Past Speakers - Speakers Directory 2013

 

     
 

Dr. A.G. Appu Rao

Emeritus Scientist, Department of Studies in Biochemistry,
University of Mysore

Session :

Workshop: Panel Discussion on Emerging Indian Food Regulatory Scenario : Role of “Team India”


Speaker Profile :

Academic Record:

Ph.D. in Biochemistry (1975)

Post-Doctoral Training – 1976-1980 (Department of Biophysics & Genetics, University of Colorado Medical Centre, Denver, Color...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Ms. Rinka Banerjee

Regional Technology Director, Foods/South Asia
Hindustan Unilever Limited

Session :

Product Innovation in Functional Foods & Dietary Supplements


Speaker Profile :

Rinka is the R&D Director for Foods South Asia at Unilever. She is responsible for delivering the R&D program in South Asia and is part of the Foods Category Leadership Team at Unileve...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. Jeethan Bendoor

Consultant Physician
Neuvithrah Nutrition Pvt. Ltd.

Session :

Pharma’s growing Synergy with Nutra Sector


Speaker Profile :

Dr Bendoor obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S) from Bangalore University, India, in 1989, after which he practiced medicine before commencing research in D...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Mr. Xavier Benoist

Sales Director
Nexira International, Rouen Cedex, France

Session :

Novel Routes to Product Innovation through Ingredients


Speaker Profile :

Master Degree in food science at the National School of Agronomy and

Food Industry of Nancy, France (ENSAIA). Major in food engineering and beverage technologies (brewery industry). Af...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Mr. Kumar Bhatia

Former Managing Director
National Seeds Corporation & Advisor Ministry of Food Processing Industries

Session :

Workshop - Panel Discussion on Emerging Indian Food Regulatory Scenario: Role of “Team India”


Speaker Profile :

Qualifications: B.Tech(Hons)IIT Kharagpur
MS (USA)
MBA (Delhi Univ)
Former MD National Seeds Corpn and Adviser Ministry of Food Processing
Member of the Panel

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. Amitabh Chandra

Manager, Chromatography Sciences Group, Analytical Sciences
AMWAY R&D, USA

Session :

Morning Mantra


Speaker Profile :

Dr. Amit Chandra is phytochemist with a doctorate in Natural Products Chemistry . He has over 24 years of experience in academia and industry in this area and currently works as the Manag...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Shri K. Chandramouli, IAS

Chairperson,
Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)

Session :

Dignitaries at Inaugural Function

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. Shobhit Charan

International Sales Manager
TCI Biotech, Japan

Session :

Product Innovation in Functional Foods & Dietary Supplements


Speaker Profile :

Dr. Shobhit Charan, a citizen of India studied his doctoral degree in Nanoscience & Nano- biotechnology from National Taiwan University and published papers in peer-reviewed journals....(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. Ashok D.B. Vaidya

Research Director,
Kasturba Health Society - Medical Research Centre

Session :

Awards Function ; Global Opportunities for Indian Companies Europe | Brazil | Canada

   
       
       
       
     
 

Ms. Padmaparna Dasgupta

Head Policy, Regulatory, R & D (Strategy & External Affairs),
GSK Consumer Healthcare

Session :

Workshop: Panel Discussion on Emerging Indian Food Regulatory Scenario - Role of “Team India”


Speaker Profile :

Mrs Dasgupta is currently heading the Policy, Regulatory and External Affairs division in Glaxo Smithkline one of the largest and oldest companies in India engaged in the business of nutritional fo...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. Gargi Dey

Assistant Professor & Faculty Incharge (T&P)
Jaypee University of Information Technology

Session :

Doctors & Nutritionists Forum - “Disease Management through Integrated 3N’s”


Speaker Profile :

Education

PhD, M.Sc

Biography

Assistant Professor, Jaypee University of Information Technology; Post doc (2007) BOYSCAST Fellow at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Fr...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. V.G. Dhanakumar

Director
Indian Institute of Plantation Management (IIPM) Bangalore

Session :

Indo China Forum Nutraceuticals, Flavours, Plantation Crops; Global Opportunities for Indian Companies Europe, Brazil, Canada


Speaker Profile :

Dr. V. G. Dhanakumar, is the Director, Indian Institute of Plantation Management Bangalore. He holds a Ph.D from University of Wisconsin-Madison/Cornell University- Ithaca. His areas of i...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Shri Satej Dnyandeo Patil

Chief Patron, Nutra India Summit; Hon’ble Minister of State, Home (Urban & Rural), Rural Development
Government of Maharashtra

Session :

Dignitaries at Inaugural Function

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. Kara Fitzgerald

Curriculum Advisory Committee Member at Institute for Functional Medicine, Adjunct Faculty Member,
University of Bridgeport Integrative and Functional Medicine

Session :

Doctors & Nutritionists Forum - “Disease Management through Integrated 3N’s”


Speaker Profile :

KARA FITZGERALD, ND, received her doctorate of naturopathic medicine from National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon. She completed a post-doctorate position in nutritional ...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Ms. Kelley Fitzpatrick

Nutri Tech Consulting Flax Council of Canada, Canada


Session :

Global Opportunities for Indian Companies Europe, Brazil, Canada


Speaker Profile :

Ms. Kelley Fitzpatrick is the principle of NutriTech Consulting which provides services in the areas of regulatory reviews and submissions; scientific presentations, bibliographies, newsl...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. Matt Frevel

CSO
Enzo Nutraceuticals Ltd., New Zealand

Session :

Product Innovation in Functional Foods & Dietary Supplements


Speaker Profile :

Dr. Frevel is the Chief Science Officer at Enzo Nutraceuticals. His career started with a PhD in Biochemistry and Cancer Genetics from the University of Otago, continued in cancer research at ...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Mr. Takehiko Furukawa

Director General
Jetro, Mumbai

Session :

Trend of Japanese Functional Food Market, Research and Development


Speaker Profile :

Mr. Takehiko Furukawa graduated from Kyoto Univesity, Japan in the year 1991 and joined Trade Development Department at JETRO Head office and in 1993 become the Director of JETRO Kitakyushu, Region...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Mr. Sandeep Gupta

Group VP - BD & Strategic Initiatives/Innovation
Geltec Private Limited

Session :

Pharma’s growing Synergy with Nutra Sector

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. Neerja Hajela

Head - Science
Yakult Danone India Private Ltd.

Session :

Doctors & Nutritionists Forum - “Disease Management through Integrated 3N’s”


Speaker Profile :

Dr. Neerja Hajela has done hers Masters in Microbiology and PhD in Biotechnology. She is the Head of Science at Yakult Danone India Pvt. Limited, Japanese French joint venture company bet...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Mr. Prabodh Halde

Head Regulatory
Marico Limited

Session :

Interactive Panel Discussion on Emerging Indian Food Regulatory Scenario - Role of “Team India”


Speaker Profile :

Mr. Prabodh Halde(Food Tech/MIRPM/MBA) currently working as Head Regulatory Marico Ltd. Marico is one of the fastest growing FMCG company in India with leadership in branded edible oils. ...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. Yuko Ishikawa

Research Leader,
National Food Research Institute (NFRI) National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Japan

Session :

Trend of Japanese Functional Food Market, Research and Development


Speaker Profile :

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Dr. Suresh Itapu

Consulting Scientist,
DuPont Nutrition & Health

Session :

Product Innovation in Functional Foods & Dietary Supplements


Speaker Profile :

Dr. Suresh Itapu has a Master’s and a Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology from G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pant Nagar, India. He worked for five years at De...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Prof. Samir K. Brahmachari

Secretary, Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), Govt. of India; Director General o
Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)

Session :

Dignitaries at Inaugural Function

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. Sanjeev K. Chaudhry

Managing Director
SRL Limited

Session :

Morning Mantra


Speaker Profile :

Dr. Chaudhry is the Managing Director of SRL Limited, India’s largest healthcare diagnostics company. He is also the Chairman of CSC NutrigenomicsPte Ltd Singapore and serves on Boa...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Mr. Rajesh Kumar

CEO
Sami Direct Marketing Pvt. Ltd.

Session :

CEO Summit


Speaker Profile :

Sami direct is the latest entity of Sami labs and Sabinsa group of companies marketing well researched nutraceuticals & cosmeceutical products through direct selling industry in India. Sami Lab...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. Krishan Lal

President
Indian National Science Academy

Session :

Dignitaries at the Inaugural Function; Novel Routes to Product Innovation through Ingredients;


Speaker Profile :

Dr. Lalis M.Sc. and Ph.D. Served as Lecturer and joined NPL and rose to be Director. His R&D contributions are in Crystal Growth & Lattice Imperfections, Instrumentation; CRMs; and Data&nbs...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Prof. Huub L. M. Lelieveld

President
Global Harmonization Initiative (GHI) GHI Association, The Netherlands

Session :

Interactive Panel Discussion on Emerging Indian Food Regulatory Scenario - Role of “Team India”

CEO Summit


Speaker Profile :

Huub Lelieveld is President of the Global Harmonization Initiative, Member of the Executive Committee and a Past-President of EFFoST (the European Federation of Food Science and Technology), Founde...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Prof. Dr. Jagmeet Madan

Principal President
Indian Dietetics Association (Mumbai Chapter) & Professor, Dept of Food and Nutrition SVT College of

Session :

Doctors & Nutritionists Forum - “Disease Management through Integrated 3N’s”


Speaker Profile :

Dr. Jagmeet Madan is a Nutrition expert and Consultant, Principal and Professor Department of Food & Nutrition , SVT College of Home Science, SNDT Women’s University ( Juhu), Mu...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. Murali Krishna Madhavapeddi

Formerly of R&D
DuPont, India

Session :

Workshop: Panel Discussion on Emerging Indian Food Regulatory Scenario - Role of “Team India”

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. Villoo Morawala-Patell

Founder and CMD
Avesthagen Limited

Session :

CEO Summit


Speaker Profile :

Dr. Villoo Morawala-Patell is an Academic Entrepreneur who founded Avesthagen in 1998. Avesthagen is globally recognized as a leading systems biology company with a unique model focused on t...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Mr. Karnvir Mundrey

Director,
Atharva Lifesciences Consulting

Session :

Pharma’s growing Synergy with Nutra Sector


Speaker Profile :

Karnvir Mundrey is Director of Atharva Lifesciences Consulting Pvt. Ltd. , a lifesciences consulting firm delivering market research and analysis to organizations around the world. ALCPL   del...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. P.M. Murali

President, ABLE Managing Director,
Evolva Biotech Pvt. Ltd.

Session :

Morning Mantra


Speaker Profile :

P M Murali, is currently Managing Director of the Swiss International Drug Discovery Company Evolva Biotech and also the President and CEO of Evolva Inc, USA. He established Evolva Biotec...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. G. Muralikrishna

Chief Scientist (Scientist-G) & Professor AcSIR, Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition
Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI)

Session :

Doctors & Nutritionists Forum - “Disease Management through Integrated 3N’s”


Speaker Profile :

Dr.G.Muralikrishna has been In CFTRI for the past 32 years and at present working as Chief Scientist( Scientist-G) and Professor AcSIR in the department of Biochemistry & Nutrition. H...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. Satoshi Nakagawa

General Manager, Scientific Affairs and Research Planning Department; Healthcare Products Developmen
Kyowa Hakko Bio Co, Ltd., Japan

Session :

Novel Routes to Product Innovation through Ingredients


Speaker Profile :

Satoshi Nakagawa was born in 1961 in Japan, and graduated The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Agricultural Chemistry/Faculty of Agriculture in 1987, following he obtained a degree of M...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Prof. Dr. Narendra Narain

President, Brazilian Society of Food Science and Technology; LAF - Labratório de Flavor e Análises C
Brazil Global Opportunities for Indian Companies - Europe | Brazil | Canada

Session :

Global Opportunities for Indian Companies Europe, Brazil, Canada


Speaker Profile :

Dr Narendra Narain is presently working as Professor at Federal University of Sergipe, Brazil. He obtained his PhD Food Technology degree from UDCT (Today ICT), Mumbai. He was a Visiting ...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. D.B.A. Narayana

(Retired) Director: Regulatory Affairs
Unilever Research India

Session :

Workshop: Panel Discussion on Emerging Indian Food Regulatory Scenario : Role of “Team India”


Speaker Profile :

Dr. Anantha Narayana ,a recipient of the Eminent Pharmacist award 2007, of the Indian Pharmaceutical Association, is an M.Pharm from Saugar University (MP) and holds a PhD from Delhi University. He...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Mr. M. Prasad Palthur

Sr. Director - Technical Operations & Regulatory Affairs
Indigene Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Session :

CEO Summit


Speaker Profile :

Dr. Palthur is a Senior Director of Technical Operations and Regulatory Affairs with nine years of pharmaceutical industry experience. Dr. Palthur is a regulatory affairs professional with internat...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Mr. J.S.D. Pani

Chairman,
Ayurpark Health Care Ltd.

Session :

Pharma’s Growing Synergy with Nutra Sector

   
       
       
       
     
 

Mr. Jagdish Patankar

Organising Secretary, Nutra India Summit; Managing Director,
MM Activ Sci-Tech Communications Co

Session :

Dignitaries at Inaugural Function

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. Kalpagam Polasa

Director Incharge & Head, Food & Drug Toxicology Research Centre,
National Institute of Nutrition (ICMR)

Session :

Workshop - Panel Discussion on Emerging Indian Food Regulatory Scenario: Role of “Team India”


Speaker Profile :

Has done her M.Sc., Ph.D. (Microbiology) and MBA. Currently working as Director-Incharge in the National Institute of Nutrition, she also heads the Food and Drug Toxicology Research Centre....(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. Jamuna Prakash

Professor, Department of Food Science and Nutrition
University of Mysore

Session :

Doctors & Nutritionists Forum - “Disease Management through Integrated 3N’s”


Speaker Profile :

Dr. Jamuna Prakash is teaching at Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Mysore, since many years. She is actively involved in research with many research publications, b...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. V. Prakash,

FRSC Chairman, Nutra India Summit; Distinguished Scientist of
CSIR - India; Council Member, IUNS , IUFoST & GHI

Session :

Dignitaries at Inaugural Function


Speaker Profile :

Padmashree Dr. V. Prakash is a Distinguished Scientist of CSIR- INDIA at JSS – MVP, Mysore.

He is Chairman Task Force on Nutritionals and Nutraceuticals in International Union&nb...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. R.B.N. Prasad

Chief Scientist & Head - Centre for Lipid Research,
CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, Govt. of

Session :

Product Innovation in Functional Foods & Dietary Supplements


Speaker Profile :

Dr R. B. N. Prasad presently heads Centre for Lipid Research at CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad. He has extensive experience in newer processing methodologies, value-added p...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Shri I.S.N. Prasad, IAS

Principal Secretary to Government, Department of Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science &
Government of Karnataka

Session :

Dignitaries at Inaugural Function

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. Pingfan Rao

President, International Union of Food Science & Technology (IUFoST); Vice President, Chinese Instit
China

Session :

CEO Summit

Indo China Forum Nutraceuticals, Flavours, Plantation Crops


Speaker Profile :

Pingfan Rao, Ph.D., received BEng in food technology from Fuzhou University of China in 1982, Msc in food science from Hiroshima University of Japan in 1986, and phD in biochemistry from ...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Mr. V.S. Reddy

Managing Director,
British Biologicals

Session :

CEO Summit


Speaker Profile :

A cancer patient undergoing chemotherapy deals with internal burns.

A patient with renal failure undergoes dialysis and needs to control the intake of certain foods.

 A diabeti...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Mr. John Ruff

President,
Institute of Food Technologists(IFT), USA

Session :

CEO Summit

Morning Mantra


Speaker Profile :

During a 36 year career across 6 countries with Kraft, John Ruff led Global Research, Global Quality, NA and International Development, before pioneering Kraft’s Health &Wellnes...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. R.K. Sanghavi

Chairman,
Nutraceutical & Medical Subcommittees (IDMA)

Session :

Pharma’s growing Synergy with Nutra Sector


Speaker Profile :

 Practicing physician in Mumbai since nearly 30 years.
 Simultaneously associated with Pharma industry for nearly 30 years.
 Assisted over 65 such companies in cap...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. Deepa Shenoy

Open Innovation Senior Scientist New Technology Health & Beauty Nutrilite . Artistry .
Amway Research & Development, USA

Session :

Novel Routes to Product Innovation through Ingredients


Speaker Profile :

Dr. Deepa Shenoy, PhD is an open innovation champion for Amway's billion dollar product lines at its Nutrilite division in Buena Park, California. She has a breadth of experience ranging from&...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Mr. Ajit Singh

President -Health Foods & Dietary Supplements Association (HADSA) and Chairman -
ACG Worldwide (Formerly Associated Capsules Group)

Session :

CEO Summit


Speaker Profile :

ACG Worldwide, formerly known as the Associated Capsules Group of Companies in Mumbai, India, took over a sick company and factory making empty hard gelatin capsules at Ludbreg, near Varazdin in Cr...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. Vilas P. Sinkar

Vice President, Research & Development and Head of Unilever R&D
Hindustan Unilever Limited

Session :

CEO Summit

Morning Mantra


Speaker Profile :

Vilas Sinkar is the Vice President , Research & Development, and Head of Unilever R&D, Bangalore.

Vilas Sinkar has MS and Ph. D. in Biological Sciences from University of Roche...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. R.B. Smarta

Managing Director
Interlink Marketing Consultancy Pvt. Ltd.

Session :

Pharma’s growing Synergy with Nutra Sector


Speaker Profile :

Raja B. Smarta as a consultant and advisor, has an ability of converting, science, competencies and aspirations of his clients in their business success. Experientially, he has spent almo...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. Vivek Srivastav

Chief Scientific Officer
Zeon Lifesciences Ltd.

Session :

Pharma’s growing Synergy with Nutra Sector


Speaker Profile :

Dr. Vivek Srivastav has Doctorate Qualifications in Alternative medicine. His research work was based on botanical food and therapeutics. Dr. Vivek has over 7 Years multifarious industria...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. Madhavi Trivedi

Category Manager - Nutrition, PR Affairs and Communication,
Kellogg India Private Limited

Session :

Doctors & Nutritionists Forum - “Disease Management through Integrated 3N’s”


Speaker Profile :

Madhavi Trivedi is a Category Manager (Nutrition, PR Affairs and Communication with Kellogg India Private Limited. She holds a Master’s Degree in Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics and ...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Mr. John Venardos

Member , IADSA Executive Council; Senior Vice President, Worldwide Regulatory, Government and Indu
Herbalife, USA

Session :

Morning Mantra


Speaker Profile :

Since his time as a graduate intern to the speaker of the House of Representatives, John has played a role in shaping governmental and regulatory policies. He has worked tirelessly with author...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Prof. Dr. Helmut Weidlich

Chairman
Institut Prof. Dr. Georg Kurz GmbH, Germany

Session :

Global Opportunities for Indian Companies Europe, Brazil, Canada


Speaker Profile :

Born in 1952 in Germany Helmut Weidlich studied and holds degrees in physics, engineering and economy. Since many years he runs Institue Kurz GmbH, Germany, a group of laboratories and cu...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Dr. Rickey Y. Yada

Professor, Canada Research Chair in Food Protein Structure; Scientific Director, Advanced Foods and
Department of Food Science University of Guelph, Onta

Session :

Novel Routes to Product Innovation through Ingredients


Speaker Profile :

Dr. Rickey Yada received his PhD from the Department of Food Science at the University  of British Columbia in 1984. He has served as Chair of the Department of Food Science and as the As...(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
     
 

Mr. Masaru Yoshida

Chief, Associate Professor, Division of Metabolomics Research (Chief) Division of Gastroenterology
The Integrated Center for Mass Spectrometry Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

Session :

Trend of Japanese Functional Food Market, Research and Development


Speaker Profile :

EXPERIENCE

2008-present Associate Professor, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine

2005-2008  Assistant Professor, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine(Read Mode)...

   
       
       
       
 
 


 

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