade
 

Prof. David P. Richardson

DPR Nutrition Limited, UK

Title: Risk analysis approaches for establishing maximum levels of vitamins and minerals in food supplements
 

Dr. B. H. Lim

DSM Nutritional Products Asia Pacific, Singapore

Title: Establishment of ASEAN Maximum Levels of Vitamins and Minerals in Health Supplements
 

 

Dr. V. D. Sattigeri

FSSAI Scientific Panel on Functional Foods, Nutraceuticals, Dietetic

Products and Other Similar Products

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)

Former scientist, Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore.

Title: Role of FSSAI in smooth regulation of Nutraceuticals


Ms. Rini Sanyal

Head, Worldwide Regulatory & Government & Industry Affairs, India

Herbalife International India Pvt. Ltd.

Title: Application of International Food Safety Guidelines in Indian Food Law

 

 

 
 

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